Quotation Explorer - 'Reactionary'

Traditional American intellectuals are, in a sense, increasingly reactionary, and quite often proudly (and perversely) ignorant of many of the truly significant intellectual accomplishments of our time. - John Brockman
Latter-day scepticism is fond of calling itself progressive; but scepticism is really reactionary. Scepticism goes back; it attempts to unsettle what has already been settled. Instead of trying to break up new fields with its plough, it simply tries to break up the plough. - G.K. Chesterton
To make things 'perfectly clear' is reactionary and stupefying. The real is not perfectly clear. - Avital Ronell
A reactionary revolution is nothing but a high-speed evolution backwards! - Mehmet Murat ildan
History respects revolutions; and yet, if a revolution is progressive, support it; if it is reactionary, resist it! - Mehmet Murat ildan
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