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Richard M. Nixon
People should not have to pay for pollution they do not cause.
I called to buy some meth, but I threw it away.
If I were ever prosecuted for my religion, I truly hope there would be enough evidence to convict me.
If you ask a conservative for a statement of his political convictions, he may well say that he has none, and that the greatest heresy of modernity is precisely to see politics as a matter of convictions as though one could recuperate, at the level of political purpose, the consoling certainty which once was granted by religious faith. In another sense, however, conservatism does rest in a system of belief, and is opposed as much to the theory as to the practice of socialist and liberal politics.
The Conservative Party have got to ask themselves, 'How do we persuade people who at the moment are voting Labour and Liberal Democrat to vote Conservative
A black conservative is a black who dissents from the victimization explanation of black fate.
I've been working since I was 14, and my father, being very conservative, has always been strict about my having a savings account.
There is a radicalism in all getting, and a conservatism in all keeping. Lovemaking is radical, while marriage is conservative.
The word 'racism' is like ketchup. It can be put on practically anything - and demanding evidence makes you a 'racist.'
You may boo, you may turn your back, but I have devoted my life to the conservative cause.
I haven't always been warmly welcomed for holding my conservative positions in Hollywood. Then again, I've never been very good at being politically correct either, on or off screen. So why start now?
I hadn't expected to be kidnapped today or I'd have worn something more conservative.
Opposing taxes is a key conservative value.
Paradigms of Republican vs. Democrat or Conservative vs. Progressive have been designed for obfuscation and entertainment.
I always like to make sense of things that, in theory, would not make any sense together. It's true that the core of Calvin Klein has been . . . I don't want to say conservative, but real clothes that are worn by everybody.
When you’re a conservative Republican, you never think people are making money by ripping other people off,” he said. His mind was now fully open to the possibility. “I now realized there was an entire industry, called consumer finance, that basically existed to rip people off.
The right honourable gentleman caught the Whigs bathing, and walked away with their clothes. He has left them in the full enjoyment of their liberal positions, and he is himself a strict conservative of their garments.
About all I can say for the United States Senate is that it opens with a prayer and closes with an investigation.
I will tell you my position now, as somebody who is ardently against [Donald Trump], as the sort of standard-bearer of the Republican Party and as sort of an impostor in the conservative movement, is, frankly, cautiously optimistic.
I have considered voting Conservative because I am so against the Labour party.
...a more open and honest appraisal of the true nature of Silicon Valley and its opportunities as well as the many problems.
Frankly, if independents and Democrats want to work with us on conservative ideas, I can do that better at Heritage than as a partisan inside.
I will never stand again for the leadership of the Conservative Party.
Richard M. Weaver
We are more successfully healed by the vis medicatrix naturae (healing power of nature) than by the most ingenious medical application.
Conservatives have no understanding of modern capitalism. They have a distorted understanding of the traditional values they claim to defend.
Everyone is a poet at 16, but how many are poets at 50? Generally, people seem to get more conservative as they age, but in my case, I seem to have gotten more radical.
Most contemporary philosophers are conservative and eager to keep their jobs.
My colleagues have expressed confidence in my ability to articulate our conservative message and to provide new focus to our efforts in the General Assembly.
Richard M. Weaver
The modern position seems only another manifestation of egotism, which develops when man has reached a point at which he will no longer admit the rights to existence of things not of his own contriving.
Bundy sternly tool his fellow endowment fund managers to task - not for being too bold, but for being insufficiently so: We have the preliminary impression that over the long run caution has cost our colleges and universities much more than imprudence or excessive risk-taking.
Often, to keep the family together, the woman will accept repeated beatings and rapes, emotional battering and verbal degredation; she will be debased and ashamed but she will stick it out, or when she runs he will kill her. Ask the politicians who exude delight when they advocate for the so-called traditional family how many women are beaten and children raped when there is no man in the family. Zero is such a perfect and encouraging number, but who, among politicians in male-supremacist cultures, can count that high?
People always say, "Could it have been a show about a conservative Republican administration?" No! Nobody wants to watch that! Watching Republicans flirt makes people queasy!
People are voting for Conservatives in greater numbers, but it's not translating into Conservative seats.
I'm conservative on some issues, and I'm progressive on others.
Character matters; leadership descends from character.
Jeb Bush is conservative governor,his record as governor is more conservative than any current republican governor in the country.
If freedom, democracy, and the rights of man are to be preserved through the ages, free men and women must accept the responsibilities that go with their freedoms.
I am not a liberal, not a conservative, not a believer in gradual progress, not a monk. I should like to be a free artist and nothing more.
Vote Labor and you build castles in the air. Vote Conservative and you can live in them.
The Republicans find their faith imperiled by Barney Frank's marriage. There is always a shadow on the wall, a monster in the closet, a mysterious rustling in the teeming underbrush of the conservative Id.
Inflation is taxation without legislation.
I grew up in a conservative household. That was the life of the time in Egypt: a conservative, middle-class household.
The Conservative sees in the free market the harmony of interests and rules of cooperation that also underlie the civil society.
...a Conservative backbencher called Margaret Thatcher managed, despite front bench opposition, to get enacted her Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960, which was aimed at opening up council meetings to both press and public.
If we Americans are split into two meaningful camps, it is not conservative versus liberal. The two camps are the politically awake and the hypnotized.
Our nation's continued prosperity hinges on our ability to solve environmental problems and sustain the natural resources on which we all depend.
John Kenneth Galbraith
I've become accustomed to supporting politicians who are more conservative than I am. This is not entirely a surprise.
Thatcher set ordinary people free, but into a landscape that her other policies had already shaped to suit other, more powerful interests, such as large corporations or Britons with inherited wealth.
I was wholeheartedly attracted to the conservative atmosphere that permeated the city of Washington.
Conservative talk radio works because there are lots of conservatives who are convinced that they are not getting the whole story from the regular media.