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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Aiming isn't hitting. - African Saying

Leave the gun, take the cannoli. - The Godfather

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

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

A gun gives you the body, not the bird. - Henry David Thoreau

Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark. - David Ogilvy

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

The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun. - R Buckminster Fuller

Please do not shoot the pianist. He is doing his best. - Oscar Wilde

A good archer is known not by his arrows but by his aim. - Thomas Fuller

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

Many people aim at nothing - and hit it with remarkable precision. - Unknown

Guns don't kill people. Dads with pretty daughters kill people. - Unknown

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

Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not. - Thomas Jefferson

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

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

You can get more with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone. - Al Capone

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

If you have a gun you can rob a bank, but if you have a bank you can rob everyone. - Unknown

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

A world without nuclear weapons would be less stable and more dangerous for all of us. - Margaret Thatcher

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

The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already degraded. - George Orwell

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

I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones. - Albert Einstein

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

Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind. - Seneca

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

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

The Bush administration said today there is a lot of support for us to attack Iraq. Exxon, Mobil, Texaco, Chevron, they're all lining up. - Jay Leno

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

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


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19-Sep-2017