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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Politics is an inexact science. - Otto von Bismarck

Politics have no relation to morals. - Niccolo Machiavelli

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

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

Every country has the government it deserves. - Joseph de Maistre

A government of law is a government of lawyers. - Saying

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

The secret of politics? Make a good treaty with Russia. - Otto von Bismarck

Self-government won't work without self-discipline. - Paul Harvey

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

A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves. - Bertrand de Jouvenel

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

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

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

Politics is a profession where the paths of glory lead but to the gravy. - Billy Boy Franklin

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

American Politics: A form of socialism for the rich, including the politicians. - Gregory Nunn

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

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

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

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

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

Everyone wants to eat at the government's table, but nobody wants to do the dishes. - Werner Finck

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

Politics is for people who have a passion for changing life but lack a passion for living it. - Tom Robbins

A little government and a little luck are necessary in life, but only a fool trusts either of them. - P.J. O'Rourke

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

Animals are like little children a bit. They're simple. They don't have politics driving them. - Annabelle Sabloff

Politics: Poli, a Latin word meaning "many"; and tics, meaning "bloodsucking creatures." - Robin Williams

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

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

Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to control men's minds. - Thurgood Marshall

Only government can take perfectly good paper, cover it with perfectly good ink and make the combination worthless. - Milton Friedman

Frankly, I'd like to see the government get out of war altogether and leave the whole field to private industry. - Joseph Heller

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

Very few of these panic-mongers have any personal knowledge of the countries that are already under blackshirt government. - Lord Rothermere

One lesson you better learn if you want to be in politics is that you never go out on a golf course and beat the President. - Lyndon B. Johnson

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

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


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