Dean Acheson

Dean Acheson

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Author Profession: US Statesman
Born: April 11, 1893
Died: October 12, 1971
Birth Sign: Aries

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The manner in which one endures what must be endured is more important than the thing that must be endured.

I learned from the example of my father that the manner in which one endures what must be endured is more important than the thing that must be endured.

The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.

I will undoubtedly have to seek what is happily known as gainful employment, which I am glad to say does not describe holding public office.

A memorandum is written not to inform the reader but to protect the writer.

No people in history have ever survived who thought they could protect their freedom by making themselves inoffensive to their enemies.

Negotiating in the classic diplomatic sense assumes parties more anxious to agree than to disagree.

Controversial proposals, once accepted, soon become hallowed.

We have actively sought and are actively seeking to make the United Nations an effective instrument of international cooperation.

Negotiation in the classic diplomatic sense assumes parties more anxious to agree than to disagree.

The most important aspect of the relationship between the president and the secretary of state is that they both understand who is president.

The great corrupter of public man is the ego. Looking at the mirror distracts one's attention from the problem.

Washington is like a self-sealing tank on a military aircraft. When a bullet passes through, it closes up.

Great Britain has lost an empire and has not yet found a role.

If we learn the art of yielding what must be yielded to the changing present, we can save the best of the past.

The first requirement of a statesman is that he be dull.

It is worse than immoral, it's a mistake.

The greatest mistake I made was not to die in office.

The success of our operas rests most of the time in the hands of the conductor. This person is as necessary as a tenor or a prima donna. Giuseppe Verdi

The only time I can really relax is up a tree or somewhere outside. I love being outside. Tom Felton age

If anybody wanted to photograph my life, they'd get bored in a day. Matt Damon

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