Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary.
-- Mahatma Gandhi
Martydom is just another word for death ... to the dead. -- Bill Purdin
The attempt to force human beings to despise themselves -- is what I call hell.
-- Andre Malraux
A suspicious mind always looks on the black side of things. -- Publilius Syrus
If we make peaceful revolution impossible, we make violent revolution inevitable.
-- John F. Kennedy
We believe that the best available way of increasing our chance of success in Vietnam is the development and execution of a policy of sustained reprisal against North Vietnam -- a policy in which air and naval action against the North is justified by and related to the whole Viet Cong campaign against violence and terror in the South.
What we can say is that even if it policy fails, the policy will be worth it. -- McGeorge Bundy, who was an influential foreign policy advisor to Presidents Kennedy and Johnson and who was a forceful advocate for expanding American involvement in the Vietnam War, died yesterday at the age of 77.