P.J. O`Rourke

"A hat should be taken off when you greet a lady and left off for the rest of your life. Nothing looks more stupid than a hat."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Government is a health hazard. Governments have killed many more people than cigarettes or unbuckled seat belts ever have."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A charity ball is like a dance except it's tax deductible."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Everybody wants to save the earth; nobody wants to help Mom do the dishes."


Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Anyone who thinks he has a better idea of what's good for people than people do is a swine."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Earnestness is just stupidity sent to college."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If government were a product, selling it would be illegal."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Neither conservatives nor humorists believe man is good. But left-wingers do."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Some people are better imagined in one's bed than found there in the morning."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Seriousness is stupidity sent to college."

P.J. O`Rourke
P.J. O`Rourke "Give War A Chance"

Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Authority has always attracted the lowest elements in the human race. All through history mankind has been bullied by scum."

P.J. O`Rourke
P.J. O`Rourke "Parliament of Whores"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys."

P.J. O`Rourke
P.J. O`Rourke "Parliament of Whores"

Rating: 1.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Whatever it is that the government does, sensible Americans would prefer that the government do it to somebody else. This is the idea behind foreign policy."

P.J. O`Rourke
P.J. O`Rourke "Parliament of Whores"

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Every government is a parliament of whores. The trouble is, in a democracy the whores are us."

P.J. O`Rourke
P.J. O`Rourke "Parliament of Whores"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Government proposes, bureaucracy disposes. And the bureaucracy must dispose of government proposals by dumping them on us."

P.J. O`Rourke
P.J. O`Rourke "Parliament of Whores"

Rating: 2.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"War will exist as long as there's a food chain."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop."


Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)