Quotation by Edmund Burke

The objects of a financier are, then, to secure an ample revenue; to impose it with judgment and equality; to employ it economically; and, when necessity obliges him to make use of credit, to secure its foundations in that instance, and for ever, by the clearness and candour of his proceedings, the exactness of his calculations, and the solidity of his funds.
Edmund Burke (1729–1797), Irish philosopher, statesman. Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790).
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