You can fight a porcupine and win, but if other folks get a look at you they may think it's a bad idea to mess with porcupines.

— Neal Knox

The most restlessness Neal Knox quotes that are easy to memorize and remember

"Compromise" means giving up more than the other side is big enough to take;

if and when they have the muscle, they'll be back for more, regardless of what has been given up in an attempt to appear reasonable. You can't make a cur dog stay away from your back door by throwing an occasional bone at him.


Without freedom there will be no firearms among the people;

without firearms among the people there will not long be freedom. Certainly there are examples of countries where the people remain relatively free after the people have been disarmed, but there are no examples of a totalitarian state being created or existing where the people have personal arms.