An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





I thought it was a wonderfully conceptual act actually, to fire a replica pistol at a figurehead -- the guy could have been working for Andy Warhol!


J. G. Ballard (1930-, British author)


Assassination has never changed the history of the world.


Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881, British statesman, Prime Minister)


Assassination is the prerequisite of princes.


European Court Cliche


The figure of the gunman in the window was inextricable from the victim and his history. This sustained Oswald in his cell. It gave him what he needed to live. The more time he spent in a cell, the stronger he would get. Everybody knew who he was now.


Don Delillo (1926-, American author)


A desperate disease requires a dangerous remedy.


Guy Fawkes


You never know what's hit you. A gunshot is the perfect way.


John F. Kennedy (1917-1963, American President (35th))


Honey, I forgot to duck.


Ronald Reagan (1911-2004, American President (40th))


Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.


George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950, Irish-born British dramatist)


If you wish to make a man look noble, your best course is to kill him. What superiority he may have inherited from his race, what superiority nature may have personally gifted him with, comes out in death.


Alexander Smith (1830-1867, Scottish poet, author)


A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few individuals, with the blessing of more, and amid the passive acquiescence of all.


Publius Cornelius Tacitus (55-117, Roman historian)


Before I was shot, I always thought that I was more half-there than all-there -- I always suspected that I was watching TV instead of living life. Right when I was being shot and ever since, I knew that I was watching television.


Andy Warhol (1930-, American artist, filmmaker)


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