Quotes and Sayings about Safety



"Obedience is the mother of success and is wedded to safety."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Success, Mother, Obedience, Safety)

"Our insignificance is often the cause of our safety."
- Aesop
(Related: Cause, Safety)

"Let who will boast their courage in the field, I find but little safety from my shield, Nature's, not honour's law we must obey: This made me cast my useless shield away."
- Archilochus
(Related: Nature, Courage, Law, Safety, Will)

"I'll continue to work to ensure that safety and I am honored to have earned the endorsement of the men and women who provide public safety in our city."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Men, Women, Work, Public, Safety)

"It is because the people are citizens that they are with safety armed."
- Joel Barlow
(Related: People, Safety)

"We should have a system of licensing and registration, we should treat firearms the same way that automobiles are treated so that people have to pass a safety test."
- Michael D. Barnes
(Related: People, Automobiles, Safety)

"If you are a gun manufacturer, the product you make is not subject to safety regulation by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Toy guns are subject to safety regulation; water pistols are, but not real guns."
- Michael D. Barnes
(Related: Safety, Water)

"The fight for sanity in our gun safety laws is not by any means over. In many ways it's just beginning."
- Michael D. Barnes
(Related: Beginning, Fight, Laws, Safety, Sanity)

"I am the parent of teenagers, my daughters are 13 and 15, so the issue of Internet safety has been an important issue. I have been visiting middle schools to talk about some of the challenges that they face."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Daughters, Internet, Safety, Schools, Talk, Teenagers)

"When I lived in New York, not only did I have safety locks on the door but I had the music going, keeping the city at a distance, trying to find creative time and peace and so forth."
- Ann Beattie
(Related: Music, Peace, Time, Safety, Trying)

"And then the conditions of safety - or lack of safety - for teachers in public schools, and the disparity between public schools and private schools is shameful."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Public, Safety, Schools, Teachers)

"If there was no faith there would be no living in this world. We could not even eat hash with any safety."
- Josh Billings
(Related: Faith, Living, Safety, World)

"In my district, the budget scales back and eliminates several long-term shore protection projects important to the safety and economic security of Long Island."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Projects, Protection, Safety, Security)

"We will never have real safety and security for wage earners unless we provide for safety and security for the wage payers and wage savers."
- William J. H. Boetcker
(Related: Safety, Security, Wage, Will)

"America has survived and grown stronger through September 11th and subsequent wars with Afghanistan and Iraq and those who seek to do us harm. We have faced - and met - tremendous challenges ramping up a public health and safety system to protect Americans from future threats."
- Christopher Bond
(Related: Health, Afghanistan, America, Americans, Future, Harm, Iraq, Public, Safety)

"Law enforcement officers are never 'off duty.' They are dedicated public servants who are sworn to protect public safety at any time and place that the peace is threatened. They need all the help that they can get."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Peace, Time, Duty, Help, Law, Public, Safety)

"Delaware River Power Squadron is dedicated to boating safety through education and civic activities in several locations in Philadelphia while also serving the boating public throughout southern Pennsylvania, the Delaware River, and the Chesapeake Bay."
- Robert Brady
(Related: Education, Power, Public, Safety)

"We are not for disarming people. When you have an epidemic it's a public health issue, a safety issue."
- Sarah Brady
(Related: Health, People, Public, Safety)

"Were it not for the Clash, punk would have been just a sneer, a safety pin and a pair of bondage trousers."
- Billy Bragg
(Related: Punk, Safety)

"War is chaotic and when you start having a larger scale film and you have a lot of safety protocols and choreography, I would imagine it becomes more difficult."
- Adrien Brody
(Related: War, Film, Safety)

"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
(Related: First, Safety, Security)

"Not only should we be giving Amtrak the money it needs to continue to provide services; we should be providing security money to upgrade their tracks and improve safety and security measures in the entire rail system."
- Corrine Brown
(Related: Money, Giving, Needs, Safety, Security)

"States get to improve transportation infrastructure; that creates economic development, puts people back to work and, most important, enhances safety and improves local communities."
- Corrine Brown
(Related: Work, People, Development, Safety, states)

"This administration is cutting the programs that our Nation and its citizens need most, while dissolving the safety nets created to protect the elderly and less fortunate in this wealthy Nation."
- Corrine Brown
(Related: Elderly, Nation, Safety)

"Workers organized and fought for worker rights and food safety, Social Security and Medicare - they fought to change government. And they won."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: Change, Food, Government, Rights, Safety, Security, Workers)

"Of course the EU and member states must work to ensure that people moving from one country to another understand their obligations and their rights in areas like health, road safety and further education."
- John Bruton
(Related: Education, Work, Health, People, Country, Rights, Road, Safety, states)

"Since the German people, with unparalleled heroism, but also at the cost of fearful sacrifices, has waged war against half the world, it is our right and our duty to obtain safety and independence for ourselves at sea."
- Bernhard von Bulow
(Related: War, People, Duty, Independence, Heroism, Right, Safety, Sea, World)

"I think we too often make choices based on the safety of cynicism, and what we're lead to is a life not fully lived. Cynicism is fear, and it's worse than fear - it's active disengagement."
- Ken Burns
(Related: Life, Fear, Choices, Cynicism, Safety)

"Ronald has had bicycle safety and safety in the home. Yes, Ronald is McDonald's, second most recognised figure after Santa Claus, and there's an element of obviously benefiting your business."
- Jim Cantalupo
(Related: Business, Home, Safety, Santa claus)

"You know, there are people making a lot of money in this country who can actually afford their own health care. We are in a situation where we got a safety net in place in this country for people who frankly don't need one. We got to focus on making sure we got a safety net for those who actually need it."
- Eric Cantor
(Related: Health, Money, People, Care, Country, Focus, Safety)

"There is insufficient support for the police and safety and law enforcement, in general, in the city council."
- Steve Chabot
(Related: Law, Police, Safety, Support)

"American stuntmen are smart - they think about safety. When they do a jump in a car, they calculate everything: the speed, the distance... But in Hong Kong, we don't know how to count. Everything we do is a guess. If you've got the guts, you do it. All of my stuntmen have gotten hurt."
- Jackie Chan
(Related: Car, American, Hurt, Safety)

"Religion is of general and public concern, and on its support depend, in great measure, the peace and good order of government, the safety and happiness of the people."
- Samuel Chase
(Related: Happiness, Peace, Religion, Government, People, Concern, Measure, Order, Public, Safety, Support)

"I don't think that a mutual fund that invests exclusively in biotech start-ups or invests exclusively in companies in Thailand offers any great safety or diversification."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: Safety)

"The best argument for mutual funds is that they offer safety and diversification. But they don't necessarily offer safety and diversification."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: Argument, Safety)

"Mutual funds have historically offered safety and diversification. And they spare you the responsibility of picking individual stocks."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: Responsibility, Safety)

"The safety of the people shall be the highest law."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: People, Law, Safety)

"Mexico is only a memory of childhood safety."
- Sandra Cisneros
(Related: Childhood, Memory, Safety)

"There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice and the consequent loss of national self-respect and honor, beneath which are shielded and defended a people's safety and greatness."
- Eldridge Cleaver
(Related: People, Greatness, Calamity, Honor, Injustice, Loss, Nation, Safety, Self, Wrong)

"We remain very confident in the safety of U.S. beef."
- John Clifford
(Related: Safety)

"Where there are many counsellors there is safety."
- Edward Coke
(Related: Safety)

"Safety's just danger, out of place."
- Harry Connick, Jr.
(Related: Danger, Safety)

"All of the sports have a safety net, but boxing is the only sport that has none. So when the fighter is through, he is through. While he was fighting his management was very excited for him, but now that he is done, that management team is moving on."
- Gerry Cooney
(Related: Sports, Management, Boxing, Fighting, Now, Safety)

"Safety is something that happens between your ears, not something you hold in your hands."
- Jeff Cooper
(Related: Safety)

"Governors of both political parties face a stark choice between unpopular tax increases and drastic cuts in Medicaid, education, public safety and other essential services."
- Bill Delahunt
(Related: Education, Choice, Tax, Public, Safety, Tax increases)

"Our military should spare no expense to ensure the safety of our troops, particularly as they confront a hostile insurgency and roadside bombs throughout Iraq."
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Bombs, Iraq, Military, Safety, Troops)

"When we ask American men and women in uniform to fight for this country and to defend this country's interest and then to send them overseas, there is no question we have an obligation to protect them and provide for their safety."
- Byron Dorgan
(Related: Men, Women, American, Country, Fight, Interest, Obligation, Question, Safety)

"When you design it, think how you would feel if you had to fly it! Safety first!"
- Donald Wills Douglas
(Related: Design, Safety)

"I recognize the Republican party as the sheet anchor of the colored man's political hopes and the ark of his safety."
- Frederick Douglass
(Related: Man, Party, Republican, Safety)

"Put a bridle on thy tongue; set a guard before thy lips, lest the words of thine own mouth destroy thy peace... on much speaking cometh repentance, but in silence is safety."
- William Drummond
(Related: Peace, Repentance, Safety, Silence, Tongue, Words)

"Purring would seem to be, in her case, an automatic safety valve device for dealing with happiness overflow."
- Monica Edwards
(Related: Happiness, Safety)

"My capital budget maintains my commitment to the education of children, health of the Chesapeake Bay, and safety of all Maryland citizens. We will continue to focus on the five pillars of my Administration as we build today and look forward to the projects of the future."
- Robert. L. Ehrlich
(Related: Education, Health, Children, Commitment, Focus, Future, Projects, Safety, Today, Will)

"We have no more fundamental obligation in government than to ensure the safety of our citizens."
- Robert. L. Ehrlich
(Related: Government, Obligation, Safety)

"The purpose is clear. It is safety with solvency. The country is entitled to both."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Purpose, Country, Safety)

"There is always safety in valor."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Safety, Valor)

"In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Safety)

"I feel, as never before, how justly, from the dawn of history to the present time, men have paid the homage of their gratitude and admiration to the memory of those who nobly sacrifice their lives, that their fellow-men may live in safety and in honor."
- Edward Everett
(Related: History, Men, Time, Sacrifice, Gratitude, Admiration, Dawn, Honor, May, Memory, Present, Safety)

"Rogue internet pharmacies continue to pose a serious threat to the health and safety of Americans. Simply put, a few unethical physicians and pharmacists have become drug suppliers to a nation."
- Dianne Feinstein
(Related: Health, Americans, Internet, Nation, Physicians, Safety)

"These vessels are out of sight, out of mind. They are exempt from minimum-wage requirements, from Coast Guard inspections, OSHA regulations and other safety laws."
- Steve Finley
(Related: Laws, Mind, Safety, Sight)

"Our teachers are responsible for our children's welfare for the six or eight hours they are at school and we need to know without question that their safety will be paramount on the minds of teachers, faculty and volunteers."
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Related: Children, Question, Safety, School, Teachers, Welfare, Will)

"Internet safety begins at home and that is why my legislation would require the Federal Trade Commission to design and publish a unique website to serve as a clearinghouse and resource for parents, teachers and children for information on the dangers of surfing the Internet."
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Related: Design, Home, Children, Information, Internet, Legislation, Parents, Safety, Teachers, Trade)

"Well, I don't think I've ever consciously come up with tricks and tools to, kind of, hide. I do think I'm a bit more vigilant, in terms of safety issues and things. And sometimes it is kind of nice to try to hold onto your anonymity."
- Calista Flockhart
(Related: Safety, Tools)

"We know that the most fundamental responsibility of our Federal Government is to ensure the safety of its people and to protect and ensure our National security. And clearly port security has been left in limbo."
- Vito Fossella
(Related: Government, People, National security, Responsibility, Safety)

"They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Liberty, Safety)

"The American people must be willing to give up a degree of personal privacy in exchange for safety and security."
- Louis Freeh
(Related: People, American, Privacy, Safety, Security)

"When we talk about safety and security of the American people, politics falls aside pretty quickly."
- Bill Frist
(Related: Politics, People, American, Pretty, Safety, Security, Talk)

"We have played a critical role in meeting the new safety standards. The Canadian space industry contributed new tools that make the inspection of the space shuttle possible."
- Marc Garneau
(Related: Meeting, Safety, Space, Tools)

"New standards for safety are now in place and Canada has helped provide tools and techniques that were needed. Technologies like these are innovative and represent great achievements for us."
- Marc Garneau
(Related: Canada, Now, Safety, Tools)

"The English scene got more media attention with their emphasis on fashion, with the safety pins and all. There were some really good bands over there. The Sex Pistols were great."
- Greg Ginn
(Related: Sex, Attention, English, Fashion, Media, Safety)

"I am still feeling my calf strain, so I have been unable to train this week. I will again have to sit out the weekend action, but the lads are climbing ever higher to safety."
- David Ginola
(Related: Action, Feeling, Safety, Weekend, Will)

"Confidence, knowing for certain that the person making the call has your safety foremost in their mind. And knowing that the job you are about to take on is the right thing to do, that it makes sense."
- Paul Gleason
(Related: Confidence, Job, Mind, Right, Safety, Sense)

"It's very important to know that we packed it right because it is a safety issue for coming home."
- Linda M. Godwin
(Related: Home, Right, Safety)

"It is impossible to have a public trial if you can't guarantee the safety of witnesses, judges or defense counsel."
- Richard Goldstone
(Related: Defense, Judges, Public, Safety)

"Today 80 percent of all the oil that comes out of the Gulf is from 1,000 feet or more and today almost a third of it is more than 5,000 feet below the surface. What hasn't happened is the safety and the ability to respond to a negative event such as this blowout, has been far outrun by the technology of drilling itself. We need to close that gap."
- Bob Graham
(Related: Technology, Negative, Ability, Drilling, Feet, Oil, Safety, Today)

"France generates a significant part of its energy requirements from fission reactors and these have achieved a perfect safety record. We build ours all differently."
- Wilson Greatbatch
(Related: Energy, France, Safety)

"Well one of the times I did a stunt was in the devil's snare room and they lifted me up on a harness and a safety rope really, really high, and they just dropped me down into the devil's snare."
- Rupert Grint
(Related: Devil, Safety)

"Bernanke and company are trying to reflate the economy with almost stated objective of inflation at 2 percent and higher in order to provide some type of safety margin for a future recession. That's where they want to go."
- Bill Gross
(Related: Company, Economy, Future, Inflation, Order, Safety, Trying, Want)

"It costs so much to promote something these days that almost always safety is the preferred option, reference back to things which have been successful in the past. Also, people are simply not given the time to develop and find themselves and their audience as we were."
- Peter Hammill
(Related: Time, People, Successful, Past, Safety)

"Prejudice is a raft onto which the shipwrecked mind clambers and paddles to safety."
- Ben Hecht
(Related: Mind, Prejudice, Safety)

"The problem comes when you say that danger is part of the equation. Then you don't do any more work on safety. That shouldn't happen."
- Damon Hill
(Related: Work, Danger, Safety)

"These are they whose youth was violently severed by war and death; a word on the telephone, a scribbled line on paper, and their future ceased. They have built up their lives again, but their safety is not absolute, their fortress not impregnable."
- Winifred Holtby
(Related: War, Death, Future, Safety, Word, Youth)

"Your own safety is at stake when your neighbor's wall is ablaze."
- Horace
(Related: Safety)

"Despotism is the only form of government which may with safety to itself, neglect the education of its infant poor."
- Samuel Horsley
(Related: Education, Government, May, Neglect, Poor, Safety)

"Safety on our highways has improved significantly, with the help of the Legislature and the media."
- Jane D. Hull
(Related: Help, Media, Safety)

"Within minutes of the attack, your Department of Public Safety mobilized its Operations Center, headed by a national expert on weapons of mass destruction."
- Jane D. Hull
(Related: Destruction, Public, Safety, Weapons)

"The only place a new hat can be carried into with safety is a church, for there is plenty of room there."
- Leigh Hunt
(Related: Church, Safety)

"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
(Related: Men, War, Women, Afghanistan, Credit, Iraq, Safety, Security, Terrorism)

"We must seek to persuade member states and institutions that better regulation in Europe does not mean cutting health and safety in the workplace, nor does it mean dismantling social standards."
- John Hutton
(Related: Health, Europe, Safety, states)

"In the Atlantean period there were many energies being used and information and knowledge being used which were, for particular reasons of safety, withdrawn, shall we say, to prevent complete catastrophe, to prevent total destruction of your planet."
- David Icke
(Related: Knowledge, Being, Destruction, Information, Safety)

"The safety of the republic being the supreme law, and Texas having offered us the key to the safety of our country from all foreign intrigues and diplomacy, I say accept the key... and bolt the door at once."
- Andrew Jackson
(Related: Being, Country, Diplomacy, Key, Law, Safety)

"It's often difficult to slough off all that we've acquired, all the comforts and safety nets modern life provides for us, and realize that in those days, people were living very much on the edge - life was incredibly hard!"
- Derek Jacobi
(Related: Life, People, Living, Safety)

"Historically, musicians know what it is like to be outside the norm - walking the high wire without a safety net. Our experience is not so different from those who march to the beat of different drummers."
- Billy Joel
(Related: Experience, March, Musicians, Safety, Walking)

"We're going to do everything possible to make sure that food safety is always paramount, and that we work with the industry as aggressively as we can to make sure that we're paying attention to the food-safety issues."
- Mike Johanns
(Related: Food, Work, Attention, Safety)

"Food safety involves everybody in the food chain."
- Mike Johanns
(Related: Food, Safety)

"When I hear the word culture - I release the safety-catch of my Browning."
- Hanns Johst
(Related: Culture, Safety, Word)

"We must respect the past, and mistrust the present, if we wish to provide for the safety of the future."
- Joseph Joubert
(Related: Future, Mistrust, Past, Present, Respect, Safety)

"Deterrence itself is not a preeminent value; the primary values are safety and morality."
- Herman Kahn
(Related: Morality, Values, Safety)

"I rise today in strong support of the Children's Safety and Violent Crime Reduction Act, because it is a commonsense way to protect our schoolchildren from pedophiles."
- Ric Keller
(Related: Act, Children, Crime, Safety, Support, Today)

"The United States armed forces and coalition troops deserve recognition and support for their work to remove Saddam Hussein from power, and ensure the safety and security of the American people, civilians abroad, and the people of Iraq."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: Work, Power, People, American, Iraq, Safety, Security, states, Support, Troops, United)

"On the screen I saw tanks rolling through dusty streets, and fallen buildings, and forests of unfamiliar trees into which East Pakistani refugees had fled, seeking safety over the Indian border."
- Jhumpa Lahiri
(Related: Safety, Trees)

"I don't believe in life after death. But I do believe in some grinding destiny that watches over us on earth. If I didn't, the safety valve would give and the boiler would explode."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Life, Death, Destiny, Earth, Safety)

"One of the most important accomplishments of the Caucus is raising awareness with law enforcement and communities nationwide on the issues of child safety and Internet safety."
- Nick Lampson
(Related: Accomplishments, Awareness, Internet, Law, Safety)

"OSHA had come in and looked at the channel 5 studios and it sort of had something to do with wrestling, but they found that there were some safety concerns that had to be addressed."
- Jerry Lawler
(Related: Safety, Wrestling)

"Firefighters are essential to the safety and security of our local communities. We owe it to these men and women to provide them with better training and equipment so they can do their jobs more effectively and safely."
- Carl Levin
(Related: Men, Women, Jobs, Safety, Security, Training)

"Our safety at home and the cause of freedom abroad is largely contingent upon our success in Iraq."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Home, Success, Cause, Freedom, Iraq, Safety)

"We have all read tragic stories in our local papers about gun accidents as a result of misuse. As lawmakers we can better promote safety and responsibility by encouraging gun owners to purchase gun safes to store firearms and keep them from falling into the wrong hands."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Encouraging, Accidents, Responsibility, Result, Safety, Wrong)

"Every day, first responders put their own lives on the line to ensure our safety. The least we can do is make sure they have the tools to protect and serve their communities."
- Joe Lieberman
(Related: Day, First, Safety, Tools)

"Communities and neighborhoods are affected. Idling trains, traffic backups, grade crossing accidents and other safety issues all affect the quality of life in our neighborhoods."
- Bill Lipinski
(Related: Life, Quality, Accidents, Safety)

"There might be 1 finger on the trigger, but there will be 15 fingers on the safety catch."
- Harold MacMillan
(Related: Safety, Will)

"I've been chased. I've been pushed. I've been screamed at. I've been verbally abused. I've been afraid for my safety. But I did it all in the name of entertainment."
- Howie Mandel
(Related: Entertainment, Name, Safety)

"What is most important for Europe is economic growth and jobs, security at home and safety in the world."
- Peter Mandelson
(Related: Home, Growth, Europe, Jobs, Safety, Security, World)

"Education is our only political safety. Outside of this ark all is deluge."
- Horace Mann
(Related: Education, Safety)

"Scientists at MIT and engineering schools all across America say that they could improve the fuel economy standards for the existing set of vehicles by 10 miles per gallon using existing technology, without compromising safety or comfort at all."
- Ed Markey
(Related: Technology, America, Comfort, Economy, Engineering, Safety, Schools, Scientists)

"Last year in a historic move, the state of New York passed the very first cigarette fire safety standard."
- Ed Markey
(Related: Fire, First, Safety, State)

"Through danger safety comes - through trouble rest."
- John Marston
(Related: Danger, Rest, Safety, Trouble)

"Every society, all government, and every kind of civil compact therefore, is or ought to be, calculated for the general good and safety of the community."
- George Mason
(Related: Government, Society, Community, Safety)

"The only reason of the institution of civil government; and the only rational ground of submission to it, is the common safety and utility."
- Jonathan Mayhew
(Related: Government, Reason, Safety)

"If we know there is enough money in there for nine or ten months, we won't worry too much. They can come back and get more-not all they want, but a large piece of it. So you always have the supplemental as a safety valve."
- John William McCormack
(Related: Money, Months, Safety, Want, Worry)

"The issues that matter to me are the social safety nets for people, health care, middle-class concerns. We need to take care of the middle class and the poor in our country."
- Tim McGraw
(Related: Health, People, Care, Class, Country, Middle class, Poor, Safety)

"This election is a critical step in that overall plan - transforming the Iraqi government into a fully constitutional one, able to secure its own borders and ensure the safety of its citizens."
- John M. McHugh
(Related: Government, Safety)

"Let's stop pretending we can arrest our way to safety and security. Despite all the fine work that policemen and women do, we have got to find other solutions to deter crime."
- Carrie P. Meek
(Related: Women, Work, Crime, Safety, Security)

"Whatever the immediate gains and losses, the dangers to our safety arising from political suppression are always greater than the dangers to the safety resulting from political freedom. Suppression is always foolish. Freedom is always wise."
- Alexander Meiklejohn
(Related: Freedom, Safety)

"The one permanent emotion of the inferior man is fear - fear of the unknown, the complex, the inexplicable. What he wants above everything else is safety."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Fear, Emotion, Inexplicable, Man, Safety)

"The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Politics)

"When we stand up for America, we stand up for what America stands for, which is a safety net for our seniors and really helping our families be able to help themselves."
- Barbara Mikulski
(Related: America, Help, Safety)

"Women would be disproportionately affected by the privatization of social security. It is one of the most important safety nets for American women in old age, or in times of disability, to insure financial income for their families."
- Barbara Mikulski
(Related: Women, Age, Financial, American, Disability, Income, Old, Safety, Security)

"A man who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself."
- John Stuart Mill
(Related: Men, Being, Chance, Fight, Man, Nothing, Safety)

"The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself."
- John Stuart Mill
(Related: Men, Being, Chance, Fight, Nothing, Safety)

"The Southern character is opposed to haste. Safety is of more worth than speed, and there is no hurry."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Character, Haste, Safety, Worth)

"The best car safety device is a rear-view mirror with a cop in it."
- Dudley Moore
(Related: Car, Safety)

"Healthcare providers will compete to offer the best record of patient safety at the lowest prices. Hospitals and patients will benefit from having accurate information about areas of excellence and areas that must be improved."
- Timothy Murphy
(Related: Excellence, Healthcare, Hospitals, Information, Safety, Will)

"For people who have for been putting their hard-earned money into the system for years, the president's idea would replace their safety net with a risky gamble with no assurance of a stable return of investment."
- Grace Napolitano
(Related: Money, People, Idea, Investment, President, Safety, Years)

"Because of my own experience with market fluctuation, I recognize the great risks one takes on investments. This converts the Social Security safety net into a risky proposition many cannot afford to take."
- Grace Napolitano
(Related: Experience, Safety, Security)

"Well, you know, I think in conversations with members of the Senate and others, they all recognize that the issue of immigration is important. It's important to our nation, it's important to our public safety, it's important to our security, it's important to our economic well-being moving forward. And it's not something that's going to go away."
- Janet Napolitano
(Related: Nation, Public, Safety, Security, Senate)

"More broadly, we are going to have to examine the safety net programs to make sure they are poised to catch the families before they fall even more, especially in the areas of unemployment benefits, child care assistance, and foster care."
- Richard Neal
(Related: Benefits, Care, Safety, Unemployment)

"Value will always be on top of everyone's lists now, right along with safety."
- David Neeleman
(Related: Now, Right, Safety, Value, Will)

"The security of our nation depends on the men and women who are willing to sacrifice their safety, and possibly their lives, to protect the freedoms the rest of us enjoy."
- Ben Nelson
(Related: Men, Women, Sacrifice, Nation, Rest, Safety, Security)

"I could not tread these perilous paths in safety, if I did not keep a saving sense of humor."
- Horatio Nelson
(Related: Humor, Safety, Sense)

"The arts can play a vital role in revitalizing neighborhoods, using and improving vacant space, bringing new jobs and new sense of opportunity, and improving public safety by generating more foot traffic and more eyes on the street."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Opportunity, Eyes, Jobs, Play, Public, Safety, Sense, Space)

"The 21st Century has begun as an era of uncertainty, with a heightened focus on security and public safety."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Focus, Public, Safety, Security, Uncertainty)

"I think what my parents did was perfect. They were strict, concerned about my safety and held me back just a little."
- Dan O'Brien
(Related: Parents, Safety)

"In days when the public safety is imminently threatened, and the fate of a nation may hang upon a single act, we owe frank speech, above all other men, to him who is highest in authority. I shall speak to you as man to man."
- Robert Dale Owen
(Related: Men, Act, Authority, Fate, Man, May, Nation, Public, Safety, Speech)

"Property that endangers the safety of a nation should not be suffered to remain in the hands of its citizens."
- Robert Dale Owen
(Related: Nation, Property, Safety)

"I'm active in PAX, which is a gun awareness organization. We treat gun safety as a public health issue."
- Mandy Patinkin
(Related: Health, Awareness, Public, Safety)

"Anyone who thinks there's safety in numbers hasn't looked at the stock market pages."
- Irene Peter
(Related: Numbers, Safety)

"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
(Related: People, Balance, Privacy, Safety, Security)

"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
(Related: Work, Partnership, Privacy, Public, Safety, Security, Want)

"Courage is what preserves our liberty, safety, life, and our homes and parents, our country and children. Courage comprises all things."
- Plautus
(Related: Life, Courage, Children, Country, Liberty, Parents, Safety)

"Without individuals feeling safe and having an environment of safety, they then have reluctance of taking part in the city of being active. They wind up wanting to leave the city. That's more detrimental."
- Dick Powell
(Related: Being, Environment, Feeling, Safety, Wind)

"So I went to George and told him I had the opportunity to become the figurehead of a government safety campaign, and he agreed to give me the week off and reschedule shooting!"
- David Prowse
(Related: Government, Opportunity, Safety)

"In my home State of Minnesota, I have seen firsthand the importance of Byrne grants to local police in reducing crime and drugs and improving public safety."
- Jim Ramstad
(Related: Home, Crime, Drugs, Importance, Police, Public, Safety, State)

"If nuclear power plants are safe, let the commerical insurance industry insure them. Until these most expert judges of risk are willing to gamble with their money, I'm not willing to gamble with the health and safety of my family."
- Donna Reed
(Related: Family, Health, Power, Money, Judges, Plants, Risk, Safety)

"For a lot of kids, the Boys and Girls Club is really a sanctuary, an oasis of sanity and safety for them because their home life is so tragic. Some of these kids have only one parent, and that one is addicted to drugs."
- Judge Reinhold
(Related: Home, Life, Boys, Drugs, Girls, Kids, Safety, Sanity)

"At the end of the day, the goals are simple: safety and security."
- Jodi Rell
(Related: Goals, Day, End, Safety, Security)

"I don't think anybody can take the word of Saddam Hussein and his regime, and certainly an American president and allies who are obligated to worry about the safety and security of our countries, cannot take the word of this dictator, who lies, pathologically lies."
- Condoleezza Rice
(Related: American, Countries, Lies, President, Safety, Security, Word, Worry)

"Emphasis was usually put on the horizontal acceleration factor, for the simple reason that ordinary structures have a built-in safety factor for the vertical component; that is, gravity."
- Charles Francis Richter
(Related: Gravity, Reason, Safety)

"After the Challenger accident, NASA put in a lot of time to improve the safety of the space shuttle to fix the things that had gone wrong."
- Sally Ride
(Related: Time, Accident, Safety, Space, Wrong)

"It's the safety valve of middle life, and the solace of age."
- Mary Roberts Rinehart
(Related: Age, Life, Safety)

"Allowing the U.N. into Iraq will demonstrate to the Iraqis that the international community as a whole is committed to bringing stability and safety to their country."
- Jay Rockefeller
(Related: Community, Country, Iraq, Safety, Stability, Will)

"The things that will destroy America are prosperity-at-any-price, peace-at-any-price, safety-first instead of duty-first, the love of soft living, and the get-rich-quick theory of life."
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Related: Life, Love, Peace, America, Duty, Living, Prosperity, Safety, Theory, Will)

"It is easy to give advice from a port of safety."
- Friedrich Schiller
(Related: Advice, Safety)

"Government's first duty and highest obligation is public safety."
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
(Related: Government, Duty, First, Obligation, Public, Safety)

"I do not mean that you could continue to do this with propriety or even with safety; I merely assert that the power is, in point of fact, in your hands. And for such a power, what a responsibility to God and man!"
- Jay Alan Sekulow
(Related: Power, God, Fact, Responsibility, Safety)

"We are not going to damage our safety and our security. We're not going to give those extremists the privilege to come so freely to Israel in order to carry out more attacks against us and kill us one day after another."
- Silvan Shalom
(Related: Day, Israel, Order, Privilege, Safety, Security)

"It's a very sobering feeling to be up in space and realize that one's safety factor was determined by the lowest bidder on a government contract."
- Alan Shepard
(Related: Government, Feeling, Safety, Space)

"It is imperative for the health and safety of millions of workers that we ensure that breathing systems needed for protection are widely available, convenient and economical."
- Bill Shuster
(Related: Health, Protection, Safety, Workers)

"We shall listen, not lecture; learn, not threaten. We will enhance our safety by earning the respect of others and showing respect for them. In short, our foreign policy will rest on the traditional American values of restraint and empathy, not on military might."
- Theodore C. Sorensen
(Related: Policy, Values, American, Empathy, Foreign policy, Military, Respect, Rest, Restraint, Safety, Will)

"President Bush is endangering our safety, hurting our vital interests, and undermining American values."
- George Soros
(Related: Values, American, President, Safety)

"Strong advocacy for education, health care and worker safety will be indispensable if they are to get their fair share of President Bush's austere budget for the next fiscal year."
- Arlen Spector
(Related: Health, Education, Care, President, Safety, Will)

"The principles upon which a safety lamp might be constructed I stated to several persons long before Sir Humphrey Davy came into this part of the country."
- George Stephenson
(Related: Country, Principles, Safety)

"We travel together, passengers on a little spaceship, dependent on it's vulnerable reserves of air and soil, all committed, for our safety, to it's security and peace. Preserved from annihilation only by the care, the work and the love we give our fragile craft."
- Adlai E. Stevenson
(Related: Love, Travel, Work, Peace, Care, Safety, Security)

"There has been a huge advance in technology, which has improved the safety of the cars incredibly, but there are still some heavy crash impacts and in certain circumstances there is still the chance of fire today."
- Jackie Stewart
(Related: Technology, Chance, Circumstances, Fire, Safety, Today)

"It takes leadership to improve safety. And I started off the movement in my time, but the person who has done more over the past 20 to 30 years and who has led it is Professor Sid Watkins."
- Jackie Stewart
(Related: Leadership, Time, Past, Safety, Years)

"Companies need to understand that the quicker they report product safety problems to CPSC, the quicker we can take action together and protect consumers from injuries."
- Hal Stratton
(Related: Action, Problems, Safety)

"One is not exposed to danger who, even when in safety is always on their guard."
- Publilius Syrus
(Related: Danger, Safety)

"The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise."
- Tacitus
(Related: Desire, Safety)

"If this humor be the safety of our race, then it is due largely to the infusion into the American people of the Irish brain."
- William Howard Taft
(Related: Humor, People, American, Irish, Race, Safety)

"Fear is the foundation of safety."
- Tertullian
(Related: Fear, Safety)

"It is to the middle-class we must look for the safety of England."
- William Makepeace Thackeray
(Related: England, Safety)

"There is no safety in numbers, or in anything else."
- James Thurber
(Related: Numbers, Safety)

"CBS started to confiscate our packages and mail as a safety procedure. A lot of packages that people send for the holidays and to our kids we can't open. A lot of times they are from overseas. It's very upsetting at times."
- Hunter Tylo
(Related: People, Holidays, Kids, Mail, Open, Safety)

"In a previous life I wrote the software that controlled my physics experiments. That software had to deal with all kinds of possible failures in equipment. That is probably where I learned to rely on multiple safety nets inside and around my systems."
- Wietse Venema
(Related: Life, Physics, Safety, Software)

"Coming back to the topic of computer security, the TCP Wrapper is an example of such a safety net. I wrote it when my systems were under attack by someone who appeared to walk through walls."
- Wietse Venema
(Related: Computer, Example, Safety, Security)

"The demand for beef in Canada remains strong because I think people in America, in North America, know that we have a very strong food safety system and that our food is safe to eat."
- Ann Veneman
(Related: Food, People, America, Canada, Safety)

"I think it's important that, as a matter of course, the brain and spinal column were removed from this cow, and that would be the material that would cause concern in terms of human health. And therefore we're confident in the safety of the food supply."
- Ann Veneman
(Related: Food, Health, Cause, Concern, Safety)

"Where do you find the strength to brave a barrage of enemy fire and to bring your wounded friends to safety at great risk to your own life? Conviction."
- Guy Verhofstadt
(Related: Life, Strength, Conviction, Enemy, Fire, Friends, Risk, Safety)

"Now our job, our duty, our responsibility to ensure the safety and security of our citizens cannot be complete unless we guarantee health care security for our citizens."
- Thomas Vilsack
(Related: Health, Care, Duty, Job, Now, Responsibility, Safety, Security)

"The only safety for the conquered is to expect no safety."
- Virgil
(Related: Safety)

"Confidence cannot find a place wherein to rest in safety."
- Virgil
(Related: Confidence, Rest, Safety)

"The newer homes did not sustain as much damage because they were built to better safety codes; they were better designed, higher wind loads for the roof. All of those facets made those homes sustain the storm a whole lot better."
- Ginny B. Waite
(Related: Safety, Wind)

"Don't play for safety - it's the most dangerous thing in the world."
- Hugh Walpole
(Related: Play, Safety, World)

"It has from the beginning been carried on with as much vigor and as great care of our trade as was consistent with our safety at home and with the circumstances we were in at the beginning of the war."
- Robert Walpole
(Related: Home, War, Beginning, Care, Circumstances, Safety, Trade)

"Medicaid is a vital safety net for New York's poor and vulnerable, young and old alike."
- James T. Walsh
(Related: Old, Poor, Safety)

"Looking long term, a stronger, wealthier, and more stable Central America next door benefits the United States' own safety, security, and economy."
- James T. Walsh
(Related: America, Benefits, Economy, Safety, Security, states, United)

"The Children's Safety Act will help protect children from the perpetrators of these vile crimes by strengthening notification requirements for sex offenders and increasing criminal penalties."
- James T. Walsh
(Related: Sex, Act, Children, Help, Safety, Will)

"In this post 9-11 world we live in, it is critical we take steps to improve the safety and security of the Trucking Industry which has proven to be our most mobile and flexible mode of transporting goods."
- Zack Wamp
(Related: Post, Safety, Security, World)

"Illegal immigration is not just a matter of interest in states along our border with Mexico. It is having an effect on local economies, schools, health care delivery, and public safety all across the country."
- Roger Wicker
(Related: Health, Care, Country, Effect, Interest, Public, Safety, Schools, states)

"If I could only remember that the days were, not bricks to be laid row on row, to be built into a solid house, where one might dwell in safety and peace, but only food for the fires of the heart."
- Edmund Wilson
(Related: Food, Peace, Heart, Safety)

"Well the first order of government is to preserve the public order and safety."
- Bob Wise
(Related: Government, First, Order, Public, Safety)

"I have lately returned from Harpers Ferry, to which place I was suddenly called, on the 17th instant, by causes the most disturbing and destructive to the peace and safety of this State."
- Henry A. Wise
(Related: Peace, Causes, Safety, State)

"The maid that loves goes out to sea upon a shattered plank, and puts her trust in miracles for safety."
- Edward Young
(Related: Trust, Miracles, Safety, Sea)