Best 50 Satirical Quotes
1. “This is morally emaciating. I can’t ride with you.” -Detroit
2. “I hate purity; I hate goodness! I want everyone to be corrupt to the bones.” -George Orwell
3. “Political satire became obsolete when they awarded Henry Kissinger the Nobel Peace Prize.” -Tom Lehrer.
4. “It’s a great time to be doing political satire when the world is on a knife-edge.” -John Oliver.
5. “And a man’s life’s no more than to say ‘One.'” -William Shakespeare
6. “There where my fortune lives, there my life dies. ” – ‘King John’.
7. “Borrow trouble for yourself, if that’s your nature, but don’t lend it to your neighbours.” -Rudyard Kipling.
8. “Let’s stop kidding ourselves. Full-fledged messiahs don’t come in bunches.” -Diana Christensen
9. “I don’t have to tell you things are bad. Everybody knows things are bad.” -Howard Beale
10. “Why not? I’d like to be an angry prophet denouncing the hypocrisies of our times.” – Howard Beale
11. “I’m not giving this pseudo-insurrectionary sedentarian a piece of my show.” -Laureen Hobbs
12. “I’m imbued with some special spirit. It’s not a religious feeling at all.” -Howard Beale
13. “Let me give you a tip. If you want to make some money here, use your white voice.” -Langston
14. “I’m just out here surviving and what I’m doing right now won’t even matter.” -Cassius ‘
15. “God made this land for all of us. Greedy people like you want to hog it to yourself and your family.” -Cassius
16. “We will have a transformative experience.” -Detroit
17. “It gives them a pleasure to see officialdom and the upper classes getting a kick up the backside…” -Charles Spencer Chaplin.
18. “You’re not good enough. You’re not complete enough…” -Charles Spencer Chaplin.
19. “This is your life, and it’s ending one minute at a time.” -Tyler
20. “I found freedom. Losing all hope was freedom.” -The Narrator
21. “Listen up, maggots. You are not special… You are the same decaying organic matter as everything else.” -Tyler
22. “It’s only after we’ve lost everything that we’re free to do anything.” -Tyler
23. “When you have insomnia, you’re never really asleep, and you’re never really awake.” -The Narrator
24. “Eddie, we’re in show biz… If you look good, and you talk well, people will swallow anything.” -Criswell
25. “Visions are worth fighting for. Why spend your life making someone else’s dreams?” -Orson Welles
26. “We are all interested in the future cause that is where we will be spending the rest of our lives” -Criswell
27. “This business, this town… it chews you up and spits you out. I’m just an ex-boogeyman.” -Bela Lugosi
27. “I refuse to drive in this country. Too many madmen.” -Bela Lugosi
28. “How do you get all your friends to get baptized just so you can make a monster movie?” -Bunny Breckinridge
29. “When asked, ‘Why do you always wear black?’, he said, ‘I am mourning for my life.'” -Anton Chekhov.
30. “Most men are not wicked… They are sleep-walkers, not evil evildoers.” -Franz Kafka.
31. “The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson.
32. “I know all those words, but that sentence makes no sense to me.” -Matt Groening.
33. “You can’t debate satire.” -Michael Moore.
34. “I think comedy and satire are a very important part of democracy… or vanities of people in power.” -Rory Bremner.
35. “Satire is traditionally the weapon of the powerless against the powerful.” -Molly Ivins.
36. “It is hard for power to enjoy or incorporate humor and satire in its system of control.” -Dario Fo.
37. “People say satire is dead. It’s not dead; it’s alive and living in the White House.” -Robin Williams
38. “Effective satire has to be almost identical to the subject that it is skewering.” -T. J. Miller.
39. “A sitcom isn’t usually the right tool for satire.” -Chris Morris.
40. “I try and write satire that’s well-intentioned. But those intentions have to be hidden…” -Bo Burnham.
41. “Either you get it or you don’t.” -Michael Moore.
42. “We have no ideas, and they’re pretty firm.” -Joseph Heller.
43. “I like the pooch. When I’ve had a dog’s snout in my mouth, we tend to develop a special bond.” -Randy Quarles.
44. “… she never forgot it. A few months later, that riot became the backdrop for her first political satire.” -Nancy Rubin Stuart.
45. “What is done cannot be undone.” -William Shakespeare.
46. “The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill together. ” -William Shakespeare, ‘All’s Well That Ends Well’.
47. “The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch and do nothing.” -Albert Einstein.
48. “You cannot fix yourself by breaking someone else.” -Albert Einstein.
49. “Satire, like conscience, reminds us of what we often wish to forget.” -Marguerite Gardiner.
50. “Satire is a kind of poetry in which human vices are reprehended.” -John Dryden.