Gun Quotes

A woman who demands further gun control legislation is like a chicken who roots for Colonel Sanders.
~Larry Elder

Are we at last brought to such humiliating and debasing degradation, that we cannot be trusted with arms for our defense? … If our defense be the real object of having those arms, in whose hands can they be trusted with more propriety, or equal safety to us, as in our own hands?
~ Patrick Henry

Gun control has not worked in D.C. The only people who have guns are criminals. We have the strictest gun laws in the nation and one of the highest murder rates. It’s quicker to pull your Smith & Wesson than to dial 911 if you’re being robbed.”
~Lowell Duckett

To preserve liberty, it is essential that the whole body of people always possess arms, and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them…
~Richard Henry Lee

If someone has a gun and is trying to kill you, it would be reasonable to shoot back with your own gun.
~The Dalai Lama
Gun Quotes

Criminals love gun control; it makes their jobs safer.

This year will go down in history. For the first time, a civilized nation has full gun registration. Our streets will be safer, our police more efficient, and the world will follow our lead into the future!
~Adolph Hitler

Gun bans disarm victims, putting them at the mercy of murderers or terrorists who think nothing of breaking the gun laws.
~Michael Badnarik

One of the ordinary modes, by which tyrants accomplish their purposes without resistance, is, by disarming the people, and making it an offense to keep arms.”
~Joseph Story

The right of the people to keep and bear…arms shall not be infringed. A well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, trained to arms, is the best and most natural defense of a free country…
~James Madison

The bearing of arms is the essential medium through which the individual asserts both his social power and his participation in politics as a responsible moral being…”
~J.G.A. Pocock

The world is filled with violence. Because criminals carry guns, we decent law-abiding citizens should also have guns. Otherwise they will win and the decent people will lose.
~James Earl Jones

None but an armed nation can dispense with a standing army. To keep ours armed and disciplined is therefore at all times important.
~Thomas Jefferson

Gun control is like trying to reduce drunk driving by making it tougher for sober people to own cars.

An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life.
~Robert A. Heinlein

Make good scouts of yourselves, become good rifle shots so that if it becomes necessary that you defend your families and your country that you can do it.
~Lord Baden-Powell

Free people own guns. Slaves don't.

Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of arms.

That rifle on the wall of the labourer’s cottage or working class flat is the symbol of democracy. It is our job to see that it stays there.
~George Orwell

No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms.
~Thomas Jefferson

Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.
~Benjamin Franklin

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.
~L. Neil Smith

To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them.
~George Mason

Arms are the only true badge of liberty. The possession of arms is the distinction of a free man from a slave.
~Andrew Fletcher,

The philosophy of gun control: Teenagers are roaring through town at 90MPH, where the speed limit is 25. Your solution is to lower the speed limit to 20.
~Sam Cohen

An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life.
~Robert A. Heinlein

Before a standing army can rule, the people must be disarmed, as they are in almost every country in Europe.
~Noah Webster

The right of self-defense never ceases. It is among the most sacred, and alike necessary to nations and to individuals.
~James Monroe

You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind each blade of grass.
~Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto

Arms in the hands of citizens may be used at individual discretion in private self defense.
~John Adams

Americans have the will to resist because you have weapons. If you don’t have a gun, freedom of speech has no power.
~Yoshimi Ishikawa

When guns are outlawed only outlaws will have guns!

In a polity, each citizen is to possess his own arms, which are not supplied or owned by the state.
~ Aristotle

I’d much rather go to my grave never needing my gun, than go there wishing I had it.
~ Phil Dalmolin

The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it.
~Thomas Jefferson

Trespassers will be shot. Survivors will be shot again!

We, the People are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts — not to overthrow the Constitution, but to overthrow men who pervert the Constitution.
~ Abraham Lincoln

A sword never kills anybody; it is a tool in the killer’s hand.

A system of licensing and registration is the perfect device to deny gun ownership to the bourgeoisie.
~Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

A government resting on the minority is an aristocracy, not a Republic, and could not be safe with a numerical and physical force against it, without a standing army, an enslaved press and a disarmed populace.
~James Madison

Blaming guns for killing people is like blaming pencils for bad spelling
~Larry the Cable Guy

The fundamental force behind the Second Amendment is to empower the people and give them the greatest measure of authority over the tyranny of runaway government.
~Bob Schaffer

Don’t think of it as `gun control’, think of it as `victim disarmament’. If we make enough laws, we can all be criminals.

The possession of arms by the people is the ultimate warrant that government governs only with the consent of the governed.
~ Jeff Snyder

Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the act of depriving a whole nation of arms, as the blackest.
~Mahatma Gandhi

Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the outcome of the vote.
~Benjamin Franklin

The problem is not the availability of guns, it is the availability of morons.
~ Antonio Meloni

Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.

If you carry a gun, people will call you paranoid. That’s ridiculous. If I have a gun, what in the hell do I have to be paranoid about?
~Clint Smith

Gun control? We need bullet control! I think every bullet should cost 5,000 dollars. Because if a bullet cost five thousand dollar, we wouldn’t have any innocent bystanders.
~Chris Rock

I have a very strict gun control policy: if there’s a gun around, I want to be in control of it.
~Clint Eastwood

Germans who wish to use firearms should join the SS or the SA – ordinary citizens don’t need guns, as their having guns doesn’t serve the State.
~Heinrich Himmler

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