Harold Edward Stassen, 1907 - 2001
Oil portrait by Carl Bohnen (1943)
Born: 13 April 1907, West St. Paul, Minnesota
Died: 4 March 2001, Bloomington, Minnesota
Biography from Wikipedia
Harold Stassen quotes:
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- Government is like fire. If it is kept within bounds and under the control of the people, it contributes to the welfare of all. But if it gets out of place, if it gets too big and out of control, it destroys the happiness and even the lives of the people. permalink
- I don't care to be involved in the crash-landing unless I can be in on the take-off. permalink
- There will be selfishness and greed and corruption and narrowness and intolerance in the world tomorrow and tomorrow's tomorrow. But pray God we may have the courage and the wisdom and the vision to raise a definite standard that will appeal to the best that is in man, and then strive mightily toward that goal. permalink
- Whoever kindles the flames of intolerance is lighting a fire underneath his own home. permalink
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