Quotes by John Jay Chapman

The stuff of which tragedy and comedy are made is the same stuff. The foibles of mankind work up more easily into comedy than into tragedy, ...

John Jay Chapman comedy and comedians tragedy

If you are to reach masses of people in this world, you must do it by a sign language. Whether your vehicle be commerce, literatur e, or pol ...

John Jay Chapman symbols and signs

It is just as impossible to help reform by conciliating prejudice as it is by buying votes. Prejudice is the enemy. Whoever is not for you i ...

John Jay Chapman prejudice

Everybody in America is soft, and hates conflict. The cure for this, both in politics and social life, is the same--hardihood. Giv e them ra ...

John Jay Chapman complacency United States

The short lesson that comes out of long experience in political agitation is something like this: all the motive power in all of t hese move ...

John Jay Chapman activism

A political organization is a transferable commodity. You could not find a better way of killing virtue than by packing it into on e of thes ...

John Jay Chapman political parties

All progress is experimental. ...

John Jay Chapman progress

The worst enemy of good government is not our ignorant foreign voter, but our educated domestic railroad president, our prominent business m ...

John Jay Chapman establishment the

You can get assent to almost any proposition so long as you are not going to do anything about it. ...

John Jay Chapman agreement

Is there something in trade that dessicates and flattens out, that turns men into dried leaves at the age of forty? Certainly ther e is. It ...

John Jay Chapman trade

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