Conservatism — from Burke and Hume to Hayek and Oakeshott — has always been, at its core, a critique of ideology in favor of reality.
~ Andrew Sullivan
In politics, shared hatreds are almost always the basis of friendships.
~ Alexis de Tocqueville
Are prodigies a race apart, or are they merely more persistent than other kids?
~ Adam Gopnik
In normal or propitious circumstances, national loyalty is the peaceful form of life that exists among people who share a defined territory and endeavor to live under the laws of that territory together. National loyalty attaches us to a place, and to the people who share in its life.
~ Michael Brendan Dougherty