Fun_People Archive
16 Jun
QOTD -- on public speaking

Date: Fri, 16 Jun 95 14:14:01 PDT
From: Peter Langston <psl>
To: Fun_People
Subject: QOTD -- on public speaking

Forwarded-by: bostic@CS.Berkeley.EDU (Keith Bostic)

I try to follow the advice that a university president once gave a
prospective commencement speaker. "Think of yourself as the body at
an Irish wake," he said.  "They need you in order to have the party,
but nobody expects you to say much."
	     -- National Security Advisor Anthony Lake, addressing students
		and faculty at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst

[=] © 1995 Peter Langston []