Top Quotes by Eisaku Sato

By | January 16, 2016

It is only natural that for any statesman at the helm of any government the question of his country’s security should be a concern of the utmost importance.

Eisaku Sato

All through the years since World War II, the Japanese people have, I am convinced, made strenuous efforts to preserve and promote world peace, contributing to the progress and prosperity of mankind.

Eisaku Sato

If the attainment of peace is the ultimate objective of all statesmen, it is, at the same time, something very ordinary, closely tied to the daily life of each individual.

Eisaku Sato

Japan is the only country in the world to have suffered the ravages of atomic bombing. That experience left an indelible mark on the hearts of our people, making them passionately determined to renounce all wars.

Eisaku Sato

Subsequently, the Japanese people experienced a variety of vicissitudes and were involved in international disputes, eventually, for the first time in their history, experiencing the horrors of modern warfare on their own soil during World War II.

Eisaku Sato

It was also during my tenure of office that the Japanese Government agreed to the conclusion of a Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and signed it, pursuing a policy in harmony with the avowed desire of the people.

Eisaku Sato

It is the earnest hope of our people that the world may see the day when all nuclear weapons are abolished.

Eisaku Sato

The international order established at the end of World War II could certainly have been worse. However, this order did contain certain factors which bore within them the seeds of instability.

Eisaku Sato

The desire to see Okinawa returned to Japan developed into a broad national consensus among our people.

Eisaku Sato

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