All conservatives are such from personal defects. They have been effeminated by position or nature, born halt and blind, through luxury of their parents, and can only, like invalids, act on the defensive.Rate it:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it

Ralph Waldo Emerson

United States writer and leading exponent of transcendentalism (1803-1882)

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