"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."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Oliver North on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."Oliver North on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Oliver North on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."Oliver North on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Oliver North on Thomas Jefferson
"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'm trusting in the Lord and a good lawyer."
"When you're told to go brief a United States senator on a covert operation, you go do it. And you trust the information isn't going to leak."
"I came here to tell you the truth, the good, the bad and the ugly."