author: p j orourke

  • The Middle Eastern states aren’t nations; they’re quarrels with borders. – P. J. O’Rourke

  • Politicians are wonderful people as long as they stay away from things they don’t understand, such as working for a living. – P. J. O’Rourke

  • Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys. – P. J. O’Rourke

  • A little government and a little luck are necessary in life, but only a fool trusts either of them. – P. J. O’Rourke

  • Masochists are people that have pleasure confused with pain. In a world that has television confused with entertainment, Doritos confused with food, and Dan Quayle confused with a national political leader, masochists are clearly less mixed-up than the rest of us. – P. J. O’Rourke