Cannon Quotes

Enjoy reading and share 242 famous quotes about Cannon with everyone.

Cannon Quotes

If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots.
— Napoleon-Bonaparte —

Isn't it a riddle ... and awe-inspiring, that everything is so beautiful? Despite the horror. Lately I've noticed something grand and mysterious peering through my sheer joy in all that is beautiful, a sense of its creator ... Only man can be truly ugly, because he has the free will to estrange himself from this song of praise.
It often seems that he'll manage to drown out this hymn with his cannon thunder, curses and blasphemy. But during this past spring it has dawned upon me that he won't be able to do this. And so I want to try and throw myself on the side of the victor.

— Sophie Scholl

More dangerous than bayonets and cannon are the weapons of the mind.

— Ludwig Von Mises

That was Flint's treasure that we had come so far to seek, and that had cost already the lives of seventeen men from the Hispaniola. How many it had cost in the ammassing, what blood and sorrow, what good ships scuttled on the deep, what brave men walking the plank blindfold, what shot of cannon, what shame and lies and cruelty, perhaps no man alive could tell.

— Robert Louis Stevenson

As men neither fear nor respect what has been made contemptible, all honor to him who makes oppression laughable as well as detestable. Armies cannot protect it then; and walls which have remained impenetrable to cannon have fallen before a roar of laughter or a hiss of contempt.

— Edwin Percy Whipple

Bubbles of false opinion will last whole ages, and deceive whole generations, till they are broken by some powerful breath, and even then how often they reunite, and again shine in the eyes of men, who hold them solid as cannon-balls!

— Sara Coleridge

How many times must the cannon balls fly
Before they're forever banned?

— Bob Dylan

The cannon thunders ... limbs fly in all directions ... one can hear the groans of victims and the howling of those performing the sacrifice ... it's Humanity in search of happiness.

— Charles Baudelaire

Cannon Quotes Pictures

Want to see more pictures of Cannon quotes? Click on image of Cannon quotes to view full size.

Cannon Quotes Pictures 1
Cannon Quotes Pictures 2
Cannon Quotes Pictures 3
Cannon Quotes Pictures 4