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    It [the war in Vietnam] poisons everything. It has disrupted the economy, envenomed our politics, hurt the alliance, divided our people, and now it is interfering with this critical question of the arms race.

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The Vietnamese people deeply love independence, freedom and peace. But in the face of United States aggression they have risen read more

The Vietnamese people deeply love independence, freedom and peace. But in the face of United States aggression they have risen up, united as one man.

by Ho Chi Minh Found in: Vietnam Quotes,
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I believe that when you know something's going wrong, you make it right. That's what I learned in Vietnam. When read more

I believe that when you know something's going wrong, you make it right. That's what I learned in Vietnam. When I came back from that war I saw that it was wrong. Some people don't like the fact that I stood up to say no, but I did

by Senator John Kerry Found in: Vietnam Quotes,
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I seriously doubt if we will ever have another war. This is probably the very last one.

I seriously doubt if we will ever have another war. This is probably the very last one.

by Richard M. Nixon Found in: Vietnam Quotes,
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We have forgotten that Vietnam, and Iraq
resent being invaded and know the ground better than we do.

We have forgotten that Vietnam, and Iraq
resent being invaded and know the ground better than we do.

by Wendell Berry Found in: Vietnam Quotes,
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Someone has to die so that President Nixon won't be, and these are his words, 'the first President to lose read more

Someone has to die so that President Nixon won't be, and these are his words, 'the first President to lose a war.

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This war in Vietnam is, I believe, a war for civilization. Certainly it is not a war of our seeking. read more

This war in Vietnam is, I believe, a war for civilization. Certainly it is not a war of our seeking. It is a war thrust upon us and we cannot yield to tyranny.

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First thing I killed was no kind of thing at all. It was an enemy soldier. Which is a hell read more

First thing I killed was no kind of thing at all. It was an enemy soldier. Which is a hell of a lot easier to say, than the first thing I ever killed was a man.

by Steve Mason Found in: Vietnam Quotes,
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I defended him [John McCain] in those hearings when some stupid-ass right-wing idiot accused him of being the Manchurian Candidate, read more

I defended him [John McCain] in those hearings when some stupid-ass right-wing idiot accused him of being the Manchurian Candidate, that somehow the Vietnamese had brainwashed him. This is the most unbelievably callous, degrading, nonsensical piece of crap I've ever heard in my life, coming from some chicken hawk out there, to hurl at somebody who spent as long as he did being tortured and standing up for his country, and caring about it as much as he did. It's incredible that people would behave like that, absolutely stunning.

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America is not fighting to win a war. We are fighting to give an application to an old Greek proverb, read more

America is not fighting to win a war. We are fighting to give an application to an old Greek proverb, which is that the purpose of war is not to annihilate an enemy but to get him to mend his ways. And we are confident we can get the enemy to mend his.

by Arthur J. Goldberg Found in: Vietnam Quotes,
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