Dean Acheson

1893 - 1971

A Quote by Dean Acheson on losing

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

Dean Acheson (1893 - 1971)

Source: Speech, Military Academy, West Point, 5 December 1962.

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A Quote by Dean Acheson on endurance

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

Dean Acheson (1893 - 1971)

Source: Plain Speaking: An Oral Biography of Harry S. Truman.

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A Quote by Dean Acheson on agreement, anxiety, assumptions, and diplomacy

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

Dean Acheson (1893 - 1971)

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A Quote by Dean Acheson on death and mistakes

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

Dean Acheson (1893 - 1971)

Source: After listening to funeral eulogies for his successor John Foster Dulles; News Summaries, 27 Mar 1959.

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A Quote by Dean Acheson on advertising, business, habits, and time

Time spent in the advertising business seems to create a permanent deformity like the Chinese habit of foot-binding.

Dean Acheson (1893 - 1971)

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