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#1. On the eighteenth of December 1972, when we thought we were getting another of the hundreds of little tactical air raids, we heard the bombs going in out there in the railroad yards and this went on for about thirty minutes. - Author: James Stockdale
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#2. Leadership must be based on goodwill. Goodwill does not mean posturing and, least of all, pandering to the mob. It means obvious and wholehearted commitment to helping followers. - Author: James Stockdale
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#3. So the first thing that went on was to decide ... trying to find a time when we could get reprisal raids out. - Author: James Stockdale
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#4. Stockdale, a lonely young fellow, who had for weeks felt a great craving for somebody on whom to throw away superfluous interest, and even tenderness, was not sorry to join her ... - Author: Thomas Hardy
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#5. Entitlement and privelege corrupt. - Author: James Stockdale
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#6. A liberally educated person meets new ideas with curiosity and fascination. An illiberally educated person meets new ideas with fear. - Author: James Stockdale
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#7. This idea, as you know, that I have firm convictions that the idea of issues being a big deal where our mutual friend went back and he felt so strongly that the determining factor in electoral success should be a proven character. - Author: James Stockdale
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#8. The guy that just arranges things so that the stock market holds up is nobody in my - in my estimation. - Author: James Stockdale
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#9. Sybil's my wife, and on the first day of October, that's the first time I knew Ross was going to run. - Author: James Stockdale
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#10. They were heading out to the middle of the bay - the Gulf - that's another thing that became kind of standard practice, we didn't hurry the destroyers around the beach any more, when it got dark, we'd take 'em out thirty or forty miles out in the middle of the Tonkin Gulf. - Author: James Stockdale
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#11. Do the right thing even if it means dying like a dog when no one's there to see you do it. - Author: James Stockdale
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#12. It is in disaster, not success, that the heros and the bums really get sorted out. - Author: James Stockdale
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#13. The worst thing that can happen is death and that's not the worst thing in the world either. - Author: James Stockdale
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#14. The challenge of education is not to prepare a person for success, but to prepare him for failure. - Author: James Stockdale
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#15. Great leaders gain authority by giving it away. - Author: James Stockdale
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#16. We couldn't generalize on the people. Some of them were known to be tough guys and they didn't say much, but some of them were kind of soft-headed, but they did that. That was an East German film. - Author: James Stockdale
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#17. 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. - Author: James Stockdale
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#18. In order to do something you must be something. - Author: James Stockdale
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#19. I never had a single conversation about politics with Ross Perot in my life; still haven't. - Author: James Stockdale
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#20. I'm a grown man. You know, I've been in a lot of scrapes, but I never felt like I got so - there are probably a lot of things I should have done that I didn't do. - Author: James Stockdale
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#21. I was tortured fifteen times, that's total submission. They did that with shutting off your blood circulation with ropes, giving you claustrophobia and pain at the same time, bending you double. - Author: James Stockdale
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#22. But there were highs as well as lows, it was as though they said everybody was picking on the man who had more practical real life experiences than the whole batch of them put together. - Author: James Stockdale
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#23. He's a novice, but he's had these - he's experienced in leadership in tight circumstances. He started - he dropped the first bomb, led the first air strike into North Vietnam. - Author: James Stockdale
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#24. And we had our own laws. I mean, I wrote them. And we had our own customs, and traditions, and proprieties. - Author: James Stockdale
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#25. Well, first of all, I was asked by Ross Perot on a telephone call in March of 1992 if, since he had committed on the Larry King Show to becoming a candidate for president, to get on all 50 ballots. - Author: James Stockdale
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#26. And so, I mean, he declared war right there and then in so many words and Alex says later in the book, nobody in the White House from that point on had any doubt that we were going to bomb the mainland of Asia. - Author: James Stockdale
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#27. I was commanding officer of a supersonic fighter squadron, F-8 Crusaders. - Author: James Stockdale
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#28. There was nothing there but black water and American fire power. - Author: James Stockdale
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#29. I think character is permanent, and issues are transient. - Author: James Stockdale
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#30. 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. - Author: James Stockdale
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