The Senator from Wisconsin cannot frighten me by exclaiming, My country, right or wrong. In one sense I say so too. My country; and my country is the great American Republic. My country, right or wrong; if right, to be kept right; and if wrong, to be set right.
I cannot help fearing that men may reach a point where they look on every new theory as a danger, every innovation as a toilsome trouble, every social advance as a first step toward revolution, and that they may absolutely refuse to move at all for fear of being carried off their feet. The prospect really does frighten me that they may finally become so engrossed in a cowardly love of immediate pleasures that their interest in their own future and in that of their descendants may vanish, and that they will prefer tamely to follow the course of their destiny rather than make a sudden energetic effort necessary to set things right.
When you overpay small people you frighten them.
They know that their merits or activities entitle them to no such sums as they are receiving. As a result their boss soars out of economic into magic significance. He becomes a source of blessings rather than wages. Criticism is sacrilege, doubt is heresy.
Selective ignorance, a cornerstone of child rearing.
You don't put kids under surveillance: it might frighten you. Parents should sit tall in the saddle and look upon their troops with a noble and benevolent and extremely nearsighted gaze.
Each day is a special gift from God, and while life may not always be fair, you must never allow the pains, hurdles, and handicaps of the moment to poison your attitude and plans for yourself and your future. You can never win when you wear the ugly cloak of self-pity, and the sour sound of whining will certainly frighten away any opportunity for success. Never again. There is a better way.
The shy man does have some slight revenge upon society for the torture it inflicts upon him. He is able, to a certain extent, to communicate his misery. He frightens other people as much as they frighten him. He acts like a damper upon the whole room, and the most jovial spirits become, in his presence, depressed and nervous.
You frighten a lot of scientists. If they say that climate is not changing, they lose their research grants. And some people cannot afford that; they become silent, or a few of us speak up, because we think that it's for the honesty of science, that we have to do it.
All of a sudden, you have this newborn you have no training for. It's frightening.
I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones.
I don't know what effect these men will have upon the enemy, but, by God, they frighten me.
I don't mind what Congress does, as long as they don't do it in the streets and frighten the horses.
The Cruise missiles do not frighten anyone.
We are catching them like fish in a river. I mean here that over the past two days, we managed to shoot down 196 missiles before they hit their target.
I was very concerned that President Bush is still trying to frighten or scare the American people with respect to the condition of the Social Security system.
The thought of being President frightens me and I do not think I want the job.
If you turn down work because you are frightened of getting typecast, you'll never do anything good.
To make Michael Myers frightening, I had him walk like a man, not a monster.
Computers rather frighten me, because I never did learn to type, so the whole thing seems extraordinarily complicated to me.
I need to be frightened of things. I hate it, but I must need it, because it's what I do.
Sometimes it was so quiet, it's frightening. It really prioritizes things.
It's frightening and unnerving to watch a stone melt.
I think writers rush in where everybody is very frightened to tread.
I believe you can frighten people without showing their heads caved-in.
It's up to each person's parents whether they think it's too frightening or too violent, how much their kids can handle, what they want to teach them, what they want to show them.
I am subject to very powerful lows. When you have highs, you have terrible lows. When you pinpoint that you are responsible for everything that happens to you, it is very frightening.
Жабите се плашат от щъркела, жената от старостта.
God has given such brave soldiers to this Crown that, if they do not frighten our neighbours, at least they prevent us from being frightened by them.
Sisters, when about their work, should not put on clothing which would make them look like images to frighten the crows from the corn. It is more gratifying to their husbands and children to see them in a becoming, well-fitting, attire, than it can be to merely visitors or strangers.
Orthodox Christianity, by playing upon the emotions of man, is able to accomplish wonders toward keeping him in order and relieving his mind. It can frighten or cajole him away from evil more effectively than could reason.
Certainly, I'm excited by epic subjects. It doesn't particularly frighten me.
No one will frighten the large and free Jewish community of the United States.
I was a guinea pig for some hoodlums who thought they could hurt me and frighten me and keep other Negro entertainers from the South.
Part of the reason that the government's fear mongering is succeeding is because so many people are so ignorant, that it is easier for government to frighten people in submission.