Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.

(Henry Cabot Lodge Jr.)

Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
  • Born: July 5, 1902
  • Died: February 27, 1985
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Politician

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CIA has more money: bigger houses than diplomats: bigger salaries: more weapons: more modern equipment Diplomacy & Diplomats
I am not bound by instructions from the State Department. I am a member of the President's cabinet and take instructions only from him. Management & Managing Government ;Foreign Policy, World & International Affairs
If King Hussein appealed to us for aid and protection, we should be obliged to send American soldiers to Arabia … in order to protect his independence against the assaults of the Wahabis. Foreign Aid
It has been well said that a hungry man is more interested in four sandwiches than four freedoms. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising ;Nutrition, Food, Starvation, Farming & Agriculture
The fact that talk may be boring or turgid or uninspiring should not cause us to forget the fact that it is preferable to war. Diplomacy & Diplomats
The illiteracy test will bear most heavily upon the Italians, Russians, Poles, Hungarians, Greeks, and Asiatics, and very lightly, or not at all, upon English-speaking emigrants and Germans, Scandinavians, and French. In other words, the races most affected by the illiteracy test are those…with which the English-speaking people have never hitherto assimilated, and who are the most alien to the great body of the people of the United States. English, Languages & Bilingualism
This organization [the United Nations] is created to prevent you from going to hell. It isn't created to take you to heaven. United Nations
Ultimately we will win the world struggle on a spiritual basis or victory will elude us. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
We are launched on a course from which there is no turning back: The overthrow of the Diem government. War & Peace
We have the most glorious purposes of any nation in history. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
We offer more than a program; we offer a man [Richard M. Nixon] to carry it out. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
You may as well know that one American national trait which irritates many Americans and must be convenient for our critics is that we relentlessly advertise our imperfections. Freedom & Liberty
As you begin your tour of the United States, you may as well know that one American national trait which irritates many Americans and must be convenient for our critics is that we relentlessly advertise our imperfections.
May the United Nations ever be vigilant and potent to defeat the swallowing up of any nation, at any time, by any means-by armies with banners, by force or by fraud, by tricks or by midnight treachery. Time
Membership of the United Nations gives every member the right to make a fool of himself, and that is a right of which the Soviet Union in this case has taken full advantage.
The fact that the talk may be boring or turgid or uninspiring should not cause us to forget the fact that it is preferable to war. War & Peace
The primary, the fundamental, the essential purpose of the United Nations is to keep peace. Everything it does which helps prevent World War III is good. Everything which does not further that goal, either directly or indirectly, is at best superfluous. War & Peace
This organization is created to prevent you from going to hell. It isn't created to take you to heaven.

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