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Sam Ervin
(1896-1985) born on
Sep 27
US politician. He was a folksy Democratic senator from North Carolina, 1954-74; best known for his role as the Watergate committee chairman.
         
   
F
A leader is someone who helps improve the lives of other people or improve the system they live under.

R
I'm not going to let anybody come down at night like Nicodemus and whisper something in my ear that no one else can hear. That is not executive privilege; it is poppycock.
A
There is nothing in the Constitution that authorizes or makes it the official duty of a president to have anything to do with criminal activities.
N
I've always been worried about people who are willing to work for nothing. Sometimes that's all you get from them, nothing.
K
The rain it raineth on the just
And also on the unjust fella;
But chiefly on the just, because
The unjust steals the just's umbrella.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
R: At Senate Watergate hearings; in "US News & World Report," 28 May 73
A: At Senate Watergate hearings; in "Washington "Post," 12 Jul 1973.
N: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
K: Recalling an old magistrate's words to a young attorney, in "Senator Sam Ervin's Best Stories," by Thad Stem, Jr and Alan Butler, 1973.
   


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