Long Bore Gun

Before the era of concealed handguns



Siting the first long bore gun

Texas has the longest and biggest guns in the world

QuotaBills
Not failure, but low aim, is crime. - J. R. Lowell

The gun is not out of Irish politics. - Ian Paisley

Aim high and you won’t shoot your foot off. - Phyllis Diller

If you shoot at mimes, should you use a silencer? - Steven Wright

My single-minded aim is to give existence to fantasy. - Claes Oldenburg

If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

A Canadian is sort of like an American, but without the gun. - Unknown

I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill. - Thomas Edison

Why is it called tourist season if we can't shoot at them? - George Carlin

You can figure out what the villain fears by his choice of weapons. - Connie Brockway

To follow, without halt, one aim: There's the secret of success. - Anna Pavlova

Shoot a few scenes out of focus. I want to win the foreign film award. - Billy Wilder

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

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. - Nelson Mandela

Fanaticism consists in redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim. - George Santayana

It is much easier to imagine ghastly new biological weapons than to create them. - Andrew Pollack

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

Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither. - C S Lewis

I'm a Catholic deer hunter. I am happy to be clinging to my guns and my religion. - Paul Ryan

My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what I feel in the best and simplest way. - Ernest Hemingway

A gun is not a weapon, it’s a tool, like a hammer or a screwdriver or an alligator. - Homer Simpson

While I love shooting in New York City, I look forward to filming season six in Los Angeles. - Donald Trump

The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, serenely, divinely aware. - Henry Miller

The difference between a gun and a tree is a difference of tempo. The tree explodes every spring. - Ezra Pound

No weapon has ever settled a moral problem. It can impose a solution but it cannot guarantee it to be a just one. - Ernest Hemingway

C makes it easy to shoot yourself in the foot; C++ makes it harder, but when you do, it blows away your whole leg. - Bjarne Stroustrup

Humour is the weapon of unarmed people: it helps people who are oppressed to smile at the situation that pains them. - Simon Wiesenthal

Only think of two things - the gun and the tape. When you hear the one, just run like hell until you break the other. - Sam Mussabini

I was court-martialled in my absence and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence. - Brendan Behan

Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don't allow our enemies to have guns, why should we allow them to have ideas. - Joseph Stalin

My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I'm happy. I can't figure it out. What am I doing right? - Charles Schulz

A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself; his aim is so exalted that riches, office, fortune and favour cannot satisfy him. - Samuel Johnson

Life is an arrow - therefore you must know
What mark to aim at, how to use the bow -
Then draw it to the head and let it go. - Henry Van Dyke

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

Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life itself, power and glory, or happiness. - Aristotle

I come bearing an olive branch in one hand, and the freedom fighter's gun in the other. Do not let the olive branch fall from my hand. - Yasser Arafat

Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present. - Marcus Aurelius

When I came back to Dublin, I was courtmartialled in my absence and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence. - Brendan Behan

There are two things to aim at in life; first to get what you want, and after that to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind has achieved the second. - Logan Pearsall Smith

Sex is like an atom bomb. A potent weapon which fascinates and frightens. We're afraid to let it loose, yet we all have our finger on the button. - Zeena Schreck


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21-May-2018