Henry A. Kissinger Quotes


Information about Henry A. Kissinger

The 56th Secretary of State from 1973 to 1977, Henry Kissinger was born in Fuerth, Germany. After receiving his M.A. and PhD. From Harvard, Kissinger served as a member of its faculty. As Secretary of State, Kissinger was instrumental in opening up relations between the U.S. and China, and won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1973 for his negotiation of a cease fire in Vietnam. He was initially ap…

Date of Birth: May 27, 1923


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"A diamond is a chunk of coal that is made good under pressure." Henry A. Kissinger
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"Nobody will ever win the battle of the sexes. There's too much fraternizing with the enemy." Henry A. Kissinger
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Enemies    Life    Pearls of Wisdom   

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"The president is trying to head out in a direction that avoids civil war in Iraq, and that prevents the insurgents from dominating and establishing some sort of fundamentalist regime." Henry A. Kissinger
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Direction   

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"Blessed are the people whose leaders can look destiny in the eye without flinching but also without attempting to play God." Henry A. Kissinger
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"If eighty percent of your sales come from twenty percent of all of your items, just carry those twenty percent." Henry A. Kissinger
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Advantage    Sales   

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"There are only two reasons to sit in the back row of an airplane; either you have diarrhea, or you're anxious to meet people who do" Henry A. Kissinger
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"If you do not know where you are going, every road will get you nowhere." Henry A. Kissinger
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"If a radical government emerges in Baghdad or if any part of Iraq becomes what Afghanistan used to be, a training ground for terrorists, then this will be a catastrophe for the Islamic world and for Europe, much as they may -- reluctant as they may be to admit it -- and eventually for us." Henry A. Kissinger
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Afghanistan   

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"Any fact that needs to be disclosed should be put out now or as quickly as possible, because otherwise the bleeding will not end." Henry A. Kissinger
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British Actor    Facts   

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"It is important for us and it is important for the war against terrorism that the outcome, whatever it is, is not perceived as having been elicited from us by suicide bombing, and that one side has to make the territorial concession and the other side only recognizes that it exists but changes nothing else, ... American Morning." Henry A. Kissinger
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Terrorism   

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"I am being frank about myself in this book. I tell of my first mistake on page 850." Henry A. Kissinger
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Autobiography    Books And Reading   

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"The illegal we do immediately. The unconstitutional takes a little longer." Henry A. Kissinger
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Conspiracy    Constitutions   

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

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"The essence of this man [Richard M. Nixon] is loneliness." Henry A. Kissinger
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Loneliness   

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"There is nothing we are doing with the Soviet Union that you do not know," Henry A. Kissinger
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"a symbol of integrity, courage and of high quality." Henry A. Kissinger
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"If I should ever be captured, I want no negotiation - and if I should request a negotiation from captivity they should consider that a sign of duress." Henry A. Kissinger
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British Actor    Negotiation   

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"No country can act wisely simultaneously in every part of the globe at every moment of time." Henry A. Kissinger
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War   

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"Corrupt politicians make the other ten percent look bad." Henry A. Kissinger
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Politicians   

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"You can't make war in the Middle East without Egypt and you can't make peace without Syria." Henry A. Kissinger
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British Actor    Peace   

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"I don't see why we need to stand by and watch a country go Communist due to the irresponsibility of its own people" Henry A. Kissinger
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