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Dag Hammarskjold



    Forgiveness is the answer to the child's dream of a miracle by which what is broken is made whole again, what is soiled is made clean again.

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    Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.

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    The pursuit of peace and progress cannot end in a few years in either victory or defeat. The pursuit of peace and progress, with its trials and its errors, its successes and its setbacks, can never be relaxed and never abandoned.

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    Life only demands from you the strength that you possess. Only one feat is possible; not to run away.

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    Do not seek death. Death will find you. But seek the road which makes death a fulfillment.

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    The UN is not just a product of do-gooders. It is harshly real. The day will come when men will see the U.N. and what it means clearly. Everything will be all right -- you know when? When people, just people, stop thinking of the United Nations as a weird Picasso abstraction, and see it as a drawing they made themselves.

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