Never be afraid to get dirty, but be sufficiently sure-footed to avoid the abyss of contamination.

An Optimistic Heart

LV just informed me that Uncle Jeff wrote a new book: An Optimistic Heart. It’s mostly a collection of his speeches, including the one that inspired the title of this blog, but according to LV, the collection includes some extras:

His favorite speech given as Cornell president is perhaps unsurprisingly the Dirt speech and his reflections on writing speeches are quite interesting indeed.

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One response

  1. Lav

    The book’s website, http://www.optimistic-heart.com/, has the beginning part of the extras.

    December 11, 2008 at 8:17 am

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