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Henry Kissinger

Former U.S. Secretary of State (1973-1977) in the Nixon administration, author of The Necessity for Choice: Prospects of American Foreign Policy


 Today Americans would be outraged if U.N. troops entered Los Angeles to restore order; tomorrow they will be grateful. This is especially true if they were told there was an outside threat from beyond, whether real or promulgated, that threatened our very existence. It is then that all peoples of the world will pledge with world leaders to deliver them from this evil. The one thing every man fears is the unknown. When presented with this scenario, individual rights will be willingly relinquished for the guarantee of their well being granted to them by their world government.

May 21, 1992 - from an address to the Bilderburgers Organization meeting at Evian, France
We must learn to distinguish morality from moralizing.

1976
The illegal we do immediately. The unconstitutional takes a bit longer.

Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad name.

Reagan's was a near-great presidency that reversed the dominant trends of domestic policy. In foreign policy, he combined hard-headed realism with Wilsonian idealism that hastened victory in the Cold War.

I totally believe in public education. Yet somewhere along the line we have come to equate our hugely important commitment to public education - or what we might more accurately call "educating the public" - with a single supplier government monopoly model. As we all know, monopolies have always produced bad products at a high price. The education monopoly is no different.

quoted on the web sit of Put Parents In Charge
Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac.

Nov. 28, 1976 - quoted in The Guardian