Weapon Quotes

Nonviolence is a†weapon†of the strong

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Marshal Ferdinand Foch

Nonviolence is a powerful and just†weapon. which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals

Martin Luther King Jr

A weapon isn't good or bad, depends on the person who uses it

Jet Li

Above all, we must realize that no arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women. It is a weapon our adversaries in today's world do not have

Ronald Regan

Beauty is our weapon against nature; by it we make objects, giving them limit, symmetry, proportion. Beauty halts and freezes the melting flux of nature

Camille Paglia

Education is a weapon whose effects depend on who holds it in his hands and at whom it is aimed

Joseph Stalin

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

Nelson Mandela

Evolutionary naturalism takes the inherent limitations of science and turns them into a devastating philosophical weapon: because science is our only real way of knowing anything, what science cannot know cannot be real

Phillip E. Johnson

Fervor is the weapon of choice of the impotent.

Frantz Fanon

His foe was folly and his weapon wit

Anthony Hope

Humour is the weapon of unarmed people: it helps people who are oppressed to smile at the situation that pains them

Simon Wiesenthal

A man of courage never needs weapons, but he may need bail

Lewis Mumford

A weapon is an enemy even to its owner

Turkish Proverb

The chief foundations of all states... are good laws and good arms. And as there cannot be good laws where there are not good arms... where there are good arms there must be good laws...

Niccolo Machiavelli

Swords are weapons. The way of swords is the way to kill. However you dress it up in righteousness, killing is your truth

Hiko Seijuro

The danger of terrorists and rogue states is compounded by the proliferation of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapons.

Joseph Lieberman

It was the removing of a regime that was hostile, that clearly had the intention of constructing weapons systems

Stephen Harper

The nexus between terrorism and nuclear weapons, or even nuclear material, is obviously a current concern

Mitchell Reiss

Why not have your nuclear bombs in your briefcase? All of these policies that America upholds, nuclear weapons, privatization, all of these things are going to mutate and metamorphosis into these dangerous things.

Arundhati Roy

Weapons are the tools of violence;all decent men detest them.Weapons are the tools of fear;a decent man will avoid themexcept in the direst necessityand, if compelled, will use themonly with the utmost restraint.Peace is his highest value.If the peace has been shattered,how can he be content?His enemies are not demons,but human beings like himself.He doesn't wish them personal harm.Nor does he rejoice in victory.How could he rejoice in victoryand delight in the slaughter of men?He enters a battle gravely,with sorrow and with great compassion,as if he were attending a funeral

Lao Tzu†

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†

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

The knife is the most permanent, the most immortal, the most ingenious of man's creations. The knife was a guillotine; the knife is a universal means of resolving all knots...

Yevgeny Ivanovich Zamyatin

Quote of the Day

From around the web

Updated On : October 30, 2009
Social Media
Our Partners