Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
Benjamin Disraeli (180481)
I am a Conservative to preserve all that is good in our constitution, a Radical to remove all that is bad. I seek to preserve property and to respect order, and I equally decry the appeal to the passions of the many or the prejudices of the few.
BENJAMIN DISRAELI, campaign speech at High Wycombe, England, November 27, 1832.Selected Speeches of the Late Right Honourable the Earl of Beaconsfield, ed. T. E. Kebbel, vol. 1, p. 8 (1882).