King Dick’s Opinion

The best army officers are intelligent and lazy.
The second best are intelligent and industrious.
The less good are thick-witted and lazy.
The most dangerous are thick-witted and industrious

King Dick was an unforgettable larger-than-life character in Kenneth Roberts’ 1947 historical novel Lydia Bailey – a charismatic black African adventurer who took part in the Haitian Revolution and the U.S. war against the Barbary Pirates.

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