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Diane Abbott Quotes and Sayings

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Gun crime is a major cause of fear and distress throughout the UK.
The problem is deeply entrenched in a wide range of
social and cultural factors and therefore not an isolated issue.
- Diane Abbott

My mother liked Jim Reeves.
I hated his records.
He was unbearable.
- Diane Abbott

You can't defend the indefensible - anything you say
sounds self-serving and hypocritical.
- Diane Abbott

The honest truth is that if this government were to
propose the massacre of the first-born,
it would still have no difficulty in getting it through the Commons.
- Diane Abbott

 

My London constituency in Hackney has one of the highest
levels of gun crime in the country.
But the problem is no longer confined to inner city areas.
Gun crime has spread to communities all over Britain.
- Diane Abbott

The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

I have a love interest in every one of my films:
a gun.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

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The rules have changed.
True power is held by the person who possesses the largest bookshelf,
not gun cabinet or wallet.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier
weapon than the machine-gun.
- George Orwell

As a strong supporter of our 2nd Amendment rights,
I believe tougher enforcement of our nation's existing
gun laws must be done before any more laws are enacted and put on the books.
- Jeff Miller

You live by the gun and knife, and die by the gun and knife.
- Joe Valachi

The problem here is that there will always be some
uncertainty about how quickly Saddam can acquire nuclear weapons.
But we don't want the smoking gun to be a mushroom cloud.
- Condoleezza Rice

Force and mind are opposites; morality ends where a gun begins.
- Ayn Rand

Love is a perky elf dancing a merry little jig and
then suddenly he turns on you with a miniature machine gun.
- Matt Groening

Finance is a gun.
Politics is knowing when to pull the trigger.
- Mario Puzo

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.
- Mike Rutherford

If you make a gun, you are either going to sell it
or you are going to use it.
And if you're going to sell it, someone else is going to use it.
- Arthur Boyd

I'm not gonna shoot anyone with the pellet gun...
Not unless I have to!
- Adam Savage

Our pre-9/11 gun laws allow our enemies in the War
on Terror to arm themselves right here in our own country.
- Carolyn McCarthy

I associate my motion picture career more with being unhappy and scared,
or being under the gun, than with anything pleasant.
- Francis Ford Coppola

All you need for a movie is a gun and a girl.
- Jean-Luc Godard

The gun issue is a big, unresolved issue in this country right now.
I think it's out of control.
- Nora Dunn

If you can keep playing tennis when somebody is shooting a gun down the street,
that's concentration.
- Serena Williams

Power may be at the end of a gun, but sometimes it's
also at the end of the shadow or the image of a gun.
- Jean Genet

There will be no justice as long as man will stand
with a knife or with a gun and destroy those who are weaker than he is.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer

I could get into bed with James Bond,
then take my false leg off and it would really be a gun.
- Heather Mills

By the end, everybody had a label - pig,
liberal, radical, revolutionary...
If you had everything but a gun, you were a radical but not a revolutionary.
- Jerry Rubin

Thoughts are the gun, words are the bullets,
deeds are the target, the bulls-eye is heaven.
- Douglas Horton

Politics in a literary work, is like a gun shot in the middle of a concert,
something vulgar, and however, something which is impossible to ignore.
- Stendhal

Ideas pull the trigger, but instinct loads the gun.
- Don Marquis

Everyone smiles with that invisible gun to their head.
- Chuck Palahniuk

The gun went off accidentally.
- Phil Spector

If you talk to any of my Democratic colleagues who lost that year,
they would tell that gun control was one of the major
contributory factors in the loss of their seats.
- John Dingell

But there are 90 million gun owners in the United States.
Only 3.5 million want the insurance and magazines and
the various things you get for joining the NRA.
- Michael D. Barnes

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.
- Bernhard Goetz

Sometimes if you want to get rid of the gun,
you have to pick the gun up.
- Huey Newton

Now I am within thirty yards of him.
He must fall.
The gun pours out its stream of lead.
Then it jams.
Then it reopens fire.
That jam almost saved his life.
- Manfred von Richthofen

I'd like President Bush to get a gun in his hands.
I'll go with him.
I can't think of anything better than to die in place
's just beginning their lives.
- F. Murray Abraham

Bullets cannot be recalled.
They cannot be uninvented.
But they can be taken out of the gun.
- Martin Amis

A manager uses a relief pitcher like a six shooter,
he fires until it's empty then takes the gun and throws it at the villain.
- Dan Quisenberry

You know, I've never shot a gun in a movie.
- Devon Sawa

Everybody has a gun in their car in Detroit.
- Jim Harrison

I've often wondered, when they've done Of Mice And Men on stage,
and I've seen it, how they did that gun thing.
I've watched it on stage, but I don't remember it.
- Ray Walston

I'm from Texas, and I would love to do an old-fashioned gun-slinging Western.
- Jensen Ackles

Religion has become so many different things.
Religion is an economic thing for some people.
Religion is a gun.
- Ziggy Marley

Why do we need another station where everyone has a
gun? We already have BET.
- Greg Giraldo

Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.
- Mao Tse-Tung

All my life I wanted to be a bank robber.
Carry a gun and wear a mask.
Now that it's happened I guess I'm just about the best
bank robber they ever had.
And I sure am happy.
- John Dillinger

There are some circles in America where it seems to
be more socially acceptable to carry a hand-gun than a packet of cigarettes.
- Katherine Whitehorn

As an actor, you're pretty much a hired gun.
You are reading other people's words off of a page
and doing what they want you to do.
- Corey Feldman

I think we ought to raise the age at which juveniles can have a gun.
- George W. Bush

It was just so elaborate and so luxurious.
We had every gadget imaginable.
You know, I had the little gun that came out,
and I had the little gun in the heel of the shoe.
- Robert Conrad

I love New York City; I've got a gun.
- Charles Barkley

When shooting in the dark, it is a good idea to use a machine gun.
- Craig Bruce

Eighty-six percent of the gun death of children under
the age of 14 internationally is right here in the
United States of America.
It is madness.
- Nita Lowey

I don't care if I fall as long as someone else picks
up my gun and keeps on shooting.
- Che Guevara

I want to kill the president because I no like the capitalists.
I have the gun in my hand, I kill kings and presidents
first and next all capitalists.
- Giuseppe Zangara

I keep all my clothes on in House on Haunted Hill,
Mary Jane's Last Dance, and The Way of the Gun.
- Taye Diggs

I knew one thing: as soon as anyone said you didn't need a gun,
you'd better take one along that worked.
- Raymond Chandler

What was the competition? Well, I remember this Puerto
Rican who came out in a short skirt and a gun.
- Sarah Vaughan

It's not a gun control problem; it's a cultural control problem.
- Bob Barr

I wasn't driving down the wrong side of the street,
smoking marijuana, waving my gun out the window.
- Coolio

If you really want to kill yourself,
you get a gun and blow your head off.
- Lorna Luft

The gun lobby finds waiting periods inconvenient.
You have only to ask my husband how inconvenient he
finds his wheelchair from time to time.
- Sarah Brady

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

I don't have to be careful, I've got a gun.
- Matt Groening

The only times an Afro-American who was assaulted got
away has been when he had a gun and used it in self-defense.
- Ida B. Wells

You can't go to a negotiating table pointing a gun,
but you've got to keep it over your shoulder.
- Joe Slovo

Your heaviest artillery will be your will to live.
Keep that big gun going.
- Norman Cousins

I never threatened him and no Syrian intelligence officer
has ever pointed a gun to his head.
- Rafik Hariri

You can get much farther with a kind word and a gun
than you can with a kind word alone.
- Al Capone


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