As long as weapons of mass destruction exist, primarily nuclear weapons, the danger is colossal. All nations should declare... that nuclear weapons must be destroyed. This is to save ourselves and our planet.Gun-ControlMikhail Gorbachev
I am become death, the destroyer of worlds.Robert Oppenheimer
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.Robert Oppenheimer
The nuclear arms race is like two sworn enemies standing waist deep in gasoline, one with three matches, the other with five.War, Gun-ControlCarl Sagan
The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one.Albert Einstein
The world is very very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty and all forms of human life.War, Gun-ControlJohn F. Kennedy, Inaugural Address
I hope we shall abolish war and settle all differences at the conference table.
I hope we shall abolish all hydrogen and atom bombs before they abolish us first.