Assassination can never demoralize the world and these famous assassination quotes perfectly justifies the thought. Take a look at these famous quotations & sayings to learn more.

Assassination Quotes

The world history is wadded with several instances of assassination. Mahatma Gandhi, John F Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr are some of the prominent leaders who were assassinated as a result of conspiracies planned by several notorious criminal minds. Political assassinations have been quite common in the past few decades, most of which were planned by either extremists or political rivals of the leader, for obvious reasons. However, it's not just the presidents or ministers who have been the victims of assassinations, several  celebrities from other fields have been killed in a similar fashion.

For instance, the brutal assassination of John Lennon, renowned English musician and the member of the famous band 'The Beatles' sent shock waves across the world. Ironically, John was shot by one of his fans who was apparently mentally unstable. It is a fact that these great men and their ideas can never die and will stay with us forever. However, people who resort to it fail to realize that assassination has never changed the history of the world nor will it ever. Due to such horrific incidents, that had occured in the past, the celebrities security these days are always accompanied by security personnel, especially during public appearances. Read these about assassination quotes to know more about it.

A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.

- Ayn Rand

It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.

- Voltaire

Martyrdom does not end something, it only a beginning.

- Indira Gandhi

If I die a violent death, as some fear and a few are plotting, I know that the violence will be in the thought and the action of the assassins, not in my dying.

- Indira Gandhi

There are many things worth living for, a few things worth dying for, and nothing worth killing for.

- Even Cowgirls Get the Blues , Tom Robbins

An ideal form of government is democracy tempered with assassination.

- Voltaire

Peace, above all things, is to be desired, but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable and lasting term.

- Andrew Jackson

Every war when it comes, or before it comes, is represented not as a war but as an act of self-defense against a homicidal maniac.

- George Orwell

Cruelty is the law pervading all nature and society; and we can't get out of it if we would.

- Thomas Hardy

For God's sake hold your tongue, and let me love.

- John Donne

Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future.

- Adolf Hitler

All critics should be assassinated.

- Man Ray

But then, so far as I know, I am the only performer who ever pledged his assistants to secrecy, honor and allegiance under a notarial oath.

- Harry Houdini

To go out and murder innocent civilians.

- Osama bin Laden

Guilt for being rich, and guilt thinking that perhaps love and peace isn't enough and you have to go and get shot or something.

- John Lennon

What you hope for is that at some point of the pointless journey, indoors or out, and when you least expect it, right in the middle of your stride, like that, so neatly that you never feel a thing, the kind assassin Sleep will draw a bead and blow yo.

- Richard Wilbur

There was a man who was an associate of jimmy Hoffa, who testified against Hoffa in his trial down in Tennessee. We had information from him that he and Hoffa did, in fact, discuss the planning of an assassination conspiracy against Bobby Kennedy.

- Louis Stokes

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