My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Delay is death - Peter the Great
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. I'm convinced it is a decision. I remember well the moment as a teenager when I firmly decided I was going to be happy. And although I have hurt as much as any normal person has hurt, usually because of my own mistakes, I have never forgotten that promise to myself.
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. William Herndon, Lincoln's law partner, who was hated by many for telling us so much. And yet, the best of what we know of Lincoln we owe to Herndon.
Q. What’s your greatest flaw?
A. I'm indecisive. Well, maybe not.