Conservatism Quotes

If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well. - Martin Luther King Jr.

Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow. - Benjamin Franklin


The first requisite of a good citizen in this republic of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his own weight. - Theodore Roosevelt

Regardless of who you are or what you have been, you can be what you want to be. - W. Clement Stone

There may be more poetry than justice in poetic justice. - George Will

There is no victory at bargain basement prices. - Dwight D. Eisenhower


When you want to help people, you tell them the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell them what they want to hear. - Thomas Sowell


There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down, simply by spending his money somewhere else. - Sam Walton


To insist on strength is not war-mongering. It is peace-mongering. - Barry Goldwater


If I had my choice I would kill every reporter in the world, but I am sure we would be getting reports from Hell before breakfast. - William Tecumseh Sherman

You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time. - Abraham Lincoln


A ship in harbor is safe, but that's not why the ship is built. - Sarah Palin

If I were ever prosecuted for my religion, I truly hope there would be enough evidence to convict me. - John Wooden


Good Conservatives always pay their bills. And on time. Not like the Socialists who run up other people's bills. - Margaret Thatcher


Any country that accepts abortion, is not teaching its people to love, but to use any violence to get what it wants. - Mother Teresa


No matter how worthy the cause, it is robbery, theft, and injustice to confiscate the property of one person and give it to another to whom it does not belong. - Walter Williams


In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes. - Benjamin Franklin


Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did. - Newt Gingrich


You say that you are my judge; I do not know if you are; but take good heed not to judge me ill, because you would put yourself in great peril. - Joan of Arc


Most Christians are being crucified on a cross between two thieves: Yesterday's regret and tomorrow's worries. - Warren Wiersbe


Beware the barrenness of a busy life. - Socrates


Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it. - Stephen Covey


Republicans believe every day is th of July, but Democrats believe every day is April . - Ronald Reagan


When fate hands you a lemon, make lemonade. - Dale Carnegie


Winners never quit and quitters never win. - Vince Lombardi


Building a better you is the first step to building a better America. - Zig Ziglar


He is neither a strategist nor is he schooled in the operational arts, nor is he a tactician, nor is he a general. Other than that he's a great military man. - General Norman Swartzkopf


Infantile people complain and say that God is cruel or that there is no God. Mature people, however, know that there is wisdom and sometimes an eternal kindness in God's refusals. - Norman Vincent Peale


Today is a most unusual day, because we have never lived it before; we will never live it again; it is the only day we have. - William A Ward


Some people die at and aren't buried until . - Benjamin Franklin


Labor disgraces no man; unfortunately you occasionally find men disgrace labor. - Ulysses S. Grant


You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want. - Zig Ziglar


It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest. - Adam Smith

Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born. - Ronald Reagan

You can't hold a man down without staying down with him. - Booker T Washington

Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. - Benjamin Franklin


Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it. - Edmund Burke


I am above eighty years old; it is about time for me to be going. I have been forty years a slave and forty years free and would be here forty years more to have equal rights for all. - Sojourner Truth

If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking ... is freedom. - Dwight D. Eisenhower


Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong. - Calvin Coolidge


I've set a clear doctrine: America makes no distinction between the terrorists and the countries that harbor them. If you harbor a terrorist, you're just as guilty as the terrorists, and you're an enemy of the United States of America. - George W Bush


Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way. - George Patton

You might not be able to outthink, outmarket or outspend your competition, but you can outwork them-Lou Holtz


Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend. - Martin Luther King Jr

Democracy and liberty are not the same. Democracy is little more than mob rule, while liberty refers to the sovereignty of the individual. - Walter Williams


To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society. - Theodore Roosevelt


Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. - Margaret Thatcher


Liberals are more upset when a tree is chopped down than when a child is aborted. - Ann Coulter


God gave you a gift of , seconds today. Have you used one to say thank you?-William A Ward


The Bible is worth all the other books which have ever been printed. - Patrick Henry


Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither. - C.S. Lewis


Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth. - George Washington


If I ever reach heaven I expect to find three wonders there first, to meet some I had not thought to see there second, to miss some I had expected to see there and third, the greatest wonder of all, to find myself there. - John Newton


War is the remedy that our enemies have chosen, and I say let us give them all they want. - William Techumseh Sherman


Our country may be likened to a new house. We lack many things, but we possess the most precious of all - liberty!-James Monroe


There are three things important to every man in this locker room. His God, his family, and the Green Bay Packers. In that order. - Vince Lombardi


The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his. - George Patton


It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste. - Henry Ford


I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him. - Booker T Washington


Take care of your life and the Lord will take care of your death. - George Whitefield



What's the difference between a liberal and a conservative? A liberal will interpret the constitution, a conservative will quote it!- Rush Limbaugh


While the Japanese droned on in a high-pitched voice, I blinked out the desperate message over and over. TORTURE...TORTURE... - Jeremiah Denton


Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company. - George Washington


One and God make a majority. - Frederick Douglass


All free men, wherever they may live, are citizens of Berlin. And therefore, as a free man, I take pride in the words Ich bin ein Berliner!- John F. Kennedy


I can hear you, the rest of the world can hear you and the people who knocked these buildings down will hear all of us soon. - George W Bush


Change your thoughts and you change your world. - Norman Vincent Peal


I had reasoned this out in my mind, there was one of two things I had a right to, liberty or death; if I could not have one, I would have the other. - Harriet Tubman


America will never seek a permission slip to defend the security of our people. - George W Bush


Never, never, never give up. - Winston Churchill



As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live. - Pope John Paul II

The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just. - Abraham Lincoln


Duty is ours; results are God's- John Quincy Adams


I fear nothing for God is with me!- Joan of Arc


I value all things only by the price they shall gain in eternity. - John Wesley


If you are going through hell, keep going. - Winston Churchill


there is the joy of one's own salvation. I thought, when I first tasted that, it was the most delicious joy I had ever known, and that I could never get beyond it. But I found, afterward, there was something more joyful that, namely, the joy of the salvation of others. - D.L. Moody


If you are young, and not liberal, then you don't have a heart. If you are old, and not conservative, then you don't have a brain. - Winston Churchill

Trust, but verify. - Ronald Reagan


In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free. - Abraham Lincoln


I want nothing for myself; I want everything for the Lord. - Watchman Nee


We will always remember. We will always be proud. We will always be prepared, so we may always be free. - Ronald Reagan


Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others. - Winston Churchill


Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far. - Theodore Roosevelt


And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country. - John F. Kennedy


Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be. - Douglas MacArthur


We are all pencils in the hand of God. - Mother Teresa


What to the Slave is the th of July. - Frederick Douglass


Free people will set the course of history. - George W. Bush


I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat. - Winston Churchill


I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. - Martin Luther King Jr.


Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!-Ronald Reagan


A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the People to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.- Unknown


Freedom is the last, best hope of earth. - Abraham Lincoln


Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.- Unknown


I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death. - Patrick Henry


I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours, to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of Freedom. - Abraham Lincoln


It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us -- that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion -- that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain -- that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom -- and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth. - Abraham Lincoln

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.-Unknown


We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. - Unknown

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