Irving Kristol Quotes

Democracy does not guarantee equality of conditions – it only guarantees equality of opportunity. Irving Kristol

People need religion. It’s a vehicle for a moral tradition. A crucial role. Nothing can take its place. Irving Kristol

No modern nation has ever constructed a foreign policy that was acceptable to its intellectuals. Irving Kristol

You have to know one big thing and stick with it. The leaders who had one very big idea and one very big commitment. This permitted them to create something. Those are the ones who leave a legacy. Irving Kristol

Being frustrated is disagreeable, but the real disasters in life begin when you get what you want. Irving Kristol

The really difficult moral issues arise, not from a confrontation of good and evil, but from a collision between two goods. Irving Kristol