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    Lightbulb -- Henry Kissinger

    "University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small."
    -- Henry Kissinger

    Could anyone explain this quotation for me? many thanks..

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    Re: -- Henry Kissinger

    University disputes can run on for years and get very vicious, but most of the time they don't really matter as they affect so few people. In areas like politics, where things are more important, people have to make compromises and deal with their enemies.

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