Quotations on Bombs

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I think it has other roots, has to do, in part, with a general anxiety in contemporary life... nuclear bombs, inequality of possibility and chance, inequality of goods allotted to us, a kind of general racist, unjust attitude that is pervasive.
- Leonard Baskin
(Keywords: Life, Attitude, Possibility, Anxiety, Bombs, Chance, Inequality)

Geez, all that money we waste on space exploration; just think how many bombs that would buy!
- Craig Bruce
(Keywords: Money, Bombs, Exploration, Space, Waste)

World War II... did not happen to everyone, but it happened to most. There were people from Germany who were throwing bombs at us.
- Graham Chapman
(Keywords: War, People, Bombs, Germany, World, World war)

If the prime minister really believes it, he must be the only person left who thinks that the recent bombs in London had no connection at all with his policy in Iraq.
- Kenneth Clarke
(Keywords: Policy, Bombs, Connection, Iraq, London)

However, we do not lack anti-terrorist laws. I do not believe that the recent London bombs were the result of any deficiencies in our legal system.
- Kenneth Clarke
(Keywords: Legal, Bombs, Laws, London, Result)

Absolute faith can blind you to the consequences of the actions you allow. It can tell you it's okay to drop bombs on another country, or that it's okay to hate a group of people such as homosexuals.
- Andrew Denton
(Keywords: Faith, People, Actions, Blind, Bombs, Consequences, Country, Hate)

Anyone who saw Nagasaki would suddenly realize that they'd been kept in the dark by the United States government as to what atomic bombs can do.
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti
(Keywords: Government, Bombs, states, United)

It is absolutely true in war, were other things equal, that numbers, whether men, shells, bombs, etc., would be supreme. Yet it is also absolutely true that other things are never equal and can never be equal.
- J. F. C. Fuller
(Keywords: Men, War, Bombs, Numbers)

I was doing political cartoons and getting angry to the point where I felt I was going to have to start making and throwing bombs. I thought I was probably a better cartoonist than a bomb maker.
- Terry Gilliam
(Keywords: Thought, Bombs, Cartoons)

Well, The Day the Earth Caught Fire was a story... I don't if anybody knows what it is but it was about... in the early days of testing nuclear bombs, that Russia and America happened to test a nuclear bomb at the same moment at different ends of the earth.
- Val Guest
(Keywords: America, Bombs, Day, Earth, Fire, Russia, Testing)

We now have a political process, we've had a period of parties that have been fighting each other quite literally with bombs and bullets, talking to each other, and having sat together in the assembly and sharing government with each other.
- Peter Hain
(Keywords: Government, Bombs, Fighting, Now, Sharing, Talking)

Agriculture is now a motorized food industry, the same thing in its essence as the production of corpses in the gas chambers and the extermination camps, the same thing as blockades and the reduction of countries to famine, the same thing as the manufacture of hydrogen bombs.
- Martin Heidegger
(Keywords: Food, Agriculture, Bombs, Countries, Famine, Now, Production)

Last night the United States dropped four 2,000 pound bombs on Saddam Hussein. I don't know anything about explosives, but, my God, do those things even need to explode?
- David Letterman
(Keywords: God, Bombs, Night, states, United)

And I thought about the psychic numbing involved in strategic projections of using hydrogen bombs or nuclear weapons of any kind. And I also thought about ways in which all of us undergo what could be called the numbing of everyday life.
- Robert Jay Lifton
(Keywords: Life, Thought, Bombs, Weapons)

Each sudden gust of light explains itself as flames, but neither they, nor even bombs redoubled on the hills tonight can quite include me in their fear.
- Andrew Motion
(Keywords: Fear, Bombs, Light)

Of course, violence will not end with our combat mission. Extremists will continue to set off bombs, attack Iraqi civilians and try to spark sectarian strife. But ultimately, these terrorists will fail to achieve their goals.
- Barack Obama
(Keywords: Goals, Bombs, End, Mission, Violence, Will)

One thing that's great about being a character actor is that a movie doesn't rest on your shoulders. If it bombs, it won't hurt my career.
- Joe Pantoliano
(Keywords: Character, Actor, Being, Bombs, Career, Hurt, Rest)

The problem is that the Iraqi people are facing atrocities from both sides - Zarqawi and also the American troops at times. The Zarqawi groups uses car bombs, the Americans use other bombs. You also know what they do in the prisons.
- Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
(Keywords: Car, People, American, Americans, Bombs, Troops)

After the atomic bombs were dropped, the war ended and we went into Tokyo Bay with the rest of the fleet, the Missouri and the rest of them, while they signed the terms of surrender that ended the war.
- Barney Ross
(Keywords: War, Bombs, Rest, Surrender)

And when Roger talks about the frightened ones running away from the bombs, I immediately thought of my days when I was young and I had to wear these gas masks.
- Gerald Scarfe
(Keywords: Thought, Bombs, Running)

When I was growing up, it was 'Communists'. Now it's 'Terrorists'. So you always have to have somebody to fight and be afraid of, so the war machine can build more bombs, guns, and bullets and everything.
- Cindy Sheehan
(Keywords: War, Bombs, Fight, Growing up, Machine, Now)

Number one, that it is smart to communicate and negotiate with your enemy instead of just waging war with bombs and weapons of mass destruction.
- Theodore C. Sorensen
(Keywords: War, Bombs, Destruction, Enemy, Weapons)

I think unleashing 3,000 smart bombs against the city of Baghdad in the first several days of the war... to me, if those were unleashed against the San Francisco Bay Area, I would call that an act of extreme terrorism.
- Pete Stark
(Keywords: War, Act, Bombs, Extreme, First, Terrorism)

I mean, I was born the day war broke out, but I don't remember all the bombs though they did actually break up Liverpool, you know. I remember when I was a little older, there was big gaps in all the streets where houses used to be. We used to play over them.
- Ringo Starr
(Keywords: War, Bombs, Day, Houses, Play)

We might be on the brink of an apocalypse if, instead of poor people with suicide bombs killing middle class guys, middle-class people with suicide bombs started killing rich guys.
- Bruce Sterling
(Keywords: People, Bombs, Class, Killing, Middle class, Poor, Suicide)

We cannot be any stronger in our foreign policy for all the bombs and guns we may heap up in our arsenals than we are in the spirit which rules inside the country. Foreign policy, like a river, cannot rise above its source.
- Adlai Stevenson
(Keywords: Policy, Bombs, Country, Foreign policy, May, Rules, Spirit)

On the eighteenth of December 1972, when we thought we were getting another of the hundreds of little tactical air raids, we heard the bombs going in out there in the railroad yards and this went on for about thirty minutes.
- James Stockdale
(Keywords: Thought, Bombs, December)

Dropping those atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki was a war crime.
- George Wald
(Keywords: War, Bombs, Crime)









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