Quotation Explorer - 'Howard Zinn'

History is important. If you don't know history it is as if you were born yesterday. And if you were born yesterday, anybody up there in a position of power can tell you anything, and you have no way of checking up on it. - Howard Zinn
There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people. - Howard Zinn
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 - Howard Zinn
Protest beyond the law is not a departure from democracy; it is absolutely essential to it. - Howard Zinn
How can you have a war on terrorism when war itself is terrorism? - Howard Zinn
They have the guns, we have the poets. Therefore, we will win. - Howard Zinn
There has always been, and there is now, a profound conflict of interest between the people and the government of the United States. - Howard Zinn
How can you have a war on terrorism while war itself is terrorism! - Howard Zinn
So long as atrocities remain remote, abstract, they will be tolerated, even by decent people. - Howard Zinn
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