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Our purpose in Vietnam is to prevent the success of aggression. It is not conquest, it is not empire, it is not foreign bases, it is not domination. It is, simply put, just to prevent the forceful conquest of South Vietnam by North Vietnam.
Lyndon B. Johnson
What critics call dirty in our pictures, they call lusty in foreign films.
My constant prayer, my number one foreign goal, is to bring peace to Israel. And in the process to Israel's neighbours.
Our foreign policy has made a wreck of this planet. I'm always in Africa... And when I go to these places I see American policy written on the walls of oppression everywhere.
I'm convinced there's a small room in the attic of the Foreign Office where future diplomats are taught to stammer.
The safety of the republic being the supreme law, and Texas having offered us the key to the safety of our country from all foreign intrigues and diplomacy, I say accept the key... and bolt the door at once.
For somebody who loves foreign policy, being Secretary is the best job in the world - but it doesn't happen twice.
Imagine it's 1981. You're an artist, in love with art, smitten with art history. You're also a woman, with almost no mentors to look to; art history just isn't that into you. Any woman approaching art history in the early eighties was attempting to enter an almost foreign country, a restricted and exclusionary domain that spoke a private language.
People are finding it harder and harder to relate to foreign policy.
Men like women who write. Even though they don't say so. A writer is a foreign country.
We shall listen, not lecture; learn, not threaten. We will enhance our safety by earning the respect of others and showing respect for them. In short, our foreign policy will rest on the traditional American values of restraint and empathy, not on military might.
Theodore C. Sorensen
We don't want a president who fails at domestic and foreign policy.
I feel very sorry for the one or two North Korean defectors who were caught by Chinese police while entering South Korean or foreign embassies in Beijing, but their arrest drew the whole attention of the world.
Kim Y. Sam
All of life is a foreign country.
I'm a New Wave baby, so I got very stimulated by foreign film.
I think the personal relationships I established mattered in terms of what I was able to get done. And I did bring women's issues to the center of our foreign policy.
I am often asked if, when I was secretary, I had problems with foreign men. That is not who I had problems with, because I arrived in a very large plane that said United States of America. I had more problems with the men in our own government.
Don't use that foreign word 'ideals.' We have that excellent native word 'lies.'
The humanitarian would, of course, have us meddle in foreign affairs as part of his program of world service.
Foreign aid is not something the vast majority of Americans support, but definitely not conservatives.
Under Obama, our federal tax dollars can now be used to fund abortion all over the world. With the stroke of a pen, abortion essentially became a U.S. foreign export.
Do not use that foreign word 'ideals.' We have that excellent native word 'lies.'
It is always good to explore the stuff you don't agree with, to try and understand a different lifestyle or foreign worldview. I like to be challenged in that way, and always end up learning something I didn't know.
I love my friends and family, but I also love it when they can't find me and I can spend all day reading or walking all alone, in silence, eight thousand miles away from everyone. All alone and unreachable in a foreign country is one my most favorite possible things to be.
We are guilty for sending teams into foreign countries to advise them how to be like us.
The greatest crime since World War II has been U.S. foreign policy.
Sometimes I have these fantasies of just moving to a foreign country and coming back with a full head of hair. Or not even come back! Make a new life there with hair... Change my name, just see what happens.
It is my view that we cannot conduct foreign policy at the extremes.
Foreign policy is like human relations, only people know less about each other.
Although all new ideas are born in France, they are not readily adopted there. It seems that they must first commence to prosper in a foreign country.
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