We have collected the best Assassination Quotes by famous authors including Russell Baker, Karl Liebknecht, Pierre Salinger, Tom Shales, Louis Stokes and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
A skillful playwright might have a good time with the story of the assassination of President William McKinley, and especially with the three most flamboyant political figures involved: Mark Hanna, Theodore Roosevelt, and Emma Goldman.
Consider well this fact: As long as the German people does not arise and use force directed by its own will, the assassination of the people will continue.
Jackie Kennedy was magnificent in the days and weeks immediately following her husband’s assassination. She was especially wonderful to me.
Maybe Larry Kings cannot thrive or even survive in a world where the norms for discourse are rage, vehemence and character assassination. King wanted to be liked, not feared; admired, not loathed.
Our findings with reference to organized crime was that organized crime as an entity didn’t participate in the assassination of the president. However, we were unable to preclude the possibility of individual members of organized crime having participated.
Firstly, we have personnel records of persons we hired, persons we fired, reasons we fired them and so forth. These records have nothing to do with the assassination of the president and, therefore, ought to remain in the files.
A lot of the major players in the 1960s were the same as the 1940s and 1950s – Hitchen’s ‘Sleep with Slander.’ Armstong’s ‘Lemon in the Basket,’ which is a fusion of the political assassination thriller and a family drama. And Hughes’s ‘The Expendable Man.’
In all, we investigated, I think, close to 50 rumors about offers to kill Dr. King around the country. But we found no evidence to support rumors of FBI involvement in the assassination.
Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.
Whether you like Kanye or not, there has been a character assassination against this guy. You don’t have to agree with everything he says, but you do have to defend his right to say it.
Like the assassination of JFK, everybody alive then can remember where they were that Doomsday Week of the Cuban Missile Crisis in October 1962. That Saturday, 27 October, was, and remains, the closest the world has come to nuclear holocaust – the blackest day of a horrendous week.
Yes, I think it’s really important to acknowledge that Dr. King, precisely at the moment of his assassination, was re-conceptualizing the civil rights movement and moving toward a sort of coalitional relationship with the trade union movement.
When we were subjected to a vicious character assassination campaign orchestrated by senior White House officials and championed by their allies in the right-wing echo chamber, Hillary reached out to us. Her counsel during that tumultuous period was as timely as it was wise.
Assassination has never changed the history of the world.
There was a man who was an associate of jimmy Hoffa, who testified against Hoffa in his trial down in Tennessee. We had information from him that he and Hoffa did, in fact, discuss the planning of an assassination conspiracy against Bobby Kennedy.
To people who remember JFK’s assassination, JFK Jr. will probably always be that boy saluting his father’s coffin.
Since we all know that death is inevitable, I don’t really see the difference between dying now and dying a decade later. So if I’m threatened with assassination, I welcome it!
It must be remembered that the Bush White House has a separate talent for character assassination that must not be confused with a talent for governance.
The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment.
Robert M. Hutchins
‘The Assassination of Jesse James’ remains one of my favorite films that I’ve done. You know, it’s still labeled a loser.
Letters have been found with my name on assassination lists.
The first thing that I really understood politically and was old enough to get was the failed assassination attempt on Reagan.
Kennedy had already, in 1962, lowered investment taxes on business. And after his tragic assassination, his broader tax proposals were passed into law in early 1964. And they worked. The U.S. economy grew by roughly 5 percent yearly for nearly eight years.
In Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Canada has at last produced a political leader worthy of assassination.
You’re not a baby boomer if you don’t have a visceral recollection of a Kennedy and a King assassination, a Beatles breakup, a U.S. defeat in Vietnam, and a Watergate.
P. J. O’Rourke
The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination.
So much of the deep lingering sadness over President Kennedy’s assassination is about the unfinished promise: unspoken speeches, unfulfilled hopes, the wondering about what might have been.
Marian Wright Edelman
The reason I wrote ‘Hit List’ is the 50 mysterious deaths of witnesses to the JFK assassination. We’re talking about CIA agents, FBI agents, reporters, people who had foreknowledge, or people who spoke too much afterward.
To those who don’t want the truth about Kennedy’s assassination to become known, the very repetition of a charge lends it a certain credibility, since people have a tendency to believe that where there’s smoke, there’s fire.
When you look at something that’s so extraordinary, like a man who is traveling back in time to prevent JFK’s assassination, for me, as an actor, you’re still trying to seed it in some sort of reality.