[N]o man and no set of men should be allowed to play the game of competition with loaded dice … Within our own border we stand for truth and honesty in public and in private life; and we war sternly against wrong-doers of every grade. All these efforts are integral parts of the same attempt, the attempt to enthrone justice and righteousness, to secure freedom of opportunity to all of our citizens, now and hereafter, and to set the ultimate interest of all of us above the temporary interest of any individual, class or group.

Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) US President (1901-1909)
Special Message to Congress, Report of the National Conservation Commission (22 Jan 1909)
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