Neither this people nor any other free people will permanently tolerate the use of the vast power conferred by vast wealth without lodging somewhere in the government the still higher power of seeing that this power is used for and not against the people as a whole.

Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) US President (1901-1909)
Speech, Philadelphia (31 Jan 1905)
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 24-Oct-11
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