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Conservative quotes (12)
Conservatism makes no poetry breathes no prayer has no invention; it is all memory. Reform has no gratitude no prudence no husbandry.
Ralph Waldo Emerson Category: Conservative
Conservatives are not necessarily stupid but most stupid people are conservatives.
John Stuart Mill Category: Conservative
The modern conservative is engaged in one of mans oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.
John Kenneth Galbraith Category: Conservative
A conservative is a man who believes that nothing should be done for the first time.
Alfred E. Wiggam Category: 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 Category: Conservative
What is conservatism? Is it not adherence to the old and tried against the new and untried?
Abraham Lincoln Category: Conservative
CONSERVATIVE n. A statesman who is enamoured of existing evils as distinguished from a Liberal who wishes to replace them with others.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce Category: Conservative
Conservative: One who admires radicals centuries after theyre dead.
Leo Calvin Rosten Category: Conservative
What is valuable is not new and what is new is not valuable.
Henry Peter Lord Brougham and Vaux Category: Conservative
No man can be a conservative unless he has something to lose.
James Paul Warburg Category: Conservative
A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who has never learned to walk.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Category: Conservative
A Conservative government is an organized hypocrisy.
Benjamin Disraeli Category: Conservative