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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

NUMBER: 1911
AUTHOR: Edmund Burke (1729–97)
QUOTATION: I venture to say no war can be long carried on against the will of the people.
ATTRIBUTION: EDMUND BURKE, “Letters on a Regicide Peace,” letter 1, 1796–1797, The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke, vol. 5, p. 283 (1899).