"To hear some men talk of the government, you would suppose that Congress was the law of gravitation, and kept the planets in their places."
"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."Wendell Phillips on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Wendell Phillips on Winston Churchill
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."Wendell Phillips on Thomas Jefferson
"Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."Wendell Phillips on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Wendell Phillips on Thomas Paine
"Today it is not big business that we have to fear. It is big government."
"Physical bravery is an animal instinct moral bravery is much higher and truer courage."
"What is defeat? Nothing but education. Nothing but the first step to something better."
"The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living."
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