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Top 74 Quotes About Arms Race

#1. Legs: the symbol of my solitude, my individual path, my uniqueness. Arms: the symbol of togetherness, my connection to others, my belonging to the human race. My legs make me who I am; they create my solitary path. My arms make me who I belong to; they connect me to the world. - Author: Nicos Hadjicostis
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#2. What good's a black face if it means I'm just someone else's property? Why give me these arms and legs just to carry someone else's load, not my own? - Author: Stacey Lee
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#3. The nuclear arms race is like two people sitting in a pool of gasoline spending all their time making matches. - Author: John Denver
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#4. Long before the terrifying potential of the arms race was recognized, there was a widespread instinctive abhorrence of nuclear weapons, and a strong desire to get rid of them. - Author: Joseph Rotblat
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#5. This is Communism's view of war. War is necessary. War is an instrument for achieving a goal.

But unfortunately for Communism, this policy ran up against the American atomic bomb in 1945. Then the Communists changed their tactics and suddenly became advocates of peace at any cost. - Author: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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#6. Our biggest national security threat is the environmental destruction of our planet and the arms race with ourselves. - Author: Jello Biafra
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#7. Right now we're in an arms race with the microbes, because, effectively, we're operating on the same scale that they are. The viruses are both our enemy and our arms manufacturer. - Author: Steven Johnson
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#8. 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. - Author: Liam Fox
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#9. Hiroshima and Nagasaki were atomized at a time when the Japanese were suing desperately for peace. - Author: David T. Dellinger
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#10. The human spirit and self-esteem are compromised when you lay down your arms to the pressures of society in a rat race. - Author: Mayank Sharma
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#11. There was no race - but to the extent that there was an arms competition, it was almost entirely on the Soviet side, first to catch up and then to surpass the Americans. - Author: Herman Kahn
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#12. There is no economic necessity for continuing the arms race after the World War, even from the standpoint of the capitalist class itself, with the exception of at most certain armaments interests. - Author: Anonymous
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#13. The United States is locked in a new arms race for that most precious resource - the future entrepreneurs upon whom economic growth depends. Substantial research shows that immigrants play a key role in American job creation. - Author: Eric Ries
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#14. I most sincerely wish that the world in which we live be free from the threat of a nuclear holocaust and from the ruinous arms race. It is my cherished desire that peace be not separated from freedom which is the right of every nation. This I desire and for this I pray. - Author: Lech Walesa
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#15. If ye despise the human race, and mortal arms, yet remember that there is a God who is mindful of right and wrong. - Author: Virgil
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#16. One can imagine a kind of hormonal arms race or genetic arms race, whether it's to do with height or IQ, conceivably, in the future. So it's limitless, and that's another of the features that sets it apart from medical intervention. - Author: Michael Sandel
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#17. It's time to declare a cease-fire in the education arms race. We have far more to gain from collaborating to solve our common problems than competing for higher rankings. - Author: Wendy Kopp
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#18. In 1957, with the arms race in full swing, the Department of Defense had decided it was just a matter of time before an airplane transporting an atomic bomb would crash on American soil, unleashing a radioactive disaster the likes of which the world had never seen. - Author: Annie Jacobsen
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#19. If we pursue the arms race no other problem will be solved. - Author: Helen Gahagan Douglas
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#20. Sometimes it's appropriate to scream at them. - Author: Helen Caldicott
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#21. We didn't win the Cold War, we were just a big bank that bankrupted a smaller bank because we had an arms race that wiped the Russians out. - Author: Norman Mailer
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#22. The deadly arms race, and the huge resources it absorbs, have too long overshadowed all else we must do. We must prevent that arms race from spreading to new nations, to new nuclear powers and to the reaches of outer space. - Author: John F. Kennedy
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#23. The nuclear arms race is like two sworn enemies standing waist deep in gasoline, one with three matches, the other with five. - Author: Carl Sagan
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#24. We are at the dawn of a technological arms race, an arms race between people who are using technology for good and those who are using it for ill. - Author: Marc Goodman
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#25. We do not have the right to forget that reactionary imperialism exists and its forces actively operate in the world, that they encourage the arms race and that they try to restore the spirit of the Cold War. - Author: Andrei Grechko
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#26. It seems to me we have been in a rhetorical arms race in this country, with each side unwilling to lay down its weapons for fear - usually justified - the other side would beat them to a pulp. - Author: Pat Sajak
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#27. Our eyes met across the crowded room, like in the movies, except we didn't share a knowing smile and race into each other's arms. Instead I fell into the trash can. - Author: Julie Anne Peters
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#28. Why I oppose the nuclear-arms race: I prefer the human race. - Author: Edward Abbey
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#29. We will stop Iran from becoming a nuclear power. We will stop that nuclear arms race that could happen in the Middle East. We will also make that Putin knows we have brigades in eastern Europe to make sure we deter his aggression. Peace through strength works. - Author: Bobby Jindal
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#30. India, Pakistan, China, Singapore and South Korea are heavily investing in nuclear arms. Since 21st century is the century of Asia, Asian countries should be the first ones to drop this arms race. - Author: Oscar Arias
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#31. The arms race is based on an optimistic view of technology and a pessimistic view of man. It assumes there is no limit to the ingenuity of science and no limit to the deviltry of human beings. - Author: I. F. Stone
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#32. Everyone's heard about the military-industrial complex, but they know very little about the medical-industrial complex ... (in) a medical arms race ... - Author: Jerry Brown
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#33. I certainly wouldn't say that we loved the arms race. Trillions of dollars were used to stoke it. For our economy, which was smaller in size than the American economy, it was a burden. But one cannot agree with the statement that the arms race played the key role in the collapse of the Soviet Union. - Author: Mikhail Gorbachev
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#34. And that night we knew that to hold the body of women in our arms in neither ugly nor shameful, but the one ecstasy granted to the race of men. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#35. Saint Mochua was the son of a certain Cronan, of noble race, and spent his youth in fighting. At the age of thirty, he laid aside his arms and burnt a house, with all its contents, which had been given to him by his uncle, saying that a servant of Christ should take nothing from sinners. - Author: Sabine Baring-Gould
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#36. World War I broke out largely because of an arms race, and World War II because of the lack of an arms race. - Author: Herman Kahn
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#37. But scientists on both sides of the iron curtain played a very significant role in maintaining the momentum of the nuclear arms race throughout the four decades of the Cold War. - Author: Joseph Rotblat
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#38. Race is always tossed into the mix. The unspoken idea is always that white people have a right to carry guns and bear arms. - Author: Stanley Nelson Jr.
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#39. We owe our big brains less to inventiveness than to conflicts of interest among social minds engaged in an arms race to be the best at manipulating others. - Author: Mark Pagel
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#40. Beware of crossing your arms in the sterile attitude of the spectator, because life is not a spectacle, because a a sea of sorrows is not a proscenium, because a man who screams is not a dancing bear. - Author: Aime Cesaire
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#41. The arms race is a race to death's arms - Author: Bangambiki Habyarimana
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#42. Instead of starting a new nuclear arms race, now is the time to reclaim our Nation's position of leadership on nuclear nonproliferation efforts. - Author: Dianne Feinstein
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#43. The arms race is worse than it ever was, the dumping of creation down a military rat hole is worse than it ever was, the wars across the earth are worse than they ever were. - Author: Daniel Berrigan
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#44. The arms race is a race between nuclear weapons and ourselves. - Author: Martin Amis
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#45. The sport of competitive memorizing is driven by a kind of arms race where every year somebody comes up with a new way to remember more stuff more quickly, and then the rest of the field has to play catch-up. - Author: Joshua Foer
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#46. It's time to take decisive action to stop American and other multinationals from aiding and abetting the wrong side in the global digital arms race. - Author: Rebecca MacKinnon
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#47. We must shift the arms race into a 'peace race'. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#48. The alternative, no limits on Iran's nuclear program, no inspections, an Iran that's closer to a nuclear weapon, the risk of regional nuclear arms race, and the greater risk of war - all that would endanger our [American] security. - Author: Barack Obama
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#49. The chief task was to stop the arms race before it brought utter disaster. However, after the collapse of communism and the disintegration of the Soviet Union, any rationale for having nuclear weapons disappeared. - Author: Joseph Rotblat
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#50. Arms control is by definition a rejection of disarmament. - Author: David T. Dellinger
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#51. The Jatravartids, who live in perpetual fear of the time they call The Coming of the Great White Handkerchief, are small blue creatures with more than fifty arms each, who are therefore unique in being the only race in history to have invented the aerosol deodorant before the wheel. - Author: Douglas Adams
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#52. We love the indomitable bellicose patriotism that sets you apart; we love the national pride that guides your muscularly courageous race; we love the potent individualism that doesn't prevent you from opening your arms to individualists of every land, whether libertarians or anarchists. - Author: Filippo Tommaso Marinetti
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#53. You turn up your music to hide the noise. Other people turn up their music to hide yours. You turn up yours again. Everyone buy s a bigger stereo system. This is the arms race of sound. You don't win with a lot of treble. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
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#54. I appeal to the responsibility of the blocs and the major powers, not to seek security in the arms race, but rather in a meeting for joint disarmament and arms limitations. - Author: Gustav Heinemann
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#55. The United Nations organization has proclaimed 1979 as the Year of the Child. Are the children to receive the arms race from us as a necessary inheritance? - Author: Pope John Paul II
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#56. The nuclear arms race has no military purpose. Wars cannot be fought with nuclear weapons. Their existence only adds to our perils. - Author: Lord Mountbatten
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#57. While it may be theoretically possible to demonstrate the risks inherent in any treaty ... the far greater risk to our security are the risks of unrestricted testing, the risks of a nuclear arms race, the risks of new nuclear powers ... - Author: John F. Kennedy
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#58. Reagan "has conducted an arms race on earth," boomed Mondale. A race generally implies two parties. The Soviets contributed a little bit to this problem, if Mondale had not noticed. - Author: Hugh Sidey
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#59. In secrecy, in silence, a whole race may be destroyed without notice. Whole cultures and species have been destroyed while men smiled and spoke of economics, of employment, of progress, of the welfare of mankind. Is a threat less deadly because it does not scream and rage and threaten force of arms? - Author: Sheri S. Tepper
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#60. My greatest concern is that the emergence of this technology without the appropriate public attention and international controls could lead to an unstable arms race. - Author: K. Eric Drexler
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#61. 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. - Author: John Barrasso
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#62. I'm not an expert on the arms race. - Author: A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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#63. I think that Iran with a nuclear weapon is extremely destabilizing. I think it could precipitate a nuclear arms race in the region. - Author: Robert M. Gates
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#64. Sensitivity to the immense needs of humanity brings with it a spontaneous rejection of the arms race, which is incompatible with the all out struggle against hunger, sickness, under-development and illiteracy. - Author: Pope John Paul II
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#65. My generation has failed to stop the arms race. But it's really the men who have failed. Now it's up to the women, and I believe they can do it. - Author: Gene La Rocque
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#66. To live abundantly, you have to race toward the future with arms and heart wide open. You have to risk everything and let the universe take care of the details - Author: Elaine Hussey
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#67. Do you know why I love God? Because Heaven is real. And one day, when we get to Heaven, we are going to have arms and legs. And we are going to run, and we are going play, and we are going to race. - Author: Nick Vujicic
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#68. The discretion of the watcher versus the privacy of the watched was just another arms race; this one, I could see, would run and run. - Author: Ken MacLeod
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#69. So you're saying, we've got a, a shoggoth gap? - Author: Charles Stross
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#70. Somehow we must transform the dynamics of the world power struggle from the negative nuclear arms race which no one can win to a positive contest to harness man's creative genius for the purpose of making peace and prosperity a reality for all of the nations of the world. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#71. The world economy, the world environment, the world AIDS crisis, the world arms race: they affect us all. - Author: William J. Clinton
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#72. Russia doesn't want any arms race. Russia would not engage in the arms race. We have enough technological means to provide not very expensive answer to the efforts to build missile defense. - Author: Sergey Lavrov
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#73. Perhaps the grimmest aspect of this great paradox is that the very nations that are chiefly responsible for starting and for maintaining the Disarmament Conference are also the nations that have begun a new arms race. - Author: Arthur Henderson
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#74. If you go on with this nuclear arms race, all you are going to do is make the rubble bounce. - Author: Winston S. Churchill
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