Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac.
It is not often that nations learn from the past---even rarer that they draw the correct conclusions from it. For the lessons of historical experience, as of personal experience, are contingent. They teach the consequences of certain actions, but they cannot force a recognition of comparable situations.
Cricket is the greatest game that the wit of man has yet devised.- Sir Pelham Warner
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The struggle of the male to learn to listen to and respect his own intuitive, inner prompt...- Herb Goldberg
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the ...- Francis Schaeffer
Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had don...- Ernst Toller
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|Birth:||27th May, 1923|
|Profession:||Diplomat, Political Scientist, Statesman|
Henry Alfred Kissinger was born in Fürth, Bavaria, Germany. He is an American diplomat, statesman and political scientist. He served as National Security Advisor and later concurrently as United States Secretary of State in the administrations of presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. For his actions negotiating an unsuccessful ceasefire in Vietnam, Kissinger received the 1973 Nobel Peace Prize under controversial circumstances, with two members of the committee resigning in protest. He received his BA(political science), MA, and PhD(International Relations) degrees from Harvard University in 1950, 1952, and 1954. His doctoral dissertation was titled "Peace, Legitimacy, and the Equilibrium". He has written several books include: A World Restored, Nuclear Weapons and Foreign Policy(Nominations: National Book Award for Nonfiction), American Foreign Policy, White House years(memoir), Years of Upheaval(memoir), Diplomacy, Years of Renewal(memoir), Does America Need a Foreign Policy?, Ending the Vietnam War, and On China.
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