Leonard Garment was an American attorney, public servant, and arts advocate. He served U.S. presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford in the White House in various positions from 1969 to 1976, including Counselor to the President, acting Special Counsel to Nixon for the last two years of his presidency, and U.S. Ambassador to the Third Committee at the United Nations.
|In Washington, if you don't win, you lose. If you don't survive, you die. If you don't prosper, you fail.||Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising|
|It was an act of both conscience and cowardice.||Morality, Ethics & Conflict of Interest|
|Power in Washington is simply the perception of power.||Power|
|Power is being able to affect the hegemony of existing systems.||Power|
|The Constitution would not actually be a live enterprise without lobbies because that's the way one petitions for the redress of grievances.||Lobbying & Special Interests|
|The president has allowed America into the ugliness of his mind - as if he wanted the world to participate in the despoliation of the myth of presidential behavior. ... That was the truly impeachable offense: letting everyone see.||Scandals ;Presidency, Vice Presidency & Prime Ministership|
|The public has to have a head, and if the President takes the heads away, the public will have his.||Public Opinion & Polling|