William J. Bennett





William J. Bennett

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born
in New York City, The United States
July 31, 1943

gender
male

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influences
Plato, Ronald Reagan


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William J. "Bill" Bennett is a politician and author who served in the Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush administrations, as chief of National Endowment for the Humanities and later Secretary of Education under Reagan, and Drug Czar under Bush. He is a nationally well-known figure of political and social conservatism and authored many books on politics, ethics, and international relations.


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“Happiness is like a cat. If you try to coax it or call it, it will avoid you. It will never come. But if you pay no attention to it and go about your business, you'll find it rubbing up against your legs and jumping into your lap.”
William J. Bennett

“A falsehood can run around the world while the truth is still putting its shoes on.”
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