Nuclear Quotes

Nuclear weapons can wipe out life on Earth, if used properly.

And Lord, we are especially thankful for nuclear power, the cleanest, safest energy source there is. Except for solar, which is just a pipe dream. Anyway, we’d like to thank you for the occasional moments of peace and love our family has experienced. Well, not today, but… You saw what happened! Oh, Lord, be honest! […]

The living will envy the dead.

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 immorality. The nations must allow the rule of international law.

The atom bomb will never go off – and I speak as an expert in explosives.

The lesson we should learn – and the frightening thing which we did learn in the course of the war, was – how easy it is to kill people when you turn your mind to it. When you turn the resources of modern science to the problem of killing people, you realize how vulnerable they […]

Japan was at that very moment seeking some way to surrender with a minimum loss of ‘face’… It wasn’t necessary to hit them with that awful thing.

First we got the bomb and that was good, ‘Cause we love peace and motherhood. Then Russia got the bomb, but that’s O.K., ‘Cause the balance of power’s maintained that way! Who’s next? France got the bomb, but don’t you grieve, ‘Cause they’re on our side (I believe). China got the bomb, but have no […]

A nuclear power plant is infinately safer than eating, because 300 people choke to death on food every year.

Our tragedy today is a general and universal physical fear so long sustained by now that we can even bear it.