Friday, July 22, 2005

Political Quotes

"Terrorism is the war of the poor and
War is the terrorism of the rich."
- Peter Ustinov

"Yeah, and if you get kicked out of that school...
you’re going straight in the army,
where you’ll be sent straight to America’s latest military quagmire.
Where will it be? North Korea? Iran?
Anything’s possible with Commander Cuckoo-Bananas in charge!"
- Homer Simpson

"If ye love wealth better than liberty,
the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom,
go home from us in peace.
We ask not your counsels or arms.
Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you.
May your chains set lightly upon you,
and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen."
- Samuel Adams, speech at the Philadelphia State House, August 1, 1776

"As democracy is perfected, the office represents,
more and more closely, the inner soul of the people...
On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land
will reach their heart's desire at last, and the White House
will be adorned by a downright moron."

- H.L. Mencken

"Other than telling us how to live, think, marry, pray,
vote, invest, educate our children and, now, die,
I think the Republicans have done a fine job
of getting government out of our personal lives."

- Sunday Portland Oregonian

"Ironic isn't it Smithers?
This anonymous clan of slack-jawed troglodytes cost me the election,
and yet, if I were to have them killed, I would be the one to go to jail!
That's democracy for you..."
- Mr. Burns

"The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not
a President and senators and congressmen and government officials,
but the voters of this country."

- Franklin D. Roosevelt

"A society of sheep will, in time, create a government of wolves."

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