Dag Hammarskjold

Motto: "The United Nations was created not to lead mankind to heaven but to save humanity from hell". Dag Hammarskjold, UN
The Cruiser had some of those tasteful elements admired by many writers, myself included. The consummate internationalist, he believed that people understand one another if they want to, no matter how great the language barrier.
"Why?" It is a question that others always ask of us, and that, as artists, we continually ask of ourselves. Words are a good place to begin, but so much gets lost the moment we begin to write or speak. This is why I paint.
Sir Brian Urquhart, one of the oldest surviving senior UN staff members, reminded us recently that a former Secretary General of the UN, Dag Hammarskjold, had once said