quotes tagged with 'conservative'

Ronald Reagan summarized the entire pro-life message this way: “We cannot diminish the value of one category of human life—the unborn—without diminishing the value of all human life.”



To be consistent, Reagan’s quote cannot simply be applied to unborn. Rather, it must apply to all categories of human life, not just the babies-to-be that rightly receive so much attention. But it seems that many in the pro-life crowd would amend Reagan’s words to say “American life” rather than “human life.”

Author: Connor Boyack, Source: http://www.connorboyack.com/blog/being-pro-life-means-being-an...Saved by thebeninator in conservative hypocrisy doublestandard prolife 8 years ago[save this] [permalink]

If you want government to intervene domestically, you’re a liberal. If you want government to intervene overseas, you’re a conservative. If you want government to intervene everywhere, you’re a moderate. If you don’t want government to intervene anywhere, you’re an extremist

Author: Joe Sobran, Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com/blog/lewrw/archives/67296.htmlSaved by jr00ck in liberty liberal conservative political libertarian moderate extremist 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Those who govern their thoughts and actions solely by the principles of liberalism or conservatism or intellectualism cannot be expected to agree with all of the teachings of the gospel of Jesus Christ. As for me, I find some wisdom in liberalism, some wisdom in conservatism, and much truth in intellectualism—but I find no salvation in any of them.

Author: Dallin H. Oaks, Source: http://lds.org/ldsorg/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=2354fccf2b7db010Vg...Saved by cboyack in politics religion liberal conservative republican gospel democrat 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]
In discussing our various longings for more, I'm not suggesting we adopt Scrooge as a role model for good parenting. I am suggesting that it is important for families and individuals to aggressively seek more of the virtues which go beyond this mortal life. A prayerful, conservative approach is the key to successfully living in an affluent society and building the qualities that come from waiting, sharing, saving, working hard, and making do with what we have. May we be blessed with the desire and the ability to understand when more is really less and when more is better.
Author: Bishop H. David Burton , Source: http://lds.org/conference/talk/display/0,5232,23-1-479-31,00.h...Saved by mlsscaress in success ability society conservative work qualities wait save parenting desire discernment home less build prayerful share more virtues 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
The chief liberal gains in the past generally remain on the statute books when the conservatives recover power; liberalism grows constantly more liberal, and by the same token, conservatism grows constantly less conservative...
Author: Arthur Schlesinger, Source: Quoted in None Dare Call it Conspiracy, p. 31Saved by cboyack in politics liberal conservative trend 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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