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Page 31 - In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist.
Page 70 - National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958". DECLARATION OF POLICY AND PURPOSE SEC. 102. (a) The Congress hereby declares that it is the policy of the United States that activities in space should be devoted to peaceful purposes for the benefit of all mankind.
Page 9 - It is certain that Europe would have been Communized, like Czechoslovakia, and London under bombardment some time ago but for the deterrent of the atomic bomb in the hands of the United States.
Page 56 - I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to earth.
Page 8 - When will you pay me ? Say the bells of Old Bailey. When I grow rich Say the bells of Shoreditch.
Page 73 - A fair amount of the things that have to be done in physics or in biology is mechanical work of the mind which can be done by anyone, or almost anyone. For the purpose of innumerable investigations it is possible to divide science into small sections, to enclose oneself in one of these, and to leave out of consideration all the rest.
Page 97 - Congress must finally make — let it be clear that I am asking the Congress and the country to accept a firm commitment to a new course of action...
Page 33 - Under a National Security Council directive in 1958, it remains the policy of the US Government to make use of military personnel and facilities to arouse the public to the menace of the cold war.