My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Seek what is essential and exceptional--forget the rest.
Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?
A. A good-natured pensiveness.
Q. What do you regret most?
A. That I never heard Ella Fitzgerald sing in person.
Q. What’s your best quality?
A. Sense of humor.
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. Abraham Lincoln Would you be willing to show me where all your anonymous verses are published.