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We hope these thought-provoking atomic bomb quotes and sayings make us aware of the bitter truth that humanity and nuclear weapons can never coexist.
We all know the devastating death and destruction nuclear explosions do to humans, animals, other living species, and the whole ecosystem of earth.
Many scientists, including Robert Oppenheimer (father of the Atomic Bomb) and Albert Einstein, had very different, rather infamous opinions about countries producing and having nuclear arsenal under their kits.
The atomic bomb is so lethal that it causes radiation poisoning and interferes with essential cellular functions in living beings.
Nobody can forget the deadliest day (Aug 6th, 1945) that changed the course of history forever when U.S. warfare dropped a 5-ton atomic bomb over the Japanese city of Hiroshima.
Three days later, the U.S. dropped another atom bomb on the city of Nagasaki.
Even today, the heartache when you read the sad and emotional Hiroshima survivor’s stories on the internet or visit the atomic bomb museums in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Best Atomic Bomb Quotes and Sayings
Japan learned from the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki that the tragedy wrought by nuclear weapons must never be repeated and that humanity and nuclear weapons cannot coexist
– Daisaku Ikeda
As a firsthand witness to this atrocity, my only desire is to live a full life, hopefully in a world where people are kind to each other, and to themselves.
– YasuJiro Tanaka (Atomic Bomb Survivor)
I pray that every human being finds peace.
– Matsumoto Shigeko (Nagasaki survivor)
I pray that younger generations will come together to work toward a world free of nuclear weapons.
– Yoshiro Yamawaki (Atomic bomb survivor)
War is one of two things: either you kill, or get killed.
– Emiko Okada (Hiroshima Survivor)
I often think that humans go into war to satisfy their greed. If we rid ourselves of greed and help each other instead, I believe that we will be able to coexist without war. I hope to live on with everyone else, informed by this logic.
– Masakatsu Obata (Nagasaki Survivor)
There was no military reason to drop atomic bombs on Japan. They were used as terrorist weapons – killing innocent people to influence other people.
– Harry Browne
We walk the brink of racial suicide because we were smart enough to make atomic bombs and stupid enough to use them.
– David Zindell
The atomic bomb is too dangerous to be loose in a lawless world.
– Harry S. Truman
Mankind invented the atomic bomb, but no mouse would ever construct a mouse trap.
– Albert Einstein
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
In this first testing ground of the atomic bomb I have seen the most terrible and frightening desolation in four years of war. It makes a blitzed Pacific island seem like an Eden. The damage is far greater than photographs can show.
– Wilfred Burchett
So far as I can see the atomic bomb has deadened the finest feeling that has sustained mankind for ages.
– Mahatma Gandhi
Weapons of mass destruction are the greatest threat to life on earth. Biological weapons are often called the poor man’s atomic bomb. Saddam Hussein is the ruler who has for decades been making the most determined and diabolical illegal effort to acquire them.
– William Shawcross
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 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
I do not believe that civilization will be wiped out in a war fought with the atomic bomb. Perhaps two-thirds of the people of the earth will be killed.
– Albert Einstein
This myth that America has this atomic bomb that makes us right, it makes us good, it makes us set the agenda for the world. Everywhere, we can go global, we determine.
– Oliver Stone
The only use for an atomic bomb is to keep somebody else from using one.
– George Wald
The atomic bomb was created with the destruction of men in mind.
– Bangambiki Habyarimana
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