Weapon Quotes

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†

Any tool is a weapon if you hold it right

Ani DiFranco

Force is the weapon of the weak

Ammon Hennacy

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

Bertolt Brecht

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

Tom Stoppard

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

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

Stephen Harper

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

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

Molly Ivins

Temper is a weapon that we hold by the blade.

James M. Barrie

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

A blow with a word strikes deeper than a blow with a sword.

Robert Burton

Words are weapons, and it is dangerous . . . to borrow them from the arsenal of the enemy.

George Santayana

Fighting is essentially a masculine idea; a woman's weapon is her tongue.

Hermione Gingold

I call upon the scientific community in our country, those who gave us nuclear weapons, to turn their great talents now to the cause of mankind and world peace

Ronald Reagan

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

Lewis Mumford

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

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

Joseph Lieberman

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Updated On : October 30, 2009
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