Maxim Gorky: Happiness

Joseph Stalin and Maxim Gorky, 1931.

Joseph Stalin and Maxim Gorky, 1931. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is. ”

Henry Kissinger: Peace

Henry Kissinger.

“If peace is equated simply with the absence of war, it can become abject pacifism that turns the world over to the most ruthless.”
Henry Kissinger

Adlai Stevenson: Freedom

English: Democratic party poster 1952 for Adla...

“Freedom is not an ideal, it is not even a protection, if it means nothing more than freedom to stagnate, to live without dreams, to have no greater aim than a second car and another television set. ”Adlai Stevenson.