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Quotes from Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot

Bill O'Reilly ·  325 pages

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“Most people live their lives as if the end were always years away. They measure their days in love, laughter, accomplishment, and loss. There are moments of sunshine and storm. There are schedules, phone calls, careers, anxieties, joys, exotic trips, favorite foods, romance, shame, and hunger. A person can be defined by clothing, the smell of his breath, the way she combs her hair, the shape of his torso, or even the company she keeps.
All over the world, children love their parents and yearn for love in return. They revel in the touch of parental hands on their faces. And even on the worst of days, each person has dreams about the future-dreams that sometimes come true.
Such is life.
Yet life can end in less time than it takes to draw one breath.”
― Bill O'Reilly, quote from Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot


“Don’t let it be forgot, that once there was a spot, for one brief shining moment, that was known as Camelot.”
― Bill O'Reilly, quote from Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot


“We thought you would not die—we were sure you would not go; And leave us in our utmost need to Cromwell’s cruel blow— Sheep without a shepherd when the snow shuts out the sky— Oh, why did you leave us, Eoghan? Why did you die?”
― Bill O'Reilly, quote from Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot


“Most people live their lives as if the end were always years away. They measure their days in love, laughter, accomplishment, and loss. There are moments of sunshine and storm. Yet life can end in less time than it takes to draw one breath.”
― Bill O'Reilly, quote from Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot


“Our goal is not the victory of might, but the vindication of right. Not peace at the expense of freedom, but both peace and freedom—here in this hemisphere and, we hope, around the world. God willing, that goal will be achieved.”
― Bill O'Reilly, quote from Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot


“I’m gonna make race the basis of politics in this state, and I’m gonna make it the basis of politics in this country.” Later, at his inaugural, he proclaimed, “I have stood where once Jefferson Davis stood, and took an oath to my people. It is very appropriate then that from this cradle of the Confederacy, this very heart of the great Anglo-Saxon Southland, that today we sound the drum for freedom … Let us rise to the call of freedom-loving blood that is in us … In the name of the greatest people that have ever trod this earth, I draw the line in the dust and toss the gauntlet before the feet of tyranny. And I say, segregation today! Segregation tomorrow! Segregation forever!”
― Bill O'Reilly, quote from Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot


“The crisis isn’t over. The prospect of nuclear war has never been greater. The United States is so close to invading Cuba that one bad joke in the nonstop series of ExComm meetings is that Bobby Kennedy will soon be mayor of Havana.”
― Bill O'Reilly, quote from Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot


“All free men, wherever they live, are citizens of Berlin,” said the president. “And therefore, as a free man, I take pride in the words, ‘Ich bin ein Berliner.”
― Bill O'Reilly, quote from Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot


“But not in Mississippi. Though police”
― Bill O'Reilly, quote from Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot


“I can be smart when it’s important,” she replies, “but most men don’t like it.”
― Bill O'Reilly, quote from Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot


“made to the American people. He”
― Bill O'Reilly, quote from Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot


“infidelity is as common as sunrise.”
― Bill O'Reilly, quote from Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot


“Ask not what your country can do for you,” he commands, his voice rising to deliver the defining sentence, “but what you can do for your country.”
― Bill O'Reilly, quote from Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot


“If you have not lost your self-control, and sensibly conceive what this might lead to, then, Mr. President, we and you ought not to pull on the ends of the rope in which you have tied the knot of war, because the more the two of us pull, the tighter the knot will be tied. And a moment may come when that knot will be tied so tight that even he who tied it will not have the strength to untie it, and then it will be necessary to cut that knot.”
― Bill O'Reilly, quote from Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot


“I’m [having sex] for God. I’m not a negro tonight!”
― Bill O'Reilly, quote from Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot


“either live happily ever after—or murder the president of the United States.”
― Bill O'Reilly, quote from Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot


“John upon their return from a trip. “The”
― Bill O'Reilly, quote from Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot


“Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Reverend King is as intense and enigmatic as President Kennedy. He is a man of deep religious values who also sleeps with women outside his marriage. His”
― Bill O'Reilly, quote from Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot


“of character for John Kennedy, a man”
― Bill O'Reilly, quote from Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot


“Our past is our key to our future,”
― Bill O'Reilly, quote from Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot


“The end of the world is no time to keep the American people uninformed.”
― Bill O'Reilly, quote from Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot


“It’s almost comical that a man plotting a murder takes the bus to and from target practice,”
― Bill O'Reilly, quote from Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot


“The 1930s taught us a clear lesson: Aggressive conduct, if allowed to grow unchecked and unchallenged, ultimately leads to war. This nation is opposed to war. We are also true to our word. Our unswerving objective, therefore, must be to prevent the use of these missiles against this or any other country and to secure their withdrawal or elimination from the Western Hemisphere.”
― Bill O'Reilly, quote from Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot


“In Moscow, Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev, fearing that Kennedy’s popularity would lead to an erosion of support in East Berlin, quickly flew to that divided city to reassert his nation’s claims. He and Kennedy did not meet. In fact, crowds a fraction of the size that greeted Kennedy even noticed that Khrushchev was in town, underscoring JFK’s amazing popularity and sending a clear message that Khrushchev’s power was on the wane.”
― Bill O'Reilly, quote from Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot


“It is a substantial meal: orange juice, bacon, toast slathered in marmalade, two soft-boiled eggs, and coffee with cream.”
― Bill O'Reilly, quote from Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot


“Most people live their lives as if the end were always years away. They measure their days in love, laughter, accomplishment, and loss. There are moments of sunshine and storm. There are schedules, phone calls, careers, anxieties, joys, exotic trips, favorite foods, romance, shame, and hunger. A person can be defined by clothing, the smell of his breath, the way she combs her hair, the shape of his torso, or even the company she keeps.”
― Bill O'Reilly, quote from Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot


“that the decision to use force should not be determined by men whose careers depend upon its use.”
― Bill O'Reilly, quote from Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot


“he needed to have sex at least once a day or he would suffer awful headaches.”
― Bill O'Reilly, quote from Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot


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Bill O'Reilly
Born place: in Manhasset, New York, The United States
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