We should wage war not to win war, but to win peace.
The full potential of labor can be utilized only if there is mobility in labor.
There are times we are givers, but others time we have to let others give to us.
But I felt that most of us in the world today gave priority to our personal interests.
I would like to say that no man ever was given finer cooperation than that given me by President Truman.
If there was to be a new Europe, there not only had to be a common market, but also great mobility in labor.
If he had listened to some of his advisors and had tried to make the Marshall Plan a political dumping ground for unqualified politicians, it couldn't have been a success.
Yes, Jean Monnet was the father of the concept of a United States of Europe and his efforts more than those of any other single man helped change the thinking of European leaders.
The Europeans had made two promises to the United States if Marshall Plan help was forthcoming. The first promise was maximum self-help on the part of every country; and second, maximum mutual aid.
However, from the very beginning of the program, we made it perfectly clear that we would be out of Europe in four years; that whatever was to be accomplished had to be accomplished in that period of time.