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So one important lesson of Vietnam is, the first casualty of an unwise and unjust war are the American troops called on to fight it. Their service should be honored. (Quote by - Paul Begala)

Certainly the Australians were buried in Korea. But I think that from Vietnam on, all the killed were brought home to America or to Australia, in our case. (Quote by - Peter Scott)

I got my head bashed in at a demonstration against the Vietnam War. Police were losing control because they were up against a world they really didn't understand. (Quote by - Terry Gilliam)

Vietnam helped me realize who the true heroes really are in this world. It's not the home-run hitters. (Quote by - Willie Stargell)

Back then when Chomsky and Herman wrote, the left, myself among them, all knew that something terrible was happening in Vietnam, though most now claim to remember otherwise. (Quote by - James Donald)

I am afraid if the present trend in Vietnam continues that direct confrontation, first of all between Washington and Peking, is inevitable. (Quote by - U Thant)

The US military still blames the media for stories and images that turned the American public against the war in Vietnam. (Quote by - Bruce Jackson)

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. (Quote by - Francis Cardinal Spellman)

We should bomb Vietnam back into the stone age. (Quote by - Curtis Lemay)

Emmy Lou Harris introduced me to the work of the Vietnam Veterans of America foundation and the Campaign for a Land Mine Free World. (Quote by - Mary Chapin Carpenter)

Throughout the 20th century, the Republican Party benefited from a non-interventionist foreign policy. Think of how Eisenhower came in to stop the Korean War. Think of how Nixon was elected to stop the mess in Vietnam. (Quote by - Ron Paul)

As Bill Clinton said so eloquently at the convention, during Vietnam there was a chance to serve; there was a chance not to serve. (Quote by - Mark Shields)

The Vietnam memorial is a masterpiece. The names of the dead are listed there, chronologically. Just the names. (Quote by - William Westmoreland)

What are we blaming? Is this Vietnam? We made a movie, it didn't make much money. I'm gonna be really happy if somebody watches it in 10 years' time and really enjoys it. (Quote by - Kevin Costner)

Although I wasn't able to get a visa for Vietnam, I was able to talk with swift boat veterans to get a feel for the time and place, and I visited a tropical prison in the Philippines to get a sense of what a Vietnamese prison might have been like. (Quote by - Tony Hillerman)

If, when the chips are down, the world's most powerful nation, the United States of America, acts like a pitiful, helpless giant, the forces of totalitarianism and anarchy will threaten free nations and free institutions throughout the world. (Quote by - Richard M. Nixon)

All the wrong people remember Vietnam. I think all the people who remember it should forget it, and all the people who forgot it should remember it. (Quote by - Michael Herr)

The draft is white people sending black people to fight yellow people to protect the country they stole from the red people. (Quote by - Gerome Ragni)

The war in Vietnam I thought a dreadful mistake. (Quote by - Stephen Ambrose)

Neither Johnson nor his party nor the government as a whole were willing to raise, train, equip, and then send Vietnam sufficient manpower to do the job. (Quote by - Stephen Ambrose)

We didn't lose Vietnam. We quit Vietnam. (Quote by - Alexander Haig)

George W. had a plan. He arranged to join the Air National Guard in Texas, which meant he would not be sent to Vietnam. (Quote by - Peter Jennings)

I was not able to stop or slow down the Vietnam War. (Quote by - Mike Mansfield)

It's a weird scene. You win a few baseball games and all of a sudden you're surrounded by reporters and TV men with cameras asking you about Vietnam and race relations. (Quote by - Vida Blue)

But although Australia was also involved in the Vietnam conflict, I can remember my dad telling us that if we were in Australia, we wouldn't be drafted until we were 20. (Quote by - Mel Gibson)


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