But eight years of highly public success had changed his expectations.
Among them: * Have highly public friendships really disappeared in the last few decades?
His death followed a long and at times highly public battle against colon cancer.
Some said they would be too nervous to serve in the highly public case.
Much of that criticism has been in highly public forums.
The opportunity is high for individuals to be aggressive in a highly public and open forum.
He was also a highly public political force within Hamas.
A confrontation seems inevitable, and it is certain to be a highly public one.
Sometimes our role in regional disputes is and will be highly public.
That leads to a highly public but predictable struggle, in which, he said, each side makes its points.