William Proxmire - Quotes

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Power always has to be kept in check; power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous. ---->>>

He knows the tax code as thoroughly as the pope knows the Lord's Prayer. ---->>>

The last few years have been my happiest. I'm happy in the years that most people are blue and sad and waiting to die. I don't feel that a bit. Smiling has a lot to do with it. You can just lift your spirits by smiling a little bit. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 11-11, 1915
Die: 12-15, 2005
Occupation: Politician

Edward William Proxmire (November 11, 1915 – December 15, 2005) was an American politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as a United States Senator from Wisconsin from 1957 to 1989, the longest term served by a Wisconsin senator.(wikipedia)