Quotation Explorer - 'Guns'

I don’t think there is any mystery to understanding the passionate feelings people have for guns. Nobody really believes it’s about maintaining a militia. It’s about having possession of a tool that makes a person feel powerful nearly to the point of exaltation. - Alec Wilkinson
America...just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns and no qualms about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable - Hunter S. Thompson
In the debate over guns, both sides are angry. The pro-gunners are angry at the ignorance, lies, and distortions of the anti-gunners, and the anti-gunners are angry with the pro-gunners for presenting facts. - Dave Champion
Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't allow our enemies to have guns, why should we allow them to have ideas? - Joseph Stalin
Be leery of silence. It doesn't mean you won the argument. Often, people are just busy reloading their guns. - Shannon L. Alder
In writing a novel, when in doubt, have two guys come through the door with guns. - Raymond Chandler
Do not fuck with gun nuts because they are nuts about their guns. - Bill Maher
In civilized societies, if you are offended by a cartoon, you do not burn flags, take up guns and raid buildings, chant death to your opponents, or threaten suicide bombings. You write a letter to the editor. - Michelle Malkin
Words are more dangerous than swords and guns. They reach further and hurt deeper. - Luis Marques
It's one thing to stick to your guns. It's quite another to hold those guns to the heads of your citizens. - Lori Goodwin
To speak of television as 'neutral' and therefore subject to change is as absurd as speaking of the reform of a technology such as guns. - Jerry Mander
Soldiers who are not afraid of guns, bombs, capture, torture or death say they are afraid of homosexuals. Clearly we should not be used as soldiers; we should be used as weapons. - anonymous
Guns are neat little things, aren't they? They can kill extraordinary people with very little effort.
War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle; therefore they take boys from one village and another village, stick them into uniforms, equip them with guns, and let them loose like wild beasts against one other. - Thomas Carlyle
My parents won’t let me have a motorcycle, but they give me all the guns I want. I asked them for a motorcycle last Christmas and they told me I’d only kill myself. They got me this twelve-gauge instead. - Scott Thompson
Blood thirsty has nothing to do with guns and swords, it has all to do with vindictive inclinations - Bangambiki Habyarimana
The problem isn't easy access to guns, but easy access to oxygen. Certain people shouldn't be breathing.
The future belongs to nations who have grains not guns. - Dr. MS Swaminathan
Yeah, I write Urban Fantasy, but its more like Die Hard or Indiana Jones with Fairies, Mummies and a Vampire who uses guns more than his teeth. - Kevin James Breaux
That's what you get,' he said, nodding towards a group of the men engaged in some close-order military drill, 'when you give people Bibles and guns. You should give 'em either one or the other, but not both. It just messes up their brains. - K.W. Jeter
Have we raised the threshold of horror so high that nothing short of a nuclear strike qualifies as a 'real' war? Are we to spend the rest of our lives in this state of high alert with guns pointed at each other's heads and fingers trembling on the trigger? - Arundhati Roy
A war of ideas can no more be won without books than a naval war can be won without ships. Books, like ships, have the toughest armor, the longest cruising range, and mount the most powerful guns. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
If frogs had side pockets, they'd carry hand guns. - Dan Rather
We merely want to live in peace with all the world, to trade with them, to commune with them, to learn from their culture as they may learn from ours, so that the products of our toil may be used for our schools and our roads and our churches and not for guns and planes and tanks and ships of war. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
I write so the endangered thoughts roaming naked and vulnerable through the misty jungles of my mind aren't slain by the guns of practical living. - Kim Krizan
Guns don't kill people. People who say "Guns don't kill people" kill people. With guns.
They have the guns, we have the poets. Therefore, we will win. - Howard Zinn
Good ideas never require guns; and if an idea requires guns, it is not a good idea! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A country which prefers guns to flowers will live the beauty of the flowers only in its graveyards! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A man's life consist not of the things he possess, nor Facebook likes and approval.But some of it damn sure consist of his favorite hobbies and love of girls with guns - Herbert M. Brunner
Imperialism is a system of exploitation that occurs not only in the brutal form of those who come with guns to conquer territory. Imperialism often occurs in more subtle forms, a loan, food aid, blackmail . We are fighting this system that allows a handful of men on Earth to rule all of humanity. - Thomas Sankara
Every day's a negotiation and sometimes it's done with guns. - Joss Whedon
Let us kill each other with love and kindness—not with hatred and guns. - Debasish Mridha
When in doubt, have two guys come through the door with guns. - Raymond Chandler
Why is it that, as a culture, we are more comfortable seeing two men holding guns than holding hands?
With guns you can kill terrorists, with education you can kill terrorism. - Malala Yousafzai
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