Satire quotes

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◆ Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.
- Ambrose Bierce100
◆ Don't steal, don't lie and don't cheat. The government hates competition
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◆ Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own.
- Jonathan Swift99
◆ Satire is focused bitterness.
- Leo Rosten99
◆ Conventional show-biz savvy held that Americans hated to be the objects of satire.
- Carroll O'Connor99
◆ Satire is fascinating stuff. It's deadly serious, and when politics begin to break down, there is a drift towards satire, because it's the only thing that makes any sense.
- Ben Nicholson99
◆ The Irish and British, they love satire, it's a large part of the culture.
- Ben Nicholson99
◆ It seems like there's a lot of people who just do not understand satire. They think it's weird. There's people who just don't understand you portray something or just explore a character, it means you're condoning it, saying this is the way to live.
- Mike Judge99
◆ There is a place in this world for satire, but there is a time when satire ends and intolerance and bigotry toward religious beliefs... begins.
- Isaac Hayes99
◆ Fools are my theme, let satire be my song.
- Lord Byron99
◆ You can't make up anything anymore. The world itself is a satire. All you're doing is recording it.
- Art Buchwald99
◆ Satire is traditionally the weapon of the powerless against the powerful.
- Molly Ivins99
◆ The purpose of satire has been rightly stated as to strip off the veneer of comforting illusion and cosy half truth, and our job, as I see it, is to put it back again!
- Michael Flanders99
◆ All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
- Theodor Adorno99
◆ Pornography is a satire on human pretensions.
- Angela Carter99

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