Advance, Retreat, Die…

“Follow me if I advance! Kill me if I retreat! Revenge me if I die!”

Ngo Dinh Diem on becoming president of Vietnam (1901 to 1963) (1954, from The Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations)

Ngo Dinh Diem was a Vietnamese political leader who served as president, with dictatorial powers, of what was then South Vietnam, from 1955 until his assassination.


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