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I would say that the Vietnamese should remember that they didn't have exactly the same mobility the way the Americans have. They didn't have the same kind of equipment that the Americans have and that they have to fight their own war. -- Bui Diem
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With all my traveling around the world I would say that South Vietnam was not as corrupted as ah people want to to ah to to talk about it because it is a matter of degrees. -- Bui Diem
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I carry the memories of the ghosts of a place called Vietnam - the people of Vietnam, my fellow soldiers. -- Tim O'brien
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The bombs in Vietnam explode at home; they destroy the hopes and possibilities for a decent America. -- Martin Luther King Jr.
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We tried to change Vietnam. Instead, Vietnam changed us. -- Tony Thomson
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American and Vietnamese characters alike leap to life through the voice and eyes of a tenyearold girl-a protagonist so strong, loving, and vivid I longed to hand her a wedge of freshly cut papaya. -- Mitali Perkins
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I got no quarrel with them Vietcong. -- Muhammad Ali
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I have finally learned that I am as much a part of this country as those villagers. Whether they like it or not, my umbilical cord is buried in the earth of Vietnam just like theirs. -- Sherry Garland
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I always felt more emotionally attached to Cambodia than I did to Vietnam. -- Ed Bradley
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We want to bring better products to Vietnam. My hope is through changes in lifestyle and the products we consume, it will affect the people and change the way they are thinking. -- Pham Nhat Vuong
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One thing is clear, the president of North Vietnam is not a fanatic. He is a very strong and determined man, but capable of listening, something that is very rare in a person of his position. -- Martin Niemoller
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You most likely know it as Myanmar, but it will always be Burma to me. -- John O'hurley
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Without the Indian Subcontinent, in other words, there could not have been a Vietnam in any cultural or aesthetic sense. -- Robert D. Kaplan
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Vietnam, really more accurately, Laos, was almost after Berlin the top problem at the beginning of the Kennedy Administration in '61, foreign problem. -- Mcgeorge Bundy
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The important point was that whatever errors America had made [in Vietnam] "we are so powerful [according to Secretary Kissinger] that Hanoi is simply unable to defeat us militarily" and must therefore eventually be forced to compromise. -- William Shawcross
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The object of my relationship with Vietnam has been to heal the wounds that exist, particularly among our veterans, and to move forward with a positive relationship, ... Apparently some in the Vietnamese government don't want to do that and that's their decision. -- Ho Chi Minh
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Vietnam was a palpable failure. And of course, in retrospect, it was even more clearly a disaster and a failure than maybe people understood at the time. -- Robert Dallek
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Millard! Who's the prime minister?"
"Winston Churchill," he said. "Have you gone daft?"
"What's the capital of Burma?"
"Lord, I've no idea. Rangoon?"
"Good! When's your birthday?"
"Will you quit shouting and let me bleed in peace! -- Ransom Riggs
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The U.S. has strategic and economic interests in Southeast Asia that must be secured. Holding Indochina is essential to securing these interests. Therefore, we must hold Indochina. -- Noam Chomsky
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During the day on Monday, Washington time, the airport at Saigon came under persistent rocket as well as artillery fire and was effectively closed. The military situation in the area deteriorated rapidly. I therefore ordered the evacuation of all American personnel remaining in South Vietnam. -- Gerald R. Ford
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Nest of Soviet fellow travelers clacking busybodies in a Soviet jellyfish front, sitting here in Leesburg oozing out their funny little propaganda and making nuisances of themselves. -- Lyndon Larouche
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Vietnam is the Liberals' favorite was because America lost -- Ann Coulter
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Vietnam was what we had instead of happy childhoods. -- Michael Herr
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A country that has been through as much as Vietnam has to have some crazy music somewhere. -- Henry Rollins
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My mind is like the streets of Hong Kong. -- Jaclyn Moriarty
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I had been in that part of the world as a soldier in Korea, so I had been interested in Vietnam. -- Michael Caine
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The Vietnamese ... wanted to assassinate me because they knew without me they could easily swallow up Cambodia. -- Pol Pot
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Life was so cheap in Vietnam. That is where my sense of urgency comes from. -- Craig Venter
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I'm not so much against the war as I am for a Vietnamese victory. I'm not so much for peace as for a U.S. defeat. -- Bill Ayers
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A real program of social and economic reform [in Vietnam] would have involved a real conflict ... between the peasants ... and the landlords and the city people ... [it] was difficult ... because it required a concern for the peasants ... it was those capacities ... its American supporters lacked. -- Frances Fitzgerald
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The general killed the Viet Cong; I killed the general with my camera, -- Eddie Adams
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Give me fifty DC-3's and the Japanese can have the Burma Road. -- Chiang Kai-Shek
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The Sacred Willow: Four Generations in the Life of a Vietnamese Family. She -- Malcolm Gladwell
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Helvetica is the font of the Vietnam War. -- Paula Scher
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The war in vietnam threatened to tear our society apart, and the political and philosophical disagreements that separated each side continue, to some extent. It's been said that these memorials reflect a hunger for healing. -- Ronald Reagan
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Asia: Four little letters, three billion little people. -- Stephen Colbert
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Today, we have two Vietnams, side by side, North and South, exchanging and working. We may not agree with all that North Vietnam is doing, but they are living in peace. I would look for a better human rights record for North Vietnam, but they are living side by side. -- Sheila Jackson Lee
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We should bomb Vietnam back into the stone age. -- Curtis Lemay
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Enough is enough. This is how we get started in Vietnam. -- Charles Rangel
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Vietnam was the first war ever fought without any censorship. Without censorship, things can get terribly confused in the public mind. -- William Westmoreland
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Saigon was loved precisely because it was so unlovable - its squalor, its biblical, Job-like misfortune, its imminent, hoevering doom. -- Tatjana Soli
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In the 1980s, Vietnam emerged in our culture as a legitimate and compelling topic for discussion rather than something to be hidden in shame. -- Bobbie Ann Mason
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I sit at my desk
each night with no place to go,
opening the wrinkled maps of Milwaukee and Buffalo,
the whole U.S.,
its cemeteries, its arbitrary time zones,
through routes like small veins, capitals like small stones. -- Anne Sexton
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Vietnam is a jungle. You had jungle warfare. Kuwait, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, you have sand. [There is no need to worry about a protracted war because] from a historical basis, Middle East conflicts do not last a long time. -- Dan Quayle
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The true history of Vietnamese civilian suffering does not fit comfortably into America's preferred postwar narrative - the tale of a conflict nobly fought by responsible commanders and good American boys, who should not be tainted by the occasional mistakes of a few 'bad apples' in their midst. -- Nick Turse
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Vietnamese are very similar to the Chinese. They just can't sit on gold bars underneath their beds. Eventually, they will pull out their gold bars and invest. -- Pham Nhat Vuong
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I only follow one party: the Vietnamese party. -- Ho Chi Minh
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The Vietnam war was fought over portion size. -- Jon Stewart
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We are trying to remake Vietnamese society, a task which certainly cannot be accomplished by force and which probably cannot be accomplished by any means available to outsiders. -- J. William Fulbright
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The Vietnamese and the Republicans are, with an intensity, trying to take this seat from which we have done so much for our community - to take this seat and give it to this Van Tran, who is very anti-immigrant and very anti-Hispanic. -- Loretta Sanchez
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In the mid-1950s Winston Churchill advised his American friends to recognize that Ho Chi Minh was unbeatable, accept his victory, and try to make the best of it. This the Dulles brothers could not do - because they were Americans. -- Stephen Kinzer
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Our young men in Vietnam have not only acquitted themselves in an outstanding manner during combat operations, but they also have been outstanding ambassadors of goodwill in the vital civic action and pacification work among the tortured populace of South Vietnam. -- Lewis William Walt
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And I come from a small Vietnamese family. We're really close too, all ten of us. -- Dat Phan
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our floating barge. -- Tali Alexander
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In Honolulu, I saw cats, individual cats, groups of cats, platoons of cats, companies of cats, regiments of cats, armies of cats, multitudes of cats, millions of cats, and all of them sleek, fat, lazy and sound asleep. -- Mark Twain
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Let us understand: North Vietnam cannot defeat or humiliate the United States. Only Americans can do that. -- Richard M. Nixon
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When I visited Vietnam for Oxfam, the thing that really struck me was how the local farmers had to prepare to evacuate or climb to their mezzanines with their valuable family possessions. -- Martin Parr
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The Asia had sixty-four heavy guns. For weeks it roamed the waters of New York Harbor, its weapons pointed at the city, looking something like an Imperial Destroyer from Star Wars. To stand -- Jeff Wilser
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Do you know where Laoghaire is? -- Diana Gabaldon
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Let us put an end to self-inflicted wounds. Let us remember that our national unity is a most priceless asset. Let us deny our adversaries the satisfaction of using Vietnam to pit Americans against Americans. -- Gerald R. Ford
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We were leaving a pleasant region, an Oriental farmer's paradise, that was more prosperous and secure under communist control than the area around Bong Son was under ARVN control. I wondered if the form of government really mattered to those peasant farmers. -- Matthew Brennan
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Everybody who went to Vietnam carries his or her own version of the war. Only 10 percent engaged in combat; the American elephant, pursuing the Vietnamese grasshopper, was extraordinarily heavy with logistical support. -- Pete Hamill
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We respect the freedom of all citizens. Young people should have fun, but there is no tolerance of drug abuse. Drugs have become a serious problem in Vietnam. This is why we have very strict penalties for any sort of drug dealing. -- Nguyen Minh Triet
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We want only peace, to build up our country. World opinion is paying great attention to the threat against Democratic Kampuchea. They are anxious. They fear Kampuchea cannot oppose the Vietnamese. This could hurt the interests of the Southeast Asian countries and all of the world's countries. -- Pol Pot
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Somewhere on the periphery of that total Vietnam issue whose daily reports made the morning paper too heavy to bear, lost in the surreal contexts of television, there was a story that was as simple as it had always been, men hunting men, a hideous war and all kinds of victims. -- Michael Herr
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Everyone's so nice in Thailand, and it's a beautiful place - the temples, the culture. But everyone's so nice that it's almost inefficient. -- Scot Armstrong
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A Saigon Proverb: Doe la chine tran, neu buon la thua. Life is a struggle in which sorrow leads to defeat. -- Kim Thuy
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I can remember as a young lieutenant being sent into the DMZ in the divided Vietnam, from North Vietnam. -- Oliver North
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I, for one, will not have [the Vietcong] insulted by any comparison to the forces of Zarqawi, the Fedayeen Saddam, and the criminal underworld now arrayed against us. These depraved elements are the Iraqi Khmer Rouge. -- Christopher Hitchens
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When I was growing up there, North Gulfport was referred to as 'Little Vietnam' because of the perception of crime and depravity within its borders - as if its denizens were simply a congregation of the downtrodden. -- Natasha Trethewey
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Malacca fascinates me more and more daily. There is, among other things, a mediaevalism about it. The noise of the modern world reaches it only in the faintest echoes; its sleep is almost dreamless. Its sensations seem to come out of books read in childhood. -- Isabella Bird
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Malacca is such a rest after the crowds of Japan and the noisy hurry of China! Its endless afternoon remains unbroken except by the dreamy, colored, slow-moving Malay life which passes below the hill. There is never any hurry or noise. -- Isabella Bird
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The Vietnamese have a saying that you can't use a basket to cover a lion or an elephant. -- Tim Weiner
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The home of the homeless all over the earth. -- Alfred Billings Street
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Vietnamese must be made to feel that they are racial inferiors with no right to national identity. -- Wilfred Burchett
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I found Bombay and opium, the drug and the city, the city of opium and the drug Bombay -- Jeet Thayil
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Vietnam helped me to look at the horror and terror in the hearts of people and realize how we can't aim guns and set booby traps for people we have never spoken a word to. That kind of impersonal violence mystifies me. -- Yusef Komunyakaa
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Our objective in South Vietnam has never been the annihilation of the enemy. It has been to bring about a recognition in Hanoi that its objective - taking over the South by force - could not be achieved. -- Lyndon B. Johnson
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Had said, The greatest contribution Vietnam is making ... is developing an ability in the United States to fight a limited war, to go to war without arousing the public ire. -- Barbara W. Tuchman
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I don't want to be like, yes, I think the American answer is always stupid, or I think it's always the right answer. So I'm in this weird place there. I'm feeling it out. Cambodia is going through an enormous amount of change right now. Daily. -- Anne Elizabeth Moore
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No one would believe me but at times I would choose wartime in Saigon over peacetime in Alabama.-Inside Out and Back Again -- Thanhha Lai
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When I arrived in Laos and found young Americans living there, out of free choice, I was surprised. After only a week, I began to have a sense of the appeal of the country and its people - along with despair about its future. -- Noam Chomsky
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I remember dawn coming up over the Strait of Malacca; ragamuffin kids on the dock in Sumatra laughing as they pelted us with bananas; collecting dead flying fish off the deck and bringing them to our sweet, fat, toothless Danish cook to fry up for breakfast. -- Christopher Buckley
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[regarding US conquest of the Philippines] I turn green in bed at midnight if I think of the horror of a year's warfare in the Philippines [ ... ] We must slaughter a million or two foolish Malays in order to give them the comforts of flannel petticoats and electric railways. -- Henry Adams
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To win in Vietnam, we will have to exterminate a nation. -- Benjamin Spock
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When the soldiers came home from Vietnam, there were no parades, no celebrations. So they built the Vietnam Memorial for themselves. -- William Westmoreland
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Vietnam helped me realize who the true heroes really are in this world. It's not the home-run hitters. -- Willie Stargell
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Hillary Clinton will travel to Vietnam with the president this Friday. It's a fact that at the height of the war in 1971, she tried to enlist in the Marines, but they turned her down. Apparently we weren't that mad at the Viet Cong. -- Argus Hamilton
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This edition of The Making of a Quagmire differs in a number of ways from the original one. Approximately one-third of the text has been cut in an effort to eliminate material that seemed clearly redundant or that did not relate directly to the Vietnam war. -- David Halberstam
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I said to the president's wife, Vietnam is the main reason we are having trouble with the youth of America. It is a war without explanation or reason. -- Eartha Kitt
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I think that Vietnam, many of us who served in Vietnam thought that was very wasteful, and to what end? To what end? What were we really there for? What were we really fighting for? -- Richard Armitage
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Cuz this is what happens when bad meets evil
We hit the trees till we look like Vietnamese people -- Eminem
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The thing is that where I want to go isn't necessarily tied to what's going on there politically, but I think Vietnam is a really beautiful country. I think Thailand is also really beautiful. -- Baron Vaughn
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Vietnam should have taught us that nationalism, with its engines of independence and self-determination, is a more powerful force by far than Marxism and must be understood and respected. -- Pete Hamill
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My film is not a movie; it's not about Vietnam. It is Vietnam. -- Francis Ford Coppola
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I deeply regret having let stand and later confirming the assumption that I went to Vietnam. For this and any other distortions about my personal life, I want to apologize to my family, friends, colleagues and students. Beyond that circle, however, I shall have no further comment. -- Joseph J. Ellis
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Vietnam was a noble cause imperfectly pursued -- Ronald Regan
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Deuki Hong and Matt Rodbard have given us a deep and important look at the people, places and cuisine that are reshaping what we want for dinner. Koreatown thrills with flavors that will change your life. -- Anthony Bourdain
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Hello - what hotel is this - ? -- F Scott Fitzgerald
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Twice the Republicans in the California legislature tried to block my seating because of my trips to Hanoi. -- Tom Hayden