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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

Conservatism discards Prescription, shrinks from Principle, disavows Progress; having rejected all respect for antiquity, it offers no redress for the present, and makes no preparation for the future.
Benjamin Disraeli

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

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

Alas, in 1929 came the Stock Market crash and everything changed and became worrisome. People started practicing conservatism because of financial losses, myself included.
Pola Negri

The point of conservatism is not that it prevents movement forward and upward, but that it prevents movement backward and downward, into chaotic darkness and a return to a primitive state.
Vladimir Putin
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Conservatism Translations

conservatism in German is Konservatismus
conservatism in Spanish is conservadurismo
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