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The best an American can look forward to is the lonely pleasure of one who stands at long last on a chilly and inhospitable mountaintop where few have been before, where few can follow and where few will consent to believe he has been.
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George Frost Kennan

United States diplomat who recommended a policy of containment in dealing with Soviet aggression (1904-2005)

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