1、There are over 550 million firearms in worldwide circulation. That's one firearm for every 12 people on the planet. The only question is,how do we arm the other 11?
2、The first time you sell a gun is a lot like the first time you have sex.You have absolutely no idea what you're doing,but it is exciting,and one way or another,it's over way too fast.
3、You could pump a mag into me right now and never wake the guy in the next room.Of course,that would eliminate your opportunity for repeat business.
4、Here, I'd been running away from violence my whole life, and I should have been running towards it. It's in our nature. The earliest human skeletons had spearheads in their ribcages.
5、Isn't being a dog part of being human?What if that's the best part of you,the dog part?What if you're really just a two-leggde dog?
6、What, you opening a gun shop?Already more of those in America than McDonald's.
7、I can eat in the restaurant for free and I still don't eat there.
8、Sir, may I interest you in the shoulder-fired SA-7 surface-to-air missiles? The older Chinese mo-del. Not so effective against modern military aircraft. But deadly if used against a commercial airlin-er. I’m giving them away at $850.
9、I don't think you and I are in the same business,son.You think I just sell guns,don't you?I don't.I take sides.But in the Iran-Iraq war,you sold guns to both sides.Did you ever consider that I wanted both sides to lose?Bullets change governments far surer than votes.
10、When the United States leaves a war zone,they generally don't take their costs more to bring it back than to buy new stock.
11、I had a flair for languages.But I soon discovered that what talks best is dollars,dinars,drachmas,roubles,rupees and pounds-fucking-sterling.
12、What do you want to do,go more legit?No,more illegal.
13、The first and most important rule of gunrunning is never get shot with your own merchandise.
14、Selling guns is like selling vacuum cleaners. You make calls, pound the pavement, take orders. I was an equal opportunity merchant of death. I supplied every army but the Salvation Army. I sold Israeli-made Uzis to Muslims. I sold communist-made bullets to Fascists.
15、I even shipped cargo to Afghanistan when they were still fighting my fellow Soviets.I never sold to Osama bin Laden.Not on any moral grounds.Back then,he was always bouncing cheques.
16、Without operations like mine, would be impossible for certain countries to conduct a respectable war.
17、There are three basic types of arms deal.White being legal,black being illegal,and my personal favourite colour,grey.
18、The AK-47 assanlt rifle was the "angel king".
19、I’ve got a French flag. So? Turn it sideways……it’s Dutch.
20、You can’t force somebody to fall in love with you. But you can definitely improve your odds.
21、In my experience,soe of the most successful relationships are based on lies and deceit.Since that's where they usually end up anyway,it's a logical place to start.
22、How many car salesmen talk about their work? Huh? How many cigarette salesmen? Both their products kill more people every year than mine. At least mine has a safety switch.
23、Those 45 year of mutual hatred between the East and the West had generated the highest weapons buildup in history.The Soviets had guns coming out of the demon hole.
24、Of all the weapons in the vast Soviet arsenal,noting was more profitable than Avtomat Kalashnikova,model of 1947,more commonly known as the AK47 or Kalashnikov. It's the world's most popular assault rife.A weapon all fighters love. An elegantly simple nine-pound amalgamation of forged steel and plywood. It doesn't break,jam,or overheat. It will shoot whether it's covered in mud or filled with sand. It's so easy,even a child can use it, and they do. The Soviets put the gun on a coin.Mozambique put it on their flag.Since the end of the Cold War,the Kalashnikov has become the Russian people's greatest export. After that comes vodka,caviar and suicidal novelists.
25、The new MP5. Would you like a silencer for that?
26、“Can you bring me the gun of Rambo?”
“Part one, two or three?”
“I've only seen part one.”
“The M60. Would you like the armor-piercing bullets?”
27、A bullet from a fourteen-year-old is just as effective as one from a forty-year-old. Often more effective.
28、You know, they call me the Lord of War. But perhaps it is you.
29、Conflict diamonds are a common currency in West Africa.Also referrde to as blood diamonds,since bloodshed is what they generally finance.
30、In the most AIDS-infested region of the globe. Andre’s idea of a joke was to put a young Iman and a young Naomi in my bed. And no condom within 100 miles.
31、The problem with gunrunners going to war is that there’s no shortage of ammunition.
32、Every faction in Africa calls themselves by these noble names Liberation-this, Patriotic-that, Democratic Republic of something-or-other. I guess they can't own up to what they usually are -- Federation of Worse Oppressors Than the Last Bunch of Oppressors. Often, the most barbaric atrocities occur when both combatants proclaim themselves freedom fighters.
33、During the Cold War, the Red Army stationed nearly one million troops in Ukraine because of its strategic military importance. The day after The Wall came down the pay cheeks stopped coming. There’s nothing better for an arms dealer combination of disgruntled soliders and warehouses full of weapons.
34、You can fight a lot enemies and survive, but if you fight your biology, you always lose.
35、There's nothing more expensive for an arms dealer than peace.
36、Do you know why I do what I do? I mean, there are more prestigious assignments. Keeping track of nuclear arsenals. You'd think that more critical to world security, but it's not. No, Nine out of 10 war victims today are killed with assault rifles and small arms like yours.Those nuclear missiles,they sit in their silos.Your AK-47,that is the real weapon of mass destruction.
37、The reason why I will delay you for every second of the permissible 24 hours is I am delaying your deadly trade and the deaths of your victims.I don't think of it as taking a day from you,but giving a day to them.Some innocent man,woman or child is going to have an extra day on this Earth because you're not free.
38、They say,"Evil prevails when good men fail to act."What they ought to say is,"Evil prevails."
39、There are only two tragedies in life.One is not getting what you want.The other is getting it.
40、Let me tell you what's gonna happen.This way you can prepare yourself.Soon there's gonna be a knock on that door and you will be called outside. In the hall there will be a man who outranks you.First,he'll compliment you on the fine job you've done, that you're making the world a safer place,that you're to receive a commendation and a promotion.And then he's going to tell you that I am to be released. You're going to protest.You'll probably threaten to resign.But in the end I will be released.The reason I'll be released is the same reason you think I'll be convicted.I do rub shoulders with some of the most vile,sadistic men calling themselves leaders today.But some of those men are the enemies of your enemies.And while the biggest arms dealer in the world is your boss, the President of the United States, who ships more merchandise in a day than I do in a year,sometimes it's embarrassing to have his fingerprints on the guns. Sometimes he needs a freelancer like me to supply forces he can't be seen supplying. So , you call me evil. But unfortunately for you,I'm a necessary evil.
41、I would tell you to go to hell,but I think you're already there.
42、You know who's going to inherit the Earth?Arms dealers.Because everyone else is too busy killing each other.
43、That's the secret to survival.Never go to war.Especially with yourself.
44、You’re not a true internationalist until you’ve supplied weapons to kill your own countrymen.
45、The world’s biggest arms suppliers are The US, UK, Russia, France and China. They are also the five permanent members of The UN. Security Council.
46、Most people are happy just to get out of jail. I expect to be paid to leave. I'm not a fool. I know that just because they needed me that day , didn't mean they wouldn't make me a scapegoat the next. But I was back, doing what I do best.