Charles Luckman Quote
“Let me tell you something that we Israelis have against Moses. He took us 40 years through the desert in order to bring us to the one spot in the Middle East that has no oil!”
At a dinner honoring West German Chancellor Willy Brandt, as reported in The New York Times (10 June 1973)
“Youth is fair, a graceful stag,
Leaping, playing in a park.
Age is gray, a toothless hag,
Stumbling in the dark.”
―Isaac Leib Peretz
Sewing the Wedding Gown, 1906. Nine One-Act Plays from Yiddish. B. F. White, translated Boston, John W. Luce & Co., 1932, p. 127.
“To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.”
The beauty of friendship by Kahlil Gibran, Hallmark Cards, 1978 - ISBN: 9780875295589
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsCharles Luckman
Born: May 16, 1909
Died: January 26, 1999 (age 89)
Bio: Charles Luckman was a businessman and an American architect, famous as the Boy Wonder of American Business when he was named president of the Pepsodent toothpaste company in 1939 at the age of thirty. Through acquisition, he later became president of Lever Brothers.