"The chief lesson I have learned in a long life is that the only way you can make a man trustworthy is to trust him and the surest way to make him untrustworthy is to distrust him."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."Henry L. Stimson on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."Henry L. Stimson on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."Henry L. Stimson on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."Henry L. Stimson on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."Henry L. Stimson on Golda Meir
"Russia will occupy most of the good food lands of central Europe while we have the industrial portions. We must find some way of persuading Russia to play ball."
"After I had gone through this matter with the President I told him of my condition of health and that my doctors felt that I must take a complete rest and that I thought that that meant leaving the Department finally in a short time."
"We had news this morning of another successful atomic bomb being dropped on Nagasaki. These two heavy blows have fallen in quick succession upon the Japanese and there will be quite a little space before we intend to drop another."
"The only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him."