Governments exist to protect the rights of minorities. The loved and the rich need no protection: they have many friends and few enemies.
Quote by Wendell Phillips
How prudently we proud men compete for nameless graves, while now and then some starveling...
Christianity is a battle, not a dream
The labor movement means just this: it is the last noble protest of the American...
Debt is the fatal disease of republics, the first thing and the mightiest to undermine...
Political convulsions, like geological upheavings usher in new epochs of the world's progress
Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics
We live under a government of men and morning newspapers.
What is fanaticism today is the fashionable creed tomorrow, and trite as the multiplication table...
Write on my gravestone: Infidel, Traitor., infidel to every church that compromises with wrong; traitor...
To be as good as our fathers we must be better, imitation is not discipleship.
Let me make the newspapers, and I care not what is preached in the pulpit...
If you want to be an orator, first get your great cause.
Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty; power is ever stealing from the many to...
Today it is not big business that we have to fear. It is big government.
Two kinds of men generally best succeed in political life; men of no principle, but...
Law is nothing unless close behind it stands a warm, living public opinion.
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...
Aristocracy is always cruel.