Wikiquote:Quote of the day/April 12, 2018

 
The drafters of the Constitution had made one simple but far-reaching error. They'd assumed that the people selected by The People to manage the nation would be as honest and honorable as they'd been. One could almost hear the "Oops!" emanating from all those old graves.
~ Tom Clancy ~
  Scene at the Signing of the Constitution of the United States.jpg