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

There is no gambling like politics. - Benjamin Disraeli

Man is by nature a political animal. - Aristotle

The gun is not out of Irish politics. - Ian Paisley

In politics an absurdity is not a handicap. - Napoleon Bonaparte

Man is not free unless government is limited. - Ronald Reagan

I never saw anything funnier than Texas politics. - Molly Ivins

Turn on to politics, or politics will turn on you. - Ralph Nader

Obama does not like the issue of where he was born. - Donald Trump

The problem with political jokes is they get elected. - Henry Cate, VII

Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory. - John Kenneth Galbraith

I don't go around signin' no political documentaries. - Archie Bunker

A government is the only known vessel that leaks from the top. - James Reston

An honest man in politics shines more than he would elsewhere. - Mark Twain

We have the best government in the world... that money can buy. - Mark Twain

Every woman dreams of her own political career and her own place in life. - Raisa M. Gorbachev

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

In politics, madame, you need two things: friends, but above all an enemy. - Brian Mulroney

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

Politics is the art of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable. - John Kenneth Galbraith

Government can't give us anything without depriving us of something else. - Henry Hazlitt

No science is immune to the infection of politics and the corruption of power. - Jacob Bronowski

Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated. - Will Rogers

Personally, I'm against political jokes. Too often they get elected to office. - Henny Youngman

I love Canada. I am from Canada. I will bash the Canadian government but never Canada. - Jason Priestley

Patriotism is supporting your country all the time and your government when it deserves it. - Mark Twain

It's our experience that political leaders don't always mean the opposite of what they say. - Abba Eban

If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand. - Milton Friedman

The business of government is to keep the government out of business - that is, unless business needs government aid. - Will Rogers

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

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

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

The Obama representatives like Robert Gibbs attack people viciously, but people like me will not be silent and will answer them back. - Donald Trump

When one may pay out over two million dollars to presidential and Congressional campaigns, the U.S. government is virtually up for sale. - John W. Gardner

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

Any man who thinks he can be happy and prosperous by letting the Government take care of him, better take a closer look at the American Indian. - Henry Ford

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

Ever occur to you why some of us can be this much concerned with animals suffering? Because government is not. Why not? Animals don't vote. - Paul Harvey

Our ancestors believed in magic, prayers, trickery, browbeating and bullying. I think it would be fair to sum that up as 'Irish politics'. - Flann O'Brien


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