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Definition of Conservatism

Conservatism

  1. The disposition and tendency to preserve what is established; opposition to change; the habit of mind; or conduct, of a conservative.

Conservatism Quotations

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

There is nothing wrong with describing Conservatism as protecting the Constitution, protecting all things that limit government. Government is the enemy of liberty. Government should be very restrained.
Ron Paul

There is danger in reckless change, but greater danger in blind conservatism.
Henry George

I think experience will teach you a combination of liberalism and conservatism. We have to be progressive and at the same time we have to retain values. We have to hold onto the past as we explore the future.
Oliver Stone

Continuity is at the heart of conservatism: ecology serves that heart.
Garrett Hardin
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Conservatism Translations

conservatism in German is Konservatismus
conservatism in Spanish is conservadurismo
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