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
Debt is the fatal disease of republics, the first thing and the mightiest to undermine...
Physical bravery is an animal instinct; moral bravery is much higher and truer courage.
Christianity is a battle, not a dream
Law is nothing unless close behind it stands a warm, living public opinion.
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
Agitation is the atmosphere of the brains.
Every step of progress the world has made has been from scaffold to scaffold, and...
Today it is not big business that we have to fear. It is big government.
Christianity is a battle not a dream.
You can always get the truth from an American statesman after he has turned seventy,...
What is defeat? Nothing but education. Nothing but the first step to something better.
What is fanaticism today is the fashionable creed tomorrow, and trite as the multiplication table...
Many know how to flatter, few know how to praise.
Politics is but the common pulse-beat, of which revolution is the fever-spasm.
The keener the want the lustier the growth.
One on God's side is a majority.
Boredom, after all, is a form of criticism.
Two kinds of men generally best succeed in political life; men of no principle, but...
Let me make the newspapers, and I care not what is preached in the pulpit...