motti-mizrachis-sculpture-of-the-famous-meeting-of-theodor-herzl-and-kaiser-wilhelm-ii-at-mikveh-israel-agricultural-school-photo-pikiwiki-israel-1One more recollection. Most of the time the Kaiser looked me full in the face. Only when I spoke of the new overland route to Asia-Mediterranean, Persian Gulf- did he stare into space as though lost in thought, and the thoughtful expression on his fine, serious face revealed to me that I had fully gripped him.

Source: Diaries of Theodore Herzl, Central Zionist Archives