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- Bruce Lee
- Churchill, Winston
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
- George Patton
- George Washington
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- James Madison
- John Adams
- John F. Kennedy
- Mohandas K. Gandhi
- Patrick Henry
- Ronald Reagan
- Franklin Delano Roosevelt
- Frederick Douglas
- Theodore Roosevelt
- Sun Tzu
- Thomas Jefferson
- Thomas Paine
"One loves to possess arms, though they hope never to have occasion for them."
"A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit."
"Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing."
"Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves are its only safe depositories."
"Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans, and must be that of every free state."
"Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call to her tribunal every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blindfolded fear."
"From time to time, the tree of liberty must be watered with the blood of tyrants and patriots."
"A strong body makes a mind strong. As to the exercises, I advise the gun. While this gives a moderate exercise to the Body, it gives boldness, enterprise, and independence to the mind . . . Let your gun therefore be the constant companion of your walks."
--Thomas Jefferson August 1785--
"The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government."
"What country can preserve its liberties if their rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms."
-- Thomas Jefferson--
"Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not."