What is defeat? Nothing but education, nothing but the first step to something better
Quote by Wendell Phillips
What gunpowder did for war the printing press has done for the mind.
Political convulsions, like geological upheavings usher in new epochs of the world's progress
Let me make the newspapers, and I care not what is preached in the pulpit...
Write on my gravestone: Infidel, Traitor., infidel to every church that compromises with wrong; traitor...
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.
Debt is the fatal disease of republics, the first thing and the mightiest to undermine...
How prudently we proud men compete for nameless graves, while now and then some starveling...
Today it is not big business that we have to fear. It is big government.
To be as good as our fathers we must be better, imitation is not discipleship.
Boredom, after all, is a form of criticism
What is fanaticism today is the fashionable creed tomorrow, and trite as the multiplication table...
Governments exist to protect the rights of minorities. The loved and the rich need no...
You can always get the truth from an American statesman after he has turned seventy,...
Every step of progress the world has made has been from scaffold to scaffold, and...
The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living.
The keener the want the lustier the growth.
One on God's side is a majority.
If you want to be an orator, first get your great cause.