Thursday, May 04, 2006

And now for something completely different...(that parrot is looking at me funny)

The main difference for the history of the world if I had been shot rather than Kennedy is that Onassis probably wouldn't have married Mrs Khrushchev."
Nikita Khrushchev

"Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied."
Otto Von Bismark.

"Traditionally most of Australia's imports come from overseas."
Former Australian cabinet minister Keppel Enderbery

"It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed."
Lenin.

"It's clearly a budget. It's got a lot of numbers in it."
George W. Bush

"We'd all like to vote for the best man but he's never a candidate."
Kin Hubbard

"A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul."
George Bernard Shaw

When I am abroad I always make it a rule never to criticise or attack the Government of my country. I make up for lost time when I am at home.
Winston Churchill

"Americans have different ways of saying things. They say "elevator", we say "lift" ... they say "President", we say "stupid psychopathic git."
Alexai Sayle.

"Politics is supposed be the second oldest profession. I have come to realise that it bears a very close resemblance to the first."
Ronald Reagan

4 Comments:

Blogger le.voyageur said...

heh heh, i will tell you, shaw and wilde were to of my greatest influences, it is sad, but true. shaw did not believe in the way people spelt words, or used grammer, which i can totally dig.

3:31 PM  
Blogger turbatus.animus said...

These were funny! I needed a good laugh at 2 am. My favourite was the one by Alexai Sayle.

1:08 AM  
Blogger Ingrid said...

I know, the Alexai one was probably very apropos re. the times. the reagan one is surprisingly astute too.
So up at 2 am? Work or bebe related?
I almost thought I was going to have to spend the night up with our whenchlet
Ingrid

7:51 AM  
Blogger turbatus.animus said...

Indirectly baby related. After baby goes to sleep, like to spend some time veggie'ing out and doing non-baby stuff, even if it's the middle of the night.
Ahh, all these late nights, they'll bear fruit one day =)

12:15 PM  

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