American Lexicographer, Author, Educator, Rhodes Scholar, Northwestern University Professor of English
"Words are one of our chief means of adjusting to all the situations of life. The better control we have of over words, the more successful our adjustment is likely to be."
"Wisdom is meaningless until our own experience has given it meaning and there is wisdom in the selection of wisdom."
"Leadership is more likely to be assumed by the aggressive than by the able, and those who scramble to the top are more often motivated by their own inner torments."