Popular Quotes and Sayings about Conservatives

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

Interestingly, according to modern astronomers, space is finite. This is a very comforting thought-- particularly for people who can never remember where they have left things. ~Woody Allen

A love of tradition has never weakened a nation, indeed it has strengthened nations in their hour of peril; but the new view must come, the world must roll forward. ~Sir Winston Churchill

A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits. ~Woodrow Wilson

They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea. ~Sir Francis Bacon

For the skeptic there remains only one consolation: if there should be such a thing as superhuman law it is administered with subhuman inefficiency. ~Eric Ambler

Watch out for the fellow who talks about putting things in order! Putting things in order always means getting other people under your control. ~Denis Diderot

Prosperity is only an instrument to be used, not a deity to be worshipped. ~Calvin Coolidge

When you are right you cannot be too radical; when you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative. ~Martin Luther King Jr.

I never dared to be radical when young For fear it would make me conservative when old. ~Robert Frost

I am a Conservative to preserve all that is good in our constitution, a Radical to remove all that is bad. I seek to preserve property and to respect order, and I equally decry the appeal to the passions of the many or the prejudices of the few. ~Benjamin Disraeli