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Harry Bridges Quotes and Sayings

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There is a weapon we can fight with.
That is the weapon of political action.
- Harry Bridges

I'm a machine man, and I head a machine.
- Harry Bridges

I'm a working stiff.
I just happened to be around at the right time,
and nobody else wanted the job.
- Harry Bridges

Neither, I must say with all due respect,
is it the power of teachers and students.
Basically the true and real power is with working people of all colors,
of all beliefs, of all national origins.
- Harry Bridges

 

There will always be a place for us somewhere,
somehow, as long as we see to it that working people
fight for everything they have,
everything they hope to get, for dignity,
equality, democracy, to oppose war and to bring to the world a better life.
- Harry Bridges

Everything is produced by the workers,
and the minute they try to get something by their unions
they meet all the opposition that can be mustered by
those who now get what they produce.
- Harry Bridges

The human race has one really effective weapon,
and that is laughter.
- Mark Twain

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Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind.
It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction
devised by the ingenuity of man.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Action is our greatest weapon against fear.
Left to molder, fear grows upon itself,
but in the face of action,
fear is left in the dust.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Non-violence is a powerful and just weapon which cuts without wounding
and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.
- Charles de Gaulle

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

The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire.
- Ferdinand Foch

The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart.
The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace.
- Carlos Santana

I am the Wizard. This world is mine.
I speak. It's done. My realm is fine.
My wand, my tongue. My sword, my voice.
It's good. It's bad. I speak my choice.
I say happy, or I say mad.
I say angry, or I say glad.
I name that drawing on the wall.
It's not graffiti after all.
The past has been broken. The prison's not real.
My word holds the magic - the power to heal.
Intent is my weapon - a sword from above.
Cruel hate, fear, and anger transmute into love.
This world's my joy. This mouth's my toy.
Reborn -I'm a brand new girl or boy.
I choose. I speak. My will is done.
Come join. Come play. This can be fun.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Beauty is our weapon against nature;
by it we make objects,
giving them limit, symmetry, proportion.
Beauty halts and freezes the melting flux of nature.
- Camille Paglia

We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier
weapon than the machine-gun.
- George Orwell

Fervor is the weapon of choice of the impotent.
- Frantz Fanon

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

Wit is a dangerous weapon, even to the possessor,
if he knows not how to use it discreetly.
- Michel de Montaigne

The truth that is suppressed by friends is the readiest weapon of the enemy.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

Judicious absence is a weapon.
- Charles Reade

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

Remember the valiant Iraqi peasant and how he shot
down an American Apache with an old weapon.
- Saddam Hussein

No weapon formed against me shall prosper.
- Fred Hammond

The nuclear weapon is obsolete.
I want to get rid of them all.
- Charles Horner

Ignorance has always been the weapon of tyrants;
enlightenment the salvation of the free.
- Bill Richardson

Disloyalty is the secret weapon of the Tory Party.
- Julian Critchley

The weapon of the Republic is terror,
and virtue is its strength.
- Georg Buchner

Satire is traditionally the weapon of the powerless against the powerful.
- Molly Ivins

We have always said that in our war with the Arabs we had a secret weapon -
no alternative.
- Golda Meir

Wit is a weapon.
Jokes are a masculine way of inflicting superiority.
But humor is the pursuit of a gentle grin,
usually in solitude.
- Frank Muir

Contempt is the weapon of the weak and a defense against
one's own despised and unwanted feelings.
- Alice Duer Miller

Machines were, it may be said, the weapon employed
by the capitalists to quell the revolt of specialized labor.
- Karl Marx

If we have isolated individuals able to inflict enormous harm,
imagine what a single lunatic can do with a nuclear weapon.
I think the whole base of civil society is at risk.
- Joshua Lederberg

Probably it is impossible for humor to be ever a revolutionary weapon.
Candide can do little more than generate irony.
- Lionel Trilling

Print is the sharpest and the strongest weapon of our party.
- Joseph Stalin

The engine of the tank is a weapon just as the main-gun.
- Heinz Guderian

His foe was folly and his weapon wit.
- Anthony Hope

Humor can be an incredible, lacerating and effective weapon.
- Carl Hiaasen

The most potent weapon of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed.
- Steven Biko

Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon.
which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it.
It is a sword that heals.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Your bat is your life.
It's your weapon.
You don't want to go into battle with anything that feels less than perfect.
- Lou Brock

Terrorism has become the systematic weapon of a war
that knows no borders or seldom has a face.
- Jacques Chirac

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

The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas.
- Alfred Whitney Griswold

A nuclear weapon of some dimension, whether it's actually a nuclear weapon,
or a dirty bomb, or some kind of radiological device.
Yes, I think it's probably a near thing.
- Michael Scheuer

Often dismissed or underestimated by political opponents,
President Reagan had the most valuable weapon in the political arsenal:
a bond with the people.
- William L. Jenkins

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

Any tool is a weapon if you hold it right.
- Ani DiFranco

I hate it when people use sex as a weapon against the
people who are engaging in it.
It's so hypocritical.
- Mira Sorvino

The best weapon of a dictatorship is secrecy,
but the best weapon of a democracy should be the weapon of openness.
- Niels Bohr

So, we need to delegitimize the nuclear weapon,
and by de-legitimizing...
meaning trying to develop a different system of security
that does not depend on nuclear deterrence.
- Mohamed ElBaradei

In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost.
The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas.
- Alfred Whitney Griswold

Propaganda is a soft weapon; hold it in your hands too long,
and it will move about like a snake,
and strike the other way.
- Jean Anouilh

Temper is a weapon that we hold by the blade.
- James M. Barrie

In the sex war, thoughtlessness is the weapon of the male,
vindictiveness of the female.
- Cyril Connolly

Prayer is a strong wall and fortress of the church;
it is a goodly Christian weapon.
- Martin Luther

Information is a negotiator's greatest weapon.
- Victor Kiam

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

We Jews have a secret weapon in our struggle with the Arabs;
we have no place to go.
- Golda Meir

Temptation is a woman's weapon and man's excuse.
- H. L. Mencken

A weapon isn't good or bad, depends on the person who uses it.
- Jet Li

Human curiosity, the urge to know, is a powerful force
and is perhaps the best secret weapon of all in the
struggle to unravel the workings of the natural world.
- Aaron Klug

The pen is a formidable weapon, but a man can kill
himself with it a great deal more easily than he can other people.
- George Dennison Prentice

Americans in all places and levels of government have
begun to consider the areas where we need to prepare
ourselves from future threats,
including the latest weapon: bio-terror.
- Paul Gillmor

It is far more important to be able to hit the target
than it is to haggle over who makes a weapon or who pulls a trigger.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

I do like to write nasty songs.
It's a useful weapon to have, and it's cathartic as well,
because I create art out of anger, something positive
out of something negative.
- Lisa Marie Presley

My anger with the US was not at first,
that they had used that weapon - although that anger came later.
- Wilfred Burchett

A laugh is a terrible weapon.
- Kate O'Brien


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