Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are conservatives. John Stuart Mill

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Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are conservatives.
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Quotations by John Stuart Mill

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  1. Thomas Riggins

    What is the point of giving a "quote" without the source– anyone can say Mill said this or that.

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  2. Socialliberal

    Naaaw… a conservative who got sad, did you cry to?
    http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/John_Stuart_Mill

    and yes, he is definitely right about stupidity and conservative people.

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    • dicocitations

      I never meant to say that the Conservatives are generally stupid. I meant to say that stupid people are generally Conservative. I believe that is so obviously and universally admitted a principle that I hardly think any gentleman will deny it.
      o John Stuart Mill, in a letter to the Conservative MP, John Pakington (March 1866); this seems to have become paraphrased as
      Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are conservatives. which was a variant published in Quotations for Our Time (1978), edited by Laurence J. Peter.

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