A Political War Is One In Which Everyone Shoots From The Lip.
Quotations By Famous People
A political war is one in which everyone shoots from the lip.
This just in from a Nicholas Notifier up north. Everyone's favorite farmer and political commentator off the interstate near Chehalis has just come up with the prize line of his career.
"Limit congressmen to two terms. One in office. One in jail....
I am going to explain to you why we went to war. Why mankind always goes to war.
It is not social or political. It is not countries that go to war, but men....
All is but lip wisdom which wants experience. -- Sir Philip Sydney
Peace is an extension of war by political means. Plenty of elbow room is pleasanter -- and much safer.
-- Lazarus Long, from Robert A. Heinlein's "Time Enough For Love...
Tupper's Political Postulate: He who walks astride the fence has few directions from which to choose.
He who walks astride the fence has few directions from which to choose.
-- Tupper's Political Postulate...
A genius is one who shoots at something no one else can see, and hits it.
DEGRADATION, n. One of the stages of moral and social progress from private station to political preferment.
-- Ambrose Bierce, "The Devil's Dictionary...
At the well hole one shoots fishes. The jug is broken and leaks.