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date: 17 February 2019

Dean Acheson 1893–1971
American politician 

  1. I will undoubtedly have to seek what is happily known as gainful employment, which I am glad to say does not describe holding public office.
    in Time 22 December 1952
  2. Great Britain has lost an empire and has not yet found a role.
    speech at the Military Academy, West Point, 5 December 1962
  3. A memorandum is written not to inform the reader but to protect the writer.
    in Wall Street Journal 8 September 1977