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J. William Fulbright
(1905-1995) born on
Apr 09
US politician, lawyer, teacher. He was a Democratic senator from Arkansas, 1945-74; founded the Fulbright scholarship program.
         
   
F
In the long course of history, having people who understand your thought is much greater security than another submarine.

R
We must dare to think unthinkable thoughts.
A
We have the power to do any damn fool thing we want to do, and we seem to do it about every ten minutes.
N
In a democracy dissent is an act of faith. Like medicine, the test of its value is not in its taste, but its effects.
K
I think we Americans tend to put too high a price on unanimity . . . as if there were something dangerous and illegitimate about honest differences of opinion honestly expressed by honest men.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "New York Times," 26 Jun 1986.
R: In "My Favorite Quotations," by Norman Vincent Peale, 1990.
A: On Senate's right to change its mind; in "TIme," 4 Feb 1952.
N: Speech, 21 Apr 1966.
K: Speech in the Senate, 22 Oct 1965.
   


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