Liberalizing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 648 pages
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Familiar Quotations LiberalizingA conservative is a politician who wants to keep what the liberals fought for a generation ago.ndash;AnonymousA liberal is a socialist with a wife and two children.ndash;AnonymousI read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That's what I call a liberal education.ndash;Tallulah BankheadConservative, n. a statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal, who wishes to replace them with others.ndash;Ambrose BierceThe liberals can understand everything but people who don't understand them.ndash;Lenny BruceThe basic idea which runs right through modern history and modern liberalism is that the public has got to be marginalized. The general public are viewed as no more than ignorant and meddlesome outsiders, a bewildered herd.ndash;Noam ChomskyUnlimited economic growth has the marvelous quality of stilling discontent while maintaining privilege, a fact that has not gone unnoticed among liberal economists.ndash;Noam ChomskyHell hath no fury like a liberal scorned.ndash;Dick GregoryPull out a Monte Cristo at a dinner party and the political liberal turns into the nicotine fascist.ndash;Martyn HarrisThe Roman pontiff can and ought to reconcile himself, and come to terms with progress, liberalism, and modern civilization.ndash;Pope Pius IX

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