ONE DAY AT A TIME
One day Dwight Morrow and his wife, the parents of Anne Lindbergh, were in Rugby, England. After wandering through the streets, they realized that they had lost their way. At this moment an incident occurred which entered into Morrow’s philosophy and became a guiding principle in his life. He stopped a little Rugby lad about twelve years old. He asked him, “Could you tell us the way to the station?” The boy answered, “Well, you turn to the right there by the grocer’s shop and then take the second to the left. That will bring you to a place where four streets meet. And then, sir, you had better inquire again.” In his biography of Dwight Morrow, Harold Nicolson tells us, “This answer came to symbolize for Dwight Morrow his own method of approaching complicated problems. It implied in the first place a realistic skepticism regarding the capacity of human intelligence . . . It was in the second…
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