Two kinds of men generally best succeed in political life; men of no principle, but of great talent; and men of no talent, but of one principle - that of obedience to their superiors.
Quote by Wendell Phillips
Wendell Phillips Quotes
Let me make the newspapers, and I care not what is preached in the pulpit...
What is defeat? Nothing but education, nothing but the first step to something better
Christianity is a battle, not a dream
We live under a government of men and morning newspapers.
If there is anything in the universe that can't stand discussion, let it crack
Truth is one forever absolute, but opinion is truth filtered through the moods, the blood,...
What gunpowder did for war the printing press has done for the mind.
Law is nothing unless close behind it stands a warm, living public opinion.
Every step of progress the world has made has been from scaffold to scaffold, and...
Power is every stealing from the many to the few.
What is defeat? Nothing but education. Nothing but the first step to something better.
To hear some men talk of the government, you would suppose that Congress was the...
If you want to be an orator, first get your great cause.
Write on my gravestone: Infidel, Traitor., infidel to every church that compromises with wrong; traitor...
Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty; power is ever stealing from the many to...
Boredom, after all, is a form of criticism.
You can always get the truth from an American statesman after he has turned seventy,...
Governments exist to protect the rights of minorities. The loved and the rich need no...
I could have ended the war in a month. I could have made North Vietnam...
Sure there are dishonest men in local government. But there are dishonest men in national...