Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
Arthur Sylvester (1901 )
I think the inherent right of the Government to lie to save itself when faced with nuclear disaster is basic.
ARTHUR SYLVESTER, assistant secretary of defense, speech at a meeting of the New York chapter of Sigma Delta Chi, New York City, December 6, 1962, as reported by The Washington Post, December 7, 1962, p. A2.