William Jennings Bryan Quotes


"Love makes money-grabbing seem contemptible; love makes class prejudice impossible; love makes selfish ambition a thing to be despised; love converts enemies into friends."

William Jennings Bryan

"Wars are sometimes waged to extend trade-the blood of many being shed to enrich a few."

William Jennings Bryan

"Success is brought by continued labour and continued watchfulness. We must struggle on, not for one moment hesitate, nor take one backward step."

William Jennings Bryan

"Only those who believe attempt the seemingly impossible."

William Jennings Bryan

"Patriotism is a mystery-intangible, invisible, and yet eternal."

William Jennings Bryan

"The great political questions are in their final analysis great moral questions."

William Jennings Bryan

"No greater victory can be won by citizens or soldiers than to transform temporary foes into permanent friends."

William Jennings Bryan

"All the ills from which America suffers can be traced to the teaching of evolution."

William Jennings Bryan

"Evolution is not truth; it is merely a hypothesis-it is millions of guesses strung together."

William Jennings Bryan

"Most of the temptations that come to us to sell the soul come in connection with the getting of money."

William Jennings Bryan

"The Rock of Ages is more important than the age of rocks."

William Jennings Bryan

"My place in history will depend on what I can do for the people and not on what the people can do for me."

William Jennings Bryan

"A belief in God is fundamental; upon it rest the influences that control life."

William Jennings Bryan

"Never be afraid to stand with the minority when the minority is right, for the minority which is right will one day be the majority."

William Jennings Bryan

"The speech of one who knows what he is talking about and means what he says-it is thought on fire."

William Jennings Bryan

"Eloquent speech is not from lip to ear, but rather from heart to heart."

William Jennings Bryan

"Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved."

William Jennings Bryan

"Facts mean nothing unless they are rightly understood, rightly related and rightly interpreted."

William Jennings Bryan

"Selfish interest is one of the most common obstructions to the advance of truth." n

William Jennings Bryan

"The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you."

William Jennings Bryan

"Our government conceived in freedom and purchased with blood can be preserved only by constant vigilance."

William Jennings Bryan

"One miracle is just as easy to believe as another."

William Jennings Bryan

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