John McCain; "He Served His Country."
John McCain was an American hero, one of the finest men of his generation. The US Senate seems smaller, less significant without him.
Axios: From "Worth the Fighting For: A Memoir," by John McCain with Mark Salter, published in 2002..."
"Success, wealth, [and] celebrity, gained and kept for private interest, are small things. ... But sacrifice for a cause greater than self-interest, and you invest your life with the eminence of that cause, [and] your self-respect is assured."
John McCain in an interview shortly after his release from POW camp.