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Quotation by Henry Codman Potter
We have exchanged the Washingtonian dignity for the Jeffersonian simplicity, which in due time came to be only another name for the Jacksonian vulgarity.
Henry Codman Potter (1835–1908), U.S. ecclesiastic. Speech, April 30, 1889, on the centennial of Washington, D.C..
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