A Quote by Bishop Henry C. Potter on dignity, simplicity, truth, and vulgarity

We have exchanged the Washingtonian dignity for the Jeffersonian simplicity, which was in truth only another name for the Jacksonian vulgarity.

Henry C. Potter (1835 - —)

Source: Address at the Washington Centennial Service in St. Paul's Chapel, NY, April 30, 1889.

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