Excessive fear and self-doubt that were the greatest detractors of personal genius.
Gail didn't want me commenting on the opinion pages.
I was hired by the news department and, despite the rabid assertions of the Times' enemies and detractors, the two really have nothing to do with each other.
Everybody has their detractors. Some people say arrogance, or whatever they may say. I only have one thing in mind, and that's doing a great job for the country.
Unsurprisingly, Nelson Mandela had and still has many detractors.
Last Update: January, 2020