Laws that forbid the carrying of arms . . . disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes . . . Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man.— Thomas Jefferson
Inspiring Carrying Guns quotations
A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart.
When a man carries a gun all the time, the respect he thinks he's getting might really be fear. So I don't carry a gun because I don't want the people of Mayberry to fear a gun. I'd rather they respect me.
If you outlaw guns, only outlaws will have guns.
The first people who are going to be in line to turn in their guns are law-abiding citizens. Criminals are going to be left with guns. I believe that concealed carry is a way of reducing gun violence.
Carry out a randon act of kindness, with no expectations of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.
If the constitutional right to keep and bear arms is to mean anything, it must, as a general matter, permit a person to possess, carry and sometimes conceal arms to maintain the security of his private residence or privately operated business.
If those states which did not have right-to-carry concealed gun provisions had adopted them in 1992, approximately 1,570 murders; 4,177 rapes; and over 60,000 aggravate assaults would have been avoided yearly.
And, I know the sense of helplessness that people feel.
I know the urge to arm yourself because that's what I did. I was trained in firearms. I'd walk to the hospital when my husband was sick. I carried a concealed weapon. I made the determination that if somebody was going to try to take me out, I was going to take them with me.
We all carry these things inside that no one can see. They hold us down like anchors and they drown us out at sea.
Gun control: The theory that a woman found dead in an alley, raped and strangled with her panty hose, is somehow morally superior to a woman explaining to police how her attacker got that fatal bullet wound.
A folk song is what's wrong and how to fix it or it could be who's hungry and where their mouth is or who's out of work and where the job is or who's broke and where the money is or who's carrying a gun and where the peace is.
It seems that the concealed carry policy now in effect in 30 states is unfair to goblins. They cannot tell who is armed and who is not, and when their intended victim shoots back it hurts their feelings - along with other things.
We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already; we have the power to imagine better.
Laws that forbid the carrying of arms disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes.
What I say is, that the real non-resistants can believe in direct action only, never in political action. For the basis of all political action is coercion; even when the State does good things, it finally rests on a club, a gun, or a prison, for its power to carry them through.
There are some circles in America where it seems to be more socially acceptable to carry a hand-gun than a packet of cigarettes.
Sometimes, carrying on, just carrying on, is the superhuman achievement.
I`m sick of carrying guns and beating up women.
My cousin cleaned out a shotgun for me and let me carry it around the house, because he said, 'Anybody who knows anything about guns is going to know in a second if someone has held a gun before.' I didn't want to be that person. I wanted to be practiced.
For an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
What sort of a brain-dead idiot does it take to actually believe that gun laws will prevent criminals from obtaining and carrying guns?
Men with purple hearts carry silver guns and they will kill a man for what his father has done. But what my father did, I don't live it: no, I am not him.
During waves of terror attacks, Israel's national police chief will call on all concealed-handgun permit holders to make sure they carry firearms at all times, and Israelis have many examples where concealed permit holders have saved lives.
Sometimes, carrying on, just carrying on, is the superhuman achievement.
People who relieve others of their money with guns are called robbers.
It does not alter the immorality of the act when the income transfer is carried out by government.
We damaged all the big guns we could, and carried away the powder and the lead.
A Lifetime Warranty on a concealed carry firearm isn't much good, If the firearm fails in an armed encounter, the owner of the firearm might expire, along with the warranty.
We seek outside the wonders we carry inside us.
I carried it (a revolver) religiously and during the summer I asked a friend, a man who had been one of Franklin's bodyguards in New York State, to give me some practice in target shooting so that if the need arose I would know how to use the gun.
If frogs had side pockets, they'd carry hand guns.
I don't think suicide is so terrible.
Some rainy winter Sundays when there's a little boredom, you should always carry a gun. Not to shoot yourself, but to know exactly that you're always making a choice.
Never forget that intelligence rules the world and ignorance carries the burden. Therefore, remove yourself as far as possible from ignorance and seek as far as possible to be intelligent.
We have two choices: One is to continue to see a poor, ill, crying Africa, carrying guns, that depends on other people forever, or to promote an Africa which is confident, peaceful, independent, but cognizant of its huge problems and great values at the same time.
I've carried a gun for 10 years. I've carried them in the locker room, and nobody really knows about it. I know how to handle myself, and I stow it away where nobody really knows about it.
If security guards aren't allowed to carry guns, I don't have to obey their made up rules.
Ancient lovers believed a kiss would literally unite their souls, because the spirit was said to be carried in one's breath.
You don't have to carry a gun to be a freedom fighter.
I don't know about you, but if you hear that Williams guns have been taken, you'll know Williams is dead.
I'll carry on, carry over, carry forward, Cary Grant, cash and carry, carry me back to Old Virginia, I'll even 'hari-kari' if you show me how, but I will not carry a gun!
Don't forget to fall in love with yourself first ~Carrie Bradshaw
I would feel horrible to think I had put my name on a pistol permit and allowed someone to carry around a gun and they committed another crime.
Rand Paul tried hard to upstage Donald Trump at the first debate, talking tough about his guns and his right not to register them. But with his pixie-ish perm, Paul does not impress me as the gunslinger type. Rand Paul is the RuPaul of politics. He would do better to defend his right to carry an unregistered blow-dryer and curling irons.
If you want to shoot rare, fast-moving elephants, you should always carry a loaded gun.
Prior to being mugged I did not feel I had to carry a gun.
However, I knew how to shoot a gun very proficiently. As a boy, I used to play cowboys and Indians all the time.
I carry a weapon. I got a death threat a few years ago and was really scared. But I don't want bodyguards. I am my own security.