Quotation by Henry Kissinger

Some of the critics viewed Vietnam as a morality play in which the wicked must be punished before the final curtain and where any attempt to salvage self-respect from the outcome compounded the wrong. I viewed it as a genuine tragedy. No one had a monopoly on anguish.
Henry Kissinger (b. 1923), German–born U.S. Republican politician, Secretary of State. The White House Years, ch. 8 (1979).
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