Ideas are more powerful than guns. We would not let our enemies have guns, why should we let them have ideas.— Joseph Stalin
Unexpected Gun Control quotations
Today I will go out with the flow of life and trust the process. I will not stress over things I can't control.
Because you won't get gun control by disarming law abiding citizens.
There's only one way to get real gun control: Disarm the thugs and the criminals, lock them up, and if you don't actually throw away the key, at least lose it for a long time.
Aim for the high mark and you will hit it.
No, not the first time, not the second time and maybe not the third. But keep on aiming and keep on shooting for only practice will make you perfect. Finally you'll hit the bull's-eye of success.
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.
That's the one issue can't discuss.You can discuss abortion back and forth, discuss gun control back and forth. But you can't have a dissenting opinion in America (politics) on Israel.
All political power comes from the barrel of a gun.
The communist party must command all the guns, that way, no guns can ever be used to command the party.
An unarmed man can only flee from evil, and evil is not overcome by fleeing from it.
Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your mind, feeling and emotions.
The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed.
You assist an administration most effectively by obeying its orders and decrees.
An evil administration never deserves such allegiance. Allegiance to it means partaking of the evil. A good man will therefore resist an evil system or administration with his whole soul.
Firearms stand next in importance to the Constitution itself.
Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where your mood doesn't shift based on the insignificant actions of someone else. Don't allow others to control the direction of your life. Don't allow your emotions to overpower your intelligence.
If I had my way, sporting guns would be strictly regulated, the rest would be confiscated
After a shooting spree, they always want to take the guns away from the people who didn't do it.
The course of history shows that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Only you can control your future.
I have a very strict gun control policy: if there's a gun around, I want to be in control of it.
A sword by itself does not slay; it is merely the weapon used by the slayer.
Concerning non-violence: it is criminal to teach a man not to defend himself when he is the constant victim of brutal attacks.
People who feel the need to control others, don't have control over themselves.
That rifle hanging on the wall of the working-class flat or labourer's cottage is the symbol of democracy. It is our job to see that it stays there.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Cut throats, gun smoke, dope, and hoes, is what controls niggas souls.
Control what you can, confront what you can't.
If I could have gotten 51 votes in the Senate of the United States for an outright ban, picking up every one of them... 'Mr. and Mrs. America, turn 'em all in,' I would have done it.
I do not believe in taking away the right of the citizen for sporting, for hunting and so forth, or for home defense. But I do believe that an AK-47, a machine gun, is not a sporting weapon or needed for defense of a home.
The right of self-defense never ceases.
It is among the most sacred, and alike necessary to nations and to individuals.
Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it.
A woman who demands further gun control legislation is like a chicken who roots for Colonel Sanders.
They have gun control in Cuba. They have universal health care in Cuba. So why do they want to come here?
To preserve liberty, it is essential that the whole body of people always possess arms.
Control is an illusion, let it be, and enjoy the peace.
We have federal regulations and state laws that prohibit hunting ducks with more than three rounds. And yet it's legal to hunt humans with 15-round, 30-round, even 150-round magazines.
The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.
I have long had a tendency to tie marksmanship to morality.
The essence of good marksmanship is self-control, and self-control is the essence of good citizenship. It is too easy to say that a good shot is automatically a good man, but it would be equally incorrect to ignore the connection.
If you have everything under control, you're not moving fast enough.
Self defense is a primary law of nature, which no subsequent law of society can abolish; the immediate gift of the Creator, obliges everyone to resist the first approaches of tyranny.
The governments of Europe are afraid to trust the people with arms.
If they did, the people would certainly shake off the yoke of tyranny, as America did.
I'm not a deeply religious person and I don't really know if there's a God or not and I don't really even care, but something out there has got to control something. Because people can put a gun in their mouth and pull the trigger and live and someone else can slip on the curb and die.
You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.
There's no such thing as a good gun. There's no such thing as a bad gun. A gun in the hands of a bad man is a very dangerous thing. A gun in the hands of a good person is no danger to anyone except the bad guys.
There is a lot of talk now about metal detectors and gun control.
Both are good things. But they are no more a solution than forks and spoons are a solution to world hunger.
Strict gun laws are about as effective as strict drug laws.
..It pains me to say this, but the NRA seems to be right: The cities and states that have the toughest gun laws have the most murder and mayhem.
I don't care if you want to hunt, I don't care if you think it's your right.
I say, sorry, you are not allowed to own a gun, and if you do own a gun I think you should go to prison.
Militias, when properly formed, are in fact the people themselves and include all men capable of bearing arms. [...] To preserve liberty it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them.