It would be inaccurate to say that Churchill and I conversed. Like Gladstone speaking to Victoria, he addressed me as though I were a one-man House of Commons.
His critics called him a wheeler-dealer. They overlooked the subtlety of Johnsonian strategy, his use of wheels within wheels.
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Comments on: "William Manchester Quotes: His critics called him a wheeler-dealer. They overlooked the subtlety of Johnsonian strategy,..."
Johnson approached a strongly fortified position by outflanking it, or burrowing under it, or surprising the defenders from the rear, or raining down obstacles upon them from the sky, or starving them into submission… Rarely, and then only reluctantly, would he proceed directly from A to B, to him the shortest distance between two points was a tunnel.
|Birth:||1st April, 1922|
|Death:||1st June, 2004|
|Profession:||Author, Biographer, Historian|
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