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Howard Zinn quotes (11)

Americans have been taught that their nation is civilized and humane. But, too often, U.S. actions have been uncivilized and inhumane.
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Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
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If the gods had intended for people to vote, they would have given us candidates.
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If those in charge of our society - politicians, corporate executives, and owners of press and television - can dominate our ideas, they will be secure in their power. They will not need soldiers patrolling the streets. We will control ourselves.
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In the United States today, the Declaration of Independence hangs on schoolroom walls, but foreign policy follows Machiavelli.
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Most wars, after all, present themselves as humanitarian endeavors to help people.
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One certain effect of war is to diminish freedom of expression.
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There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people.
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War itself is the enemy of the human race.
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We need to decide that we will not go to war, whatever reason is conjured up by the politicians or the media, because war in our time is always indiscriminate, a war against innocents, a war against children.
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When people don't understand that the government doesn't have their interests in mind, they're more susceptible to go to war.
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