Conservative Political Party

Famous quotes containing the words conservative, political and/or party:

    The conservative assumes sickness as a necessity, and his social frame is a hospital, his total legislation is for the present distress, a universe in slippers and flannels, with bib and papspoon, swallowing pills and herb-tea.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    How does it become a man to behave toward this American government to-day? I answer, that he cannot without disgrace be associated with it. I cannot for an instant recognize that political organization as my government which is the slave’s government also.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Pull out a Monte Cristo at a dinner party and the political liberal turns into the nicotine fascist.
    Martyn Harris (b. 1952)