How prudently we proud men compete for nameless graves, while now and then some starveling of Fate forgets himself into immortality
Quote by Wendell Phillips
Law is nothing unless close behind it stands a warm, living public opinion.
Exigencies create the necessary ability to meet and conquer them.
Power is every stealing from the many to the few.
What the Puritans gave the world was not thought, but action.
Truth is one forever absolute, but opinion is truth filtered through the moods, the blood,...
One on God's side is a majority.
To hear some men talk of the government, you would suppose that Congress was the...
Today it is not big business that we have to fear. It is big government.
The heart is the best reflective thinker.
Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics.
Physical bravery is an animal instinct; moral bravery is much higher and truer courage.
Boredom, after all, is a form of criticism
Politics is but the common pulse-beat, of which revolution is the fever-spasm.
Political convulsions, like geological upheavings usher in new epochs of the world's progress
Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics
Boredom, after all, is a form of criticism.
We live under a government of men and morning newspapers.
Let me make the newspapers, and I care not what is preached in the pulpit...
I've said many a time that I think the Un-American Activities Committee in the House...
I think we Americans tend to put too high a price on unanimity, as if...
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.