Quotation by William Howard Taft

When the history of this period is written, [William Jennings] Bryan will stand out as one of the most remarkable men of his generation and one of the biggest political men of our country.
William Howard Taft (1857–1930), U.S. president. Butt to his sister-in-law, Clara F. Butt, February 21, 1910. Archie Butt, Taft and Roosevelt: The Intimate Papers of Archie Butt, Military Aide, 1: 286, Doubleday, Doran & Company (1930).

Senator Jonathan Bourne, of Oregon, had told Taft that Bryan's career and leadership was more remarkable than that of Theodore Roosevelt.
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