Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
To Establish Justice, to Insure Domestic Tranquility
Our most serious challenges to date have been externalthe kind this strong and resourceful country could unite against. While serious external dangers remain, the graver threats today are internal: haphazard urbanization, racial discrimination, disfiguring of the environment, unprecedented interdependence, the dislocation of human identity and motivation created by an affluent societyall resulting in a rising tide of individual and group violence.
To Establish Justice, to Insure Domestic Tranquility, final report of the National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence, p. xxxii (1960).
Dr. Milton S. Eisenhower was chairman of the commission.