Gun Control Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old gun control quotes, gun control sayings, and gun control proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

An armed man is a citizen. A disarmed man is a subject.     


It ain't gun control we need; it's sin control.     

Si Robertson

If someone has a gun and is trying to kill you, it would be reasonable to shoot back with your own gun.     

Dalai Lama

Anyone can shoot a gun but the real power comes from non-violent means.     

J.C. Phillips

With the right to bear arms comes a great responsibility to use caution and common sense on handgun purchases.     

Ronald Reagan

You don't need a weapon to protect yourself.     

Bill Maher

You don't spread democracy with a barrel of a gun.     

Helen Thomas

Gun control is like trying to reduce drunk driving by making it tougher for sober people to own cars.     


A free people be armed     

George Washington

The people have a right to keep and bear arms.     

Patrick Henry

One man with a gun can control a hundred without one.     

Vladimir Lenin

There are no dangerous weapons. There are only dangerous men.     

Robert A. Heinlein

I don't think there should be more gun control. I think there should be more education.     

Sam Brownback

You don't shoot to kill; you shoot to stay alive.     


To conquer a nation, first disarm its citizens.     

Adolf Hitler

I have a very strict gun control policy: if there's a gun around, I want to be in control of it.      

Clint Eastwood

Gun control means control. It means control for the government and the government starts controlling the people.     

Luke Scott

Gun bans disarm victims, putting them at the mercy of murderers or terrorists who think nothing of breaking the gun laws.     

Michael Badnarik

An unarmed man can only flee from evil, and evil is not overcome by fleeing from it.     

Jeff Cooper

How many have to die before we will give up these dangerous toys?     

Stephen King

The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.     

Wayne LaPierre

The right to buy weapons is the right to be free.     

A. E. van Vogt

Laws can't control the lawless.     

Wayne LaPierre

Gun Control is not about guns; it's about control.      


Guns are not the problem. The species is the problem.     

Forrest Carr

Guns are not the problem. It is us that is the problem.     

Keita Shimizu

The world is filled with violence. Because criminals carry guns, we decent law-abiding citizens should also have guns. Otherwise they will win and the decent people will lose.     

James Earl Jones

To disarm the people is the best and most effectual Way to enslave them.     

George Mason

We do not need guns and bombs to bring peace, we need love and compassion.     

Mother Teresa

If more sane people were armed, the crazy people would get off fewer shots.     


Irony: Some of the people yelling the loudest for gun control are protected by armed security.     


It's not a gun control problem; it's a cultural control problem.     

Bob Barr

Gun bans don't disarm criminals, gun bans attract them.     

Walter Mondale

We don't have a gun problem; we have a math problem: ZERO GUNS = ZERO GUN-RELATED DEATHS.     

Quentin R. Bufogle

Gun Control: A measure to ensure that guns always point in one direction.     


Not everybody needs a gun , to get things done.     

Tamer Abo Aliun

For an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man.     

Thomas Jefferson

Know guns, know peace, know safety. No guns, no peace, no safety.