Top 242 Weapon Quotes

Here we have the best Weapon Quotes from famous authors such as Mark Foster, Abby Lee Miller, Michelle Gomez, Paul Watson, Alfred Adler. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.

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Walking into the studio making ‘Scared Hearts Club,’ it was important for us as artists to write a joyful record, but using joy as a weapon because joy is the best weapon against oppression; it’s the best weapon against depression.

You don’t need a lot of credentials to be prison guard in a federal prison. And, you know, you give them a set of keys and a weapon, and they’re in power.

I’d always used humour as a weapon, as a protection. But being able to make people laugh is a way of not getting in too deep; it’s a quick, transient fix.

Michelle Gomez
The most powerful weapon in the world, as far as I’m concerned, is the camera.

The truth is often a terrible weapon of aggression. It is possible to lie, and even to murder, with the truth.

I always say that non-violence is not the weapon of the weak. It is the weapon of the strong.

Betty Williams
The resistance does not mean that everyone can carry a weapon. The weapon is only for the people of the weapons.

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
Ridicule is a weak weapon when pointed at a strong mind; but common people are cowards and dread an empty laugh.

Martin Farquhar Tupper
A turntable is the classic DJ’s weapon for playing vinyl, but the mixer is the device that actually allows you to blend multiple tracks together to create a mix.

I actually shoot. I enjoy target practice. I find it really zen. You focus on nothing but the target. You have to control your breathing. It’s all part of my years in the military, where I was taught to become a marksman but also to respect my weapon.

President Donald J. Trump was right to strike at the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for using a weapon of mass destruction, the nerve agent sarin, against its own people.

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

Saddam Hussein
People think that Celera’s trying to patent the whole human genome because it’s been used as – I guess people in Washington learn how to do political attacks, and so it gets used as a political weapon, not as a factual one.

I’m a firm believer in the Second Amendment and the Bill of Rights. I don’t think you should infringe on the type of weapon somebody should buy or the number of rounds in a high-capacity magazine.

Gabriel E Gomez
You know, I’ve carried a weapon for 10 years, never shot anybody, never robbed anybody. It has saved my life twice, but I know they’re not toys. I practice with firearms, I enjoy shooting, it’s a hobby of mine and I have a healthy respect for them.

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

Film is such a powerful medium. It’s like a weapon and I think you have a duty to self-censor.

My personal view is that Iran, left to its own devices, will get itself to that step right below a nuclear weapon, that permanent breakout stage, so the needle isn’t quite in the red for the international community. And, frankly, that will be as destabilizing as their actually having a weapon.

The scripture is filled with examples of genuine masculinity; you could mine David‘s story for probably a year by itself. And we have to get the masculinity of Jesus back. Not the pale-faced altar boy, but the man that made a weapon and cleared the temple, who boldly cast out demons and calmed the raging sea.

I think Kevin Lee is an excellent fighter who fights well on the feet, has evolved in that area, but his strongest weapon is wrestling, not jiu-jitsu.

My serve is my biggest weapon.

It is youth that has discovered love as a weapon.

As a result of the strategic patience policy, we now have North Korea testing four times an atomic weapon; they’ve violated numerous United Nations sanctions, U.S. sanctions by launching ballistic missile tests.

Even soldiers from the Vietnam War had said that when they were fighting in that war, the landmine was just one of any number of weapons to use in the fighting. It wasn’t until they began to think about the aftermath and the legacy of landmines that they recognized the long-term, indiscriminate impact of the weapon.

Jody Williams
The truth that is suppressed by friends is the readiest weapon of the enemy.

Music is a weapon in the war against unhappiness.

Fervor is the weapon of choice of the impotent.

Frantz Fanon
Most Americans think there’s already universal background checks. They don’t understand why there wouldn’t be a background check to purchase a weapon.

I can take a newspaper and make it a lethal weapon.

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

If you are looking to create an information weapon, the battle space you operate in is social media. That is where the fight happens.

There is no reason for anybody to have an assault weapon.

One vote. That’s a big weapon you have there, Mister. In 1948, just one additional vote in each precinct would have elected Dewey. In 1960, one vote in each precinct in Illinois would have elected Nixon. One vote.

Paul Harvey
The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas.

Alfred Whitney Griswold
Fear is one of the elements of nonlethal weaponry. You’re going to get hurt, and you don’t want to get hurt. Pepper spray hurts. You don’t want to be sprayed. That’s why it’s a useful deterrent as a nonlethal weapon – I’m not advocating spraying people randomly.

Diarrhea, 90 percent of which is caused by food and water contaminated by excrement, kills a child every fifteen seconds. That’s more than AIDS, malaria, or measles, combined. Human feces are an impressive weapon of mass destruction.

Whichever position coach decides to put me at, I will be ready, I want to be able to use my jumper as a weapon in whichever position they put me at.

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

It is imperative that the United States lead in preventing Iran from ever acquiring a nuclear weapon. That requires vigorously enforcing the Iran deal while leaving all options on the table, including military force if necessary.

The first to grasp how sensitive Israeli public opinion was on the issue of hostages and M.I.A.’s – and therefore what a powerful weapon abduction could be – was Ahmed Jibril, the leader of a faction of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine.

My greatest fear is the Iranians acquire a nuclear weapon and give it to a terrorist organization. And there is a real threat of them doing that.

An intellectual‘s weapon is writing, but sometimes people react as if it were a firearm. A writer can do a lot to change the situation, but as far as I know, no dictatorship has fallen because of a sonnet.

Mario Benedetti
I hope to have more than one main weapon. I have the Phenomenal Forearm as we’re calling it now, the Calf Crusher – the Styles Clash is still available. I like to have a lot of alternative moves to hit people with, and whatever seems to work is what I’ll go with.

Information is a negotiator’s greatest weapon.

Victor Kiam
The world is not ideal, and the only weapon we can give our children is information. Information which is not pretty, but honest.

The injuries and subsequent incidents inspired me to do something. I converted my weakness into my strength and made it my weapon.

Well, comedy is a great weapon of attack. It’s not a great weapon of support.

We continue to have nuclear weapons relied on as a weapon of choice. If that policy were to continue, we continue to have countries who are in a security bind, if you like, or perceive themselves to be in security bind to look for acquisition of nuclear weapons.

Hypersensitivity has become a weapon.

A weapon isn’t good or bad, depends on the person who uses it.

Anxiety is your creativity turned into a weapon that you use to beat yourself up. And this is because anxiety is mostly storytellingrepeating poisonous stories that you’ve inherited from others. It feeds on your fear.

Satire is traditionally the weapon of the powerless against the powerful.

The human body experiences a powerful gravitational pull in the direction of hope. That is why the patient‘s hopes are the physician‘s secret weapon. They are the hidden ingredients in any prescription.

A North Korea that has the capability to use a nuclear weapon that can reach an American city or those of an ally poses a grave challenge as the U.S. seeks to preserve peace and stability in the region.

Those 18 months in solitary confinementbruised my soul. If I had had a weapon, I would have fought my way out.

In my judgment, the JCPOA for whatever its limitations, was succeeding on its own terms in blocking Iran’s pathways to producing fissile material for a nuclear weapon on short order.

I’ve had a carry permit for 30 years, and I would say off and on in different instances where I have, you know, felt it was appropriate, I would carry the weapon on myself.

Patience is weapon. I learned that from my Laker days.

Hope is a necessity for normal life and the major weapon against the suicide impulse.

Karl A Menninger
The next time someone uses denial of citizenship as a weapon or brandishes the special status conferred upon him by the accident of birth, ask him this: What have you done lately to earn it?

The writers of the French enlightenment had deliberately used blasphemy as a weapon, refusing to accept the power of the Church to set limiting points on thought.

Anyone who considers using a weapon of mass destruction against the United States or its allies must first consider the consequences… We would not specify in advance what our response would be, but it would be both overwhelming and devastating.

William J Perry
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.

I hope that the entire Senate votes to say that if you’re on the terrorist watch list – not just the no-fly list, which is a much more targeted list, but the terrorist watch list – you should not be able to buy a weapon.

The right to strike is one of the most important safeguards working people have in this country. It’s a weapon of last resort that has served throughout history as a bargaining tool which allows unions to push for recognition of ordinary workersrights to be paid fairly and treated with dignity.

The assault weapon ban in this country should be reinstated.

The two most precious things this side of the grave are our reputation and our life. But it is to be lamented that the most contemptible whisper may deprive us of the one, and the weakest weapon of the other.

The euro is not a currency. It is a political weapon to force countries to implement the policies decided by the E.U. and keep them on a leash.

I’ve studied martial arts, but of course I’m not anywhere near the level of my father. Still, people assume I’m a lethal weapon anyway!

The two biggest threats to international security in 2013 are Iran getting a nuclear weapon, and Iran being bombed to stop it getting a nuclear weapon. Both would precipitate a long and dangerous conflict in an already unstable Middle East. Both would be a disaster.

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

Ferdinand Foch
Cartoons, if you ask me, are the most powerful weapon in today‘s politics. Balasaheb Thackeray has proved this.

Antiracists must acknowledge that patriarchy has long been a weapon of racism and cannot sit comfortably in any politic of racial transformation.

Your mind is still the fastest weapon. You can run and run but you must be smart.

I am like a security camera ever on the watch. The furtive quality of vision feels to me like an incredibly valuable weapon. Everything I see gets transformed into a private sketch or painting in my mind, stored away for future reference, future evidence, future ammunition.

There’s simply no reason for a civilian to own a military-style assault weapon. It’s no different than why we outlaw civilian ownership of rockets and landmines.

A lawsuit can be a weapon.

The Iranian regime suppresses its own people as well as others in the region. It prevents peace by sponsoring terror globally. With the ultimate weapon that it is deceptively developing, the regime aims to gain hegemony over the entire Middle East and hold the world’s economy hostage.

There is no nonsense so gross that society will not, at some time, make a doctrine of it and defend it with every weapon of communal stupidity.

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

Lionel Trilling
There is going to be a nuclear arms race in the Middle East if Iran gets a nuclear weapon. And you are going to see it in Egypt, in Turkey, in the Emirates. All of those people will want that.

The indisputable fact is that nutritional science is the most powerful weapon available to win the war on cancer.

Usually, every match in the WWE, I was the one with the stupid ideas. I’m trying to figure out how to jump off the stage or turn the logo into a weapon or obstacle.

Sanctions are not really an economic weapon.

No weapon formed against me shall prosper.

Fred Hammond
The weapon of the advocate is the sword of the soldier, not the dagger of the assassin.

Alexander Cockburn
Since World War II, most of the conflicts in the world have been internal conflicts. The weapon of choice in those wars has all too often been landmines – to such a degree that what we find today are tens of millions of landmines contaminating approximately 70 countries around the world.

Jody Williams
In the sex war, thoughtlessness is the weapon of the male, vindictiveness of the female.

Iran with a nuclear weapon or with fissile material that can be given to Hezbollah or Hamas or others has the potential of not just destabilizing the Middle East. But it could be brought here.

Few would deny the importance of tackling online hatred or child abuse content. The internet, after all, has become a key weapon for those who disseminate and incite hatred and violence against minorities, and for those who pose a horrifying threat to children.

I would respectfully disagree that the right to own a military-style weapon is a God-given right. I didn’t see that anywhere in the Bible that I read.

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

The Internet, one of the great inventions of the modern Western world, has shown itself to be a weapon that can be used to incite and train those who wish to cause harm to that world.

It dawned on me that theatre is a powerful weapon for change.

Wit is a comic‘s defense weapon.

An alliance of civilisations can be our most powerful weapon in the fight against terror.

Any woman who chooses to behave like a full human being should be warned that the armies of the status quo will treat her as something of a dirty joke. That’s their natural and first weapon. She will need her sisterhood.

I think there’s a weapon of cynicism to say, ‘Protest doesn’t work. Organizing doesn’t work. Y’all are a bunch of hippies. You know, it doesn’t do anything,’ because, frankly, it’s said out of fear, because it is a potent force for political change.

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.

The weapon of suicide bombing is so desperate that you aren’t even left with the possibility of taking revenge or punishing anyone; the terrorist is killed along with his victims, his blood mixing with theirs.

I have a respect for the 3-D computer-generated action movies, but my first love is stuff like ‘Lethal Weapon.’

Josh Peck
Cancer is messy and scary. You throw everything at it, but don’t forget to throw love at it. It turns out that might be the best weapon of all.

Teams quickly find trends in ways you get out. If you get out in similar fashion on three or four occasions, teams will be using that as a weapon to get you out.

Our goal is simple: to stop Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.

You know, the taxing authority of the United States is our most powerful weapon. You know, the reason we separated from England was because the British were using it abusively.

I believe there is a relationship between having an interest in the arts and the behaviour of society as a whole. Some politicians find it difficult that the arts is a weapon of happiness… Politics is often about deprivation rather than the opening up of ideas and nourishing creative endeavour.

Excellence is the best weapon against prejudice. I intend to be part of the solution and not the problem. You’ve just got to keep on banging out good performances.

Knowing what God has in store for me – it gives me hope. I kind of feel like God’s warrior, pretty much. God’s weapon.

My priority is keeping my skin looking great – perfect skin is the best beauty weapon.

My game matches with Velasquez’s. I won’t be afraid to kick or punch him to avoid the takedowns because the ground game is my best weapon.

Until the last nuclear weapon is eliminated, more must also be done to reduce the risk of a detonation. Nuclear-armed states should reduce the number of warheads on high alert and be clearer about the actions they are taking to prevent accidents.

Now I’m old… maybe I’m still an eccentric hippie. There’s a wonderful freedom in the eccentricity – you can go places, you can be wacky, and you don’t have to be constrained. I think that’s why people are eccentric – eccentricity is a weapon… and it’s great!

An emotion that lives with me is a sense of ‘what might have been’ had injuries not robbed me of my most lethal weapon – speed.

Our bottom line, if you want to call it a red line, president’s bottom line has been that Iran will not acquire a nuclear weapon and we will take no option off the table to ensure that it does not acquire a nuclear weapon, including the military option.

Food is a weapon in austerity Britain. Hunger, the threat of and the reality of, is used to coerce and control.

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.

I’m not a player that’s going to grind at the baseline – I like to dictate and control the point and try to use my drop shot as a weapon.

The JCPOA is working – preventing Iran from developing a nuclear weapon. It’s time for the Republicans to start working, too.

Information should never be used as a weapon on a team.

The Internet definitely could be a weapon of mass destruction – it’s not going to come in a bomb, it’s going to come as a cyberattack. It’s pretty amazing to see what a small group of people can do if they really know how to control the universe.

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

A state that calculates that using a weapon or tactic of war is in its interest will generally find a way to do so.

Sometimes the funnier you are, the more vulnerable and scared you are underneath it all. So I think, for me, comedy was always a defense. It was a weapon so that you can’t hurt me.

As the 19th century teetered into the 20th, the clank of typewriter keys went from solo to symphony. They were the weapon of choice for professional writers, the business elite, people with things to say and the need to say them quickly.

Data is powerful and if it’s put in the wrong hands, it becomes a weapon. And we have to understand that companies like Facebook, and platforms like Facebook or Twitter, are not just social networking sites. They’re opportunities for information warfare.

That which neither weapon nor flame could accomplish will be achieved by a sweet speaking tongue in council.

My grandfather was an autoworker, and I have a weapon he manufactured to protect himself from the company that he would carry to work. It’s a big iron pipe with a hunk of lead on the head. I think about how far we’ve come as companies from those days, where workers had to protect themselves from the company.

If you’re Iran’s minister of defense, I think you’d try to develop at least one nuclear weapon to save yourself from what happened to Iraq.

Just as invasion is the true and tried weapon in the hands of capital against the class struggle, so on the other hand the fearless pursuit of the class struggle has always proven the most effective preventative of foreign invasions.

Karl Liebknecht
Terrorists have already attacked our Nation once. There is every reason to believe that they will try againpossibly with a weapon of mass destruction; a weapon that could be smuggled into our ports.

One of the real ways out of conflict is humour. It builds bridges; it’s a weapon against rigid ideology, narrow thinking, intolerance.

Increased and better screening for explosives is necessary – and Congress should fund it and TSA should implement it as quickly as possible – however that screening doesn’t reduce the risk posed by a trained terrorist with an unconventional weapon.

When you have a high-volume magazine or an assault weapon, you’re not hunting deer or protecting your home; you’re out to hunt people.

The first time I flew after September 11, I honestly was a little paranoid. As I was going to the metal detector, I was looking at my duffel bag, and I’m like, ‘Do I have anything that’s like a weapon?’ I was really paranoid they were gonna find something sharp, and I was gonna get in trouble.

In the past, the greatest weapon the white man has had has been his ability to divide and conquer. If I take my hand and slap you, you don’t even feel it. It might sting you because these digits are separated. But all I have to do to put you back in your place is bring those digits together.

Malcolm X
Makeup is not a mask that covers up your beauty; it’s a weapon that helps you express who you are from the inside.

Fighting is essentially a masculine idea; a woman’s weapon is her tongue.

Hermione Gingold
Parliamentary obstructionism should be avoided. It is a weapon to be used in the rarest of the rare cases. Parliamentary accountability is as important as parliamentary debate. Both must coexist.

One of the first rules of science is if somebody delivers a secret weapon to you, you better use it.

Food is a weapon – a very effective weapon. People don’t cultivate, don’t farm, you cut the road off, then you subjugate them very easily.

Tom Catena
The use of hunger as a weapon of political control is a crime against humanity.

Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon. Indeed, it is a weapon unique in history, which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it.

A lot of the people who saw me in the ‘Lethal Weapon’ movies didn’t even know I was a singer.

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

To have people with – with psychological problems have a background check before they can buy a weapon? I don’t think the NRA would pull me off that one. If they do, then I need to be pulled off it because… you can’t give a weapon to someone who has mental issues, right.

Since being in India, I am more convinced than ever before that the method of nonviolent resistance is the most potent weapon available to oppressed people in their struggle for justice and human dignity.

If Iran becomes a nuclear weapon state it is the end of non-proliferation as we know it. If Iran gets a nuclear weapon you are likely to see Saudi, Egypt and other countries follow suit and we will bequeath to the next generation a nuclear arms race in the world’s most unstable region.

Liam Fox
What I say now is that the way the world underestimates me will be my greatest weapon. People pat me on the head, and I go to myself, oh, and aren’t they going to be surprised.

If you really believe the number one priority of our government is the protection of our people, then the idea of being defenseless against an intercontinental ballistic missile or any other type of weapon system that puts us in jeopardy is not acceptable.

Don Nickles
Ethanol reduces our dependence on foreign sources of oil and is an important weapon in the War on Terror. By investing in South Dakota‘s ethanol producers, we will strengthen our energy security and create new jobs.

President-elect Biden is committed to the proposition that Iran will not acquire a nuclear weapon.

You cannot trust 25 guys in a locker room to have the same respect and training as I do with a weapon. That I do understand. I’ve carried a gun for 10 years. I’ve carried them in the locker room, and nobody really knows about it. I know how to handle myself.

Handshaking means, ‘I don’t have a weapon.’

Penal law was not created by the common people, nor by the peasantry, nor by the proletariat, but entirely by the bourgeoisie as an important tactical weapon in this system of divisions which they wished to introduce.

The mind is the greatest weapon in the world.

Roy Conli
The best weapon of a dictatorship is secrecy, but the best weapon of a democracy should be the weapon of openness.

Niels Bohr
It used to be you needed to have a very large sophisticated state before you could even have a nuclear weapon… Now the technology is widespread enough. It doesn’t take very many people to be able to cobble together a devastating attack, and all it takes is one.

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.

Hugo Strange is interesting in the sense that he’s a master manipulator. He doesn’t really engage Batman in any sort of physical way. His weapon is his mind, and he’s very incisive and clever: he reads people and sizes them up almost instantly.

The Iran nuclear deal, the so-called JCPOA, was very effective in cutting off all of the pathways that Iran then had to produce fissile material for a nuclear weapon. And we know that that agreement was working.

The problem is not that there are too many guns. It’s that there are people that will go out and break the law, whether it’s a gun or some other weapon or a bomb.

Kyrie is the ultimate versatility weapon. He’s good in isos, he’s good in pick-and-rolls, he’s good in transition. He got game.

Language is a weapon of politicians, but language is a weapon in much of human affairs.

One day, as I was speaking to another mother of a disabled child, I said our secret weapon against this disease is to do all we can without any expectation of results.

If the perpetrators of the World Trade Center plane crashes had a nuclear weapon, there’s no doubt in my mind but that they would’ve detonated it in New York.

‘Lethal Weapon’ sold apropos of nothing when I was very young, but that was a very different market.

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
Building walls isn’t going to work in the long run. Some people are happy with the wall in Israel, but somebody will get a weapon someday and knock it over or something. Walls aren’t the answer between countries, though.

As soon as you define what an assault weapon is, you know, you can’t sell a weapon, and here’s how we describe it, gun manufacturers just make one adjustment or two, and they say, ‘See, this isn’t subject to the limitation.’

My soldier weapon is the weapon of truth.

As someone who took an oath to defend this country, I refuse to sit idle until the unimaginable occurs: Iran cheats or simply runs out the clock, and the largest state sponsor of terrorism threatens the United States and its allies with a nuclear weapon.

No, in Lethal Weapon I was a taxi cab driver that Mel jumps in front of the taxi and pulls me out of the car and steals the taxi. Then I did some other indie driving for some of the car sequences.

Since I couldn’t actuate the things that I wanted to do, the only weapon I had was to say no.

For fear of dropping the troops in the sea, the pilots tended to drop them too far inland – some of them actually in the British lines. The weapon containers often fell wide of the troops, which was another handicap that contributed to our excessive casualties.

Kurt Student
President Trump will release America’s pent-up energy potential, get rid of foreign oil, trash punitive regulations, create millions of jobs, and develop our most strategic geopolitical weapon: crude oil.

Harold Hamm
Smart snacking is an invaluable weapon against cravings and poor food choices. For me, this translates to three meals and two snacks a day, each containing protein, fiber, and healthy fat.

Carrying an automatic weapon in a Third World country beyond the easy reach of higher authority? The job description is like a bug light to borderline personalities.

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.

I was profoundly moved to be the first United Nations Secretary-General to attend the Peace Memorial Ceremony in Hiroshima. I also visited Nagasaki. Sadly, we know the terrible humanitarian consequences from the use of even one weapon. As long as such weapons exist, so, too, will the risks of use and proliferation.

Landmines distinguish themselves because once they have been sown, once the soldier walks away from the weapon, the landmine cannot tell the difference between a soldier or a civilian – a woman, a child, a grandmother going out to collect firewood to make the family meal.

Jody Williams
Maintaining an employer model of healthcare means handing bosses another weapon they can use against their workers. One more way they can drain union strike funds. One more way that the power dynamic is asymmetric.

Throughout our history, our fight for survival and freedom has been empowered by a secret weapon: Our unity.

When you use the whip, it makes the loudest crack. It’s a very, very difficult weapon to use.

Public diplomacy was an effective Cold War weapon.

My first manager, he had left Germany when he was five, but he would joke about the Nazis. And I’d laugh, but I’d look at him, and he was the first one who told me, ‘You know, funny is a powerful thing; it’s a wonderful weapon.’

In the long run, the sharpest weapon of all is a kind and gentle spirit.

As a political weapon, it has helped me for 30 years defend the rights of American blacks and third-world people all over the world, to defend them with protest songs. To move the audience to make them conscious of what has been done to my people around the world.

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

My bass is my weapon.

A computer can process information and engage a weapon infinitely faster than a human soldier.

Having a weapon like that means you’re pretty much in control of events. Nobody’s going to argue with a flaming sword.

Richard Dormer
Music and fashion combined make such a lethal weapon in my opinion.

I have a lot of cop friends that I’m close with and we talk about these things. I always ask them, ‘In this situation and in this scenario, what would you have done or what should’ve happened?’ If a guy doesn’t have a weapon or doesn’t seem like he has a weapon, drawing your weapon should never be the answer.

I use Bogner amps and custom-designed Schecter guitars with Seymour Duncan Invader pickups. I beef up my tone with a Boss CS- 3 Compression Sustainer. It’s kinda like my secret weapon.

I think the Iranians are clearly determined to have a nuclear program. And we have to assume that with a nuclear program they have the capability and the will to create a nuclear weapon.

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
When you know that the offense isn’t just predicated on one guy and that every movement you make gives you a chance to be a part of the action, to make you a weapon, it’s empowering.

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
Look, of course people are scared of entitlement reform because every time you put entitlement reform out there, the other party uses it as a political weapon against you.

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

My best weapon is probably my speed. I am faster than most middleweights, and I know how to use it.

Women are not pals enough with men, so we must make ourselves indispensable. After all, we have the greatest weapon in our hands by just being women.

Maria Callas
The biggest problem that we have on the face of the planet is Iran getting a nuclear weapon.

A laugh is a terrible weapon.

Kate O’Brien
My body is my weapon, and I have to keep it in shape; I need to feel strong.

Young players are always aggressive and unafraid. That’s their weapon and I can learn from that.

If Iran gets a nuclear weapon, its influence and that of Hamas and Hezbollah are strengthened.

The most dangerous thing Iraq could have ever had was a nuclear weapon. The nuclear weapon Iraq was trying to build was not deliverable by bomb or ballistic missile. It was a large, bulky device that they hoped to bury and set off to let the world know they had a nuclear weapon. They never achieved that.

I’d make every weapon on the planet unusable. Every bomb. Every gun.

Once you see dance as a weapon – and everyone has a different weapon – it makes dance really interesting.

My secret weapon is baking soda. It’s a great natural exfoliator; you can put it in the shower and scrub down your body, and you can even use it on your teeth.

I love the ‘Lethal Weapon’ movies.

Social media constitute the most powerful readily accessible communications weapon Hamas has in its arsenal.

You know how a nonlethal weapon is supposed to work? A nonlethal weapon works on the basis of three things: It needs to deter, and that’s normally done through pain, and that pain creates a byproduct, which is fear.

A visit to the White House is a coup for any foreign leader, it’s a useful weapon of soft power.

The most formidable weapon against errors of every kind is reason.

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.

I always had a powerful serve. It’s one of the best in women’s tennis. It’s very good to have a weapon like that.

Li Na
The weapon of the Republic is terror, and virtue is its strength.

Georg Buchner
Over the years, music put a weapon in my hand and words in my mouth, it backed me up and shielded me, it shook me and scared me and showed me the way; music opened me up to living and being and feeling.

Drones are just another weapon, and they turn out to be a very effective weapon that puts no American troops at risk, and I don’t see why we shouldn’t use them against identified enemy targets.

If Russia wants to use energy as a weapon against our friends and allies, let’s use our resources to set them free.

Clinton‘s resilience became sort of the secret weapon of the campaign. He was never going to just give up and get out.

The electric guitar and its players hold a place of privilege in the annals of rock music. It is the engine, the weapon, the ax of rock.

Religion is something we don’t talk about, and it is used by uneducated people as a weapon to divide us as opposed to connect with each other.

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

Sanctions did indeed help to bring Iran to the negotiating table. But sanctions did not stop the advance of Iran’s nuclear program. Negotiations have done that, and it is in our interest not to deny ourselves the chance to achieve a long-term, comprehensive solution that would deny Iran a nuclear weapon.

If terrorists succeeded in using a weapon of mass destruction against the U.S. or one of our allies, it would likely have catastrophic consequences for our cherished republican form of government.

Tommy Franks
I care more about the country than what happens to me. But we can’t allow the law to become a political weapon or agree to scare people away from standing up for their rights, no matter how good the deal. I’m not going to be part of that.

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

Jacques Chirac
We’ve got to know the Word of God. That is our absolute stability. That is our offensive weapon against the kingdom of darkness.

Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.

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

A dermatologist you trust is your greatest weapon.

The threat of terrorism is great and with today’s porous borders, someone could bring a biological weapon into our country or sneak a dirty bomb across unmanned portions of our borders.

Satire is a weapon, and it can be quite cruel.

Olay does a great tinted moisturiser that I add a little turmeric to – making it more yellow depending on my skin tone and the season. That’s a great trick for all women who find that foundations are too ashy or too pink for their skins. And it’s anti-inflammatory. It’s my secret weapon.

On the justification for the war, it wasn’t related to finding any particular weapon of mass destruction.

Comedy is a great weapon of attack. It’s not a great weapon of support.

In inter-state tournaments, they used to make fun of my gear. It didn’t bother me. I had my body and my biggest weapon was my mind.

His foe was folly and his weapon wit.

Anthony Hope