Assassinations The Best Quotes About Assassination  

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A list of the best assassination quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous assassination quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic assassination quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational assassination quotes from that same writer.

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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! J. G. Ballard

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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. Don DeLillo

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Assassination is the extreme form of censorship. George Bernard Shaw

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Honey, I forgot to duck. Ronald Reagan

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You never know what's hit you. A gunshot is the perfect way. John F. Kennedy

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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. Alexander Smith

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A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few individuals, with the blessing of more, and amid the passive acquiescence of all. Tacitus

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Before I was shot, I always thought that I was more half-there than all-there -- I always suspected that I was watching TV instead of living life. Right when I was being shot and ever since, I knew that I was watching television. Andy Warhol

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Assassination has never changed the history of the world. Benjamin Disraeli

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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. Elizabeth Gaskell