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If in doubt, don't. If still in doubt, do what's right.
If a prospective Presidential approach can't be explained clearly enough to be understood well, it probably hasn't been thought through well enough. If not well understood by the American people, it probably won't sail anyway. Send it back for further thought.
I don't do quagmires.
I can't tell you if the use of force in Iraq today will last five days, five weeks or five months, but it won't last any longer than that.
Enjoy your time in public service. It may well be one of the most interesting and challenging times of your life.
Don't think of yourself as indispensable or infallible. As Charles De Gaulle said, the cemeteries of the world are full of indispensable men.
Don't speak ill of your predecessors or successors. You didn't walk in their shoes.
Don't say he White House wants. Buildings can't want.
Don't do or say things you would not like to see on the front page of The Washington Post.
Don't divide the world into hem and us. Avoid infatuation with or resentment of the press, the Congress, rivals, or opponents. Accept them as facts. They have their jobs and you have yours.
Don't blame the boss. He has enough problems.
Don't be a bottleneck. If a matter is not a decision for the President or you, delegate it. Force responsibility down and out. Find problem areas, add structure and delegate. The pressure is to do the reverse. Resist it.
Don't automatically obey Presidential directives if you disagree or if you suspect he hasn't considered key aspects of the issue.
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