Quotes of Conservative

“ The radical of one century is the conservative of the next. The radical invents the views. When he has worn them out the conservative adopts them. ”

- Mark Twain

“ A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward. ”

- Franklin D. Roosevelt

“ I never dared to be radical when young For fear it would make me conservative when old. ”

- Robert Frost

“ A conservative is a fellow who thinks a rich man should have a square deal. ”

- Frank Dane

“ Conservative. A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from a Liberal, who wishes to replace them with others. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ In choosing a president, we really don't choose a Republican or Democrat, a conservative or liberal. We choose a leader. ”

- Rudy Giuliani

“ No attempt at ethical or social seduction can eradicate from my heart a deep burning hatred for the Tory Party. So far as I am concerned they are lower than vermin. ”

- Aneurin Bevan

“ A conservative is a man who has plenty of money and don't see any reason why he shouldn't always have plenty of money. ”

- Will Rogers

“ Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are conservatives. ”

- John Stuart Mill

“ Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid, it is true that most stupid people are conservative. ”

- John Stuart Mill

“ A liberal is a conservative who's been arrested. A conservative is a liberal who's been mugged. ”

- Wendy Kaminer

“ Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers. ”

- Mignon McLaughlin

“ A conservative is someone who makes no changes and consults his grandmother when in doubt. ”

- Woodrow Wilson

“ A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits. ”

- Woodrow Wilson

“ The only thing worse than a knee-jerk liberal is a knee-pad conservative. ”

- Edward Abbey

“ The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness. ”

- John Kenneth Galbraith

“ A conservative is a man who believes that nothing should be done for the first time. ”

- Alfred E. Wiggam

“ It only takes 20 years for a liberal to become a conservative without changing a single idea. ”

- Robert Anton Wilson

“ The most radical revolutionary will become a conservative the day after the revolution. ”

- Hannah Arendt

“ A conservative government is an organized hypocrisy. ”

- Benjamin Disraeli

“ Any man who is under 30, and is not a liberal, has not heart; and any man who is over 30, and is not a conservative, has no brains. ”

- Sir Winston Churchill

“ A conservative believes nothing should be done for the first time. ”

- Lynwood L. Giacomini

“ All great peoples are conservative. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ No man can call himself liberal, or radical, or even a conservative advocate of fair play, if his work depends in any way on the unpaid or underpaid labor of women at home, or in the office. ”

- Gloria Steinem

“ Some fellows get credit for being conservative when they are only stupid. ”

- Kin Hubbard

“ That man's the true Conservative who lops the moldered branch away. ”

- Lord Alfred Tennyson

“ The idea of the sacred is quite simply one of the most conservative notions in any culture, because it seeks to turn other ideas — uncertainty, progress, change — into crimes. ”

- Salman Rushdie

“ The values to which the conservative appeals are inevitably caricatured by the individuals designated to put them into practice. ”

- Harold Rosenberg

“ There are no black conservatives. Oh, there are neoconservatives with black skin, but they lack any claim to blackness other than the biological. They have forgotten their roots. ”

- Stephen Carter

“ When a nation's young men are conservative, its funeral bell is already rung. ”

- Henry Ward Beecher
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