Wendell Phillips Quotes

Found 62 quotes by Wendell Phillips .
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"Seldom ever was any knowledge given to keep, but to impart; the grace of this rich jewel is lost in concealment." Wendell Phillips
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"Write on my gravestone: "Infidel, Traitor.", infidel to every church that compromises with wrong; traitor to every government that oppresses the people." Wendell Phillips
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"Debt is the fatal disease of republics, the first thing and the mightiest to undermine governments and corrupt the people" Wendell Phillips
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"How prudently we proud men compete for nameless graves, while now and then some starveling of Fate forgets himself into immortality" Wendell Phillips
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"The labor movement means just this: It is the last noble protest of the American people against the power of incorporated wealth." Wendell Phillips
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"Insurrection of thought always precedes insurrection of arms." Wendell Phillips
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"Today it is not big business that we have to fear. It is big government." Wendell Phillips
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"You can always get the truth from an American statesman after he has turned seventy, or given up all hope of the Presidency" Wendell Phillips
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"We live under a government of men and morning newspapers." Wendell Phillips
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"Write on my gravestone: ''Infidel, Traitor.''--infidel to every church that compromises with wrong; traitor to every government that oppresses the people." Wendell Phillips
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"On a single winged word hath hung the destiny of nations." Wendell Phillips
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"Revolutions are not made, they come." Wendell Phillips
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"To suppress minority thinking and minority expression would tend to freeze society and prevent progress. Now more than ever, we must keep in the forefront of our minds the fact that whenever we take away the liberties of those we hate, we are opening" Wendell Phillips
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"Truth is one forever absolute, but opinion is truth filtered through the moods, the blood, the disposition of the spectator." Wendell Phillips
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"Politics is but the common pulse-beat, of which revolution is the fever-spasm." Wendell Phillips
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"What gunpowder did for war the printing press has done for the mind." Wendell Phillips
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"Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty; power is ever stealing from the many to the few" Wendell Phillips
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"The keener the want the lustier the growth" Wendell Phillips
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"What is fanaticism today is the fashionable creed tomorrow, and trite as the multiplication table a week after" Wendell Phillips
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"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." Wendell Phillips
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"What the Puritans gave the world was not thought, but action" Wendell Phillips
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