Law is nothing unless close behind it stands a warm, living public opinion.
Quote by Wendell Phillips
Wendell Phillips Quotes
Debt is the fatal disease of republics, the first thing and the mightiest to undermine...
Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics.
Aristocracy is always cruel.
The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living.
Two kinds of men generally best succeed in political life; men of no principle, but...
Physical bravery is an animal instinct; moral bravery is much higher and truer courage.
Christianity is a battle not a dream.
To hear some men talk of the government, you would suppose that Congress was the...
What is defeat? Nothing but education. Nothing but the first step to something better.
The labor movement means just this: it is the last noble protest of the American...
Political convulsions, like geological upheavings usher in new epochs of the world's progress
Boredom, after all, is a form of criticism.
Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty; power is ever stealing from the many to...
Governments exist to protect the rights of minorities. The loved and the rich need no...
How prudently we proud men compete for nameless graves, while now and then some starveling...
Agitation is the atmosphere of the brains.
The keener the want the lustier the growth.
The heart is the best reflective thinker.
To be as good as our fathers we must be better, imitation is not discipleship.