James F. Byrnes Quotes

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James F. Byrnes Quotes

The carrying out of the Potsdam Agreement has, however, been obstructed by the failure of the Allied Control Council to take the necessary steps to enable the German economy to function as an economic unit.
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German militarism and Nazism have devastated twice in our generation the lands of German neighbors.

— James F. Byrnes

We favor the economic unification of Germany. If complete unification cannot be secured, we shall do everything in our power to secure the maximum possible unification.

— James F. Byrnes

It will give them the opportunity to show themselves worthy of the respect and friendship of peace-loving nations, and in time, to take an honorable place among members of the United Nations.

— James F. Byrnes

What we want is a lasting peace. We will oppose soft measures which invite the breaking of the peace.

— James F. Byrnes

Freedom from militarism will give the German people the opportunity, if they will but seize it, to apply their great energies and abilities to the works of peace.

— James F. Byrnes

We intend to continue our interest in the affairs of Europe and of the world.

— James F. Byrnes

The conditions which now exist in Germany make it impossible for industrial production to reach the levels which the occupying powers agreed were essential for a minimum German peacetime economy.

— James F. Byrnes

The world so clamors for action that men and women devote little time to thinking. Many believe in secondhand thinking. They find it easier to ascertain and adopt the thoughts of others than to think for themselves.

— James F. Byrnes

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