R. H. Tawney Quotes (3 quotes)
The Rise of the Gentry: A Postscript, The Economic History Review, Vol. 7, No. 1 (1954)
“He was born to be a senator. He never said anything important, and he always said it sonorously.”
Elmer Gantry (1927)
“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.”
―Franklin D. Roosevelt
Second Inaugural Address (20 January 1937)
As quoted in The New York Times (28 October 1973)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsR. H. Tawney
Born: November 30, 1880
Died: January 16, 1962 (aged 81)
Bio: Richard Henry Tawney was an English economic historian, social critic, Ethical socialist, Christian socialist, and an important proponent of adult education.