History tells us more than we want to know about what is wrong with man, and we can hardly turn a page in the daily press without learning the specific time, place, and name of evil. But perhaps the most pervasive evil of all rarely appears in the news. This evil, the waste of human potential, is particularly painful to recognize for it strikes our parents and children, our friends and brothers, ourselves.
George Leonard (July 3, 1729 July 26, 1819) was an American lawyer, jurst, and politician from Norton, Massachusetts. Besides serice on state court benches and in both houses of the state legislature, he represented Massachusetts in the U.S. House of Representatives.