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Quotations by author » Wendell Phillips
American Abolitionist and Orator whose eloquence helped fire the antislavery cause during the period leading up to the American Civil War. 1811-1991
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Agitation is the atmosphere of the brains
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Aristocracy is always cruel
Aristocracy
Boredom, after all, is a form of criticism
Boredom
Christianity is a battle, not a dream
Christianity
Debt is the fatal disease of republics, the first thing and the mightiest to undermine governments and corrupt the people
Debt
Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics.
PoliticsReligion
Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty; power is ever stealing from the many to the few
Liberty
Every step of progress the world has made has been from scaffold to scaffold, and from stake to stake
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Exigencies create the necessary ability to meet and conquer them.
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Governments exist to protect the rights of minorities. The loved and the rich need no protection: they have many friends and few enemies.
GovernmentMinority
How prudently we proud men compete for nameless graves, while now and then some starveling of Fate forgets himself into immortality
FateImmortality
How prudently we proud men compete for nameless graves, while now and then some starveling of late forgets himself into immortality
Immortality
I do sense an extra zip,
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If there is anything in the universe that can't stand discussion, let it crack
Universe
If you want to be an orator, first get your great cause
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Insurrection of thought always precedes insurrection of arms.
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It is only liquid currents of thought that move men and the world.
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Law is nothing unless close behind it stands a warm, living public opinion.
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Let me make the newspapers, and I care not what is preached in the pulpit or what is enacted in Congress
Newspapers
Many know how to flatter, few know how to praise.
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