Quotes by O'Rourke, P. J.

Government proposes, bureaucracy disposes. And the bureaucracy must di >>

Farm policy, although it's complex, can be explained. What it can't be >>

The principle feature of American liberalism is sanctimoniousness. By >>

Quotations about Authority

I grew up to always respect authority and respect those in charge. >>

However sugarcoated and ambiguous, every form of authoritarianism must >>

Authority has every reason to fear the skeptic, for authority can rare >>

Authority has always attracted the lowest elements in the human race. All through history mankind has been bullied by scum. Those who lord it over their fellows and toss commands in every direction and would boss the grass in the meadow about which way to bend in the wind are the most depraved kind of prostitutes. They will submit to any indignity, perform any vile act, do anything to achieve power. The worst off-sloughings of the planet are the ingredients of sovereignty. Every government is a parliament of whores. The trouble is, in a democracy the whores are us.

O'Rourke, P. J.

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