19 Total Quotes

John Pilger Quotes

John Pilger
It's very clear that the Bush Administration is out of control. It contains some truly dangerous people.
John Pilger
#Australian Journalist

John Pilger
I'm absolutely convinced of that. Israel is the representative of the United States in that part of the world. Its policies are so integrated with American policies that they use the same language.
John Pilger
#Australian Journalist #Israel

John Pilger
Classic nineteenth century European imperialists believed they were literally on a mission. I don't believe that the imperialists these days have that same sense of public service. They are simply pirates.
John Pilger
#Australian Journalist #Believe

John Pilger
Not all the Americans in Iraq are those who torture and murder, or course they're not, I don't know how many are doing it, I know it is systematic throughout the United States military I think that's been revealed.
John Pilger
#Australian Journalist

John Pilger
Vietnam was as much a laboratory experiment as a war
John Pilger
#Vietnam

John Pilger
The censorship is such on television in the U.S. that films like mine don't stand a chance.
John Pilger
#Australian Journalist #Censorship

John Pilger
I grew up in Sydney in a very political household, where we were all for the underdog.
John Pilger
#Australian Journalist

John Pilger
Official truths are often powerful illusions
John Pilger
#Truth

John Pilger
Nothing more vividly sums up the horrific situation in Iraq than what happened on Wednesday of this week when American helicopters attacked a wedding party in the west of Iraq killing 40 mostly women and children, a massacre. How long is the world going to stand for this? When I say the world I'm talking about civilized humanity.
John Pilger
#Iraq

John Pilger
The attack on Iraq has been long planned. There just hasn't been an excuse for it. Since George H.W. Bush didn't unseat Saddam in 1991, there's been a longing among the extreme right in the United States to finish the job. The war on terrorism has given them that opportunity.
John Pilger
#Iraq

John Pilger
Orwell is almost our litmus test. Some of his satirical writing looks like reality these days.
John Pilger
#Australian Journalist

John Pilger
Today a taboo has been broken. We are the moderates. Bush and Blair are the extremists. The danger for all of us is not in Baghdad but in Washington.
John Pilger
#Australian Journalist

John Pilger
We gently suggest that perhaps they may wish to go to a different restaurant in the future.
John Pilger
#Future

John Pilger
Official truths are often powerful illusions.
John Pilger
#Australian Journalist

John Pilger
Vietnam was as much a laboratory experiment as a war.
John Pilger
#Australian Journalist

John Pilger
We have an extreme rightwing government in this country, although it's called the Labour government.
John Pilger
#Australian Journalist