Not by force of arms are civilizations held together, but by subtle threads of moral and intellectual principle.
Armaments were not created chiefly for the protection of the nations but for their enslavement
Over time even two armed blind men in a room can do enormous damage to each other, not to speak of the room.
. . .for if a society cannot protect its very structure from armed internal attack, it must follow that no subordinate value can be protected.
There is no nation on earth so dangerous as a nation fully armed, and bankrupt at home.
America, today, spends more on armaments and military than all the other nations of the world, combined.
It is part of the general pattern of misguided policy that our country is now geared to an arms industry which was bred in an artificially induced psychosis of war hysteria and nurtured upon an incessant propaganda of fear.
“Thrice is he armed that hath his quarrel just” And four times he who gets his fist in fust.
Before all else, be armed.
Before a standing army can rule, the people must be disarmed; as they are in almost every kingdom in Europe. The supreme power in America cannot enforce unjust laws by the sword; because the whole body of the people are armed.