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The clip self respect and survival from Slaughterhouse-Five (1972)
where'd you get all this ?
red cross. Clerical error.
They've been sending us 500 Parcels a month instead of 50.
Three years now. We've Got rather a lot, actually.
Shouldn't you tell 'em ?
Shouldn't you Give it back ?
Oh, yank. You haven't been In the fight very long, Have you ?
Come along. I keep forgetting Wars have always been fought By children.
Where did you Get this absurd garment ? They gave it to me.
Who ? The Germans.
They didn't give you a coat, Yank, they gave you an insult. Hey, son. Over here.
Do you understand What I?m saying ?
Jerry tried To humiliate you.
Now you must wear that coat As if you were proud of it. Teach him a lesson.
It's terribly important That you understand that.
It's been almost four years Since I was taken prisoner. True, most of us here.
We haven't seen a woman Or a child in all of that time. Think about that for a minute.
Want to know How we survived ?
Well, I?ll tell you.
The day that I was captured,
I made a promise to myself:
Each day I would Brush my teeth, shave my beard,
Wash my hands and face Before each meal, evacuate My bowels with regularity.
And do you know why ?
Because the war consists of Continual petty humiliations.
And I for one was going To treat myself with a good deal Of self-respect and survive.
Do you think You can do it ?