The Sentry

Once upon a time, a prince was asked to explain how he came to be so wise. As members of his court fell silent and attentive, the prince thought for a moment, and then shared this story: “I was a very undisciplined as a child, easily distracted and soft of character. My father saw this, … More The Sentry

Edmund Burke Nails It

A few weeks ago, one of our readers commented on the post “Will the American Aristocracy Please Stand Up” with the passage below from Edmund Burke, circa 1791. I didn’t want to let it remain in the comments section and risk it not being read by all. It’s extraordinary. Steve, thank you. Everyone, enjoy… “To … More Edmund Burke Nails It