Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
Theodore Roosevelt (18581919)
Of all the officers of the Government, those of the Department of Justice should be kept most free from any suspicion of improper action on partisan or factional grounds, so that there shall be gradually a growth, even though a slow growth, in the knowledge that the Federal courts and the representatives of the Federal Department of Justice insist on meting out even-handed justice to all.
President THEODORE ROOSEVELT, letter to Attorney General William H. Moody, August 9, 1904.Homer S. Cummings, Federal Justice, p. 500 (1937).