Best Quotes by Wendell Phillips (Top 10)

  1. Write on my gravestone: 'Infidel, Traitor.', infidel to every church that compromises with wrong; traitor to every government that oppresses the people.
  2. Governments exist to protect the rights of minorities. The loved and the rich need no protection: they have many friends and few enemies.
  3. What is defeat? Nothing but education. Nothing but the first step to something better.
  4. The labor movement means just this: It is the last noble protest of the American people against the power of incorporated wealth.
  5. What gunpowder did for war the printing press has done for the mind.
  6. Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics.
  7. Physical bravery is an animal instinct; moral bravery is much higher and truer courage.
  8. The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living.
  9. Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty; power is ever stealing from the many to the few.
  10. Debt is the fatal disease of republics, the first thing and the mightiest to undermine governments and corrupt the people.

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