"Pick up a rifle and you change instantly from a subject to a citizen."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Jeff Cooper on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."Jeff Cooper on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."Jeff Cooper on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Jeff Cooper on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Jeff Cooper on Mahatma Gandhi
"The police cannot protect the citizen at this stage of our development, and they cannot even protect themselves in many cases. It is up to the private citizen to protect himself and his family, and this is not only acceptable, but mandatory."