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You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.
People often ask me how I feel about my invention being used to kill people every day and the AK being a common weapon of ethnic conflicts. I want to make it clear that I created my assault rifle to protect my country. You can blame politicians for its spreading out of control on a global scale.
We don't just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary.
Booker T. Washington
If it's lawful to have a rifle club to kill pheasants, it should be just as lawful to have one to kill wolves or dogs that are being sicked on little black babies. In fact, it's constitutional. Article Number Two of the constitution guarantees the right of every citizen to own a rifle or a shot gun.
When you're wounded and left on Afghanistan's plains, and the women come out to cut up what remains, jest roll to your rifle and blow out your brains and go to your gawd like a soldier.
My dad, Frank Addison Albini, was a terrific shot with a rifle and had generally excellent hunting skills. While my dad loved hunting and fishing, he didn't romanticize them. He was filling the freezer, not intellectualizing some caveman impulse or proving his worth as a real man.
If we don't get gun-control laws in this country, we are full of beans. To have the National Rifle Association rule the United States is pathetic. And I agree with Mayor Michael Bloomberg: It's time to put up or shut up about gun control for both parties.
The only real power comes out of a long rifle.
I wish it to be remembered that I was the last man of my tribe to surrender my rifle.
If you have a dog, I must have a dog. If you have a rifle, I must have a rifle. If you have a club, I must have a club. This is equality.
When I lost my rifle, the Army charged me 85 dollars. That is why in the Navy the Captain goes down with the ship.
There are two types of courage involved with what I did. When it comes to picking up a rifle, millions of people are capable of doing that, as we see in Iraq or Vietnam. But when it comes to risking their careers, or risking being invited to lunch by the establishment, it turns out that's remarkably rare.
A vote is like a rifle; its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
No matter how nice the company one might be with, however, it is never pleasant to have a rifle pointed at one's back.
Making fun of born-again Christians is like hunting dairy cows with a high powered rifle and scope.
P. J. O'Rourke
When he was young, I told Dale Jr. that hunting and racing are a lot alike. Holding that steering wheel and holding that rifle both mean you better be responsible.
A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks with authority.
Pick up a rifle and you change instantly from a subject to a citizen.
If Charlton Heston can have a constitutional right carry a rifle, why can't grandma have a constitutional right to health care?
Two of my favorite things are my steering wheel and my Remington rifle.
The Palestinian Rifle is ready and we will aim it if they try to prevent us from praying in Jerusalem.
My own dream is that we discover that the NSA has been secretly keeping files on members of the National Rifle Association.
I am a southerner who grew up with and around guns. I own some still. My father gave me a .22 rifle when I was 9 and a single barrel .410 shotgun when I was 10.
If have to undergo preschool safety checks every morning, why does a random thug get to own an assault rifle?
I do not consider the AK to be the best-ever assault rifle.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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