Quotes by Horace Greeley

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Horace Greeley (February 3, 1811 November 29, 1872) was an American newspaper editor, reformer and politician. His New York Tribune was the most influential newspaper of the period 1840-1870. Greeley used it to promote the Whig and Republican parties.

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Journalism will kill you, but it will keep you alive while you're at it.

Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
The darkest day of any man's life is when he sits down to plan how to get money without earning it.
Go West, young man, and grow up with the country.
I never said all Democrats were saloonkeepers; what I said was all saloonkeepers are Democrats.
There is no bigotry like that of free thought run to seed.
Abstaining is favorable both to the head and the pocket.
The Republic needed to be passed through chastening, purifying fires of adversity and suffering: so these came and did their work and the verdure of a new national life springs greenly, luxuriantly, from their ashes.

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