Theodore C. Sorensen Quotes

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Born: 1928-05-08, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: New York City, 2010-10-31
Occupation: Political Adviser, Speechwriter, Attorney

Military strength in reserve is better than military strength being reigned upon the other side including all of its innocent civilians.
- Theodore C. Sorensen

Now people all across America are starting to believe in America again. We are coming back, back to the heights of greatness, back to America's proud role as a temple of justice and a champion of peace.
- Theodore C. Sorensen

We have convinced over one billion members of the Islamic faith that we are prejudiced against their religion, that we would deny them freedom of religion, that we want suppress their culture and invade their governments.
- Theodore C. Sorensen

We have treated our most serious adversaries, such as Iran and North Korea, in the most juvenile manner - by giving them the silent treatment. In so doing, we have weakened, not strengthened, our bargaining position and our leadership.
- Theodore C. Sorensen

We shall listen, not lecture learn, not threaten. We will enhance our safety by earning the respect of others and showing respect for them. In short, our foreign policy will rest on the traditional American values of restraint and empathy, not on military might.
- Theodore C. Sorensen

We will be safer from terrorist attack only when we have earned the respect of all other nations instead of their fear, respect for our values and not merely our weapons.
- Theodore C. Sorensen

With the help of dedicated Americans from our party, every party, and no party at all, I intend to mount that stairway to preach peace for our nation and world.
- Theodore C. Sorensen

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