Ours was a highly activist administration, with a lot of controversy involved ... but I'm not sure that it would be inconsistent with my own political nature to do it differently if I had it to do all over again.
Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.) (b. 1924), U.S. president. Georgia Governors in an Age of Change, p. 250, edited by Harold P. Henderson and Gary L. Roberts; Athens: University of Georgia Press (1988).
Commenting in 1985 on his governorship of Georgia, 1971-75.