Quotes of the Day

"And they are ignorant that the purpose of the sword is to save every man from slavery."

--Marcus Annaeus Lucanus Roman poet (A.D. 39-65)


"There exists a law, not written down anywhere, but in our hearts; a law which comes to us not by training or custom or reading; a law which has come to us not from theory but from practice; not by instruction but by natural intuition: I refer to the law which lays it down that, if our lives are endangered by plots or violence or armed robbers or enemies, any and every method of protecting ourselves is morally right."

--Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 BC-43 BC)



"When a strong man, fully armed, guards his palace, his possessions are safe."

Jesus Christ, Luke 11:21


"Laws that forbid the carrying of arms...disarms only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes..."

--Thomas Jefferson


"Let us speak courteously, deal fairly, and keep ourselves armed and ready."

--Theodore Roosevelt


"Americans [have] the right and advantage of being armed - unlike citizens of other countries whose governments are afraid to trust the people with arms."

--James Madison


"Those without swords may still die upon them."

--Eowyn, J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings 

4 comments:

Andy said...

Good quotes.

Where did you get the Life magazine cover? I'm curious about the hardware, especially the one in the middle.

Mad Saint Jack said...

"If someone comes to kill you, arise quickly and kill him." --- Talmudic law

http://jpfo.org/filegen-n-z/six-about-2nd.htm

Mad Saint Jack said...

Andy- T 28 Super Heavy Tank (???)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T28_Super_Heavy_Tank

JB Miller said...

Andy, Google image search!