Quotes from
Bowling For Columbine

Warning: contains bad words

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Charlton Heston: I have only five words for you: From my cold dead hands!

Charlton Heston: Let me say this simply: If you want to take my gun away from me, you will have to kill me!

Michael Moore: This is Matt Stone. He grew up in Littleton and has fond memories of Columbine.
Matt Stone: Yeah, Columbine, it's just, you know, a crappy school in the middle of a bunch of crappy houses.

Michael Moore: This is Matt Stone. He grew up in Littleton and has fond memories of Columbine.
Matt Stone: Yeah, Columbine, it's just, you know, a low quality school in the middle of a bunch of low quality houses.

Michael Moore: Do you know that on the day of the Columbine massacre, the US dropped more bombs on Kosovo than any other day?
Marilyn Manson: I do know that, and I think that's really ironic, that nobody said 'well maybe the President had an influence on this violent behavior' Because that's not the way the media wants to take it and spin it, and turn it into fear, because then you're watching television, you're watching the news, you're being pumped full of fear, there's floods, there's AIDS, there's murder, cut to commercial, buy the Acura, buy the Colgate, if you have bad breath they're not going to talk to you, if you have pimples, the girl's not going to fuck you, and it's just this campaign of fear, and consumption, and that's what I think it's all based on, the whole idea of keep everyone afraid, and they'll consume.

Michael Moore: Do you know that on the day of the Columbine massacre, the US dropped more bombs on Kosovo than any other day?
Marilyn Manson: I do know that, and I think that's really ironic, that nobody said 'well maybe the President had an influence on this violent behavior' Because that's not the way the media wants to present the information. They prefer to turn it into fear, because then you're watching television, you're watching the news, you're being filled with fear. There's floods, there's AIDS, there's murder, cut to commercial, buy the Acura (car model), buy the Colgate (toothpaste brand), if you have bad breath they're not going to talk to you, if you have pimples, the girl's not going to have sex with you, and it's just this campaign of fear, and consumption, and that's what I think it's all based on, the whole idea of keep everyone afraid, and they'll consume.'