"A free people ought to be armed."
"Those who give up essential liberties for temporary safety deserve neither liberty or safety."
"Anyone who is not a liberal in his youth has no heart. Anyone who remains so as he matures has no brain!"
-Sir Winston Churchill
"If the price I must pay for my freedom is to acknowledge that the government was granted the power to infringe on them, then I am not free."
"Self-defense is Nature's eldest law."
“Owning a handgun doesn't make you armed any more than owning a guitar makes you a musician."
-Col. Jeff Cooper
"If you've got a gun law that criminals will obey, why not just turn it into a murder law that criminals will obey?"
"It is because the people are civilized, that they are with safety armed."
"An unarmed man can only flee from evil, and evil is not overcome by fleeing from it."
"If guns cause crime, all of mine are defective."
- Ted Nugent
"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?"
"Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote!"
"Arms in the hands of citizens may be used at individual discretion... in private self-defense."
"An armed society is a polite society."
"The one weapon every man, soldier, sailor, or airman should be able to use effectively is the rifle."
-President Dwight D. Eisenhower
"The right to buy weapons is the right to be free."
--AE Van Vogt
"That the Constitution shall never be construed to authorize Congress to infringe the just liberty of the press or the rights of conscience; or to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms..." -Samuel Adams arguing for a Bill of Rights
""No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms."
"If you look like prey, you will be eaten."
"From my cold, dead hands."
"Gun Control means using both hands."
“When citizens fear their government, you have tyranny; when the government fears it's citizens, you have freedom."
"Luck is when preparation meets opportunity"