Assassination Quotes

Mrs. Kennedy’s dress was stained with blood. One leg was almost entirely covered with it and her right glove was caked, it was caked with blood – her husband’s blood. Somehow that was the one of the most poignant sights – that immaculate woman, exquisitely dressed, and caked in blood.

These men should be equipped with weapons (knives, razors, chains, clubs, bludgeons) and should march slightly behind the innocent and gullible participants. (Guerilla warfare primer, ca. 1954)

Some men are alive simply because it is against the law to kill them.

Woe to the hand that shed this costly blood. (Julius Caesar)

If you decide to try and change the world for the better, be careful, a good portion of people who have tried either get nailed to a tree or shot in the head.

As Caesar loved me, I weep for him; as he was fortunate, I rejoice at it; as he was valiant, I honour him: but, as he was ambitious, I slew him. There is tears for his love; joy for his fortune; honour for his valour; and death for his ambition. (Julius Caesar)

Torby MacDonald: How would you choose to die? Kennedy: (pausing) Oh, a gun. You never know what’s hit you. A gunshot is the perfect way.

If the assassination Could trammel up the consequence, and catch, With his surcease, success; that but this blow Might be the be-all and the end-all – here, But here, upon this bank and shoal of time, We’d jump the life to come. But in these cases We still have judgment here; that we but teach […]

Based on the evidence that I’ve been shown, I would think that it would be very difficult for something of that magnitude to occur on his (LBJ’s) watch and he not be privy to it. (MLK Jr. assassination)

It shows how dangerous it is to be too good. (On the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi in 1948)