Reference > Quotations > Respectfully Quoted
  PREVIOUSNEXT  
CONTENTS · AUTHOR INDEX · KEYWORD INDEX · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
 
NUMBER:627
AUTHOR:Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller (1908–79)
QUOTATION: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.
ATTRIBUTION:NELSON A. ROCKEFELLER, governor of New York, “Quality of Life in the Americas,” text of the Rockefeller Mission report, The Department of State Bulletin, December 8, 1969, p. 515.

  Rockefeller was appointed by President Nixon to head a Latin American mission.
SUBJECTS:Foreign policy
 
 
CONTENTS · AUTHOR INDEX · KEYWORD INDEX · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
  PREVIOUSNEXT  
 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors