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John W. Hinckley, Jr. Quotes and Sayings

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Guns are neat little things, aren't they? They can
kill extraordinary people with very little effort.
- John W. Hinckley, Jr.

Jodie Foster may continue to outwardly ignore me for the rest of my life,
but I have made her one of the most famous actresses in the world.
- John W. Hinckley, Jr.

Your prodigal son has left again to exorcise some demons.
- John W. Hinckley, Jr.

A lawyer with his briefcase can steal more than a hundred men with guns.
- Mario Puzo

 

Baseball happens to be a game of cumulative tension but football,
basketball and hockey are played with hand grenades and machine guns.
- John Leonard

In my dreams I hear again the crash of guns,
the rattle of musketry, the strange,
mournful mutter of the battlefield.
- Douglas MacArthur

At least 50 times.
I've jumped off a building, jumped off a cliff in a car.
I've been in bedrooms when women came in with knives and guns.
- Dennis Rodman

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A fanatic is one who sticks to his guns whether they're loaded or not.
- Franklin P. Jones

Why is it that, as a culture, we are more comfortable
seeing two men holding guns than holding hands?
- Ernest Gaines

The guns and the bombs, the rockets and the warships,
are all symbols of human failure.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

I went over to the Charlestown Navy Yard yesterday
and saw some big men of war,
one over 100 guns.
- John D. Long

But hopes are Shy Birds flying at a great distance
seldom reached by the best of Guns.
- John James Audubon

It was comical because you're at a firing range,
all these people are so seriously shooting their little guns.
- Ryan Reynolds

I have a lot of fun with guns, especially the M-16,
but my favourite is my little .22.
It fits nicely in the palm of your hand.
I do limit myself to blanks.
- Jeri Ryan

All kinds of celebrities, political ones as well,
are increasingly being targeted.
In this country, with all the countless guns.
- Cesar Romero

I had never really fired guns before,
so this was all very new to me.
- Shane West

I don't think you can in any way export culture with guns or tanks.
- Bernardo Bertolucci

Banning guns addresses a fundamental right of all Americans to feel safe.
- Dianne Feinstein

If we are attacked we can only defend ourselves with guns not with butter.
- Joseph Goebbels

Ideas are more powerful than guns.
We would not let our enemies have guns,
why should we let them have ideas.
- Joseph Stalin

The first and most imperative necessity in war is money,
for money means everything else - men,
guns, ammunition.
- Ida Tarbell

Elevate those guns a little lower.
- Andrew Jackson

But I'm not particularly comfortable around guns.
- Ryan Phillippe

That guns do more than protect us from criminals;
more importantly,
they protect us from the ongoing threat of government.
- Lyn Nofziger

I don't shoot guns.
I don't know how to do that.
I grew Upstate New York, so I fought with my fists.
- Jimmy Fallon

There are naked people in boots on a mountain top firing guns.
- Andy Richter

Guns will make us powerful; butter will only make us fat.
- Hermann Goering

Courage and conviction are powerful weapons against
an enemy who depends only on fists or guns.
Animals know when you are afraid; a coward knows when you are not.
- David Seabury

Unless they're a fugitive or a felon,
or adjudicated mentally ill, we're not against them buying guns at all.
- Sarah Brady

Guns are evil!
And very little good comes from the availability of
a bullet designed to kill human beings!
- Mackenzie Astin

We had a great many horses, of which we gave Lewis
and Clark what they needed,
and they gave us guns and tobacco in return.
- Chief Joseph

We're going to see fugitives and felons,
eventually, being able to get guns much more easily.
- Sarah Brady

Let everyone leave all the guns - British guns and Irish guns -
outside the door.
- Martin McGuinness

Our artillery has really been sensational.
For once we have enough of something and at the right time.
Officers tell me they actually have more guns than
they know what to do with.
- Ernie Pyle

Basically, there's not enough sex in movies,
that's it.
I'm trying to say it, people.
I miss sex in movies because sex is natural,
guns are not.
- Zoe Saldana

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 loose.
- James Earl Jones

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.
- Cal Thomas

Soldiers are dreamers; when the guns begin they think of firelit homes,
clean beds, and wives.
- Siegfried Sassoon

In Houston everyone owns guns and uses 'em -
sometimes just for the hell of it.
- Shelley Duvall

We must get rid of all the guns.
- Sarah Brady

They say you can rap about anything except for Jesus,
that means guns, sex, lies, video tapes,
but if I talk about God my record won't get played Huh?
- Kanye West

I hate guns.
- John Howard

Nelson Mandela is, for me, the single statesman in the world.
The single statesman, in that literal sense,
who is not solving all his problems with guns.
It's truly unbelievable.
- Toni Morrison

The House passage of our bill is a victory for this country!
Common sense wins out.
I'm just so thrilled and excited.
The sale of guns must stop.
Halfway measures are not enough.
- Sarah Brady

Every one of my positions cuts - out half the country.
I'm pro-choice, I'm pro-gay rights, I'm pro-immigration,
I'm against guns, I believe in Darwin.
- Michael Bloomberg

To declaim freedom verses seems like a poem within a poem;
freedom requires guns,
it requires arms, but no feet.
- Franz Grillparzer

I do not believe in people owning guns.
Guns should be owned only by the police and military.
I am going to do everything I can to disarm this state.
- Michael Dukakis

We can do without butter, but, despite all our love of peace,
not without arms.
One cannot shoot with butter, but with guns.
- Joseph Goebbels

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses,
row on row, That mark our place, and in the sky,
The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard among the guns below.
- John McCrae

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

Some parents say it is toy guns that make boys warlike.
But give a boy a rubber duck and he will seize its
neck like the butt of a pistol and shout "Bang!"
- George Will

It's a dream part, running around with guns,
being an agent.
- Lexa Doig

There is no way the American public will sit still
for the banning of or putting any significant restrictions
on the kinds of guns they want.
- James Q. Wilson

It was difficult being a conscientious objector in the 1940's,
but I felt I had to stick to my guns.
- Harold Pinter

We protect aspirin bottles in this country better than
we protect guns from accidents by children.
- Gloria Estefan

No, we're not looking at how to control criminals...
we're talking about banning the AK-47 and semi-automatic guns.
- Howard Metzenbaum

The public is usually slow to catch on to new things,
and it's important that musicians stick to their guns
and not look for that instant gratification.
- Greg Ginn

Something is wrong here, and it's more than easy access
to guns or violence on TV.
It's about lack of love and attachment to loving people early in life.
- Rob Reiner

Growing up in eastern Kentucky like I did,
I'm used to having a few guns around to protect me.
- Loretta Lynn

A lawyer with a briefcase can steal more than a thousand men with guns.
- Mario Puzo

Leaders in Africa are so corrupt that we are certain
if we put dogs in uniforms and put guns on their shoulders,
we'd be hard put to distinguish them.
- Stokely Carmichael

I never liked guns, I hate them, I always blink before they go off.
- Roger Moore

In our school you were searched for guns and knifes
on the way in and if you didn't have any,
they gave you some.
- Emo Philips

We live in a world of guns, bombs and terror.
To conquer hate seems a nigh-impossible task.
- Theodore Bikel

Who's the new Ramones, who's the new Guns 'N Roses,
who's the new Motley Crue, who's the new Black Sabbath? They're coming,
they're on the street, they're 16, 17 years old.
- Nikki Sixx

The current prohibition laws are forcing drug disputes
to be played out with guns in our streets.
We need to put a stop to this criminal drug element in our country.
- Gary Johnson

I have just come from a couple of raids,
where we had a very lively time, and some of them had to pull their guns.
I found it necessary to punch a few sports myself.
- Richard H. Davis

My favourite all-time work of fiction:
Lord of the Rings.
My favourite all-time nonfiction book:
Guns,
Germs, and Steel.
Ask me again next week, you'll get a different answer.
- Orson Scott Card

If you can't protect yourself with talk,
you won't be alive to protect yourself with guns.
- Arthur Boyd

Safe storage and child access prevention laws are critical
steps as we seek to reduce the occurrence of accidental
shootings and suicides involving guns.
- Carl Levin

The British government says that for Sinn Fein to be
involved in talks the guns must be left at the door.
- Martin McGuinness


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