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

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Aim at nothing and you'll succeed. - Unknown

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

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

Sex at age 90 is like trying to shoot pool with a rope. - George Burns

Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality. - Jules de Gaultier

Is that a gun in your pocket, or are you just glad to see me? - Mae West

Prose is a museum, where all the old weapons of poetry are kept. - T.E. Hulme

When you aim for perfection, you discover it's a moving target. - George Fisher

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

The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter. - Mark Twain

Golf is a game in which you yell fore, shoot six, and write down five. - Paul Harvey

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

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

Leadership is intangible, and therefore no weapon ever designed can replace it. - Omar N. Bradley

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

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

If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever. - Thomas Aquinas

Attitude is everything - shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll be among the stars. - Les Brown

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

Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed. - Joseph Stalin

I'm all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools. Let's start with typewriters. - Frank Lloyd Wright

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

The only weapon with which the unconscious patient can immediately retaliate upon the incompetent surgeon is hemorrhage. - William Stewart Halsted

The Supreme Court's only armor is the cloak of public trust; its sole ammunition, the collective hopes of our society. - Irving R. Kaufman

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

The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that our aim is too low and we reach it. - Michelangelo

You've probably got a device on you that can shoot decent video, so what's stopping you? Capture and share some moments. - Steve Garfield

Aim at the sun, and you may not reach it; but your arrow will fly far higher than if aimed at an object on a level with yourself. - Joel Hawes

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

In the long run men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, though they should fail immediately, they had better aim at something high. - Henry David Thoreau

I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody, and I wouldn't lose any voters, okay? It's, like, incredible. - Donald Trump

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

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

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

Paul Revere was warning the British about gun control, and George Washington apparently was crossing the Delaware to bomb an abortion clinic. - Bill Maher

The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark. - Michelangelo Buonarroti

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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25-Apr-2019