- Name: Daniel Patrick Moynihan
- Born: 03/16/1927
- Died: 03/26/2003 (76 years old)
Daniel Patrick “Pat” Moynihan (March 16, 1927– March 26, 2003) was an American politician, sociologist, and diplomat. A member of the Democratic Party, he represented New York in the United States Senate and served as an adviser to Republican U.S. President Richard Nixon.
Birth Place: Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.
Death Place: Washington, D.C., U.S.
Daniel Patrick Moynihan quotes :
The central conservative truth is that it is culture, not politics, that determines the success of a society. The central liberal truth is that politics can change a culture and save it from itself.Daniel Patrick Moynihan
The steady expansion of welfare programs can be taken as a measure of the steady disintegration of the Negro family structure over the past generation in the United States.Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Somehow liberals have been unable to acquire from life what conservatives seem to be endowed with at birth: namely, a healthy skepticism of the powers of government agencies to do good.Daniel Patrick Moynihan