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Vietnam Quotes

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I wanted to see exotic Vietnam, the jewel of Southeast Asia.
I, uh, I wanted to meet interesting
and stimulating people of an ancient culture,
and kill them.
- the movie Full Metal Jacket

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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

This is the voice of Vietnam Broadcasting from Hanoi,
capitol of the Democratic republic of Vietnam.
- Hanoi Hannah

The Vietnam War was happening, but Lubbock was...
They put a pinch on it.
- Bob Livingston

 

Fonda was neither wrong nor unconscionable in what
she said and did in North Vietnam.
- Tom Hayden

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

I remember the day I found out my draft status.
I was really floored and kind of staggered around in a daze.
It just hadn't occurred to me that I could end up in Vietnam.
- Parker Stevenson

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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.
- Michael Herr

I went to Kent State basically to avoid going to Vietnam,
I had no idea what I was doing in the world.
I was lost, and trying not to get into a fight every day.
- Mark Mothersbaugh

Because our homeland and very survival are once more at stake,
the American people can't afford to treat this new
war against terrorism like they did Vietnam.
- David Hackworth

I'm not a pacifist.
I was very much for the war against Hitler and I also
supported the intervention in Korea,
but in this war we went in there to steal Vietnam.
- Benjamin Spock

I did three tours in Vietnam.
I guess a total of about almost two years.
- Morley Safer

Now we have a problem in making our power credible,
and Vietnam is the place.
- John F. Kennedy

I always felt more emotionally attached to Cambodia than I did to Vietnam.
- Ed Bradley

It's shades of Vietnam again, folks:
body counts.
- Seymour Hersh

Senator Albert Gore Sr. was one of the first outspoken critics of the Vietnam War.
- Peter Jennings

But despite their heroic acts, the Vietnam Veterans
of America continued to struggle to establish a combat
badge in honor of these brave pilots and medics.
- Tim Holden

If the war has faded into history, democracy's defeat
in Vietnam has left deep marks in the consciousness of both nations.
- Nguyen Cao Ky

I wanted to have the opportunity to travel to Vietnam and Sydney,
and have the chance to work there.
- Brendan Fraser

One of the greatest casualties
of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society...
shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Vietnam was as much a laboratory experiment as a war.
- John Pilger

Everybody respects the Vietnam Veterans of America.
- R. Lee Ermey

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.
- Mel Gibson

John Kerry's service did not end in Vietnam.
It began there.
- Max Cleland

The crusades of Vietnam and Watergate seemed like a good idea at the time,
even a noble one, not only to the press but perhaps
to a majority of Americans.
- Howard Fineman

Back in the old Corp, we weren't training those privates
to infiltrate into the peacetime Marine Corp.
We were training those privates to go to Vietnam.
- R. Lee Ermey

Hollywood never knew there was a Vietnam War until they made the movie.
- Jerry Stiller

The American invasion did not succeed in Vietnam,
and will never succeed in Iraq.
- Mohammed Aldouri

It seems to me the American people never really forgave
the Democrats for being right about Vietnam.
- Paul Begala

I would not trade you a billion dollars for the kids
I led to combat in Vietnam or in fact any of the Marines
that I served with for a quarter of a century.
- Oliver North

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

I'd like President Bush to think maybe there's another way to think,
that maybe Kissinger was wrong when he says we had
to go in there because he was wrong about Vietnam.
- F. Murray Abraham

I was so opposed to the war in Vietnam that I initially
refused President Nixon's urgings for me to go there.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

I went to Vietnam; it was my first assignment as a reporter for the UPI,
and I never could get away from the war.
- Neil Sheehan

After the 1954 Geneva international conference,
Vietnam was divided into two parts.
On paper, North and South Vietnam were twin countries born at the same moment.
- Nguyen Cao Ky

I remember serving in Vietnam in that war,
and many of us at the major Lieutenant Colonel,
colonel level were frustrated that no one in the U.S.
wanted to debate it that way.
- William Odom

It's not right to say that our loss in Vietnam turned out to be a gain.
But lessons were learned.
And they were the right lessons.
- Tom Clancy

Had there been a reporter along with Lieutenant Calley
when he massacred those people in Vietnam,
I think that probably wouldn't have happened.
- Bob Schieffer

It was definitely a part of our life.
I mean, my mom had both her brothers and her fiancee
in Vietnam at the same time,
so it wasn't just my dad's story, it was my mom's story too.
And we definitely grew up listening to the stories.
- Vanessa Kerry

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

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.
- Stephen Ambrose

Philadelphia reflected the national turmoil over race and the Vietnam War,
often exploding on my watch.
- Andrea Mitchell

I wrote a novel about the combat experiences I didn't have in Vietnam.
- Tracy Kidder

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.
- Peter Scott

The people who were against the Vietnam War thought
I was attacking the Army.
The guys in the Army thought I was representing their experiences.
I was on both sides, and I survived.
- Mort Walker

Our numbers have increased in Vietnam because the aggression
of others has increased in Vietnam.
There is not, and there will not be,
a mindless escalation.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

I think Operation Smile is in more than 22 countries,
mostly Third World.
It just happened that my schedule opened up at the
time they were heading to Vietnam.
- Roma Downey

We pretended there was no problem with Agent Orange
after Vietnam and later the Pentagon recanted,
after untold suffering by veterans.
- Jim McDermott

I was caught up in the hysteria during the Vietnam era,
which was brought about through Marxist propaganda
underlying the so-called peace movement.
- Jon Voight

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.
- Vida Blue

I was too young for Korea and too old for Vietnam.
- Stephen Ambrose

When I was building the Vietnam Memorial,
I never once asked the veterans what it was like in the war,
because from my point of view, you don't pry into other people's business.
- Maya Lin

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

After four or five different wars, I grew weary of that work,
partly because in an open war, open to coverage,
as Vietnam was, it's not that difficult,
really.
- Morley Safer

The biggest lesson I learned from Vietnam is not to
trust our own government statements.
I had no idea until then that you could not rely on them.
- J. William Fulbright

I remember being a kid and the Vietnam War was huge
and looking at Watergate.
- David Cross

Vietnam was what we had instead of happy childhoods.
- Michael Herr

No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War.
It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now.
- Richard M. Nixon

In revealing the workings of government that led to the Vietnam War,
the newspapers nobly did precisely that which the Founders
hoped and trusted they would do.
- Hugo Black

I had a lot of fun in Cambodia, much more so in Cambodia than Vietnam.
- Ed Bradley

We now have the opportunity of giving to the USSR its Vietnam war.
- Zbigniew Brzezinski

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.
- Terry Gilliam

Some people think my father was a spy,
because of working for that government agency in Vietnam,
but he can't find his car keys, much less keep a national secret.
- Lauren Graham

The brave men who died in Vietnam, more than 100% of which were black,
were the ultimate sacrifice.
- Marion Berry

I believe we can continue the Great Society while we fight in Vietnam.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

When I was a boy we didn't wake up with Vietnam and
have Cyprus for lunch and the Congo for dinner.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

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

After Watergate, America was a ship without a rudder.
Vietnam was left to its own devices,
drifting along towards its fate.
- Nguyen Cao Ky

Any of these Vietnam vets that have been there and know the deal,
they don't feel that any Hollywood endeavor about the
Vietnam era has ever gotten it right yet.
- Sam Elliott

South Vietnam faces total defeat, and soon.
- William Colby

In 2003, Congress authorized the construction of a
visitor center for the Vietnam Memorial to help provide
information and educate the public about the memorial and the Vietnam War.
- Dennis Cardoza


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