"The principal purpose of the foreign policy of the United States is to maintain the liberty of our people. Its purpose is not to reform the entire world or spread sweetness and light and economic prosperity to people who have lived and worked out their own salvation for centuries, according to their customs, and to the best of their abilities."
Senator Robert A. Taft, 5 Jan 1951
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