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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All politics is applesauce. - Will Rogers

Man is by nature a political animal. - Aristotle

In politics nothing is contemptible. - Benjamin Disraeli

Everybody knows politics is a contact sport. - Barrack Obama

From politics, it was an easy step to silence. - Jane Austen

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

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

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

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

There can be no wise politics without thought beforehand. - Annie Besant

Government always finds a need for whatever money it gets. - Ronald Reagan

You can't get rich in politics unless you're a crook. - Harry S Truman

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

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

The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world. - Reinhold Niebuhr

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

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

To lodge all power in one party and keep it there is to insure bad government. - Mark Twain

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

A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul. - George Bernard Shaw

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

My brother Bob doesn't want to be in government - he promised Dad he'd go straight. - John F Kennedy

My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government. - Thomas Jefferson

Ronald Reagan knew who he was. Barack Obama is still working through that equation politically. - Joe Scarborough

Government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else. - Frederic Bastiat

One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors. - Plato

The only security men can have for their political liberty, consists in keeping their money in their own pockets. - Lysander Spooner

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

Canada's political parties spend a few years in opposition and then govern as if it's permanent payback time. - Bob Rae

I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion. The whole secret of government lies in knowing when to be the one or the other. - Napoleon Bonaparte

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

Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies. - Groucho Marx

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

A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life. - John Stuart Mill

Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life itself, power and glory, or happiness. - Aristotle

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 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

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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