Now more than ever the people are responsible for the character of their Congress. If that body be ignorant, reckless, and corrupt, it is because the people tolerate ignorance, recklessness, and corruption.
President James-Garfield, 100th anniversary of Declaration of Independence
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.
From Election season: U.S. leader quotes on my mind published August 30, 2020 at 11:28AM.