How prudently we proud men compete for nameless graves, while now and then some starveling of late forgets himself into immortality
Quote by Wendell Phillips
Write on my gravestone: Infidel, Traitor., infidel to every church that compromises with wrong; traitor...
Aristocracy is always cruel
Debt is the fatal disease of republics, the first thing and the mightiest to undermine...
We live under a government of men and morning newspapers.
Power is every stealing from the many to the few.
Political convulsions, like geological upheavings usher in new epochs of the world's progress
Christianity is a battle, not a dream
You can always get the truth from an American statesman after he has turned seventy,...
Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics
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.
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...
If you want to be an orator, first get your great cause.
Today it is not big business that we have to fear. It is big government.
Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is...
It's easy being a humorist when you've got the whole government working for you.
If you want to understand your government, don't begin by reading the Constitution. Instead, read...