Quotes of the Day for 26 October 2001 – Shoot
It is uncertain exactly what went down on this day in 1881 at Tombstone, Arizona, but we call it the "Shootout at the OK Corral." We do know that Wyatt Earp walked away, and five of the Clanton Gang didn't. I don't have any quotes on shootouts, exactly, but here are several on shooting.
You don't need to be 'straight' to fight and die for your country. You just need to shoot straight.
- Barry Goldwater
Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.
- Christopher Morely
God is not on the side of the big battalions, but on the side of those who shoot best.
- Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire, 1694 - 1778
To be sure of hitting the target, shoot first and call whatever you hit the target.
- Ashleigh Ellwood Brilliant
I was court-martialled in my absence, and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence.
- Brandan Francis Behan, 1923 - 1964
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