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Armaments Quotes

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Armaments are necessary - or are maintained on the pretext of necessity -
because of a real or an imagined danger of war.
- Ludwig Quidde

We pacifists have not ceased to point to the grave
danger of armaments and to insist on their curtailment.
- Ludwig Quidde

Every success in limiting armaments is a sign that
the will to achieve mutual understanding exists,
and every such success thus supports the fight for
international law and order.
- Ludwig Quidde

Disarmament or limitation of armaments,
which depends on the progress made on security,
also contributes to the maintenance of peace.
- Ludwig Quidde

 

Armaments; extremely useful for fighting wars,
a deadweight in any civil economy.
- John Ralston Saul

Limitation of armaments in itself is economically and
financially important quite apart from security.
- Ludwig Quidde

The question of armaments, whether on land or sea,
is the most immediately and intensely practical question
connected with the future fortunes of nations and of mankind.
- Woodrow Wilson

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It will be sufficient to point to the enormous burdens
which armaments place on the economic,
social, and intellectual resources of a nation,
as well as on its budget and taxes.
- Ludwig Quidde

Thus, if armaments were curtailed without a secure
peace and all countries disarmed proportionately,
military security would have been in no way affected.
- Ludwig Quidde

We have to admit that, notwithstanding all the efforts
in which governments and peoples have participated,
no corresponding change has been wrought in the aspect
of the world's armaments.
- Henry Campbell-Bannerman

The present level of armaments could be taken as the starting point.
It could be stipulated in an international treaty that
these armaments should be simultaneously and uniformly
reduced by a certain proportion in all countries.
- Ludwig Quidde

Let us assume that the ideal were reached;
let us imagine a state of international life in which
the danger of war no longer exists.
Then no one would dare to demand a penny for obviously
completely superfluous armaments.
- Ludwig Quidde

I know that military alliances and armament have been
the reliance for peace for centuries,
but they do not produce peace; and when war comes,
as it inevitably does under such conditions,
these armaments and alliances but intensify and broaden the conflict.
- Frank B. Kellogg

So long as peace is not attained by law (so argue the
advocates of armaments) the military protection of
a country must not be undermined,
and until such is the case disarmament is impossible.
- Ludwig Quidde

We must wake up to the insane reality of our time.
We are all irresponsible, unless we demand from the
responsible decision makers that modern armaments must
no longer be made available to people whose former
battle axes and swords our ancestors condemned.
- Thor Heyerdahl

It is idle to say that nations can struggle to outdo
each other in building armaments and never use them.
History demonstrates the contrary, and we have but
to go back to the last war to see the appalling effect
of nations competing in great armaments.
- Frank B. Kellogg

Of course, the kind of support that Cuba could give
us was very limited when it came to building up our army,
since they didn't manufacture armaments in the quantities that we required.
So we turned to Algeria and the Soviet Union for support.
- Daniel Ortega

Certain it is that a great responsibility rests upon
the statesmen of all nations,
not only to fulfill the promises for reduction in armaments,
but to maintain the confidence of the people of the
world in the hope of an enduring peace.
- Frank B. Kellogg

I came here as a practical man, to talk,
not simply on the question of peace and war,
but to treat another question which is of hardly less importance -
the enormous and burdensome standing armaments which
it is the practice of modern Governments to sustain in time of peace.
- Richard Cobden

Behold a republic standing erect while empires all
around are bowed beneath the weight of their own armaments -
a republic whose flag is loved while other flags are only feared.
- William Jennings Bryan

Personally, I do not believe that we shall have greater
armaments in the future than we have had in the past.
On the contrary, I believe there will be a gradual
diminution in this respect.
- William Watson

I know of no more important subject to the peace of
Europe and the world than the reasonable reduction of armaments,
especially in Europe, and of naval armaments throughout the world.
- Frank B. Kellogg

Militarism is basically a way of thinking,
a certain interpretation of the function of the state;
this manner of thinking is,
moreover, revealed by its outer forms:
by armaments and state organization.
- Christian Lous Lange

Among pacifists it was above all the English who always
insisted on the importance of disarmament.
They said that the man in the street would not understand
the kind of pacifism that neglected to demand immediate
restriction of armaments.
- Ludwig Quidde

In almost every country there are elements of opinion
which would welcome such a conclusion because they
wish to return to the politics of the balance of power,
unrestricted and unregulated armaments,
international anarchy, and preparation for war.
- Arthur Henderson

In all my activities as Armament Minister I never once visited a labor camp,
and cannot, therefore, give any information about them.
- Albert Speer

Our priorities require that all children of Palestine,
men and women, be ready for conflict,
both from the standpoint of training and from the standpoint of armament.
- Ahmed Yassin

With the aid of this credit policy, however,
Germany created an armament second to none,
and this armament in turn made possible the results of our policy.
- Hjalmar Schacht

If only the authorities could be made to realize that
the forces leading them on in the armament race are just insane.
- Alva Myrdal

Competition in armament, both land and naval,
is not only a terrible burden upon the people,
but I believe it to be one of the greatest menaces
to the peace of the world.
- Frank B. Kellogg

So we are fulfilling our task in preventing serious
armament stocks in Iraq within our possibilities.
- Bulent Ecevit

That is not to say that we can relax our readiness to defend ourselves.
Our armament must be adequate to the needs,
but our faith is not primarily in these machines of
defense but in ourselves.
- Chester W. Nimitz

The very necessity of bringing our armament up to a
certain level as rapidly as possible must place in
the foreground the idea of as large returns as possible
in foreign exchange and therewith the greatest possible
assurance of raw material supplies,
through exporting.
- Hjalmar Schacht

It's the Consciousness with which we participate
in activities that makes the difference.
- Michael Beckwith

It is a better thing to weigh and measure priorities
in the illuminating light of your own mission
than to have your activities formed by the
impressions and expectations of others.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

By nature, we are all creatures of habit.
We instinctively adopt familiar routines for most activities.
We eat about the same number of meals each day -
at more or less the same times.
We have a regular pattern of sleeping -
unless it is perturbed by illness or shift work.
Most everything we do is habitual.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In soloing - as in other activities -
it is far easier to start something
than it is to finish it.
- Amelia Earhart

I think it's more important to be fit so that you can
be healthy and enjoy activities than it is to have a good body.
- Rachel Blanchard

Of all human activities, man's listening to God is
the supreme act of his reasoning and will.
- Pope Paul VI

Prune - prune businesses, products, activities,
people.
Do it annually.
- Donald Rumsfeld

The only sin is ugliness, and if we believed this with all our being,
all other activities of the human spirit could be left
to take care of themselves.
- Herbert Read

Unless we provide consequences for activities and actions that are wrong,
we are not going to get any truth.
- Dana Rohrabacher

Why in almost all societies have married women specialized
in bearing and rearing children and in certain agricultural activities,
whereas married men have done most of the fighting and market work?
- Gary Becker

As President, I will end once and for all the use of
taxpayer funds to promote the National Endowment for
the Arts and other programs that subsidize amoral and degrading activities.
- Gary Bauer

The difficulties which I meet with in order to realize
my existence are precisely what awaken and mobilize my activities,
my capacities.
- Jose Ortega y Gasset

My hobbies and leisure activities include cars and golf.
- Michael Strahan

Activities that seem to represent choices are often
inert reproductions of accepted practice.
- Shoshana Zuboff

I don't quite have the energy for extra curricular activities.
I have to pace myself a little bit more.
- James Young

The best activities for your health are pumping and humping.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

Wilderness is not defined by the absence of certain activities,
but rather by the presence of certain unique and invaluable characteristics.
- Nick Rahall

Since our complex societies are highly susceptible
to interferences and accidents,
they certainly offer ideal opportunities for a prompt
disruption of normal activities.
- Jurgen Habermas

The blues comes right back to a person's feelings,
to his daily activities in life.
But rich people don't know nothing about the blues,
please believe me.
- Jimmy Rushing

I find that different types of music are good for certain activities.
- Peter Steele

I engaged upon those activities because I believed that,
in the dangerous circumstances which have been created in South Africa,
it was my duty to do so.
- Bram Fischer

There is not much that even the most socially responsible
scientists can do as individuals,
or even as a group, about the social consequences of their activities.
- Eric Hobsbawm

Being by the nature of my upbringing,
all my energies having been directed to one channel of activity,
crippled from other activities and made helpless even to live.
- Isaac Rosenberg

The cause of these global changes is fundamentally
due to the Sun and its effect on the Earth as it moves about in its orbit.
Not from man-made activities.
- William W. Vaughan

Yes, thanks to God...
my life has a goal, much more important than my artistic activities,
that is the struggle against Leukemia.
- Jose Carreras

I don't think a judge should be too much involved in outside activities.
- Harold H. Greene

I'm not a do-gooder.
It embarrassed me to be classified as a humanitarian.
I simply take part in activities that I believe in.
- Gregory Peck

An office occupation is another example as not only
douse it disrupt the activities of the organization
it also can raise the media profile of the campaign.
- Ben Edwards

If we wish our nature to be free and joyous,
we should bring our activities into same order.
- Vinoba Bhave

Whatever labels may be attached to the fifteen charges brought against me,
they all arise from my having been a member of the
Communist Party and from my activities as a member.
- Bram Fischer

When not deeply engaged in creative activities,
or numbed out by the TV, I felt empty.
My heart hurt.
I often felt hollow or as if I were some sort of wispy ghost,
barely existing.
- Judith Wright

I am also actively involved in my church and its community activities.
We have programs to improve the lives of our congregation
and programs of outreach in the community.
- Samuel Wilson

During the Fifties, political and military activities
in Vietnam were heavily influenced by the French,
who as recent colonial masters, made all-important decisions.
- Nguyen Cao Ky

We have a reliable computerized network devoted to
counterterrorist activities.
- George Pataki

When I was a teenager, I began to settle into school
because I'd discovered the extracurricular activities that interested me:
music and theater.
- Morgan Freeman

When my time on earth is gone, and my activities here are passed,
I want they bury me upside down, and my critics can kiss my ass!
- Bobby Knight

Two studies from the year 2000, however,
indicate that Catholics give lower ratings to their
clergy's ministerial activities across the board than do Protestants.
- Andrew Greeley

Well, I think we still have to verify whatever declaration
we will get and make sure that it is comprehensive and accurate.
So, that would take care of the past activities.
- Mohamed ElBaradei


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