Every step of progress the world has made has been from scaffold to scaffold, and from stake to stake.
Quote by Wendell Phillips
Wendell Phillips Quotes
Law is nothing unless close behind it stands a warm, living public opinion.
Power is every stealing from the many to the few.
If there is anything in the universe that can't stand discussion, let it crack.
Let me make the newspapers, and I care not what is preached in the pulpit...
We live under a government of men and morning newspapers.
How prudently we proud men compete for nameless graves, while now and then some starveling...
To be as good as our fathers we must be better, imitation is not discipleship.
If there is anything in the universe that can't stand discussion, let it crack
To hear some men talk of the government, you would suppose that Congress was the...
The heart is the best reflective thinker.
Truth is one forever absolute, but opinion is truth filtered through the moods, the blood,...
Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty; power is ever stealing from the many to...
Physical bravery is an animal instinct; moral bravery is much higher and truer courage.
Insurrection of thought always precedes insurrection of arms.
Debt is the fatal disease of republics, the first thing and the mightiest to undermine...
Governments exist to protect the rights of minorities. The loved and the rich need no...
What is defeat? Nothing but education. Nothing but the first step to something better.
One on God's side is a majority.
Two kinds of men generally best succeed in political life; men of no principle, but...
Agitation is the atmosphere of the brains.