Revolutions never go backward.
Wendell Phillips (1811 - 1884)
Source: Speech, Feb. 12, 1861.
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Every man meets his Waterloo at last.
Source: Speech, Nov. 1, 1859.
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.
Source: Lecture: The Lost Arts.
Aristocracy is always cruel.
Source: Lecture: Toussaint l’Ouverture (1861).
Christianity is a battle, not a dream.
What the Puritans gave the world was not thought, but action.
Source: Speech. Dec. 21, 1855.
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