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PostPosted: Tue Oct 26, 2010 6:17 pm 
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I have always heard that Edmund Burke said "all that is necessary for the triumph of evil, is that good men do nothing" Who said that?


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It has always been attributed to him, but after a vigorous search the source was never found in his work. Even Bartlett's had to change it and recognize that it could have been a 20th cent. paraphrase of something he said.


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