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Quotation by Anna Quindlen
Some of us were ambivalent, but we don't do ambivalence well in America. We do courage of our convictions. We do might makes right. Ambivalence is French. Certainty is American.
Anna Quindlen (b. 1952), U.S. journalist, columnist, author. (February 24, 1991). Thinking Out Loud, p. 177, Random House (1993).
On anti-war sentiment during the Vietnam and Persian Gulf wars.
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