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
You can always get the truth from an American statesman after he has turned seventy,...
Write on my gravestone: Infidel, Traitor., infidel to every church that compromises with wrong; traitor...
Truth is one forever absolute, but opinion is truth filtered through the moods, the blood,...
What is fanaticism today is the fashionable creed tomorrow, and trite as the multiplication table...
Exigencies create the necessary ability to meet and conquer them.
Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics
One on God's side is a majority.
Christianity is a battle not a dream.
Debt is the fatal disease of republics, the first thing and the mightiest to undermine...
What the Puritans gave the world was not thought, but action.
The labor movement means just this: it is the last noble protest of the American...
How prudently we proud men compete for nameless graves, while now and then some starveling...
Let me make the newspapers, and I care not what is preached in the pulpit...
Boredom, after all, is a form of criticism
Two kinds of men generally best succeed in political life; men of no principle, but...
Politics is about winning. If you don't win, you don't get to put your principles...
The hope is there. The sun is rising. Our best days are yet to come.
In politics, you must let the other person have your way