quote by William D. Leahy

Wars cannot be won by destroying women and children

— William D. Leahy

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Atomic weapons quote Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.

Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.

But so far, you know who's been violating the nuclear nonproliferation pact day and night? Those who signed it. Iran, Iraq, Libya and Iran violates it while calling for Israel's destruction and racing to develop atomic weapons to that end.

The weapons of war must be abolished before they abolish us.

Atomic weapons quote Your calm mind is the ultimate weapon against your challenges. So relax.

Your calm mind is the ultimate weapon against your challenges. So relax.

Every inhabitant of this planet must contemplate the day when this planet may no longer be habitable .. The weapons of war must be abolished before they abolish us.

The mere existence of atomic weapons implies the possibility of their use.

With the new weapons like the atom bomb, Russia would have it, too, and use it first. It is a very difficult world. But that trouble is imminent is obvious.

Atomic weapons quote Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the sam

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.

If atomic bombs are to be added as new weapons to the arsenals of a warring world, or to the arsenals of nations preparing for war, then the time will come when mankind will curse the names of Los Alamos and Hiroshima. The people must unite or they will perish.

The world has achieved brilliance without conscience.

Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants.

I was against it on two counts. First, the Japanese were ready to surrender, and it wasn't necessary to hit them with that awful thing. Second, I hated to see our country be the first to use such a weapon.

Atomic weapons quote Laughter is the greatest weapon we have and we, as humans, use it the least.

Laughter is the greatest weapon we have and we, as humans, use it the least.

Sex is like an atom bomb. A potent weapon which fascinates and frightens. We're afraid to let it loose, yet we all have our finger on the button.

So far as I can see the atomic bomb has deadened the finest feeling that has sustained mankind for ages.

If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker.

Atomic weapons quote The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over ano

The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.

The death toll from small arms dwarfs that of all other weapons systems — and in most years greatly exceeds the toll of the atomic bombs that devastated Hiroshima and Nagasaki. In terms of the carnage they cause, small arms, indeed, could well be described as 'weapons of mass destruction'.

We had been frightened of atomic weapons since 1945.

In those days I became convinced - and remain convinced now - that, after Hitler, Truman was the greatest murderer in the world.

It is complete nihilism to propose laying down arms in a world where atom bombs are around. It is very simple: there is no way of achieving peace other than with weapons.

Atomic weapons quote Motivation is the weapon you use to eliminate your excuses.

Motivation is the weapon you use to eliminate your excuses.

The atom bomb was no “great decision.

” It was used in the war, and for your information, there were more people killed by fire bombs in Tokyo than dropping of the atomic bombs accounted for. It was merely another powerful weapon in the arsenal of righteousness. The dropping of the bombs stopped the war, save millions of lives.

There has been a great deal said about a 3,00-mile high-angle rocket.

The people who have been writing these things that annoy me, have been talking about a 3,000-mile high-angle rocket shot from one continent to another, carrying an atomic bomb and so directed as to be a precise weapon which would land exactly on a certain target, such as a city.

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

Atomic weapons quote The universe is not made of atoms, but of stories.

The universe is not made of atoms, but of stories.

The atomic bomb certainly is the most powerful of all weapons, but it is conclusively powerful and effective only in the hands of the nation which controls the sky.

The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if I knew I was going to a fight.

...I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun, an RPG or an atomic bomb instead.

The solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind.

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

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

It is critically important that Iran should not develop nuclear weapons.

And that the necessary interventions need to be made by the International Atomic Energy Agency to ensure that, indeed, that does not happen, in the context of any nuclear generation of power.

A dark and terrible side of this sense of community of interests is the fear of a horrible common destiny which in these days of atomic weapons darkens men's minds all around the globe.

The time has come for those nations that rely on the force of nuclear armaments to respectfully heed the voices of peace-loving people, not least the atomic bomb survivors, to strive in good faith for nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation, and to advance towards the complete abolishment of all such weapons.

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

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

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

It is not enough to take this weapon out of the hands of soldiers.

It must be put into the hands of those who will know how to strip its military casing and adapt it to the arts of peace.

I think that American salesmanship can be a weapon more powerful than the atomic bomb.

Atomic weapons quote We forget we're mostly water till the rain falls and every atom in our body star

We forget we're mostly water till the rain falls and every atom in our body starts to go home.

The scientists who made the atomic bomb are, in my sense, people with a tragic destiny. You know, there was the US race with Nazi Germany and good evidence that the Germans were more advanced in nuclear physics, and we had to get the bomb first. But then there was the use of that dreadful weapon, or instrument of genocide, and many of the more sensitive scientists turned quickly into anti - nuclear people - and very effective ones.

If you have created the fifth generation of atomic bombs and are testing them already, what position are you in to question the peaceful purposes of other people who want nuclear power? We do not believe in nuclear weapons, period. It goes against the whole grain of humanity.

Almost all of the governments have agreed that they will not acquire nuclear weapons and that they will allow the International Atomic Energy Agency to monitor their commercial and research nuclear power operations to ensure that nuclear materials - highly enriched uranium and plutonium - are not diverted to use in weapons.

The fact is that it's the most dangerous place to be on the political scale is to brand those on the other side as racist. That's the atomic bomb. That's the nuclear weapon of an American.

The atomic bomb survivors... cannot wait another 50 years. Their highest hope is to see the abolition of nuclear weapons within their own lifetime. It is a steep climb to this goal, but one from which we must never relent.

Quite often ... these little guys, who might be making atomic weapons or who might be guilty of some human rights violation ... are looking for someone to listen to their problems and help them communicate.

Native annalists may look sadly back from the future on that period when we had the atomic bomb and the Russians didn't. Or when the Russians had aquired (through connivance and treachery of Westerns with warped minds) the atomic bomb - and yet still didn't have any stockpile of the weapons. That was the era when we might have destroyed Russia completely and not even skinned our elbows doing it.

In the end, this is a difficult story to sum up.

The making of the atomic bomb is one of history's most amazing examples of teamwork and genius and poise under pressure. But it's also the story of how humans created a weapon capable of wiping our species off the planet. It's a story with no end in sight. And, like it or not, you're in it.

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