Quotes by William Weld

There's no Walter Cronkite to give you the final word each evening.

William Weld

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Do not stand in a place of danger trusting in miracles.

Arab Proverb

Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous. When I was sixty-five I still had pimples.

George Burns

If i cannot smoke in heaven, then i shall not go.

Groucho Marx

You are the lens in the beam. You can only receive, give, and possess the light as the lens does. If you seek yourself, you rob the lens of its transparency. You will know life and be acknowledged by it according to your degree of transparency, your capacity, that is, to vanish as an end, and remain purely as a means.

Dag Hammarskjold

Fear not a jest. If one throws salt at you, you will not be harmed unless you have sore places.

Latin Proverb

Cowardice asks the question - is it safe? Expediency asks the question - is it politic? Vanity asks the question - is it popular? But conscience asks the question - is it right? And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular; but one must take it because it is right.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. »

The Vietnam War required us to emphasize the national interest rather than abstract principles. ... What President Nixon and I tried to do was unnatural. And that is why we didn't make it.

Henry Kissinger »