Quotations on Weapons

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Iraq is a long way from the U.S., but what happens there matters a great deal here. For the risks that the leaders of a rogue state will use nuclear, chemical or biological weapons against us or our allies is the greatest security threat we face.
- Madeleine Albright
(Keywords: Iraq, Leaders, Security, State, Weapons, Will)

Saddam's goal is to achieve the lifting of U.N. sanctions while retaining and enhancing Iraq's weapons of mass destruction programs. We cannot, we must not and we will not let him succeed.
- Madeleine Albright
(Keywords: Goal, Destruction, Iraq, Succeed, Weapons, Will)

Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
- Marcus Aurelius
(Keywords: Future, Present, Reason, Today, Weapons, Will)

I think the American people are very smart in understanding our country is very trustworthy with nuclear weapons. We've had them from the beginning. But they have also been critical for keeping the world more at peace than it would have been if it hadn't been for the American nuclear umbrella.
- Haley Barbour
(Keywords: Peace, People, American, Beginning, Country, Understanding, Weapons, World)

I prefer to make common cause with those whose weapons are guitars, banjos, fiddles and words.
- Theodore Bikel
(Keywords: Cause, Weapons, Words)

The South Africans decided that they would like to prove to the world they did not have any nuclear weapons and their decision was not doubted because it was the end of the Cold War, it was also the end of apartheid.
- Hans Blix
(Keywords: War, Decision, End, Weapons, World)

If you take the biological weapons in the United States we still will have perhaps a single individual who was able to make anthrax, dry it, and spread it through the mail and cause terror.
- Hans Blix
(Keywords: Cause, Mail, states, Terror, United, Weapons, Will)

With the monstrous weapons man already has, humanity is in danger of being trapped in this world by its moral adolescents.
- Omar N. Bradley
(Keywords: Being, Danger, Humanity, Weapons, World)

A fly cannot go in unless it stops somewhere; therefore weapons, fuel, food, money will not go to Afghanistan unless the neighbors of Afghanistan are working, are cooperating, either being themselves the origin or the transit.
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Keywords: Money, Food, Afghanistan, Being, Neighbors, Weapons, Will)

I wonder if those people shown protesting the deployment of nuclear weapons to western Europe during the Reagan era are feeling appropriately stupid today. 'Please don't take away our precious Soviet Union! - We demand the annihilation of all life on Earth!'
- Craig Bruce
(Keywords: Life, People, Europe, Feeling, Today, Weapons, Wonder)

We can't allow the world's worst leaders to blackmail, threaten, hold freedom-loving nations hostage with the world's worst weapons.
- George W. Bush
(Keywords: Freedom, Leaders, Nations, Weapons, World)

There is little doubt that Iran is on a mission to rebuild its nuclear weapons and use that capability to wreak havoc and destruction on Israel and others throughout the world.
- Russ Carnahan
(Keywords: Destruction, Doubt, Israel, Mission, Weapons, World)

We cannot be both the world's leading champion of peace and the world's leading supplier of the weapons of war.
- Jimmy Carter
(Keywords: Peace, War, Leading, Weapons, World)

We believe, as the President has indicated, that this combination of a rogue state that possesses weapons of mass destruction and has known ties to terrorist organizations, is a grave threat to the people of the United States and to other countries around the world.
- Paul Cellucci
(Keywords: People, Countries, Destruction, Grave, President, State, states, United, Weapons, World)

I worry about 10, 15, 20, 25 years down the road. Where are we going to be in this age of nuclear weapons, where there is no margin for error?
- Lincoln Chafee
(Keywords: Age, Error, Road, Weapons, Worry, Years)

Saddam Hussein has openly admitted to the rest of the world that he had weapons of mass destruction. He used those weapons to kill his own people.
- Saxby Chambliss
(Keywords: People, Destruction, Rest, Weapons, World)

We must teach our children to resolve their conflicts with words, not weapons.
- William J. Clinton
(Keywords: Children, Weapons, Words)

Iraq is not the only nation in the world to possess weapons of mass destruction, but it is the only nation with a leader who has used them against his own people.
- Tom Daschle
(Keywords: Leader, People, Destruction, Iraq, Nation, Weapons, World)

Carl took on the military-industrial complex. He campaigned around the world for an end to the production of weapons of mass destruction. To him it was a perversion of science.
- Ann Druyan
(Keywords: Science, Destruction, End, Military, Production, Weapons, World)

I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
- Albert Einstein
(Keywords: War, Weapons, Will, World, World war)

We have a chance to wind down and expedite the removal of 96 percent of the world's nuclear weapons. What an achievement it would be, if at the end of the next administration, we could say that the nuclear arsenals of both Russia and the United States had been reduced to the barest minimums.
- Diane Feinstein
(Keywords: Achievement, Chance, End, Russia, states, United, Weapons, Wind, World)

I'm playing a very strong character, it's the story of the woman Polish Jews out of the Warsaw ghetto. I've just begun my weapons training and the SAS type training that's getting me fit.
- Sadie Frost
(Keywords: Character, Training, Weapons, Woman)

The Hussein regime's support for terrorism, within and outside of its borders, its appetite for the world's most dangerous weapons, and its openly declared hostility to the United States were a combination that was a gathering and growing danger to our country.
- Jim Gerlach
(Keywords: Appetite, Country, Danger, states, Support, Terrorism, United, Weapons, World)

Iraq's search for weapons of mass destruction has proven impossible to deter and we should assume that it will continue for as long as Saddam is in power.
- Al Gore
(Keywords: Power, Destruction, Iraq, Weapons, Will)

We are in possession of what I think to be compelling evidence that Saddam Hussein has, and has had for a number of years, a developing capacity for the production and storage of weapons of mass destruction.
- Bob Graham
(Keywords: Destruction, Possession, Production, Weapons, Years)

Words are potent weapons for all causes, good or bad.
- Manly Hall
(Keywords: Causes, Weapons, Words)

What has kept the world safe from the bomb since 1945 has not been deterrence, in the sense of fear of specific weapons, so much as it's been memory. The memory of what happened at Hiroshima.
- John Hersey
(Keywords: Fear, Memory, Sense, Weapons, World)

There are some people that will be deterred by the fact that we have nuclear weapons... But those people are the folks we can deal with anyway.
- Charles Horner
(Keywords: People, Fact, Weapons, Will)

I can't imagine anyone who doesn't think the world is safer without a tyrant who murdered his own people, used weapons of mass destruction against them and flouted the world for so many years.
- Karen Hughes
(Keywords: People, Destruction, Weapons, World, Years)

We are ready to sacrifice our souls, our children and our families so as not to give up Iraq. We say this so no one will think that America is capable of breaking the will of the Iraqis with its weapons.
- Saddam Hussein
(Keywords: Sacrifice, America, Children, Iraq, Weapons, Will)

The objective of nuclear-weapons policy should not be solely to decrease the number of weapons in the world, but to make the world safer - which is not necessarily the same thing.
- Herman Kahn
(Keywords: Policy, Weapons, World)

In a world which is armed to its teeth with nuclear weapons, every quarrel or difference of opinion may lead to violence of a kind quite different from what is possible today.
- Herman Kahn
(Keywords: Difference, May, Opinion, Quarrel, Today, Violence, Weapons, World)

We have known for many years that Saddam Hussein is seeking and developing weapons of mass destruction.
- Edward Kennedy
(Keywords: Destruction, Weapons, Years)

We went into Iraq because Saddam Hussein refused to account for his weapons of mass destruction, consistently violated UN resolutions and in a post-9/11 world no American president could afford to give Saddam Hussein the benefit of the doubt.
- Peter King
(Keywords: American, Destruction, Doubt, Iraq, Post, President, Weapons, World)

In the post-9/11 world you cannot give him the benefit of the doubt. As a result of our going into Iraq, not only is Saddam Hussein gone, but Qaddafi has given up his weapons of mass destruction and tremendous progress is being made in Iraq.
- Peter King
(Keywords: Progress, Being, Destruction, Doubt, Iraq, Post, Result, Weapons, World)

I happen to believe that the preemption school is correct, that the risks of allowing Saddam Hussein to acquire his weapons will only grow with time.
- Charles Krauthammer
(Keywords: Time, School, Weapons, Will)

I will continue to push for doubling the strength of the U.S. Border Patrol, and to make sure that every cargo container that enters this nation is screened for radiation and potential weapons of mass destruction.
- Nick Lampson
(Keywords: Strength, Destruction, Nation, Potential, Weapons, Will)

Bush the father did well in placing his sons as governors and did not forget to pass on the expertise in fraud from the leaders of the region to Florida to use it in critical moments.
- Curtis Lemay
(Keywords: Country, Horror, Opinion, Propaganda, Public, Public opinion, Weapons, World)

Weapons of mass destruction in the hands of Islamic extremists will be a disaster for the world.
- Ron Lewis
(Keywords: Destruction, Disaster, Weapons, Will, World)

Every adult in the world has some sense that he or she might be obliterated at any time by these weapons that we have created.
- Robert Jay Lifton
(Keywords: Time, Sense, Weapons, World)

I worked with a mime coach. I did weapons training. I did weight training.
- Kristanna Loken
(Keywords: Coach, Training, Weapons, Weight)

I was in jail four and a half years. When I came out, I continued the same struggle against injustice, but instead of using weapons, I began to use art and cinema.
- Mohsen Makhmalbaf
(Keywords: Art, Cinema, Injustice, Struggle, Weapons, Years)

Many people in the world today are not starving because there is an inherent inability to produce food, they are starving because they are caught in the middle of political fights and blockades that have been used as weapons.
- Ralph Merkle
(Keywords: Food, People, Today, Weapons, World)

I want to move to a world of no nuclear weapons but I want to do that through multilateral disarmament so that we all disarm together.
- Ed Miliband
(Keywords: Want, Weapons, World)

Japan is the only country in the world which suffered from the scourge of nuclear weapons.
- Yoshiro Mori
(Keywords: Country, Weapons, World)

It is my strong hope that an environment will be created in which both of our countries can cooperate for the realization of a world without nuclear weapons.
- Yoshiro Mori
(Keywords: Hope, Countries, Environment, Weapons, Will, World)

As far as a nuclear weapons-free zone, you know, when the lion lies down with the lamb, and you don't need a new lamb every day to satisfy the lion, then we might have this kind of transformation in the Middle East.
- Benjamin Netanyahu
(Keywords: Day, Lies, Weapons, Zone)

This is not a matter of weapons. We are hopeful for God's help. The real matter is the extinction of America. And, God willing, it will fall to the ground.
- Mohammed Omar
(Keywords: God, America, Help, Weapons, Will)

I have no doubt that we will be successful in harnessing the sun's energy. If sunbeams were weapons of war, we would have had solar energy centuries ago.
- George Porter
(Keywords: War, Successful, Doubt, Energy, Sun, Weapons, Will)

Today I can declare my hope and declare it from the bottom of my heart that we will eventually see the time when that number of nuclear weapons is down to zero and the world is a much better place.
- Colin Powell
(Keywords: Time, Heart, Hope, Today, Weapons, Will, World)



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