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Mike Royko

American,  Writer
Total Quotes : 14
Pizza Hating Income

Hating the Yankees is as American as pizza pie, unwed mothers, and cheating on your income tax.

- Mike Royko

Country Fruits Nuts

God tipped the country and all the fruits and nuts rolled west.

- Mike Royko

Computers Been Filled

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

- Mike Royko

Career Reporters

Forty years ago, we were on the tail of the Front Page era. There was a different point of view. Reporters and editors were more forgiving of public people. They didn't think they had to stick someone in jail to make a career.

- Mike Royko

Money Wiser Take

Contrary to popular belief. It's much wiser to take money from the poor than the rich.

- Mike Royko

Strong Newspaper Hollywood

Hollywood is right. A good and strong movie can have a more powerful social impact than any and all political speeches or newspaper editorials and columns.

- Mike Royko

Always Hollywood Been

Hollywood has always been political. They consider it their right and duty to tell us what is politically good and right.

- Mike Royko

Hours Couple John Wayne

I never went to a John Wayne movie to find a philosophy to live by or to absorb a profound message. I went for the simple pleasure of spending a couple of hours seeing the bad guys lose.

- Mike Royko

Michael Jordan Michael

When Michael Jordan quit, I suddenly found myself without a sports hero.

- Mike Royko

Conscience Hollywood Boast

Hollywood likes to boast that it can elevate the national conscience.

- Mike Royko

City Always Appropriate

The subject of criminal rehabilitation was debated recently in City Hall. It's an appropriate place for this kind of discussion because the city has always employed so many ex-cons and future cons.

- Mike Royko

Another Remove Before

Whether one eats a cat or not is a personal choice, and I don't want to sway anyone one way or another. But if you do, there is one obvious cooking tip: Always remember to remove the bell from the cat's collar before cooking.

- Mike Royko

Values Crisis Cause

There is only one way to solve the alleged crisis of the erosion of 'family values.' And that is to get right down to the root cause of the problem.

- Mike Royko

Conservative Poorer Reagan

Reagan's approach will achieve one of the basic goals of the conservative: Things remain basically the same. The rich stay rich and the poor stay poor, or even a little poorer.

- Mike Royko