John Foster Dulles Quotes.
The Soviets sought not a place in the sun, but the sun itself. Their objective was the world. They would not tolerate compromise on goals, only on tactics.
The United Nations was not set up to be a reformatory. It was assumed that you would be good before you got in and not that being in would make you good.
There are plenty of problems in the world, many of them interconnected. But there is no problem which compares with this central, universal problem of saving the human race from extinction.
There are plenty of problems in the world, many of them interconnected. But there is no problem which compares with this central, universal problem of saving the human race from extinction
A man’s accomplishments in life are the cumulative effect of his attention to detail.
The ability to get to the verge without getting into the war is the necessary art. If you try to run away from it, if you are scared to go to the brink, you are lost.
The world will never have lasting peace so long as men reserve for war the finest human qualities. Peace, no less than war, requires idealism and self-sacrifice and a righteous and dynamic faith.
The principle of neutrality … has increasingly become an obsolete conception, and, except under very special circumstances, it is an immoral and shortsighted conception.
We walked to the brink and we looked it in the face.
Somehow we find it hard to sell our values, namely that the rich should plunder the poor.
A peaceful world is a world in which differences are tolerated, and are not eliminated by violence.
Of all tasks of government the most basic is to protect its citizens against violence.
Mankind will never win lasting peace so long as men use their full resources only in tasks of war. While we are yet at peace, let us mobilize the potentialities, particularly the moral and spiritual potentialities, which we usually reserve for war.
The United States of America does not have friends; it has interests.
Forgive everybody everything everyday.
Once – many, many years ago – I thought I made a wrong decision. Of course, it turned out that I had been right all along. But I was wrong to have thought that I was wrong.
Our institutions of freedom will not survive unless they are constantly replenished by the faith that gave them birth.
Our capacity to retaliate must be, and is, massive in order to deter all forms of aggression.
Once – many, many years ago – I thought I made a wrong decision. Of course, it turned out that I had been right all along. But I was wrong to have thought that I was wrong
The U.S. has no friends, only interests.