Quotes by reactionary

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  • All adventure is now reactionary.
  • Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson
    American president 1856-1924
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    A radical is one of whom people say ''He goes too far.'' A conservative, on the other hand, is one who ''doesn't go far enough.'' Then there is the reactionary, ''one who doesn't go at all.'' All these terms are more or less objectionable, wherefore we have
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    American statesman 1882-1945
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
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    A reactionary is a somnambulist walking backwards.
  • Evelyn Waugh
    Evelyn Waugh
    British novelist 1903-1966
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    An artist must be a reactionary. He has to stand out against the tenor of the age and not go flopping along.
  • Evelyn Waugh
    Evelyn Waugh
    British novelist 1903-1966
    Evelyn Waugh
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    An artist must be an reactionary. He has to stand out against the tenor of the age.
  • Alexander Mackenzie
    Alexander Mackenzie
    Canadian politician 1822-1892
    Alexander Mackenzie
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    I am sure that in Canada the people appreciate this principle, and the general intelligence which prevails over that country is such that I am sure there is no danger of a reactionary policy ever finding a response in the hearts of any considerable number of our people.
  • Bruce Davison
    Bruce Davison
    American actor and director 1946-
    Bruce Davison
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    I think tolerance is something everybody needs to be reminded of, especially in a reactionary political world. Well, actually, I should say, a reactionary political climate.
  • Alexander Haig
    Alexander Haig
    American politician 1924-2010
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    It didn't take long for the world to realize that the Shah was an enlightened liberal next to the bloody reactionary regime that followed, and which executed more people in three months than the Shah had done in 30 years.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    Pessimism is reactionary because it makes the very idea of improving the world impossible.
  • Aneurin Bevan
    Aneurin Bevan
    British Labor politician 1897-1960
    Aneurin Bevan
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    Reactionary: A man walking backwards with his face to the future.
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