A Quote by Anthony Lake on advice, body, expectation, needs, order, and presidency

I will 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 no one expects you to say very much."

Anthony Lake

Source: at University of Massachusettes, Amhurst, Graduation, 1995

Contributed by: Zaady