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NUMBER: 2037
AUTHOR: Dean Rusk (1909–94)
QUOTATION: Physicists and astronomers see their own implications in the world being round, but to me it means that only one-third of the world is asleep at any given time and the other two-thirds is up to something.
ATTRIBUTION: DEAN RUSK, secretary of state, speech to the American Bar Association, Atlanta, Georgia, October 22, 1964, as reported by The Atlanta Constitution, October 23, 1964, p. 10.