Quotes and Sayings about Security



"I can certainly put myself in Israel's shoes. They are humans just like we are. They want peace and security inside their borders."
- Mahmoud Abbas
(Related: Peace, Israel, Security, Want)

"Certainly our goal is to leave Iraq, but we can't leave Iraq with our forces until we know that the Iraqi security forces are capable and efficient enough to defend the sovereignty of the nation."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Goal, Iraq, Nation, Security)

"We'll try to include Iraqi officers in our staffs. We will do everything we can to empower Iraqi security forces to stand up on their own and operate where they can alone."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Security, Will)

"But clearly the fact that we've gone from zero Iraqi security forces on duty in May to up to 200,000 today is an enormous accomplishment, but it's not enough."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Accomplishment, Duty, Fact, May, Security, Today)

"But the key shift in focus will be from counter-insurgency operations to more and more cooperation with Iraqi security forces and to building Iraqi security capacity."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Building, Cooperation, Focus, Key, Security, Will)

"But the truth of the matter is that there is there is an opportunity for them to participate in the economic and political future of the country and certainly in the security life of the country."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Life, Truth, Opportunity, Country, Future, Security)

"The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities."
- John Acton
(Related: Country, Security)

"I'm always described as 'cocksure' or 'with a swagger,' and that bears no resemblance to who I feel like inside. I feel plagued by insecurity."
- Ben Affleck
(Related: Insecurity)

"A more effective international disease surveillance system is essential for global security both against a bioterrorist attack or a naturally occurring disease."
- Daniel Akaka
(Related: Disease, Security)

"Israel ranks her priorities in the following way: security, land, and water."
- Bashar al-Assad
(Related: Israel, Land, Priorities, Security, Water)

"Iraq is a long way from the U.S., but what happens there matters a great deal here. For the risks that the leaders of a rogue state will use nuclear, chemical or biological weapons against us or our allies is the greatest security threat we face."
- Madeleine Albright
(Related: Iraq, Leaders, Security, State, Weapons, Will)

"I will also continue to fight to provide better economic security for victims of domestic violence."
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Related: Fight, Security, Victims, Violence, Will)

"From the employees' standpoint, in 1935, Social Security was a big gamble. Employees would be required to participate in the program, contributing a percentage of their income for their entire adult working life."
- Wayne Allard
(Related: Life, Employees, Income, Security)

"In some ways, with the security challenges this country has faced, we have had to put in rules and regulations for business to be able to sustain their growth and create jobs."
- Wayne Allard
(Related: Business, Growth, Country, Jobs, Rules, Security)

"We are so appreciative of the men and women in uniform who are protecting us, whether in Afghanistan or Iraq or on ships around the world. For our security, they are taking the offensive to the terrorists overseas."
- George Allen
(Related: Men, Women, Afghanistan, Iraq, Security, Ships, World)

"The Reagan Administration, generally regarded as having conducted the most successful Transition of modern times, had managed during the election campaign to build bridges to the Democrats in some areas, notably foreign and national security policy."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Policy, Successful, Democrats, National security)

"The national security state has many unfair and cruel weapons in its arsenal, but that of junk science is one which can be fought and perhaps defeated."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: Science, National security, State, Weapons)

"Iraq has a new opportunity to comply with all these relevant resolutions of the Security Council."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Opportunity, Iraq, 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
(Related: Earth, Independence, Living, Security, Sense)

"U.S. assistance provides the Jordanian government needed flexibility to pursue policies that are of critical importance to U.S. national security and to foreign policy objectives in the Middle East."
- Richard Armitage
(Related: Government, Policy, Flexibility, Foreign policy, Importance, National security, Objectives)

"I want ordinary people to enjoy a decent standard of living, with ever increasing security, comfort and joy."
- Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
(Related: People, Comfort, Joy, Living, Security, Want)

"We have to think outside the box, inside the Constitution, find ways to do things that will elevate our security, reduce the risk of the incidence of terrorist attack."
- John Ashcroft
(Related: Constitution, Risk, Security, Will)

"The FBI has long been a part of the security for the nation's banks because bank robberies have been a priority."
- John Ashcroft
(Related: Banks, Nation, Security)

"It was called the Reclaim Guide. It was just a general protest guide that went over security culture and stuff like that. A small portion of that guide dealt with explosives information."
- Sherman Austin
(Related: Culture, Information, Protest, Security)

"In fact, even the perception of a resurgence in crime can be enough to paralyze business momentum and destroy the sense of security that a vibrant and progressive city requires."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Business, Perception, Crime, Fact, Security, Sense)

"Now, China, India have set goals. We're going to be able to review what they're doing. We're going to be able to challenge them if they don't meet those goals. We're going to pursue this anyway, because the President understands that our future lies with a clean energy economy. We've doubled renewables this year. There are millions of jobs to be had there, more energy security, so we're going to pursue this."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Goals, Challenge, Economy, Energy, Future, Jobs, Lies, Now, President, Security)

"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
(Related: Legal, Iraq, Security)

"None of the modes by which a magistrate is appointed, popular election, the accident of the lot, or the accident of birth, affords, as far as we can perceive, much security for his being wiser than any of his neighbours."
- Thomas Babington
(Related: Accident, Being, Popular, Security)

"In fact, allowing immigrants to have licenses actually improves homeland security by allowing our government to track who is in our borders."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Government, Fact, Security)

"To help U.S. workers, farmers and businesses, and America's long-term economic security, Congress should take decisive action to bring about fair trade with China, instead of squandering this opportunity on a weak Republican bill."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Opportunity, Action, America, Congress, Help, Republican, Security, Trade, Workers)

"People want security in this insecure world."
- David Bailey
(Related: People, Security, Want, World)

"We need to keep investing in economic and homeland security. We need to bank on the right kind of economic development. We need to embrace opportunities, but with the right kind of safeguards."
- John Baldacci
(Related: Development, Right, Security)

"Our constitutional liberties shall not be sacrificed in our search for greater security, for that is what our enemies and all enemies of freedom and democracy hope to achieve."
- Tammy Baldwin
(Related: Hope, Democracy, Enemies, Freedom, Security)

"Scare answers to scare, and force begets force, until at length it comes to be seen that we are racing one against another after a phantom security which continually vanishes as we approach."
- Henry Campbell Bannerman
(Related: Answers, Force, Racing, Security)

"But, gentlemen, can any of us say that as a result of such overwhelming sacrifices of money, of men, of ideals, and of civil dignity the sense of security has indeed been attained?"
- Henry Campbell Bannerman
(Related: Men, Money, Dignity, Gentlemen, Ideals, Result, Security, Sense)

"The information encoded in your DNA determines your unique biological characteristics, such as sex, eye color, age and Social Security number."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Age, Sex, Eye, Information, Security)

"Since 1998, the Administration has begun to upgrade counterintelligence and security at U.S. weapons labs."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: Security, Weapons)

"The committee discloses that even after the U.S. government learned of the diversion of U.S. designs for nuclear warheads in late 1995, the Clinton Administration failed to take steps immediately to improve security."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: Government, Committee, Security)

"Why did the Clinton Administration wait from 1995 to 1998 to tighten security and bolster counterintelligence at U.S. weapons labs?"
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: Security, Weapons)

"Privatizing Social Security will take dollars out of young folks' pockets."
- Max Baucus
(Related: Security, Will)

"The Social Security trust fund is in pretty good shape today and we should not embark upon risky, dangerous schemes which will, in fact, undermine Social Security, such as privatization."
- Max Baucus
(Related: Trust, Fact, Pretty, Security, Today, Will)

"Social security, bank account, and credit card numbers aren't just data. In the wrong hands they can wipe out someone's life savings, wreck their credit and cause financial ruin."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Life, Financial, Bank account, Cause, Credit, Numbers, Ruin, Security, Wrong)

"The IRS is currently considering a rule that would make it easier for tax preparers to disclose the private information contained in tax returns - including name, address, Social Security number, employer, income, and charitable donations."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Tax, Income, Information, Name, Security)

"Even the best data security systems can't protect private taxpayer information from entrepreneurial foreign businesses than can make huge profits selling U.S. taxpayer information."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Selling, Information, Security)

"You need education. You need subsistence protection. We need jobs and social security. These are preconditions under which it will perhaps be possible to deal with these complex circumstances."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Education, Circumstances, Jobs, Protection, Security, Will)

"At the World Cup and even now at the Confederations Cup, our security provisions will ensure the greatest level of protection possible for all those participating - both inside and outside the stadiums."
- Franz Beckenbauer
(Related: Now, Protection, Security, Will, World)

"The precondition to freedom is security."
- Rand Beers
(Related: Freedom, Security)

"I didn't spend a lot of time on national security the American people will be glad to know."
- Paul Begala
(Related: Time, People, American, National security, Will)

"We can create the ultimate job security by becoming less dependent on the organization for which we work and more dependent on our own resources."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Work, Job, Security)

"I'd been around women who put me down, made me feel bad, or said things to fuel my insecurity."
- Michael Bergin
(Related: Women, Insecurity)

"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
(Related: Success, Day, Security, Tears)

"Not only is privatizing Social Security not the solution to Social Security, it would exacerbate the problem."
- Shelley Berkley
(Related: Security, Solution)

"There is such a desire to give everybody a piece, we're probably wasting a great deal of homeland security money trying to be politically correct, when we really need to make sure that our cities get the money they need."
- Shelley Berkley
(Related: Money, Cities, Desire, Security, Trying)

"The old problems - love, money, security, status, health, etc. - are still here to plague us or please us."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Health, Love, Money, Old, Problems, Security)

"From a security perspective, if you're connected, you're screwed."
- Daniel J. Bernstein
(Related: Perspective, Security)

"I won't be satisfied until I've put the entire security industry out of work."
- Daniel J. Bernstein
(Related: Work, Security)

"It was a great way to work. In those days, you had to be there. It was your world. It was your club. Your friends were there, your associates were there, your security was there."
- Elmer Bernstein
(Related: Work, Friends, Security, World)

"People have criticised me because my security detail is larger than the president's. But you must ask yourself: are there more people who want to kill me than who want to kill the president? I can assure you there are."
- Marion Berry
(Related: People, Detail, President, Security, Want)

"Military hardliners called me a 'security threat' for promoting peace in South Asia and for supporting a broad-based government in Afghanistan."
- Benazir Bhutto
(Related: Government, Peace, Afghanistan, Military)

"The government I led gave ordinary people peace, security, dignity, and opportunity to progress."
- Benazir Bhutto
(Related: Government, Peace, People, Opportunity, Progress, Dignity, Security)

"No matter how you cut it, this real debate on personal accounts is about the legitimacy of Social Security; it's not about the solvency of Social Security."
- Joe Biden
(Related: Debate, Security)

"I do think that Social Security reform needs to be bipartisan, and we are going to have to reach that in this debate at some time before we can find really meaningful reform."
- Judy Biggert
(Related: Time, Debate, Needs, Reform, Security)

"Right now, too many women who reach retirement age find themselves widowed or single, relying on their Social Security check for over half of their income."
- Judy Biggert
(Related: Age, Women, Income, Now, Retirement, Right, Security)

"Since 1935, this has been a pay-as-you-go system, and I always believed when I first started talking about Social Security that there was a little box that had my name on it and it had my benefits for when I retired. That is not true."
- Judy Biggert
(Related: Benefits, First, Name, Security, Talking)

"Social Security is not a retirement savings plan; it is a social insurance program. It's a contract that says, as a society, we will look out for you and your family when you can no longer work."
- Jeff Bingaman
(Related: Family, Work, Society, Retirement, Security, Will)

"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)

"Republicans rejected calls for amnesty and we've fought efforts to provide illegal aliens with taxpayer funded benefits. The American people are far closer to our Republican approach to border security than they are to Nancy Pelosi's approach."
- Marsha Blackburn
(Related: People, American, Benefits, Republican, Republicans, Security)

"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
(Related: Hurt, National security, World)

"I think that we have to do our job well, investigate thoroughly and then describe very honestly what we see to the Security Council. And some of the things might please people there and other things may not please the people."
- Hans Blix
(Related: People, Job, May, Security)

"But I would say if the Security Council is only relevant if it agrees with the United States, then we have come a long way in a direction that I do not like very much."
- Hans Blix
(Related: Direction, Security, states, United)

"Security has no place in the life of an actress."
- Claire Bloom
(Related: Life, Security)

"We have to get control of our borders. You can only do that if you make companies obey the law and not hire undocumented or illegals. They can only do that is if they have a Social Security Card that has biometrics so they know whether the person is legal or not."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: Legal, Control, Law, Security)

"We all must recognize that homeland security funds should be allocated by threat and no other reason."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: Reason, Security)

"Everybody on this floor wants to send the same loud and clear message: that Congress is united in its opposition to terror and we are all deeply concerned about the future and security of our close friend and ally, Israel."
- Earl Blumenauer
(Related: Friend, Congress, Future, Israel, Opposition, Security, Terror, United)

"It was not easy with a newborn, asking your wife to give up the family home and your security."
- Heston Blumenthal
(Related: Family, Home, Wife, Security)

"Dick Clarke, who was head of counter-terrorism in the National Security Council, pushed constantly for the Principals Committee, which is the key national security group of top officials to take up the issue of terrorism."
- Sidney Blumenthal
(Related: Committee, Key, National security, Terrorism)

"I love the walk although my security team weren't too sure to begin with but I was anxious to be able to lead a near normal life. Whilst walking I do get the chance to meet people and keep in touch."
- David Blunkett
(Related: Love, Life, People, Chance, Security, Walking)

"Judy, we think that since the 11th of September, 2001, we've faced a similar heightened threat level. And we've been enhancing both the exchange of intelligence and security information and the assessment of that information, because that's the crucial element."
- David Blunkett
(Related: Intelligence, Information, Security)

"House Republicans want to pass a strong border security, illegal immigration bill. We want a bill. There is no ifs, ands or buts about it."
- John Boehner
(Related: Republicans, Security, Want)

"Before the trip began we mapped out three primary goals: 1) to see and meet with our American troops, and thank them for their bravery and sacrifice; 2) to assess the security situation in Iraq; and 3) to give our support to Iraq's national unity government."
- John Boehner
(Related: Government, Sacrifice, American, Bravery, Iraq, Security, Support, Troops, Unity)

"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)

"I was too old for a paper route, too young for Social Security and too tired for an affair."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Old, Security)

"For the vast majority of places in America, there is no way you can build a security system such as we have here because of the high priority this rates in terms of terrorist interests."
- Kit Bond
(Related: America, Majority, Security)

"One of the most widespread myths about the deal is that the Administration is outsourcing the security of our ports to a company from the United Arab Emirates."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Company, Myths, Security, United)

"Our National Guard, as I think everybody knows, has provided about 40 percent of the boots on the ground in Iraq and in the conflict against Islamofascism. They went into that battle, being called up for their national security service, short of equipment."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Battle, Being, Conflict, Iraq, National security, Service)

"Our ports are owned by local governments who are responsible for the ports. It is the Coast Guard and Customs that provide security. The federal government will never outsource our security."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Government, Security, Will)

"While the debate on the Patriot Act is far from over, it is important that all Americans continue in this dialogue and work together to ensure greater security for our nation."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: Work, Act, Americans, Debate, Nation, Security)

"The main purpose of Social Security is to redistribute wealth, to make an increasingly large number of Americans dependent on government for their basic needs in their retirement years."
- Neal Boortz
(Related: Government, Purpose, Wealth, Americans, Needs, Retirement, Security, Years)

"It's not easy to part with the trophies. However, I do need to have some long-term financial security for those close to me."
- Bjorn Borg
(Related: Financial, Security)

"The 9/11 Commission recently released their report, citing important changes which need to be made to improve our nation's homeland security. I voiced my disappointment with the House leadership when this report was left until after the August recess for action."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Leadership, Action, Disappointment, Nation, Security)

"My 80-year-old mother will not buy her heart medicine because it cost more than she can pay with social security. She is America."
- Jack Bowman
(Related: Mother, Heart, America, Medicine, Security, Will)

"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 Boxer
(Related: Change, People, Country, Mission, Order, Security, Workers)

"I would love to see a march on Washington that says 'Save our Social Security'."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Love, March, Security, Washington)

"In Rwanda that genocide happened because the international community and the Security Council refused to give, again, another 5000 troops which would have cost, I don't know, maybe fifty, a hundred, million dollars."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Community, Genocide, Security, Troops)

"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."
- Nathaniel Branden
(Related: Knowledge, Ability, Rest, Security, World, Years)

"I think if we are actually going to accept our generation's responsibility, that's going to mean that we give our children no less retirement security than we inherited from our parents."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: Children, Parents, Responsibility, Retirement, Security)

"I think they are paying a lot more attention to news now, by the way, in part because of national-security issues. A lot of young people have friends or family in the military today."
- Tom Brokaw
(Related: Family, People, Attention, Friends, Military, News, Now, Today)

"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)

"We must support initiatives that provide clear, concrete measures and milestones that our troops need for defeating the insurgency, building up Iraqi security forces, and handing over Iraq to the Iraqi people."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: People, Building, Iraq, Security, Support, Troops)

"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)

"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
(Related: Knowledge, Security, Will)

"You cannot achieve environmental security and human development without addressing the basic issues of health and nutrition."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Environmental, Health, Development, Security)

"One cannot have economic growth without security."
- John Bruton
(Related: Growth, Security)

"This is a wonderful way to celebrate an 80th birthday... I wanted to be 65 again, but they wouldn't let me - Homeland Security."
- Art Buchwald
(Related: Birthday, Security)

"I like the fact that we have all the teams in the tournament. When I first got here as an assistant, not everyone made the tournament and I think as a coach, you look at it from a job security standpoint, I think that hurt when you didn't have everybody in the tournament."
- Tim Buckley
(Related: Coach, Fact, First, Hurt, Job, Security)

"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.
(Related: Money, People, Survival, Freedom, Liberals, Questions, Security)

"Knowledge is power. Most of us agree that something has to be done to strengthen Social Security, and I believe it's irresponsible to arbitrarily dismiss any idea, Republican nor Democrat, without giving it a hard look."
- Conrad Bums
(Related: Power, Idea, Knowledge, Giving, Republican, Security)

"The terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, changed the way we think about security."
- Richard Burr
(Related: Security, Terror)

"America will never seek a permission slip to defend the security of our people."
- George W. Bush
(Related: People, America, Security, Will)

"The reality is that we are hated not because of our democracy, freedoms, and generous social security system; rather, we are hated because of our involvement in foreign conflicts and quarrels that were never our concern."
- Amir Butler
(Related: Concern, Democracy, Quarrels, Reality, Security)

"The private interest of the individual would not be sufficiently provided for by reasonable and cool self-love alone; therefore the appetites and passions are placed within as a guard and further security, without which it would not be taken due care of."
- Joseph Butler
(Related: Care, Interest, Security, Self)

"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
(Related: Money, American, Iraq, President, Security, Will)

"Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Death, Life, People, Opportunity, Security, Thinking)

"In order to fix Social Security, we must restructure it so that we continue to provide for our Nation's seniors that are approaching retirement age, but allow for younger taxpayers to invest a portion of their Social Security taxes in private accounts."
- Herman Cain
(Related: Age, Nation, Order, Retirement, Security, Taxes)

"Americans need accurate information in order to consider Social Security reform. Too bad the media can't be counted upon to provide it."
- Herman Cain
(Related: Americans, Information, Media, Order, Reform, Security)

"The third group is focused on counterintelligence and security. I think the reason for that is fairly evident, in terms of vulnerabilities of the department and the harm that can come to it by failing to detect when we have, in fact, been harmed."
- Stephen Cambone
(Related: Fact, Harm, Reason, Security)

"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
(Related: Society, Afghanistan, Democracy, National security, Trying)

"We have to define and put into practice a better, more coherent and effective policy on income security."
- Kim Campbell
(Related: Policy, Income, Practice, Security)

"It would be naive to imagine we have solved all our income security problems simply because the roles of the federal and provincial governments in the area of skills training have been clarified."
- Kim Campbell
(Related: Income, Problems, Security, Training)

"Anger is a manifestation of a deeper issue... and that, for me, is based on insecurity, self-esteem and loneliness."
- Naomi Campbell
(Related: Anger, Insecurity, Loneliness, Self)

"Americans are rightly concerned about the security and the integrity of the nation's borders because the system is broken. Some are concerned about the possibility of terrorists crossing our borders and coming into our cities."
- Chris Cannon
(Related: Possibility, Americans, Cities, Integrity, Nation, Security)

"With 3 percent of the world's resources and 25 percent of the world's demand, it is pretty obvious this country cannot drill its way to energy security."
- Lois Capps
(Related: Country, Energy, Obvious, Pretty, Security, World)

"I simply cannot see how denying chemotherapy treatment for Palestinian children increases Israel's security or advances U.S. national interests."
- Lois Capps
(Related: Children, Israel, Security, Treatment)

"There are over 100 entities in the federal government that have something to do with homeland security."
- Andrew Card
(Related: Government, Security)

"If the United States were to cut and run from Iraq, we would send a message of weakness that would embolden our terrorist enemies across the globe. A failed Iraq would destabilize the entire region and undermine U.S. national security for decades to come."
- Dennis Cardoza
(Related: Enemies, Iraq, National security, states, United, Weakness)

"Our constituents paid into Social Security, and they want it paid back to them when they retire. Cutting Social Security benefits that Americans have earned should always be a last resort."
- Dennis Cardoza
(Related: Americans, Benefits, Security, Want)

"House Democrats have tried to increase port security funding on this House floor four times over the last 4 years, and House Republicans have defeated our efforts every single time."
- Dennis Cardoza
(Related: Time, Democrats, Republicans, Security, Years)

"As far as your personal goals are and what you actually want to do with your life, it should never have to do with the government. You should never depend on the government for your retirement, your financial security, for anything."
- Drew Carey
(Related: Government, Life, Financial, Goals, Retirement, Security, Want)

"I don't miss the economic insecurity, the living paycheck to paycheck."
- Drew Carey
(Related: Insecurity, Living)

"We would like to have friendly regimes with enough broad participation of their populations to maintain long-term stability, so that we would have not only access to the region's wealth, but we would be able to ensure the security of our good friend Israel."
- Frank Carlucci
(Related: Friend, Wealth, Israel, Participation, Security, Stability)

"I can remember when I was National Security Adviser, the intelligence community told us... they put out an intelligence report saying that Iran would never back off from attacks on shipping in the Gulf if we use force."
- Frank Carlucci
(Related: Intelligence, Community, Force, National security, Saying)

"The regional security in the Middle East cannot be further compromised by an Iranian loose cannon."
- Russ Carnahan
(Related: Security)

"The American people have every right to be outraged with the administration's approval of the UAE port deal. It is time the people's House make the security of our Nation's ports a priority."
- Russ Carnahan
(Related: Time, People, American, Approval, Nation, Right, Security)

"In 2003, this House voted to kill a Democratic amendment to add $250 million for port security grants; then again, in 2005, against a Democratic proposal calling for an additional $400 million in funding for port security."
- Russ Carnahan
(Related: Security)

"From protecting our natural resources to providing maritime security and national defense, the Coast Guard's duties are broad in scope, and the performance of those duties has never been more important."
- Russ Carnahan
(Related: Performance, Defense, Security)

"I love playing ego and insecurity combined."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Love, Ego, Insecurity)

"My family kinda hit the skids. We were experiencing poverty at that point. We all got a job, where the whole family had to work as security guards and janitors. And I just got angry."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Family, Work, Job, Poverty, Security)

"Since September 11, security has been increased everywhere, and we have new IDs to get on to the Fox lot. I drove to the security gate, but realized I'd left my ID in my other car. I just broke into that voice - 'Hey, man, I'm Bart Simpson. Who else sounds like this?' The guard waved me through."
- Nancy Cartwright
(Related: Car, Man, Security, Voice)

"For good and evil, man is a free creative spirit. This produces the very queer world we live in, a world in continuous creation and therefore continuous change and insecurity."
- Joyce Cary
(Related: Change, Creation, Evil, Insecurity, Man, Spirit, World)

"The abortion license has not brought freedom and security to women. Rather, it has ushered in a new era of irresponsibility toward women and children, one that now begins before birth."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Women, Abortion, Children, Freedom, Now, Security)

"When kindness has left people, even for a few moments, we become afraid of them as if their reason had left them. When it has left a place where we have always found it, it is like shipwreck; we drop from security into something malevolent and bottomless."
- Willa Cather
(Related: People, Kindness, Moments, Reason, Security, Shipwreck)

"No one can build his security upon the nobleness of another person."
- Willa Cather
(Related: Security)

"The main secret for a horse that is heavy upon the hand, is for the rider to have a very light one; for when he finds nothing to bear upon with his mouth, he infallibly throws himself upon the haunches for his own security."
- William Cavendish
(Related: Light, Nothing, Security)

"Canada is preparing to play a major role in the continued stability and security of Afghanistan through ISAF."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Afghanistan, Canada, Play, Security, Stability)

"We would fight not for the political future of a distant city, rather for principles whose destruction would ruin the possibility of peace and security for the peoples of the earth."
- Neville Chamberlain
(Related: Peace, Possibility, Destruction, Earth, Fight, Future, Principles, Ruin, Security)

"The security of the United States, which is so dependent on having accurate and timely intelligence, is not a Republican or a Democratic issue."
- Saxby Chambliss
(Related: Intelligence, Republican, Security, states, United)

"Intelligence is our first line of defense against terrorism, and we must improve the collection capabilities and analysis of intelligence to protect the security of the United States and its allies."
- Saxby Chambliss
(Related: Intelligence, Defense, First, Security, states, Terrorism, United)

"In his years in Washington, Senator Kerry has been one vote of a hundred in the United States Senate - and fortunately on matters of national security he was very often in the minority."
- Dick Cheney
(Related: Minority, National security, Senate, states, United, Vote, Washington, Years)

"The Senator from Massachusetts has given us ample grounds to doubt the judgment and the attitude he brings to bear on vital issues of national security."
- Dick Cheney
(Related: Attitude, Doubt, Judgment, National security)

"The public has lost faith in the ability of Social Security and Medicare to provide for old age. They've lost faith in the banking system and in conventional medical insurance."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: Faith, Medical, Age, Ability, Old, Public, Security)

"I'm dubious about having Social Security put into the stock market. I think that we have gotten very far away from the idea that there's something sacrosanct about retirement investments."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: Idea, Retirement, Security)

"We've done it in intelligence sharing and certain elements of security. There were parts of the department, in fact, that worked very well in Katrina, like the Coast Guard and TSA."
- Michael Chertoff
(Related: Intelligence, Fact, Security, Sharing)

"And one of the things we did here was we put the maximum amount of money up front in those cities that were at the greater risk, but that doesn't mean that we keep rebuilding the same security over and over again."
- Michael Chertoff
(Related: Money, Cities, Risk, Security)

"And here where the fact that we've given over half a billion dollars to New York really plays a role, because New York has already made a lot of investments in the kinds of things which you'd expect to have as basic security."
- Michael Chertoff
(Related: Fact, Security)

"Privacy and security are those things you give up when you show the world what makes you extraordinary."
- Margaret Cho
(Related: Privacy, Security, World)

"Congress has changed the Social Security system over time, and over 20 times in the past Congress has raised taxes on Social Security in payroll taxes into the system."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Time, Congress, Past, Security, Taxes)

"I believe it's time to put our best ideas on the table and work toward a bipartisan solution, with the single goal of leaving the Social Security system stronger than we found it."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Time, Work, Ideas, Goal, Security, Solution)

"If we do not act now to strengthen Social Security, the system that so many depend upon today will be unable to meet its promises to tomorrow's retirees, and it will burden our children and grandchildren with exhaustive taxes."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Act, Burden, Children, Now, Promises, Security, Taxes, Today, Tomorrow, Will)

"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
(Related: Security, Worry)

"Leave bands, go back to obscurity if I choose to, without a great sense of loss of security because it's all been based on the fact that I did it on my own or was doing, enjoying doing it on my own in the first place."
- Eric Clapton
(Related: Fact, First, Loss, Obscurity, Security, Sense)

"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
(Related: Concern, First, Lawyers, Security)

"Social Security is a covenant that should not be broken."
- Emanuel Cleaver
(Related: Security)

"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
(Related: Work, People, Countries, Danger, Information, National security, Problems, states, United)

"We signed up for Showtime, which I think put us on a Homeland Security list somewhere."
- Kate Clinton
(Related: Security)

"Social Security is at last on the nation's front burner."
- Nick Clooney
(Related: Nation, Security)

"A salute from this corner to President Bush for saying he was willing to investigate raising or eliminating the cap on salaries subject to the Social Security tax."
- Nick Clooney
(Related: Tax, President, Saying, Security)

"Currently, 94 out of 100 of us pay the Social Security tax all year round."
- Nick Clooney
(Related: Tax, Security)

"In my opinion, the president is right to address future funding, even though Social Security will show a surplus through 2018 and will not run out of funds until 2042."
- Nick Clooney
(Related: Future, Opinion, President, Right, Security, Will)

"Last week in the Homeland Security Committee, Republicans were against port security; and today, one week after Democrats unveiled our Real Security Agenda, they're for it."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Committee, Democrats, Republicans, Security, Today)

"But reducing harmful emissions, abating our dependence on foreign oil and developing alternative renewable energy sources have benefits that go beyond environmental health, they improve personal health, enhance national security and encourage our nation's economic viability."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Environmental, Health, Benefits, Dependence, Energy, Nation, National security, Oil)

"Democrats are fighting for a new direction that includes protecting Social Security as well as making healthcare affordable, bringing down the high cost of gasoline, and making higher education more accessible for all Americans."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Education, Americans, Democrats, Direction, Fighting, Healthcare, Security)

"The president and Republicans in Congress have repeatedly promised to revisit Social Security privatization after November. But Americans have already said, loud and clear, that they don't want Social Security to be privatized or dismantled."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Americans, Congress, President, Republicans, Security, Want)

"From 1836, down to last year, there is no proof of the Government having any confidence in the duration of peace, or possessing increased security against war."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Government, War, Peace, Confidence, Proof, Security)

"Social Security and Medicare represent promises made and we must keep these commitments."
- Tom Coburn
(Related: Promises, Security)

"I believe keeping our promises should be our highest priority and that means saving Social Security and Medicare while preserving the American dream for our children and grandchildren."
- Tom Coburn
(Related: Dream, American, Children, Promises, Security)

"We have to make sure that we are a force for peace and stability in the world, and that we're prepared to defend freedom and the security of the American people."
- Thad Cochran
(Related: Peace, People, American, Force, Freedom, Security, Stability, World)

"I think in national security, the war in Iraq is troublesome and a difficult challenge, but our troops and the military leaders we have are managing that situation, although it continues to be very risky and very dangerous."
- Thad Cochran
(Related: War, Challenge, Iraq, Leaders, Military, National security, Troops)

"It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power."
- Alan Cohen
(Related: Change, Power, Life, Courage, Security)

"Most men are very attached to the idea of being male, and usually experience a lot of fear and insecurity around the idea of being a man. Most women are very identified with their gender, and also experience a tremendous amount of fear and insecurity."
- Andrew Cohen
(Related: Experience, Men, Women, Idea, Fear, Being, Gender, Insecurity, Man)

"But we must not, if we are loyal, disperse our energies in a partisan warfare that is waged without regard to its consequences to the well being, security, or honor of the country."
- Bainbridge Colby
(Related: Being, Consequences, Country, Honor, Security)

"An occupying power has no right to make significant alterations in the character of the occupied society, to change the laws all around, without a strong security reason and so forth."
- Juan Cole
(Related: Change, Power, Society, Character, Laws, Reason, Right, Security)

"Our society has changed in unforeseeable ways since Social Security was created. For example, we are living longer, healthier, and more productive lives and while this is all great news, this has also placed added pressure on America's retirement system."
- Norm Coleman
(Related: Society, America, Example, Living, News, Pressure, Retirement, Security)

"Let me be clear, the discussions about Social Security are not about the retirement security of those Americans who are 55 or older - the Social Security system for those folks 55 and over will not change in any way shape of form - no ifs, ands, or buts."
- Norm Coleman
(Related: Change, Americans, Retirement, Security, Will)

"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
(Related: Government, Hope, Nation, Security)

"Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life. Security is an insipid thing."
- William Congreve
(Related: Life, Expectation, Security, Uncertainty)

"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
(Related: Government, People, Economy, Play, Security)

"The news today that Bush has vowed to veto any legislation that reviews the security implications of the Dubai Port World's potential management of our ports is ludicrous and the entire Democratic Party is calling him to task for it."
- John Conyers
(Related: Management, Legislation, News, Party, Potential, Security, Today, World)

"Today more people believe in UFOs than believe that Social Security will take care of their retirement."
- Scott Cook
(Related: People, Care, Retirement, Security, Today, Will)

"The President's budget pays for only six months of the war in Iraq and completely overlooks the transition costs of Social Security reform. The Administration always lied about the cost of the Medicare drug bill."
- Jim Cooper
(Related: War, Iraq, Months, President, Reform, Security)

"Should we attempt border security first, which I believe we should, we still need to face the fact that comprehensive reform is necessary. This must include a guest worker program and dealing with the 11 million people who are here today that are contributing to our economy."
- Jim Costa
(Related: People, Economy, Fact, First, Guest, Reform, Security, Today)

"As a matter of fact, if you do not take into account, as Congressman Ross just stated, the Social Security surplus, our fiscal deficit, ladies and gentlemen, is over $700 billion today."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Fact, Ladies, Gentlemen, Security, Today)

"Despite the previous efforts of Congresses, our addiction to foreign oil, as the President stated, is greater today than ever before. That dependency is a threat to our national security, and we must address that threat."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Addiction, National security, Oil, President, Today)

"While the form of treachery varies slightly from case to case, liberals always manage to take the position that most undermines American security."
- Ann Coulter
(Related: American, Liberals, Security, Treachery)

"The only security for the American people today, or for any people, is to be found through the control of force rather than the use of force."
- Norman Cousins
(Related: People, Control, American, Force, Security, Today)

"It's a bit loose and the people in my group have got other groups. They don't have to have a total allegiance to me. I think that's really a bit weird and showing some weird insecurity."
- Graham Coxon
(Related: People, Insecurity)

"I certainly respect privacy and privacy rights. But on the other hand, the first function of government is to guarantee the security of all the people."
- Phil Crane
(Related: Government, People, First, Rights, Privacy, Respect, Security)

"While our nation faces many challenges that must be met regarding homeland security and our military readiness, it is imperative that we live within our means and wisely spend taxpayer dollars."
- Michael Crapo
(Related: Faces, Military, Nation, Security)

"It was immediately clear to me that security was a cross-cutting issue, so rather than dividing the space up in parallel with each of the other areas, I wanted security cut across the areas in addition to having its own content."
- Steve Crocker
(Related: Content, Security, Space)

"The border sheriffs are locally elected. They're accountable. They know the territory and the people. And they can respond the most quickly to what is a real national security emergency, because the border is unprotected."
- John Culberson
(Related: People, National security)

"I remember certain people in the audience laughing and I wanted to ask: 'What are you laughing at? This isn't funny.' Now I realize that laughter can come from insecurity. They don't know how they should be feeling."
- Jim Dale
(Related: Funny, People, Feeling, Insecurity, Laughter, Now)

"But if our nation goes over a financial Niagara, we won't have much strength and, eventually, we won't have peace. We are currently borrowing the entire defense budget from foreign investors. Within a few years, we will be spending more on interest payments than on national security. That is not, as our military friends say, a 'robust strategy.'"
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Peace, Strategy, Financial, Strength, Borrowing, Defense, Friends, Interest, Military, Nation, National security, Niagara, Will, )

"If our nation goes over a financial Niagara, we won't have much strength and, eventually, we won't have peace. We are currently borrowing the entire defense budget from foreign investors. Within a few years, we will be spending more on interest payments than on national security. That is not, as our military friends say, a 'robust strategy.'"
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Peace, Strategy, Financial, Strength, Borrowing, Defense, Friends, Interest, Military, Nation, National security, Niagara, Will, )

"Any fool knows that bravado is always a cover-up for insecurity. That's the truth. And on that note, I'll say goodnight. God love you."
- Bobby Darin
(Related: Love, God, Truth, Fool, Insecurity)

"People were concerned about national security, and that precluded us from having the opportunity to break through on the issues that we cared most about - the economy, education and health care."
- Tom Daschle
(Related: Education, Health, People, Opportunity, Care, Economy, National security)

"I'm very confident that the solutions that we are developing are going to be effective not only in application in Iraq, but also will be very helpful for potential homeland security situations as well."
- Geoff Davis
(Related: Iraq, Potential, Security, Will)

"As our country increasingly relies on electronic information storage and communication, it is imperative that our Government amend our information security laws accordingly."
- Jo Ann Davis
(Related: Government, Communication, Country, Information, Laws, Security)

"I find it strange the way human nature wants heroes and yet wants to destroy their heroes. It's a kind of mass insecurity people want something to look up to and get a buzz off but, at the same time, want to destroy it because it makes them feel insecure."
- Danielle Dax
(Related: Nature, Time, People, Heroes, Human nature, Insecurity, Want)

"The fine print in the President's Social Security proposal is that all present and future workers under age 55 will have their promised retirement benefits cut."
- Mark Dayton
(Related: Age, Benefits, Future, Present, President, Retirement, Security, Will, Workers)

"The Bush Administration claims there is a Social Security crisis only to distract Americans from its serious mismanagement of the federal budget."
- Mark Dayton
(Related: Americans, Crisis, Security)

"If the economy is strained, then Social Security, like the rest of the government, will be, too."
- Mark Dayton
(Related: Government, Economy, Rest, Security, Will)

"Second, the resolution contains the blatantly false assertion that negotiating a timeline for bringing U.S. troops home with the Iraqi government undermines U.S. national security. Such a statement shows a misunderstanding of the enemy we face in Iraq."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: Government, Home, Enemy, Iraq, National security, Resolution, Troops)

"The training and equipping of Iraqi security forces should be accelerated."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: Security, Training)

"In addition to a timeline, I have proposed that U.S. troops be removed from front line combat positions in Iraqi cities and towns, turning over daily security patrols, interactions with citizens, and any offensive security actions to the Iraqis themselves."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: Actions, Cities, Security, Troops)

"The U.S. cannot impose freedom, security, and unity in Iraq by force."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: Force, Freedom, Iraq, Security, Unity)

"Similarly, establishing a firm timeline for bringing our troops home could accelerate the development of Iraqi security forces and deepen their commitment to defending their own country and their own government."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: Government, Home, Development, Commitment, Country, Security, Troops)

"It's hard to exaggerate the importance of preserving the financial integrity of Social Security."
- Bill Delahunt
(Related: Financial, Importance, Integrity, Security)

"The national debate on Social Security has been cheapened by demagoguery on all sides."
- Bill Delahunt
(Related: Debate, Security)

"Excessive dealings with tyrants are not good for the security of free states."
- Demosthenes
(Related: Security, states)

"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."
- Demosthenes
(Related: Security, Suspicion)

"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
(Related: Equality, Mother, Church, Conservatism, Force, Freedom, Influence, Ireland, Security)

"AIDS and malaria and TB are national security issues. A worldwide program to get a start on dealing with these issues would cost about $25 billion... It's, what, a few months in Iraq."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Iraq, Months, National security)

"I think we will begin to see some real efforts made to do things like protecting Social Security and Medicare."
- John Dingell
(Related: Security, Will)

"The best security for civilization is the dwelling, and upon properly appointed and becoming dwellings depends, more than anything else, the improvement of mankind."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Civilization, Improvement, Mankind, Security)

"Each one of us requires the spur of insecurity to force us to do our best."
- Harold W. Dodds
(Related: Force, Insecurity)

"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
(Related: Force, Insecurity, Old)

"If we had been less reliant on technology and the security that we enjoy in being divorced from what we used to know, maybe things would have turned out differently."
- Heather Donahue
(Related: Technology, Being, Security)

"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
(Related: Government, National security, United)

"President Roosevelt, the author of Social Security, was the first to suggest that, in order to provide for the country's retirement needs, Social Security would need to be supplemented by personal savings accounts."
- John Doolittle
(Related: Country, First, Needs, Order, President, Retirement, Security)

"In light of these facts Republicans have put forth a variety of proposals to make Social Security remain solvent for future generations. But up to this point, Democrats have chosen to oppose our good faith efforts and insist that indeed there is no problem."
- John Doolittle
(Related: Faith, Democrats, Facts, Future, Generations, Light, Republicans, Security, Variety)

"There is no social program in this country that is as important as a good job that pays well, that gives someone an opportunity to go to work, have some security, have benefits, and take care of their family and have a good life."
- Byron Dorgan
(Related: Family, Life, Work, Opportunity, Benefits, Care, Country, Job, Security)

"There's too much insecurity on studio sets, with all the people standing around, whispering."
- Illeana Douglas
(Related: People, Insecurity)

"I always thought security was a joke at New York airports, and in U.S. airports to begin with. You can go through any European or Middle Eastern airport and things are a lot tougher."
- Richard Drew
(Related: Thought, Security)

"The negative aspects of Scottish Nationalism are a kind of aggressive complacency, that sort of boasting; but that's an expression of insecurity, I think, of a lack of confidence."
- Douglas Dunn
(Related: Negative, Confidence, Expression, Insecurity, Nationalism)

"Only the insecure strive for security."
- Wayne Dyer
(Related: Security)

"Sadly the job security of lawyers has been ruined, so they are less willing to defend political defendants."
- Shirin Ebadi
(Related: Job, Lawyers, Security)

"If a movie is really working, you forget for two hours your Social Security number and where your car is parked. You are having a vicarious experience. You are identifying, in one way or another, with the people on the screen."
- Roger Ebert
(Related: Car, Experience, People, Forget, Security)

"But apart from the military measures, security measures, of course, Afghanistan needs great help for building up its social life, its economic life. It has become a very poor country, neglected for many years."
- Bulent Ecevit
(Related: Life, Afghanistan, Building, Country, Help, Military, Needs, Poor, Security, Years)

"Finally, I am encouraged to note that the Security Council issued a statement today expressing its concern about the massive humanitarian crisis in Darfur and calling on all parties to the conflict to protect civilians and reach a ceasefire."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: Concern, Conflict, Crisis, Security, Today)

"Every Maryland family wants financial security, schools that work, quality healthcare, safer neighborhoods, and ever-expanding economic opportunity. These are the building blocks of a superior quality of life."
- Robert. L. Ehrlich
(Related: Family, Life, Work, Quality, Opportunity, Financial, Building, Healthcare, Schools, Security)

"It stands to the everlasting credit of science that by acting on the human mind it has overcome man's insecurity before himself and before nature."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Nature, Science, Acting, Credit, Insecurity, Man, Mind)

"We will bankrupt ourselves in the vain search for absolute security."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Security, Will)

"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
(Related: Medical, Care, Freedom, Prison, Security, Want)

"Everybody has to chip in, I think, and see how we can have a functioning system of collective security where we do not continue to face the threat of countries trying to acquire weapons of mass destruction or particularly nuclear weapons."
- Mohamed ElBaradei
(Related: Countries, Destruction, Security, Trying, Weapons)

"So, we need to delegitimize the nuclear weapon, and by de-legitimizing... meaning trying to develop a different system of security that does not depend on nuclear deterrence."
- Mohamed ElBaradei
(Related: Meaning, Security, Trying)

"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."
- Mohamed ElBaradei
(Related: Policy, Choice, Countries, Security, Weapons)

"Challenging the integrity of the non-proliferation regime is a matter which can affect international peace and security."
- Mohamed ElBaradei
(Related: Peace, Integrity, Security)

"According to the Social Security Administration, in 1945, 41.9 workers supported each individual retiree, while today only 3.3 workers support each retiree. This system cannot continue."
- Larry Elder
(Related: Security, Support, Today, Workers)

"To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling too much on any particular occasion."
- George Eliot
(Related: Feeling, Security)

"What is more comforting to the terrorists around the world: the failure to pass the 9/11 legislation because we lacked 'a majority of the majority,' or putting aside partisan politics to enact tough new legislation with America's security foremost in mind?"
- Rahm Emanuel
(Related: Politics, Failure, America, Legislation, Majority, Mind, Security)

"The minuses of celebrity include having to live with security and the knowledge that you may be stalked."
- Enya
(Related: Knowledge, Celebrity, May, Security)

"I don't have pets, I have two guard dogs; and I don't do my own shopping; it's a security thing."
- Enya
(Related: Dogs, Pets, Security)

"It is possible to provide security against other ills, but as far as death is concerned, we men live in a city without walls."
- Epicurus
(Related: Death, Men, Security)

"With Ice Cube they ain't no telling. He might have one cocked and loaded, ready to bust. We might do The Sunday, two old men sitting around the house waiting on the social security check."
- Mike Epps
(Related: Men, Old, Security, Waiting)

"Invariably, also a Palestinian state should live side by side with Israel within recognized and secure borders and the security and prosperity of the Palestinian people must be guaranteed."
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Related: People, Israel, Prosperity, Security, State)

"A fitting external security environment could also play an important role in promoting social consensus and institutionalization towards democratization."
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Related: Environment, Play, Security)

"The innovative spirit was America's strongest attribute, transforming everything into a brave new world, but there lingered an insecurity about the arts."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: America, Insecurity, Spirit, World)

"Laura Bush is the same way. I mean, they both, um, understand, they understand the challenges of the moment and understand the responsibilities, he understands the responsibilities he has to protect the national security of America as well as the economic security of America."
- Donald Evans
(Related: America, National security)

"A Harris poll I've seen says only 12 percent of the electorate names taxes as one of the most important issues facing the nation. Voters put tax cuts dead last, behind education, Social Security, health care, Medicare and poverty."
- Lane Evans
(Related: Health, Education, Care, Tax, Names, Nation, Poverty, Security, Tax cuts, Taxes)

"Ethanol has reduced our nation's dependence on imported energy, created thousands of jobs, reduced air pollution, and increased energy security. And renewable fuels cost less at the pump. It is a growth fuel that fuels opportunities for millions of Americans."
- Lane Evans
(Related: Growth, Americans, Dependence, Energy, Jobs, Nation, Pollution, Security)

"It's strange that the newspapers don't see a connection between their false revelations about my private life and my need for seclusion and security."
- Agnetha Faltskog
(Related: Life, Connection, Newspapers, Security)

"People don't want to talk about death, just like they don't want to talk about computer security. Maybe I should have named my workstation Fear. People are so motivated by fear."
- Dan Farmer
(Related: Death, People, Fear, Computer, Security, Talk, Want)

"I will work with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to preserve the Social Security promise that provides secure retirement benefits for all, especially those who are most at risk such as widows, orphans, and people with disabilities when the need arises."
- Chaka Fattah
(Related: Work, People, Benefits, Promise, Retirement, Risk, Security, Widows, Will)

"The President's proposed privatization plan would jeopardize that security by cutting guaranteed benefits for future retirees and endangering the benefits of current retirees, people with disabilities, and children who have lost a parent."
- Chaka Fattah
(Related: People, Benefits, Children, Future, President, Security)

"Without Social Security, poverty rates for African American seniors would more than double."
- Chaka Fattah
(Related: African, American, Poverty, Security)

"While Social Security faces some long-term challenges, the system is not in crisis."
- Chaka Fattah
(Related: Crisis, Faces, Security)

"Currently, more than 4.7 million African Americans receive Social Security benefits, and nearly 8 million people with disabilities depend on Social Security for their daily sustenance."
- Chaka Fattah
(Related: People, African, Americans, Benefits, Security)

"Let me say this: I believe closing Guantanamo is in our Nation's national security interest. Guantanamo is used not only by al-Qaida, but also by other nations, governments, and individuals - people good and bad - as a symbol of America's abuse of Muslims, and it is fanning the flames of anti-Americanism around the world."
- Diane Feinstein
(Related: People, Abuse, America, Interest, Nation, National security, Nations, Symbol, World)

"Ports are the gaping hole in America's homeland security."
- Dianne Feinstein
(Related: America, Security)

"Well we are hoping that the power of the community of free nations is such that our sovereignty our rights are not going to be challenged by anybody who's going try to undermine the freedom, the openness of our societies and our security."
- Douglas Feith
(Related: Power, Community, Freedom, Rights, Nations, Security)

"Poverty and the rule of race that is called apartheid drive the Transkeian migrant from security on the land to work in the cities, and then back again."
- Ruth First
(Related: Work, Cities, Land, Poverty, Race, Security)

"A transitional government is the beginning of a transfer of sovereignty. It's a question of Iraqi security and moving forward with the political process."
- Joschka Fischer
(Related: Government, Beginning, Question, Security)

"What will we do in a globalised world? All human beings are equal, so they have the same right to have the same lifestyle-the same social security, jobs, education."
- Joschka Fischer
(Related: Education, Jobs, Right, Security, Will, World)

"Our troops are committed to bringing security to Iraq while its government matures. American forces will continue to accomplish their mission with caution, precision and honor with the thanks of a grateful nation."
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Related: Government, American, Caution, Honor, Iraq, Mission, Nation, Security, Troops, Will)

"The greatest threat to the security of the people of North Korea comes from the government of North Korea."
- Ari Fleischer
(Related: Government, People, Security)

"You will encounter many distractions and many temptations to put your goal aside: The security of a job, a wife who wants kids, whatever. But if you hang in there, always following your vision, I have no doubt you will succeed."
- Larry Flynt
(Related: Wife, Goal, Vision, Doubt, Job, Kids, Security, Succeed, Temptations, Will)

"Social Security is one of the greatest achievements of the American government, protecting our elderly against poverty and assuring young people of a more secure future."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Government, People, American, Elderly, Future, Poverty, Security)

"Since the tragedies, the Department of Homeland Security was established to prevent terrorist attacks within the United States, and most importantly, to share intelligence information among government agencies and departments."
- Randy Forbes
(Related: Government, Intelligence, Information, Security, states, United)

"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
(Related: Morality, Commitment, Future, Israel, Security, Self)

"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
(Related: Money, Experience, Knowledge, Hope, Ability, Independence, Man, Security, Will, World)

"The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability."
- Henry Ford
(Related: Experience, Knowledge, Ability, Man, Security, World)

"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)

"From the Bush Administration to the 9-11 Commission, there is an urgent and universally recognized need to change the broken formula through which Homeland Security grant money currently is allocated to our first responders."
- Vito Fossella
(Related: Change, Money, First, Formula, Security)

"How we treat the earth basically effects our social welfare and our national security."
- Jim Fowler
(Related: Earth, National security, Welfare)

"There is a difference between a military mission and the aspiration for the long-term plans for the country. What we want is a stable enough Afghanistan, able to look after its own security so we can leave without the fear of it imploding... But let's be clear - it's not going to be perfect."
- Liam Fox
(Related: Fear, Afghanistan, Country, Difference, Military, Mission, Security, Want)

"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
(Related: Government, Mistake, National security, Self)

"One poll shows that by 61 percent to 29 percent Americans under 40 say that Social Security needs to be fixed."
- Virginia Foxx
(Related: Americans, Needs, Security)

"The life expectancy is much longer today than it was when Social Security was created."
- Virginia Foxx
(Related: Life, Security, Today)

"This is my first term. I was told it was going to be an exciting term, and a lot of things would be done, and I cannot think about something more exciting than save Social Security."
- Virginia Foxx
(Related: First, Security)

"There can be no security where there is fear."
- Felix Frankfurter
(Related: Fear, Security)

"The mark of a truly civilized man is confidence in the strength and security derived from the inquiring mind."
- Felix Frankfurter
(Related: Strength, Confidence, Man, Mind, Security)

"Distrust and caution are the parents of security."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Caution, Distrust, Parents, Security)

"It's very liberating for me to realize that I don't have to step up to the plate with a plot that involves the U.N. Security Council."
- Jonathan Franzen
(Related: Security)

"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)

"Social Security, a critically important, great program which does serve as the cornerstone of support for senior citizens, now faces challenges that threaten its long-term stability and well-being. The facts are there. The facts are crystal clear."
- Bill Frist
(Related: Faces, Facts, Now, Security, Stability, Support)

"The task we must set for ourselves is not to feel secure, but to be able to tolerate insecurity."
- Erich Fromm
(Related: Insecurity)

"The psychic task which a person can and must set for himself is not to feel secure, but to be able to tolerate insecurity."
- Erich Fromm
(Related: Insecurity)

"In the long course of history, having people who understand your thought is much greater security than another submarine."
- J. William Fulbright
(Related: History, Thought, People, Security)

"One of the most important post-9/11 efforts made to counter terrorism and the spread of weapons of mass destruction is President Bush's Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI)."
- Frank Gaffney
(Related: Destruction, Post, President, Security, Terrorism, Weapons)

"Among other things, the Real ID Act sets minimum security criteria that states would have to meet to have their driver's licenses accepted as identification to board a commercial flight or enter federal facilities."
- Elton Gallegly
(Related: Act, Security, states)

"Is it security you want? There is no security at the top of the world."
- Garet Garrett
(Related: Security, Want, World)

"I'm afraid, based on my own experience, that fascism will come to America in the name of national security."
- Jim Garrison
(Related: Experience, America, Fascism, Name, National security, Will)

"Security is, I would say, our top priority because for all the exciting things you will be able to do with computers - organizing your lives, staying in touch with people, being creative - if we don't solve these security problems, then people will hold back."
- Bill Gates
(Related: Computers, People, Being, Problems, Security, Will)

"That's why you find a lot of entertainers are insecure, because it's the perfect camouflage for insecurity."
- Gloria Gaynor
(Related: Insecurity)

"For me, every day is a new thing. I approach each project with a new insecurity, almost like the first project I ever did. And I get the sweats. I go in and start working, I'm not sure where I'm going. If I knew where I was going I wouldn't do it."
- Frank Gehry
(Related: Day, First, Insecurity, Project)

"She's probably in denial that she's a great big ball of insecurity and I'm quite well aware that I am one."
- Boy George
(Related: Denial, Insecurity)

"There are one hundred men seeking security to one able man who is willing to risk his fortune."
- J. Paul Getty
(Related: Men, Fortune, Man, Risk, Security)

"The failure of the United Nations - My failure is maybe, in retrospective, that I was not enough aggressive with the members of the Security Council."
- Boutros Boutros Ghali
(Related: Failure, Nations, Security, United)

"We got involved in the Rwanda peace process for the simple reason that there was a decision which was taken by the Security Council, because the troops were in Uganda, and we decided to have a military presence."
- Boutros Boutros Ghali
(Related: Peace, Decision, Military, Reason, Security, Troops)

"The fact that the price of gasoline has declined some in recent weeks must not allow Americans to be lulled into a false sense of security. Energy independence must rank along with border security as the top priorities of the United States."
- Virgil Goode
(Related: Americans, Energy, Fact, Independence, Priorities, Rank, Security, Sense, states, United)

"All of us who serve in the House of Representatives and the Senate pay into Social Security."
- Virgil Goode
(Related: Security, Senate)

"The visa lottery system poses a national security threat. Under the program, each successful applicant is chosen at random and given the status of permanent resident based on pure luck."
- Bob Goodlatte
(Related: Successful, Luck, National security)

"Social Security's future has gotten worse, and each year we delay reform adds to the cost we are pushing off onto our children."
- John Goodman
(Related: Children, Delay, Future, Reform, Security)

"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
(Related: People, Heart, First, Now, Security, Will)

"There was a second problem that was still not a technical problem... the project became classified. I couldn't work on it after having gone to all that trouble. I was considered a security risk, so I could not get a clearance."
- Gordon Gould
(Related: Work, Project, Risk, Security, Trouble)

"Nothing can bring a real sense of security into the home except true love."
- Billy Graham
(Related: Home, Love, Nothing, Security, Sense)

"There are some legitimate security issues, but I believe many of the objections the administration is making are not for security reasons, but to disguise mistakes that were made prior to Sept. 11."
- Bob Graham
(Related: Disguise, Mistakes, Security)

"I have had national security background, 10 years on the Intelligence Committee, the last two years as chair."
- Bob Graham
(Related: Intelligence, Committee, National security, Years)

"Social Security must be preserved and strengthened. But we need to be candid about the costs and willing to make the tough choices that real reform will require."
- Lindsey Graham
(Related: Choices, Reform, Security, Will)

"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
(Related: Home, National security, Nothing, Oil)

"If members of the security apparatus could, with impunity, keep from those elected by the people that which they're entitled to know - or worse, feed false information - those who could control the classified data could be the real decision makers."
- Harold H. Greene
(Related: People, Control, Decision, Information, Security)

"The house wife is an unpaid employee in her husband's house in return for the security of being a permanent employee."
- Germaine Greer
(Related: Wife, HusbBeing, Security)

"Security is when everything is settled. When nothing can happen to you. Security is the denial of life."
- Germaine Greer
(Related: Life, Denial, Nothing, Security)

"There is no such thing as security. There never has been."
- Germaine Greer
(Related: 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
(Related: Man, Prison, Security)

"If this Nation really wants to create an effective border security policy, we need to have a debate that includes a discussion about actual solutions to our problems, which means taking all of the political grandstanding and baiting out of the equation."
- Raul Grijalva
(Related: Policy, Debate, Nation, Problems, Security)

"Mr. Speaker, Americans want, need, and rightfully expect Congress to protect them from the prying eyes of identity thieves and give them back control of their Social Security numbers and personal health information."
- Luis Gutierrez
(Related: Health, Control, Americans, Congress, Eyes, Identity, Information, Numbers, Security, Want)

"And let us not forget the Social Security system. Recent studies show that undocumented workers sustain the Social Security system with a subsidy as much as $7 billion a year. Let me repeat that: $7 billion a year."
- Luis Gutierrez
(Related: Forget, Security, Workers)

"Bigotry and judgment are the height of insecurity."
- Jasmine Guy
(Related: Bigotry, Insecurity, Judgment)

"Even people who feel perfectly comfortable investing in the stock market and owning their own homes often have qualms about individual medical accounts or Social Security private accounts."
- Jacob Hacker
(Related: Medical, People, Security)

"We've talked to the Europeans about it. It's clear if those negotiations fail, then we are agreed with the Europeans that the next step is to take the matter to the U.N. Security Council."
- Stephen Hadley
(Related: Security)

"That U.N. Security Council resolution requires getting Syrian troops and intelligence officials out of Lebanon so that the Lebanese can have elections here this spring that are free and fair and free of outside influence."
- Stephen Hadley
(Related: Intelligence, Elections, Influence, Resolution, Security, Spring, Troops)

"Well, let's go back to the original intent of Social Security. It is an insurance contract."
- Chuck Hagel
(Related: Security)

"The United Nations has a critical role to play in promoting stability, security, democracy, human rights, and economic development. The UN is as relevant today as at any time in its history, but it needs reform."
- Chuck Hagel
(Related: Time, History, Development, Democracy, Rights, Human rights, Nations, Needs, Play, Reform, Security, Stability, Today, United)

"Foreign policy will require a strategic agility that, whenever possible, gets ahead of problems, strengthens U.S. security and alliances, and promotes American interests and credibility."
- Chuck Hagel
(Related: Policy, American, Credibility, Foreign policy, Problems, Security, Will)

"The goal of the EU is to form a region of freedom, security and justice. Freedom in this connection cannot be just the freedom of the strong, but it must be combined with fraternity and equality."
- Tarja Halonen
(Related: Equality, Goal, Connection, Freedom, Justice, Security)

"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
(Related: People, Policy, Concern, Conscience, Day, National security, World)

"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."
- Lee H. Hamilton
(Related: Peace, American, First, Israel, Living, Palestine, President, Security)

"It is when we all play safe that we create a world of utmost insecurity."
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Related: Insecurity, Play, World)

"It is playing safe that we create a world of utmost insecurity."
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Related: Insecurity, World)

"Why should one U.S. airman give up his life when our national security is not in imminent danger?"
- Sean Hannity
(Related: Life, Danger, National security)

"We want to see Israel withdraw from our territory. But we don't want to be accountable vis-a-vis Israel on the security basis, because we don't see, in the absence of a peace agreement, that Lebanon can really be accountable to Israel if anything happens."
- Rafik Hariri
(Related: Peace, Absence, Agreement, Israel, Security, Want)

"The Committee's review of a series of intelligence shortcomings, to include intelligence prior to 9/11 and the pre-war intelligence on Iraq, clearly reveal how vital a diverse intelligence workforce is to our national security."
- Jane Harman
(Related: Intelligence, Committee, Iraq, National security)

"We should have been there shoulder to shoulder with our allies. Our concern is the instability of our government as an ally. We are playing again with national and global security matters."
- Stephen Harper
(Related: Government, Concern, Security)

"We want to make sure that Social Security is fixed for those people who have had that promise and there's something in the future for our younger workers. And we're not about to do a welfare program."
- Dennis Hastert
(Related: People, Future, Promise, Security, Want, Welfare, Workers)

"With the permanent elimination of this tax, farmers and business owners will have the sense of security they need to plan for the financial future of their business or farm and their family."
- Doc Hastings
(Related: Business, Family, Financial, Future, Tax, Security, Sense, Will)

"Since September 11th Congress has created the Department of Homeland Security, more than doubled the homeland security budget and implemented a bipartisan overhaul of our intelligence systems."
- Doc Hastings
(Related: Intelligence, Congress, Security)

"Leaving Iraq without military assistance during its transition, and before it is stable enough to ensure its own citizens' security, would pose a tremendous risk. We must complete our mission."
- Doc Hastings
(Related: Iraq, Military, Mission, Risk, Security)

"Unless we have a well-educated people, we're vulnerable on our national security."
- Mark Hatfield
(Related: People, National security)

"My point was that the war was intrinsically wrong, and as a result of our participation we haven't improved Australia's security but created a greater danger at home and abroad."
- Bob Hawke
(Related: Home, War, Danger, Participation, Result, Security, Wrong)

"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
(Related: People, Liberty, Nation, Security)

"Low unemployment numbers are clear indicators that Republican tax relief and economic policies are spurring growth and helping businesses hire new workers while providing American families with job security."
- J. D. Hayworth
(Related: Growth, American, Tax, Job, Numbers, Republican, Security, Unemployment, Workers)

"Therefore, if we are a Nation of laws and a Nation of immigrants, immigration should occur within a legal framework, not through the machinations of illegal schemes and scams that threaten our national security."
- J. D. Hayworth
(Related: Legal, Laws, Nation, National security)

"The security of our country is not just a top priority, it's the top priority."
- J. D. Hayworth
(Related: Country, Security)

"The American people demand results, not rhetoric, especially when it comes to national security issues."
- J. D. Hayworth
(Related: People, American, National security, Results, Rhetoric)

"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
(Related: Happiness, Trust, Friendship, Life, Love, Marriage, Security)

"I've always been an independent person, but that independence was in the setting of security."
- Patricia Heaton
(Related: Independence, Security)

"Insecurity and resignation mingle with the hope for a better order."
- Gustav Heinemann
(Related: Hope, Insecurity, Order, Resignation)

"I appeal to the responsibility of the blocs and the major powers, not to seek security in the arms race, but rather in a meeting for joint disarmament and arms limitations."
- Gustav Heinemann
(Related: Limitations, Meeting, Race, Responsibility, Security)

"A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity."
- Robert A. Heinlein
(Related: Insecurity, Jealousy, Self)

"The Roosevelt enactment of Social Security was a moral revolution in our country: We were assured that we would never reach the very depths of poverty. And to be told, that we are now going to gamble it, on Wall Street, is nonsense!"
- Arthur Hertzberg
(Related: Revolution, Now, Poverty, Security)

"Surrounded by military airplanes and warships from the world's most civilized and developed nations, we have been denied permission by friendly governments, for reasons of security, to land anywhere, but in the tiny, and still neutral, Republic of Djibouti."
- Thor Heyerdahl
(Related: Airplanes, Land, Military, Nations, Security, World)

"I oppose the president's plan to privatize Social Security."
- Brian Higgins
(Related: President, Security)

"We're an air bag society that wants guarantees on everything that we buy. We want to be able to take everything back and get another one. We want a 401-k plan and Social Security."
- James Hillman
(Related: Society, Security, Want)

"A person's credit report is one of the most important tools consumers can use to maintain their financial security and credit rating, but for so long many did not know how to obtain one, or what to do with the information it provided."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: Financial, Credit, Information, Security, Tools)

"The privatization plan weakens Social Security and threatens our economic security by creating trillions of dollars in new debt."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: Debt, Security)

"However, the Administration's plan to privatize Social Security will undermine retirement security for all Americans by cutting guaranteed benefits by more than 40 percent, and risky private accounts won't make up for the loss of benefits for millions of Americans."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: Americans, Benefits, Loss, Retirement, Security, Will)

"At their core, Americans all want the same basic things: a quality education for their children, a good job so they can provide for their families, healthcare and affordable prescription drugs, security during retirement, a strongly equipped military and national security."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: Education, Quality, Americans, Children, Drugs, Healthcare, Job, Military, National security, Retirement, Want)

"There are big issues, like the reform of the Security Council. These kinds of questions are something the President of the General Assembly must keep his eye on."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Eye, President, Questions, Reform, Security)

"As we get closer to the end of this Congress, we should be addressing the urgent needs of the American people - the war in Iraq, affordable health care, a sensible energy policy, quality education for our children, retirement security, and a sound and fair fiscal policy."
- Chris Van Hollen
(Related: Education, Health, War, Quality, People, Policy, American, Care, Children, Congress, End, Energy, Iraq, Needs, Retirement, Secur)

"I think America understands that energy security is a very important part of our national security. But if we are going to address energy security in a meaningful way going forward, we need to do it in a new manner. We cannot just be doing the same old thing."
- Chris Van Hollen
(Related: America, Energy, National security, Old)

"It is Basic Management 101 that if you reward failure you are going to get more failure, and if you want success you should reward success. But if you look at the way this administration has approached national security, they have kind of got that principle backwards."
- Chris Van Hollen
(Related: Success, Failure, Management, National security, Reward, Want)

"We must have systems of checks and balances to make sure that those people who are making critical decisions for our country are held accountable, and nowhere is that more important than in the area of national security."
- Chris Van Hollen
(Related: People, Country, Decisions, National security)

"The Patriot Act addresses various subjects. Some sections are beneficial and enhance our national security."
- Mike Honda
(Related: Act, National security)

"I think we all have blocks between us and the best version of ourselves, whether it's shyness, insecurity, anxiety, whether it's a physical block, and the story of a person overcoming that block to their best self. It's truly inspiring because I think all of us are engaged in that every day."
- Tom Hooper
(Related: Anxiety, Day, Insecurity, Inspiring, Overcoming, Self, Shyness)

"Security is not the meaning of my life. Great opportunities are worth the risk."
- Shirley Hufstedler
(Related: Life, Meaning, Risk, Security, Worth)

"Whether the aim is in heaven or on earth, wisdom or wealth, the essential condition of its pursuit and attainment is always security and order."
- Johan Huizinga
(Related: Wisdom, Wealth, Earth, Heaven, Order, Pursuit, Security)

"Within a few weeks the organization for the maintenance of international peace and security, established by the San Francisco Charter, will be formally launched through the convocation of the first General Assembly of the United Nations."
- Cordell Hull
(Related: Peace, First, Nations, Security, United, Will)

"The Homeland Security department doesn't have tasking authority in the intelligence community. They can ask for stuff, but they can't direct anything except inside their bureau."
- David Hunt
(Related: Intelligence, Authority, Community, Security)

"Our nation must manage significant national security challenges over the next several years. We are already facing a potential conflict with Iraq, new challenges on the Korean peninsula, and key decisions in the president's plans to transform the military."
- Duncan Hunter
(Related: Conflict, Decisions, Iraq, Key, Military, Nation, National security, Potential, President, Years)

"I think in the U.S., the border fence is no longer an immigration issue primarily; it's a security issue."
- Duncan Hunter
(Related: Security)

"Without peace and without the overwhelming majority of people that believe in peace defending it, working for it, believing in it, security can never really be a reality."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Peace, People, Majority, Reality, Security)

"But as you said, there are going to be those that have no record and cannot be detected in that capacity so that is why you have to have other layers of security."
- Asa Hutchinson
(Related: Security)

"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)

"Our country also hungers for leadership to ensure the long-term survival of our Social Security system. With 70 million baby boomers in this country on the verge of retirement, we need to take action to shore up the system."
- Kay Bailey Hutchison
(Related: Leadership, Action, Survival, Baby, Country, Retirement, Security)

"They have a beautiful security system and we're emulating the whole security infrastructure."
- Miguel de Icaza
(Related: Security)

"If it were the Clinton people, they'd be sitting around figuring out how to pull themselves out. Instead the president is continuing to go around the country and peddling Social Security, which the needle is not moving on."
- Gwen Ifill
(Related: People, Country, President, Security)

"We in Congress need to support the American forces in every conceivable way, giving them the tools to continue to convert, capture or kill terrorists and the time to equip the Iraqi security forces."
- Bob Inglis
(Related: Time, American, Congress, Giving, Security, Support, Tools)

"THIS Duty implies that we should affectionately interest ourselves in whatever concerns the Honour, the Fame and Security of our Sovereign and his Government."
- Charles Inglis
(Related: Government, Duty, Fame, Interest, Security)

"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 R. Inman
(Related: Peace, Leaders, Security, Solution, Will)

"Yes, prudently invested contributions to the Social Security fund may bring greater dividends, but those contributions would also face a greater risk. It would be like gambling. We should not gamble with the investments and the future of the citizens of this land."
- Daniel Inouye
(Related: Future, Gambling, Land, May, Risk, Security)

"We need to get our sons and daughters home and their responsibility for the security of Iraq needs to be assumed by Iraqis who will stand up and toe the line for their countries."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Home, Countries, Daughters, Iraq, Needs, Responsibility, Security, Sons, Will)

"We clearly need to break our addiction on Saudi Arabian oil that is a security threat to the United States."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Addiction, Oil, Security, states, United)

"If faith is lost, there is no security and there is no life for him who does not adhere to religion."
- Muhammad Iqbal
(Related: Faith, Life, Religion, Security)

"Though the terror of the sea gives to none security, in the secret of the shell. Self preserving we may dwell."
- Muhammad Iqbal
(Related: May, Sea, Security, Self, Terror)

"I believe that social security should be a universal retirement guarantee and not means tested."
- Steve Israel
(Related: Retirement, Security)

"The President and I agree that Social Security needs to be preserved so that we can ensure that all Americans receive the retirement benefits they've been promised. But we disagree as to how best to fix the system."
- Steve Israel
(Related: Americans, Benefits, Needs, President, Retirement, Security)

"Since Social Security was established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1935 to ensure economic security for American workers, poverty among American seniors has dramatically declined."
- Steve Israel
(Related: American, Poverty, President, Security, Workers)

"You can be sure that I will always consider how changes to Social Security will impact people with disabilities when considering the various proposals offered for reform."
- Steve Israel
(Related: People, Reform, Security, Will)

"As you know, Social Security functions under the premise that today's workers will help finance benefits for retirees and that these workers will then be supported by the next generation of workers paying into the same system."
- Steve Israel
(Related: Finance, Benefits, Help, Security, Today, Will, Workers)

"I believe that as a nation we must have a bipartisan discussion about how to best preserve and protect Social Security for our seniors and for future generations of Americans."
- Steve Israel
(Related: Americans, Future, Generations, Nation, Security)

"For these reasons, women tend to rely more heavily on Social Security in their retirement than do men."
- Steve Israel
(Related: Men, Women, Retirement, Security)

"Every portal coming into this country is being attacked by those who would harvest information, both national security secrets and just the common information of private individuals and private individuals. That crime is going on, every day, on a single entity known as the Internet."
- Darrell Issa
(Related: Being, Country, Crime, Day, Harvest, Information, Internet, National security, Secrets)

"Resolution 1441 does not give anyone the right to an automatic use of force. Russia believes that the Iraqi problem should be regulated by the Security Council, which carries the main responsibility for ensuring international security."
- Igor Ivanov
(Related: Force, Resolution, Responsibility, Right, Russia, Security)

"We believe the use of force against Iraq, especially with reference to previous resolutions of the UN Security Council, has no grounds, including legal grounds."
- Igor Ivanov
(Related: Legal, Force, Iraq, Security)

"I did tell security to make sure you stay and watch him pretty closely."
- Joseph Jackson
(Related: Pretty, Security)

"At the present moment, the security of coherent philosophy, which existed from Parmenides to Hegel, is lost."
- Karl Jaspers
(Related: Philosophy, Present, Security)

"For a people who are free, and who mean to remain so, a well-organized and armed militia is their best security."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: People, Security)

"There is nothing more important to our Nation's future, to our homeland security, and to our economy than ensuring we have a top-notch educational system that is the envy of the world."
- Jim Jeffords
(Related: Economy, Envy, Future, Nation, Nothing, Security, World)

"I'd thought sexuality was instinctive or natural, but it's profoundly linked to inner security and cultural context."
- Tahar Ben Jelloun
(Related: Thought, Security, Sexuality)

"First, we must stop issuing drivers' licenses to people in our country illegally. Providing them with forms of government identification makes a mockery of our laws and undermines national security efforts."
- Bobby Jindal
(Related: Government, People, Country, First, Laws, National security)

"It's not 2038 that Social Security is bankrupt. It's now."
- Gary Johnson
(Related: Now, Security)

"The ultimate security is your understanding of reality."
- H. Stanley Judd
(Related: Reality, Security, Understanding)

"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."
- Carl Jung
(Related: Results, Security, Sense)

"I have to say that elections, even in the most peaceful region, always make the hardest time for regional state institutions, including security structures."
- Akhmad Kadyrov
(Related: Time, Elections, Security, State)

"Such problems are not solved in one day but there is a great step toward peace and security in the region."
- Paul Kagame
(Related: Peace, Day, Problems, Security)

"A healthy and fully functioning society must allocate its resources among a variety of competing interests, all of which are more or less valid but none of which should take precedence over national security."
- Herman Kahn
(Related: Society, National security, Variety)

"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
(Related: Act, Civil rights, Race, Republicans, Security)

"We have seen voters denied their rights in recent elections as they have been incorrectly purged from lists, their absentee votes not counted, and voting machine integrity and security not assured."
- Marcy Kaptur
(Related: Elections, Rights, Integrity, Machine, Security, Voting)

"After they killed Uday and Qusay, the focus centered on Saddam: Find him, kill him, capture him, whatever it takes. To me, it was a false sense of security: If we get Saddam, we're going to win this war."
- Janis Karpinski
(Related: War, Focus, Sense)

"I have some security that could protect me against provocations but of course there are more terrible actions that could not be stopped by any security."
- Garry Kasparov
(Related: Actions, Security)

"The Security Council decided to deal with Iran's nuclear intentions. The international community will not be willing to tolerate an Iran with a nuclear capability and an Iran that collaborates with terrorist organizations."
- Moshe Katsav
(Related: Community, Intentions, Security, Will)

"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
(Related: Americans, Debate, Security)

"Insecurity is just something that's there all the time. I've never been crippled by it."
- Catherine Keener
(Related: Time, Insecurity)

"Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Experience, Life, Men, Nature, Adventure, Children, Danger, Nothing, Security, Superstition)

"Social Security is the very foundation of retirement security for millions of Americans."
- Sue Kelly
(Related: Americans, Retirement, Security)

"The War on Terror is one of the most critical national security efforts in our history."
- Sue Kelly
(Related: History, War, National security, Terror)

"But there is a need to explore ways we can preserve the promise of Social Security for future generations."
- Sue Kelly
(Related: Future, Generations, Promise, Security)

"I am staunchly committed to ensuring the long-term solvency of Social Security and preserving full benefits for Americans who have spent their entire working lives contributing to this program."
- Sue Kelly
(Related: Americans, Benefits, Security)

"There are hard choices to be made in balancing the country's security and an individual's liberties. But it is a choice that has to be faced."
- Charles Kennedy
(Related: Choice, Choices, Country, Security)

"Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Fitness, Security)

"The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Democracy, Ignorance, Security)

"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)

"The lack of substantial resources and staffing along the Northern U.S. border poses a real security threat."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: Security)

"And how the government communicates about homeland security is central to how the public responds."
- Patrick J. Kennedy
(Related: Government, Public, Security)

"As the bill requires, any terror alert system must give people and organizations some indication about what steps they must take to improve their own security and assist in the Nation's security."
- Patrick J. Kennedy
(Related: People, Nation, Security, Terror)

"I believe that successfully addressing our national security needs while protecting our basic freedoms and civil liberties requires continual Congressional oversight, and I will continue to work to assert the role of this body in carrying out this grave responsibility."
- Patrick J. Kennedy
(Related: Work, Body, Civil liberties, Grave, National security, Needs, Responsibility, Will)

"Most men love money and security more, and creation and construction less, as they get older."
- John Maynard Keynes
(Related: Love, Men, Money, Creation, 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
(Related: Success, Future, Iraq, Security, Struggle, Will, World)

"Creative people are very insecure people because they don't know whether people like them or are in awe of them. That insecurity always comes out. It makes them a better actor, I feel."
- Persis Khambatta
(Related: People, Actor, Insecurity)

"The president's dream of a worldwide liberal utopia is going to undermine the security of the United States."
- Peter King
(Related: Dream, Liberal, President, Security, states, United, Utopia)

"WikiLeaks presents a clear and present danger to the national security of the United States."
- Peter King
(Related: Danger, National security, Present, states, United)

"And I think people who sort of glibly say, 'Well, you know, they're not going to handle security, UAE is a great ally,' four and a half years ago, they were not an ally, they were working with the enemy, and if those same people are still there today that were there then, these are real serious issues."
- Peter King
(Related: People, Enemy, Security, Today, Years)

"All Americans have a sacred duty to guarantee Social Security benefits to our nation's senior citizens."
- Steve King
(Related: Americans, Benefits, Duty, Nation, Security)

"I welcome the Democrats' ideas on Social Security. I think it is very important to make a bipartisan reform."
- Jack Kingston
(Related: Ideas, Democrats, Reform, Security)

"I wish that the Democrats would put some effort into Social Security reform, illegal immigration's reform, tax reform, or some of the other real issues that are out there."
- Jack Kingston
(Related: Democrats, Effort, Tax, Reform, Security)

"Most people understand life expectancy has changed since Social Security started in 1937 when folks lived to be 59 years old. Today, they live to be 77 years old."
- Jack Kingston
(Related: Life, People, Old, Security, Today, Years)

"What I would ask the Democrat Party is to put your plan on the table, because most people agree with the facts, and the facts are that Social Security is running out of money."
- Jack Kingston
(Related: Money, People, Facts, Party, Running, Security)

"I think Social Security should be bipartisan and it should transcend the next election, and you should get the best ideas of the Democrats and of the Republicans, and move forward with the best."
- Jack Kingston
(Related: Ideas, Democrats, Republicans, Security)

"I always told, Sandra Bullock was my student when she was younger, I always told her it's important that we hold on to our insecurity, the wisdom of insecurity."
- Sally Kirkland
(Related: Wisdom, Insecurity)

"I had no idea that he was going to write that, but I've always believed that insecurity was what would keep you always in your innocence, no matter what the business did."
- Sally Kirkland
(Related: Business, Idea, Innocence, Insecurity)

"What takes place in the Security Council more closely resembles a mugging than either a political debate or an effort at problem-solving."
- Jeane Kirkpatrick
(Related: Debate, Effort, Security)

"The security of Israel is a moral imperative for all free peoples."
- Henry A. Kissinger
(Related: Israel, Security)

"We need to take steps to strengthen and mend Social Security so that its promise of a secure retirement is just as real for seniors in the future as it is today."
- Herb Kohl
(Related: Future, Promise, Retirement, Security, Today)

"I've never denied my sexual orientation. I just don't make a point of it. It isn't what I do. Clearly, I'm known for the work I've done on trade and Social Security."
- Jim Kolbe
(Related: Work, Security, Trade)

"We need to stop spending money on those weapons systems that do not advance national security."
- Lawrence Korb
(Related: Money, National security, Weapons)

"Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay."
- Jiddu Krishnamurti
(Related: Mind, Security, Tradition)

"Just a little help, a small security force, a bit of food, can save lives."
- Nicholas D. Kristof
(Related: Food, Force, Help, Security)

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

"Security depends not so much upon how much you have, as upon how much you can do without."
- Joseph Wood Krutch
(Related: Security)

"Well, the security business has been growing. I think security is one of those areas where it's to some degree not linear but maybe exponential growth."
- Sanjay Kumar
(Related: Business, Growth, Security)

"And I think to be in NATO for the countries of our region, it means more guarantees for us, it means more responsibility for our common security, but it means fulfillment of all standards of civilized world, like protection of human rights and democratic mechanisms."
- Aleksander Kwasniewski
(Related: Countries, Fulfillment, Rights, Human rights, Protection, Responsibility, Security, World)

"It is often in the name of cultural integrity as well as social stability and national security that democratic reforms based on human rights are resisted by authoritarian governments."
- Aung San Suu Kyi
(Related: Rights, Human rights, Integrity, Name, National security, Stability)

"Human beings the world over need freedom and security that they may be able to realize their full potential."
- Aung San Suu Kyi
(Related: Freedom, May, Potential, Security, World)

"Your security is not in the hands of Kerry, Bush or al-Qaida. Your security is in your own hands."
- Osama bin Laden
(Related: Security)

"I agree that we must expand opportunities for retirement saving, but we must not undermine this worthy effort with a flawed privatization scheme that takes the 'security' out of Social Security."
- Mary Landrieu
(Related: Effort, Retirement, Security)

"A stable Iraq at peace with its neighbors will remain elusive until we improve both the security and the economic environment in Iraq."
- Tom Lantos
(Related: Peace, Environment, Iraq, Neighbors, Security, Will)

"As many as three million people are expected to attend the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, British Columbia. The security concerns and economic opportunities are great for both Canada and Washington state."
- Rick Larsen
(Related: People, Canada, Games, Security, State, Washington, Winter)

"And we need to maintain our foothold in the fight against terrorism and terrorist groups and respond to any degradation of Iraqi security or stability."
- Rick Larsen
(Related: Fight, Security, Stability, Terrorism)

"Today's global landscape is increasingly interconnected. China and the Middle East play critical roles towards international peace and security."
- Rick Larsen
(Related: Peace, Play, Security, Today)

"People are afraid of things they don't understand. They don't know how to relate. It threatens their security, their existence, their career, image."
- Bill Laswell
(Related: People, Career, Existence, Security)

"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
(Related: Money, Sacrifice, Adventure, Challenge, Security, Will, World)

"Drawing on President Bush's reform plan, which would allow citizens to transfer part of their Social Security contributions into personal accounts, an alteration of the current system is needed to make necessary change."
- James A. Leach
(Related: Change, President, Reform, Security)

"When I look at Social Security, I consider it the most important social program in the United States, arguably the most successful program in the world."
- James A. Leach
(Related: Successful, Security, states, United, World)

"When I come into the theatre I get a sense of security. I love an audience. I love people, and I act because I like trying to give pleasure to people."
- Vivien Leigh
(Related: Love, People, Act, Pleasure, Security, Sense, Theatre, Trying)

"The American people deserve a budget that invests in the future, protects the most vulnerable among us and helps to create jobs and economic security."
- Carl Levin
(Related: People, American, Future, Jobs, Security)

"While it is clear that we need to make some adjustments to protect Social Security for the long term, it is disingenuous to say that the trust fund is facing a crisis."
- Carl Levin
(Related: Trust, Crisis, Security)

"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)

"Since Social Security faces a large gap between what it promises younger workers and what it can afford to pay them, private savings will likely need to play a larger role in retirement planning for younger workers."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Faces, Planning, Play, Promises, Retirement, Security, Will, Workers)

"Social Security Number Cards by themselves were never intended to be personal identity documents because they cannot confirm that a person presenting a card is actually the person whose name appears on the card."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Cards, Identity, Name, Security)

"Though Congress continues to explore possible solutions to ensure social security solvency, everyone must take personal responsibility to prepare their own retirement savings accordingly."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Congress, Responsibility, Retirement, Security)

"It is incumbent upon each of us to improve spending and savings practices to ensure our own individual financial security and preserve the collective economic well-being of our great society."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Society, Financial, Security)

"We must carefully consider card security solutions, such as adding photographs or machine-readable electronic strips, so to prevent further breaches of individual privacy that could result from changes to the design of Social Security Cards."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Design, Cards, Machine, Privacy, Result, Security)

"Without significant reform, the Social Security Administration will be legally and financially unable to pay full promised benefits within a generation."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Benefits, Reform, Security, Will)

"Some in my party threaten to send a message that they don't know a just war when they see it, and more broadly that they're not prepared to use our military strength to protect our security and the cause of freedom."
- Joe Lieberman
(Related: War, Strength, Cause, Freedom, Military, Party, Security)

"I also urge the Obama administration - both on its own and in cooperation with other responsible governments around the world - to use all legal means necessary to shut down WikiLeaks before it can do more damage by releasing additional cables. WikiLeaks' activities represent a shared threat to collective international security."
- Joe Lieberman
(Related: Legal, Cooperation, Security, World)

"I believe that our national security lies not just in protecting our borders, but in bridging divides."
- Joe Lieberman
(Related: Lies, National security)

"Our only security is our ability to change."
- John Lilly
(Related: Change, Ability, Security)

"Will some reporter, or some Republican on the Sunday shows, please ask why tax cuts raid the non-existent Social Security Trust Fund but all the Democrats' new spending doesn't? Will someone please ask that?"
- Rush Limbaugh
(Related: Trust, Democrats, Tax, Republican, Security, Tax cuts, Will)

"The only real security is not in owning or possessing, not in demanding or expecting, not in hoping, even. Security in a relationship lies neither in looking back to what it was, nor forward to what it might be, but living in the present and accepting it as it is now."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Related: Lies, Living, Now, Present, Security)

"Only in growth, reform, and change, paradoxically enough, is true security to be found."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Related: Change, Growth, Reform, Security)

"For happiness one needs security, but joy can spring like a flower even from the cliffs of despair."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Related: Happiness, Despair, Joy, Needs, Security, Spring)

"The voters in my district, and around the country, have demanded that Congress get a hold on the influx of illegal immigrants and tighten the security around our borders."
- John Linder
(Related: Congress, Country, Security)

"Global markets must be balanced by global values such as respect for human rights and international law, democracy, security and sustainable economic and environmental development."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Environmental, Development, Values, Democracy, Rights, Human rights, Law, Respect, Security)

"We need new partnerships for peace and security."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Peace, Security)

"We need a reform of the Security Council. It must be perceived as truly representative by all the 191 member states, to uphold the credibility and legitimacy of the UN as the main political arena."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Credibility, Reform, Security, states)

"The United Nations remains our most important global actor. These days we are continuously reminded of the enormous responsibility of the Security Council to uphold international peace and stability."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Peace, Actor, Nations, Responsibility, Security, Stability, United)

"We need the UN, to deal with the threats to our common security from nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, not only in the case of Iraq. They must be tackled by the international community together, by strengthening conventions, treaties and agreements."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Community, Iraq, Security, Weapons)

"Poverty must be reduced not only for reasons of moral and justice, but also of security."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Justice, Poverty, Security)

"One of the gaps in our international development efforts is the provision of global public goods - that is, goods or conditions we need that no individual or country can secure on their own, such as halting global warming, financial stability and peace and security."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Peace, Development, Financial, Country, Global warming, Public, Security, Stability)

"The high prices also highlight the fact that the U.S. is too heavily dependent on fossil fuels that we import from unstable parts of the world. To protect our national security, we must become more energy secure."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Energy, Fact, National security, World)

"Hydrogen holds great promise to meet many of our future energy needs, and it addresses national security and our environmental concerns. Hydrogen is the simplest, most abundant element in the universe."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Environmental, Energy, Future, National security, Needs, Promise, Universe)

"Social Security not only helps Americans enjoy a secure retirement, it has also kept millions of Americans out of poverty."
- Zoe Lofgren
(Related: Americans, Poverty, Retirement, Security)

"We busted a lot of family secrets with this. But to make a long story short, my parents relationship was built heavily on security issues for my Mom, and when my Dad couldn't provide security, the relationship unraveled."
- Kenny Loggins
(Related: Dad, Family, Mom, Parents, Secrets, Security)

"I have an affection for a great city. I feel safe in the neighborhood of man, and enjoy the sweet security of the streets."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Related: Affection, Man, Security)

"The platform we had in Dallas, the 1984 Republican platform, all the ideas we supported there - from tax policy, to foreign policy; from individual rights, to neighborhood security - are things that Jefferson Davis and his people believed in."
- Trent Lott
(Related: People, Policy, Ideas, Foreign policy, Rights, Tax, Republican, Security)

"He who is firmly seated in authority soon learns to think security, and not progress, the highest lesson in statecraft."
- James Russell Lowell
(Related: Progress, Authority, Security)

"What a sense of security in an old book which time has criticized for us."
- James Russell Lowell
(Related: Time, Old, Security, Sense)

"The time frame is very small to disarm the militia, to bring about a security situation in which the governing council, the 24 Iraqis or however many others they appoint, can govern the country."
- Richard Lugar
(Related: Time, Country, Security)

"There is no security on this earth; there is only opportunity."
- Douglas MacArthur
(Related: Opportunity, Earth, Security)

"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
(Related: Nation, Security)

"Learned Institutions ought to be favorite objects with every free people. They throw that light over the public mind which is the best security against crafty and dangerous encroachments on the public liberty."
- James Madison
(Related: People, Favorite, Liberty, Light, Mind, Public, Security)

"The Clinton White House today said they would start to give national security and intelligence briefings to George Bush. I don't know how well this is working out. Today after the first one Bush said, 'I've got one question: What color is the red phone?'"
- Bill Maher
(Related: Intelligence, First, National security, Today)

"The war on terrorism has made national security a legitimate concern, and a rising deficit, changes brought on by globalization and even the price of oil have thrown the nation's economic health into question."
- Roger Mahony
(Related: Health, War, Concern, Globalization, Nation, National security, Oil, Question, Terrorism)

"Man maintains his balance, poise, and sense of security only as he is moving forward."
- Maxwell Maltz
(Related: Balance, Man, Security, Sense)

"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)

"First, his job approval ratings have been trending down for many months, a trend that has accelerated in recent weeks as the war on terrorism has been supplanted in the public's mind by corporate scandals, stock market declines, and a growing sense of economic insecurity."
- Thomas E. Mann
(Related: War, Approval, Corporate, First, Insecurity, Job, Mind, Months, Public, Sense, Terrorism)

"Jim, as just a spoken poet, was not that good. He needed the music behind him. He felt a security and a sense of abandon when the music existed around him."
- Ray Manzarek
(Related: Music, Security, Sense)

"Stable energy prices and enhanced national security will only come when we increase domestic energy resources, which was accomplished today with the opening of ANWR."
- Kenny Marchant
(Related: Energy, National security, Today, Will)

"The U.S. now imports over half of its oil supply from the Middle East. This dangerous dependence on foreign energy sources is an issue of national security."
- Kenny Marchant
(Related: Dependence, Energy, National security, Now, Oil)

"Our nation's security, economy, and place on the world stage depends on the success our educational system."
- Ed Markey
(Related: Success, Economy, Nation, Security, World)

"From time to time, the irresponsible acts of the Cuban government remind us that this is far more than about the freedom of one country, but it really is about the stability and security of the region and the national security interests of the United States."
- Mel Martinez
(Related: Government, Time, Country, Freedom, National security, Stability, states, United)

"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
(Related: People, Feelings, Affection, Behavior, Fact, Security, Will)

"I'm a professor of national security studies, and I know a lot more about fighting than Rumsfeld does."
- Barry McCaffrey
(Related: Fighting, National security)

"The Union, which can alone insure internal peace, and external security to each State, Must and Shall be Preserved, cost what it may in time, treasure, and blood."
- George B. McClellan
(Related: Peace, Time, Blood, May, Security, State, Treasure)

"More young people believe they'll see a U.F.O. than that they'll see their own Social Security benefits."
- Mitch McConnell
(Related: People, Benefits, Security)

"The money that goes into Social Security is not the government's money. it's your money. You paid for it."
- Mitch McConnell
(Related: Money, Government, Security)

"The president feels not only do we need to change these rogue regimes, but even our friendly allies, who really basically have, sort of, benign dictatorships, need to get with the program if they want to have long-term security and prosperity from terrorism."
- Mitch McConnell
(Related: Change, President, Prosperity, Security, Terrorism, Want)

"There is a lot of room for improvement in Social Security. We owe our children the most financially sound system possible. They will have paid into it their entire working lives. They deserve to be protected by it. for our children and grandchildren."
- Mitch McConnell
(Related: Children, Improvement, Security, Sound, Will)

"We all know that Social Security is one of this country's greatest success stories in the 20th century."
- Mitch McConnell
(Related: Success, Country, Security)

"We need to strengthen and save Social Security for today's workers. If we don't act now, this system, born out of the New Deal, will become a bad deal."
- Mitch McConnell
(Related: Act, Now, Security, Today, Will, Workers)

"I would rather be a security guard than a rock star."
- Bruce McCulloch
(Related: Security)

"The men and women of our armed forces played an instrumental role in the election process - securing polling sites and providing security - that allowed so many Iraqis the opportunity to vote freely for the first time ever."
- John M. McHugh
(Related: Men, Time, Women, Opportunity, First, Security, Vote)

"I couldn't go anywhere unless there was a security guard with me. That spoiled my life. It was like being in captivity. Those days are gone, and I don't ever want to see that happen to me again. Now I can wander around the streets of Los Angeles on my own. I like it that way."
- Christine McVie
(Related: Life, Being, Now, Security, Want)

"Well, Mr. Speaker, if so many of these Iraqis are ready to come up and to provide the security, the police work in the country, then surely there should be no problem with putting American forces into the background instead of having them up front."
- Marty Meehan
(Related: Work, American, Country, Police, Security)

"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)

"Port Security is one of our weakest security links, and it must be one of our highest priorities."
- Kendrick Meek
(Related: Priorities, Security)

"Tens of thousands of South Florida jobs are dependent on the trade and commerce that our ports provide, and we have to make sure that we spend our security dollars wisely."
- Kendrick Meek
(Related: Commerce, Jobs, Security, Trade)

"Why shouldn't future generations and young Americans have the choice to earn a higher rate of return? Why shouldn't they be able to own their own Social Security so that Congress can't spend it on other things?"
- Ken Mehlman
(Related: Americans, Choice, Congress, Future, Generations, Security)

"Most people want security in this world, not liberty."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: People, Liberty, Security, Want, World)

"Secondly, security. Both the challenges we face in the world and the responsibilities that our country has in protecting our people, are major issues. We need to do more in the context of domestic security."
- Robert Menendez
(Related: People, Country, Security, World)

"Security is like virginity: you're either a virgin or you're not. You either have security or you don't."
- Lennart Meri
(Related: Security)

"TSA serves as the operator, administrator and regulator for the nation's transportation security. But in fact, the TSA bureaucracy does all it can to thwart any conversion to a system with more private-sector operations and strong federal oversight and standards. This agency cannot, and should not, do it all."
- John Mica
(Related: Bureaucracy, Fact, Nation, Security)

"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
(Related: Failure, Behavior, Bureaucracy, Countries, Israel, Security)

"Condoleezza Rice, the national security adviser, is right there... she's in town because her father was at Johnson Smith College... and she was delivering a speech there."
- Al Michaels
(Related: Father, College, National security, Right, Speech)

"When one gets old and they are sick, there are not many things they can count on but they should be able to count on Social Security. Our seniors' retirement should never rely on the bull of political promises or the bear of the market."
- Barbara Mikulski
(Related: Old, Promises, Retirement, Security)

"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)

"I am emphatically against the privatization of Social Security. It is going to hurt millions of American women, American families and ultimately the whole country."
- Barbara Mikulski
(Related: Women, American, Country, Hurt, 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
(Related: Man, Mind, Order, Pain, Security, Trouble, Will)

"Second, the facility at Guantanamo Bay is necessary to national security."
- Jeff Miller
(Related: National security)

"It is not secret here in Congress we have not had the discipline in many instances to keep our hands out of the cookie jar of Social Security. Now to stop this I propose that in the future that Congress cannot get its hands on the money in the first place."
- Jeff Miller
(Related: Money, Discipline, Congress, First, Future, Now, Security)

"I believe that it is irresponsible, it is basically part of the crisis of leadership in D.C. to not look at Social Security and understand that there has got to be a solution posed. We've got to take a look at it and make sure that we create a solution so our seniors aren't left out in the cold."
- Joe Miller
(Related: Leadership, Crisis, Security, Solution)

"Social Security, for example - I'm 43. I've paid into the system. You know what? That money has been stolen from me. I know that my parents who are on Social Security - they've got to continue to receive it. They're dependent on it. It is their primary source of income."
- Joe Miller
(Related: Money, Example, Income, Parents, Security)

"The quality of life decreases with heightened security."
- Rebecca Miller
(Related: Life, Quality, Security)

"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
(Related: Community, Identity, Luxury, Security, Sense, Support)

"For more than 20 years, on every one of the great issues of freedom and security, John Kerry has been more wrong, more weak and more wobbly than any other national figure."
- Zell Miller
(Related: Freedom, Security, Wrong, Years)

"John Kerry, who says he doesn't like outsourcing, wants to outsource our national security."
- Zell Miller
(Related: National security)

"Motivated more by partisan politics than by national security, today's Democratic leaders see America as an occupier, not a liberator. And nothing makes this Marine madder than someone calling American troops occupiers rather than liberators."
- Zell Miller
(Related: Politics, America, American, Leaders, National security, Nothing, Today, Troops)

"But wealth is a great means of refinement; and it is a security for gentleness, since it removes disturbing anxieties."
- Donald G. Mitchell
(Related: Wealth, Security)

"Security is always going to be a cat and mouse game because there'll be people out there that are hunting for the zero day award, you have people that don't have configuration management, don't have vulnerability management, don't have patch management."
- Kevin Mitnick
(Related: People, Management, Day, Hunting, Mouse, Security, Vulnerability)

"We have problems with our physical security, operational security through to management."
- Kevin Mitnick
(Related: Management, Problems, Security)

"Then again, my case was all about the misappropriation of source code because I wanted to become the best hacker in the world and I enjoyed beating the security mechanisms."
- Kevin Mitnick
(Related: Security, World)

"But a lot of businesses out there don't see the return on investment, they look at it as a liability, and until they can understand that proactive security actually returns, gives them a return on investment, it's still a hard sell for people."
- Kevin Mitnick
(Related: People, Investment, Security)

"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
(Related: People, Help, Pressure, Retirement, Security, Trying)

"I want to give producers more financial security."
- Estelle Morris
(Related: Financial, Security, Want)

"I'd like to fly. Then I wouldn't have to wait in airport security lines."
- Jim Morris
(Related: Security)

"We can no longer stand for the Security Council passing resolutions and then in effect heaving alongside and taking a vacation. We cannot leave it to the secretary general to go cap in hand."
- Alex Morrison
(Related: Effect, Security, Vacation)

"However, I think, first of all, that what's happening in Sierra Leone is going to have the great influence on those governments who will be asked to provide forces to the Congo. Second, of course, the Security Council has no professional military advice organized in any way."
- Alex Morrison
(Related: Advice, First, Influence, Military, Security, Will)

"I think there has to be greater heed paid by the Security Council members to military advice."
- Alex Morrison
(Related: Advice, Military, Security)

"I grew up thinking that singing was my security."
- Nana Mouskouri
(Related: Security, Singing, Thinking)

"Our votes must go together with our guns. After all, any vote we shall have, shall have been the product of the gun. The gun which produces the vote should remain its security officer - its guarantor. The people's votes and the people's guns are always inseparable twins."
- Robert Mugabe
(Related: People, Security, Twins, Vote)

"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
(Related: Information, National security, Responsibility)

"Maybe I'm less sensitive to these issues because I see that what people need first is economic security, and only when they have that can they afford to focus on human rights."
- Peter Munk
(Related: People, First, Focus, Rights, Human rights, Security)

"The face of terrorism in Iraq is dead. Abu Musab al Zarqawi brutalized, tortured, and killed thousands of innocent people, forcing Iraqis to live in fear. The Iraqi people finally had enough, and gave up his whereabouts to the Iraqi security forces."
- Tim Murphy
(Related: People, Fear, Iraq, Security, Terrorism)

"Since September 11, the U.S. has significantly improved its security to prevent another attack."
- Timothy Murphy
(Related: Security)

"Funding privatized accounts with Social Security dollars would not only make the program's long term problems worse, but many believe it represents a first step toward undermining the program's fundamental goals."
- Patty Murray
(Related: Goals, First, Problems, Security)

"Security is still the most important issue facing Washington state residents and millions of Americans - the security of having a job, of access to affordable health care, of a quality education, and of protecting our homeland and defending our nation."
- Patty Murray
(Related: Health, Education, Quality, Americans, Care, Job, Nation, Security, State, Washington)

"It is frightening that in recent years such an increase has occurred in acts of terrorism, which have even reached peaceful countries such as ours. And as a "remedy", more and more security forces are established to protect the lives of individual men and women."
- Alva Myrdal
(Related: Men, Women, Countries, Security, Terrorism, Years)

"The president's claim that Social Security is going broke is misleading at best. The sky is not falling, although there is no doubt that the system needs to be strengthened."
- Grace Napolitano
(Related: Doubt, Misleading, Needs, President, Security, Sky)

"We must work to stabilize Social Security. We must not gamble with our nation's social insurance program, one of our most popular and effective federal programs that has remained dependable and stable for the past 70 years."
- Grace Napolitano
(Related: Work, Nation, Past, Popular, Security, Years)

"There is a need for Social Security reform to ensure its stability, and Congress must act."
- Grace Napolitano
(Related: Act, Congress, Reform, Security, Stability)

"To allow all U.S. workers to put part of their earnings into private investment accounts would definitely erode the Social Security system and cause uncertainty for new investors."
- Grace Napolitano
(Related: Cause, Investment, Security, Uncertainty, Workers)

"We must level with the people and explain to them that Social Security will first face funding problems in 2042 that can be fixed now with changes that do not undermine and ultimately drain from the entire program."
- Grace Napolitano
(Related: People, First, Now, Problems, Security, Will)

"Our Hispanic community needs to understand how important the Social Security system is for not only its retired citizens, but also its disabled workers."
- Grace Napolitano
(Related: Community, Needs, Security, Workers)

"Even without reforms, the Social Security fund will be able to meet 100 percent of its obligations until 2042."
- Grace Napolitano
(Related: Security, Will)

"Our political leaders must be honest and forthcoming with data that will allow citizens to use facts and figures to judge for themselves what state Social Security is in."
- Grace Napolitano
(Related: Facts, Leaders, Political leaders, Security, State, Will)

"Social Security has been effective for 70 years; prior predictions of its demise have been totally overstated."
- Grace Napolitano
(Related: Security, Years)

"Almost half of all Latinas currently on Social Security rely exclusively on their benefit check in retirement."
- Grace Napolitano
(Related: Retirement, Security)

"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)

"Because Social Security is specifically designed to boost the retirement income of low earners with a progressive benefit formula, the program has played an enormous and necessary role in keeping Latinas out of poverty."
- Grace Napolitano
(Related: Formula, Income, Poverty, Retirement, Security)

"The last thing the Department of Homeland Security is about is infringing on anybody's constitutionally protected rights."
- Janet Napolitano
(Related: Rights, 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)

"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
(Related: Travel, People, Aviation, Day, Security)

"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
(Related: Technology, Environment, Security)

"Under the Bush plan, Social Security gets weaker, not stronger."
- Richard Neal
(Related: Security)

"President Bush is manufacturing a crisis by suggesting that Social Security is in imminent danger. It is not."
- Richard Neal
(Related: Crisis, Danger, Manufacturing, President, Security)

"We can preserve Social Security benefits for generations of Americans without privatizing this important program."
- Richard Neal
(Related: Americans, Benefits, Generations, Security)

"Fundamentally, I believe that the U.S. can improve its international standing and its national security by expanding trade and strengthening its relationships with moderate Muslim countries."
- Richard Neal
(Related: Muslim, Countries, National security, Relationships, Trade)

"Every woman needs one man in her life who is strong and responsible. Given this security, she can proceed to do what she really wants to do-fall in love with men who are weak and irresponsible."
- Richard J. Needham
(Related: Life, Love, Men, Man, Needs, Security, Woman)

"Of course, we should all be aware of what we're packing in our carry-on luggage - anything that might be considered dangerous could be confiscated at a security checkpoint."
- David Neeleman
(Related: Security)

"I believe the public's confidence would be increased if the federal government took over the functions of airport security screening for all passengers."
- David Neeleman
(Related: Government, Confidence, Public, Security)

"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)

"Clearly, border security has been the top domestic issue of the year, and rightly so. Securing our borders is an essential aspect of our national security."
- Randy Neugebauer
(Related: National security)

"Border security is a complex issue and will remain a top priority during the 2007 legislative year. As Congress works to fix this problem, I will continue to push for strong measures that beef up security at our borders."
- Randy Neugebauer
(Related: Congress, Security, Will)

"President Bush has a track record of making the right decisions when it comes to national security."
- Randy Neugebauer
(Related: Decisions, National security, President, Right)

"The Secure Fence Act, which authorizes the construction of 700 miles of security barriers along the southwest border, has now been sent to President Bush for his signature. This piece of legislation is an important piece of the border security puzzle."
- Randy Neugebauer
(Related: Act, Legislation, Now, President, Security)

"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)

"It is outrageous to know that security procedures are apparently so lax at the Department of Veterans Affairs that a single bureaucrat had the ability to put the personal information of over 26 million Veterans at risk for sale to the highest criminal bidder."
- Bob Ney
(Related: Ability, Information, Risk, Security, Veterans)

"Effective use of Braille is as important to the blind as independent mobility, knowledge in the use of adaptive technology, and the core belief that equality, opportunity and security are truly possible for all people who are blind."
- Bob Ney
(Related: Equality, Technology, People, Knowledge, Opportunity, Belief, Blind, Security)

"I used to think that one of the great signs of security was the ability to just walk away."
- Jack Nicholson
(Related: Ability, Security)

"The biggest mistake that you can make is to believe that you are working for somebody else. Job security is gone. The driving force of a career must come from the individual. Remember: Jobs are owned by the company, you own your career!"
- Earl Nightingale
(Related: Mistake, Career, Company, Driving, Force, Job, Jobs, Security)

"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
(Related: Government, People, American, Freedom, Now, Security)

"One of the things that bothers me most is the growing belief in the country that security is more important than freedom. It ain't."
- Lyn Nofziger
(Related: Belief, Country, Freedom, Security)

"I don't have the energy or the mental security to get involved with all that. I think it's a good idea to be able to disappear into the story, so that the first thing the audience sees isn't you, but the part."
- Jeremy Northam
(Related: Idea, Energy, First, Security)

"My security comes from my senses, my sensing the direction I should go and suddenly I felt out of tune, out of step with what other people wanted or what other people expected of me."
- Kim Novak
(Related: People, Direction, Security, Senses)

"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
(Related: Force, Military, National security, Objectives, Order)

"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
(Related: Healthcare, Now, Security)

"It was the labor movement that helped secure so much of what we take for granted today. The 40-hour work week, the minimum wage, family leave, health insurance, Social Security, Medicare, retirement plans. The cornerstones of the middle-class security all bear the union label."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Family, Health, Work, Labor, Retirement, Security, Today, Wage)

"When we think of the major threats to our national security, the first to come to mind are nuclear proliferation, rogue states and global terrorism. But another kind of threat lurks beyond our shores, one from nature, not humans - an avian flu pandemic."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Nature, First, Mind, National security, states, Terrorism)

"Without security it is difficult for a woman to look or feel beautiful."
- Merle Oberon
(Related: Security, Woman)

"By reading Huckleberry Finn I felt I was able to justify my act of going into the mountain forest at night and sleeping among the trees with a sense of security which I could never find indoors."
- Kenzaburo Oe
(Related: Act, Night, Reading, Security, Sense, Trees)

"Security was another reason. You never know what can happen to you when you earn a lot of money."
- Ed O'Neill
(Related: Money, Reason, Security)

"Owning a home is a keystone of wealth... both financial affluence and emotional security."
- Suze Orman
(Related: Home, Financial, Wealth, Security)

"This Congress has promised all manner of border security and port security to the tune of billions of dollars... yet we have - to date - funded our promises for port security at only $900 million. That's quite a distance between what we say and what we actually do."
- Solomon Ortiz
(Related: Congress, Promises, Security)

"Over the last five years, the Administration and the majority in Congress have appropriated less than $900 million for port security grants - despite the Coast Guard's determination that $5.4 billion is needed over 10 years."
- Solomon Ortiz
(Related: Determination, Congress, Majority, Security, Years)

"In South Texas, we understand how vital port security is and we fear the day a weapon of mass destruction could be brought into a U.S. port in a container and cause hundreds of thousands of casualties."
- Solomon Ortiz
(Related: Fear, Cause, Day, Destruction, Security)

"In fact, in 2002, the Secretary of Defense authorized such support on a reimbursable basis to organizations formerly components of the Department of Justice and Department of the Treasury and currently components of the Department of Homeland Security."
- Solomon Ortiz
(Related: Defense, Fact, Justice, Security, Support)

"Americans no longer look to government for economic security; rather, they look to their portfolios."
- Bill Owens
(Related: Government, Americans, Security)

"Ideally the world would look like Davos, where there's more security than we can even see on the street."
- Bill Owens
(Related: Security, World)

"I believe the Patriot Act strikes the right balance needed to protect our freedom and security."
- Bill Owens
(Related: Act, Balance, Freedom, Right, Security)

"There's a kind of sick security some people get out of keeping away from people with disabilities. They are running away from any situation that's not totally pure and all-American and that requires them to do any thinking."
- Major Owens
(Related: People, Running, Security, Thinking)

"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
(Related: Trust, War, People, Country, Now, Result, Security, Will)

"The instant formal government is abolished, society begins to act. A general association takes place, and common interest produces common security."
- Thomas Paine
(Related: Government, Society, Act, Interest, Security)

"There is something that Governments care for far more than human life, and that is the security of property, and so it is through property that we shall strike the enemy. Be militant each in your own way. I incite this meeting to rebellion."
- Emmeline Pankhurst
(Related: Life, Care, Enemy, Meeting, Property, Rebellion, Security)

"Bad directors will tell you they absolutely know how to do it, and how it has to happen; there's this insecurity that leads them to feeling like they have to control everything."
- Molly Parker
(Related: Control, Feeling, Insecurity, Will)

"We like security: we like the pope to be infallible in matters of faith, and grave doctors to be so in moral questions so that we can feel reassured."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Faith, Doctors, Grave, Questions)

"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
(Related: Benefits, Democrats, Fight, Republicans, Security, Will)

"The impact of climate change is a tremendous risk to the security and well-being of our countries."
- Nancy Pelosi
(Related: Change, Climate, Climate change, Countries, Risk, Security)

"It's time to stop the raid on the Social Security trust fund and start allowing Americans to invest their Social Security taxes in personal savings accounts."
- Mike Pence
(Related: Time, Trust, Americans, Security, Taxes)

"By requiring that any surplus in Social Security taxes be returned to the American people in personal savings accounts, the plan ensures that Social Security taxes will be used for Social Security."
- Mike Pence
(Related: People, American, Security, Taxes, Will)

"For more than forty years, the United States Congress has shamelessly used payroll taxes intended for Social Security to fund big government spending."
- Mike Pence
(Related: Government, Congress, Security, states, Taxes, United, Years)

"We are ready to engage in international co-operation against terrorism with a view to safeguarding national interests and regional security and stability."
- Li Peng
(Related: Security, Stability, Terrorism)

"I was initially recruited while I was in business school back in the late sixties by the National Security Agency, the nation's largest and least understood spy organization; but ultimately I worked for private corporations."
- John Perkins
(Related: Business, Corporations, Nation, National security, School)

"When the National Security Agency recruited me, they put me through a day of lie detector tests. They found out all my weaknesses and immediately seduced me. They used the strongest drugs in our culture, sex, power and money, to win me over."
- John Perkins
(Related: Power, Money, Sex, Lie, Culture, Day, Drugs, National security, Tests)

"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
(Related: Fire, Security)

"I probably was as bad as a security guard as I was as a tie salesman."
- David Hyde Pierce
(Related: Security)

"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
(Related: Love, Hair, May, Security)

"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)

"I did not want to provide a blueprint or roadmap for the terrorists, saying 'Here are our new security procedures'."
- John Pistole
(Related: Saying, Security, Want)

"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)

"The bottom line is, if somebody doesn't go through proper security screening, they're not going to go on the flight."
- John Pistole
(Related: Security)

"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
(Related: People, Concern, Information, Law, Security)

"The bottom line is how do we best provide for the security of the traveling public in light of a determined enemy who is adept at constructing well-designed, well-concealed devices which would not show up in a walk-through metal detector? We're trying to employ the best technology to identify any possible threat."
- John Pistole
(Related: Technology, Enemy, Light, Public, Security, Traveling, Trying)

"Ultimately I think what people care about, particularly on an issue like Social Security, is not really what's right and what's left but what's right and what's wrong."
- John Podesta
(Related: People, Care, Right, Security, Wrong)

"One of the reasons I continue to speak out is that the solutions to the counterterrorism problem involve other parts of the national security community - especially other elements of the Department of Defense, State, FBI, Homeland Security and the staff."
- John Poindexter
(Related: Community, Defense, National security, State)

"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
(Related: Technology, Ability, Privacy, Security, Trade)

"I think that's the main threat in Bosnia and Rwanda and Zaire. There doesn't seem to be much willingness to engage these problems unless they directly affect national security interests."
- John Pomfret
(Related: National security, Problems)

"We must plan for freedom, and not only for security, if for no other reason than that only freedom can make security secure."
- Karl Popper
(Related: Freedom, Reason, Security)

"We were reminded first-hand of the work that still needs to be done in Iraq on the security front when insurgents fired five rounds into the base while we were still meeting with the nurses."
- Jon Porter
(Related: Work, First, Iraq, Meeting, Needs, Nurses, Security)

"The Patriot Act removed major legal barriers that prevented the law enforcement, intelligence, and national defense communities from talking and coordinating their work to protect the American people and our national security."
- Jon Porter
(Related: Legal, Work, Intelligence, People, Act, American, Defense, Law, National security, Talking)

"The purposes of the United States should not be doubted. The Security Council resolutions will be enforced - the just demands of peace and security will be met - or action will be unavoidable. And a regime that has lost its legitimacy will also lose its power."
- Colin Powell
(Related: Peace, Power, Action, Security, states, United, Will)

"And so we go over the cliff fiscally, and our Republican friends try to pin the blame on discretionary domestic spending, including spending for security. We pass budget resolutions that fall far short."
- David E. Price
(Related: Blame, Friends, Republican, Security)

"Power always has to be kept in check; power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous."
- William Proxmire
(Related: Power, National security)

"I believe it is essential that we close the security gaps that put our nation at risk, and I will continue to fight for the funding that will secure high-risk targets, such as our ports and borders."
- Mark Pryor
(Related: Fight, Nation, Risk, Security, Will)

"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
(Related: Reform, Security)

"Without that sense of security which property gives, the land would still be uncultivated."
- Francois Quesnay
(Related: Land, Property, Security, Sense)

"Some pacifists have carried the sound idea of the prime importance of security too far, to the point of declaring that any consideration of disarmament is superfluous and pointless as long as eternal peace has not been attained."
- Ludwig Quidde
(Related: Peace, Idea, Consideration, Importance, Security, Sound)

"When distrust exists between governments, when there is a danger of war, they will not be willing to disarm even when logic indicates that disarmament would not affect military security at all."
- Ludwig Quidde
(Related: War, Danger, Distrust, Logic, Military, Security, Will)

"Thus, if armaments were curtailed without a secure peace and all countries disarmed proportionately, military security would have been in no way affected."
- Ludwig Quidde
(Related: Peace, Countries, Military, Security)

"The security of which we speak is to be attained by the development of international law through an international organization based on the principles of law and justice."
- Ludwig Quidde
(Related: Development, Justice, Law, Principles, Security)

"The relationship of the two problems is rather the reverse. To a great extent disarmament is dependent on guarantees of peace. Security comes first and disarmament second."
- Ludwig Quidde
(Related: Peace, First, Problems, Security)

"The popular, and one may say naive, idea is that peace can be secured by disarmament and that disarmament must therefore precede the attainment of absolute security and lasting peace."
- Ludwig Quidde
(Related: Peace, Idea, May, Popular, Security)

"Limitation of armaments in itself is economically and financially important quite apart from security."
- Ludwig Quidde
(Related: Security)

"Disarmament or limitation of armaments, which depends on the progress made on security, also contributes to the maintenance of peace."
- Ludwig Quidde
(Related: Peace, Progress, Security)

"America is a country that seems forever to be toddler or teenager, at those two stages of human development characterized by conflict between autonomy and security."
- Anna Quindlen
(Related: Development, America, Conflict, Country, Security)

"I never know what I'm going to do for the Post next. Two weeks ago I had a piece on Homeland Security. This is one of my pig ongoing projects. How unprepared we are for a terrorist attack."
- Sally Quinn
(Related: Post, Projects, Security)

"Israel has an important principle: It is only Israel that is responsible for our security."
- Yitzhak Rabin
(Related: Israel, Security)

"I think the elections have gone well, although there is so much insecurity in Iraq. So far during the counting of ballots, there has not been a significant complaint. We have to wait to see what the outcome of the counting is."
- Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
(Related: Complaint, Elections, Insecurity, Iraq)

"We also need to strengthen the security of our borders and ports and strictly control immigration."
- Jim Ramstad
(Related: Control, Security)

"First, the security and privacy of sensitive taxpayer information is absolutely essential."
- Jim Ramstad
(Related: First, Information, Privacy, Security)

"Our nation owes a debt of gratitude to the 9/11 Commission members for their valuable service and important recommendations to improve homeland security."
- Jim Ramstad
(Related: Gratitude, Debt, Nation, Security, Service)

"And it's also producing a growth in debt to the United States that will weight very heavily in a country that has to address issues like having more old people to be covered by Social Security or by pension in the future."
- Rodrigo Rato
(Related: People, Growth, Country, Debt, Future, Old, Security, states, United, Weight, Will)

"The greatest security for Israel is to create new Egypts."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Israel, Security)

"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
(Related: Defense, Environment, National security)

"Instead of being taught independence, energy, and enterprise, our youth today is taught to look for security."
- B. Carroll Reece
(Related: Being, Energy, Independence, Security, Today, Youth)

"The President has no real plan to address the fiscal challenges arising from the retirement of the baby boom generation, let alone a plan to fix Social Security."
- Jack Reed
(Related: Baby, President, Retirement, Security)

"The administration is manufacturing a crisis that does not exist in order to dismantle Social Security."
- Jack Reed
(Related: Crisis, Manufacturing, Order, Security)

"Going forward, as we work to strengthen our border in the interests of homeland security, we must also recognize the economic importance of immigration reform."
- Dave Reichert
(Related: Work, Importance, Reform, Security)

"It's basic due diligence to make sure that whenever a foreign entity acquires a controlling interest in a U.S. company that national security isn't threatened."
- Dave Reichert
(Related: Company, Diligence, Interest, National security)

"While port security remains one of our single greatest vulnerabilities, it makes little sense to give operational control of our ports to a foreign nation without first doing proper investigations."
- Dave Reichert
(Related: Control, First, Nation, Security, Sense)

"There's a lot we can do to improve American's retirement security, but it's wrong to replace the guaranteed benefit that Americans have earned with a guaranteed benefit cut of forty percent or more."
- Harry Reid
(Related: American, Americans, Retirement, Security, Wrong)

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

"We need only look to our Navajo Code Talkers during World War II to see the value that Native languages bring not only to their culture, but to the security of all Americans."
- Rick Renzi
(Related: War, Americans, Culture, Security, Value, World, World war)

"Acting has given me a way to channel my angst. I feel like an overweight, pimply faced kid a lot of the time - and finding a way to access that insecurity, and put it toward something creative is incredibly rewarding. I feel very lucky."
- Ryan Reynolds
(Related: Time, Acting, Insecurity)

"There's no doubt that it's still a dangerous place, Afghanistan. The fortunate thing is that the United States was helping to provide security for Chairman Karzai. And it shows that the United States is committed to that regime."
- Condoleezza Rice
(Related: Afghanistan, Doubt, Security, states, United)

"We are at war, and our security as a nation depends on winning that war."
- Condoleezza Rice
(Related: War, Winning, Nation, Security)

"It has been, after all, 11 years, more than a decade now, of defiance of U.N. resolutions by Saddam Hussein. Every obligation that he signed onto after the Gulf War, so that he would not be a threat to peace and security, he has ignored and flaunted."
- Condoleezza Rice
(Related: Peace, War, Defiance, Now, Obligation, Security, Years)

"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)

"Insecurity, commonly regarded as a weakness in normal people, is the basic tool of the actor's trade."
- Miranda Richardson
(Related: People, Actor, Insecurity, Trade, Weakness)

"Never surrender opportunity for security."
- Branch Rickey
(Related: Opportunity, Security, Surrender)

"I'm confident that the terrorists are aware that from the curb to the cockpit we've got additional security measures that didn't exist a couple of years ago."
- Tom Ridge
(Related: Security, Years)

"We need to continue our full support of the nascent Iraqi government by helping to rebuild their economic infrastructure and maintain security while training the Iraqi security forces."
- Pat Roberts
(Related: Government, Security, Support, Training)

"Security for agriculture merits serious concern by not only the agricultural community but our nation as a whole. The risk to the U.S. food supply and overall economy is real."
- Pat Roberts
(Related: Food, Agriculture, Community, Concern, Economy, Nation, Risk, Security)

"What I heard was that Bush is now positioned to have victory after victory. He'll have Social Security reform passed, that he'll have tax reform passed, that he'll have conservative judges on the courts."
- Pat Robertson
(Related: Victory, Conservative, Tax, Judges, Now, Reform, Security)

"Accordingly, when the supply of gold runs short, the security behind the notes is diminished, the loaning of notes is restricted or suspended, and the panic follows."
- John Buchanan Robinson
(Related: Gold, Security)

"Being a blockhead is sometimes the best security against being cheated by a man of wit."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Being, Man, Security, Wit)

"The remarks about my reaching the age of Social Security and coming to the end of the road, they jolted me. And that was good. Because I sure as hell had no intention of just sitting around for the rest of my life. So I'd whip out the paints and really go to it."
- Norman Rockwell
(Related: Age, Life, End, Hell, Intention, Rest, Road, Security)

"And let us be frank, the security threats that emanate from our ports come from foreign cargo."
- Dana Rohrabacher
(Related: Security)

"I have the show because I'm insecure. It's my insecurity that makes me want to be a comic, that makes me need the audience."
- Ray Romano
(Related: Insecurity, Want)

"We will strengthen our security by building missile defense, restoring our military might, and standing by and strengthening our intelligence officers."
- Mitt Romney
(Related: Intelligence, Building, Defense, Military, Security, Will)

"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
(Related: Positive, Conservatism, Economy, Security, Thinking)

"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."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: People, Freedom, Independence, Job, Security)

"We continue to recognize the greater ability of some to earn more than others. But we do assert that the ambition of the individual to obtain for him a proper security is an ambition to be preferred to the appetite for great wealth and great power."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: Power, Wealth, Ability, Ambition, Appetite, Security)

"Social Security should have a self-sustaining portion that was funded by contributions from both employers and employees. That's what we know and have known for 70 successful years."
- James Roosevelt
(Related: Successful, Employees, Security, Self, Years)

"Small changes done now would preserve Social Security at full benefit."
- James Roosevelt
(Related: Now, Security)

"It has to have a payroll tax that's dedicated to Social Security. The Social Security tax has been very successful over the years in raising almost all of our elderly citizens out of poverty."
- James Roosevelt
(Related: Successful, Elderly, Tax, Poverty, Security, Years)

"Even the Congressional Budget Office and the Social Security trustees appointed by the president say that Social Security is financially sound, without any changes for the next 40 to 50 years."
- James Roosevelt
(Related: Office, President, Security, Sound, Years)

"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
(Related: Enemy, Security)

"Our volunteer fire departments know their needs better than Washington, D.C. They need more flexibility on spending grant money from FEMA and Homeland Security."
- Mike Ross
(Related: Money, Fire, Flexibility, Needs, Security, Washington)

"We are told that the possession of nuclear weapons - in some cases even the testing of these weapons - is essential for national security. But this argument can be made by other countries as well."
- Joseph Rotblat
(Related: Argument, Countries, National security, Possession, Testing, Weapons)

"If the militarily most powerful - and least threatened - states need nuclear weapons for their security, how can one deny such security to countries that are truly insecure? The present nuclear policy is a recipe for proliferation. It is a policy for disaster."
- Joseph Rotblat
(Related: Policy, Countries, Disaster, Present, Security, states, Weapons)

"Well, it's taken a long time to get the Department of Homeland Security established. It's taken a long time for the Congress to decide how much it wanted to fund."
- Warren Rudman
(Related: Time, Congress, Security)

"The other thing about FEMA, my understanding is that it was supposed to move into the Department of Homeland Security... and be what it was, but also having a lot of lateral communication with all those others involved in that issue of homeland security."
- Warren Rudman
(Related: Communication, Security, Understanding)

"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
(Related: Caution, Decisions, President, Security)

"See that you buy the field where the Pearl is; sell all, and make a purchase of salvation. Think it not easy: for it is a steep ascent to eternal glory: many are lying dead by the way, slain with security."
- Samuel Rutherford
(Related: Lying, Salvation, Security)

"This debt crisis coming to our country. The wall and tidal wave of debt that is befalling our nation. Medicare and Social Security go bankrupt within ten years, we have a debt that is looming so high that in the last year of President Obama's budget just the interest payments on our debt is $916 billion dollars."
- Paul Ryan
(Related: Country, Crisis, Debt, Interest, Nation, President, Security, Years)

"The rate of return on Social Security for people nearing retirement is about 1.5 percent. By the time young children like mine are ready to retire, that rate of return will be a negative percentage."
- Paul Ryan
(Related: Time, People, Negative, Children, Retirement, Security, Will)

"To my knowledge, the Department of Homeland Security has focused on detection devices that are large, expensive, use a large amount of energy, and cannot easily be placed in or on a shipping container."
- Jim Ryun
(Related: Knowledge, Energy, Security)

"In fact, entitlement spending on programs such as Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security make up 54% of federal spending, and spending is projected to double within the next decade. Medicare is growing by 9% annually, and Medicaid by 8% annually."
- Jim Ryun
(Related: Fact, Security)

"Mr. Chairman, on September 11, we were attacked by terrorists who took advantage of weaknesses in our border security. After infiltrating our country, the terrorists were able to conceal their real identities, and thereby plot their attacks without fear of being apprehended."
- Jim Ryun
(Related: Fear, Being, Country, Security)

"As I said a moment ago, there is no higher priority in our budget, or certainly in the budgets of the past few years, than providing for what is needed for the protection and security of our country and support of our troops."
- Jim Ryun
(Related: Budgets, Country, Past, Protection, Security, Support, Troops, Years)

"We've taken the view that if the rest of the world would democratize and create market economies, that would spread the benefits of prosperity around the world, and that it would enhance our own prosperity, and our own stability and security, as well."
- Jeffrey Sachs
(Related: Benefits, Prosperity, Rest, Security, Stability, World)

"Our talks in Paris tackled economic, democratic, security and political issues; we talked on means for combating terrorism, in addition to latest regional and international developments of mutual interest, especially those in region."
- Ali A. Saleh
(Related: Interest, Paris, Security, Terrorism)

"Isn't that the ultimate homeland security, standing up and defending marriage?"
- Rick Santorum
(Related: Marriage, Security)

"We are confronting a situation in which 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
(Related: Crisis, Manufacturing, Security)

"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
(Related: Crisis, Manufacturing, Security)

"I was very concerned that President Bush is still trying to frighten or scare the American people with respect to the condition of the Social Security system."
- Paul Sarbanes
(Related: People, American, President, Respect, Security, Trying)

"It is only natural that for any statesman at the helm of any government the question of his country's security should be a concern of the utmost importance."
- Eisaku Sato
(Related: Government, Concern, Country, Importance, Question, Security)

"Security is an attempt to try to make the universe static so that we feel safe."
- Anne Wilson Schaef
(Related: Security, Universe)

"I am regularly asked what the average Internet user can do to ensure his security. My first answer is usually 'Nothing; you're screwed'."
- Bruce Scheneier
(Related: First, Internet, Security)

"On the other hand, all kinds of adventurous schemes to add security checkpoints to subway and bus systems have been circulating since the London attacks. This is nonsense. No one can guaranty 100 percent security."
- Otto Schily
(Related: London, Nonsense, Security)

"After Madrid, we intensified our investigative efforts once again, and we are in the process of bringing about expansions in security laws and creating an index file system."
- Otto Schily
(Related: Laws, Security)

"History offers no evidence for the proposition that the assignment of women to military combat jobs is the way to win wars, improve combat readiness, or promote national security."
- Phyllis Schlafly
(Related: History, Women, Jobs, Military, National security)

"How can we protect homeland security unless the government stops the invasion of illegal aliens?"
- Phyllis Schlafly
(Related: Government, Security)

"The desire for security must be balanced with our regard for liberty."
- Samuel Schmid
(Related: Desire, Liberty, Security)

"If you think technology can solve your security problems, then you don't understand the problems and you don't understand the technology."
- Bruce Schneier
(Related: Technology, Problems, Security)

"The user's going to pick dancing pigs over security every time."
- Bruce Schneier
(Related: Time, Dancing, Security)

"A market that's as open as possible is the precondition for a successful economy, and a successful economy is the precondition to being able to pay for social security."
- Gerhard Schroder
(Related: Successful, Being, Economy, Open, Security)

"It's horrible to think that a small cadre of people would manipulate that information. I mean, for God's sake, we've admitted that we were experimenting on our veterans with mustard gas. So there is no security question. It can't possibly be the reason."
- Dwight Schultz
(Related: God, People, Information, Question, Reason, Security, Veterans)

"In a brave new world, a post-September 11 world, anyone is going to make certain mistakes. The mistakes that have been made on homeland security, on protecting our Nation from another terrorist attack, are mistakes of omission. We are simply not doing enough."
- Charles Schumer
(Related: Mistakes, Nation, Post, Security, World)

"The United States must also continue to push the United Nations Security Council for strong action to thwart Iran's nuclear ambitions. In the meantime, it is our job to take meaningful steps to eliminate the threats posed by Iran."
- Allyson Schwartz
(Related: Action, Job, Nations, Security, states, United)

"Iran's continued pursuit of nuclear weapons, support for international terrorist organizations, and abhorrent human rights practices pose one of the greatest threats to global security."
- Allyson Schwartz
(Related: Rights, Human rights, Pursuit, Security, Support, Weapons)

"The situation in the West Bank and Gaza involves a military occupation amid urban guerrilla warfare, analogous to the British security measures in Northern Island, that hopefully will end with a cease-fire."
- Jack Schwartz
(Related: End, Military, Occupation, Security, Will)

"These funds will ensure that ports will be able to pay for adequate security measures to protect all Americans against terrorist attacks from our seaports."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: Americans, Security, Will)

"The first year of the Bush administration we used up all of the surplus and ended up just with the Social Security and Medicare surplus, and each year worse than the year before."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: First, Security)

"Each year over 2,500 commercial vessels enter the Port of Hampton Roads alone, so adequate funding for port security is a significant issue for those of us who live in Richmond and Hampton Roads."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: Security)

"I think we should worry about Social Security first and then tax cuts second."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: First, Tax, Security, Tax cuts, Worry)

"We have good security. It's hard to get in here. Barring a tactical entry where terrorists come in and hold us hostage, that's about the only thing that could possibly warrant me carrying a gun in the clubhouse. That's highly unlikely, and I admit that. But my personal belief is I don't want to suffer from the poor choices of others."
- Luke Scott
(Related: Belief, Choices, Poor, Security, Want)

"The Iraqis need help establishing a government. We have to provide them with security."
- Brent Scowcroft
(Related: Government, Help, Security)

"It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of a man and the security of a god."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: God, Greatness, Man, Security)

"Despite the state of denial exhibited by most Democrats, Americans all across the nation acknowledge that changes are necessary to preserve Social Security for today's younger workers."
- Jim Sensenbrenner
(Related: Americans, Democrats, Denial, Nation, Security, State, Today, Workers)

"The United States are a political state, or organized society, whose end is government, for the security, welfare, and happiness of all who live under its protection."
- William H. Seward
(Related: Happiness, Government, Society, End, Protection, Security, State, states, United, Welfare)

"Indeed, I think most Americans now know that in 1935 when Social Security was created, there were some 42 Americans working for every American collecting retirement benefits."
- John Shadegg
(Related: American, Americans, Benefits, Now, Retirement, Security)

"These smugglers, many of them present in trafficking through my State of Arizona, create false Social Security cards, false green cards, visas and a variety of other fraudulent documents as an essential part of their smuggling activities."
- John Shadegg
(Related: Cards, Present, Security, State, Variety)

"The reality is that the workforce relative to the number of people retired has shrunk and today in America there are only 3.3 working Americans paying payroll taxes to support each individual currently retired and collecting Social Security taxes."
- John Shadegg
(Related: People, America, Americans, Reality, Security, Support, Taxes, Today)

"Germany, I think, was first to substitute a Social Security program for its elderly based on this premise, that is, that we would tax workers to pay retirement benefits for those retired."
- John Shadegg
(Related: Benefits, Elderly, First, Tax, Germany, Retirement, Security, Workers)

"I just spent 11 and a half months in a maximum-security jail, got shot five times, and was wrongly convicted of a crime I didn't commit."
- Tupac Shakur
(Related: Crime, Months)

"I think President Bush tried to step up on Social Security even though the polls showed that was unpopular. He has not been successful and backed off, but I admire people who take on big problems."
- Donna Shalala
(Related: People, Successful, President, Problems, Security)

"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)

"The security fence is reversible. Human lives are irreversible."
- Silvan Shalom
(Related: Security)

"On one occasion in 1987 the security police came looking for me because of a drawing that I'd published."
- Jonathan Shapiro
(Related: Police, Security)

"By helping readers understand these mechanics, I hope they will appreciate why freedom is for everyone, why it is essential for our security and why the free world plays a critically important role in advancing democracy around the globe."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Hope, Democracy, Freedom, Security, Will, World)

"Israel would not do that, both because we cannot afford to be accused by the world of aggression and because we cannot, for security and social reasons, absorb in our midst a substantial Arab population."
- Moshe Sharett
(Related: Aggression, Israel, Population, Security, World)

"I imagine that the intention is to get rid of them. The interests of security demand that we get rid of them."
- Moshe Sharett
(Related: Intention, Security)

"An there is always the question: is it really proven that retaliatory actions solve the security problem?."
- Moshe Sharett
(Related: Actions, Security)

"Growth demands a temporary surrender of security."
- Gail Sheehy
(Related: Growth, Security, Surrender)

"That feeds anger, and I mean when we went and at last thank heavens got towards peace in Northern Ireland we went for justice within Northern Ireland as well as using security well, as well as a political settlement, but surely that is the lesson."
- Clare Short
(Related: Peace, Anger, Ireland, Justice, Security)

"Secondly I would like to make continuous efforts of stabilising cross Strait relations, eventually reaching peace across the Taiwan strait and stability and security in the Asia Pacific region."
- Chen Shui-bian
(Related: Peace, Security, Stability)

"Our national security is at risk when we rely on foreign oil to keep our economy moving forward."
- Bill Shuster
(Related: Economy, National security, Oil, Risk)

"We need to enact a strong standard that will stop a terrorist or illegal alien from getting a driver's license because border security is a major concern in a post-September 11th world."
- Bill Shuster
(Related: Concern, Post, Security, Will, World)

"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
(Related: Importance, National security, Service)

"There's been a lot said about Social Security reform. What has been left out of the debate is the double tax on Social Security benefits. I believe it's time to get rid of a tax that punishes seniors and discourages work and retirement savings."
- Rob Simmons
(Related: Time, Work, Benefits, Debate, Tax, Reform, Retirement, Security)

"The 1993 Social Security tax penalizes seniors who have planned for their retirement through savings, investment and hard work. That's wrong, and that's why the double tax on Social Security must end."
- Rob Simmons
(Related: Work, End, Tax, Hard work, Investment, Retirement, Security, Wrong)

"The number of attacks on the American and allied forces is at the highest level since the insurgency began despite the increase of America combat operations and the introduction of some 40 new Iraq security forces and battalions."
- Ike Skelton
(Related: America, American, Iraq, Security)

"And whether it is equal pay, health care, Social Security, or family leave, this Congress has refused to address issues critical to hard-working American women."
- Louise Slaughter
(Related: Family, Health, Women, American, Care, Congress, Security)

"Resentment seems to have been given us by nature for a defense, and for a defense only! It is the safeguard of justice and the security of innocence."
- Adam Smith
(Related: Nature, Defense, Innocence, Justice, Resentment, Security)

"We have a rare and perhaps small window of opportunity to set partisan differences aside, and attempt to achieve what many in recent years have felt was unreachable - greater retirement security for ourselves and our children."
- Gordon Smith
(Related: Opportunity, Children, Retirement, Security, Years)

"We are expected to believe that anyone who objects to the Department of Homeland Security or the USA Patriot Act is a terrorist, and that the only way to preserve our freedom is to hand it over to the government for safekeeping."
- L. Neil Smith
(Related: Government, Act, Freedom, Security)

"I still have my original social security card signed when I was 13."
- Vernon L. Smith
(Related: Security)

"We promote domestic savings by also things like the personal accounts associated with the president's Social Security initiative, which over time would generate more savings."
- John W. Snow
(Related: Time, President, Security)

"I think we'll build a consensus for action on Social Security reform which will reduce that long-term unfunded obligation and put the system on a sustainable basis."
- John W. Snow
(Related: Action, Obligation, Reform, Security, Will)

"We have a serious structural deficit problem. And it needs to be addressed. The president is trying to address it through reforms of Social Security, but the problem is there with other entitlement programs like Medicare and Medicaid."
- John W. Snow
(Related: Needs, President, Security, Trying)

"Social Security represents an $11 trillion unfunded obligation. And when I say unfunded obligation, I mean we have to come up with $11 trillion at some point to make the system whole."
- John W. Snow
(Related: Obligation, Security)

"In other words, Social Security is every bit as insecure as the stock market."
- Tony Snow
(Related: Security, Words)

"Today there are about 40 million retirees receiving benefits; by the time all the baby boomers have retired, there will be more than 72 million retirees drawing Social Security benefits."
- Tony Snow
(Related: Time, Baby, Benefits, Security, Today, Will)

"The real sin with Social Security is that it's a long-term rip-off and a short-term scam."
- Tony Snow
(Related: Security, Sin)

"The views of the European Union are fully reflected in this text, particularly the key objective of the EU, namely vigorously to address the disarmament of Iraq and to do so within the framework of the UN Security Council."
- Javier Solana
(Related: Iraq, Key, Security)

"Today's message to Baghdad is very clear: the UN Security Council resolution expresses the unity and determination of the entire international community to assume its collective responsibility."
- Javier Solana
(Related: Determination, Community, Resolution, Responsibility, Security, Today)

"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
(Related: Survival, Danger, Force, National security, Present, Will)

"I believe in an America in which the fruits of productivity and prosperity are shared by all, by workers as well as owners, by those at the bottom as well as those at the top; an America in which the sacrifices required by national security are shared by all, by profiteers in the back offices as well as volunteers on the front lines."
- Theodore C. Sorensen
(Related: America, National security, Productivity, Prosperity, Workers)

"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
(Related: War, Caution, Principles, Security, Will)

"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
(Related: Countries, Security, Wage)

"Order is the sanity of the mind, the health of the body, the peace of the city, the security of the state. Like beams in a house or bones to a body, so is order to all things."
- Robert Southey
(Related: Health, Peace, Body, Mind, Order, Sanity, Security, State)

"Effective security measures do not come cheap."
- Arlen Specter
(Related: Security)

"There is no doubt that our nation's security and defeating terrorism trump all other priorities."
- Arlen Specter
(Related: Doubt, Nation, Priorities, Security, Terrorism)

"But one way or another, judges perform a very vital function in our society. They have a risky job and they are entitled to security."
- Arlen Spector
(Related: Society, Job, Judges, Security)

"The only security men can have for their political liberty, consists in keeping their money in their own pockets."
- Lysander Spooner
(Related: Men, Money, Liberty, Security)

"With no other security forces on hand, U.S. military was left to confront, almost alone, an Iraqi insurgency and a crime rate that grew worse throughout the year, waged in part by soldiers of the disbanded army and in part by criminals who were released from prison."
- John Spratt
(Related: Army, Crime, Military, Prison, Security, Soldiers)

"We need to build on the success of Social Security by developing bold and innovative ways for Americans to build wealth and save for retirement. I believe we can work together in a bipartisan manner to accomplish these goals."
- Debbie Stabenow
(Related: Success, Work, Goals, Wealth, Americans, Retirement, Security)

"We want to develop innovative ways to promote savings so more Americans can save for their future, but first we need to reject privatization schemes and work together to strengthen Social Security."
- Debbie Stabenow
(Related: Work, Americans, First, Future, Security, Want)

"The administration's reckless plan doesn't do one thing to ensure the long term security of social security, rather it undermines our economy. We need a budget and a fiscal policy that reflects the values and interests of America and restores fiscal discipline."
- Debbie Stabenow
(Related: Policy, Discipline, Values, America, Economy, Security)

"Social Security is not just the foundation of America's retirement dignity and security, it ensures the economic stability and strength of our families and our state's economy."
- Debbie Stabenow
(Related: Strength, America, Dignity, Economy, Retirement, Security, Stability, State)

"Privatizing Social Security doesn't make sense, and it's out of step with the fundamental value of ensuring that after a life spent working hard and contributing to the greatness of our nation, every American should have a secure retirement."
- Debbie Stabenow
(Related: Life, Greatness, American, Nation, Retirement, Security, Sense, Value)

"I think voiceover is an adjunct that actors have picked up that have given us some security."
- Robert Stack
(Related: Actors, Security)

"The prisoners for better security against conversation shall have a canvas bag put over the head of each and tied around the neck, with a holes for proper breathing and eating, but not seeing."
- Edwin M. Stanton
(Related: Conversation, Eating, Security)

"Specifically, I am concerned about the long-term condition of Social Security. I am committed to ensuring that current beneficiaries and those nearing retirement face no reduction in benefits, while preserving this vital program for future generations."
- Cliff Stearns
(Related: Benefits, Future, Generations, Retirement, Security)

"I believe that we should allow younger workers to contribute toward a personal account that they own, as long as it is coupled with deficit reduction measures that enhance the long-term condition of Social Security."
- Cliff Stearns
(Related: Security, Workers)

"We spend our time searching for security and hate it when we get it."
- John Steinbeck
(Related: Time, Hate, Security)

"A security cam is one small part of a much larger universe of cams. The much larger effect, socially, politically and economically, is going to come from a much larger trend."
- Bruce Sterling
(Related: Effect, Security, Universe)

"The fact that the Prophet cared for every human being and tried his best to ensure their security in the hereafter must be the most telling of his compassionate and merciful characteristics."
- Cat Stevens
(Related: Being, Fact, Security)

"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)

"And it is no less true, that personal security and private property rest entirely upon the wisdom, the stability, and the integrity of the courts of justice."
- Joseph Story
(Related: Wisdom, Integrity, Justice, Property, Rest, Security, Stability)

"I want to talk about jobs and health care and pension security and what we're going to do to stop the brain drain in Ohio and make it possible for our young people to stay here and build a life in Ohio rather than in Pennsylvania or West Virginia or God knows where."
- Ted Strickland
(Related: Health, Life, God, People, Care, Jobs, Security, Talk, Want)

"I am President of the UN created University for Peace, which has a strong commitment to the relationship between peace, security and the environment. I meet with young people around the world and I always come away enthused and encouraged."
- Maurice Strong
(Related: Peace, People, Commitment, Environment, President, Security, University, World)

"When the satisfaction or the security of another person becomes as significant to one as one's own satisfaction or security, then the state of love exists. Under no other circumstances is a state of love present, regardless of the popular usage of the term."
- Harry Stack Sullivan
(Related: Love, Circumstances, Popular, Present, Satisfaction, Security, State)

"For my children, it makes sense to talk about modernizing Social Security, letting them create stronger personal accounts, letting them get a higher rate of return over the long run."
- John Sununu
(Related: Children, Security, Sense, Talk)

"I believe our foreign assistance should be scrutinized, should be debated, and that we should strike the right balance, but in all cases the foreign assistance that we provide around the world should be used to further our national security interests."
- John Sununu
(Related: Balance, National security, Right, World)

"A general presumption that Icings will govern well, is not a sufficient security to the People... those who subjected themselves to the will of a man were governed by a beast."
- Algernon Sydney
(Related: People, Man, Security, Will)

"Whether we knew many who died on September 11 or personally knew none, we all lost something on that day. Innocence. Security. A trust that our homeland would always be safe."
- Bob Taft
(Related: Trust, Day, Innocence, Security)

"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
(Related: Constitution, Country, Draft, Help, Security, Struggle, Terrorism)

"Military confrontation is not a suitable alternative in confronting terror and current security threats."
- Jalal Talabani
(Related: Military, Security, Terror)

"Social Security faces financial problems down the road because of demographics."
- John S. Tanner
(Related: Financial, Faces, Problems, Road, Security)

"The whole force of the respectable circles to which I belonged, that respectable circle which knew as I did not the value of security won, the slender chance of replacing it if lost or abandoned, was against me."
- Ida Tarbell
(Related: Chance, Force, Security, Value)

"Preemption is the right of any nation in order to preserve its National Security; however, preemptive war is a tactic, not a strategy. When used as a strategy preemption dilutes diplomacy, creates an atmosphere of distrust, and promotes regional instability."
- Ellen Tauscher
(Related: War, Strategy, Diplomacy, Distrust, Nation, National security, Order, Right)

"An overstretched military undermines homeland security and our ability to meet threats around the world."
- Ellen Tauscher
(Related: Ability, Military, Security, World)

"The President today once again took the opportunity to reiterate his old, failed national security strategies and present them to the American people as new, dynamic ideas intended to better protect the American people."
- Ellen Tauscher
(Related: People, Opportunity, Ideas, American, National security, Old, Present, President, Today)

"The great armies, accumulated to provide security and preserve the peace, carried the nations to war by their own weight."
- A. J. P. Taylor
(Related: War, Peace, Nations, Security, Weight)

"As pressure grows to ease the financial burden on social security, pressure will also grow to eliminate the elderly and infirm to 'free up' more money for the 'fit' and those who contribute more than they take from society."
- Cal Thomas
(Related: Money, Society, Financial, Burden, Elderly, Pressure, Security, Will)

"The largest single contributor to Iraq's security is that effort of Iraqi people who continue to step forward to join the various Iraqi security forces."
- Craig L. Thomas
(Related: People, Effort, Iraq, Security)

"Despite the negativity coming from the President's opponents, the United States remains fully committed to assisting the Iraqis in restoring security and rebuilding their nation."
- Craig L. Thomas
(Related: Nation, Negativity, Opponents, President, Security, states, United)

"Rather than squander the surplus on tax breaks for the rich, we should add a prescription drug benefit to the Medicare program, shore up Social Security, fortify our defense, provide a quality public education and offer economic assistance to rural areas."
- Bennie Thompson
(Related: Education, Quality, Defense, Tax, Public, Security)

"What we are seeing now is customers shifting their attention from security products like firewalls and intrusion sensors, to the policies that need to be in place, and the technologies that help them enforce policy compliance."
- John W. Thompson
(Related: Policy, Attention, Help, Now, Security)

"We think the managed security services opportunity is enormous and so we have been an active participant and probably the largest firm in this space outside of an IBM or EDS, which does large outsourcing contracts."
- John W. Thompson
(Related: Opportunity, Security, Space)

"The U.S. and Israel probably lead the way in terms of venture investment in technologies companies focused on the security paradigm. That is quite encouraging."
- John W. Thompson
(Related: Encouraging, Investment, Israel, Security)

"One of the things that has been truly incredible to observe though, is the amount of venture investment that has gone into early stage security technology."
- John W. Thompson
(Related: Technology, Investment, Security)

"If you accept that security is a process, and if you can eliminate the human interaction or intervention in that process by automating more, that is a good thing."
- John W. Thompson
(Related: Security)

"First, our focus on security is on the infrastructure itself. So it is all about how you protect the network, the device, and the application that is riding on the server."
- John W. Thompson
(Related: First, Focus, Network, Security)

"First, I do not think there is any silver bullet to solving the technology side of the security equation."
- John W. Thompson
(Related: Technology, First, Security)

"I know of no serious proposals that would change the way Social Security operates for today's seniors."
- Mac Thornberry
(Related: Change, Security, Today)

"Instead of generating either unnecessary alarm or a false sense of security regarding these fundamental issues, the best course is to empower people with the truth."
- Dick Thornburgh
(Related: Truth, People, Security, Sense)

"Social Security is an extremely complicated program."
- John Thune
(Related: Security)

"We must work together to save and strengthen Social Security not just for my father's generation but also for my daughters' generation."
- John Thune
(Related: Work, Father, Daughters, Security)

"We must ensure that today's seniors' benefits are rock solid and find a solution that fixes Social Security for the next generation that is just entering the workforce."
- John Thune
(Related: Benefits, Security, Solution, Today)

"Ethanol reduces our dependence on foreign sources of oil and is an important weapon in the War on Terror. By investing in South Dakota's ethanol producers, we will strengthen our energy security and create new jobs."
- John Thune
(Related: War, Dependence, Energy, Jobs, Oil, Security, Terror, Will)

"For the next century, the Republicans have agreed that we will promote the dignity and future of every individual by building a free society under a limited, accountable government that protects liberty, security and prosperity for a brighter American dream."
- Todd Tiahrt
(Related: Government, Society, Dream, American, Building, Dignity, Future, Liberty, Prosperity, Republicans, Security, Will)

"With these vast advantages, ordinary and extraordinary, one would have supposed the North would have been content, and would have at least respected the security and tranquility of such obedient and profitable brethren; but such is not human nature."
- Robert Toombs
(Related: Nature, Content, Human nature, Security, Tranquility)

"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
(Related: Opportunity, Desire, Security, Will)

"Becoming the new feminine ideal requires just the right combination of insecurity, exercise, bulimia and surgery."
- G. B. Trudeau
(Related: Exercise, Insecurity, Right)

"Such security is equal liberty. But it is not necessarily equality in the use of the earth."
- Benjamin Tucker
(Related: Equality, Earth, Liberty, Security)

"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
(Related: Army, Congress, Iraq, Marines, National security, Needs, Troops)

"The Postfix security model is based on keeping software simple and stupid."
- Wietse Venema
(Related: Security, Software)

"This will surprise some of your readers, but my primary interest is not with computer security. I am primarily interested in writing software that works as intended."
- Wietse Venema
(Related: Computer, Interest, Security, Software, Will, Writing)

"I don't expect an overnight change of all desktops to what the US Military used to call B3 level security. And even that would not stop users from shooting themselves into the foot."
- Wietse Venema
(Related: Change, Military, Security)

"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)

"At the time the Sendmail program had a very poor reputation with respect to security, with four root vulnerabilities per year for two successive years."
- Wietse Venema
(Related: Time, Poor, Reputation, Respect, Security, Years)

"Looking ahead, I believe that the underlying importance of higher education, of science, of technology, of research and scholarship to our quality of life, to the strength of our economy, to our security in many dimensions will continue to be the most important message."
- Charles Vest
(Related: Education, Life, Science, Technology, Quality, Strength, Economy, Importance, Research, Security, Will)

"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 future of healthcare security should include flexibility from the federal government to allow us to serve the state's most vulnerable citizens."
- Thomas Vilsack
(Related: Government, Flexibility, Future, Healthcare, Security, State)

"Somewhere between 50 to 60 percent of the food you eat has been touched by immigrant hands, and it is fair to say some of them are not here as they should be here. But if you didn't have these folks, you would be spending a lot more - three, four or five times more - for food, or we would have to import food and have all the food security risks."
- Tom Vilsack
(Related: Food, Security)

"You can't get closer to the heart of national sovereignty than national security and intelligence services."
- Gijs de Vries
(Related: Intelligence, Heart, National security)

"We remain vulnerable. There is no such thing as 100 percent security against terrorism."
- Gijs de Vries
(Related: Security, Terrorism)

"In the fight against terrorism, national agencies keep full control over their police forces, security and intelligence agencies and judicial authorities."
- Gijs de Vries
(Related: Intelligence, Control, Fight, Police, Security, Terrorism)

"Police forces collect information to be used in a public court to get people convicted. Security services gather information that does not necessarily lead to people being prosecuted and in many cases needs to remain confidential."
- Gijs de Vries
(Related: People, Being, Court, Information, Needs, Police, Public, Security)

"The women who pass away before they receive Social Security, for them this is nothing but a tax from which they or their family will never receive a benefit."
- Ginny B. Waite
(Related: Family, Women, Tax, Nothing, Security, Will)

"Under the current pay-as-you-go Social Security system, not one person is actually guaranteed benefits."
- Ginny B. Waite
(Related: Benefits, Security)

"Social Security is a plan that actually was designed in a much different time, in a different era, and with a different set of American demographics in mind."
- Ginny B. Waite
(Related: Time, American, Mind, Security)

"On the other end of the spectrum, these women who do live long enough to collect Social Security face the challenge of being disproportionately dependent on the Social Security system for retirement income."
- Ginny B. Waite
(Related: Women, Being, Challenge, End, Income, Retirement, Security)

"In fact, Social Security is the only source of income nationwide for 29 percent of unmarried elderly women."
- Ginny B. Waite
(Related: Women, Elderly, Fact, Income, Security)

"If a woman did not work and have the opportunity to save and invest on her own throughout her lifetime, she is often totally reliant on her family and Social Security for her retirement years."
- Ginny B. Waite
(Related: Family, Work, Opportunity, Retirement, Security, Woman, Years)

"I have the highest number of Social Security recipients of any Member of Congress, and it is always good to hear about how women in their districts are affected by any changes, by the need for changes in Social Security."
- Ginny B. Waite
(Related: Women, Congress, Security)

"We're taking on Social Security as a property rights issue. We figure that every single American has an absolute property right interest in the fruits of his or her own labor. What I work for should be my property."
- Malcolm Wallop
(Related: Work, American, Rights, Interest, Labor, Property, Security)

"And because of these programs like Medicare, Medicare prescription drugs, Social Security, we now have the healthiest and wealthiest group of senior citizens that the world has ever seen. This is a continuing commitment to that."
- James T. Walsh
(Related: Commitment, Drugs, Now, Security, World)

"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)

"I do not believe that the Social Security system is in crisis. The Social Security Administration itself recently reported that the system is able to pay full benefits as they are defined today until at least 2042."
- James T. Walsh
(Related: Benefits, Crisis, Security, Today)

"I do not believe that the Social Security system is in crisis."
- Jim Walsh
(Related: Crisis, Security)

"This inevitability of conflict motivates us today and echoes the reminder that freedom is not given away and our national security is not achieved without sacrifice."
- Jim Walsh
(Related: Sacrifice, Conflict, Freedom, National security, Today)

"Medicare and Social Security have created the healthiest and most financially secure generation of senior citizens in American history."
- Jim Walsh
(Related: History, American, Security)

"There is nothing more dangerous than security."
- Francis Walsingham
(Related: Nothing, Security)

"And I am a conservative. Sometimes conservatives forget we are supposed to conserve, to save, to be efficient. Plus our dependence on other sources of energy is causing our country to not be independent and to really be vulnerable. So this is a security issue."
- Zach Wamp
(Related: Conservative, Country, Dependence, Energy, Forget, Security)

"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)

"Lasting peace and security in Iraq and Afghanistan will be achieved when we establish the conditions for democratic, economically viable nations."
- John Warner
(Related: Peace, Afghanistan, Iraq, Nations, Security, Will)

"The very heart of being a sovereign nation is providing security of one's borders, of one's internal situation, and security against anyone attacking one's nation. That is the very heart of what I believe is sovereignty."
- John Warner
(Related: Heart, Being, Nation, Security)

"Virginia is the absolute leader in homeland security and defense and information technology."
- Mark Warner
(Related: Technology, Leader, Defense, Information, Security)

"It goes to establish a just and permanent principle of trade which puts an end to all serious fluctuations in prices and consequently, to all the insecurity and ruin which these fluctuations produce; and to build up those who are already ruined."
- Josiah Warren
(Related: End, Insecurity, Ruin, Trade)

"Social Security is a program that should be strengthened and preserved for future generations."
- Diane Watson
(Related: Future, Generations, Security)

"Among seniors, Social Security is the sole source of income for 26 percent of nonmarried women."
- Diane Watson
(Related: Women, Income, Security)

"Social Security makes up a much larger share of total retirement income for unmarried women and minorities than it does for married couples, unmarried men and whites."
- Diane Watson
(Related: Men, Women, Income, Retirement, Security)

"Social Security is a family insurance program, not an investment scheme."
- Diane Watson
(Related: Family, Investment, Security)

"Republicans are manufacturing a Social Security crisis that does not exist in order to dismantle Social Security."
- Diane Watson
(Related: Crisis, Manufacturing, Order, Republicans, Security)

"Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life."
- Daniel Webster
(Related: Life, Man, Murder, Security)

"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
(Related: Internet, Law, Security)

"NARA must provide security at our facilities to protect our public patrons, our staff, and our holdings."
- Allen Weinstein
(Related: Public, Security)

"We live in a world of increasing dependence on electronic records and retrieval, unprecedented security and preservation concerns, and insufficient attention to civic and democratic education."
- Allen Weinstein
(Related: Education, Attention, Dependence, Security, World)

"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
(Related: Work, Business, People, Bugs, Houses, Security, Stars)

"Strong managers who make tough decisions to cut jobs provide the only true job security in today's world. Weak managers are the problem. Weak managers destroy jobs."
- Jack Welch
(Related: Decisions, Job, Jobs, Managers, Security, Today, World)

"Speaking of tax fairness, it was Senator Kerry who voted to increase the income tax on senior citizens on Social Security, earning as little as $32,000 a year."
- Bill Weld
(Related: Tax, Income, Security)

"I don't understand the Democrats' approach to Social Security in this country, and I'm not alone."
- William Weld
(Related: Country, Democrats, Security)

"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
(Related: Education, Health, Care, Economy, National security)

"It is equally demonstrable that so far as Texas is concerned, there have been equal confusion, insecurity and injustice in the administration of the State governments."
- William H. Wharton
(Related: Confusion, Injustice, Insecurity, State)

"Since other countries and terrorist organizations are working to secure information that could threaten national security, more funding is provided in the bill to increase counter-intelligence activities."
- Roger Wicker
(Related: Countries, Information, National security)

"The liberation of Iraq was part of a broader effort to seriously confront the greatest threat to world security: rogue states capable of obtaining long range weapons of mass destruction."
- Armstrong Williams
(Related: Destruction, Effort, Iraq, states, Weapons, World)

"Marriage to Fernando offered shelter and security, but the shackle was the price I'd pay."
- Esther Williams
(Related: Marriage, Security)

"A comprehensive national energy policy is critical to our nation's economy and our national security. Energy expenditures account for about 7% percent of our total economy and influence pricing in the much of the rest of the economy."
- Heather Wilson
(Related: Policy, Economy, Energy, Influence, Nation, National security, Rest)

"Too many security officers live day to day. They just want to be treated with dignity."
- John Wilson
(Related: Day, Dignity, Security, Want)

"On a planet that increasingly resembles one huge Maximum Security prison, the only intelligent choice is to plan a jail break."
- Robert Anton Wilson
(Related: Choice, Prison, Security)

"I tried to instill a different motivation, to give them the security and the conviction that they were doing something good, something necessary, something useful - if you want to use a grandiose expression, that they were doing something for peace."
- Markus Wolf
(Related: Peace, Motivation, Conviction, Expression, Security, Want)

"But so much of being an actor isn't so great - the auditioning, the rejection, the financial insecurity."
- Douglas Wood
(Related: Financial, Actor, Being, Insecurity, Rejection)

"For the first time I feel an inner emotional security. There is reality and dependability. My life revolves around Richard and the baby."
- Natalie Wood
(Related: Life, Time, Baby, First, Reality, Security)

"There is only so much negotiating and maneuvering that can be done while the aircraft is under siege in mid-air. Therefore, the best way to put a stop to hijacking is by having high levels of security implemented by qualified and trained personnel both on the ground and in the air."
- Isaac Yeffet
(Related: Security)

"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
(Related: People, Security)

"We have an illusion of security, we don't have security."
- Isaac Yeffet
(Related: Illusion, Security)

"After Lockerbie, everyone thought, now we've learned the lesson of how to be proactive instead of being reactive. Unfortunately, September 11 came and we know the result. Thousands of people lost their lives. Security totally failed, not at one airport, at three different airports around the country."
- Isaac Yeffet
(Related: Thought, People, Being, Country, Now, Result, Security)

"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
(Related: Risk, Security)

"We all have an equal interest in stability and security throughout Europe. The years the OSCE has existed, and particularly this year, have given rise to great expectations and at the same time to powerful disappointments."
- Boris Yeltsin
(Related: Time, Disappointments, Europe, Expectations, Interest, Security, Stability, Years)

"We, Russia, are prepared to work with others. I am convinced that stability and security in Europe cannot be considered without taking Russia into account."
- Boris Yeltsin
(Related: Work, Europe, Russia, Security, Stability)

"The starting point for energy security today as it has always been is diversification of supplies and sources."
- Daniel Yergin
(Related: Energy, Security, Today)

"But that's not enough: To maintain energy security, one needs a supply system that provides a buffer against shocks. It needs large, flexible markets. And it's important to acknowledge the fact that the entire energy supply chain needs to be protected."
- Daniel Yergin
(Related: Energy, Fact, Needs, Security)

"First, we have to find a common vocabulary for energy security. This notion has a radically different meaning for different people. For Americans it is a geopolitical question. For the Europeans right now it is very much focused on the dependence on imported natural gas."
- Daniel Yergin
(Related: People, Americans, Dependence, Energy, First, Meaning, Now, Question, Right, Security, Vocabulary)

"For a change, lady luck seemed to be smiling on me. Then again, maybe the fickle wench was just lulling me into a false sense of security while she reached for a rock."
- Timothy Zahn
(Related: Change, Lady, Luck, Security, Sense)

"It's true that the war in Iraq opened a distance in relations between part of Europe and the U.S. government, but our basic ties are stronger than that. We share democracy, free markets and a commitment to Western security. We differ on how to guarantee that security."
- Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero
(Related: War, Government, Commitment, Democracy, Europe, Iraq, Security)

"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
(Related: Government, Time, Benefits, Economy, Employees, Security)