"I thought I was going to be killed. The casualties were so heavy, it was just a given. I learned to take each day, each mission, as it came. That's an attitude I've carried into my professional life. I take each case, each job, as it comes."
"Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you're going to live your life."Elliot Richardson on Joel Osteen
"My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength."Elliot Richardson on Michael Jordan
"Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character."Elliot Richardson on Albert Einstein
"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude."Elliot Richardson on Thomas Jefferson
"Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference."Elliot Richardson on Winston Churchill
"This anniversary serves to help remind the American people that, in the wake of one of the greatest political scandals and misuse of power in our history as a nation, scandal produced important reforms that served this nation well for two decades."
"There is an increasingly pervasive sense not only of failure, but of futility. The legislative process has become a cruel shell game and the service system has become a bureaucratic maze, inefficient, incomprehensible, and inaccessible."
"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."
"Though every legal task demands this skill, it is especially important in the effort to frame public policy in a way that is properly responsive to human needs and predicaments. The question is always: How will the general rule work in practice?"