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#1. Eisenhower had the clearest blue eyes. He would fix them on you. In my every interview with him, he would lock his eyes on to mine and keep them there. - Author: Stephen Ambrose
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#2. Who today is willing to say that Texas and California and the remainder of the Southwest would be better off if they were governed by Mexico? - Author: Stephen Ambrose
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#3. Winning the Revolutionary War, or the Civil War, or World War II were the turning points in our history, the sine qua non of our forward progress. - Author: Stephen Ambrose
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#4. Jefferson owned slaves. He did not believe that all were created equal. He was a racist. - Author: Stephen Ambrose
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#5. To be a slaveholder meant one had to regard the African American as inferior in every way. - Author: Stephen Ambrose
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#6. I thought Nixon was the worst President we had ever had, save only perhaps Andrew Johnson. - Author: Stephen Ambrose
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#7. In the morning, fog. As it slowly lifted, the expedition set off. - Author: Stephen E. Ambrose
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#8. That extra special, elite, close feeling started under the stress Capt. Sobel created at Camp Toccoa. Under that stress, the only way the men could survive was to bond together. Eventually, the noncoms had to bond together in a mutiny. - Author: Stephen E. Ambrose
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#9. The first man stepped up to the open door. All the men had been ordered to look out at the horizon, not straight down, for obvious psychological reasons. - Author: Stephen E. Ambrose
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#10. Within Easy Company they had made the best friends they had ever had, or would ever have. They were prepared to die for each other; more important, they were prepared to kill for each other. - Author: Stephen E. Ambrose
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#11. Crazy Horse saw history as integrated in the present, incorporated into daily life. - Author: Stephen Ambrose
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#12. The German today is like the June Bride. He knows he is going to get it, but he doesn't know how big it is going to be. - Author: Stephen E. Ambrose
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#13. The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. Love of the past implies faith in the future. - Author: Stephen E. Ambrose
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#14. History is everything that has ever happened. - Author: Stephen Ambrose
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#15. Winters, Matheson, Nixon, and the others existed," Private Rader remembered. "These were first-class people, and to think these men would care and share their time and efforts with us seemed a miracle. They - Author: Stephen E. Ambrose
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#16. Pvt. Robert Fruling said he spent two and a half days at Pointe-du-Hoc, all of it crawling on his stomach. He returned on the twenty-fifth anniversary of D-Day "to see what the place looked like standing up" (Louis Lisko interview, EC). - Author: Stephen E. Ambrose
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#17. Lieutenant Welsh remembered walking around among the sleeping men, and thinking to himself that 'they had looked at and smelled death all around them all day but never even dreamed of applying the term to themselves. They hadn't come here to fear. They hadn't come to die. They had come to win. - Author: Stephen E. Ambrose
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#18. My first book was the book that changed my life. - Author: Stephen Ambrose
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#19. Todd says that the doctor was rather horrified because we passed a German who had had his head shot off, but his arms and legs were still waving about and strange noises were coming out of him, and i thought even the doctor was a bit turned over by that. - Author: Stephen E. Ambrose
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#20. It would not be possible to praises nurses too highly. - Author: Stephen Ambrose
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#21. If you want to be a hero, the Germans will make one out of you real quick - dead! - Author: Stephen E. Ambrose
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#22. Johnson had been the most powerful man in the world, yet the North Vietnamese and the Vietcong had resisted, overcome his power, broken his will. - Author: Stephen Ambrose
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#23. The Canadians have managed to live peacefully with their Indians. It is disgrace that the United States has not done the same. - Author: Stephen Ambrose
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#24. Sobel was Jewish, urban, with a commission from the National Guard. Hester had started as a private, then earned his commission from Officer Candidate's School (OCS). Most - Author: Stephen E. Ambrose
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#25. When Hitler declared war on the United States, he was betting that German soldiers, raised up in the Hitler Youth, would always out fight American soldiers, brought up in the Boy Scouts. He lost that bet. The Boy Scouts had been taught how to figure their way out of their own problems. - Author: Stephen E. Ambrose
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#26. We are part of a country that outshines those that have gone before us and most of those in existence today. - Author: Stephen Ambrose
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#27. In America, Jefferson noted with approval, women knew their place. - Author: Stephen Ambrose
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#28. Dams have harmed our wildlife and made rivers less useful for recreation. - Author: Stephen Ambrose
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#29. McGovern had other problems as well, personal ones with his - Author: Stephen E. Ambrose
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#30. The Enlightenment taught that observation unrecorded was knowledge lost. - Author: Stephen E. Ambrose
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#31. But in answer to your question about the conspiracy angle, I think that any historian worth his salt, and this is where I fault Stephen Ambrose and a lot of these guys who attack me - not all of life is a result of conspiracy by any means! Accident occurs alongside conspiracy. - Author: Oliver Stone
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#32. We know how to win wars. We must learn now to win peace ... - Author: Stephen E. Ambrose
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#33. Nothing is inevitable in life. People make choices, and those choices have results, and we all live with the results. - Author: Stephen Ambrose
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#34. As I have always held it a crime to anticipate evils I will believe it a good comfortable road untill I am conpelled to beleive differently. - Author: Stephen E. Ambrose
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