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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

AUTHOR: Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924)
QUOTATION: Too much law was too much government; and too much government was too little individual privilege,—as too much individual privilege in its turn was selfish license.
ATTRIBUTION: WOODROW WILSON, “The Author and Signers of the Declaration of Independence,” address at Jamestown exposition, Norfolk, Virginia, July 4, 1907.—The Papers of Woodrow Wilson, ed. Arthur S. Link, vol. 17, p. 254 (1974).
SUBJECTS: Government