I am concerned for the security of our great Nation; not so much because of any treat from without, but because of the insidious forces working from within.
More quotes by Douglas MacArthur
You don’t win wars by dying for your country you win wars by making the other son of a b*tch die for his.
On the fields of friendly strife are sown the seeds that on other days, on other fields will bear the fruits of victory.
I had learned one of the bitter lessons of life: never try to regain the past, the fire will have become ashes.
More quotes about Politics
The Thirteenth Amendment formally ended slavery, but a decade later “slavery by another name” (also the title of an important study by Douglas A. Blackmon) was introduced. Black life was criminalized by overly harsh codes that targeted black people.
The price of being close to the President is delivering bad news. You fail him if you don’t tell him the truth. Others won’t do it.
Why does the Air Force need expensive new bombers? Have the people we’ve been bombing over the years been complaining?
This creature softened my heart of stone. She died and with her died my last warm feelings for humanity.
…social spending may well arouse public interest and participation, thus enhancing the threat of democracy; the public cares about hospitals, roads, neighborhoods, and so on, but has no opinion about the choice of missiles and high-tech fighter planes.
We explain when someone is cruel or acts like a bully, you do not stoop to their level. Our motto is when they go low, you go high.
A society should never become like a pond with stagnant water, without movement. That’s the most important thing.
While President Bush likes to project an image of strength and courage, the real truth is that in the presence of his large financial contributors, he is a moral coward.
The CIA is mainly a branch of the executive to carry out secret and usually illegal activities that the executive branch wants. It wants them to be kept secret because it knows that the public won’t accept them. So it’s highly undemocratic even domestically.
I know that after my death a pile of rubbish will be heaped on my grave, but the wind of History will sooner or later sweep it away without mercy.