John Foster Dulles Quotes

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Born: February 25, 1888, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Bethesda, Maryland, USA, May 24, 1959
Occupation: Politician

1.
I wouldn't attach too much importance to these student riots. I remember when I was a student at the Sorbonne in Paris, I used to go out and riot occasionally.
- John Foster Dulles

2.
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.
- John Foster Dulles

3.
Of all tasks of government the most basic is to protect its citizens against violence.
- John Foster Dulles

4.
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.
- John Foster Dulles

5.
The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it is the same problem you had last year.
- John Foster Dulles

6.
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.
- John Foster Dulles

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