Disarmament Quotes

If the opposition disarms, well and good. If it refuses to disarm, we shall disarm it ourselves. Joseph Stalin

If the history of the past fifty years teaches us anything, it is that peace does not follow disarmament – disarmament follows peace. Bernard Baruch

To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them. George Mason

The pens which write against disarmament are made with the same steel from which guns are made. Aristide Briand

Controlled, universal disarmament is the imperative of our time. The demand for it by the hundreds of millions whose chief concern is the long future of themselves and their children will, I hope, become so universal and so insistent that no man, no government anywhere, can withstand it. Dwight D Eisenhower

The notion that disarmament can put a stop to war is contradicted by the nearest dogfight. George Bernard Shaw

The best way to begin disarming is to begin – and the United States is ready to conclude firm agreements in these areas and to consider any other reasonable proposal. Lyndon Baines Johnson

Moral disarmament is to safeguard the future; material disarmament is to save for the present, that there may be a future to safeguard. Elihu Root