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Wendell Phillips (1811 – 1884)


Born in Boston, Massachusetts, was an American abolitionist, Native American advocate and orator.
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Wendell Phillips
Revolutions never go backward.
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Take the whole range of imaginative literature, and we are all wholesale borrowers. In every matter that relates to invention, to use, or beauty or form, we are borrowers.
Phillips
Aristocracy is always cruel.




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Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty.
Phillips Wendell
The best use of laws is to teach men to trample bad laws under their feet.
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Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics.
Wendell Phillips
I think the first duty of society is justice.
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Every man meets his Waterloo at last.
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Whether in chains or in laurels, Liberty knows nothing but victories.
Phillips Wendell
Truth is one forever absolute, but opinion is truth filtered through the moods, the blood, the disposition of the spectator.
Wendell Phillips
Revolutions are not made; they come. A revolution is as natural a growth as an oak. It comes out of the past. Its foundations are laid far back.




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What the Puritans gave the world was not thought, but action.
Wendell Phillips
"It's just what Wendell Phillips said," she declared. "'The Puritan's idea of hell is a place where everybody has to mind his own business.'"
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One on God's side is a majority.
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