Wendell Phillips Quotes (114 quotes)
Address on Toussaint L'Ouverture (1861)
Wendell Phillips: the agitator : with an appendix containing three of the orator's masterpieces, never before published in book form ... (1890 edition)
Speech (November 7, 1860)
“Every step of progress the world has made has been from scaffold to scaffold, and from stake to stake.”
Speech, October 15, 1851
“Governments exist to protect the rights of minorities. The loved and the rich need no protection: they have many friends and few enemies.”
Speeches, Lectures, and Letters: Series 1 (1894 edition)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWendell Phillips
Born: November 29, 1811
Died: February 2, 1884 (aged 72)
Bio: Wendell Phillips was an American abolitionist, advocate for Native Americans, orator and lawyer.