Debt is the fatal disease of republics, the first thing and the mightiest to undermine governments and corrupt the people
Quote by Wendell Phillips
You can always get the truth from an American statesman after he has turned seventy,...
Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty; power is ever stealing from the many to...
The labor movement means just this: it is the last noble protest of the American...
The heart is the best reflective thinker.
Boredom, after all, is a form of criticism.
If there is anything in the universe that can't stand discussion, let it crack
What is defeat? Nothing but education, nothing but the first step to something better
Every step of progress the world has made has been from scaffold to scaffold, and...
Truth is one forever absolute, but opinion is truth filtered through the moods, the blood,...
Two kinds of men generally best succeed in political life; men of no principle, but...
Write on my gravestone: Infidel, Traitor., infidel to every church that compromises with wrong; traitor...
The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living.
Agitation is the atmosphere of the brains.
To hear some men talk of the government, you would suppose that Congress was the...
What is fanaticism today is the fashionable creed tomorrow, and trite as the multiplication table...
How prudently we proud men compete for nameless graves, while now and then some starveling...
What is defeat? Nothing but education. Nothing but the first step to something better.
To be as good as our fathers we must be better, imitation is not discipleship.
What gunpowder did for war the printing press has done for the mind.
Physical bravery is an animal instinct; moral bravery is much higher and truer courage.