Liberalism Quotes

Liberalism does not preclude an organisation of the flow of money in which some channels are used in decision making while others are only good for the payment of debts.

Jean-Francois Lyotard

Liberalism is totalitarianism with a human face.

Thomas Sowell

Liberals seem to assume that, if you don't believe in their particular political solutions, then you don't really care about the people that they claim to want to help

Thomas Sowell

Liberals tend to put the onus of your success on society and conservatives on you and your family.

Dennis Prager

Trudeauism: The Highest Form of Liberalism

Peter Brimelow

Liberalism is an attitude rather than a set of dogmas - an attitude that insists upon questioning all plausible and self-evident propositions, seeking not to reject them but to find out what evidence there is to support them rather than their possible alternatives.

Morris Raphael Cohen

Liberalism is financed by the dividends from Conservatism.

Craig Bruce

Liberalism is Rationalism in politics.

Francis P. Yockey

Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear.

William E. Gladstone

A man who has both feet planted firmly in the air can be safely called a liberal as opposed to the conservative, who has both feet firmly planted in his mouth

Jacques Barzun

Someone once said that a fool can put on his coat better than a wise man can put it on for him. The implications of that undermine most of the agenda of the political left.

Thomas Sowell

Liberalism, above all, means emancipation - emancipation from one's fears, his inadequacies, from prejudice, from discrimination, from poverty.

Hubert H. Humphrey

Of all the varieties of virtues, liberalism is the most beloved.

Aristotle

Liberalism is the supreme form of generosity; it is the right which the majority concedes to minorities and hence itis the noblest cry that has ever resounded on this planet.

Jose Ortega y Gasset

Liberals feel unworthy of their possessions. Conservatives feel they deserve everything they've stolen.

Mort Sahl

A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel.

Robert Frost

Any man who is under 30, and is not a liberal, has not heart; and any man who is over 30, and is not a conservative, has no brains.

Winston Churchill

A radical thinks two and two makes five. A liberal is more conservative. he knows two and two make four, but he's unhappy about it.

Herbert Prochnow

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

Willis Player

Conservative: a statesman who is enamoured of existing evils, as istinguished from the Liberal, who wishes to replace them with others.

Ambrose Bierce

Conservatism makes no poetry, breathes no prayer, has no invention; it is all memory. Reform has no gratitude, no prudence, no husbandry.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Liberals have many tails, and chase them all

Henry Louis Mencken

As Mankind becomes more liberal, they will be more apt to allow that all those who conduct themselves as worthy members of the community are equally entitled to the protections of civil government. I hope ever to see America among the foremost nations of justice and liberality.

George Washington

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

Robert Frost

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Updated On : May 01, 2012
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