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Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.
George Bernard Shaw
An ideal form of government is democracy tempered with assassination.
The ideal form of government is democracy tempered with assassination.
The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.
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
Those who want the Government to regulate matters of the mind and spirit are like men who are so afraid of being murdered that they commit suicide to avoid assassination.
Harry S. Truman
Assassination has never changed the history of the world.
Days will prove that the assassination policy will not finish the Hamas. Hamas leaders wish to be martyrs and are not scared of death. Jihad will continue and the resistance will continue until we have victory, or we will be martyrs.
I think that the implication of King's assassination has not been fully appreciated.
Henry Louis Gates
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.
J. G. Ballard
We can't answer King's assassination with violence. That would be the worst tribute we could pay him.
Sammy Davis, Jr.
Obama does not need to worry as much as past Democratic presidents about being labeled soft on national security - not after giving the order that led to the assassination of Osama bin Laden. No, his biggest concern is being labeled tone deaf on joblessness and debt.
Every two years the American politics industry fills the airwaves with the most virulent, scurrilous, wall-to-wall character assassination of nearly every political practitioner in the country - and then declares itself puzzled that America has lost trust in its politicians.
The subject matter is very tricky. It's about the Munich massacre and what Mossad did afterwards with the assassination squads. I think it's a turning point in history, especially for the Palestinians.
A skillful playwright might have a good time with the story of the assassination of President William McKinley, and especially with the three most flamboyant political figures involved: Mark Hanna, Theodore Roosevelt, and Emma Goldman.
The first thing that I really understood politically and was old enough to get was the failed assassination attempt on Reagan.
People say you favor assassination, what do you think war is? Except that it's assassination on a much larger scale, a much more horrific scale.
It would certainly be interesting to know what the CIA knew about Oswald six weeks before the assassination, but the contents of this particular message never reached the Warren Commission and remain a complete mystery.
True enough, Osama bin Laden is dead and other al-Qaeda leaders have joined him. But, the assassination of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans in Benghazi is a brutal reminder that radical Islamic terror groups have not disappeared and certainly are not dormant.
I was never named in the early years as having anything to do with the assassination of Malcolm.
Human rights are not only violated by terrorism, repression or assassination, but also by unfair economic structures that creates huge inequalities.
Consider well this fact: As long as the German people does not arise and use force directed by its own will, the assassination of the people will continue.
I'm trying to finish my book on the Kennedy assassination.
I lost two of the greatest men I've ever known to assassination - and a son to suicide.
Jackie Kennedy was magnificent in the days and weeks immediately following her husband's assassination. She was especially wonderful to me.
The true mystery of the JFK assassination isn't 'How could the bullet go through two people with only slight damage?' but 'Why did the third bullet explode?'
Yes, I think it's really important to acknowledge that Dr. King, precisely at the moment of his assassination, was re-conceptualizing the civil rights movement and moving toward a sort of coalitional relationship with the trade union movement.
We pledge to fight the dark forces high in the counsels of the Republican Party which have made political capital out of the techniques of character assassination by innuendo.
It must be remembered that the Bush White House has a separate talent for character assassination that must not be confused with a talent for governance.
To those who don't want the truth about Kennedy's assassination to become known, the very repetition of a charge lends it a certain credibility, since people have a tendency to believe that where there's smoke, there's fire.
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