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.
The experience of learning how to get straight to the core of a problem proved to be of immense value later when I had a long succession of responsibilities in large, complex government departments.
Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you w...- Mark Twain
Every secret of a writer's soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind i...- Virginia Woolf
These days people seek knowledge, not wisdom. Knowledge is of the past, wisdom is of the f...- Vernon Cooper
Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.- Oscar Wilde
He took her up in his arms in the way of a bachelor who has had amateur experience of the ...- William Pett Ridge
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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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