Saturday, June 27, 2009

Saturday Quotes of the Day - P.J. O'Rourke

"Conservatives generally tend to be funnier in their private lives, because of the hypocrisy factor. I am of course a big fan of hypocrisy, because hypocrites at least know the difference between right and wrong--at any rate, know enough to lie about what they're doing. Liberals are not nearly as hypocritical as conservatives, because they don't know the difference between right and wrong."

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.

You can find more P.J. here and if you have been living in a cave the last 40 years (and never read National Lampoon Magazine during it's heyday) you can go here


  1. My favorite is his line to the effect that you can't solve poverty by giving money to poor people.

  2. O'Rourke finds solace in his warped view of the world.

    Conservatives obsess over morality, which they equate with carnal knowledge and earthly pleasures. Yet they act immorally for self-gratification because of their hypocritical natures and engage in the depraved treatment of others to their own selfish ends.

    Liberals, on the other hand, focus on ethics - how they treat others -- and demonstrate they actually know the difference in right and wrong by their actions.