Most of these gems are well known, but I think the authors would have done well if they were more discreet, anyone can say a comeback, but there is an art in doing it like Churchill or Lincoln. Unfortunately many of today’s politicians that are quoted in this book are not anymore witty than the average middle school student, and some are less.
Robert Penn Warren (24 April, 1905 – 15 September, 1989)) was an American novelist, critic, and poet laureate.
When you’re at the negotiation table, you want results skewed in your favor. The person you’re negotiating with wants results skewed in their favor, too.
The book did not disappoint, not only is it beautiful on the outside, the enclosed photographs of the house, grounds, intimate moments of Vice-Presidents and Presidents with the loved ones, staff, and stuff are alone worth getting the book.
The most fascinating part, for me, was how each person governed before and after office as if the office was sacred and kept it that way despite political differences.
Argo: How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History tells the of the story of the Iranian hostage rescue, the audaciousity of it all