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John Foster Dulles
(1888-1959) born on
Feb 25
US government official. He was secretary of state, 1953-59, under President Eisenhower; architect of many major elements of U.S. foreign policy in the Cold War.
         
   
F
A man's accomplishments in life are the cumulative effect of his attention to detail.

R
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.
A
Yes, once - many, many years ago. I thought I had 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.
N
The ability to get to the verge without getting into the war is the necessary art. . . . if you are scared to go to the brink, you are lost.
K
The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it's the same problem you had last year.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Dulles," by Leonard Mosley, 1978.
R:
A: "Facing the Music," by H. Temianka.
N: In "How Dulles Averted War" "Life," by James Shepley 16 Jan 1956.
K: In "Pearls of Wisdom," ed. J. Agel and W. Glanze, 1987.
   


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