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Government is too big and important to be left to the politicians.
WHEN YOU ARE IN THE RIGHT, YOU CAN AFFORD TO KEEP YOUR TEMPER; AND WHEN YOU ARE IN THE WRONG, YOU CANNOT AFFORD TO LOSE IT.
To some extent we are all the prisoners of stereotypes; we see each other in terms of distorted and oversimplified images. Better communication in the realm of ideas, of the arts, and of science can help refashion these false images. And by seeing more clearly we may act more wisely.
And why should we, of all people, expect the proud new developing nations to see the world precisely as we see it? Was any new nation ever more outspoken, independent and unaligned than the young America of Jefferson, Jackson, and Lincoln?
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The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
April 5, 1901
May 25, 1986
Chester Bliss Bowles was a liberal Democratic American diplomat and politician from Connecticut.
Africa's challenge to America (1956)
The Coming Political Breakthrough (1959)
A view from New Delhi (1969)
American politics in a revolutionary world (1956)
Ideas, people and peace (1958)
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