The Best Advice Brian Mulroney Ever Gave
The greatest secret of politics and life: always outperform expectations. If you’re very, very lucky, they continue to underestimate you. And so what I do is encourage that as best I can. Any time anybody for the Liberals or the NDP says “Mulroney’s really quite dumb,” I don’t disagree with that. I encourage them to think that.
– The Secret Mulroney Tapes, p.350