The only truly secure system is one that is powered off, cast in a block of concrete and sealed in a lead-lined room with armed guards -- and even then I have my doubts.
Life is a battle, and you either enter it armed, or surrender immediately. - the TV show "Gilmore Girls"
it's difficult to root for America when the villains of the story live in a ditch and are armed with jagged rocks. At some point in recent years they looked up from their international heroism to realize they'd alienated the entire world. - Yahtzee Croshaw
A revolution does not have to eat its children. In fact, it is those who are in power who could very well initiate revolutions. Let us not be old-fashioned and think only of armed uprisings of minorities as revolutions. Any movement that seeks to overhaul established attitudes is a revolution. - F. Sionil José
Any officer who goes into action without his sword is improperly armed. - Nathan Cooper
The vote means nothing to women. We should be armed.
Armed with positive thoughts, it becomes easier to focus on your goals, while the opposite also holds true. - Stephen Richards
God, who foresaw your tribulation, has specially armed you to go through it, not without pain but without stain. - C.S. Lewis
Civil Wars happen when the victimized are armed. Genocide happens when they are not. - A.E. Samaan
In Einstein's theory of relativity the observer is a man who sets out in quest of truth armed with a measuring-rod. In quantum theory he sets out with a sieve. - Sir Arthur Eddington
Armed violence and peace cannot coexist. We need to overcome the challenges we face and seek practical solutions. We must replace the culture of war with the culture of peace. - Widad Akreyi
Death and injury caused by armed violence is one of the most shameful epidemics of our age. - Widad Akreyi
For a man to challenge the darkness he need only be armed with a single spark. - Mark W. Boyer
Goodness, armed with power, is corrupted; and pure love without power is destroyed. - Reinhold Niebuhr
Never trust an armed police officer. - Steven Magee
In the final analysis, we are all migrants, armed with a temporary residence permit for this earth, each and every one of us incurably transient - Gazmend Kapllani
No party has renounced the right to armed resistance, in certain circumstances without lying - Friedrich Engels
We are twice armed if we fight with faith. - Plato
We are armed with language adequate to describe each leaf of the filed, but not to describe human character. - Henry David Thoreau
I wanted to become the seeker, the aroused and passionate explorer, and it was better going at it knowing nothing at all, always choosing the unmarked bottle, always choosing your own unproven method, armed with nothing but faith and a belief in astonishment. - Pat Conroy
A free people ought not only to be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them, which would include their own government - Spurious quote attributed to George Washington but never said by him .
What the culture of get rich quick does to our people is armed robbery and theft becomes the order of the day. - Sunday Adelaja
A democracy is two wolves and a small lamb voting on what to have for dinner. Freedom under a constitutional republic is a well armed lamb contesting the vote. - Benjamin Franklin
If the Socialism is Authoritarian; if there are Governments armed with economic power as they are now with political power; if, in a word, we are to have Industrial Tyrannies, then the last state of man will be worse than the first. - Oscar Wilde
Knowledge is a weapon. I intend to be formidably armed. - Terry Goodkind
Armed with my positive attitude and inherent stubborn nature, I keep my mind focused and my life moving forward. I stop to rest, pout and even cry sometimes, but always, I get back up. Life is giving me this challenge and I will plow through it, out of breath with my heart racing if I have to. - Amy B. Scher
RECONCILIATION, n. A suspension of hostilities. An armed truce for the purpose of digging up the dead. - Ambrose Bierce
Virtuous motives, trammeled by inertia and timidity, are no match for armed and resolute wickedness. A sincere love of peace is no excuse for muddling hundreds of millions of humble folk into total war. The cheers of the weak, well-meaning assemblies soon cease to count. Doom marches on. - Sir Winston Churchill
Certainly there is no hunting like the hunting of man and those who have hunted armed men long enough and liked it, never really care for anything else thereafter. - Ernest Hemingway
"Alf Todd," said Ukridge, soaring to an impressive burst of imagery, "has about as much chance as a one- armed blind man in a dark room trying to shove a pound of melted butter into a wild cat's left ear with a red-hot needle." - P. G. Wodehouse
Let us speak courteously, deal fairly, and keep ourselves armed and ready. - Theodore Roosevelt
POLICE, n. An armed force for protection and participation. - Ambrose Bierce
The majority of the common people do not realize that calling 911 may result in a stressed out armed police officer that has a range of medical issues and is taking potent prescription drugs being sent to out to them. - Steven Magee