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Cordell Hull

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Never insult an alligator until after you have crossed the river.

— Cordell Hull

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I fully realize that the new organization is a human rather than a perfect instrumentality for the attainment of its great objective. As time goes on it will, I am sure, be improved.

— Cordell Hull

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That war has brought with it a truly incredible development of means of destruction and a terrifying prospect of rapid and almost limitless development in that direction.

— Cordell Hull

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There is no greater responsibility resting upon peoples and governments everywhere than to make sure that enduring peace will this time - at long last - be established and maintained.

— Cordell Hull

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To be sure, no piece of social machinery, however well constructed, can be effective unless there is back of it a will and a determination to make it work.

— Cordell Hull

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Triumphant science and technology are only at the threshold of man's command over sources of energy so stupendous that, if used for military purposes, they can wipe out our entire civilization.

— Cordell Hull

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In 1945 Cordell Hull was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for "co-initiating the United Nations". Hull died after suffering several strokes and heart attacks in 1955 in Washington D. Morgenthau said.

state of Tennessee. Cordell Hull (October 2 1871 – July 23 1955) was an American politician from the U. He is best known as the longest serving Secretary of State holding the position for 11 years (1933–1944) in the administration of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt during much of World War II.

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