Assassination Quotes

I thought it was a wonderfully conceptual act actually, to fire a replica pistol at a figurehead -- the guy could have been working for Andy Warhol! - Ballard, J. G.

Assassination is the perquisite of princes. - Cliche, European Court

The figure of the gunman in the window was inextricable from the victim and his history. This sustained Oswald in his cell. It gave him what he needed to live. The more time he spent in a cell, the stronger he would get. Everybody knew who he was now. - Delillo, Don

Assassination has never changed the history of the world. - Disraeli, Benjamin

A desperate disease requires a dangerous remedy. - Fawkes, Guy

My heart burnt within me with indignation and grief; we could think of nothing else. All night long we had only snatches of sleep, waking up perpetually to the sense of a great shock and grief. Every one is feeling the same. I never knew so universal a feeling. - Gaskell, Elizabeth

You never know what's hit you. A gunshot is the perfect way. - Kennedy, John F.

Honey, I forgot to duck. - Reagan, Ronald

Assassination is the extreme form of censorship. - Shaw, George Bernard

If you wish to make a man look noble, your best course is to kill him. What superiority he may have inherited from his race, what superiority nature may have personally gifted him with, comes out in death. - Smith, Alexander

A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few individuals, with the blessing of more, and amid the passive acquiescence of all. - Tacitus, Publius Cornelius

Before I was shot, I always thought that I was more half-there than all-there -- I always suspected that I was watching TV instead of living life. Right when I was being shot and ever since, I knew that I was watching television. - Warhol, Andy

Assassination is the extreme form of censorship. - George Bernard Shaw

I cannot be indifferent to the assassination of a member of my profession, We should be obliged to shut up business if we, the Kings, were to consider the assassination of Kings as of no consequence at all. - Edward VII

In Pierre Elliot Trudeau, Canada has at last produced a political leader worthy of assassination. - Irving Layton

Assassination has never changed the history of the world. - Benjamin Disraeli