|It only takes 20 years for a liberal to become a conservative without changing a single idea. -- Robert Anton Wilson
A conservative government is an organized hypocrisy. -- Benjamin Disraeli
A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned to walk forward. -- Franklin D. Roosevelt
A conservative is a person who believes that nothing should be done for the first time. -- Alfred E. Wiggam
Economic conservatism is a way of spending money without getting any pleasure out of it -- Armand Salacrou
The most fatal illusion is the settled point of view. Since life is growth and motion, a fixed point of view kills anybody who has one. -- Brooks Atkinson
Prudence keeps life safe, but does not often make it happy. -- Samuel Johnson
Tradition is the living faith of dead people to which we must add our chapter while we have the gift of life. Traditionalism is the dead faith of living people who fear that if anything changes, the whole enterprise will crumble.
-- Jaroslav Pelikan
When you are right you cannot be too radical; when you are wrong, you cannot be too conservative." -- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
-- Franklin D. Roosevelt