Facts about William F. Buckley, Jr.

USA Flag

Summary

William F. Buckley, Jr. was a famous Journalist from USA, who lived between November 24, 1925 and February 27, 2008.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 28 quotes who is written / told by William.

Here is some other popular authors who lived in the same timeframe: George Will, Khaleda Zia, Clive James, Tom Metzger, Robert F. Kennedy, Joe Namath, Willie Mays, Mike Ditka, Martin Yan, Didier Drogba, Řystein Stray Spetalen, Billy Zane, Robert Indiana, Whitfield Diffie, Twyla Tharp, Jim Rohn, Richard Scaife, Maria Cantwell, Rachel Corrie, Amy Lee

Famous quotes by William F. Buckley, Jr. (28)


Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"A Conservative is a fellow who is standing athwart history yelling 'Stop!'"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"All adventure is now reactionary"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Back in the thirties we were told we must collectivize the nation because the people were so poor. Now we are told we must collectivize the nation because the people are so rich"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Even if one takes every reefer madness allegation of the prohibitionists at face value, marijuana prohibition has done far more harm to far more people than marijuana ever could"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I get satisfaction of three kinds. One is creating something, one is being paid for it and one is the feeling that I haven't just been sitting on my ass all afternoon"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I profoundly believe it takes a lot of practice to become a moral slob"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I won't insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I would like to electrocute everyone who uses the word "fair" in connection with income tax policies"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I would like to take you seriously, but to do so would affront your intelligence"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"I'd rather entrust the government of the United States to the first 400 people listed in the Boston telephone directory than to the faculty of Harvard University"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Idealism is fine, but as it approaches reality, the costs become prohibitive"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"It had all the earmarks of a CIA operation; the bomb killed everybody in the room except the intended target!"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"It is not a sign of arrogance for the king to rule. That is what he is there for"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"It seems to me that the idea traditionally defended of endeavoring to maintain existing ethnic balances simply doesn't work any more"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Liberals claim to want to give a hearing to other views, but then are shocked and offended to discover that there are other views"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"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 people's freedom and security"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Life can't be all bad when for ten dollars you can buy all the Beethoven sonatas and listen to them for ten years"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"One can't doubt that the American objective in Iraq has failed - different plans have to be made. And the kernel here is the acknowledgement of defeat"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"One must bear in mind that the expansion of federal activity is a form of eating for politicians"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Scientists are people who build the Brooklyn Bridge and then buy it"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Some of my instincts are reprehensible"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"The majority of the senior class of Vassar does not desire my company and I must confess, having read specimens of their thought and sentiments, that I do not desire the company of the majority of the senior class of Vassar"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"The more complicated and powerful the job, the more rudimentary the preparation for it"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"There is an inverse relationship between reliance on the state and self-reliance"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"To buy very good wine nowadays requires only money. To serve it to your guests is a sign of fatigue"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Truth is a demure lady, much too ladylike to knock you on your head and drag you to her cave. She is there, but people must want her, and seek her out"
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"We love your adherence to democratic principles"


Comments