Germane Quote(s) Of Leaders From Prior Eras
“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those with much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.”
President Franklin D. Roosevelt – 32nd President of the United States and leader of the nation following the Great Depression.
“America’s health care system is neither healthy, caring nor a system.”
Walter Cronkite – CBS Evening News commentator and observer of the American way.
“Affordability and accessibility, in my view, are the important two words; if you forget all the others, affordability and accessibility. Everybody wants to help those who are blocked from getting insurance because of a pre-existing condition. …it seems to me this debate is just too important, as has already been stated by the majority leader, to degenerate into false accusations and partisan bickering. And it's too important to be completed in any rushed or haphazard manner.”
Senator Robert Dole (D-KS) – Former Senate Majority Leader and Candidate for President of the United States (1996) – in a health care debate with Senator George Mitchell (D-ME) on the future of health care in 1994.