He who is firmly seated in authority soon learns to think security, and not progress, the highest lesson of statecraft.
True individual freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence. People who are hungry and out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships are made.
In a world in which the total of human knowledge is doubling about every ten years, our security can rest only on our ability to learn
Most men love money and security more, and creation and construction less, as they get older
The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities.
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.
They want the federal government controlling Social Security like it's some kind of federal program
If we do not rise to the challenge of our unique capacity to shape our lives, to seek the kinds of growth that we find individually fulfilling, then we can have no security: we will live in a world of sham, in which our selves are determined by the will of others, in which we will be constantly buffeted and increasingly isolated by the changes round us.
We can no longer allow America’s dependence on foreign oil to compromise our energy security. Instead, we must invest in inventing new ways to power our cars and our economy. I’ll put my faith in American science and ingenuity any day before I depend on Saudi Arabia.
The history of post-independence Sri Lanka, from a Sri Lankan Tamil perspective, is a history of lost privileges, intensifying discrimination, failure of democratic institutions to protect their rights and finally,coercion by an overwhelmingly Sinhalese security establishment.
Privacy and security are those things you give up when you show the world what makes you extraordinary.
I really believe that we don't have to make a trade-off between security and privacy. I think technology gives us the ability to have both.
The most intense conflicts, if overcome, leave behind a sense of security and calm that is not easily disturbed. It is just these intense conflicts and their conflagration which are needed to produce valuable and lasting results.
There is no security on this earth; there is only opportunity.
It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
The search for static security - in the law and elsewhere - is misguided. The fact is security can only be achieved through constant change, adapting old ideas that have outlived their usefulness to current facts
We continue to have nuclear weapons relied on as a weapon of choice. If that policy were to continue, we continue to have countries who are in a security bind, if you like, or perceive themselves to be in security bind to look for acquisition of nuclear weapons
You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift. You cannot help small men by tearing down big men. You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong. You cannot lift the wage-earner by pulling down the wage-payer. You cannot help the poor man by destroying the rich. You cannot keep out of trouble by spending more than your income. You cannot further the brotherhood of man by inciting class hatred. You cannot establish security on borrowed money. You cannot build character and courage by taking away men's initiative and independence. You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.
Security is like virginity: you are either a virgin or you are not. You either have security or you do not.
Lasting peace and security in Iraq and Afghanistan will be achieved when we establish the conditions for democratic, economically viable nations.
There can be no peace if our security depends on the will and whims of a ruthless and aggressive dictator. I'm not willing to stake one American life on trusting Saddam Hussein.
The guidance recognizes that race and ethnicity may properly play a role in terrorist identification and suppression, but only under narrow circumstances permitted by our nation's laws and the Constitution of the United States, ... The policy guidance emphasizes that even in the national security context, reliance on mere generalized racial or ethnic stereotypes remains forbidden.
There is one safeguard known generally to the wise, which is an advantage and security to all, but especially to democracies as against despots - suspicion.
When you inhabit any of these three roles, youre reacting to fear of victimhood, loss of control, or loss of purpose. Youre always looking outside yourself, to the people and circumstances of life, for a sense of safety, security, and sanity.
President George W. Bush is the first American president to call openly for two-states, Israel and Palestine, living side by side in peace and security.