Kingman Brewster, Jr. - Quotes

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There is no greater challenge than to have someone relying upon you; no greater satisfaction than to vindicate his expectation. ---->>>

If I take refuge in ambiguity, I assure you that it's quite conscious. ---->>>

Universities should be safe havens where ruthless examination of realities will not be distorted by the aim to please or inhibited by the risk of displeasure. ---->>>

Incomprehensible jargon is the hallmark of a profession. ---->>>

Maybe you are the 'cool' generation If coolness means a capacity to stay calm and use your head in the service of ends passionately believed in, then it has my admiration. ---->>>

While the spoken word can travel faster, you can't take it home in your hand. Only the written word can be absorbed wholly at the convenience of the reader. ---->>>

The function of a briefing paper is to prevent the ambassador from saying something dreadfully indiscreet. I sometimes think its true object is to prevent the ambassador from saying anything at all. ---->>>

We all live in a televised goldfish bowl. ---->>>

Judgment is more than skill. It sets forth on intellectual seas beyond the shores of hard indisputable factual information. ---->>>

The newspaper fits the reader's program while the listener must fit the broadcaster's program. ---->>>

It won't make for a quiet life but it will make for an interesting paper vastly more significant because it is doing something only a daily paper can do. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 06-17, 1919
Birthplace:
Die: 11-08, 1988
Occupation: Educator
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Kingman Brewster Jr. (June 17, 1919 – November 8, 1988) was an educator, president of Yale University, and American diplomat.(wikipedia)