What the Puritans gave the world was not thought, but action
Quote by Wendell Phillips
Write on my gravestone: Infidel, Traitor., infidel to every church that compromises with wrong; traitor...
Agitation is the atmosphere of the brains.
Seldom ever was any knowledge given to keep, but to impart; the grace of this...
How prudently we proud men compete for nameless graves, while now and then some starveling...
What is defeat? Nothing but education. Nothing but the first step to something better.
Debt is the fatal disease of republics, the first thing and the mightiest to undermine...
To hear some men talk of the government, you would suppose that Congress was the...
We live under a government of men and morning newspapers.
Today it is not big business that we have to fear. It is big government.
The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living.
Aristocracy is always cruel
What gunpowder did for war the printing press has done for the mind.
The keener the want the lustier the growth.
Law is nothing unless close behind it stands a warm, living public opinion.
Governments exist to protect the rights of minorities. The loved and the rich need no...
Christianity is a battle, not a dream
Truth is one forever absolute, but opinion is truth filtered through the moods, the blood,...
Let me make the newspapers, and I care not what is preached in the pulpit...
It is as certain that many opinions, now general, will be rejected by future ages,...
Five things constitute perfect virtue: gravity, magnanimity, earnestness, sincerity and kindness