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Monday, June 12, 2006

Some Quotable Quotes

"The war we have to wage today has only one goal and that is to make the world safe for diversity."

U Thant, Burma, Secretary-General
On international tolerance, Dag Hammarskjöld Memorial Lecture, Columbia University, quoted in NY Times 8 Jan 64

"I don’t like to be disturbed at home; I tell the cable office not to call me before 6:30 AM, unless there’s a war."
U Thant, Burma, Secretary-General
On beginning his ninth year as Secretary-General, ib 3 Nov 69

"If you’ve got it, wear it."
Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma
Advice to Prince Charles on use of royal insignia and other medals, quoted by Stephen Barry Royal Secrets Villard 85

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