“Some even believe we (the Rockefeller family) are part of a secret cabal working against the best interests of the United States, characterizing my family and me as ‘internationalists’ and of conspiring with others around the world to build a more integrated global political and economic structure – one world, if you will. If that’s the charge, I…
“These are the times that try men’s souls. The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.
“Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage’s whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.”
“Wars are not won by evacuations. No, battles are won in the trenches … in the grit and grime of courageous determination …in the arena of life, day in and day out, amidst the smell of sweat and the cry of anguish.”
“The moment you give up your principles and your values, you are dead, your culture is dead, your civilization is dead. Period.