Assassination Quotes

Assassination is not argument.

Emilio Castelar y Ripoli

Character assassination is at once easier and surer than physical assault; and it involves far less risk for the assassin. It leaves him free to commit the same deed over and over again, and may, indeed, win him the honors of a hero in the country of his victims.

Alan Barth

The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment

Robert M. Hutchins

As a human being, Bin Laden may have deserved compassion and even forgiveness, the Dalai Lama said in answer to a question about the assassination of the Al Qaeda leader. But, he said, "Forgiveness doesn't mean forget what happened. If something is serious and it is necessary to take counter-measures, you have to take counter-measures.

Mitchell Landsberg

Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.

George Bernard Shaw

Assassination is the perquisite of princes.

European Court Cliche

In Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Canada has at last produced a political leader worthy of assassination.

Irving Layton

Assassination: the extreme form of censorship.

George Bernard Shaw

Assassination makes only martyrs, not converts.

Alphonse de Lamartine

The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment

Robert Maynard Hutchins

Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.

Adolf Hitler

The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.

Voltaire

Assassination has never changed the history of the world.

Benjamin Disraeli

The American Dream has run out of gas. The car has stopped. It no longer supplies the world with its images, its dreams, its fantasies. No more. It's over. It supplies the world with its nightmares now: the Kennedy assassination, Watergate, Vietnam.

James Graham Ballard

Our Constitution, by its separation of powers and its system of checks and balances, acts as a restraint upon efficiency by denying exclusive power to any branch of government. The logic of governmental efficiency, unchecked, runs straight on, not only to dictatorship, but also to torture, assassination, and other abominations.

Wendell Berry

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