Carl Schurz Quotes

Most popular Carl Schurz Quotes

We have come to a point where it is loyalty to resist, and treason to submit.
— Carl Schurz

loyalty

Our country, right or wrong. When right, to be kept right; when wrong, to be put right.
— Carl Schurz
The laws of nature are the same everywhere. Whoever violates them must always pay the penalty.
— Carl Schurz

nature

Ideals are like stars. We never reach them but, like the mariners on the sea, we chart our course by them.
— Carl Schurz
Ideals are like the stars. We never reach them but, like the mariners on the sea, we chart our course by them.
— Carl Schurz

ideal role models

From the equality of rights springs identity of our highest interests; you cannot subvert your neighbour's rights without striking a dangerous blow at your own.
— Carl Schurz

rights equality

Ideals are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them with your hands. But like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them you will reach your destiny.
— Carl Schurz

idealist