Semi-automatic weapons have no socially redeeming purpose.
– Marian Wright Edelman
Since the Pentagon underestimated the number of troops required after the end of hostilities, we were not prepared to prevent looting or to guard hundreds of weapons dumps spread throughout the country.
– John Spratt
It’s very certain that North Korea is developing nuclear weapons for offensive purposes. They don’t need nuclear weapons to defend their own country.
– Kim Young-sam
Don’t let that weapon technology proliferate. Don’t let Saddam Hussein get capability for nuclear or chemical weapons, because he’s already shown a willingness to use any weapon at his disposal.
– John Sununu
Hussein has chosen to spend his money on building weapons of mass destruction and palaces for his cronies.
– Madeleine Albright
Every intelligence agency in the world believed that Saddam Hussein had had weapons of mass destruction, precursor chemicals. The inspectors, over a period of ten years, had managed to gain access to much of those precursor chemicals.
– John Reid
While the agreement provides a level of constraint on Iran’s nuclear weapons program, it confers legitimacy on their nuclear threshold status, an unprecedented shift for a country with so many entanglements.
– Jeff Fortenberry
Israel specifically does not want Syria to hand over weapons, chemical or conventional, to Hezbollah.
– Richard Engel
I started dealing with weapons on the first show I ever did, ‘The Inside,’ but I didn’t really do any physical stuff until ‘Alias.’
– Rachel Nichols
The North Koreas of the world are trying very hard to acquire the material they need to acquire nuclear weapons, as is the case with Iran.
– Richard Fadden
So to recap: we may or may not be going to war with Iraq because Saddam may or may not have weapons of mass destruction, which he may or may not use, or pass to other terrorists groups with whom he may or may not have links.
– Rory Bremner
The U.S. spent years and years and billions of dollars to build the Iraqi army only to watch it collapse and hand over so many of its weapons.
Women can stand a beating except when it is with their own weapons.
– Samuel Butler
I’ve been accused of wanting to allow terrorists to have weapons to attack America.
– Rand Paul
So we knew their intentions were to strike in the United States. We also knew from other sources of dozens of examples of where the notion of using planes as weapons was discussed.
– Richard Ben-Veniste
We woke up one day, and Pakistan had nuclear weapons.
I’ve repeatedly voted for sanctions against Iran. And I think all options should be on the table to prevent them from having nuclear weapons.
The people that are proposing banning assault weapons, well, first of all they’re already banned. Assault weapon is a fully automatic, those are already banned.
– Ron Johnson
It would be our policy to use nuclear weapons wherever we felt it necessary to protect our forces and achieve our objectives.
– Robert McNamara
There are weapons that are simply thoughts. For the record, prejudices can kill and suspicion can destroy.
– Rod Serling
Cyber weapons provide the tantalising possibility of being able to cripple the enemy without inflicting lasting damage on them.
– Philip Hammond
If Israel sees weapons moving toward its border, it acts.
A nuclear program has arguably worked as a deterrent for North Korea and other states – would Moammar Gadhafi have been deposed and summarily killed if Libya had had nuclear weapons? Iranians might not think so.
I preferred the weapons of dialectic to all the other teachings of philosophy, and armed with these, I chose the conflicts of disputation rather than the trophies of war.
– Peter Abelard
I’m not going to fight in the physical with physical weapons, because it’s not a physical fight. I’m going to fight with spiritual weapons, cause it’s a spiritual fight.
– Stephen Baldwin
The larger picture here is that a North Korea with nuclear weapons adds to the larger proliferation risk.
– Susan Rice
A bad deal with Iran on nuclear weapons is worse than no deal at all.
– Trent Franks
We’ve already seen proliferation. We started it with Britain, then France. Then we benignly let the Israelis do it. The Pakistanis and the Indians have recently done it. The Chinese have nuclear weapons.
– William Odom
We are very serious about imposing weapons restrictions on the PFLP and other Palestinian groups operating from their camps in Lebanon.
– Walid Jumblatt
Before you’re a writer, you’re a citizen, a human being, and therefore the weapons of the citizen are at your disposal to use or not use.
– Wole Soyinka