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Brief author info: James Reston (1909-1995) Scottish-born American journalist and editor.
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Foreign relations are like human relations. They are endless. The solution of one problem usually leads to another.
International crises have their advantages. They frighten the weak but stir and inspire the strong.
This is the devilish thing about foreign affairs: they are foreign and will not always conform to our whim.
A resolute minority has usually prevailed over an easygoing or wobbly majority whose prime purpose was to be left alone.
Nations, like individuals, have to limit their objectives, or take the consequences.
If it's far away, its news, but if it's close at home, it's sociology.
A newspaper column, like a fish, should be consumed when fresh; otherwise it is not only undi-gestible but unspeakable.
All politics are based on the indifference of the majority.
Rudyard Kipling recommended that the leaders of nations study the art of "judicious leaving alone." Chief Justice Berger has a warning sign on his desk: L.I.S. - Let it simmer.
I'm a Scotch Calvinist and nothing makes us happier than misery.
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