Talk:William F. Buckley, Jr.

From Wikiquote
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Unsourced[edit]

Wikiquote no longer allows unsourced quotations, and they are in process of being removed from our pages (see Wikiquote:Limits on quotations); but if you can provide a reliable and precise source for any quote on this list please move it to William F. Buckley, Jr.. --Antiquary 11:11, 4 April 2009 (UTC)Reply[reply]

  • The purpose of an open mind is to close it, on particular subjects. If you never do — you've simply abdicated the responsibility to think.
  • There is no way to get around the grotesque historical fact, which is that soldiers fight heroically no matter the character of the government they serve.
  • I won't insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said.
  • Government is an institution that takes your money to Washington for the night, and then sends it back to you -- And you know how expensive a night in Washington is!
  • Liberals, it has been said, are generous with other peoples’ money, except when it comes to questions of national survival when they prefer to be generous with other peoples’ freedom and security.

Seeking Source Citations[edit]