quotes tagged with 'weapons'

Always keep your clothes and your weapons where you can find them in the dark.

Author: Robert Heinlein, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in weapons war soldier robertheinlein EDS warrior 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

There is no type of human endeavor where it is so important that the leader understands all phases of his job as that of the profession of arms.

Author: Major General James Fry, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in weapons tactics warfare EDS jamesfry 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Weapons are the tools of power ... In the hands of the free and decent citizen, they should be the tools of liberty ... An unarmed man can only flee from evil, and evil is not overcome by fleeing from it.

Author: Colonel John Dean "Jeff" Cooper, USMC, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in weapons liberty freedom tyranny evil guns johndeancooper 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of the men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory.

Author: George S. Patton, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in weapons war leadership victory officers followers georgespatton 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Congress have no power to disarm the militia. Their swords, and every other terrible implement of the soldier, are the birthright of an American… The unlimited power of the sword is not in the hands of either the federal or state governments, but, where I trust in God it will ever remain, in the hands of the people.

Author: Tench Coxe, Source: Pennsylvania Gazette, Feb. 20, 1788Saved by ImaWriterIII in weapons defense liberty government america militia guns politicalpower 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

...to disarm the people is the best and most effective way to enslave them…”

Author: George Mason, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in weapons liberty tyranny guns georgemason 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

[T]o preserve liberty, it is essential that the whole body of the people always possess arms, and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them.

Author: Richard Henry Lee, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in weapons liberty tyranny guns RichardHenryLee 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Laws that forbid the carrying of arms… disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes… Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man.

Author: Thomas Jefferson, Source: Cesare Beccaria, On Crimes and Punishment, quoted by Thomas Jefferson in Commonplace Book, 1774-1776Saved by ImaWriterIII in weapons liberty tyranny thomasjefferson laws guns 2ndammendment 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

If we fight a war and win it with H-bombs, what history will remember is not the ideals we were fighting for but the methods we used to accomplish them. These methods will be compared to the warfare of Genghis Khan who ruthlessly killed every last inhabitant of Persia.

Author: Hans Bethe, physicist, Source: ?Saved by mlsscaress in weapons warfare hydrogenbomb 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]
I know not what weapons WWIII will be fought, but WWIV will be fought with sticks and stones.
Author: Albert Einstein, Source: unknownSaved by joshua in weapons war nuclear albert einstine 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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