PRESIDENCY, n. The greased pig in the field game of American politics.
It is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied; better to be Socrates dissatisfied than a fool satisfied. And if the fool, or the pig, are of a different opinion, it is because they only know their own side of the question. The other party to the comparison knows both sides.
We don't have to worry about making it interesting; all we have to worry about is getting rid of the pig.
A gross but deflated old man, of cringing manners, inarticulate in speech and with the hygiene habits of a pig, and could not conceive how a man so utterly devoid of self respect could ever have been selected as a personal physician by anyone who had even a limited possibility of choice.theodor morell
When we use the term pig, for example, we are referring to the people who systematically violate the peoples' constitutional rights- whether they be monopoly capitalists or police. The term is now being adopted by radicals, hippies, and minority peoples. Even the workers, when the pigs supported strike-breakers like they did as Union Oil where 100 local police came in a cracked strikers' heads, began to call them by their true name.bobby seale
I discovered, though, that once having given a pig an enema there is no turning back, no chance of resuming one of life's more stereotyped roles.
Never try to teach a pig to sing. You waste your time and you annoy the pig.
The capon burns, the pig falls from the spit, The clock hath strucken twelve.william shakespeare
One evening in October, when I was one-third sober, An'taking home a'load' with manly pride; My poor feet began to stutter, so I lay down in the gutter, And a pig came up an' lay down by my side. Then we sang 'It's all fair weather when good fellowsget together,' Till a lady passing by was heard to say: 'You can tell a man who boozes by the company he chooses', And the pig got up and slowly walked away.Benjamin Hapgood Burt
When you have bacon and eggs for breakfast, the chicken makes a contribution, the pig makes a commitment.fred shero
When the pig is proffered, hold up the poke.
You could weave silk from pig bristles before you could make a man anything but a man.robert jordan
I think they put some lipstick on a pig, but it's still a pig.john mccain
It is better to be a human dissatisfied than a pig satisfied; better to be Socrates dissatisfied than a fool satisfied. And if the fool, or the pig, are of a different opinion, it is because they only know their own side of the question. The other party to the comparison knows both sides.john stuart mill
"In any case, I'd rather not deal with such questions, because anyway it's like shearing a pig – lots of screams but little wool."vladimir putin
It is impossible to teach a captured wolf, and impossible to teach a pig to walk along a road.
A bear is not subservient to a dog, a pig in an orchard is not a garden, a wolf is not a shepherd of sheep; a person who is stupid and deaf is a poor judge.
I shall draw... a figure (which all these matters are made clear as far as possible on a surface, but the full demonstration would require a body like the eye... The eye of a cow, pig, and other animals can be used for illustration, if anyone wishes to experiment.
Piglet was so excited about the idea of being Useful that he forgot to be frightened any more.a. a. milne
The more he looked inside the more Piglet wasn't there.a. a. milne
“When you wake up in the morning, Pooh,” said Piglet at last, “what's the first thing you say to yourself?” “What's for breakfast?” said Pooh. “What do you say, Piglet?” “I say, I wonder what's going to happen exciting to-day?” said Piglet. Pooh nodded thoughtfully. “It's the same thing,” he said.”a. a. milne
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