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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Security:

Boredom flourishes too, when you feel safe. It's a symptom of security.
~ Eugene Ionesco.

I believe... that security declines as security machinery expands.
~ E.B. White.

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.

I used to think that one of the great signs of security was the ability to just walk away.
~ Jack Nicholson.

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.

Most people want security in this world, not liberty.
~ H.L. Mencken, Minority Report, 1956.

Our only security is our ability to change.
~ John Lilly.

Prayer is not a way of making use of God; prayer is a way of offering ourselves to God in order that He should be able to make use of us. It may be that one of our great faults in prayer is that we talk too much and listen too little. When prayer is at its highest we wait in silence for God's voice to us; we linger in His presence for His peace and His power to flow over us and around us; we lean back in His everlasting arms and feel the serenity of perfect security in Him.
~ William Barclay.

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.

Radio football is football reduced to its lowest common denominator. Shorn of the game's aesthetic pleasures, or the comfort of a crowd that feels the same way as you, or the sense of security that you get when you see that your defenders and goalkeeper are more or less where they should be, all that is left is naked fear.
~ Nick Hornby, Fever Pitch, 1992.

The lack of emotional security of our American young people is due, I believe, to their isolation from the larger family unit. No two people - no mere father and mother - as I have often said, are enough to provide emotional security for a child. He needs to feel himself one in a world of kinfolk, persons of variety in age and temperament, and yet allied to himself by an indissoluble bond which he cannot break if he could, for nature has welded him into it before he was born.
~ Pearl S. Buck.

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 plague of mankind is the fear and rejection of diversity: monotheism, monarchy, monogamy and, in our age, monomedicine. The belief that there is only one right way to live, only one right way to regulate religious, political, sexual, medical affairs is the root cause of the greatest threat to man: members of his own species, bent on ensuring his salvation, security, and sanity.
~ Thomas Szasz.

Today's real borders are not between nations, but between powerful and powerless, free and fettered, privileged and humiliated. Today, no walls can separate humanitarian or human rights crises in one part of the world from national security crises in another.
~ Kofi Annan.

We spend our time searching for security and hate it when we get it.
~ John Steinbeck, America and Americans.

What a sense of security in an old book which time has criticized for us!
~ James Russell Lowell.

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