Security Quotes

I would love to see a march on Washington that says 'Save our Social Security'.

Barbara Levy Boxer

The White House has embarked on a mission to convince the people of our country that Social Security is in dire need of drastic change in order to save it for all workers.

Barbara Levy Boxer

You can count on Social Security, and with every fiber of my being, I will make sure it is there not only for my generation, but for my children's generation and for my grandchild's generation.

Barbara Levy Boxer

The developed world should neither shelter nor militarily destabilize authoritarian regimesunless those regimes represent an imminent threat to the national security of other states. Developed states should instead work to create the conditions most favorable for a closed regimes safe passage through the least stable segment of the J curvehowever and whenever the slide toward instability comes. And developed states should minimize the risk these states pose the rest of the world as their transition toward modernity begins.

Ian Bremmer

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

Stephen R. Covey

Security and contentment can come only through interdependence of every man upon every other man.

Walter Russell

Security is the mother of danger and the grandmother of destruction.

Thomas Fuller

Security is the chief enemy of mortals.

William Shakespeare

There are one hundred men seeking security to one able man who is willing to risk his fortune.

Jean Paul Getty

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

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

Henry Ford

Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem to be more afraid of life than death

James F. Bymes

There is no security on this earth. Only opportunity.

Douglas MacArthur

You can't predict, you can prepare. Experience the power of making decisions based on security instead of worry, readiness instead of reluctance, abundance instead of lack.

Kathy Gates

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.

John Poindexter

Ineffective people live day after day with unused potential. They experience synergy only in small, peripheral ways in their lives. But creative experiences can be produced regularly, consistently, almost daily in people's lives. It requires enormous personal security and openness and a spirit of adventure.

Stephen R. Covey

Deficiency will result in shame and sorrow but caution and foresight will bring peace and security.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both.

Benjamin Franklin

I simply cannot see how denying chemotherapy treatment for Palestinian children increases Israel's security or advances U.S. national interests.

Lois Capps

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.

Senator John Kerry

Human rights education is much more than a lesson in schools or a theme for a day; it is a process to equip people with the tools they need to live lives of security and dignity. On this International Human Rights Day, let us continue to work together to develop and nurture in future generations a culture of human rights, to promote freedom, security and peace in all nations.

Kofi Annan

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.

Nena O'Neil

Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life. Security is an insipid thing, through the overtaking and possessing of a wish discovers the folly of the chase.

William Congreve

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
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