Howard Taft High

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    The scope of modern government in what it can and ought to accomplish for its people has been widened far beyond the principles laid down by the old “laissez faire” school of political rights, and the widening has met popular approval.
    —William Howard Taft (1857–1930)

    If I must choose which I would elevate
    The people or the already lofty mountains,
    I’d elevate the already lofty mountains.
    The only fault I find with old New Hampshire
    Is that her mountains aren’t quite high enough.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)

    There is not a subject in which I take a deeper interest than I do in the development of Alaska, and I propose, if Congress will follow by recommendations, to do something in that territory that will make it move on.
    —William Howard Taft (1857–1930)

    We have passed the time of ... the laisser-faire [sic] school which believes that the government ought to do nothing but run a police force.
    —William Howard Taft (1857–1930)