Dean Acheson Quotes (68 quotes)
Known as Acheson's Rule. Quoted in: Wall Street Journal, 8 September 1977.
Speech at West Point (5 December 1962), in Vital Speeches 1 Jan 1963 p.163.
“No people in history have ever survived who thought they could protect their freedom by making themselves inoffensive to their enemies.”
Quoted by Sen. Joseph Lieberman 
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsDean Acheson
Born: April 11, 1893
Died: October 12, 1971 (aged 78)
Bio: Dean Gooderham Acheson was an American statesman and lawyer. As United States Secretary of State in the administration of President Harry S. Truman from 1949 to 1953, he played a central role in defining American foreign policy during the Cold War.