I think it’s important to remember that these men are not perfect. If they were marble gods, what they did wouldn’t be so admirable. The more we see the founders as humans the more we can understand them.

David McCullough
David McCullough (b. 1933) American author, narrator, historian, lecturer
“David McCullough brings ‘John Adams’ to life,” Interview by Todd Leopold, CNN.com (7 Jun 2005)

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