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Robert McNamara
(1916-2009) born on
Jun 9
US politician, statesman. He was Defense secretary, 1961-68; played a major role in the Vietnam War; president, World Bank, 1968-81.
         
   
F
Brains are like hearts -- they go where they are appreciated.

R
Action should be founded on contemplation, and those of us who act don't put enough time, don't give enough emphasis, to contemplation.
A
One cannot fashion a credible deterrent out of an incredible action.
N
A computer does not substitute for judgment any more than a pencil substitutes for literacy. But writing without a pencil is no particular advantage.
K
Coercion, after all, merely captures man. Freedom captivates him.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The New Book of Christian Quotations," by Tony Castle, 1982.
R: From an Internet collection of quotations.
A: On nuclear weapons, "The Essence of Security," 1968.
N: In "Quotable Business," ed. Louis E. Boone, 1992.
K: To American Society of Newspaper Editors; in NY "Times," 19 May 1966.
   


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