Quotes about the Arms Race

We didn’t win the Cold War, we were just a big bank that bankrupted a smaller bank because we had an arms race that wiped the Russians out. Norman Mailer

We dare not tempt them with weakness. For only when our arms are sufficient beyond doubt can we be certain beyond doubt that they will never be employed. John F Kennedy

Must children receive the arms race from us as a necessary inheritance? Pope John Paul II

If you go on with this nuclear arms race, all you are going to do is make the rubble bounce. Winston Churchill.

Weapons are like money; no one knows the meaning of enough. Martin Amis

The guns and the bombs, the rockets and the warships, are all symbols of human failure. They are necessary symbols. They protect what we cherish. But they are witnesses to human folly. Lyndon Baines Johnson