Quotations on Liberalism

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But the West is trying to weaken Islam from outside and inside. They attack our people and invade our countries from outside, and they weaken us from within with ideas like secularism, liberalism and democracy. This is all designed to contaminate our pure Islam.
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Keywords: People, Ideas, Islam, Countries, Democracy, Liberalism, Trying)

Liberalism, on the other hand, regards life as an adventure in which we must take risks in new situations, in which there is no guarantee that the new will always be the good or the true, in which progress is a precarious achievement rather than inevitability.
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Keywords: Life, Progress, Achievement, Adventure, Liberalism, Will)

Liberalism regards life as an adventure in which we must take risks in new situation, in which there is no guarantee that the new will always be the good or the true, in which progress is a precarious achievement rather than inevitability.
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Keywords: Life, Progress, Achievement, Adventure, Liberalism, Will)

Liberalism is an attitude rather than a set of dogmas - an attitude that insists upon questioning all plausible and self-evident propositions, seeking not to reject them but to find out what evidence there is to support them rather than their possible alternatives.
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Keywords: Attitude, Liberalism, Questioning, Self, Support)

My objection to Liberalism is this that it is the introduction into the practical business of life of the highest kind namely, politics of philosophical ideas instead of political principles.
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Keywords: Business, Life, Politics, Ideas, Liberalism, Principles)

Liberalism is, I think, resurgent. One reason is that more and more people are so painfully aware of the alternative.
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Keywords: People, Liberalism, Reason)

Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear.
- William E. Gladstone
(Keywords: Trust, People, Fear, Conservatism, Distrust, Liberalism, Prudence)

Liberalism, austere in political trifles, has learned ever more artfully to unite a constant protest against the government with a constant submission to it.
- Alexander Herzen
(Keywords: Government, Liberalism, Protest, Trifles)

Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
- Adolf Hitler
(Keywords: Education, Destruction, Liberalism, Poison)

Liberalism, above all, means emancipation - emancipation from one's fears, his inadequacies, from prejudice, from discrimination, from poverty.
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(Keywords: Discrimination, Liberalism, Poverty, Prejudice)

Whoever lives in Berlin note, and doesn't die of Liberalism, will never die of vexation!
- Ferdinand Lassalle
(Keywords: Liberalism, Will)

Discoveries made during the last hundred years have shown that liberalism is the best system to improve a country's well being.
- Marc Forne Molne
(Keywords: Being, Country, Liberalism, Years)

I think Democrats made a mistake running away from liberalism. Liberalism, uh, Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, John and Robert Kennedy - that's what the Democratic party ought to reach for.
- Theodore C. Sorensen
(Keywords: Mistake, Democrats, Liberalism, Party, Running)

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
(Keywords: Experience, Time, Values, Conservatism, Future, Liberalism, Past, Will)

A moment's reflection shows that Liberalism is entirely negative. It is not a formative force, but always and only a disintegrating force.
- Francis Parker Yockey
(Keywords: Negative, Force, Liberalism, Reflection)

Liberalism can only be defined negatively. It is a mere critique, not a living idea.
- Francis Parker Yockey
(Keywords: Idea, Liberalism, Living)









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