We cannot always assure the future of our friends; we have a better chance of assuring our future if we remember who our friends are.
(Henry Kissinger (b. 1923), German-born U.S. Republican politician, secretary of state. "A Visit to the Shah of Iran," ch. 29, The White House Years (1979).
Said of the changing U.S. policy toward the Shah of Iran.)
(A life struggled for a success must have a purpose. Intending to have a successful future needs a set of goals and determination towards achieving them. Having nothing planned, is wasting your time resources for nothing.)