"The scum of the earth, I believe?""The bloody assassin of the workers, I presume?"
Accordion, n. An instrument in harmony with the sentiments of an assassin.Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
Character assassination is at once easier and surer than physical assault; and it involves far less risk for the assassin. It leaves him free to commit the same deed over and over again, and may, indeed, win him the honors of a hero in the country of his victims.alan barth
I think, in these days, especially in the States, you have to be a politician or an assassin or something, to really be a superstar.jim morrison
On tue un homme, on est un assassin. On tue des millions d'hommes, on est un conquérant. On les tue tous, on est un dieu.jean rostand
What you hope for Is that at some point of the pointless journey, Indoors or out, and when you least expect it, Right in the middle of your stride, like that, So neatly that you never feel a thing, The kind assassin Sleep will draw a bead And blow your brains out.Richard Wilbur
In the name of national security, the Commission ’s hearings were held in secret, thereby continuing the policy which has marked the entire course of the case. This prompts my second question: If, as we are told, Oswald was the lone assassin, where is the issue of national security? Indeed, precisely the same question must be put here as was posed in France during the Dreyfus case: If the Government is so certain of its case, why has it conducted all its inquiries in the strictest secrecy?bertrand russell
It is right for you, young men, to enrich yourselves with the spoils of all pure literature; but he who would make a favorite of a bad book, simply because it contains a few beautiful passages, might as well caress the hand of an assassin because of the jewelry which sparkles on his fingers.Joseph Parker, p. 386. (Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895))
Then master the ways of the assassin.Who: Death Metal/Count Townsend
Promise me you won't forget... there once was an assassin named Alice.Alice Twilight
...a caring that gains only when losing; an obsessed desire to be bound, for love , in jail ; a capitulation to the one you've conquered yourself; a devotion to your own assassin every single day.Luís de Camões, in Selected Sonnets: A Bilingual Edition, p.45
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