quote by Barbara Olson

Al Gore seems to have found a great political ploy: Picking up whatever issue he is most vulnerable on and championing the cause. Perhaps he will start to champion perjury statutes and obstruction of justice.

— Barbara Olson

Unbelievable Perjury quotations

No one is above the law, not even the president.

I believe perjury does meet at least the definition of high misdemeanor.


It is not possible to found a lasting power upon injustice, perjury, and treachery.

OATH, n. In law, a solemn appeal to the Deity, made binding upon the conscience by a penalty for perjury.

Jupiter from on high smiles at the perjuries of lovers.

It depends upon what the meaning of the word 'is' is.


And hast thou sworn on every slight pretence, Till perjuries are common as bad pence, While thousands, careless of the damning sin, Kiss the book's outside, who ne'er look'd within?

I loved thee beautiful and kind, And plighted an eternal vow;

So altered are thy face and mind, t'were perjury to love thee now!

Those who are capable of tyranny are capable of perjury to sustain it.

The Constitution enjoins an oath upon all the officers of the United States.

This is a direct appeal to that God Who is the avenger of perjury. Such an appeal to Him is a full acknowledgement of His being and providence.

He who has once deviated from the truth, usually commits perjury with as little scruple as he would tell a lie.


Science is unflinchingly deterministic, and it has begun to force its determinism into morals. On some shining tomorrow a psychoanalyst may be put into the box to prove that perjury is simply a compulsion neurosis, like beating time with the foot at a concert or counting the lampposts along the highway.

I have never seen a major trial which lacked significant perjury, and I have yet to see that perjury punished.

Giants in Their promises, but those obtained, weak pigmies In their performance.

'Liar' is just as ugly a word as 'thief,' because it implies the presence of just as ugly a sin in one case as in the other. If a man lies under oath or procures the lie of another under oath, if he perjures himself or suborns perjury, he is guilty under the statute law.

Don't fear to pledge. By winds the perjuries of love Are blown, null and void, across the land and farthest seas.


What lawsuits grow out of the graves of rich men, every day;

sowing perjury, hatred, and lies among near kindred, where there should be nothing but love!

Fool, not to know that love endures no tie, And Jove but laughs at lovers' perjury.

I am concerned about a president [Bill Clinton] under oath, being alleged to have committed perjury. I hope that he can rebut that and prove that did not happen.

The jury system puts a ban upon intelligence and honesty and a premium upon ignorance, stupidity and perjury.

We better know there is a fire whence we see much smoke rising than we could know it by one or two witnesses swearing to it. The witnesses may commit perjury, but the smoke cannot.


Even someone as lowly as an assistant U.

S. attorney has to undergo a background check, and you're asked a series of very invasive questions, and you're expected to tell the truth and they're under penalty of perjury. And you're asked those questions so you can't be blackmailed or extorted.

If you commit perjury in a so-called first-degree murder case, and you're caught red-handed for the entire world to see, and you get only a $200 fine, what kind of message does that send about lying in our courts?

More than half of all people filing income tax forms use someone else to prepare the forms for them. Then they have to sign under penalty of perjury that these forms are correct. But if they were competent to determine that, why would they have to pay someone else to do their taxes for them in the first place?

I have not seen anyone assume that all the citizens of New York are guilty of murder, violence, robbery, perjury, or writing proprietary software.

Whoever considers the number of absurd and ridiculous oaths necessary to be taken at present in most countries, on being admitted into any society or profession whatever, will be less surprised to find prevarication still prevailing, where perjury has led the way.


It is not possible to found a lasting power upon injustice, perjury, and treachery. These may, perhaps, succeed for once, and borrow for awhile, from hope, a gay and flourishing appearance. But time betrays their weakness, and they fall into ruin of themselves. For, as in structures of every kind, the lower parts should have the greatest firmness--so the grounds and principles of actions should be just and true.

I am of this mind, that might and malice, deceit and treachery perjury and impiety may lawfully be committed in love; which is lawless.

I am a writer, a professional journalist with serious credentials in Crime, Craziness, and Politics. I have mingled with dangerous criminals and attended many trials . . . from Hell's Angels, Black Panthers and Chicano street fighters to Roxanne Pulitzer and even Richard Nixon, back in the good old days before he was run out of the White House for fraud, perjury, graft, and criminal negligence.

Any perjury case is a tough case. You just don't go on 'he said-she said.' You have to find corroborating evidence.

I'm demanding to be prosecuted. I'm begging to be prosecuted for perjury.


It would seem, therefore, that this constitutional safeguard may no longer serve its original purpose, especially when, as we learned last year, some acts of perjury may now be acceptable - in this world, at least, if not the next.

So many people, so many amateurs like Donald Trump believe that "I don`t recall" is an absolutely fail-safe position and you can`t get caught in perjury.

When anybody and everybody registers to vote, they do so under the penalty of perjury. They're signing a contract that they are 18 years of age or older and they're citizens of the United States.

When anybody and everybody registers to vote, they do so under the penalty of perjury.