Quotes of Conventional

“ Often, the less there is to justify a traditional custom, the harder it is to get rid of it. ”

- Mark Twain

“ 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

“ I do not know which to prefer, The beauty of inflections, Or the beauty of innuendoes, The blackbird whistling, Or just after. ”

- Wallace Stevens

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

- Mignon McLaughlin

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

- Lynwood L. Giacomini

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

- Woodrow Wilson

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

- Robert Frost

“ Baytown's a pretty conservative place,... Maybe it wasn't time for all that. ”

- Scott Johnson

“ War is to man what maternity is to a woman. From a philosophical and doctrinal viewpoint, I do not believe in perpetual peace. ”

- Benito Mussolini

“ We received a CID from the Justice Dept. and we have responded. ”

- Al Unser

“ Just because something is traditional is no reason to do it, of course. ”

- Lemony Snicket

“ We have tradition that so we believe, because both we from our predecessors, and they from theirs, have so received. ”

- Richard Hooker

“ I'm mainstream. Always have been. ”

- Bill Walton

“ The traditional anti-fun feminist point of view is that of course men are bad, and they make women do bad things. ”

- Tucker Carlson

“ There is one inevitable criterion of judgment touching religious faith… Can you reduce it to practice? If not, have none of it. ”

- Hosea Ballou

“ The traditional disputes of philosophers are, for the most part, as unwarranted as they are unfruitful. ”

- Alfred Jules Ayer

“ I know too much to be conservative or liberal. ”

- Bible

“ When you are right you cannot be too radical; when you are wrong you cannot be too conservative. ”

- Martin Luther King Jr.

“ You don't know a woman until you have received a letter from her. ”

- Ada Leverson

“ In success, you wouldn't be able to say I'm conservative or liberal. I'm part of the blame-America-last crowd. ”

- Stephen Colbert

“ Traditional nationalism cannot survive the fissioning of the atom. One world or none. ”

- Stuart Chase

“ I know what I have given you. I do not know what you have received. ”

- Antonio Porchia

“ You can find more traditional Shakespeare than we do. But what we want to bring to these works is energy, passion, freshness. ”

- John Bradshaw

“ We have the duty to protect the life of an unborn child. ”

- Ronald Reagan

“ I can't go anywhere without being recognized. I'm. ”

- David Schwimmer

“ Argumentative exhibitions bring issues to life in a way that very much irritates traditional curators who want to see their pictures valued for themselves. ”

- Jonathan Miller

“ Everyone is a reactionary about subjects he understands. ”

- Robert Conquest

“ I guess my natural inclination is to finish what I started. We have a Conservative government in Nova Scotia. What I want to see is a Conservative government in Ottawa. ”

- Peter MacKay

“ Family life itself, that safest, most traditional, most approved of female choices, is not a sanctuary: It is, perpetually, a dangerous place. ”

- Margaret Drabble

“ If your view of being conservative is he has to decide your way, then you're going to be disappointed. ”

- Lindsey Graham
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