It often seemed like we had become a nation where the only heroes were rock singers and ball players and that there were no large men of probity who could be called upon for the task.
I said the first concern of the administration of justice must, of course, be the individual. The second concern is the truth.
The truths that matter most to us come always half spoken.- Baltasar Gracián
Cunning grows in deceit at seeing itself discovered, and tries to deceive with truth itsel- Baltasar Gracián
The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.- Ernest Hemingway
The first casualty when war comes is truth.- Hiram Johnson
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.- Oscar Wilde
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|Birth:||20th July, 1920|
|Death:||31st December, 1999|
Elliot Lee Richardson was born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He was an American lawyer and politician who was a member of the cabinet of Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. He served as Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare from 1970 to 1973, Secretary of Defense from January to May 1973, Attorney General from May to October 1973, and Secretary of Commerce from 1976 to 1977. He graduated from Harvard College with a bachelor's degree in 1941. After serving in the Army during World War II, he continued his education, receiving an LL.B. degree from Harvard Law School in 1947. He was an editor of the Harvard Lampoon. He was the author of two books. The Creative Balance and Reflections of a Radical Moderate.
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