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Honey, I forgot to duck. Ronald Reagan

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

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

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

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

Assassination has never changed the history of the world. Benjamin Disraeli

A desperate disease requires a dangerous remedy. Guy Fawkes

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

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

To people who remember JFK's assassination, JFK Jr. will probably always be that boy saluting his father's coffin. Michael Beschloss

In Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Canada has at last produced a political leader worthy of assassination. Irving Layton

An ideal form of government is democracy tempered with assassination. Voltaire

The ideal form of government is democracy tempered with assassination. Voltaire

The American Dream has run out of gas. The car has stopped. It no longer supplies the world with its images, its dreams, its fantasies. No more. It's over. It supplies the world with its nightmares now: the Kennedy assassination, Watergate, Vietnam. J. G. Ballard

Those who want the Government to regulate matters of the mind and spirit are like men who are so afraid of being murdered that they commit suicide to avoid assassination. Harry S. Truman


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