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Definition of Expedience


  1. Alt. of Expediency

Expedience Quotations

There are no morals in politics; there is only expedience. A scoundrel may be of use to us just because he is a scoundrel.
Vladimir Lenin

When virtue is lost, benevolence appears, when benevolence is lost right conduct appears, when right conduct is lost, expedience appears. Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth; it is the beginning of disorder.
Lao Tzu

If, in our haste to 'progress,' the economics of ecology are disregarded by citizens and policy makers alike, the result will be an ugly America. We cannot afford an America where expedience tramples upon esthetics and development decisions are made with an eye only on the present.
Stewart Udall

The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts.
Edmund Burke

No man is justified in doing evil on the ground of expedience.
Theodore Roosevelt
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Expedience Translations

expedience in French is convenance
expedience in Spanish is oportunidad, conveniencia
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