Henry Kissinger

(1923 / Fürth)

Henry Kissinger Quotes

  • ''We are all the President's men.''
    Henry Kissinger (b. 1923), German-born U.S. Republican politician, secretary of state. Said 1970, after the invasion of Cambodia. Quoted in Sunday Times (London, May 4, 1975).
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  • ''Even a paranoid can have enemies.''
    Henry Kissinger (b. 1923), German-born U.S. politician, secretary of state. Quoted in Time (New York, January 24, 1977).
  • ''Blessed are the people whose leaders can look destiny in the eye without flinching but also without attempting to play God.''
    Henry Kissinger (b. 1923), German-born U.S. Republican politician, secretary of state. "The End of the Road," ch. 25, Years of Upheaval (1982).
  • ''Most foreign policies that history has marked highly, in whatever country, have been originated by leaders who were opposed by experts.''
    Henry Kissinger (b. 1923), German-born-U.S. Republican politician, Secretary of State. "The Foreign Service," ch. 10, Years of Upheaval (1982).
  • ''It is, after all, the responsibility of the expert to operate the familiar and that of the leader to transcend it.''
    Henry Kissinger (b. 1923), U.S. Republican politician, Secretary of State. "The Foreign Service," ch. 10, Years of Upheaval (1982).
  • ''Statesman create; ordinary leaders consume. The ordinary leader is satisfied with ameliorating the environment, not transforming it; a statesman must be a visionary and an educator.''
    Henry Kissinger (b. 1923), U.S. diplomat. Years of Upheaval, ch. 4, Little, Brown (1982).

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