Great Britain has lost an Empire and has not yet found a role.
Speech at West Point (5 December 1962), in Vital Speeches, January 1, 1963, page 163.
The test for aid to poor nations is therefore whether it makes them capable of being productive. If it fails to do so, it is likely to make them even poorer in the – not so very – long run.Dean AchesonDean Acheson, Present at the Creation: My Years in the State Department (1969)
Vietnam was worse than immoral — it was a mistake.Dean AchesonReported in Alistair Cooke, Letter from America: 1946-2004 (2004), page 378.
How could the USA champion individual freedom in the world generally while denying it to an important minority in its own country.Dean AchesonCivil rights in the USA, 1863 - 1980 , 2001, Page 107.
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