Ephemera of Admiral Arleigh Burke

Image of ephemera quote. 

[typed] "OLD GOATS NEVER DIE....
THEY JUST FALL OFF CLIFFS."
Arleigh Burke

[handwritten]Judge
This great tribute was presented to me - after
I fell off a cliff on my farm and cracked some ribs
in 1957 - who wrote it---?
Arleigh