P.J. O'Rourke

1947 -

A Quote by Patrick Jake "P.J." O'Rourke

Never wear anything that panics the cat.

P.J. O'Rourke (1947 -)

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A Quote by Patrick Jake "P.J." O'Rourke on germans and farting

Because of their cuisine, Germans don't consider farting rude. They'd certainly be out of luck if they did.

P.J. O'Rourke (1947 -)

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A Quote by Patrick Jake "P.J." O'Rourke on life, rest, and stupidity

A hat should be taken off when you greet a lady and left off for the rest of your life. Nothing looks more stupid than a hat.

P.J. O'Rourke (1947 -)

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A Quote by Patrick Jake "P.J." O'Rourke on america

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America wasn't founded so that we could all be better. America was founded so we could all be anything we damned well pleased.

P.J. O'Rourke (1947 -)

Source: Rolling Stone

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A Quote by Patrick Jake "P.J." O'Rourke on consequences, duty, and human rights

There is only one basic human right, the right to do as you damn well please. And with it comes the only basic human duty, the duty to take the consequences.

P.J. O'Rourke (1947 -)

Source: 1993, Address at the Cato Institute

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A Quote by Patrick Jake "P.J." O'Rourke

Never fight an inanimate object.

P.J. O'Rourke (1947 -)

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A Quote by Patrick Jake "P.J." O'Rourke on animals, children, and purpose

Humans are the only animals that have children on purpose with the exception of guppies, who like to eat theirs.

P.J. O'Rourke (1947 -)

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A Quote by Patrick Jake "P.J." O'Rourke on alcohol, drugs, greed, ignorance, love, people, power, society, stupidity, and trouble

Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs; we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed, and love of power.

P.J. O'Rourke (1947 -)

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A Quote by Patrick Jake "P.J." O'Rourke on feeling, good, and government

Feeling good about government is like looking on the bright side of any catastrophe. When you quit looking on the bright side, the catastrophe is still there.

P.J. O'Rourke (1947 -)

Source: Parliament of Whores (1991)

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A Quote by Patrick Jake "P.J." O'Rourke on god, mercy, and politics

Politics are a lousy way for a free man to get things done. Politics are, like God's infinite mercy, a last resort.

P.J. O'Rourke (1947 -)

Source: Parliament of Whores (1991)

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