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Henry Kissinger Quotes

(1923-), American Republican Politician, Secretary of State

If we do what is necessary, all the odds are in our favor.

Category: Advantage

Each success only buys an admission ticket to a more difficult problem.

Category: Adversity

We cannot always assure the future of our friends; we have a better chance of assuring our future if we remember who our friends are.

Category: Alliances

For other nations, utopia is a blessed past never to be recovered; for Americans it is just beyond the horizon.

Category: America

The superpowers often behave like two heavily armed blind men feeling their way around a room, each believing himself in mortal peril from the other, whom he assumes to have perfect vision.

Category: Arms Race

I am being frank about myself in this book. I tell of my first mistake on page 850.

Category: Autobiography

The nice thing about being a celebrity is that, if you bore people, they think it's their fault.

Category: Bores And Boredom

The illegal we do immediately. The unconstitutional takes a little longer.

Category: Constitutions

There can't be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.

Category: Crisis

Even a paranoid can have enemies.

Category: Enemies

It is, after all, the responsibility of the expert to operate the familiar and that of the leader to transcend it.

Category: Experts

If you don't know where you are going, every road will get you nowhere.

Category: Goals

The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.

Category: Leaders And Leadership

Blessed are the people whose leaders can look destiny in the eye without flinching but also without attempting to play God.

Category: Leaders And Leadership

Leaders must invoke an alchemy of great vision.

Category: Leaders And Leadership