Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
William Pierce Rogers (19132001)
The world of the future will not flourish behind wallsno matter who builds them and no matter what their purpose. A world divided economically must inevitably be a world divided politically. As Secretary of State, I cannot contemplate that prospect with anything but deep disquiet.
WILLIAM P. ROGERS, secretary of state, address before the Chamber of Commerce of the United States, Washington, D.C., May 1, 1972.The Washington Post, May 22, 1972, p. A20.