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P. J. O'Rourke

P. J. O'Rourke

Full Name: Patrick Jake O'Rourke

Born: November 14, 1947
Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio, U.S.A.

Occupation: Author, Journalist, and Political Satirist
Profile: The most quoted living man in The Penguin Dictionary of Modern Humorous Quotations.

Number of Quotes: 5

Bureaucratic time ... slower than geologic time but more expensive than time spent with Madame Claude's girls in Paris.

Dating is a social engagement with the threat of sex at its conclusion.

Government proposes, bureaucracy disposes. And the bureaucracy must dispose of government proposals by dumping them on us.

There are a number of mechanical devices which increase sexual arousal, particularly in women. Chief among these is the Mercedes-Benz 380SL convertible.

You can't shame or humiliate modern celebrities. What used to be called shame and humiliation is now called publicity.

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