Oliver North Quotes


18 Oliver North quotes:



"I haven't, in the 23 years that I have been in the uniformed services of the United States of America, ever violated an order - not one."
"I don't think there is another person in America that wants to tell this story as much as I do."
"I thought using the Ayatollah's money to support the Nicaraguan resistance was a neat idea."
"I want to make it clear that I honestly answered every question put to me during the so-called Iran-Contra hearings. But if they didn't ask me about something, I wasn't about to reveal things that would put other people in jeopardy."
"I am here to accept responsibility for that which I did. I will not accept responsibility for that which I did not do."
"I came here to tell you the truth, the good, the bad and the ugly."
"I was provided with additional input that was radically different from the truth. I assisted in furthering that version."
"God knows, we don't want prayer."
"In my first book, Under Fire, I wrote that I revered Ronald Reagan. That was a dozen years ago. I still feel that way. I think he changed the world for the better for my children and my children's children."
"The corruption at the UN didn't begin with the Oil for Food scandal and it certainly doesn't end there. The United Nations is nothing more than bureaucracy piled atop waste, wrapped in fraud, covered with abuse -- all of it funded by American taxpayers who foot 22 percent of UN dues -- more than any other nation. We also pour billions of dollars more into the coffers of its related agencies."
Author: North Quotes Category: Corruption Quotes
"Bill Clinton is not my commander-in-chief."
"I never considered myself a fall guy. I know what I did. I know why I did it. I'm not ashamed of it."
"I think as a rifle platoon and company commander your view is about 1,000 meters in front of you and you hope you can cover that ground and not have to back up and give it up again."
"I was authorized to do everything that I did."
"I'm still in touch with a lot people who continue to serve our country well."
"The terrorists that we are up against today do not rely upon cell phones and SAT phones and emails. They rely on couriers. You cannot intercept what a courier is telling somebody."
"Today, only 2 percent of the people know the name of someone serving in uniform. That means 2 percent of your listeners can actually conjure up the image of someone wearing the uniform of the military of the United States."
"Without any intended hubris, I've lead a pretty exciting life. What I've tried to do in Mission Compromised is draw on those experiences to create a sense of excitement and realism within the story."



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