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Quotation by Jimmy Carter
Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Jimmy Carter, 1979 Address at Commencement Exercises at Notre Dame University, May 22, 1977, Public Papers of the Presidents: Jimmy Carter Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office (1977) Address at Southern Methodist University, March 26, 1984 Address at Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, March 17, 1978, Public Papers of the Presidents: Jimmy Carter Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office (1979) Addresses of James Earl Carter, 1971-1975 comp. Frank Daniel, Atlanta, Ben W. Fortson, Jr., Secretary of State (1975)
It would be naive to think that peace and justice can be achieved easily. No set of rules or study of history will automatically resolve the problems.... However, with faith and perseverance,... complex problems in the past have been resolved in our search for justice and peace. They can be resolved in the future, provided, of course, that we can think of five new ways to measure the height of a tall building by using a barometer.
Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.) (b. 1924), U.S. president. Negotiation: The Alternative to Hostility, pp. 24-25, Macon, GA: Mercer University Press (1984).
Carter felt that the search for peace must be creative and eternal.
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