Weapon Quotes

Often times I have hated in self-defense; if I were stronger I would not have used such a weapon.

Kahlil Gibran

Terrorism is not an expression of rage. Terrorism is a political weapon. Remove a government's facade of infallibility, and you remove its people's faith.

DAN BROWN

Terrorism has become the systematic weapon of a war that knows no borders or seldom has a face.

Jacques Chirac

His foe was folly and his weapon wit.

Anthony Hope

The fact that no limits exist to the destructiveness of this weapon [i.e. the atomic bomb] makes its very existence and the knowledge of its construction a danger to humanity as a whole. It is necessarily an evil thing considered in any light. For these reasons, we believe it important for the President of the United States to tell the American public and the world what we think is wrong on fundamental ethical principles to initiate the development of such a weapon.

Enrico Fermi

Nobody since Newton has been able to use geometrical methods to the same extent for the like purposes; and as we read the Principia we feel as when we are in an ancient armoury where the weapons are of gigantic size; and as we look at them we marvel what manner of man he was who could use as a weapon what we can scarcely lift as a burden.

William Whewell†

We were fortunate to have the Russians as our childhood enemies. We practiced hiding under our desks in case they had the temerity to drop a nuclear weapon.†

Kary Mullis

We continue to have nuclear weapons relied on as a weapon of choice. If that policy were to continue, we continue to have countries who are in a security bind, if you like, or perceive themselves to be in security bind to look for acquisition of nuclear weapons

Mohamed ElBaradei

The world is now aware that the most unavoidable and most dangerous weapon that exists is the blind decisiveness of a man ready to sacrifice his life for an obscure cause.†

Omar Bongo

The threat of terrorism is great and with today's porous borders, someone could bring a biological weapon into our country or sneak a dirty bomb across unmanned portions of our borders

Bobby Jindal

The sword was a very elegant weapon in the days of the samurai. You had honor and chivalry much like the knights, and yet it was a gruesome and horrific weapon.

Dustin Diamond†

The best political weapon is the weapon of terror. Cruelty commands respect. Men may hate us. But, we don't ask for their love; only for their fear

Heinrich Himmler

Terrorists have already attacked our Nation once. There is every reason to believe that they will try again - possibly with a weapon of mass destruction; a weapon that could be smuggled into our ports

Mike Fitzpatrick

Temper is a weapon that we hold by the blade.

James M. Barrie

Satire is traditionally the weapon of the powerless against the powerful.

Molly Ivins

Over any such tangled wave of problems the S-1 secret would be dominant and yet we will not know until after that time probably, until after that meeting, whether this is a weapon in our hands or not

Henry L. Stimson

On the justification for the war, it wasn't related to finding any particular weapon of mass destruction

Stephen Harper

Just as invasion is the true and tried weapon in the hands of capital against the class struggle, so on the other hand the fearless pursuit of the class struggle has always proven the most effective preventative of foreign invasions

Karl Liebknecht

I still believe that if your aim is to change the world, journalism is a more immediate short-term weapon

Tom Stoppard

Hungry man, reach for the book: it is a weapon.

Bertolt Brecht

Humor can be an incredible, lacerating and effective weapon

Carl Hiaasen

Force is the weapon of the weak

Ammon Hennacy

Any tool is a weapon if you hold it right

Ani DiFranco

All nuclear weapon states should now recognize that this is so, and declare - in Treaty form - that they will never be the first to use nuclear weapons. This would open the way to the gradual, mutual reduction of nuclear arsenals, down to zero

Joseph Rotblat†
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