Neil Sheehan Quotes

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Born: October 27, 1936, Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Author

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Americans, particularly after World War II, tended to romanticize war because in World War II our cause was the cause of humanity, and our soldiers brought home glory and victory, and thank God that they did. But it led us to romanticize it to some extent.
- Neil Sheehan

2.
Just because you put higher-octane gasoline in your car doesn't mean you can break the speed limit. The speed limit's still 65.
- Neil Sheehan

3.
We had a military and political leadership at that period which was genuinely deluded.
- Neil Sheehan

4.
World War II had been such a tremendous success story for this country that the political and military leadership began to assume that they would prevail simply because of who they were. We were like the British at the turn of the 19th century.
- Neil Sheehan

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