Mike Royko Quotes

Most popular Mike Royko Quotes

The only thing that prevents cats from killing us is that they're not big enough. But they'd love to.
— Mike Royko

pets

When I was a kid, one cop could have taken care of the whole neighborhood. Now, one cop wouldn't be safe in the neighborhood.
— Mike Royko

law

It's been my policy to view the Internet not as an "information highway," but as an electronic asylum filled with babbling loonies.

Internet

Unfortunately, we're in the age of full disclosure, with celebrities blabbing about every detail of their lives to anyone who will listen.
— Mike Royko

privacy

I think one reason we admire cats, those of us who do, is their proficiency in one-upmanship. They always seem to come out on top, no matter what they are doing--or pretend to do. Rarely do you see a cat discomfited.
— Mike Royko

pets

Personally, I don't like pornography. But not because I fear that 'it will turn me or someone else into a raging fiend. I dislike it because? it is tasteless, embarrassing and boring. But that's no reason to ban jt If being tasteless or embarrassing pr boring were a crime, we'd have to get rid of 90 of the TV shows and hit records, close down most of.the franchise food joints, muzzle the politicians, and prohibit ..any preacher from talking more than 90 seconds.
— Mike Royko

censorship