Wikiquote:Quote of the day/June 9, 2014

Murrow challengeofideas desk.jpg
Welch-McCarthy-Hearings.jpg
 
Iustitia.png

If it were in my power to forgive you for your reckless cruelty I would do so. I like to think I am a gentle man, but your forgiveness will have to come from someone other than me. … Let us not assassinate this lad further, Senator. You’ve done enough. Have you no sense of decency, sir? At long last, have you left no sense of decency?

~ Joseph N. Welch ~

Seal of the United States Senate.svg