J. William Fulbright Quotes

J. William Fulbright Quotes: The Israelis object to an imposed settlement I don't know what they mean by an imposed settlement. It's quite obvious, without the all out support by the United States in money and weapons and so on the Israelis couldn't do what they've been doing. So we bear a very great share of the responsibility for the continuation of this...of this state of warfare.
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J. William Fulbright Quote: When we violate the law ourselves, whatever short-term advantage may be gained, we are obviously encouraging others to violate the law; we thus encourage disorder and instability and thereby do incalculable damage to our own long-term interests.
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Quotes about J. William Fulbright: This is regrettable indeed for a nation that aspires to teach democracy to other nations, because, as Burke said:
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Quote about J. William Fulbright: One simply cannot engage in barbarous action without becoming a barbarian ... one cannot defend human values by calculated and unprovoked violence without doing mortal damage to the values one is trying to defend.
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J. William Fulbright Sayings: The citizen who criticizes his country is paying it an implied tribute.
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J. William Fulbright Saying: The legislator is an indispensable guardian of our freedom. It is true that great executives have played a powerful role in the development of civilization, but such leaders appear sporadically, by chance. They do not always appear when they are most needed. The great executives have given inspiration and push to the advancement of human society, but it is the legislator who has given stability and continuity to that slow and painful progress.
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Sayings about J. William Fulbright: We must care to think about the unthinkable things, because when things become unthinkable, thinking stops and action becomes mindless.
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Saying about J. William Fulbright: A nation's budget is full of moral implications; it tells what a society cares about and what it does not care about; it tells what its values are.
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J. William Fulbright Quotes: The age of warrior kings and of warrior presidents has passed. The nuclear age calls for a different kind of leadership.... a leadership of intellect, judgment, tolerance and rationality, a leadership committed to human values, to world peace, and to the improvement of the human condition. The attributes upon which we must draw are the human attributes of compassion and common sense, of intellect and creative imagination, and of empathy and understanding between cultures.
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