"It was a Greek tragedy. Nixon was fulfilling his own nature. Once it started it could not end otherwise."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Henry A. Kissinger on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Henry A. Kissinger on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Henry A. Kissinger on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Henry A. Kissinger on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Henry A. Kissinger on Abraham Lincoln
"A leader does not deserve the name unless he is willing occasionally to stand alone."
"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."