The pinafore of the child will be more than a match for the frock of the bishop and the surplice of the priest.
There is hardly a political question in the United States which does not sooner or later turn into a judicial one.
In the United States, the majority undertakes to supply a multitude of ready-made opinions for the use of individuals, who are thus relieved from the necessity of forming opinions of their own.
The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public’s money.
The main business of religions is to purify, control, and restrain that excessive and exclusive taste for well-being which men acquire in times of equality.
The denial of our duty to act in this case is a denial of our right to act; and if we have no right to act, then may we well be termed the white slaves of the North, for like our brethren in bonds, we must seal our lips in silence and despair.
No protracted war can fail to endanger the freedom of a democratic country.
I know of no country in which there is so little independence of mind and real freedom of discussion as in America.
Can you not see that women could do and would do a hundred times more for the slave, if she were not fettered?
There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle.