Lincoln Steffens — American Journalist born on April 06, 1866, died on August 09, 1936

Lincoln Joseph Steffens was a New York reporter who launched a series of articles in McClure's that would later be published together in a book titled The Shame of the Cities. He is remembered for investigating corruption in municipal government in American cities and for his early support for the Soviet Union... (wikipedia)

Revolt is not reform, and one revolutionary administration is not good government.
The misgovernment of the American people is misgovernment by the American people.
Power is what men seek and any group that gets it will abuse it.
Art is like a border of flowers along the course of civilization.
One improvement I have learned from my childhood experience with my father: I do not threaten punishment in the morning. That was awful. Late into the night I would lie awake tossing and wondering what he was going to do to me. Usually he did nothing. A quiet, impressive 'talking to' was all I got.

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