Nelson Rockefeller Quotes

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Nelson Rockefeller Quotes

America is not just a power, it is a promise. It is not enough for our country to be extraordinary in might; it must be exemplary in meaning.
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There are three periods in life: youth, middle age and 'how well you look'.

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It is essential that we enable young people to see themselves as participants in one of the most exciting eras in history, and to have a sense of purpose in relation to it.

— Nelson Rockefeller

Never forget that the most powerful force on earth is love.

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The secret to success is to own nothing, but control everything.

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The chief problem of low-income farmers is poverty.

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A man should make all he can, and give all he
can.

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The United Nations, he told an audience at Harvard University, 'has not been able-nor can it be able-to shape a new world order which events so compellingly demand.' ... The new world order that will answer economic, military, and political problems, he said, 'urgently requires, I believe, that the United States take the leadership among all free peoples to make the underlying concepts and aspirations of national sovereignty truly meaningful through the federal approach.'

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I am a great believer in planning- economic, social, political, military, total world planning.

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You can't leave footprints in the sands of time while sitting down.

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The nation-state is becoming less and less competent to perform its international political tasks ... These are some of the reasons pressing us to lead vigorously toward the true building of a new world order.

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Maybe this Watergate is like the Old Testament. It was visited upon us and maybe were going to benefit from it.

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You have a challenge; never quit!

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The fundamental question for the United States is how it can cooperate to help meet the basic needs of the people of the hemisphere despite the philosophical disagreements it may have with the nature of particular regimes. It must seek pragmatic ways to help people without necessarily embracing their governments. It should recognize that diplomatic relations are merely practical conveniences and not measures of moral judgment.

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Politics, of course, requires sweat, work, combat, and organization. But these should not be ugly words for and free people.

— Nelson Rockefeller

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