Four More Roger Scruton Quotes

By Peter Darcy | On Oct 31, 2015 | No Comments | In Wisdom Quotes
  1. “It is easier to destroy good things in the name of an ideal than to maintain them as a reality.”
  2.   “The revolutionary consciousness lives by abstract ideas, and regards people as material upon which to conduct its intellectual experiments.”
  3.   “Tenured professors enjoy all the privileges of the academy in return for relentless debunking of the civilization that made this possible.”
  4.   “For this is how the suicide of nations begins, when sentimentality prevails over sense.”

 ~Roger Scruton is a British philosopher (1944 – )

Written by Peter Darcy

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