Meaningful Quotes about Guns
The said constitution shall never be construed to authorize Congress to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
R. Buckminster Fuller
And, lastly, to vindicate these rights, when actually violated and attacked, the subjects of England are entitled, in the first place, to the regular administration and free course of justice in the courts of law; next to the right of petitioning the king and parliament for redress of grievances; and, lastly, to the right of having and using arms for self preservation and defense.
Sir William Blackstone
You can do more with a kind word and a gun than with just a kind word.
Banning guns addresses a fundamental right of all Americans to feel safe.
No free man shall ever be de-barred the use of arms. The strongest reason for the people to retain their right to keep and bear arms is as a last resort to protect themselves against tyranny in government.
Here's my credo. There are no good guns, There are no bad guns. A gun in the hands of a bad man is a bad thing. Any gun in the hands of a good man is no threat to anyone, except bad people.
Guns will make us powerful; butter will only make us fat.
A lawyer with a briefcase can steal more than a hundred men with guns.
To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them.
Stability and peace in our land will not come from the barrel of a gun, because peace without justice is an impossibility.
Bishop Desmond Tutu
Ammunition beats persuasion when you are looking for freedom.
There are some weapons that are just so dangerous that society has a right and the obligation even to take those weapons out of circulation.
Whereas civil rulers, not having their duty to the people duly before them, may attempt to tyrannize, and as military forces, which must be occasionally raised to defend our country, might pervert their power to the injury of their fellow citizens, the people are confirmed by the article in their right to keep and bear their private arms.
It is often easier for our children to obtain a gun than it is to find a good school.