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“Ideals are peaceful. History is violent.”
“- Morris Fenderbaum: I've been called a lot of things but I had never been called a commie.
- Jamie Blake: I'm not even a democrat!”
“We try and hold on to some kind of ideals, when everything - ideals, hope, everything is being destroyed.”
“- Jojo Betzler: I said to draw where Jews live. This is just a stupid picture of my head.
- Elsa Korr: Yeah, that's where we live.”
“- Katherine Newbury: Walter, I have invested in precisely two things my entire life, you and this show. I won’t lose it now! I can’t!
- Walter Lovell: Then you have to fight again. Something you haven’t had to do for a long, long time. They want to replace you. But they can’t replace you if everyone loves you.”
“- Col. Mathieu: It's not warriors we need.
- Journalist: Then what?
- Col. Mathieu: Political will, which is sometimes there and sometimes isn't.”
“- Martin Luther King Jr.: We need your involvement here, Mr. President. We deserve your help as citizens of this country. Citizens under attack.
- President Lyndon B. Johnson: Now, you listen to me. You listen to me. You're an activist. I'm a politician. You got one big issue. I got a hundred and one.”
“When I was a kid, I would sit on the floor of my house in Mumbai and I would read about the great nations, the great empires. The Roman Empire, the Ottoman Empire, the British Empire... they all came and they all went. But I always thought there was one exception to that rule, and that's the United States of America, which is a different kind of...” (continue)(continue reading)
“I'm not sure, maybe ideals have ceased to exist. Maybe they're outmoded like, uhm, oil lamps and horse cars. But they're mine, and I'm stuck with them.”
“Look, Pete, the 60s are over. All that peace and love and freedom stuff, yeah it was great for picking up chicks, but it's not gonna help my career. To do that, I gotta make test scores go up. And to make test scores go up, I gotta keep kids in class where they belong.”
“I fought for Harold against the Danes. I saved a Duke's life. I fought for him until he died. Fought for Spain against the Franks. Fought for the Franks against the Boulogne. I fought for the Pope. Many flags.”
“There may be dark days ahead, and war can no longer be confined to the battlefield, but we can only do the right as we see the right, and reverently commit our cause to God. If one and all we keep resolutely faithful to it, then, with God's help, we shall prevail.”
“I think the street would kill you. Your rhetoric and your propaganda aren't gonna save you out there.”
“The ideal man doesn't exist. A husband is easier to find.”