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Wendell Phillips – 14 Quotes

 

14 Quotes by Wendell Phillips

 

Today it is not big business that we have to fear. It is big government.

– Wendell Phillips


Physical bravery is an animal instinct moral bravery is much higher and truer courage.

– Wendell Phillips


Responsibility educates.

– Wendell Phillips


The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living.

– Wendell Phillips


What is defeat? Nothing but education. Nothing but the first step to something better.

– Wendell Phillips


To be as good as our fathers we must be better, imitation is not discipleship.

– Wendell Phillips


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.

– Wendell Phillips


We live under a government of men and morning newspapers.

– Wendell Phillips


Whether in chains or in laurels, liberty knows nothing but victories.

– Wendell Phillips


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


Seldom ever was any knowledge given to keep, but to impart the grace of this rich jewel is lost in concealment.

– Wendell Phillips


Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics.

– Wendell Phillips


Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty power is ever stealing from the many to the few.

– Wendell Phillips


What gunpowder did for war the printing press has done for the mind.

– Wendell Phillips