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Born: 1908-04-25
Profession: Journalist
Nation: American
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Anyone who isn't confused really doesn't understand the situation.

Tags: Anyone, Confused, Understand

We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home.

Tags: Freedom, History, Home

Just because your voice reaches halfway around the world doesn't mean you are wiser than when it reached only to the end of the bar.

Tags: End, Mean, Voice

Good night, and good luck.

Tags: Good, Luck, Night

To be persuasive we must be believable; to be believable we must be credible; credible we must be truthful.

Tags: Believable, Persuasive, Truthful

We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty. When the loyal opposition dies, I think the soul of America dies with it.

Tags: America, Confuse, Soul

No one can terrorize a whole nation, unless we are all his accomplices.

Tags: Nation, Unless, Whole

The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue.

Tags: Communication, Speed, True

Our major obligation is not to mistake slogans for solutions.

Tags: Mistake, Obligation, Solutions

The newest computer can merely compound, at speed, the oldest problem in the relations between human beings, and in the end the communicator will be confronted with the old problem, of what to say and how to say it.

Tags: End, Human, Technology

Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.

Tags: Difficulty, Excuse, History

The obscure we see eventually. The completely obvious, it seems, takes longer.

Tags: Longer, Seems, Takes

Most truths are so naked that people feel sorry for them and cover them up, at least a little bit.

Tags: Bit, Cover, Sorry

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices - just recognize them.

Tags: Everyone, Prejudices, Prisoner

If we were to do the Second Coming of Christ in color for a full hour, there would be a considerable number of stations which would decline to carry it on the grounds that a Western or a quiz show would be more profitable.

Tags: Color, Second, Show

Just once in a while let us exalt the importance of ideas and information.

Tags: Ideas, Once, While

We cannot make good news out of bad practice.

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The politician in my country seeks votes, affection and respect, in that order. With few notable exceptions, they are simply men who want to be loved.

Tags: Country, Men, Respect

A satellite has no conscience.

Tags: Conscience, Satellite, Science

Fame is morally neutral.

Tags: Fame, Morally, Neutral

People say conversation is a lost art; how often I have wished it were.

Tags: Art, Lost, Often

A reporter is always concerned with tomorrow. There's nothing tangible of yesterday. All I can say I've done is agitate the air ten or fifteen minutes and then boom - it's gone.

Tags: Done, Gone, Tomorrow

Independence did not mean chauvinism and narrow nationalism.

Tags: Mean, Narrow

None can be more negative in its impact than the limitation on human resource capacity.

Tags: Capacity, Human, Negative

We have much work ahead, to stand still.

Tags: Stand, Work

Belize pledges it continued support to the aspirations of the 23 million people of Taiwan to be full participants in all organs and agencies of the international community.

Tags: Community, Full, Support
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Let us work toward greater cooperation with all Caribbean Countries, whether we speak English, Dutch, French or Spanish, whether we are independent or not, and whether we be island or continental territories.

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Our Government is committed to pursuing policies and programs which facilitate a further lowering of the interest rates in order to fuel investment and growth. We call on the commercial banks to partner with us in this effort.

Tags: Effort, Government, Growth

Study strategy over the years and achieve the spirit of the warrior. Today is victory over yourself of yesterday; tomorrow is your victory over lesser men.

Tags: Learning, Men, Today

Generally speaking, the Way of the warrior is resolute acceptance of death.

Tags: Acceptance, Death, Warrior

You win battles by knowing the enemy's timing, and using a timing which the enemy does not expect.

Tags: Enemy, Knowing, Win

Perceive that which cannot be seen with the eye.

Tags: Cannot, Eye, Seen

Do nothing which is of no use.

Tags: Able, Falling, Timing
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