Governments can err, presidents do make mistakes, but the immortal Dante tells us that Divine justice weighs the sins of the cold-blooded and the sins of the warm-hearted on different scales. Better the occasional faults of a government that lives in a spirit of charity than the consistent omissions of a government frozen in the ice of its own indifference.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945) US President (1933-1945)
Acceptance speech, Democratic National Convention, Philadelphia (27 Jun 1936)
Added on 27-Oct-08 | Last updated 27-Oct-08
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