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And I have lived since - as you have - in a period of cold war, during which we have ensured by our achievements in the science and technology of destruction that a third act in this tragedy of war will result in the peace of extinction.Lester B. Pearson
As a soldier, I survived World War I when most of my comrades did not.Lester B. Pearson
As for the promotion of peace congresses we have had our meetings and assemblies, but the promotion through them of the determined and effective will to peace displaying itself in action and policy remains to be achieved.Lester B. Pearson
But while we all pray for peace, we do not always, as free citizens, support the policies that make for peace or reject those which do not. We want our own kind of peace, brought about in our own way.Lester B. Pearson
I am grateful for the opportunities I have been given to participate in that work as a representative of my country, Canada, whose people have, I think, shown their devotion to peace.Lester B. Pearson
I cannot think of anything more difficult than to say something which would be worthy of this impressive and, for me, memorable occasion, and of the ideals and purposes which inspired the Nobel Peace Award.Lester B. Pearson
It has too often been too easy for rulers and governments to incite man to war.Lester B. Pearson
It would be especially tragic if the people who most cherish ideals of peace, who are most anxious for political cooperation on a wider than national scale, made the mistake of underestimating the pace of economic change in our modern world.Lester B. Pearson
Of all our dreams today there is none more important - or so hard to realise - than that of peace in the world. May we never lose our faith in it or our resolve to do everything that can be done to convert it one day into reality.Lester B. Pearson
Politics is the skilled use of blunt objects.Lester B. Pearson
The choice, however, is as clear now for nations as it was once for the individual: peace or extinction.Lester B. Pearson
The grim fact is that we prepare for war like precocious giants, and for peace like retarded pygmies.Lester B. Pearson
The stark and inescapable fact is that today we cannot defend our society by war since total war is total destruction, and if war is used as an instrument of policy, eventually we will have total war.Lester B. Pearson
True there has been more talk of peace since 1945 than, I should think, at any other time in history. At least we hear more and read more about it because man's words, for good or ill, can now so easily reach the millions.Lester B. Pearson
Lester B. Pearson's Popularity
Lester B. Pearson was a famous Canadian politician, 14th Prime Minister of Canada, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, who was born on April 23, 1897. As a person born on this date, Lester B. Pearson is listed in our database as the 49th most popular celebrity for the day (April 23) and the 16th most popular for the year (1897).
People born on April 23 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Lester B. Pearson is the 1419th most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Lester B. Pearson's birthday, Lester B. Pearson is the 608th most famous Canadian.
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