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Assassination Quotations

I thought it was a wonderfully conceptual act actually, to fire a replica pistol at a figurehead — the guy could have been working for Andy Warhol!

The figure of the gunman in the window was inextricable from the victim and his history. This sustained Oswald in his cell. It gave him what he needed to live. The more time he spent in a cell, the stronger he would get. Everybody knew who he was now.

Assassination has never changed the history of the world.

A desperate disease requires a dangerous remedy.

My heart burnt within me with indignation and grief; we could think of nothing else. … All night long we had only snatches of sleep, waking up perpetually to the sense of a great shock and grief. Every one is feeling the same. I never knew so universal a feeling.

You never know what’s hit you. A gunshot is the perfect way.

In Pierre Elliot Trudeau, Canada has at last produced a political leader worthy of assassination.

Assassination’s the fastest way.

Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.

If you wish to make a man look noble, your best course is to kill him. What superiority he may have inherited from his race, what superiority nature may have personally gifted him with, comes out in death.