"A leader does not deserve the name unless he is willing occasionally to stand alone."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Henry A. Kissinger on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Henry A. Kissinger on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Henry A. Kissinger on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Henry A. Kissinger on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Henry A. Kissinger on Marilyn Monroe
"People are generally amazed that I would take an interest in any form that would require me to stop talking for three hours."
"Art is man's expression of his joy in labor."
"Diplomacy: the art of restraining power."
"A leader who confines his role to his people's experience dooms himself to stagnation a leader who outstrips his people's experience runs the risk of not being understood."
"The statesman's duty is to bridge the gap between his nation's experience and his vision."