Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (18741965)
We are stripped bare by the curse of plenty.
WINSTON CHURCHILL, lecture, Cleveland, Ohio, February 3, 1932.Winston S. Churchill: His Complete Speeches, 18971963, ed. Robert Rhodes James, vol. 5, p. 5130 (1974). Churchill was referring to the theory that over-production caused the Depression.