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)

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)

I just don’t worry about things like this. (assassination) If I did, I just couldn’t get anything done. One time I did have a gun in Montgomery. I don’t know why I got it in the first place. I sat down with Coretta one night and we talked about it. I pointed out that as […]

A misreading of the law or misplaced moral squeamishness should not stop the president from talking about assassination. He should order up the options and see if it’s possible. If we can kill Saddam (Hussein), we should.

We all may have come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.

It is a common heresy and its graves are to be found all over the earth. It is the heresy that says you can kill an idea by killing a man, defeat a principle by defeating a person, bury truth by burying its vehicle. Man may burn his brother at the stake, but he can […]