P. J. O’Rourke

P. J. O’Rourke is an American political satirist, journalist, writer, and author.

Guns are always the best method for private suicide. Drugs are too chancy. You might miscalculate the dosage and just wind up having a good time.

October 14, 2014 P. J. O'Rourke

A little government and a little luck are necessary in life, but only a fool trusts either of them.

September 2, 2014 P. J. O'Rourke ,

Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.

April 5, 2014 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.

March 21, 2014 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.

January 15, 2014 P. J. O'Rourke

The Middle Eastern states aren’t nations; they’re quarrels with borders.

January 2, 2014 P. J. O'Rourke