Men with the muckrake are often indispensable to the well-being of society, but only if they know when to stop raking the muck, and to look upward to the celestial crown above them. … If they gradually grow to feel that the whole world is nothing but muck their power of usefulness is gone.

Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) US President (1901-1909)
Address, Laying the Cornerstone of the House Office Building, Washington (14 Apr 1906)
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