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#1. The greatest threat to the constitutional right to vote is voter fraud. - Author: Lynn Westmoreland
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#2. Truman fired the popular Gen. Douglas MacArthur because he disobeyed orders in the Korean War. Johnson knew that he had reached the endgame in Vietnam when Gen. William Westmoreland, the top commander in Vietnam, requested 240,000 more troops in 1968 for the prolonged war that also could not be won. - Author: Helen Thomas
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#3. 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. - Author: William Westmoreland
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#4. It became very clear that Hanoi was in effect strategically running the Viet Cong operation. - Author: William Westmoreland
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#5. We were succeeding. When you looked at specifics, this became a war of attrition. We were winning. - Author: William Westmoreland
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#6. I have no apologies, no regrets. I gave my very best efforts ... I've been hung in effigy. I've been spat upon. You just have to let those things bounce off . - Author: William Westmoreland
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#7. In the end, we lost IndoChina to the communists. But we did not lose Southeast Asia. - Author: William Westmoreland
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#8. Even though you're a member of the wrong party, you've got some great ideas ... - Author: Lynn Westmoreland
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#9. Why is it when you yield, I feel like the one who has been conquered?
-Royce Westmoreland - Author: Judith McNaught
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#10. There was an interesting development in the CBS-Westmoreland trial:
both sides agreed that after the trial, Andy Rooney would be allowed to
talk to the jury for three minutes about little things that annoyed him
during the trial. - Author: David Letterman
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#11. 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. - Author: William Westmoreland
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#12. The last man in the world who should have been criticized was the American soldier. They should have criticized me. - Author: William Westmoreland
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#13. Miss stone, I adore you. - Author: Judith McNaught
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#14. 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? - Author: William Westmoreland
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#15. What the Democrats don't seem to understand is that higher taxes mean fewer American jobs and less American production. - Author: Lynn Westmoreland
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#16. Trust me, I'm going to find out where the money has gone and how it has been spent, and see if we can't get it down there quicker to let that rebuilding start. - Author: Lynn Westmoreland
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#17. The condition in New Orleans was changing every day. I said, why don't we appropriate another $10 billion, come back and look at the situation, and do another $10 billion every week, or every 10 days? - Author: Lynn Westmoreland
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#18. Oh, that that old man in Westmoreland would die and be gathered to his fathers, now that he was full of years and ripe for the sickle! But there was no sign of death about the old man. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#19. This was a type of war that we'd had no experience with before. Some of our policies were kind of trial and error in character. - Author: William Westmoreland
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#20. President Johnson did not want the Vietnam War to broaden. He wanted the North Vietnamese to leave their brothers in the South alone. - Author: William Westmoreland
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#21. Militarily, we succeeded in Vietnam. We won every engagement we were involved in out there. - Author: William Westmoreland
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#22. How foolish to yearn to ask the very person who'd caused the pain to heal it - Author: Judith McNaught
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#23. I haven't yet figured out how I was made first captain, because I was not an outstanding student. I was an adequate student. - Author: William Westmoreland
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#24. We have reached an important point when the end begins to come into view. - Author: William Westmoreland
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#25. Television is an instrument which can paralyze this country. - Author: William Westmoreland
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#26. Behold your new mistress, my wife," he pronounced, "and know that when she
bids you, I have bidden you. What service you render her, you are rendering me. What loyalty you give or withhold from her, you give or withhold from me!"
-Royce Westmoreland - Author: Judith McNaught
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#27. When the soldiers came home from Vietnam, there were no parades, no celebrations. So they built the Vietnam Memorial for themselves. - Author: William Westmoreland
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#28. The Women of the Storm made a big difference for me, because it really put some real-life faces with the situation, and not just politicians. - Author: Lynn Westmoreland
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#29. Some women need no jewels to make them sparkle. You are one of them.
-Royce Westmoreland - Author: Judith McNaught
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#30. Royce Westmoreland stared at him with biting scorn. "I despise hypocrisy, particularly when it is coated with holiness."
"May I ask for a specific example?"
"Fat priests," Royce replied, "with fat purses, who lecture staving peasants on the dangers of gluttony and the merits of poverty. - Author: Judith McNaught
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#31. War is fear cloaked in courage. - Author: William Westmoreland
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#32. 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. - Author: William Westmoreland
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#33. The military lead turbulent lives, but they are people like everybody else. - Author: William Westmoreland
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#34. They're asking women to do impossible things. I don't believe women can carry a pack, live in a foxhole, or go a week without a bath. - Author: William Westmoreland
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#35. We had the best food any battlefield ever had. - Author: William Westmoreland
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#36. You can't condemn me for wanting you, unless you condemn every other man who has. -Clayton Westmoreland - Author: Judith McNaught
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#37. It would have hurt no matter who took you the first time. - Author: Judith McNaught
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#38. As the senior commander in Vietnam, I was aware of the potency of public opinion - and I worried about it. - Author: William Westmoreland
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#39. When I took command in Vietnam, I gave great emphasis to food and medical care - and to the mail. - Author: William Westmoreland
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#40. Whitney, My Love is the story of Clayton Westmoreland, the Ninth Duke of Claymore. Until You features Stephen Westmoreland's - Author: Judith McNaught
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#41. 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. - Author: William Westmoreland
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#42. We moved in to help the Vietnamese defend their country and confront the Viet Cong. - Author: William Westmoreland
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#43. I think these ladies, that group of 130 women, are going to make a difference in what goes on down there, because they're going to hold the locals' feet to the fire. - Author: Lynn Westmoreland
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#44. I don't take criticism lying down. - Author: William Westmoreland
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#45. Anytime it was advertised that I was going to be at a particular place, the radicals would be there, the cameras with TV news. - Author: William Westmoreland
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#46. I talked to General Downer about some of the funding about the National Guard and some of the civil defense workers, the firefighters, the police officers, and the way that FEMA is making them spend that money. We have got a problem there. - Author: Lynn Westmoreland
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#47. We'll blast them back into the stone ages! - Author: William Westmoreland
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#48. The military don't start wars. Politicians start wars. - Author: William C. Westmoreland
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#49. Vietnam was the first war ever fought without any censorship. Without censorship, things can get terribly confused in the public mind. - Author: William Westmoreland
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#50. The Vietnam memorial is a masterpiece. The names of the dead are listed there, chronologically. Just the names. - Author: William Westmoreland
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#51. I don't think I have been loved by my troops, but I think I have been respected. - Author: William Westmoreland
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#52. I see battlefields that are under 24-hour real or near-real time surveillance of all types. I see battlefields on which we can destroy anything we can locate through instant communications and almost instantaneous application of highly lethal firepower. - Author: William Westmoreland
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#53. Westmoreland recognized that the only way to seal South Vietnam's eight hundred-mile western border was to shut down the infiltration routes. - Author: Robert D. Sander
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#54. I'm going to go back and find out where the money is. The money is not getting down there. - Author: Lynn Westmoreland
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#55. Tell the Truth, and speak from your pay-grade. Don't try to answer questions that would better be directed to the battalion commander or Gen. William Westmoreland or President Lyndon Johnson. If you are a squad leader, answer questions about what you know and do. - Author: Hal Moore
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#56. I was participating in my own lynching, but the problem was I didn't know what I was being lynched for. - Author: William Westmoreland
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