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"You can't mine coal without machine guns." - Richard B. Mellon

"Machine guns are taken through grit and determination." - Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig

"Silent guns have virtue." - Robert Genn

"I hate guns." - John Howard

"And then the Necromancers pulled out their sub-atomic machine guns." - Derek Landy

"Ninth graders with machine guns: its hard to make that a happy story." - Michael Grant

"This machine kills fascists." - Woody Guthrie

"We cannot change ideas in the minds of men and races with machine guns or battle ships." - Herbert Hoover

"The Military Campaigns of the Kingdom of Wu. They didn't have any machine guns or airplanes then." - Wu Peifu

"A militarized police force facing down innocent protesters with sniper rifles and machine guns is totally unacceptable in America." - William Lacy Clay Jr

"Keep your guns on and don't let anybody tell you how to load your guns or bust ya guns." - Rakim

"Sweet dreams though the guns are booming." - Erich Maria Remarque

"Guns know no policy except destruction." - Clare Boothe Luce

"The purpose creates the machine." - Arthur Young

"An actress is not a machine, but they treat you like a machine. A money machine." - Marilyn Monroe

"If you write any kind of fiction about America, you immediately have to start doing some research about guns, so in some ways, 'Gun Machine' is just the culmination of 20 years of reading about guns." - Warren Ellis

"Ah, these diplomats! What chatterboxes! There's only one way to shut them up - cut them down with machine guns. Bulganin, go and get me one!" - Joseph Stalin

"Bombardment, barrage, curtain-fire, mines, gas, tanks, machine-guns, hand-grenades - words, words, but they hold the horror of the world." - Erich Maria Remarque

"Beautiful woman wrapped in chadors, with huge machine guns in their hands. Brilliant, shocking, amazingly contradictory images. They compelled me to deeply investigate these ideas." - Shirin Neshat

"Baseball happens to be a game of cumulative tension but football, basketball and hockey are played with hand grenades and machine guns." - John Leonard

"Assault weapons-just like armor-piercing bullets, machine guns, and plastic firearms-are a new topic. The weapons' menacing looks, coupled with the public's confusion over fully automatic machine guns versus semi-automatic assault weapons-anything that looks like a machine gun is assumed to be a machine gun-can only increase the chance of public support for restrictions on these weapons. In addition, few people can envision a practical use for these weapons." - Josh Sugarmann

"Only a well-oiled machine runs smoothly." - Ron Kaufman

"The machine enslaves, the hand sets free." - Lanza del Vasto

"Christina,'i say,'The factionless have all the guns." - Veronica Roth

"Every day's a negotiation and sometimes it's done with guns." - Joss Whedon

"Dangerous people with guns are a threat to women." - Gabrielle Giffords

"Cameras aren't guns. They can't really hurt you." - Matthew Mcconaughey

"We control the machine. At one point the machine controlled us." - Karim Rashid

"Money is created by a machine... but you can't really create respect with a machine." - Chuck D

"The machine yes the machine never wastes anybody's time never watches the foreman never talks back." - Carl Sandburg

"When the term 'machine gun' enters common parlance, the word 'machine' becomes much more sinister." - Scott Westerfeld

"In 1975 a Senate committee headed by Frank Church found that the [Central Intelligence] Agency had planned a number of assassination operations, using everything from poison to machine guns and sometimes mob hit men" - Jim Garrison

"As a result of the cold, the machine-guns were no longer able to fire...the result of all this was a panic...The battle worthiness of our infantry is at an end" - Heinz Guderian

"On the news that the Tsar had sent the troops icons to boost their morals, General Dragomirov quipped: 'The Japanese are beating us with machine-guns, but never mind: we'll beat them with icons." - Orlando Figes

"When I was little in Spokane, Washington I drew all the time... and my father would bring paper home... and I mostly drew browning automatic water-cooled sub-machine guns... that was my favorite" - David Lynch

"I love breasts. I love the female shape. It's crazy - you can have movie posters with men with machine guns but, oh, God forbid you show the nipples! That never ceases to amaze me." - Helena Christensen

"When I was little in Spokane, Washington I drew all the time... and my father would bring paper home... and I mostly drew browning automatic water-cooled sub-machine guns... that was my favorite." - David Lynch

"I noticed the bushes all around where I stood in my fight with the machine guns were all cut down. The bullets went over my head and on either side. But they never touched me." - Alvin C. York

"Yes, I remember the barbed wire and the guard towers and the machine guns, but they became part of my normal landscape. What would be abnormal in normal times became my normality in camp." - George Takei

"Two special agents at the front door pulled me outside. By that time, they had already had the house surrounded with loaded weapons, machine guns, shotguns... about 25 federal agents." - Sherman Austin

"In front of us was not a line but a fortress position, twenty miles deep, entrenched and fortified, defended by masses of machine-gun posts and thousands of guns in a wide arc. No chance for cavalry!" - Philip Gibbs

"When I was growing up, it was 'Communists'. Now it's 'Terrorists'. So you always have to have somebody to fight and be afraid of, so the war machine can build more bombs, guns, and bullets and everything." - Cindy Sheehan

"You know the definition of the perfectly designed machine.... The perfectly designed machine is one in which all its working parts wear out simultaneously. I am that machine." - Frederick Alexander Lindemann

"If you look at Paris, they didn't have guns and they were slaughtered. If you look at what happened in California, they didn't have guns, they were slaughtered. They could've protected themselves if they had guns." - Dalia Mogahed

"I don't have a ticker-tape machine in my office." - Walter Schloss

"To fight, we must have oil for our machine." - Adolf Hitler

"Movies are like a machine that generates empathy," - Roger Ebert

"Keke Rosberg is as calculating as a slot machine." - Louis Stanley

"The urgent need today is to develop and support leaders on every level of government who are independent of the bossism of every political machine - the big-city machine, the liberal Democrat machine, and the Republican kingmaker machine." - Phyllis Schlafly

"The washing machine changed the world more than the Internet." - Ha-Joon Chang

"I don't send messages, I'm not a fax machine" - Shaquille O'Neal

"Change is inevitable - except from a vending machine." - Robert C. Gallagher

"DNA was the first three-dimensional Xerox machine." - Kenneth Boulding

"I am a machine condemned to devour books." - Karl Marx

"A breakthrough in machine learning would be worth ten Microsofts." - Bill Gates

"Washington is an incumbent protection machine. Technology is fundamentally disruptive." - Eric Schmidt

"Jazz is the folk music of the machine age." - Paul Whiteman

"Man is a beautiful machine that works very badly." - H L Mencken

"The Guns, Thank God, The Guns..." - Rudyard Kipling

"Guns don't kill people; people kill people. Of course, people with guns kill more people. But that's only natural. It's hard. But it's fair." - Edward Abbey

"I'm saying, let's learn to reacquire a respect for the power of guns. This culture is so indifferent and disrespectful of guns that we should be terrified." - Christopher Mcquarrie

"I love guns. I love shooting guns." - Sarah Shahi

"After all, it is we who adapt to the machine. The machine does not adapt to us." - Friedrich Kittler

"One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man." - Elbert Hubbard

"Who is all-powerful in the world? Who is most dreadful in the world? The machine. Who is most fair, most wealthy, and all-wise? The machine. What is the earth? A machine. What is the sky? A machine. What is man? A machine. A machine." - Leonid Andreyev

"The world would be a much nicer place if people only used guns on themselves." - Jhonen Vasquez

"Niggaz need guns, too." - Tupac Shakur

"The first thing I ever wanted to be was a backup singer for Guns 'n' Roses." - Katie Mcgrath

"More people use guns to kill themselves than to kill others." - Steven Petrow

"Guns are dangerous and damaging even when no one gets shot. They really do loom." - Ann Patchett

"We've got to get guns out of the hands of people who should not have them." - Hillary Clinton

"When you come in the building with your guns don't take them off." - Rakim

"Deer hunting would be fine sport, if only the deer had guns." - W. S. Gilbert

"Fish cannot carry guns." - Philip K Dick

"Freedom requires guns." - Franz Grillparzer

"We protect aspirin bottles in this country better than we protect guns from accidents by children." - Gloria Estefan

"If you can't protect yourself with talk, you won't be alive to protect yourself with guns." - Arthur Boyd

"I like to have guns around. I don't like to carry them." - Maya Angelou

"Look, I owns guns." - Rob Lowe

"Some of the worst abuses of government force in recent years were precipitated by technical and victimless gun-law violations. For example, the BATF claimed that the Branch Davidians possessed machine guns without paying the required federal tax and filling in the proper registration forms. So a tax case worth less than $10,000 led to a 76-man helicopter, machine gun, and grenade assault on a home in which 2/3 of the occupants were women and children." - Dave Kopel

"I do have fantasies of buying a helicopter and a lot of machine guns, but I don't know if I can do that. I'd like to have a lot of weapons, grenades and things. And I want to have a solar energy machine. And I want to have a sunken garden with a glass roof. I guess that's about it for now. I have a few other wants but I can't remember them." - Debbie Harry

"If all individuals were conditioned to machine efficiency in the performance of their duties there would have to be at least one person outside the machine to give the necessary orders; if the machine absorbed or eliminated all those outside the machine, the machine will slow down and stop forever." - William S Burroughs

"To say "I accept" in an age like our own is to say that you accept concentration-camps, rubber truncheons, Hitler, Stalin, bombs, aeroplanes, tinned food, machine guns, putsches, purges, slogans, Bedaux belts, gas-masks, submarines, spies, provocateurs, press-censorship, secret prisons, aspirins, Hollywood films and political murder." - George Orwell

"What can one say about a country where a museum of science in a great city can feature an exhibit in which people fire machine guns from a helicopter at Vietnamese huts, with a light flashing when a hit is scored? What can one say about a country where such an idea can even be considered? You have to weep for this country." - Noam Chomsky

"I think that there are certain guns that, of course, I don't know who needs a machine gun, personally. But I think rifles and things like that are fine. I think that in the wrong hand is when a gun becomes a problem." - Morgan Spurlock

"To say I accept in an age like our own is to say that you accept concentration-camps, rubber truncheons, Hitler, Stalin, bombs, aeroplanes, tinned food, machine guns, putsches, purges, slogans, Bedaux belts, gas-masks, submarines, spies, provocateurs, press-censorship, secret prisons, aspirins, Hollywood films and political murder." - George Orwell

"There are now 17,000 local American police forces that are armed with rocket launchers, bazookas, heavy machine guns, all kinds of chemical sprays, in fact some of them have tanks. You now have local police departments that are equipped beyond the standard of American heavy infantry." - Paul Craig Roberts

"She didn't feel anything, no grief or remorse, though her heart was racing and her breath came in gasps. A shocky combat-high, that immortal rush that made men charge machine guns. So this was what the war-addicts came for." - Lois Mcmaster Bujold

"Bullets and machine guns capable of daunting Duvalier do not exist. They cannot touch me... I am already an immaterial being. No foreigner is going to tell me what to do! If the OAS claims the right to intervene because of repressive conditions, why don't they land troops in Alabama?" - Francois Duvalier

"Visually I've always liked the 20s 30s for film. I do these because I like the music. I like the clothes. I like the way the women and the guys look. There are soldiers and sailors and gangsters with the machine guns in their violin cases. It's a very colorful era of New York, full of great theater and great nightclubs and great jazz." - Woody Allen

"The darkest days in my life after the war, after the war, was when I discovered that the ... most of the members and commanders of the Einsatz group that were doing the killings, not even in gas chambers, but killing with machine guns, had college degrees from German universities and PhD's and MD's. Couldn't believe it." - Elie Wiesel

"The test of the machine is the satisfaction it gives you. There isn't any other test. If the machine produces tranquility it's right. If it disturbs you it's wrong until either the machine or your mind is changed." - Robert M Pirsig

"The human body is an incredible machine, but most people only get out of that machine what their mind allows them to." - Rich Froning Jr.

"Image quality is not the product of a machine, but of the person who directs the machine, and there are no limits to imagination and expression." - Ansel Adams

"During a race, it's like I become a machine and the machine becomes a man. I talk to my cars, baby them, shout at them, praise them." - Cale Yarborough

"The machine is a tool. But it is not a neutral tool. We are deeply influenced by the machine while using it." - Jacques Ellul

"The whole point is, I feel the machine should be eliminated. Now that it has served its purpose of alerting us to the dangers of machine control." - William S Burroughs

"It is said that one machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine, however, can do the work of one extraordinary man." - Tehyi Hsieh

"I'm not an answering machine, I'm a questioning machine. If we have all the answers, how come we're in such as mess?" - Douglas Cardinal

"We don't use guns because we don't have guns" - Mahatma Gandhi

"when guns are outlawed only the outlaws will have guns." - Louis L'Amour

"I don't know why people carry guns. Guns kill people." - Michael Bloomberg

"When it comes to stop-and-frisk, you know, Hillary Clinton is talking about takes guns away.Well, I'm talking about taking guns away from gangs and people that use them." - Donald Trump

"I wouldn't be surprised to see a lot of guns going off, you know, guns held by white men acting as vigilantes, cops who feel more free to open fire against African Americans." - Allan Nairn

"The idea of not getting a gun is not because I'm afraid of guns, it's not because I think guns are wrong, it's because it's impractical, it's stupid and it's exactly what they want me to do." - Oscar Isaac

"The pens which write against disarmament are made with the same steel from which guns are made." - Aristide Briand

"The first and most imperative necessity in war is money, for money means everything else - men, guns, ammunition." - Ida Tarbell

"How sad now never to see men holding hands, while everywhere one looks they are holding guns." - Alice Walker

"Even if you don't like guns and don't want to own them, you benefit from those who do." - Ron Paul

"I wish that there were more stringent laws to make guns sold anywhere that they're legal harder to get." - Rosie O'Donnell

"We have a lot more unlikely heroes now. It's not just the guy with guns-it's the guy with brains." - Benedict Cumberbatch

"One of the most powerful ways to keep people controlled is to use faith or guns or both." - Nikolaj Arcel

"Guns started flying off store shelves just as soon as the black Democrat moved into the White House." - Mike Cooley

"The amount of people who talk about guns, versus who actually uses them, is not even close in this millennium." - Kanye West

"Guns don't kill, people do." - Lea Delaria

"I'm not comfortable around guns." - Daniel Silva

"I think guns are terrible." - Missy Peregrym

"Let everyone leave all the guns - British guns and Irish guns - outside the door." - Martin Mcguinness

"GUILLOTINE, n. A machine which makes a Frenchman shrug his shoulders with good reason." - Ambrose Bierce

"Gaiety - a quality of ordinary men. Genius always presupposes some disorder in the machine." - Denis Diderot

"The global economy is a doomsday machine that must be stopped and reprogrammed." - Kalle Lasn

"To understand a program, you must become both the machine and the program." - Alan Perlis

"I am learning slowly to bring my crazy pinball-machine mind back to this place..." - Anne Lamott

"Get on up, stay on the scene, get on up, like a sex machine." - James Brown

"A learning machine is any device whose actions are influenced by past experience." - Nils John Nilsson

"A computer is a machine for constructing mappings from input to output." - Michael Kirby

"Nerves are normal. You can't be cured from them unless you're a machine." - Venus Williams

"After listening to "Machine Gun" I have to take a nap." - Lenny Kravitz

"How is it possible to live like a machine and bear fruit like a tree?" - Douglas Wilson

"I don't know. I don't have a fax machine, so I didn't get that message." - Shaquille O'Neal

"I sometimes think that the universe is a machine designed for the perpetual astonishment of astronomers." - Arthur C Clarke

"Your mysterious mountains I wish to see closer. May I land my kinky machine?" - Jimi Hendrix

"Doubt is the big machine. It grinds up the delusions of women and men." - Victor LaValle

"The female body is a chthonian machine, indifferent to the spirit who inhabits it." - Camille Paglia

"He bores me. He ought to have stuck to his flying machine. [On Leonardo Da Vinci]" - Pierre-Auguste Renoir

"Being edited is like falling face down into a threshing machine." - Margaret Atwood

"Never think of your car as a cold machine, but as a hot-blooded horse." - Juan Manuel Fangio

"That machine took my money!' I said. 'I must have revenge!" - James Patterson

"Unlike an inexorable, Newtonian "great machine", the economy is not a closed system." - George Gilder

"Every time something tries to create respect with a machine it crumbles!" - Chuck D

"Every video [slot] gambling machine takes $60,000 out of the consumer economy" - John Warren Kindt

"The real loss by gambling is $180,000 to the consumer economy for each slot machine" - John Warren Kindt

"For every slot machine you add, you lose one job per year from the consumer economy" - John Warren Kindt

"If you listen to what's on the pop charts, everything is machine oriented." - Roger Glover

"There's this corporate machine giving us a chance to access radio - though there's no guarantee." - Caroline Polachek

"The human body is a machine which winds its own springs." - Julien Offroy de la Mettrie

"The human body is the only machine for which there are no spare parts." - Hermann M. Biggs

"The cow is nothing but a machine which makes grass fit for us people to eat." - John McNulty

"Anyone who can be replaced by a machine deserves to be." - Dennis Gunton

"The human mind has never invented a labor-saving machine equal to algebra." - Anonymous



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