quote by Frank Costello

When you decide to be something, you can be it. That's what they don't tell you in the church. When I was your age, they would say we can become cops or criminals. Today, what I'm saying to you is this: when you're facing a loaded gun, what's the difference?

— Frank Costello

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Loaded gun quote It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.

It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.

When you decide to be something, you can be it.

You see, in this world, there's two kinds of people, my friend - those with loaded guns, and those who dig. You dig.

Loaded gun quote All you need to make a movie is a girl and a gun.

All you need to make a movie is a girl and a gun.

Western civilization is a loaded gun pointed at the head of this planet.

Ideas pull the trigger, but instinct loads the gun.

It's like I have a loaded gun in my mouth and I like the taste of metal

I came up with a new game-show idea recently.

It's called The Old Game. You got three old guys with loaded guns onstage. They look back at their lives, see who they were, what they accomplished, how close they came to realizing their dreams. The winner is the one who doesn't blow his brains out. He gets a refrigerator.

To fill a world with ... religions of the Abrahamic kind, is like littering the streets with loaded guns. Do not be surprised if they are used.

Twelve magicians and two carnies have been shot dead doing the bullet catch.

That's cool enough, but every night when we close our show with that trick and the loaded gun gets pointed in my face, it goes so far beyond cool. All I can think is 12 magicians, two carnies.

Love's a loaded gun and it shoots to kill.

A book is a loaded gun in the house next door.

..Who knows who might be the target of the well-read man?

Eating disorders are like a gun that's formed by genetics, loaded by a culture and family ideals, and triggered by unbearable distress.

All illnesses have some heredity contribution.

It's been said that genetics loads the gun and environment pulls the trigger.

A book is a loaded gun.

If you want to shoot rare, fast-moving elephants, you should always carry a loaded gun.

You are holding a loaded gun, you idiot. Act like it.

We must all be alike. Not everyone born free and equal, as the Constitution says, but everyone made equal. Each man the image of every other; then all are happy, for there are no mountains to make them cower, to judge themselves against.

The purest surrealist act is walking into a crowd with a loaded gun and firing into it randomly

I'm a drunken midget with a loaded gun, a loaded gun.

Go over and over your beads, paint weird designs on your forehead, wear your hear matted, long, and ostentatious, but when deep inside you there is a loaded gun, how can you have God?

Many men are stored full of unused knowledge.

Like loaded guns that are never fired off, or military magazines in times of peace, they are stuffed with useless ammunition.

If the world were a bar, America would currently be the angry drunk waving around a loaded gun. Yeah, the other people in the bar may be afraid of him, but they sure as hell don't respect him.

I think unity is a mistake.... If I were the Establishment and had the big loaded guns of the various oppressive institutions....I would much prefer to see one lion come through the door than 500 mice.

A lot of people refer to power as shooting a loaded gun.

When you have to shoot the gun, you've lost the power. Other people's knowledge of your gun should be enough.

My Life had stood - a Loaded Gun - In Corners - till a Day The Owner passed - identified - And carried Me away -

Two special agents at the front door pulled me outside.

By that time, they had already had the house surrounded with loaded weapons, machine guns, shotguns... about 25 federal agents.

Keep your guns on and don't let anybody tell you how to load your guns or bust ya guns.

Unfortunately, dozens of toddlers injure themselves, even kill people with guns, because, unfortunately, not everyone who has loaded guns in their homes takes appropriate precautions.

It took a week for me to be able to take the gun apart, put the gun back together, get the ammunition and load, all the while keeping my eyes down the scope, which was something I'd never had to do before.

As you can imagine when you have to summon a force like that together, the opposing elements are pretty freaking gnarly. I would think of those pioneer movies where they've got the cook and the ladies loading the guns and firing at the surrounded wagons. I don't put Coulson in that category, I think he is on the upper tier of people who come to scrap at situations like that but everybody's involved.

Revenge in the hands of your enemies is a loaded gun.

You can beg them for mercy, wave the white flag of surrender, but the only true elixir for the vitriol they bestow is a measure of hatred dispensed of your own.

I never pulled a loaded pistol on anybody, but it got around that I did.

It got turned into lore. It's a myth. There's so much bad gun stuff.

When someone points a gun at your head and loads it, by God, you ought to take them seriously.

What the Iranians have said is, "we will wipe Israel off the face of the map, and we will bring death to America." When someone points a gun at your head and loads it, by God, you ought to take them seriously, and we need to take that seriously.

This was in San Francisco, in 1987. A bunch of kids were camped out in the Riviera Hotel - boy hustlers and their sugar daddy. One boy, Tank, showed us his gun. 'It's not loaded,' he said. He pointed the gun to his head, then out the window, and then to the ceiling. When the gun was pointed to the ceiling, he pulled the trigger and it went off. The gun was loaded after all.

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