If you want to be an orator, first get your great cause.
Quote by Wendell Phillips
Wendell Phillips Quotes
To hear some men talk of the government, you would suppose that Congress was the...
The keener the want the lustier the growth.
How prudently we proud men compete for nameless graves, while now and then some starveling...
You can always get the truth from an American statesman after he has turned seventy,...
Many know how to flatter, few know how to praise.
What gunpowder did for war the printing press has done for the mind.
Truth is one forever absolute, but opinion is truth filtered through the moods, the blood,...
The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living.
Insurrection of thought always precedes insurrection of arms.
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
What the Puritans gave the world was not thought, but action
Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics
Aristocracy is always cruel.
Politics is but the common pulse-beat, of which revolution is the fever-spasm.
Power is every stealing from the many to the few.
Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty; power is ever stealing from the many to...
Two kinds of men generally best succeed in political life; men of no principle, but...
In politics it is necessary either to betray one's country of the electorate. I prefer...
I am not, nor ever have been, in favor of bringing about in any way...