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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.
A man's accomplishments in life are the cumulative effect of his attention to detail.

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.
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.
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.
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.
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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