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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

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

All conservatism is based upon the idea that if you leave things alone you leave them as they are. But you do not. If you leave a thing alone you leave it to a torrent of change.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

Conservatism has had from its inception vigorously positive, intellectually rigorous agenda and thinking. That agenda should have in my three pillars: strengthen the economy, strengthen our security, and strengthen our families.
Mitt Romney

Do not bury our glorious orthodoxy in the treacherous pit of a spurious conservatism.
Abraham Kuyper
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Conservatism Translations

conservatism in German is Konservatismus
conservatism in Spanish is conservadurismo
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