In Lieu Of Flowers

His last wish - for what it’s unworth



Last request of Donald Charles Unsworth

Published in the Rome (GA) News Tribune

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Good government is good politics. - Richard J. Daley

Politics makes strange red-fellows. - Will Rogers

Intelligence has nothing to do with politics. - Londo Molari

All government, of course, is against liberty. - H L Mencken

The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun. - R Buckminster Fuller

Poetry is about the grief. Politics is about the grievance. - Robert Frost

Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party. - Herbert Hoover

Politics is for the present, but an equation is for eternity. - Albert Einstein

I believe that truth is the glue that holds government together. - Gerald R. Ford

It's a terrible shame that politics has become show business. - Sydney Pollack

I wish the government would put a tax on pianos for the incompetent. - Edith Sitwell

Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed. - Mao Zedong

Politics is the chloroform of the Irish people, or, rather the hashish. - Oliver St. John Gogarty

I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts. - Will Rogers

Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for. - Will Rogers

Government of the people, by the people, and for the pursuit of happiness. - Archie Bunker

Freedom of opinion can only exist when the government thinks itself secure. - Bertrand Russell

The flood of money that gushes into politics today is a pollution of democracy. - Theodore White

My sheer existence is like a political act to a lot of people. It's not to me. - Grimes

Idealism is the noble toga that political gentlemen drape over their will to power. - Aldous Huxley

Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business. - Tom Robbins

Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys. - P.J. O'Rourke

In politics, if you want anything said, ask a man; if you want anything done, ask a woman. - Margaret Thatcher

He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career. - George Bernard Shaw

I think it's an absolute disaster that Australia, the government, allowed kangaroo culling. - Steve Irwin

The single most exciting thing you encounter in government is competence, because it's so rare. - Daniel P Moynihan

A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have. - Thomas Jefferson

Why pay money to have your family tree traced; go into politics and your opponents will do it for you. - Unknown

Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable. - John Kenneth Galbraith

Idealism is like a castle in the air if it is not based on a solid foundation of social and political realism. - Claude McKay

Politics is the only business where doing nothing other than making the other guy look bad is an acceptable outcome. - Mark Warner

What is politics but persuading the public to vote for this and support that and endure these for the promise of those? - Gilbert Highet

When it comes to politics, I sit down on a sofa and grab some popcorn - or sometimes I crouch down in order not to get shot. - Sergey Galitsky

Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage. - Ambrose Bierce

The nine most terrifying words in the English language are,
"I'm from the government and I'm here to help." - Ronald Reagan

In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other. - Voltaire

Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other. - Oscar Ameringer

If Obama resigns from office NOW, thereby doing a great service to the country, I will give him free lifetime golf at any one of my courses. - Donald Trump

When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my country. I make up for lost time when I am at home. - Winston Churchill

I have respect for Senator McCain. I used to like him a lot. I supported him. I raised a lot of money for his campaign against President Obama. - Donald Trump


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19-Aug-2018