Bomb Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old bomb quotes, bomb sayings, and bomb proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

No kind of bomb ever built will extinguish hatred. Barbara Kingsolver
The atomic bomb is too dangerous to be loose in a lawless world. Harry S. Truman
You can bomb the world to pieces, but you can't bomb it into peace. Power to the peaceful. Michael Franti
The atom bomb was no 'great decision.' It was merely another powerful weapon in the arsenal of righteousness. Harry S Truman
Making bombs will only destroy us. It doesn't matter whether we use them or not. They will destroy us either way. Arundhati Roy
The nuclear bomb is the most useless weapon ever invented. It can be employed to no rational purpose. It is not even an effective defense against itself. George F. Kennan
Some people believe that the nuclear bomb should be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, since it scared the major powers away from war by equating it with doomsday. Steven Pinker
The atomic bomb made the prospect of future war unendurable. It has led us up those last few steps to the mountain pass; and beyond there is a different country. J. Robert Oppenheimer
Bombs know no ism but barbarism. The laws that successfully govern a peaceful and democratic society do not interfere with the only law bombs know, which is the law of gravity. Clare Boothe Luce
Bombs do not choose. They will hit everything. Nikita Khrushchev
Bombs are probably more merciful than bayonets. G. H. Hardy
Any time bombs are used to target civilians it is an act of terror. Barack Obama
The greatest danger of bombs is in the explosion of stupidity that they provoke. Octave Mirbeau
Nuclear bombs have made mass murder a reality. Nuclear bombs threaten humankind. Bernard Lown
Pretty much the worst reason to bomb someone is to prove that you're willing to bomb someone. Jeffrey Goldberg
The atomic bomb embodies the results of a combination genius and patience as remarkable as any in the history of mankind. Bertrand Russell
A bomb makes more noise than a caress, but for each bomb that destroys, there are millions of caresses that nourish life. Facundo Cabral
A bomb is a bomb, what's the difference between different kinds of bombs? All bombs are to kill, but it's about how to use it. Bashar al-Assad
The atomic bombs will surely shorten the war, and let us hope that they will effectively end war as a possibility in human affairs. Ernest Lawrence
The issue isn't the accuracy of the bombs you have, it's how you use the bombs you have - and more importantly, whether you ought to use bombs at all. Malcolm Gladwell
The atomic bomb certainly is the most powerful of all weapons, but it is conclusively powerful and effective only in the hands of the nation which controls the sky. Lyndon B. Johnson
The moral to be legitimately drawn from the supreme tragedy of the bomb is that it will not be destroyed by counter bombs even as violence cannot be by counter-violence. Mahatma Gandhi
The man who throws a bomb is an artist, because he prefers a great moment to everything. G.K. Chesterton
The nuclear bomb took all the fun out of war. Edward Abbey
The only use for an atomic bomb is to keep somebody else from using one. George Wald
Bombs take hours or days to reach every corner of the earth. Words arrive instantly and kill more people. They are a weapon of mass destruction. Haim Harari
There is such thing as a 'smart bomb' - bombs are smart these days, you know. Adolfo Perez Esquivel