18 Total Quotes

Max Cleland Quotes

Within the soul of each Vietnam veteran there is probably something that says "Bad war, good soldier." Only now are Americans beginning to separate the war from the warrior.
Max Cleland
#Soul

We gave you the authority to go after those who came after us,
Max Cleland
#Authority

I learned in Vietnam that the best way to support our troops is to either give them the forces and equipment needed to win or bring them home so we can care for those who have borne the battle,
Max Cleland
#Support

The toll on the service men and women in a war where a distinct majority of the casualties are due to explosive devices is especially devastating, ... I've seen the toll that war can take on our troops and on limbs on that battlefield.
Max Cleland
#Majority

This looks like a real war zone to me. Thirty years ago, I was in Vietnam, and I haven't seen such devastation since then,
Max Cleland
#Vietnam

Being a soldier, fighting for this country, is neither Republican nor Democrat.
Max Cleland
#American Politician #Country

He has not suffered. He has not sacrificed for his country, and he doesn't understand those who have.
Max Cleland
#Country

He was a true, honest-to-goodness statesmen and a real, real dear friend of mine. I mourn his loss. There are a lot of tears on the floor of the Senate today.
Max Cleland
#Goodness

I defended this country as a young man, and I will defend it as president,
Max Cleland
#Country

The Bush administration's plan for victory is not working,
Max Cleland
#Victory

We are running out of time. We need a strategy to win in Iraq or an exit strategy to leave.
Max Cleland
#American Politician #Iraq

We need a strategy to win in Iraq or an exit strategy to leave. The present course will lead us to disaster. More of the same just means more precious blood spilled in the desert.
Max Cleland
#Iraq

a little bit of glorified advertising.
Max Cleland
#Advertising

Young men and women are dying and being blown up at the very moment the American people are going the other way,
Max Cleland
#Men

The question is: Where is George Bush's honor? The question is: Where is his shame to attack a fellow veteran who has distinguished himself in combat?
Max Cleland
#George Bush

John Kerry's service did not end in Vietnam. It began there.
Max Cleland
#American Politician