Favorite Quotations ~  Conservatives & Liberals Official Handbook of Vast Right Wing Conspiracy

"Come, come, my conservative friend, wipe the dew off your spectacles, and see the world is moving." ~ Elizabeth Cady Stanton


The middle of the road is where the white line is—and that’s the worst place to drive. ~ Robert Frost

The revolt of the poet is invariably conservative at its roots. . . . Not politically conservative, but imaginatively conservative, with a profound regard for what is given, as earth or air, sun or moon or stars, or the dreams of man. ~ Cid Corman

Ask a late night talk show host whether he's liberal or conservative and the answer will likely be — what else? — A wisecrack. ~ Brad Wilson

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

In choosing a president, we really don't choose a Republican or Democrat, a conservative or liberal. We choose a leader. ~ Rudolph Giuliani

A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward. ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

The most radical revolutionary will become a conservative the day after the revolution. ~ Hannah Arendt

A liberal is a person whose interests aren't at stake at the moment. ~ Willis Player

It only takes 20 years for a liberal to become a conservative without changing a single idea. ~ Robert Anton Wilson

A liberal is a man who is willing to spend somebody else's money. ~ Carter Glass

I shall not grow conservative with age. ~ Elizabeth Cady Stanton

I think most newspapermen by definition have to be liberal; if they’re not liberal, by definition of it, then they can hardly be good newspapermen. If they’re preordained dogmatists for a cause, then they can’t be very good journalists. ~ Walter Cronkite, Playboy, June 1973

I’m a conservative, but I’m not a nut about it. ~ George Herbert Bush