Subject: Conflict

Shoplifting: Free enterprise.

I live in a neighborhood so bad that you can get shot while getting shot.

(1965 – ) comedian, actor, screenwriter, television producer & director

A gun is not a weapon, it's a tool, like a hammer or a screwdriver or an alligator.

cartoon character in The Simpsons (Dan Castellaneta)

God is not on the side of the big battalions, but on the side of those who shoot best.

(1694 – 1778) French author, humanist & satirist

We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.

(c. 620 – 564 BC) Greek slave and author of over 600 fables

If we had less statesmanship we could get along with fewer battleships.

Samuel Clemens (1835 – 1910) author & humorist

If you do big things they print your face, and if you do little things they only print your thumbs.

(1886 – 1969) American journalist & humorist

In New York every rainbow has an empty pot of gold at the end with a chalk outline of a dead leprechaun.

American radio and television personality, comedian & speaker

War is God's way of teaching us geography.

(1842 – 1914) author & satirist

He scored hockey by the number of fights. If you lost seven to one, but won five fights, he figured you won the game.

Canadian businessman, sportsman & owner of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Those who beat their swords into plowshares will plow for those who don't.

An Iranian moderate is one that has run out of ammunition.

(1923 – ) German-born diplomat & scholar

Prisoner serving 2,000-year sentence could face more time

The first thing we do, let’s kill the lawyers.

(1564 – 1616) English dramatist & poet

Do not needlessly endanger your lives until I give you the signal.

(1890 – 1969) 34th U.S. president, U.S. Army General

War does not determine who is right – only who is left.

(1856 – 1950) Irish playwright & socialist

People don’t start wars, governments do.

(1911 – 2004) 40th U.S. president & actor

As you know, you go to war with the army you have, not the army you might want or wish to have at a later time.

(1932 – ) American businessman & U.S. Secretary of Defense

I’d kill for a Nobel Peace Prize.

(1955 – ) comedian, actor & writer

L.A. is very dangerous; I carry a gun in my car, that way, in case the police stop me, I can fend them off until the press gets there.

American actor & writer

In a war of ideas it is people who get killed.

(1909 – 1966) Polish poet, writer & aphorist

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