Tiananmen Square Protest

When push came to shove

What really happened in the Square on June 4, 1989



Tiananmen Square Protest

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An army marches on its stomach. - Napoleon Bonaparte

The lady doth protest too much. - Queen Gertrude

A good soldier is a poor scout. - Cheyenne Proverb

Love is a kind of military service. - Ovid

In war, there are no unwounded soldiers. - Jose Narosky

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army. - George Herbert

Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms. - Groucho Marx

China is a big country, inhabited by many Chinese. - Charles de Gaulle

Marketing strategy is a lot like military strategy. - Liddell Hart

I just love Chinese food. My favorite dish is number 27. - Clement Attlee

The military don't start wars. Politicians start wars. - William Westmoreland

Military justice is to justice what military music is to music. - Groucho Marx

To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men. - Abraham Lincoln

A conquering army on the border will not be stopped by eloquence. - Otto von Bismarck

I look like I'm Chinese or Thai or Japanese - very different. - Mary Kom

Be harmonious with each other, enrich the soldiers, ignore all others. - Septimius Severus

An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come. - Victor Hugo

A piece of spaghetti or a military unit can only be led from the front end. - George S Patton

An army of sheep led by a lion would defeat an army of lions led by a sheep. - Arab Proverb

No Chinese Catholics are allowed to worship ancestors in their familial temples. - Pope Clement XI

An army of deer led by a lion is more to be feared than an army of lions led by a deer. - Philip II

Many agree that the worst thing that could ever happen is if Russia and China get closer. - Donald Trump

I just wasn't cut out to be a Chinese Tiger Mom. I'm more of an Irish Setter Dad. - P.J. O'Rourke

Statistics have shown that mortality increases perceptibly in the military during wartime. - Alphonse Allais

When my friends and I played cowboys and Indians, I was always the Chinese railroad worker. - Robin Williams

Samson, he takes the jawbone out of the grass and he kills the whole army of the Phillipines. - Archie Bunker

Like a bull into a china closet. Like in that picture, "The Prince and The Porpoise." - Archie Bunker

It used to be that when all else failed, a guy went into the army; now he becomes a consultant. - Blackie Sherrod

I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep. I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion. - Alexander the Great

I didn't know that painters and writers retired. They're like soldiers – they just fade away. - Lawrence Ferlinghetti

I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its stupidity. - Dwight D Eisenhower

I had a meal last night. I ordered everything in French - surprised everybody, it was a Chinese restaurant. - Tommy Cooper

My big focus is China and OPEC and all of these countries that are just absolutely destroying the United States. - Donald Trump

Just because I have rice on my clothes doesn't mean I've been to a wedding. A Chinese man threw up on me. - Phyllis Diller

There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest. - Elie Wiesel

Maybe the answer to Selective Service is to start everyone off in the army and draft them for civilian life as needed. - Bill Vaughan

It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts. - Robert H. Schuller

When was the last time anybody saw us beating, let's say, China in a trade deal? They kill us. I beat China all the time. - Donald Trump

Living in China has made me appreciate my own country, with its tiny, ethnically diverse population of unassuming donut-eaters. - Jan Wong

She's so fat she's my two best friends. She wears stretch caftans. She's got more chins than the Chinese telephone directory. - Joan Rivers


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