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Public administrators would get along better if they would restrain the impulse to butt in or be dragged into trouble. They should remain silent until an issue is reduced to its lowest terms, until it boils down into something like a moral issue.
Calvin Coolidge (1872–1933), U.S. president. William Allen White, A Puritan in Babylon, ch. 40, Macmillan (1938).
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