With all the other -isms that we deal with, that sort of nameless -ism that we have in too many of our hearts against the poor in this country is what wounds us most broadly.
The object of my relationship with Vietnam has been to heal the wounds that exist, particularly among our veterans, and to move forward with a positive relationship,… Apparently some in the Vietnamese government don’t want to do that and that’s their decision.
The sword the body wounds, sharp words the mind.
It is the false shame of fools to try to conceal wounds that have not healed.
It is foolish to pretend that one is fully recovered from a disappointed passion. Such wounds always leave a scar.
We shall heal our wounds, collect our dead and continue fighting.