Yeah. I mean, it just seemed to me that it was – I felt so helpless to this business of not having any papers. That seems like a throwback to a schoolboy.
Half the issues they - are so polished they're talking about - are dead by the time they get into the office, and into the midst of their tour where they're really productive.
Cricket is the greatest game that the wit of man has yet devised.- Sir Pelham Warner
Advertising is selling Twinkies to adults.- Donald R. Vance
The struggle of the male to learn to listen to and respect his own intuitive, inner prompt...- Herb Goldberg
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the ...- Francis Schaeffer
Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had don...- Ernst Toller
Comments on: "James Stockdale Quotes: Half the issues they - are so polished they're talking about - are..."
|Birth:||23rd December, 1923|
|Death:||5th July, 2005|
|Profession:||Naval Officer, Pilot|
James Bond "Jim" Stockdale was born in Abingdon, Illinois, USA. He was an American Navy vice admiral and aviator awarded the Medal of Honor in the Vietnam War, during which he was an American prisoner of war for over seven years. He studied at Monmouth College and US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. He earned a BS degree from the Naval Academy in 1946. In 1959, the U.S. Navy sent Stockdale to Stanford University where he received a Master of Arts degree in international relations and comparative Marxist thought in 1962. He had led aerial attacks from the carrier USS Ticonderoga (CVA-14) during the 1964 Gulf of Tonkin Incident. He served as President of the Naval War College from October 1977 until he retired from the Navy in 1979. He was a candidate for Vice President of the United States in the 1992 presidential election, on Ross Perot's independent ticket. He wrote several books include: A Vietnam experience, In Love and War(with Sybil Stockdale), Courage Under Fire, and Thoughts of a philosophical fighter pilot.
Quote of the day
Our mission is to motivate, boost self confiedence and inspire people to Love life, live life and surf life with words.