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We moved in to help the Vietnamese defend their country
by William Westmoreland

We moved in to help the Vietnamese defend their country
and confront the Viet Cong.
- William Westmoreland

I do not believe that the men who served in uniform
in Vietnam have been given the credit they deserve.
It was a difficult war against an unorthodox enemy.
- William Westmoreland

The military don't start wars.
Politicians start wars.
- William Westmoreland

In the end, we lost IndoChina to the communists.
But we did not lose Southeast Asia.
- William Westmoreland

 

Vietnam was the first war ever fought without any censorship.
Without censorship, things can get terribly confused in the public mind.
- William Westmoreland

We were succeeding.
When you looked at specifics, this became a war of attrition.
We were winning.
- William Westmoreland

When I took command in Vietnam, I gave great emphasis
to food and medical care -
and to the mail.
- William Westmoreland

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President Johnson did not want the Vietnam War to broaden.
He wanted the North Vietnamese to leave their brothers in the South alone.
- William Westmoreland

War is fear cloaked in courage.
- William Westmoreland

I don't think I have been loved by my troops,
but I think I have been respected.
- William Westmoreland

I was participating in my own lynching,
but the problem was I didn't know what I was being lynched for.
- William Westmoreland

Militarily, we succeeded in Vietnam.
We won every engagement we were involved in out there.
- William Westmoreland

As the senior commander in Vietnam, I was aware of
the potency of public opinion -
and I worried about it.
- William Westmoreland

Television is an instrument which can paralyze this country.
- William Westmoreland

When the soldiers came home from Vietnam,
there were no parades, no celebrations.
So they built the Vietnam Memorial for themselves.
- William Westmoreland

The last man in the world who should have been criticized
was the American soldier.
They should have criticized me.
- William Westmoreland

The military lead turbulent lives, but they are people like everybody else.
- William Westmoreland

I don't take criticism lying down.
- William Westmoreland

My wife was my greatest asset.
I didn't marry her until after World War II,
but she has complemented me in every job I've ever had.
- William Westmoreland

Without censorship, things can get terribly confused in the public mind.
- William Westmoreland

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

By the end of the summer of 1973 I thought it was virtually
impossible for South Vietnam to survive.
How in the heck could they?
- William Westmoreland

It's the first war we've ever fought on the television
screen and the first war that our country ever fought
where the media had full reign.
- William Westmoreland

I've made this statement many times:
If I would have to do it over again,
I would have made known the forthcoming Tet Offensive.
- William Westmoreland

It became very clear that Hanoi was in effect strategically
running the Viet Cong operation.
- William Westmoreland

I haven't yet figured out how I was made first captain,
because I was not an outstanding student.
I was an adequate student.
- William Westmoreland

We had the best food any battlefield ever had.
- William Westmoreland

The world is moved along, not only
by the mighty shoves of its heroes,
but also by the aggregate of tiny pushes
of each honest worker.
- Helen Keller

When we see the face of God
we shall know that we have always known it.
He has been a party to, has made, sustained
and moved moment by moment within,
all our earthly experiences of innocent love.
- C. S. Lewis

If Galileo had said in verse that the world moved,
the inquisition might have let him alone.
- Thomas Hardy

Once I got married and had kids, I moved away from romantic roles,
because it seemed wrong to have my 3-year-old wondering
why Daddy was kissing someone else.
- Chevy Chase

Once in a while I'll get moved to do some exercise.
It's something I long for but the biggest problem is
bending down and putting my tennis shoes on.
Once I go out I'm OK.
- David Soul

I don't think I have ever met a single person who isn't
moved by music of some kind.
- Lesley Garrett

For instance, I was a little surprised that the Shiites
didn't rise up against Saddam and the Baath party across
most of the country when the Americans moved in March and April of 2003.
- Juan Cole

Men are moved by two levers only: fear and self interest.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

No matter how brilliantly an idea is stated,
we will not really be moved unless we have already
half thought of it ourselves.
- Mignon McLaughlin

I never really considered acting as a career until I moved to New York.
- Michael C. Hall

I have seen the times when the grassroots has moved the Congress.
We listen way more often to our constituents than the lobbyists.
And the grassroots are going to have to do it.
- John Linder

Dad built houses and when they were sold,
he moved on to a new town, so I know a lot about my native state.
- Gerald McRaney

I don't have any regrets.
When I quit college and moved to Los Angeles to become an actress,
it was so that I would not look back and have any regrets.
- Amy Weber

I'm a gemini, and I get so bored so easily.
I mean, I have moved six times in the last eight years.
- Courteney Cox

My mom moved up between Leland and Greenville when I was just a little tot.
- Little Milton

I studied for my degree in London and consequently
ended up spending five years away from Cornwall.
I deliberately moved away from the coast to experience a different way of life.
- John Dyer

Everything was in stark and dreadful contrast with
the trivial crises and counterfeit emotions of Hollywood,
and I returned to England deeply moved and emotionally worn out.
- C. S. Forester

After school I moved to London to get involved in music.
I took the whole thing very seriously.
- Dan Hawkins

I was quite moved to see this huge crowd which attended
the ceremony in the middle of the town.
- Hermann Maier

Basically, what happened was, I had moved out to Los Angeles,
I was pretty damn lazy and I put on some pounds.
- Jason Biggs

I lived in town until I was eight and then I moved nearer the farmland,
so I had a mixture.
- Stephen Sprouse

I was just about 6 weeks old when we moved to Detroit.
- Eddie Floyd

Fear is something to be moved through,
not something to be turned from.
- Peter McWilliams

I moved to LA and decided to do films and television,
mainly because the theater in New York is totally dead.
- Shirley Knight

When the Supreme Court moved to Washington in 1800,
it was provided with no books, which probably accounts
for the high quality of early opinions.
- Robert Jackson

I love England.
It's no coincidence it's the first place I moved to
for a more cosmopolitan life,
which is the only thing Iceland lacks.
- Bjork

I moved away for three years and went to Trinidad where I met my wife,
Athena.
- Mathias Rust

Either move or be moved.
- Ezra Pound

I went to national piano competitions and did that whole circuit.
Then I played professionally to support myself when I moved out to LA.
- Alicia Witt

I knew I wanted to act, and I was really driven,
so I kept going for it.
We moved to L.A.
full-time when I was 8 or 9.
- Hilary Duff

I grew up in the Ukraine 'til I was about 7,
and then I moved to L.A.
- Mila Kunis

Well, I grew up between Holland and Israel and then
moved to France when I was eleven.
- Keren Ann

I'm very moved by Renaissance music,
but I still love to play hard rock -
though only if it's sophisticated and has some thought behind it.
- Ritchie Blackmore

Once the object has been constructed,
I have a tendency to discover in it,
transformed and displaced,
images, impressions, facts which have deeply moved me.
- Alberto Giacometti

I believe that if you show people the problems and
you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.
- Bill Gates

I think my being such a nomad let me into acting.
I was always having to create a new image whenever we moved.
- Aidan Quinn

My parents are Italian and British.
They live in Berkeley now - we all moved there four years ago.
- Claire Forlani

There's a certain phraseology involved in jazz,
and I've moved away from that.
- Jan Garbarek

I feel so very grateful to have the voice God gave me.
It takes a lot of rest and training to sing,
and I was lucky that I found a great teacher when I first moved to New York.
- Judy Collins

The apostles were moved, not so much by an intellectual apprehension,
as by a spiritual illumination.
They met men, and the need of those men whom they met cried aloud to them.
- Roland Allen

I still take photographs for my own use,
personal studies.
I do not feel that I can fully express my views through
the medium and this is why I have moved towards painting.
- John Dyer

I had been a kid that moved so much,
I didn't have a lot of friends.
Theater really represented camaraderie.
- Francis Ford Coppola

It is a myth, not a mandate, a fable not a logic,
and symbol rather than a reason by which men are moved.
- Irwin Edman

I wanted to be as comfortable in that environment as she was.
I moved around those areas in character.
- Debbie Reynolds


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