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If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability. Henry Ford, industrialist
  • knowledge

Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power. Stephen Covey, businessman
  • life

If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom. Dwight D. Eisenhower, president
  • freedom

The fact is that people are good, Give people affection and security, and they will give affection and be secure in their feelings and their behavior. Abraham Maslow, psychologist
  • affection

You sleep safe in your beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do you harm. George Orwell, author
  • Security

The task we must set for ourselves is not to feel secure, but to be able to tolerate insecurity. Erich Fromm, psychologist
  • Security

The ultimate security is your understanding of reality. H. Stanley Judd, author
  • Security

Even in the common affairs of life, in love, friendship, and marriage, how little security have we when we trust our happiness in the hands of others! William Hazlitt, critic
  • affairs

Security is when everything is settled. When nothing can happen to you. Security is the denial of life. Germaine Greer, activist
  • Security

I'm afraid, based on my own experience, that fascism will come to America in the name of national security. Jim Garrison, public servant
  • afraid

Self-defense is Nature's eldest law. John Dryden, poet
  • Security

Privacy and security are those things you give up when you show the world what makes you extraordinary. Margaret Cho, comedian
  • extraordinary

Attack is the best form of defense. Proverbs,
  • Security

There is no such thing as security. There never has been. Germaine Greer, activist
  • Security

Security depends not so much upon how much you have, as upon how much you can do without. Joseph Wood Krutch, environmentalist
  • Security

I think the girl who is able to earn her own living and pay her own way should be as happy as anybody on earth. The sense of independence and security is very sweet. Susan B. Anthony, activist
  • able

No one has a prosperity so high and firm that two or three words can't dishearten it. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
  • Security

There can be no security where there is fear. Felix Frankfurter, judge
  • Security

It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating. Oscar Wilde, dramatist
  • Security

Security will produce danger. Samuel Johnson, author
  • Security

There is nothing stable in the world; uproar's your only music. John Keats, poet
  • Security

There's no security on this earth, only opportunity. General Douglas MacArthur, general
  • Security

I'm hostile to men, I'm hostile to women, I'm hostile to cats, to poor cockroaches, I'm afraid of horses. Norman Mailer, novelist
  • Security

Whatever has overstepped its due bounds is always in a state of instability. Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician
  • Security

The security of Israel is a moral imperative for all free peoples. Henry A Kissinger, diplomat
  • free

Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death. James F. Byrnes,
  • Security

Nothing is secure but life, transition, the energizing spirit. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
  • Security

There is nothing assured to mortals. Horace, poet
  • Security

Yet one thing secures us what ever betide, the scriptures assures us the Lord will provide. Sir Isaac Newton,
  • Security

The greatest security for Israel is to create new Egypts. Ronald Reagan, president
  • create

Distrust and caution are the parents of security. Benjamin Franklin, politician
  • caution

Make decisions about the President's personal security. He can overrule you, but don't ask him to be the one to counsel caution. Donald Rumsfeld, politician
  • ask

We will bankrupt ourselves in the vain search for absolute security. Dwight D. Eisenhower, president
  • absolute

I am concerned for the security of our great Nation; not so much because of any threat from without, but because of the insidious forces working from within. Douglas MacArthur, general
  • concerned

My commitment to the security and future of Israel is based upon basic morality as well as enlightened self-interest. Our role in supporting Israel honors our own heritage. Gerald R. Ford, president
  • based

One half of the world's people live on less than two dollars a day. This should concern our national security policy as well as our conscience. Lee H. Hamilton, politician
  • concern

A racial community provides not only a sense of identity, that luxury of looking into another's face and seeing yourself reflected back, but a sense of security and support. Wentworth Miller, actor
  • another

Our capacity to retaliate must be, and is, massive in order to deter all forms of aggression. John Foster Dulles, public servant
  • Security

Only the insecure strive for security. Wayne Dyer, psychologist
  • Security

Only in growth, reform, and change, paradoxically enough, is true security to be found. Anne Morrow Lindbergh, writer
  • Security

Man maintains his balance, poise, and sense of security only as he is moving forward. Maxwell Maltz, scientist
  • Security

In a world we find terrifying, we ratify that which doesn't threaten us. David Mamet, dramatist
  • Security

All things human hang by a slender thread; and that which seemed to stand strong suddenly falls and sinks in ruins. Ovid, poet
  • Security

The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise. Tacitus, historian
  • Security

Harsh necessity, and the newness of my kingdom, force me to do such things and to guard my frontiers everywhere. Virgil, poet
  • Security

Success in Iraq will be a major setback for terrorists and a major asset for the security of this region. The struggle for Iraq is the struggle for the future of the world. Zalmay Khalilzad,
  • asset

Social Security has never failed to pay promised benefits, and Democrats will fight to make sure that Republicans do not turn a guaranteed benefit into a guaranteed gamble. Nancy Pelosi, politician
  • benefit

I think what children need is love, security, stability, consistency, and kindness. Rosie O'Donnell, comedian
  • children

I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend? Robert Redford, actor
  • environmental

The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability. Henry Ford, industrialist
  • knowledge

For a people who are free, and who mean to remain so, a well-organized and armed militia is their best security. Thomas Jefferson, president
  • armed

Never surrender opportunity for security. Branch Rickey, athlete
  • surrender

We live at the edge of the world, so we live on the edge. Kiwis will always sacrifice money and security for adventure and challenge. Lucy Lawless, actress
  • adventure

There is no security on this earth; there is only opportunity. Douglas MacArthur, general
  • earth

Our plan is to struggle against terrorism and have security for the country and help draft a democratic constitution as soon as possible. Jalal Talabani, politician
  • against

Well, all these stars have their houses swept quite regularly by people who work in the surveillance security business. They come in and they look for bugs and things. Peter Weir, director
  • bugs

Ask for no guarantees, ask for no security, there never was such an animal. And if there were, it would be related to the great sloth which hangs upside down in a tree all day every day, sleeping its life away. Henry de Bracton,
  • Security

Security... it's simply the recognition that changes will take place and the knowledge that you're willing to deal with whatever happens. Harry Browne, writer
  • Security

When you know that you're capable of dealing with whatever comes, you have the only security the world has to offer. Harry Browne, writer
  • Security

I'm insecure about everything, because... I'm never going to look in the mirror and see this blond, blue-eyed girl. That is my idea of what I'd like to look like. Cher, musician
  • Security

Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed. Sir Winston Churchill, politician
  • Security

Security represents your sense of worth, your identity, your emotional anchorage, your self-esteem, your basic personal strength or lack of it. Stephen Covey, businessman
  • Security

I don't want expensive gifts; I don't want to be bought. I have everything I want. I just want someone to be there for me, to make me feel safe and secure. Princess of Wales Diana,
  • Security

It's an old adage that the way to be safe is never to be secure. Each one of us requires the spur of insecurity to force us to do our best. Harold W. Dodds, educator
  • Security

I wish my life could be like that, knotted up so that even if something broke, the whole thing wouldn't come apart. Janet Fitch,
  • Security

Probably the only place where a man can feel really secure is in a maximum security prison, except for the imminent threat of release. Germaine Greer, activist
  • Security

Security is the priceless product of freedom. Only the strong can be secure, and only in freedom can men produce those material resources which can secure them from want at home and against aggression from abroad. B. E. Hutchinson,
  • Security

They say that the best defense is offense, and I intend to start offending right now. Captain James,
  • Security

God himself is not secure, having given man dominion over his work. Helen Keller, author
  • Security

Stability is not immobility. Klemens Von Metternich,
  • Security

Shun security. Thales of Miletos,
  • Security

A man who has nothing which he cares about more than he does about his personal safety is a miserable creature who has no chance of being free, unless made and kept so by the existing of better men than himself. John Stuart Mill, philosopher
  • Security

The man who looks for security, even in the mind, is like a man who would chop off his limbs in order to have artificial ones which will give him no pain or trouble. Henry Miller, author
  • Security

Kipling sees clearly that men can only be highly civilized while other men, inevitably less civilised, are there to guard and feed them. George Orwell, author
  • Security

I have come back again to where I belong; not an enchanted place, but the walls are strong. Dorothy H. Rath,
  • Security

We're in greater danger today than we were the day after Pearl Harbor. Our military is absolutely incapable of defending this country. Ronald Reagan, president
  • Security

Security is the chief enemy of mortals. William Shakespeare, dramatist
  • Security

Happiness has many roots, but none more important than security. E. R. Stettinius,
  • Security

Security in human systems we're told will always, always last. Emotions are the sail, and blind faith is the mast. Without the breath of real freedom we're getting nowhere fast. Gordon Sumner,
  • Security

The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire. Brian Tracy, author
  • Security

In no direction that we turn do we find ease or comfort. If we are honest and if we have the will to win we find only danger, hard work and iron resolution. Wendell L. Willkie,
  • Security

I remember one day sitting at the pool and suddenly the tears were streaming down my cheeks. Why was I so unhappy? I had success. I had security. But it wasn't enough. I was exploding inside. Ingrid Bergman, actress
  • cheeks

The three great ends which a statesman ought to propose to himself in the government of a nation, are one, Security to possessors; two, facility to acquirers; and three, hope to all. Samuel Taylor Coleridge, poet
  • ends

Long hair is considered bohemian, which may be why I grew it, but I keep it long because I love the way it feels, part cloak, part fan, part mane, part security blanket. Marge Piercy, writer
  • blanket

Liberals, it has been said, are generous with other peoples' money, except when it comes to questions of national survival when they prefer to be generous with other people's freedom and security. William F. Buckley, Jr., journalist
  • comes

Our first concern is the security of the lawyers because without security you can't possibly have a fair trial, if trial at all, and that's not been adequately attended to. Ramsey Clark, public servant
  • adequately

Social Security is a social insurance program - it is not designed to be the same thing as a 401(k). Paul Krugman, economist
  • designed

The new Congress needs to move quickly to strengthen the Army and Marines - not to send more troops to Iraq - but to rebuild our capacity to meet national security threats globally. Mark Udall, politician
  • army

Security is something that serves Israeli interests and Palestinian interests. You have a common threat and you have a common enemy and it's important to deal with that as partners. Dennis Ross, diplomat
  • common

With or without a Social Security fix, Americans don't have enough assets to retire on. There has to be a much larger debate. Frank Keating,
  • assets

Our ports are a vital link in national security and it is extremely dangerous to be considering their sale to the United Arab Emirates government. Joe Donnelly, politician
  • arab

The true credit for our safety and security goes to our men and women who are serving in places like Iraq and Afghanistan in the global war on terrorism. Asa Hutchinson, lawyer
  • afghanistan

What we should be trying to do is to encourage people to establish private retirement accounts and help them take pressure off the Social Security system. Dennis Moore, politician
  • accounts

Too many security officers live day to day. They just want to be treated with dignity. John Wilson, writer
  • dignity

Disarming Iraq is legal under a series of U.N. resolutions. Iraq is in flagrant violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions. Jose Maria Aznar, statesman
  • council

We need to stop spending money on those weapons systems that do not advance national security. Lawrence Korb,
  • advance

Challenging the integrity of the non-proliferation regime is a matter which can affect international peace and security. Mohamed ElBaradei, scientist
  • affect

The administration in my view is once again manufacturing a crisis. There is no crisis in the Social Security system. The system is not on the verge of bankruptcy. Paul Sarbanes, politician
  • administration

Quite frankly, I think nothing could do more to immediately bolster national security then enabling us to produce more oil and gas here at home at a price consumers could afford. Phil Gramm, politician
  • afford

The Silent Service is all together too silent. It's important to begin to highlight the critical importance of the Silent Service to our national security. Rob Simmons, politician
  • begin

The money the president wants to borrow for Iraq will come directly out of the American taxpayer wallets in the form of Medicare and Social Security receipts. That's your money. Robert Byrd, politician
  • american

Such problems are not solved in one day but there is a great step toward peace and security in the region. Paul Kagame, statesman
  • step

Sadly the job security of lawyers has been ruined, so they are less willing to defend political defendants. Shirin Ebadi, lawyer
  • defend

Myself, I don't think you will ever get security in the Mideast until you have what on the surface appears to be fair to both sides. You have to have leaders committed to peace, on both sides. One side can't impose a solution. Bobby Ray Inman, soldier
  • appears

I think the American people have become more reliant upon government and less reliant upon themselves and that they now tend to put security ahead of freedom, but I think freedom is the most important aspect of our lives. Lyn Nofziger,
  • ahead

Among the best traitors Ireland has ever had, Mother Church ranks at the very top, a massive obstacle in the path to equality and freedom. She has been a force for conservatism... to ward off threats to her own security and influence. Bernadette Devlin, politician
  • among

The heart of the security agenda is protecting lives - and we now know that the number of people who will die of AIDS in the first decade of the 21st Century will rival the number that died in all the wars in all the decades of the 20th century. Al Gore, vice president
  • 20th

If the security forces continue to be dominated as they are now by political groups or sects, then the people won't trust in them - and the result will be civil war or fragmentation of the country. Adnan Pachachi,
  • civil

I have no problem with the security... It's something that must be done for the times in which we live. Safety first. Aaron Brown, journalist
  • done

We cannot continue to rely only on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives that we've set. We've got to have a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded. Barack Obama, president
  • achieve

The realities of the modern global economy require government to play a substantial role in ensuring the national and economic security of the people. Matthew Continetti, journalist
  • economic

The bottom line is these techniques have hurt our image around the world, the damage they have done to our interests far outweighed whatever benefit they gave us and they are not essential to our national security. Dennis C. Blair, public servant
  • benefit

I told them that free people always had to decide where to draw the line between their liberty and their security. I noted that the attacks would almost certainly push us as a nation more toward security. Michael Hayden, public servant
  • almost

The impact of climate change is a tremendous risk to the security and well-being of our countries. Nancy Pelosi, politician
  • change

Conservatism has had from its inception vigorously positive, intellectually rigorous agenda and thinking. That agenda should have in my three pillars: strengthen the economy, strengthen our security, and strengthen our families. Mitt Romney, politician
  • politics

We will strengthen our security by building missile defense, restoring our military might, and standing by and strengthening our intelligence officers. Mitt Romney, politician
  • building

We have now just enshrined, as soon as I sign this bill, the core principle that everybody should have some basic security when it comes to their healthcare. Barack Obama, president
  • basic

But clearly, this is what this is about. It's about pushing the security bubble out. It's about rooting out every last guy, so that there's not even somebody who can fire a single, solitary RPG round from some little qalat out here. David Petraeus, soldier
  • bubble

I think anybody in our - in the, in the national security apparatus has, has got to take full cognizance of their responsibility for the safeguarding of classified information. Michael Mullen, soldier
  • anybody

Race to race, the Republicans are putting up candidates that are quite far out of the mainstream in terms of should we have passed the Civil Rights Act or does Social Security need to exist. Tim Kaine, politician
  • act

These days, government employees are better off in almost every area: pay, benefits, time off, and security, on top of working fewer hours. They can thrive even in a down economy. Mortimer Zuckerman, publisher
  • almost

New Labour was the most short-sighted, self-serving, incompetent, useless, and ineffective government that Britain has ever known. Make no mistake, Labour's economic policies were a national security liability. Liam Fox, politician
  • britain

I think we need to just be very clear about what we're trying to do in Afghanistan. Frankly, we're not trying to create the perfect democracy. We're never going to create some ideal society. We are simply there for our own national security. David Cameron, politician
  • afghanistan

We need not renounce the use of conventional force. We will be ready to repel any clear and present danger that poses a genuine threat to our national security and survival. Theodore C. Sorensen, lawyer
  • clear

We will always apply the same principles of collective security, prudent caution, and superior weaponry that enabled us to peacefully prevail in the long cold war against the Soviet Union. Theodore C. Sorensen, lawyer
  • against

Above all, we shall wage no more unilateral, ill-planned, ill-considered, and ill-prepared invasions of foreign countries that pose no actual threat to our security. Theodore C. Sorensen, lawyer
  • actual

It's not 2038 that Social Security is bankrupt. It's now. Gary Johnson,
  • bankrupt

I particularly recognize that reasonable people can disagree as to what that proper balance or blend is between privacy and security and safety. John Pistole, public servant
  • balance

But what I want to assure and reassure the public is we are concerned about your safety, your security, and your privacy. Let's work together in partnership to ensure that we can have the best way forward. John Pistole, public servant
  • assure

The bottom line is, if somebody doesn't go through proper security screening, they're not going to go on the flight. John Pistole, public servant
  • bottom

It would be unwise to say the least, irresponsible of us at the TSA, at the Homeland Security Department not to evolve our technology to match the changing threat environment that we inhabit. Janet Napolitano, politician
  • changing

Each and every one of the security measures we implement serves an important goal: providing safe and efficient air travel for the millions of people who rely on our aviation system every day. Janet Napolitano, politician
  • air

The last thing the Department of Homeland Security is about is infringing on anybody's constitutionally protected rights. Janet Napolitano, politician
  • anybody

We put people of concern on the watch list or the no-fly list, so we have a number of layers of security beyond the airport checkpoint. We gather as much information about a passenger as the law allows without profiling. John Pistole, public servant
  • airport

We need to put undercover security armed people at the curbside of the terminal with the uniform of policemen. We need to protect the terminal. We need to protect the security checkpoint, the gate, the aircraft, the perimeter. Isaac Yeffet,
  • aircraft

As the head of security for an airline, I can't ask my passengers to risk their lives and jump on a terrorist. This is why we need air marshals on every flight. Isaac Yeffet,
  • air

We have an illusion of security, we don't have security. Isaac Yeffet,
  • illusion

I did not want to provide a blueprint or roadmap for the terrorists, saying 'Here are our new security procedures'. John Pistole, public servant
  • blueprint

Other countries, such as Israel, successfully employ behavior detection techniques at their airports, but the bloated, ineffective bureaucracy of TSA has produced another security failure for U.S. transportation systems. John Mica, politician
  • another

WikiLeaks presents a clear and present danger to the national security of the United States. Peter King, politician
  • clear

The president's dream of a worldwide liberal utopia is going to undermine the security of the United States. Peter King, politician
  • dream

A lot of places I go are dangerous, like Tel Aviv or Rio, but that never stops me from going there and putting on a show. I have good security. I don't worry about that. Madonna Ciccone, musician
  • aviv

The United States strongly condemns the illegal disclosure of classified information. It puts people's lives in danger, threatens our national security, and undermines our efforts to work with other countries to solve shared problems. Hillary Clinton, politician
  • classified

One of the critical issues that we have to confront is illegal immigration, because this is a multi-headed Hydra that affects our economy, our health care, our health care, our education systems, our national security, and also our local criminality. Allen West, politician
  • affects

And in terms of entitlement reforms, we have to save them from themselves, because if we don't reform social security and we don't reform Medicare, they're going to actually implode. Ben Quayle, politician
  • entitlement

Pictures get manipulated, pictures get dropped into accounts. We've asked an internet security firm and a law firm to take a hard look at this to come up with a conclusion about what happened and to make sure it doesn't happen again. Anthony Weiner, politician
  • accounts

We've got to see a state where the Afghan government can handle its own day-to-day security. Stephen Harper, politician
  • afghan

I will continue to believe that Israel's security is paramount. Barack Obama, president
  • believe

At the Grammys, you walk down the halls and everyone's got five security guards. You can't talk to anybody. You always feel out of place, like, 'Hey, the rednecks are in town!' Dave Haywood, musician
  • anybody

Hezbollah-controlled Lebanon now presides over the UN Security Council. This means, in effect, that a terror organization presides over the body entrusted with guaranteeing the world's security. You couldn't make this thing up. Benjamin Netanyahu, leader
  • body


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