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Top 100 Quotes About Nuclear

#1. It is ludicrous to believe that he meant nuclear weapons can be used. It is truly fearful to see how the mainstream media in the west can construct an adversary and that there are so few dissenting voices. - Author: Mohammad Marandi
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#2. If the greenhouse effect is a blanket in which we wrap ourselves to keep warm, nuclear winter kicks the blanket off. - Author: Carl Sagan
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#3. Nuclear power, once regarded as petroleum's natural heir, has become less and less attractive as its numerous drawbacks come to light. Coal, the other fossil fuel, is ultimately as exhaustible as oil. - Author: Lester R. Brown
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#4. The public should always be notified as soon as possible in the event of a leak or other emergency at a nuclear facility. - Author: Ken Calvert
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#5. Despite claims by some to the contrary, we have heard numerous times in hearings and briefings by experts that existing technologies do not fully or effectively detect nuclear material. - Author: John Linder
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#6. That was the beginning of the Cuban missile crisis - a confrontation between the two giant atomic nations, the U.S. and the U.S.S.R., which brought the world to the abyss of nuclear destruction and the end of mankind. From - Author: Robert F. Kennedy
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#7. While politicians, clergy, creators of advertisements, and other worthies assert stoutly that the family is the foundation of society, the nuclear family, as an institution, is currently in grave trouble. - Author: Jane Jacobs
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#8. We have an active program. We have nuclear weapons, we are a nuclear power. We have an advanced missiles program. - Author: Ayub Khan
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#9. As for the assertion that nuclear weapons prevent wars, how many more wars are needed to refute this arguments? Tens of millions have died in the many wars that have taken place since 1945. - Author: Joseph Rotblat
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#10. All of the information that we were getting up to that time from the NRC people, from our people who knew something about nuclear power, was that the breach of the core was not a likelihood to happen. - Author: William Scranton
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#11. While many technological measures can be taken to secure safety at nuclear power plants, such measures on their own cannot cover great risks. - Author: Naoto Kan
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#12. The tragic nuclear accident at Fukushima underscored the urgent need to enhance nuclear safety and the international emergency response framework. I commend the International Atomic Energy Agency for its work. - Author: Ban Ki-moon
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#13. If nuclear power plants are safe, let the commerical insurance industry insure them. Until these most expert judges of risk are willing to gamble with their money, I'm not willing to gamble with the health and safety of my family. - Author: Donna Reed
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#14. The construction of the nuclear doomsday machine - and its continued maintenance and development since the mid-twentieth century - is surely one of the most astounding acts of collective insanity in the history of the human species. - Author: Richard L. Currier
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#15. My guess is that nuclear weapons will be used sometime in the next hundred years, but that their use is much more likely to be small and limited than widespread and unconstrained. - Author: Herman Kahn
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#16. We are all stardust, or nuclear waste depending on your analysis - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#17. Nuclear power is here to stay, and we need to support a strong domestic uranium industry. - Author: Michael Burgess
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#18. Even the Soviet Union, with its huge nuclear arsenal, was a threat that could be deterred by the prospect of retaliation. But suicide bombers cannot be deterred. They can only be annihilated - preemptively and unilaterally, if necessary. - Author: Thomas Sowell
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#19. The reduction of nuclear arsenals and the removal of the threat of worldwide nuclear destruction is a measure, in my judgment, ofthe power and strength of a great nation. - Author: Jimmy Carter
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#20. I think the Bravo test is really important for a number of reasons. It's kind of symbolic. It raises a lot of the issues that are related to the whole controversy over nuclear testing. - Author: Martha Smith
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#21. One point I like to stress is that we should think of coal, oil, natural gas, and nuclear, as clean energy. - Author: Alex Epstein
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#22. 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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#23. As a sea level adapted human, I am more fearful about the radiation levels on top of high altitude mountains, mile high modern cities and inside jet aircraft than from nuclear reactors and bombs, as that is where I get the most radiation exposures in the modern world. - Author: Steven Magee
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#24. I'm smart enough to know that you feel it, too. This isn't just heat, it's a goddamned conflagration. Not chemistry, but nuclear fission. - Author: J. Kenner
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#25. Nuclear terrorism is possible - it may be probable - but is survivable. - Author: Irwin Redlener
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#26. I personally believe that any country that has a nuclear program should conform to international regulations and should have international regulatory bodies that check to make sure that any nuclear program moves in the right direction. - Author: Abdallah II Of Jordan
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#27. What you tend to find in the personal lives of brilliant men is devastation akin to a nuclear bomb going off. - Author: Marisha Pessl
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#28. You read card after card until you're talking so fast that it's hard to tell whether you're giving your rebuttal or suffering from a grand mal seizure. And you claim that every case you argue will lead to some kind of apocalypse or nuclear war or worse. Because - Author: Katie A. Nelson
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#29. Around 1960, I moved back to Europe, attracted by the newly founded European Organization for Nuclear Research where, for the first time, the idea of a joint European effort in a field of pure science was to be tried in practice. - Author: Carlo Rubbia
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#30. Yes,' Smirnov answered, 'he was on a nuclear-powered submarine. - Author: Tom Clancy
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#31. Cultivating inner discipline is something that takes time; expecting rapid results is simply a sign of impatience. - Author: Dalai Lama
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#32. All autumn, the chafe and jar
of nuclear war;
we have talked our extinction to death.
I swim like a minnow
behind my studio window. - Author: Robert Lowell
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#33. The more Israel sinks into the West Bank, the more it is delegitimized and isolated, the more the world focuses on Israel's colonialism rather than Iran's nuclear enrichment, the more people call for a single democratic state in all of historic Palestine. - Author: Thomas Friedman
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#34. I did put together the coalition to impose sanctions. I actually started the negotiations that led to the nuclear agreement, sending some much my closest aides to begin the conversations with the Iranians. - Author: Hillary Clinton
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#35. The widely held belief that the heterosexual nuclear family is best for children has long been used as a smoke screen for homophobia and as a talking point to quash marriage-equality efforts. - Author: Jessica Valenti
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#36. Have we raised the threshold of horror so high that nothing short of a nuclear strike qualifies as a 'real' war? Are we to spend the rest of our lives in this state of high alert with guns pointed at each other's heads and fingers trembling on the trigger? - Author: Arundhati Roy
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#37. It is not viable for one country to demand a right to increase and upgrade its nuclear weapons capabilities while asking others to eliminate theirs. - Author: John Bruton
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#38. All nuclear material in weapons programmes must be subject one day to binding international verification. - Author: Ban Ki-moon
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#39. We are convinced that the only way to resolve the Iranian nuclear issue is through negotiations. - Author: Sergei Lavrov
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#40. I must furnish those, who would protect or save life, with an energy source, which produces energy so cheaply that nuclear fission will not only be uneconomical, but ridiculous. This is the task I have set myself in what little life I have left. - Author: Viktor Schauberger
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#41. Reducing the nuclear danger will require a universal, consistent opposition to all forms of weapons development - Author: David Cortright
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#42. The notion that we would condition Iran not getting nuclear weapons in a verifiable deal on Iran recognizing Israel is really akin to saying that we won't sign a deal unless the nature of the Iranian regime completely transforms. And that is, I think, a fundamental misjudgment. - Author: Barack Obama
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#43. The prediction of nuclear winter is drawn not, of course, from any direct experience with the consequences of global nuclear war, but rather from an investigation of the governing physics. - Author: Carl Sagan
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#44. There has been a transition from a nuclear-annihilation scenario to an isolated-terrorist-nuclear-bomb scenario. But we're still locked into a mind-set that nuclear war would be so overwhelming that any kind of preparedness would be futile. - Author: Irwin Redlener
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#45. Theft annoys me more than anything else. The purloining of effects from another magician. Some people think it's massive to steal the secrets of nuclear reactors, but to steal a card move is trivial. They're wrong. - Author: Ricky Jay
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#46. Nuclear arms is pretty scary because that could end the world. I'm more interested in that stuff than I am Bill Clinton. I mean, I think Bill Clinton is a good president. - Author: Stephen Dorff
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#47. We have built something [a nuclear stockpile] bigger than we can drive. - Author: Rachel Maddow
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#48. Why do our politicians put warnings on cigarette packs and not on their own foreheads? - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#49. President Obama hosted lawmakers Thursday saying he wanted bipartisan input on health care reform. Nobody's mind was changed. At the summit's end he threatened to go with the nuclear option, showing he's tougher on Republicans than he is on Iran. - Author: Argus Hamilton
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#50. Iran's strong logic and firm diplomacy is the guideline for all government officials in negotiations on country's peaceful nuclear program with foreigners, quite resolutely. - Author: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
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#51. Clearly North Korea is a very strange situation because it is such an isolated country run by a handful of dictators, or maybe just one, who seems to be somewhat paranoid. And, who had nuclear weapons. - Author: Bernie Sanders
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#52. Mammoth organizations, these ponderous processes. Many people don't realize that the nuclear capability that this country [USA] amassed and maintained over the period of the Cold War cost $6 trillion . - Author: George Lee Butler
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#53. The important prediction is not the automobile, but the parking problem; not radio, but the soap opera; not the income tax, but the expense account; not the Bomb, but the nuclear stalemate - Author: Isaac Asimov
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#54. I write about nuclear tests in Refuge - "The Clan of One-Breasted Women." With so many of the women in my family being diagnosed with breast cancer, mastectomies led to one-breasted women. I believe it is the result of nuclear fallout. - Author: Terry Tempest Williams
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#55. When we look up at night and view the stars, everything we see is shinning because of distant nuclear fusion. - Author: Carl Sagan
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#56. I believe the evidence is clear that nuclear is the safest energy technology - Author: Alex J. Epstein
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#57. Europeans should be patient and try to find a formula to resolve this nuclear issue. We are determined to remove any ambiguities over our nuclear ambitions and also protect our right. - Author: Hamid-Reza Assefi
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#58. One of the things that ultimately led me to leave mathematics and go into political science was thinking I could prevent nuclear war. - Author: Paul Wolfowitz
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#59. The greatest threat to U.S. and global security is no longer a nuclear exchange between nations, but nuclear terrorism by violent extremists and nuclear proliferation to an increasing number of states. - Author: Barack Obama
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#60. 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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#61. For years, even before 9/11, I've been trying to warn that the threat from amateur biolabs will ultimately turn out to be far more troublesome than leakage from military labs - perhaps even more costly and deadly than nuclear terrorism. - Author: Greg Bear
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#62. The only enemy is ignorance. Peace, people. Let's get rid of all this nuclear testing. - Author: Jon Bon Jovi
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#63. 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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#64. From a scientific perspective there is some indication that a nuclear war could deplete the earth's ozone layer or, less likely, could bring on a new Ice Age - but there is no suggestion that either the created order or mankind would be destroyed in the process. - Author: Herman Kahn
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#65. 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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#66. Camera-phones are like nuclear power plants: bad people will turn them into evil, good people will put them to good use. - Author: Philippe Kahn
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#67. Look at what President Kennedy managed to achieve during the Cuban missile crisis. If Bush had been president in 1962, do you think he would have avoided a nuclear war? - Author: Bianca Jagger
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#68. It's funny. I thought she'd live through anything."
Charlie said, "Me too. I figured even if there was a nuclear war, it would still leave radioactive cockroaches and your mum. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#69. Israel claims it needs nuclear weapons as a deterrent against any threat to its existence. The Arab world in return feels that this is an imbalanced system; there is a sense of humiliation and impotence. - Author: Mohamed ElBaradei
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#70. When we put an end to nuclear tests, we get closer to eliminating all nuclear weapons. - Author: Ban Ki-moon
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#71. The cold war was the longest war in United States history. Because of the nuclear capabilities of our enemy it was the most dangerous conflict our country ever faced. Those that won this war did so in obscurity. Those that gave their lives in the cold war have never been properly honored. - Author: Harry Reid
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#72. Every advance [in Science] will most likely tell us as much about ourselves as it will about the universe we inhabit. We are all collections of chemicals made in the cataclysmic explosions of stars; we are stardust, or nuclear waste, depending on your perspective. - Author: Michael Brooks
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#73. Did you know that the center of a Protostar (the star in the middle of a nebula) is called a Nuclear Furnace? So you can call that the star's "heart." The heart of a star is a furnace. Not much unlike the human heart. - Author: C. JoyBell C.
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#74. So I ask the nuclear powers to abandon the out-of-date thinking of the Cold War period and take a fresh look. Above all, I appeal to them to bear in mind the long-term threat that nuclear weapons pose to humankind and to begin action towards their elimination. - Author: Joseph Rotblat
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#75. Nuclear energy is a waste of time. They should go about harnessing the power of the unconscious when it is in the act of denying Death. - Author: Steve Toltz
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#76. Boys like Peter are afraid of alot of things, like nuclear annihilation and flunking algebra, but they're not afraid of wolves. - Author: Al Yankovic
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#77. If there is anything more frightening than the threat of global nuclear war, it is the certainty that humans not only stand on the verge of producing new life forms but may soon be able to tinker with them as if they were vintage convertibles or bonsai trees. - Author: Michael Specter
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#78. 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. - Author: John McCain
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#79. The trick in nuclear strategy is to maintain stability by balancing potentials and thus to discourage events from converting the hypothetical to the actual. - Author: Mark Helprin
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#80. We must proceed with our own energy development. Exploitation of domestic petroleum and natural gas potentialities, along with nuclear, solar, geothermal, and non-fossil fuels is vital. We will never again permit any foreign nation to have Uncle Sam over a barrel of oil. - Author: Gerald R. Ford
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#81. Saddam Hussein has systematically violated, over the course of the past 11 years, every significant UN resolution that has demanded that he disarm and destroy his chemical and biological weapons, and any nuclear capacity. This he has refused to do. - Author: Henry Waxman
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#82. As a kid, I was obsessed with space. Well, I was obsessed with nuclear science too, to a point, but before that, I was obsessed with space, and I was really excited about, you know, being an astronaut and designing rockets, which was something that was always exciting to me. - Author: Taylor Wilson
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#83. Humans are made from the nuclear ash of dead stars. He says that when I die, I'll return to dust, glitter, rain. - Author: Jenny Downham
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#84. The single most important duty of the federal government is to protect and defend our national sovereignty. There are new and disturbing reports of American nuclear submarines passing though Canadian waters without obtaining the permission of, or even notifying, the Canadian government. - Author: Stephen Harper
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#85. In light of 50 years of bondage of Eastern Europe, [invading the Soviet Union in 1948 to prevent it from acquiring nuclear weapons] was probably a reasonable thing to do. - Author: Condoleezza Rice
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#86. You're brooding, Leonard, my friend. What's the problem?"
"I blew it with Fitzgerald."
"I don't think you're giving yourself enough credit. It was more like a nuclear disaster. - Author: Joe R. Lansdale
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#87. Arsenals or downgrade the role of nuclear weapons in - Author: Henry Kissinger
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#88. American nuclear weapons would almost certainly start being removed from Britain within 12 months of a Labour government gaining power. - Author: Neil Kinnock
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#89. UC Santa Cruz biologist had discovered elevated levels of radiation in fish swimming among some of the 47,500 barrels of nuclear waste that the navy had dumped in a 540-square-mile area around the Farallones between 1946 and 1970. - Author: Susan Casey
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#90. Since the advent of nuclear weapons, it seems clear that there is no longer any alternative to peace, if there is to be a happy and well world. - Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower
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#91. The power to destroy the world by the use of nuclear weapons is a power that cannot be used-we cannot accept the idea of such monstrous immmorality. - Author: Linus Pauling
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#92. Nobody wants any country to have nuclear weapons. - Author: Mohamed ElBaradei
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#93. Prosperous suburbia was one of the end-states of history. Once achieved, only plague, flood, or nuclear war could threaten its grip. - Author: J.G. Ballard
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#94. There is no direct evidence that nuclear weapons prevented a world war. Conversely, it is known that they nearly caused one. - Author: Joseph Rotblat
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#95. The massive quantities of radiation that would be released in a war fought with nuclear weapons might, over time, cause such great changes in the human gene pool that following generations might not be recognizable as human beings. - Author: Helen Caldicott
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#96. India, in particular, is looking to develop nuclear power for domestic, commercial use, and we should work with them. This is a good deal for both countries. - Author: Bobby Jindal
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#97. We need to be fit and ready for anything that might come our way. - Author: Aaron B. Powell
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#98. Seen from the United States or Europe, Iran's nuclear program often causes most concern, but from the perspective of countries in the Asia-Pacific region, the North Korean program is equally worrying. - Author: Yukiya Amano
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#99. I never watch 'Sopranos' reruns back home. As far as I am concerned, the nuclear family is still sitting around the luncheonette in New Jersey, munching and chatting, safe and together, and that's how it ended for me. - Author: George Vecsey
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#100. It's really only nuclear weapons that deserve the WMD acronym. - Author: Steven Pinker
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