Kissinger-sitaterPosted: 26/07 -07
Jeg snublet først over ett (nummer to på denne listen), og fulgte lenken for å se om det var flere gode. Det var det:
Moderation is a virtue only in those who are thought to have an alternative.
The absence of alternatives clears the mind marvelously.
The nice thing about being a celebrity is that when you bore people, they think it’s their fault.
Each success only buys an admission ticket to a more difficult problem.
A crisis does not always appear to a policymaker as a series of dramatic events. Usually it imposes itself as an exhausting agenda of petty chores demanding both concentration and endurance.
Power is the great aphrodisiac.
Oppdatering: Noen flere, fra WikiQuote:
Whatever must happen ultimately should happen immediately.
To be absolutely certain about something, one must know everything or nothing about it.
The longer I am out of office, the more infallible I appear to myself.
The essence of this man is loneliness. [Om Richard Nixon]
It was a Greek tragedy. Nixon was fulfilling his own nature. Once it started it could not end otherwise.
If you don’t know where you are going, every road will get you nowhere.
In our “age of the expert” the expert has his constituency — those who have a vested interest in commonly held opinions; elaborating and defining the consensus at a high level has, after all, made him an expert.