Quotes about Liberals
Most popular liberal quotes
But our democracy might work a bit better if we recognized that all of us possess values that are worthy of respect: if liberals at least acknowledged that the recreational hunter feels the same way about his gun as they feel about their library books, and if conservatives recognized that most women feel as protective of their right to reproductive freedom as evangelicals do of their right to worship.
As the word "liberal" is, in its classical meaning, the opposite of authoritarian, it is more accurate, therefore, to characterize the Modern Liberal as a Statist. ... The primary principle around which the Statist organizes can be summed up in a single word—equality.
A liberal is a person who believes that water can be made to run uphill. A conservative is someone who believes everybody should pay for his water. I'm somewhere in between: I believe water should be free, but that water flows downhill.
A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel.
You know what they say: if God had been a Liberal, we wouldn't have had the ten commandments. We'd have had the ten suggestions.
What a liberal really wants is to bring about change that will not in any way endanger his position.
The liberals in the House strongly resemble liberals I have known through the last two decades in the Civil Rights conflict. When it comes time to show on which side they will be counted, they suddenly excuse themselves.
There are no more liberals They've all been mugged.
Radical Chic invariably favors radicals who seem primitive, exotic, and romantic, such as the grape workers, who are not merely radical and "of the soil" but also Latin; the Panthers, with their leather pieces, Afros, shades, and shoot-outs; and the Red Indians, who, of course, had always seemed primitive, exotic, and romantic.
Stop the liberals from spending taxpayers' money on perverted, deviant art.
Conservative, n. A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal, who wishes to replace them with others.
The liberals can understand everything but people who don't understand them.
We who are liberal and progressive know that the poor are our equals in every sense except that of being equal to us.
He was learning for himself the truth of the saying, "A liberal is a conservative who has been arrested."
Any man who is under 30, and is not a liberal, has no heart; and any man who is over 30, and is not a conservative, has no brains.
I'm noticing a trend in which conservatives judge people by their actions whereas liberals judge people by their presumed secret thoughts. Am I imagining that trend? Could be confirmation bias.
A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day, a more tranquil night, and a bright, infinite future.
Conservative, n: A statesman who is enamoured of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal who wishes to replace them with others.
If God had been a Liberal there wouldn't have been Ten Commandments, there would have been Ten Suggestions.
Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear.
No matter how much people on the left talk about compassion, they have no compassion for the taxpayers.
Anyone who studies the history of ideas should notice how much more often people on the political left, more so than others, denigrate and demonize those who disagree with them — instead of answering their arguments.
There is something common to modern "liberal" and Salafi educations: they teach students answers rather than how to ask questions.