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26 Famous Quotes About Nuclear Energy

Updated: Dec 2, 2022

26 Famous Quotes About Nuclear Energy

Below is a list of famous quotes about nuclear energy, trump nuclear quotes, nuclear war quotes, quotes about nuclear weapons, and nuclear arms race quotes:


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#1 "A nuclear power plant is infinitely safer than eating because 300 people choke to death on food every year." Dixie Lee Ray

#2 "All the waste in a year from a nuclear power plant can be stored under a desk." Ronald Reagan

#3 "Nuclear power will help provide the electricity that our growing economy needs without increasing emissions. This is truly an environmentally responsible source of energy." Michael C. Burgess

#4 "The release of atomic power has changed everything except our way of thinking ... the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker." Albert Einstein

#5 "Only nuclear power can now halt global warming." James Lovelock

#6 "Nuclear power is one hell of a way to boil water." Albert Einstein

#7 "The oil companies regard nuclear power as their rival, who will reduce their profits, so they put out a lot of disinformation about nuclear power." James Lovelock

#8 "Every dollar spent on nuclear is one less dollar spent on clean, renewable energy and one more dollar spent on making the world a comparatively dirtier and a more dangerous place because nuclear power and nuclear weapons go hand in hand." Mark Z. Jacobson

#9 "I think we should stop using nuclear power plants because it's an old system that we can't control." Hayao Miyazaki

#10 "Nuclear power is an important part of our domestic fuel mix." Michael C. Burgess

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

#12 "When we think of the major threats to our national security, the first to come to mind are nuclear proliferation, rogue states and global terrorism. But another kind of threat lurks beyond our shores, one from nature, not humans - an avian flu pandemic." Barack Obama

#13 "Iran is not getting rid of any of its nuclear plants. They're not getting rid of anything." Donald Trump

Famous Quotes About Nuclear Energy

#14 "Although September 11 was horrible, it didn't threaten the survival of the human race, like nuclear weapons do." Stephen Hawking

#15 "Nuclear energy, in terms of an overall safety record, is better than other energy." Bill Gates

#16 "When I was in the White House, I was confronted with the challenge of the Cold War. Both the Soviet Union and I had 30,000 nuclear weapons that could destroy the entire earth, and I had to maintain the peace." Jimmy Carter

#17 "Eight years involved with the nuclear industry have taught me that when nothing can possibly go wrong and every avenue has been covered, then is the time to buy a house on the next continent." Terry Pratchett

#18 “Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.” Robert Oppenheimer

#19 "Nuclear energy is incomparably greater than the molecular energy which we use today... What is lacking is the match to set the bonfire alight." Winston Churchill

#20 "Oh, meltdown. It's one of these annoying buzzwords. We prefer to call it an unrequested fission surplus." Mr Burns

#21 "For 50 years, nuclear power stations have produced three products which only a lunatic could want: bomb-explosive plutonium, lethal radioactive waste and electricity so dear it has to be heavily subsidised. They leave to future generations the task, and most of the cost, of making safe sites that have been polluted half-way to eternity." James Buchan

#22 "Sleeping next to a woman presents a greater radioactive risk than camping beside a nuclear power station." Pile Botha

#23 "And lord, we're especially thankful for nuclear power, the cleanest safest energy source there is. Except for solar, which is just a pipe dream." Homer Simpson

#24 “There is, in fact, an axiom of proliferation. It states that as long as any state holds nuclear weapons, others will seek to acquire them.” Richard Butler

#25 “It is my firm belief that the infinite and uncontrollable fury of nuclear weapons should never be held in the hands of any mere mortal ever again, for any reason.” Mikhail Gorbachev

#26 “Mistakes are made in every other human endeavour. Why should nuclear weapons be exempt?” Arnold Schwarzenegger

Below we've added the YouTube video of the best quotes from the NBO series Chernobyl.

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