Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Webfoot Wednesday: Capitol

"In the souls of its citizens will be found the likeness of the state, which if they be unjust and tyrannical then will it reflect their vices, but if they be lovers of righteousness, confident in their liberties, so will it be clean in justice, bold in freedom."

I'm not sure where this quotation comes from originally, but I came across it the other day in a book by the late Oregon governor and U.S. senator Mark Hatfield, who reported it was chiseled into the balcony just below the doors that lead to the governor's office in Salem. Words worth bearing in mind... we get what we ask for.

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