One of the best ways to persuade others is with your ears - by listening to them.

— Dean Rusk

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One of the best ways to persuade others is with your ears by listening to them.

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Appeasement only makes the aggressor more aggressive.

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If you don't pay attention to the periphery, the periphery changes and the first thing you know the periphery is the center.

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While we are sleeping, two-thirds of the world is plotting to do us in.

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Continuity does not rule out fresh approaches to fresh situations.

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Physicists and astronomers see their own implications in the world being round, but to me it means that only one-third of the world is asleep at any given time and the other two-thirds is up to something.

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When you solve a problem, you ought to thank God and go on to the next one.

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Let me say with a Georgia accent that we cannot solve this problem if it requires a diplomatic passport to claim the rights of an American citizen.

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The best way to persuade people is with your ears - by listening to them.

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The best way to persuade is with your ears.

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The pace of events is moving so fast that unless we can find some way to keep our sights on tomorrow, we cannot expect to be in touch with today.

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One third of the people of the world are asleep at any given moment.

The other two thirds are awake and probably stirring up trouble somewhere.

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About Dean Rusk

Quotes 20 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Diplomat
Birthday October 16

We have tried to make it clear that the United States is not just an old cow that gives more milk the more it is kicked in the flanks.

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The usual cause of evil in the world is that at any given time half the people in the world are awake.

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We're eyeball to eyeball and the other fellow just blinked.

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Give a member of Congress a junket and a mimeograph machine and he thinks he is secretary of state.

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We were eyeball-to-eyeball and the other fellow just blinked.

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The fidelity of the United States to security treaties is not just an empty matter. It is a pillar of peace in the world.

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The United States is not just an old cow that gives more milk the more it's kicked in the flanks.

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