Quotation by Herbert Hoover

The office ... make[s] its incumbent a repair man behind a dyke. No sooner is one leak plugged than it is necessary to dash over and stop another that has broken out. There is no end to it.
Herbert Hoover (1874–1964), U.S. president. Theodore G. Joslin, Hoover Off the Record, p. 5, Garden City (1934).
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