Weapon Quotes

I'm proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill

Thomas Alva Edison

As I have said before, the ever more sophisticated weapons piling up in the arsenals of the wealthiest and the mightiest can kill the illiterate, the ill, the poor and the hungry, but they cannot kill ignorance, illness, poverty or hunger

Fidel Castro

Science burrows its insulted head in the filth of slaughterous inventions

Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

We are in the grip of a scientific materialism, caught in a vicious cycle where our security today seems to depend on regimentation and weapons which will ruin us tomorrow

Charles A. Lindbergh

The best†weapon†against an enemy is another enemy

Friedrich Nietzsche

Contempt is the weapon of the weak and a defense against one's own despised and unwanted feelings

Alice Duer Miller

Human curiosity, the urge to know, is a powerful force and is perhaps the best secret weapon of all in the struggle to unravel the workings of the natural world.

Aaron Klug

Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man

Mohandas Gandhi

The atom bomb was no "great decision." It was merely another powerful weapon in the arsenal of righteousness

Harry S. Truman

The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.†

Ferdinand Foch

The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart. The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace.†

Carlos Santana

Women are not pals enough with men, so we must make ourselves indispensable. After all, we have the greatest weapon in our hands by just being women

Maria Callas

Weapons are an important factor in war, but not the decisive one; it is man and not materials that counts

Mao Tse-Tung

With the monstrous weapons man already has, humanity is in danger of being trapped in this world by its moral adolescents

Omar Bradley

Instead of trying to build newer and bigger weapons of destruction, we should be thinking about getting more use out of the ones we already have

Jack Handy

Weapons are like money; no one knows the meaning of enough

Martin Amis

As a teacher of Greek I gave the intellectual man weapons against the common man. I now want to give the common man weapons against the intellectual man

George Bernard Shaw

Unfortunately, there are a lot of weapons kids have access to. It wasn't any intent -- it was an accident

Alfonza Whitaker

The printout doesn't lie, ... The printout shows how many times the weapon was discharged. And the last discharge of the Teaser corresponds very closely with the time he stopped breathing

Brian Spears

We have ancient habits to deal with, vast structures of power, indescribably complicated problems to solve. But unless we abdicate our humanity altogether and succumb to fear and impotence in the presence of the weapons we have ourselves created, it is as possible and as urgent to put an end to war and violence between nations as it is to put an end to poverty and racial injustice

Martin Luther King Jr†

A weapon is a device for making your enemy change his mind.†

Lois McMaster Bujold

It occurred to me that if I could invent a machine - a gun - which could by its rapidity of fire, enable one man to do as much battle duty as a hundred, that it would, to a large extent supersede the necessity of large armies, and consequently, exposure to battle and disease [would] be greatly diminished.†

Richard Jordan Gatling

Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.

Martin Luther King Jr

The terror created by weaponry has never stopped men from employing them

†Bernard M(annes) Baruch

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Updated On : October 30, 2009
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