Edward John Phelps

Edward John
Phelps
1822
1900

American Lawyer,Diplomat, and Second Controller of the United States Treasury

Author Quotes

If oppression and wrong should gain the ascendancy, and injustice stalk abroad in the land, and all else fail him; nevertheless his humblest roof, and all things that are sheltered beneath it, would find, somehow, someway, a final refuge and protection in the Supreme Court of the United States.

The belief that youth is the happiest time of life is founded upon a fallacy. The happiest person is the person who thinks the most interesting thoughts, and we grow happier as we grow older.

The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything.

Author Picture
First Name
Edward John
Last Name
Phelps
Birth Date
1822
Death Date
1900
Bio

American Lawyer,Diplomat, and Second Controller of the United States Treasury