8 Quotes filtered by Conservatism
The Conservatives conserve what you have got, the Liberals are liberal with it and Labour gives it all away.
To be a Conservative is to prefer the tried to the untried, the fact to mystery, the actual to the possible, the limited to the unbounded, the near to the distant, the sufficient to the super-abundant, the convenient to the perfect present, laughter to utopian bliss.
Michael Oakshott 1962
The 21st century will not be about the battle between capitalism and socialism but between the forces of progress and the forces of conservatism.
The best way of safeguarding the future is by not trying to return to the past.
When it is not necessary to change, it is necessary not to change.
Viscount Falkland 22/11/1649
Nothing matters very much, and very few things matter at all.
What brought Conservatism into existence was the French Revolution.
Hugh Cecil 1912