Democracy Takes Time. Dictatorship Is Quicker, But Too Many People Get Shot.
Democracy takes time. Dictatorship is quicker, but too many people get shot.
-- From the excellent Channel 4 production,
"A Very British Coup"
The Americans want blood; but that of course is their style.
They watch too many Westerns in their formative years....
How many British navy Officers -- does it take to change a light bulb?
Only one, but it takes him seven weeks to get there....
Democracy, n: In which you say what you like and do what you're told.
-- Gerald Barry The difference between a Democracy and a Dictatorship is that in a Democracy you vote first and take orders late...
We have watched American democracy at close hand for many years and we believe few governments are institutionally so susceptible to dictatorship as this one.
-- Gerald Johnso...
Having listened to people for a long time, I believe many of us should be thankful not to be shot.
-- Leston Have...
System hackers get it up quicker.
You can fool too many of the people too much of the time.
-- James Thurber (1894-1961), "The Thurber Carnival", 1945...
Bypasses are devices that allow some people to dash from point A to point B very fast while other people dash from point B to point A very fast.
People living at point C, being a point directly in between, are often given to wonder what's so great about point A that so many people from point B are so keen to get there and what's so great about point B that so many people from point A are so keen to get there....