Howard Zinn - Quotes

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We need to decide that we will not go to war, whatever reason is conjured up by the politicians or the media, because war in our time is always indiscriminate, a war against innocents, a war against children.

We need to decide that we will not go to war, whatever reason is conjured up by the politicians or the media, because war in our time is always indiscriminate, a war against innocents, a war against children.

Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.

Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.

There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people. ---->>>

If those in charge of our society - politicians, corporate executives, and owners of press and television - can dominate our ideas, they will be secure in their power. They will not need soldiers patrolling the streets. We will control ourselves.

If those in charge of our society - politicians, corporate executives, and owners of press and television - can dominate our ideas, they will be secure in their power. They will not need soldiers patrolling the streets. We will control ourselves.

If the gods had intended for people to vote, they would have given us candidates. ---->>>

When people don't understand that the government doesn't have their interests in mind, they're more susceptible to go to war. ---->>>

War itself is the enemy of the human race. ---->>>

Most wars, after all, present themselves as humanitarian endeavors to help people. ---->>>

Americans have been taught that their nation is civilized and humane. But, too often, U.S. actions have been uncivilized and inhumane. ---->>>

In the United States today, the Declaration of Independence hangs on schoolroom walls, but foreign policy follows Machiavelli.

In the United States today, the Declaration of Independence hangs on schoolroom walls, but foreign policy follows Machiavelli.

One certain effect of war is to diminish freedom of expression. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 08-24, 1922
Birthplace:
Die: 01-27, 2010
Occupation: Historian
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Howard Zinn (August 24, 1922 – January 27, 2010) was an American historian, playwright, and social activist. He was a political science professor at Boston University. Zinn wrote more than twenty books, including his best-selling and influential A People's History of the United States. In 2007, he published a version of it for younger readers, A Young People′s History of the United States (wikipedia)