Wendell Phillips Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old wendell phillips quotes, wendell phillips sayings, and wendell phillips proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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

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Revolutions never go backwards.     

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Infidelity in woman is a masculine trait     

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Politics is but the common pulsebeat, of which revolution is the feverspasm.     

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The heart is the best reflective thinker.     

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Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics.     

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

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Nothing but education. Nothing but the first step to something better.     

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Every step of progress which the world has made has been from scaffold to scaffold, and from stake to stake.     

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Health lies in labor, and there is no royal road to it but through toil.     

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The heart is the best reflective thinker.     

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Statutes are mere milestone, telling how far yesterday's thought had traveled; and the talk of the sidewalk today is the law of the land. With us, law in nothing unless close behind it stands a warm, living public opinion.     

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What the Puritans gave the world was not thought, but action.     

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The Puritan's idea of hell is a place where everybody has to mind his own business.     

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Every step of progress the world has made has been from scaffold to scaffold, and from stake to stake.     

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The heritage of the past is the seed that brings forth the harvest of the future.     

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Nihilism is the righteous and honorable resistance of a people crushed under an iron rule.     

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Nihilism is evidence of life...the last weapons of victims choked and manacled beyond all other resistance.     

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I honor Nihilism since it redeems human nature from the suspicion of being utterly vile, made up of heartless oppressors and contented slaves.     

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I'm a handsome man with a charming personality.     

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