Edmund Burke

Ireland
12 Jan 1729 // 9 Jul 1797
Statesman / Author / Orator/ Philosopher

It is by sympathy we enter into the concerns of others, that we are moved as they are moved, and are never suffered to be indifferent spectators of almost anything which men can do or suffer. For sympathy may be considered as a sort of substitution, by which we are put into the place of another man, and affected in many respects as he is affected.

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