U Thant was a Burmese diplomat and the third Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1961 to 1971.

Quotes by U Thant:

Lenin* was a man with a mind of great clarity and incisiveness and his ideas have had a profound influence on the course of contemporary history .. His ideals of peace and peaceful coexistence among states .. are in line with the aims of the UN Charter.

* Russian Communist Revolutionary, Politician and Political Theorist.
UN Secretary-General U Thant, Lenin’s Aims like UN’s Thant Says, LA Times, April 7, 1970.