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Drones are considered to be modern-day technology miracles.

According to Robin Hayes, drones are not airplanes but they serve several important purposes. Starting from security to entertainment and filmography, drones have changed the face of the aerial lifestyle. These flying wonders in the sky amuse children and grown-ups alike.

Famous Drones Quotes

The following drone quotes by famous people involve the insecurities and power surrounding the usage of drones in political warfare scenarios.

"Drones overall will be more impactful than I think people recognize in positive ways to help society."

- Bill Gates.

"What happens if a drone falls right next to her?"

- Kanye West.

"I take my own experience and other assassinations through history and get a lot into the drone program, which doesn’t work, as well."

- Robert Baer.

"The truth is that, in trying to get at terrorists who are in countries that either are unwilling or unable to capture those terrorists or disable them themselves, there are a lot of situations where the use of a drone is going to result in much fewer civilian casualties..."

- Barrack Obama.

"The State is the coldest of all cold monsters, and coldly it tells lies, and this lie drones on from its mouth: ‘I, the State, am the people."

- Friedrich Nietzsche.

"Only in America can you be Pro-Death Penalty, Pro-War, Pro-Unmanned Drone Bombs, Pro-Nuclear Weapons, Pro-Guns, Pro-Torture, Pro-Land Mines, AND still call yourself Pro-Life."

- John Fugelsang.

"A revolution where our reality is not replaced by drones but augmented by technology to do better."

- Vishal Sikka.

"Since when is the intelligence agency supposed to be an air force of drones that goes around killing people? I believe that it has to be the Department of Defense."

- John McCain.

"There has never been a drone used on an American citizen on American soil. We respect and have a whole bunch of safeguards in terms of how we conduct counterterrorism operations outside of the United States."

- Barrack Obama.

"I think drones are a good tool to go after high-valued targets."

- Michael McCaul.

"President Obama said the small drone that flew over the White House fence yesterday could be bought at any RadioShack."

- Conan O'Brien.

"Most plagiarists, like the drone, have neither taste to select, industry to acquire, nor skill to improve, but impudently pilfer the honey ready prepared, from the hive."

- Charles Caleb.

"The United States is sending its most powerful drone to Libya. That’s a long trip for Joe Biden."

- Jay Leno.

"I think it’s a good program and I don’t disagree with the basic policy that the Obama administration is pursuing now in that regards."

- Dick Cheney.

"I don't think England is that gray but India is like a long drone."

- Ray Davies.

"I'm interested in businesses that take digital bits and turn them into interfaces for physical atoms. I'm also interested in drones, Bitcoin, and 3D printing."

- Balaji Srinivasan.

"The Iranians have shot down drones. They tried to destroy the Saudi oil fields. They tried to storm our embassy. So, when my Democratic friends say we need appeasement, well appeasement hasn't worked."

- John Kennedy.

Thought-Provoking Drones Quotes


(Famous drones quotes help create a generalized idea of the usage of drones.)

Every coin has two sides. Similarly, these drone quotes will point out the pros and cons of having control over drones.

"The only thing about sanctions is that, like a lot of drone strikes, there are countless unintended victims."

- Henry Rollins.

"I think the reason that drones have become so controversial is because they're used in Pakistan; they're used in Yemen; they've been used in all kinds of places."

- Tim Kaine.

"We’re setting up mechanisms where we can kill human beings with drones and missiles where you’re sitting at a console and pressing the button."

- George R. R. Martin.

"The scary thing about the future… there will be tiny cameras everywhere, and they’ll be flying around like mosquitoes and drones. That will be bad."

- Matt Groening.

"The U.S., often in secret, carries out counterterrorism missions all the time, with drones in places like Yemen and Somalia."

- Richard Engel.

"We’ve been talking about this for a good while, the immorality of drones, dropping bombs on innocent people."

- Cornel West.

"I believe we should use any and all means necessary to take out people who pose a threat to us and our friends around the world."

- Mitt Romney.

"A.I. will make it possible for the Internet to directly engage people in the real world, through robotics and drones and little machines that will do smart things by themselves."

- Jensen Huang.

"Based on his experience, he has come to believe that the drone program amounts to little more than death by unreliable metadata."

- 'The Assassination Complex: Inside The Government's Secret Drone Warfare Program', Jeremy Scahill.

"In Waziristan people get really upset when there are no drone attacks. Their apprehension is that the US and Pakistani government might enter in an agreement to halt the attacks."

- Pervez Hoodbhoy.

"In some respects, a society in which the members reach a universal level in which they are anonymous drones by choice is even more frightening than one in which they are forced to be so against their will."

- J Paul Getty.

"Drone strikes, Albert Camus would argue, are not just meant to kill. They are programmed to terrorize."

- Jeffrey St. Clair.

"Drones are scary. You can’t reason with a drone."

- Matt Groening.

"Revenge commonly hurts both the offerer and sufferer; as we see in a foolish bee, which in her anger invenometh the flesh and loseth her sting, and so lives a drone ever after."

- Joseph Hall.

"You do not seriously think a government that assassinates people with drones is honorable, do you?"

- Steven Magee.

"Drone training is changing at the end of this year and ignorance of the new system will be no excuse in such a tightly regulated industry."

- Jon Parker.

"Human beings were not meant to sit in little cubicles staring at computer screens all day, filling out useless forms and listening to eight different bosses drone on about mission statements."

- Ron Livingston.

"Gaza itself is subject to constant aerial surveillance by drones and is rife with informers and collaborators with Israel."

- Ronen Bergman.

"And for the people who promote drones as the answer to everything, there is a danger from being distanced from the reality of the ugly mess of war."

- Gavin Hood.

"To the United States, a drone strike seems to have very little risk and very little pain. At the receiving end, it feels like war."

- Stanley McCrystal.

"In the Age of the Almighty Computer, drones are the perfect warriors."

- Eduardo Galeano.

Fascinating Drones Quotes

Drones are powerful. These drones quotes show the correct usage of drones.

"Government should have drones. Industries, companies can have drones. Everyone else doesn’t need drones. It’s just going to create mischief. They are going to be crashing the planes, they’re going to be spying on neighbors. People don’t need drones."

- Gary B. Smith.

"Due to reliance on money, people are generally cajoled into working and lead to believe they have no other choice in this matter. Many are manoeuvered into living in monotone stacked boxes of apartment buildings where they return each sat like mindless drones to their TV sets and Facebook pages."

- 'The Eden Fruitarian Guidebook', Mango Wodzak.

"War is not just the shower of bullets and bombs from both sides, it is also the shower of blood and bones on both sides."

- 'Wealth Of Words', Amit Kalantri.

"On vague wording of drone strike criteria: “Are you going to just drop a hellfire missile on Jane Fonda? Are you going to drop a missile on Kent State? That’s gobbledygook."

- Rand Paul.

"Men aren’t allowed to have self-esteem, because we’re already supposed to have all the power…. But most men earn less than they want, barely the minimum wage. They’re drones."

- Tim Allen.

"A man on a mission is far different from a drone on a deadline."

- Rheta Grimsley Johnson.

"Drones photograph, prospect and advertise real estate from golf courses to skyscrapers; they also monitor construction in progress."

- Peter Diamandis.

"The use of drones to improve public safety, agriculture and other uses will only increase."

- Cindy Hyde-Smith.

"Environmental activists in the rough Antarctic seas have launched a new tool in the fight to stop a Japanese operation to kill hundreds of whales: remote-controlled drones."

- Jonathan Franklin.

"Here we don’t have drones killing alleged terrorist without any due trial, killing also the women and children of those supposed terrorists. So don’t come lecturing us about life, law, dignity, or liberty. You don’t have the moral right to do so."

- Rafael Correa.

"It's a drone nation where everything and everyone is remotely controlled."

- 'Simple Reminders: Inspiration For Living Your Best Life', Bryant McGill.

"She could recognize individual drones better than she could recognize individual people."

- 'Dronefall', AL Buehrer.

"Scottish bagpipe has two tenors and one bass - three drone pipes - and then the one chanter. If you put bagpipes together, it creates such a fine sound."

- Yoshi Wada.

"There's always something in most world folk musics that always seems connected; whether it's a bagpipe or a tambura, there's always some sort of drone instrument, and there's always percussion."

- Paul Weller.

"It strains credulity to suggest that an agency charged with gathering intelligence affecting the national security does not have an 'intelligence interest' in drone strikes, even if that agency does not operate the drones itself."

- Merrick Garland.

"Amazon led with online bookselling, web services, and drones."

- Adam Lashinsky.

"There are drones flying over the air randomly that are recording everything that's happening on what we consider our private property."

- Sonia Sotomayor.

"The greatest threat to extremism isn't drones firing missiles, but girls reading books."

- Nicholas D. Kristof.

"Drones watch for disease and collect real-time data on crop health and yields."

- Peter Diamandis.

Inspiring Drones Quotes

The following list of drones quotes will surely motivate you and bring a smile to your face.

"Poetry is either something that lives like fire inside you — like music to the musician or Marxism to the Communist — or else it is nothing, an empty, formalized bore around which pedants can endlessly drone their notes and explanations."

- F. Scott Fitzgerald.

"The focus of innovations and investments need to shift from slogging innovations like phone and, drone type innovations to solve real problems that are killing the inhabitants of the planet."

- Saurabh Gupta.

"Worker bees can leave. Even drones can fly away. The Queen is their slave."

- Chuck Palahniuk.

"Visual artists use drones to capture beautiful new images and camera angles."

- Peter Diamandis.

"Luxurious kings are to their people lost, They live like drones, upon the public cost."

- John Dryden.

"The bees can abide no drones amongst them; but as soon as they begin to be idle, they kill them."

- Plato.

"During humanity’s transition to democracy, let he who is without authoritarianism cast the first drone."

- George Hammond.

"In the Age of the Almighty Computer, drones are the perfect warriors."

- Eduardo Galeano.

"As a pilot, I can tell you drones may be a lot of things; airplanes they are not."

- Robin Hayes.

"Drones and the high tech cameras and recording equipment on them mean we can now gather crucial, even potentially life-saving, information that has previously been too expensive, dangerous or simply impossible to get."

- Jon Parker.

"Drones can be useful tools, and I am all about useful tools."

- Martha Stewart.

"The fact that the Civil Aviation Authority overseas all drone training, qualifications and legislations shows just how comprehensively the industry is regulated."

- Jon Parker.

"I want to say to anyone who works in a drone workplace, raise the bar!"

- Tim Gunn.

"Drones, with their agility and small size, seem perfect for search and rescue operations."

- Grant Imahara.

"I’ve never argued against any technology being used when you have an imminent threat, an active crime going on."

- Rand Paul

"Drones that dropped drones that released drones that then silently killed people."
- Brett Arquette.

"We will never get to the flying car era. We will get to the era where we get flying drones that haul people, though."

- Thomas Frey.

"I'm a big advocate of drones."

- Robert M. Gates.

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Joan Agie

<p>With 3+ years of research and content writing experience across several niches, especially on education, technology, and business topics. Joan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Anatomy from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, and has worked as a researcher and writer for organizations across Nigeria, the US, the UK, and Germany. Joan enjoys meditation, watching movies, and learning new languages in her free time.</p>

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