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Honoring Harding

November 2023
1min read

I noted the absence of a Harding quotation that might have been included, one that history has recorded as a landmark quote, with its essence credited to another President, John F. Kennedy. It is: “In the great fulfillment, we must have a citizenship less concerned about what the government can do for it, and more anxious about what it can do for the nation.” The quote, taken from Harding’s keynote address to the Republican Convention in 1916, may be seen carved in granite at the Harding Home in Marion, Ohio.

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