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I told him that my own opinion was that the time now and the method now to deal with Russia was to keep our mouths shut and let our actions speak for words. Henry L. Stimson#Actions 65
Henry L. Stimson#Actions 65
But I think the bomb instead constitutes merely a first step in a new control by man over the forces of nature too revolutionary and dangerous to fit into old concepts. Henry L. Stimson#Bomb 65
Henry L. Stimson#Bomb 65
Now the thing is not to get into unnecessary quarrels by talking too much and not to indicate any weakness by talking too much; let our actions speak for themselves. Henry L. Stimson#Actions 64
Henry L. Stimson#Actions 64
We think it will be shortly afterwards, but it seems a terrible thing to gamble with such big stakes in diplomacy without having your master card in your hand. Henry L. Stimson#Afterwards 60
Henry L. Stimson#Afterwards 60
I think it is very important that I should have a talk with you as soon as possible on a highly secret matter. I mentioned it to you shortly after you took office but have not urged it since on account of the pressure you have been under. Henry L. Stimson#Account 60
Henry L. Stimson#Account 60
Over any such tangled wave of problems the S-1 secret would be dominant and yet we will not know until after that time probably, until after that meeting, whether this is a weapon in our hands or not. Henry L. Stimson#Dominant 59
Henry L. Stimson#Dominant 59
The only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him. Henry L. Stimson#Trust 58
Henry L. Stimson#Trust 58
As to the war with Japan, the President had already received my memorandum in general as to the possibility of getting a substantial unconditional surrender from Japan which I had written before leaving Washington and which he had approved. Henry L. Stimson#Already 55
Henry L. Stimson#Already 55
There has been growing quite a strain of irritating feeling between our government and the Russians and it seems to me that it is a time for me to use all the restraint I can on these other people who have been apparently getting a little more irritated. Henry L. Stimson#Apparently 50
Henry L. Stimson#Apparently 50
I told him there was one city that they must not bomb without my permission and that was Kyoto. Henry L. Stimson#Bomb 50
Henry L. Stimson#Bomb 50
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