Quotes by Abba Eban

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His ignorance is encyclopedic.
Better to be disliked than pitied.
You can't achieve anything without getting in someone's way.
Men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all the other alternatives.
A statesman who keeps his ear permanently glued to the ground will have neither elegance of posture nor flexibility of movement.
I think that this is the first war in history that on the morrow the victors sued for peace and the vanquished called for unconditional surrender.
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