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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Man is by nature a political animal. - Aristotle

Politics is the art of the possible. - Otto von Bismarck

In politics the middle way is none at all. - John Adams

Intelligence has nothing to do with politics. - Londo Molari

Politics is just show business for ugly people. - Jay Leno

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

Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business. - Winston Churchill

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

Government is an endless pursuit of new ways to tax. - Unknown

The art of government is the organization of idolatry. - George Bernard Shaw

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

We live in a world in which politics has replaced philosophy. - Martin L. Gross

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

World War II was the last government program that really worked. - George Will

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

The most important political office is that of the private citizen. - Louis D. Brandeis

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

University politics are vicious precisely because the stakes are so small. - Henry Kissinger

The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop. - P.J. O'Rourke

I do have a political agenda. It's to have as few regulations as possible. - Dan Quayle

A filmmaker we almost lost to politics... my friend and colleague, Warren Beatty. - Jack Nicholson

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

Either the government will be given to us or we shall seize it by marching on Rome. - Benito Mussolini

Ideas are great arrows, but there has to be a bow. And politics is the bow of idealism. - Bill Moyers

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

I believe there is something out there watching us. Unfortunately, it's the government. - Woody Allen

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

There's no trick to being a humorist when you have the whole government working for you. - Will Rogers

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

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

Politics, for years, or all too long, has been concerned with right or left instead of right or wrong. - Richard Armour

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

In politics it is necessary either to betray one's country or the electorate. I prefer to betray the electorate. - Charles de Gaulle

Even a race to Obama, she was gonna beat Obama. I don't know who would be worse, I don't know, how could it be worse? - Donald Trump

The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is to live under the government of worse men. - Plato

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

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

I once said to my father, when I was a boy, 'Dad we need a third political party.' He said to me, 'I'll settle for a second.' - Ralph Nader


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Alien Smuggling

The Three Stooges In And Out Of Character

Teamwork

Sorry

Dunking Straw

Vatican Chess

Boot Camp

Hold On, Let Me Catch The Ball

Big Hands Baby

Fire Truck Sinkhole

Cyclist Mailbox

Tearable Puns

Penmanship

Tree Removal

I Sea Drums

Statue of Libertea

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Burrito

Cow Photobomb

Commas Save Lives

Never Give Up
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23-Aug-2019