B. Carroll Reece — American Politician born on December 22, 1889, died on March 19, 1961

Brazilla Carroll Reece was an American politician from Tennessee. He served in the United States House of Representatives for all but six years from 1921 to 1961... (wikipedia)

Instead of being taught independence, energy, and enterprise, our youth today is taught to look for security.
In this era in which we live, the old-fashioned virtues grow increasingly unpopular.
One who works for his own profit is likely to work hard. One who works for the use of others, without profit to himself, is likely not to work any harder than he must.
We approach closer and closer to socialism.
As the egalitarianism of Marxism is attractive to many, socialism could have attracted many followers in America, anyway. But there is no doubt that it could not possibly have affected us so widely and so deeply as it has, had it not been heavily financed.