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"Language is a weapon, keep it honed!" - Kurt Tucholsky

"Language is a weapon of politicians, but language is a weapon in much of human affairs." - Noam Chomsky

"Language is a serious weapon in shining and sharing Truth. It is also a serious weapon used in its distortion." - Suzy Kassem

"But indifference would ultimately commend itself as a devastating weapon." - Lionel Shriver

"Using your car as a weapon and impenetrable armor." - Paulo Coelho

"It is youth that has discovered love as a weapon." - Peter Ustinov

"Any weapon is a good weapon as long as ye can use it with honor and skill." - Brian Jacques

"Once you see dance as a weapon - and everyone has a different weapon - it makes dance really interesting." - Jon M Chu

"Food is a weapon." - Earl Butz

"NOSTALGIA IS A WEAPON" - Douglas Coupland

"I used humor as survival, as a weapon and as comfort." - Joel Mchale

"You should not have a favourite weapon. To become over-familiar with one weapon is as much a fault as not knowing it sufficiently well." - Miyamoto Musashi

"Your appearance can be a weapon. As powerful as any knife or gun." - Barbara

"Knowledge, whatever the form, could be as effective as a weapon." - Maria V. Snyder

"The jawbone of an ass is just as dangerous a weapon today as in Sampson's time." - Richard M. Nixon

"it is a perfect weapon" - Suzanne Collins

"Judicious absence is a weapon." - Charles Reade

"We eagerly get hold of a law that serves as a weapon to our passions." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Love is more than a one way reflection, stop using sex as a weapon." - Pat Benatar

"I use hate as a weapon to defend myself; had I been strong, I would never have needed that kind of weapon." - Khalil Gibran

"Without local guides, your enemy employs the land as a weapon against you." - Sun Tzu

"Abortion should be listed as a weapon of mass destruction against the voiceless." - E. A. Bucchianeri

"This kind of weapon can't help but have an effect on the population as a whole." - Ronald Reagan

"With my music, I create change...I am using my music as a weapon." - Fela Kuti

"And it's time as a country that we have an assault weapon ban." - Rahm Emanuel

"I have always felt as though I needed a weapon against evil." - Gordon Parks

"The engine of the Panzer is a weapon just as the main-gun." - Heinz Guderian

"Politicians are often tempted to deploy history as a weapon against each other." - Antony Beevor

"The engine of the tank is a weapon just as the main-gun." - Heinz Guderian

"Wars are not fought for territory, but for words. Man's deadliest weapon is language. He is as susceptible to being hypnotized by slogans as he is to infectious diseases. And where there is an epidemic, the group-mind takes over." - Arthur Koestler

"As crude a weapon as a cave man's club, the chemical barrage has been hurled against the fabric of life." - Rachel Carson

"... ages in which the dominant weapon is expensive or difficult to make will tend to be ages of despotism, whereas when the dominant weapon is cheap and simple, the common people have a chance... A complex weapon makes the strong stronger, while a simple weapon - so long as there is no answer to it - gives claws to the weak." - George Orwell

"It has unfortunately now become a habit for so many generations, that it has almost passed into an instinct throughout the Jewish body, to rely upon the weapon of secrecy. Secret societies, a language kept as far as possible secret, the use of false names in order to hide secret movements, secret relations between various parts of the Jewish body: all these and other forms of secrecy have become the national method." - Hilaire Belloc

"The power of quotation is as dreadful a weapon as any which the human intellect can forge." - John Jay Chapman

"It dawned upon me that fasting could be made as powerful a weapon of indulgence as of restraint" - Mahatma Gandhi

"As crude a weapon as the cave man's club, the chemical barrage has been hurled against the fabric of life." - Rachel Carson

"A laugh is a terrible weapon." - Kate O'Brien

"A ball bat is a wondrous weapon." - Ty Cobb

"A gun is a liar's weapon" - Frank Miller

"A laugh is a terrible weapon." - Kate Obrien

"The whole thing is this: If you don't use just basic grammar, if you don't get the language down, you're not going to have access to a tool that people use as a weapon against you. The only reason I was never taught to read and write was because it was easier for them to lead me. But the second I learned to read and write, I began to lead myself." - Jimmy Santiago Baca

"Non-violence should never be used as a shield for cowardice. It is a weapon for the brave." - Mahatma Gandhi

"The world is aware how jealously the Jewish community guards the Holocaust, both as a memory and a weapon." - David Klinghoffer

"Marriage is the flimsiest weapon against desire. You may as well take a pop-gun to a python." - Jeanette Winterson

"I've used my femininity and my sexuality as a weapon and a tool... but that's just natural." - Dolly Parton

"Take up a weapon and you become an instrument with as pure a purpose as the weapon itself: to find arteries and open them, limbs and sever them; to take what is alive and deliver it unto death." - Laini Taylor

"Each campus should absolutely investigate the use of alcohol, the prevalence of alcohol, and its role in sexual assault. We know that predators will use alcohol as a weapon. We know they will use drugs as a weapon." - Kirsten Gillibrand

"Language is power... Language can be used as a means of changing reality." - Adrienne Rich

"The jargon of authenticity ... is a trademark of societalized chosenness, ... sub-language as superior language." - Theodor Adorno

"The Hawaiian language needs to be studied globally as a language of life." - Caryhiroyuki Tagawa

"I'm just a weapon of the god." - Janet Morris

"Sarcasm was a weapon for children." - Jennifer Echols

"A real man's weapon is his mind." - Rick Riordan

"Valour needs first strength, then a weapon." - J R R Tolkien

"I am a weapon of massive consumption" - Lily Allen

"Fear is a weapon of mass destruction." - Dennis Kucinich

"What kind of archaeologist carries a weapon?" - Jack O'Neill

"Television is a weapon of mass distractrion." - Larry Gelbart

"Poison. The perfect weapon for a snake." - Suzanne Collins

"Imagine if I had a real weapon!" - J-Ax

"Tears aren't a woman's only weapon." - George R R Martin

"My weapon is just a movie." - Gaspar Noe

"Satyagraha is a purely spiritual weapon." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Nonviolence is a weapon of the strong." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Information is a negotiator's greatest weapon." - Victor Kiam

"Handshaking means, 'I don't have a weapon.'" - Paul Mooney

"In this global war against extremists who use murder as a weapon, Iraq is now the central front." - George W Bush

"There is no weapon in the feminine armory to which men are so vulnerable as they are to a smile." - Dorothy Dix

"Thank you for this lovely blunt object that I will forevermore use as a weapon against self-doubt." - Anne Hathaway

"The boundless capacity of the African American spirit in this country to say Hallelujah anyhow, to use our joy as a weapon, to use our creativity as a weapon, to use our moral clarity and our deep experience as a weapon not just to save Black people but to save all of these people." - Van Jones

"Logic invents as many fallacies as it detects; it is a good weapon, but as liable to be used in a bad as in a good cause." - Christian Nestell Bovee

"Rifles, muskets, long-bows and hand-grenades are inherently democratic weapons. A complex weapon makes the strong stronger, while a simple weapon - so long as there is no answer to it - gives claws to the weak." - George Orwell

"Tears, she said scornfully as the woman was led from the hall. The woman's weapon, my lady mother used to call them. The man's weapon is a sword. And that tells us all you need to know, doesn't it?" - George R R Martin

"I don't think [governments] use [religious repression ] as a weapon, they use it as a as a means of - of oppression. To stifle opposition. To mute resistance." - Elie Wiesel

"The best weapon of a dictatorship is secrecy; the best weapon of a democracy is openness." - Edward Teller

"Comedy is a great weapon of attack. It's not a great weapon of support." - Eddie Izzard

"Well, comedy is a great weapon of attack. It's not a great weapon of support." - Eddie Izzard

"No wonder that Churchill described this effort [the British codebreakers working at Bletchley Park] as "Britian's secret weapon," a weapon far more effective than the buzz bombs and the rockets that Werner von Braun designed for a German victory, a weapon absolutely decisive, in the judgement of many, in winning the war for the Allies." - Peter Hilton

"No wonder that Churchill described this effort [the British codebreakers working at Bletchley Park] as "Britian's secret weapon," a weapon far more effective than the buzz bombs and the rockets that Werner von Braun designed for a German victory, a weapon absolutely decisive, in the judgement of many, in winning the war for the Allies." - Peter Hilton

"Religion, too, is a weapon. What manner of weapon is religion when it becomes the government?" - Frank Herbert

"Hurt is a weapon. Better weapon than most because it doesn't look like one." - Deb Caletti

"There is a weapon we can fight with. That is the weapon of political action." - Harry Bridges

"Men use a new lesson or experience later on as a ploughshare or perhaps also as a weapon; women at once make it into an ornament." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"As a nuclear power - as the only nuclear power to have used a nuclear weapon - the United States has a moral responsibility to act." - Barack Obama

"Men subsequently put whatever is newly learned or experienced to use as a plowshare, perhaps even as a weapon: but women immediately include it among their ornaments." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"There's no such conquering weapon as the necessity of conquering." - George Herbert

"I think that submissiveness can [be] and is a formidable weapon, which women will use as long as it isn't taken from them." - Anne Desclos

"As long as I'm president of the United States Iran will not get a nuclear weapon. I made that clear when I came into office." - Barack Obama

"Hebrew as a contemporary language, especially for poetry, is no longer the language of the Bible; but neither is it not the language of the Bible." - Cynthia Ozick

"He is a weapon, a killer. Do not forget it. You can use a spear as a walking stick, but that will not change its nature." - Madeline Miller

"Music is a language, a universal language." - Sun Ra

"All art is propaganda. ... The only difference is the kind of propaganda. Since art is essential for human life, it can't just belong to the few. Art is the universal language, and it belongs to all mankind. All painters have been propagandists or else they have not been painters. ... Every artist who has been worth anything in art has been such a propagandist. ... Every strong artist has been a propagandist. I want to be a propagandist and I want to be nothing else. ... I want to use my art as a weapon." - Diego Rivera

"A language is the appearances of connections therefore language as in writing doesn't express anything: it creates." - Kathy Acker

"As a prose writer, I work with language; and those who work with language turn to poetry for renewal." - Samuel R Delany

"I don't mind what language an opera is sung in so long as it is a language I don't understand." - Edward Appleton

"We probably, as primitive people, made music before we actually had a language, and that's where language comes from." - Debbie Harry

"Language should fulfill your individual existence as a wholesome human being... Language should be more than just getting by." - Chogyam Trungpa

"If I could be a vegetable, I'd be a pumpkin. It's realistically the only vegetable you can use as a weapon, or in any manner of defense." - Chris Walla

"Ebola is a nasty disease to get. It's scary. But as a weapon, it is probably not likely. Ebola is a difficult malady to weaponize and deliver efficiently." - Tom Clancy

"Violence against women is still treated as a lesser crime. Armed groups turn it into a weapon of choice because of near total impunity." - Angelina Jolie

"We are in the midst of a violent backlash against feminism that uses images of female beauty as a political weapon against women's advancement: the beauty myth." - Naomi Wolf

"A lot of political people, especially people on the left, have forgotten the importance of humor as an incredible weapon, and a vehicle through which to affect change." - Michael Moore

"If your work is deathwork, one weapon is not enough, just as a plumber would not answer an urgent service call with a single wrench." - Dean Koontz

"Its language is as bare as a monk's cell, and as uninviting." - Clifford Longley

"A secret is a weapon and a friend." - James Stephens

"The best weapon of a dictatorship is secrecy, but the best weapon of a democracy should be the weapon of openness." - Niels Bohr

"What I wanted most of all was to use sex as a weapon to allure, subjugate, and, if possible, destroy the personality of others." - Quentin Crisp

"It is not great talents God blesses so much as great likeness to Jesus. A holy minister is an awful weapon in the hand of God." - Robert Murray M'Cheyne

"Don't build walls and shut people out of your life. To act as if another does not exist is a mean and cruel weapon" - Joyce Meyer

"Construed as a means instead of an end, history is the weapon with which we defend the future against the past." - Lewis H Lapham

"You would love the way he sees you. He uses you as a weapon against himself and not merely because you did" - Elliot Perlman

"And the Zionists have used the Holocaust as a weapon to deny the rights of the Palestinians and to cover-up the crimes of Israel." - David Duke

"The writers of the French enlightenment had deliberately used blasphemy as a weapon, refusing to accept the power of the Church to set limiting points on thought." - Salman Rushdie

"I hate it when people use sex as a weapon against the people who are engaging in it. It's so hypocritical." - Mira Sorvino

"We were fortunate to have the Russians as our childhood enemies. We practiced hiding under our desks in case they had the temerity to drop a nuclear weapon." - Kary Mullis

"Humor is such a strong weapon, such a strong answer." - Agnes Varda

"Knowledge is a better weapon than a sword." - Patricia Briggs

"A newspaper is always a weapon in somebody's hands." - Claud Cockburn

"Music- what a powerful instrument, what a mighty weapon!" - Maria von Trapp

"Music is a weapon of the future / music is the weapon of the progressives / music is the weapon of the givers of life" - Fela Kuti

"Language uses us as much as we use language." - Robin Lakoff

"He's as great a master of ill language as ever was bred at a Bear-Garden." - Ned Ward

"Mathematics is as little a science as grammar is a language." - Ernst Mayr

"Mathematics is a language" - J. Willard Gibbs

"BASIC - A programming language." - Anonymous

"Music is a language." - Youssou Ndour

"He won't hurt me. I have a secret weapon." - Sandra Brown

"Joy is a weapon we use to fight life's battles." - Margaret Feinberg

"Never trust a woman or an automatic weapon." - John Dillinger

"There is no greater weapon than a prepared mind." - Zhuge Liang

"The accusation of cultural insensitivity is a weapon." - Bassam Tibi

"That's right, karate made my whole body a weapon." - Don Knotts

"Tears aren't a girl's weapon. It's her smile." - Gackt

"We have a secret weapon...it is called Nationalism" - Ho Chi Minh

"RUMOR, n. A favorite weapon of the assassins of character." - Ambrose Bierce

"Procrastination is a deadly weapon of human progress." - Marvin J Ashton

"Art is our weapon. Culture is a form of resistance." - Shirin Neshat

"Art is our weapon. Culture is a form of resistance." - Shirin Neshat

"My only weapon is my pen, I'm a songwriter." - Sly Stone

"The rosary is a weapon against depression and hopelessness." - Benedict Groeschel

"To kill time, a committee meeting is the perfect weapon." - Anonymous

"Every tool is a weapon - if you hold it right." - Ani Difranco

"Temper is a weapon that we hold by the blade." - James M Barrie

"Any tool is a weapon if you hold it right." - Ani Difranco

"Knowledge is a weapon. I intend to be formidably armed." - Terry Goodkind

"Hungry man, reach for the book: it is a weapon." - Bertolt Brecht

"Music is a weapon in the war against unhappiness." - Jason Mraz

"A sneer is the weapon of the weak." - James Russell Lowell

"Temptation is a woman's weapon and man's excuse." - H L Mencken

"Humor's a weapon if you want to make it one." - Bob Newhart



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