David L. Robbins


Born
in Richmond, VA, The United States
March 10, 1954


David L. Robbins was born in Richmond, Virginia, on March 10, 1954. He grew up in Sandston, a small town east of Richmond out by the airport; his father was among the first to sit behind the new radar scope in the air traffic control tower. Both his parents, Sam and Carol, were veterans of WWII. Sam saw action in the Pacific, especially at Pearl Harbor.

In 1976, David graduated with a B.A. in Theater and Speech from the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. Having little actual theatrical talent, he didn't know what to do for a living. David decided to attend what he calls the “great catch-basin of unfocused over-achievers”: law school. He received his Juris Doctorate at William and Mary in 1980, then practiced environmental
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“Every man has a cemetery inside him. You don’t know how big yours is until you dig in it.”
David L. Robbins, The Empty Quarter

“It’s how we train.” “To drown?” “To never quit. Ever.”
David L. Robbins, The Empty Quarter

“Changing the way a man thought could be done by teaching him. Altering the way he reacted without thought meant tampering with his instincts.”
David L. Robbins, The Devil's Waters

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