Poor Dimitri Shostakovich: In the Soviet Union, he was condemned as being too radical; in the West, for being too conservative. He could please no one but the musical public. He revenged himself on both by writing a short piece called 'March of the Soviet Police.'
By: Edward Abbey
Putting labels on people is so counter-productive. Most of us on some issues could be considered conservative, on other issues could be considered progressive, on other issues might be thought of as being moderate, on other issues might be thought of as being rather forthright.
By: Tony Abbott
Because they are so humbled by their creations, engineers are naturally conservative in their expectations of technology. They know that the perfect system is the stuff of science fiction, not of engineering fact, and so everything must be treated with respect.
By: Henry Petroski
The great thing about American women is their energy and the way they love to dress. French women dont really dress; they are too conservative, as its always a question of money. In America, women are powerful and strong, determined. If they want to be an object, they choose to be in control.