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A Quote by Harry S. Truman on decisions and weapons

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

Harry Truman (1884 - 1972)

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A Quote by Golda Meir on secrets, war, and weapons

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

Golda Meir (1898 - 1978)

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A Quote by Godfrey H. Hardy on chess, love, play, sacrifice, and weapons

Reductio ad absurdum, which Euclid loved so much, is one of a mathematician's finest weapons. It is a far finer gambit than any chess play: a chess player may offer the sacrifice of a pawn or even a piece, but a mathematician offers the game.

Godfrey H. Hardy (1877 - 1947)

Source: A Mathematician's Apology, London, Cambridge University Press, 1941.

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A Quote by Gloria Steinem on army, behavior, jokes, weapons, and women

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.

Gloria Steinem (1934 -)

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A Quote by General George Smith Patton, Jr. on fighting, men, spirit, victory, and weapons

Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of the men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory.

George Patton (1885 - 1945)

Source: the Cavalry Journal, September 1933.

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A Quote by General George Smith Patton, Jr. on change, enemies, history, soldiers, soul, success, and weapons

To be a successful soldier you must know history. . . . What you must know is how man reacts. Weapons change but man who uses them changes not at all. To win battles you do not beat weapons - you beat the soul of man of the enemy man.

George Patton (1885 - 1945)

Source: Letter to Cadet George S. Patton IV, June 6, 1944.

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A Quote by George Johnson on destruction, energy, order, power, universe, weapons, and work

The weapons laboratory of Los Alamos stands as a reminder that our very power as pattern finders can work against us, that it is possible to discern enough of the universe's underlying order to tap energy so powerful that it can destroy its discoverers or slowly poison them with its waste.

George Johnson

Source: George Johnson, Fire in the Mind, Vintage Books, New York, 1996, p 326.

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A Quote by "Mahatma" Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi on god, nonviolence, principles, strength, weapons, and world

A person who has truly realized the principle of nonviolence has the God given strength for his weapon, and the world has not yet known anything that can match it.

Gandhi (1869 - 1948)

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A Quote by "Mahatma" Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi on belief, death, soldiers, violence, weakness, and weapons

I believe in the doctrine of non-violence as a weapon of the weak. I believe in the doctrine of non-violence as a weapon of the strongest. I believe that a man is the strongest soldier for daring to die unarmed.

Gandhi (1869 - 1948)

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A Quote by G. E. Bishop on difficulty, life, success, temptation, and weapons

Mark, young man, the line you succeed in will be of your own finding. The Davids in life do not slay the Goliaths of difficulty and temptation in another's armor, even though it be the king's, but with their own self-made weapons, though they be nothing more formidable than a sling and a pebble.

G. E. Bishop

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