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"The Christian's chief occupational hazards are depression and discouragement." - John Stott

"The prime occupational hazard of a manager is superficiality." - Henry Mintzberg

"Feeling inadequate is an occupational hazard of motherhood." - Harriet Lerner

"The chief occupational hazard of leadership is pride." - John Stott

"The passion for tidiness is the historian's occupational disease." - Arthur M Schlesinger Jr

"My occupational hazard is my occupation's just not around..." - Jimmy Buffett

"Being pregnant is an occupational hazard of being a wife." - Queen Victoria

"Writing in certain environments carries with it an occupational risk." - Wole Soyinka

"There are hazards in everything one does, but there are greater hazards in doing nothing." - Shirley Williams

"There are hazards in anything one does but there are greater hazards in doing nothing." - Shirley Williams

"One of the occupational hazards of being an actor, the reason why so many actors are insecure, is that the only way we know we're good is when other people tell us." - David Oyelowo

"A brave man hazards life, but not his conscience." - Friedrich Schiller

"Desire can blind us to the hazards of our enterprises." - Marie De France

"The fullness of life is in the hazards of life." - Edith Hamilton

"A friend is worth all hazards we can run." - Edward Young

"Impotence is one of the major hazards of cigarette smoking." - Loni Anderson

"Of all the hazards, fear is the worst." - Sam Snead

"A prophet or an achiever must never mind an occasional absurdity; it is an occupational risk." - Oswald Mosley

"Optimism is an occupational hazard of programming; feedback is the treatment." - Kent Beck

"Taking pleasure in the dark side may be some sort of occupational hazard for reporters." - Calvin Trillin

"A writer's occupational hazard: I think of eavesdropping as minding my business." - Barbara Kingsolver

"He was neither lazy nor incompetent; he merely had occupational claustrophobia." - Jack Vance

"All fishermen are liars; it's an occupational disease with them like housemaid's knee or editor's ulcers." - Beatrice Cook

"A permanent division of labor inevitably creates occupational and class inequality and conflict." - Robert Shea

"When you are an actor, rejection and disappointment are an occupational hazard." - David Morrissey

"A prophet or an achiever must never mind an occasional absurdity, it is an occupational risk." - Oswald Mosley

"In every case, the environmental hazards were made known only by independent scientists, who were often bitterly opposed by the corporations responsible for the hazards." - Barry Commoner

"The occupational hazard of being a Playboy Bunny is the aching facial muscles brought on by obligatory smiles." - Germaine Greer

"Arrogance, pedantry, and dogmatism; the occupational diseases of those who spend their lives directing the intellects of the young." - Henry Seidel Canby

"Embryonic stem cell research is at the leading edge of a series of moral hazards." - George W Bush

"Faith ventures and hazards . . . counting the costs and delighting in the sacrifice." - John Henry Newman

"The difficulties and hazards of marriage are greatly increased where backgrounds are different" - Spencer W. Kimball

"Of the mental hazards, being scared is the worst. When you get scared, you get tense." - Sam Snead

"Great things thro' greatest hazards are achiev'd, And then they shine." - John Fletcher

"If we are intended for great ends, we are called to great hazards." - John Henry Newman

"Golf without bunkers and hazards would be tame and monotonous. So would life." - B C Forbes

"Our technological powers increase, but the side effects and potential hazards also escalate." - Alvin Toffler

"Being pregnant is a very boring six months. I am not particularly maternal. It's an occupational hazard of being a wife." - Anne, Princess Royal

"Quoting, like smoking, ... is a dirty habit to which I am devoted. But then ... I am a professor of English literature; it is an occupational hazard." - Carolyn Heilbrun

"It is an occupational hazard that anyone who has spent her life learning how to lie eventually becomes bad at telling the truth." - Ally Carter

"The occupational hazard of making a spectacle of yourself, over the long haul, is that at some point you buy a ticket too." - Thomas McGuane

"It is an occupational risk of biologists to claim, towards the end of their careers, that the problems which they have not solved are insoluble." - John Maynard Smith

"The desire not to destroy the palace but to move into it oneself has always been the occupational curse of revolutionaries." - Wilfrid Sheed

"I've come off horses and fought in medieval battles using axes, hammers and swords as well as fists. Getting your teeth knocked out is an occupational hazard." - James Cosmo

"Most practising scientists focus on 'bite-sized' problems that are timely and tractable. The occupational risk is then to lose sight of the big picture." - Martin Rees

"When the path ahead of you is uphill, surrounded by rough spots, hazards and obstacles: use a pitching wedge." - J. Bracken Lee

"Pantagruelism is a certain gaitey of the spirit consisting in a disdain for the hazards of fortune." - Francois Rabelais

"Surely there is a time to submit to guidance and a time to take one's own way at all hazards." - Thomas Henry Huxley

"One of the many hazards of socializing with vampires. It makes you smell bad. A minor hazard, comparatively." - Stephenie Meyer

"The hazards of the generalized prisoner's dilemma are removed by the match between the right and the good." - John Rawls

"Surely there is a time to submit to guidance and a time to take one's own way at all hazards." - Thomas Huxley

"The benefits of biomedical progress are obvious, clear, and powerful. The hazards are much less well appreciated." - Leon Kass

"Putting isn't golf, greens should be treated almost the same as water hazards: you land on them, then add two strokes to your score." - Chi Chi Rodriguez

"The two main hazards of psychoanalysis: that it might fail, and that if it succeeds, you'll never be able to forgive yourself for all those wasted years." - Mignon Mclaughlin

"One should never pursue the hazards of fortune to their very ends andit behooves all adventurers to treat their good luck with reverence, neither bothering nor upsetting it." - Francois Rabelais

"Risk management is a more realistic term than safety. It implies that hazards are ever-present, that they must be identified, analyzed, evaluated and controlled or rationally accepted." - Jerome F. Lederer

"Fear of an enemy can often blind men to other hazards, not least the shape which they themselves make in the world." - Cormac Mccarthy

"That's one of those hazards of an interview: You get tired of your stock answer and you try to get creative and even play devil's advocate." - Doug Martsch

"No span of steel will tolerate...neglect. But if service by generations who use it and spared manmade hazards, such as war, it should have life without end." - Joseph Straus

"All desp'rate hazards courage do create, As he plays frankly, who has least estate; Presence of mind, and courage in distress, Are more than armies, to procure success." - John Dryden

"Reason the hoary dotard's dull directress, That loses all, because she hazards nothing; Reason! the tim'rous pilot, that, to shun The rocks of life, forever flies the port." - Samuel Johnson

"Together we resolve that a great nation must care for the vulnerable and protect its people from life's worst hazards and misfortune." - Barack Obama

"Babies and Other Hazards of Sex: How to Make a Tiny Person in Only 9 Months, with Tools You Probably Have around the Home." - Dave Barry

"e knew that fear of an enemy can often blind men to other hazards, not least the shape which they themselves make in the world." - Cormac Mccarthy

"The fullness of life is in the hazards of life. And, at the worst, there is that in us which can turn defeat into victory." - Edith Hamilton

"You have the gift of a brilliant internal guardian that stands ready to warn you of hazards and guide you through risky situations." - Gavin de Becker

"A positive engagement to marry a certain person at a certain time, at all haps and hazards, I have always considered the most ridiculous thing on earth." - Jane Welsh Carlyle

"Running toward danger is foolhardy. ... But so is closing your eyes to it. Many perils become less dangerous once you understand their potential hazards." - Brandon Mull

"The liberties of our country, the freedom of our civil constitution, are worth defending against all hazards: And it is our duty to defend them against all attacks." - Samuel Adams

"The wave of new productive enterprises would provide opportunities to remedy the unjust distribution of environmental hazards among economic classes and racial and ethnic communities." - Barry Commoner

"Writing is a solitary occupation, and one of its hazards is loneliness. But an advantage of loneliness is privacy, autonomy and freedom." - Joyce Carol Oates

"Is there discrimination against women? Yes, like the old boys' network. And sometimes discrimination against women becomes discrimination against men: in hazardous fields, women suffer fewer hazards." - Warren Farrell

"Embrace relational uncertainty. It's called romance. Embrace spiritual uncertainty. It's called mystery. Embrace occupational uncertainty. It's called destiny. Embrace emotional uncertainty. It's called joy. Embrace intellectual uncertainty. It's called revelation." - Mark Batterson

"College has become unaffordable for most of the kids who attend, and, while most of the population won't ever graduate from college, our high schools don't prepare students for that reality by providing vocational and occupational training." - James Stone

"There are many kinds of adult adversities that can provoke severe psychological distress, including debt and unemployment, dysfunctional marital relationships and occupational stress. The reality is that the social causes of mental ill-health are all around us." - Richard Bentall

"Coming into a game in the eighth or ninth inning is like parachuting behind enemy lines. And sometimes the chute doesn't open. You have to live with that. It's an occupational hazard." - Dan Quisenberry

"I have a great advantage over many of my colleagues inasmuch as my students bring with them to class their own personal knowledge of national, regional, religious, ethnic, occupational, and family folklore traditions." - Alan Dundes

"To conflict journalists, a tiny, tight-knit tribe, tragedy is practically an occupational requirement: our work requires us to seek it out, measure it, contextualize it, and chronicle it." - Bobby Ghosh

"Genetic engineering is having a serious impact on the food we eat, on the environment, and on farmers. To ensure we can maximize benefits and minimize hazards, Congress must provide a comprehensive regulatory framework for all genetically engineered products." - Dennis Kucinich

"I will for ever, at all hazards, assert the dignity, independence, and integrity of the English bar; without which, impartial justice, the most valuable part of the English constitution, can have no existence." - Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine

"Liberty is a blessing so inestimable, that, wherever there appears any probability of recovering it, a nation may willingly run many hazards, and ought not even to repine at the greatest effusion of blood or dissipation of treasure." - David Hume

"Anybody can rise to a crisis and face a crushing tragedy with courage, but to meet the petty hazards of the day with a laugh- I really think that requires spirit!" - Jean Webster

"Man hazards the condition and loses the virtues of a freeman, in proportion as he accustoms his thoughts to view without anguish or shame, his lapse into the bondage of debtor." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"It is essential that we take steps to prevent chemical substances from becoming environmental hazards. Unless we develop better methods to assure adequate testing of chemicals, we will be inviting the environmental crisis of the future." - Richard M. Nixon

"He knew that all the hazards and perils were now drawing together to a point: the next day would be a day of doom, the day of final effort or disaster, the last gasp." - J R R Tolkien

"Piano playing consists of common sense, heart and technical resources. All three should be equally developed. Without common sense you are a fiasco, without technique an amateur, without heart a machine. The profession does have its hazards." - Vladimir Horowitz

"You have requested me, my dear friend, to bestow some of that leisure, with which Providence has blessed the decline of my life, in registering hazards and difficulties which attended its commencement." - Walter Scott

"Man hazards the condition and loses the virtues of freeman, in proportion as he accustoms his thoughts to view without anguish or shame his lapse into the bondage of debtor." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

"High-consequence risks have a distinctive quality. The more calamitous the hazards they involve, the less we have any real experience of what we risk: for if things 'go wrong', it is already too late." - Anthony Giddens

"Without vanity a writer's work is tepid, and he must accept his vanity as part of his stock in trade and live with it as one of the hazards of his profession." - Moss Hart

"The duration of a couple's passion is in proportion to the woman's original resistance or to the obstacles that social hazards have placed in the way of her happiness." - Honore De Balzac

"Courage is perhaps our most admirable trait. The man, or woman, who possesses it is able to plunge ahead, despite dangers, despite warnings, despite hazards of all kinds, to attack the task at hand. Often, it is indistinguishable from stupidity." - Jack Mcdevitt

"Take those road hazards- the potholes, ruts, detours, and all the rest- as evidence that you were on the right route. It's when you find yourself on that big, broad, easy road that you ought to worry." - Joni Eareckson Tada

"The environmental agenda before the Congress includes laws to deal with water pollution, pesticide hazards, ocean dumping, excessive noise, careless land development and many other environmental problems. These problems will not stand still for politics or for partisanship." - Richard M. Nixon

"The first thing I do when I get there like all of the players on tour is apply sunscreen. One of the few hazards of the job is the wear-and-tear our skin takes from the sun." - Karch Kiraly

"The liberties of our country, the freedom of our civil constitution, are worth defending at all hazards;.... We have received them as a fair inheritance from our worthy ancestors... [they] transmitted them to us with care and diligence." - Samuel Adams

"Astronauts were not the impulsive daredevils so dear to the stereopticonloving public. They couldn't afford to be. The hazards of the profession required an infinite capacity for cautious, contemplative thought." - Eric Frank Russell

"There is no strife, no prejudice, no national conflict in outer space as yet. Its hazards are hostile to us all. Its conquest deserves the best of all mankind, and its opportunity for peaceful cooperation many never come again." - John F Kennedy

"If one were to be a person of value that value could not be a condition subject to hazards of fortune. It had to be a quality that could not change. No matter what." - Cormac Mccarthy

"With traps and obstacles and hazards confronting us on every hand, only blindness or indifference will fail to turn in all humility, for guidance or for warning, to the study of examples." - Benjamin Cardozo

"I will for ever, at all hazards, assert the dignity, independence, and integrity of the English bar; without which, impartial justice, the most valuable part of the English constitution, can have no existence." - Thomas Erskine

"Rising demand for animal products highlights microbiological risks, with animal-welfare measures sometimes creating new hazards. For example, open pens for poultry may increase the spread of communicable diseases like avian influenza." - Louise Fresco

"Even with good maps, there's no guarantee that the public will get the word about landslide hazards, or that state and local governments will take action to discourage or prevent building in dangerous areas." - Bill Dedman

"Yet the march toward freedom is not without its hazards or its casualties and the threats of violence aimed at Iraqis who participate in the election will be dealt with accordingly." - Jim Gerlach

"For plague and pestilence, plunder and pollution, the hazards of nature and the hunger of children are the foes of every nation. The earth, the sea and the air are the concern of every nation." - John F Kennedy

"There are no choices without personal freedom, Buckeroo. It's not us who are dead inside. These things you find so weak and contemptible in us-these are just the hazards of being free." - David Foster Wallace

"The dignity of the act is the deliberate, circumspect, open, and serene performance by these men in the clear light of day, and by a concurrent purpose, of a civic duty, which embraced the greatest hazards to themselves and to all the people from whom they held this deputed discretion, but which, to their sober judgments, promised benefits to that people and their posterity, from generation to generation, exceeding these hazards and commensurate with its own fitness." - William M. Evarts

"I worked in television; I'm the Failed Pilot Queen, I've done so many television shows, pilots, theater... when you do it for so long, I'm telling you, you get to the point where it becomes varied because you take what's available for a number of reasons. It's just an occupational hazard." - Viola Davis

"Continue to invest in your personal development. Expand your occupational horizons by constant study . . . look to your present job as a stepping-stone along your career path. Take time to think. The dimensions of most jobs are constrained only by the mind of the uncreative worker. I like what one business man counseled: If at first you do succeed, try something harder!!!" - J. Richard Clarke

"In the theater lying is looked upon as an occupational disease." - Tallulah Bankhead

"My occupational hazard is that I can't help plagiarizing from real life." - Mary Mccarthy

"How we use our leisure is equally as important to our joy as our occupational pursuits. Proper use of leisure requires discriminating judgment. Our leisure provides opportunity for renewal of spirit, mind, and body. It is a time for worship, for family, for service, for study, for wholesome recreation. It brings harmony into our life." - J. Richard Clarke

"The popular idea of a role model implies that an adult's influence on a child is primarily occupational, and that all a black child needs is to see a black doctor, and then this child will think, "Oh, I can become a doctor too."" - Richard Rodriguez

"It is odd how pleasant and sympathetic her poems are, in these days when many a poet had rather walk down children like Mr. Hyde than weep over them like Swinburne, and when many a poem is gruesome occupational therapy for a poet who stays legally innocuous by means of it." - Randall Jarrell

"I worked in television; I'm the Failed Pilot Queen, I've done so many television shows, pilots, theater ... when you do it for so long, I'm telling you, you get to the point where it becomes varied because you take what's available for a number of reasons. It's just an occupational hazard." - Viola Davis

"I don't think I could, with a straight face, describe myself as a completely positive person, but I'm not overly negative, either. On the whole, most writers think plots through to their consequences, and it's not always a sunny place. I have an occupational temperament for anxiety." - James Lasdun

"I never worry about people not taking my work seriously as a result of the humor. In the end, the comic's best trick is the illusion that comedy is effortless. That people imagine what he's doing is easy is an occupational hazard." - Richard Russo

"Eating a lot is an occupational hazard but it's a pretty great problem to have. I spend a lot of time eating sweets on TV - cake, cupcakes, donuts, and pudding. It's a dream job, but at the same time there will be days where I wake up knowing I will eat 15 desserts!" - Gail Simmons

"But this is an occupational hazard of being a scientist. You say this is the best information I have and then you realize that not everyone is going to read the footnotes or the whole book, so people are going to get the wrong impression." - Bjorn Lomborg

"I don't feel any pressure at all because I don't care. That's an occupational hazard... but if you're doing anything of any worth, and not doing something that's safe and anodyne and trying to be populist and a national treasure, then you've got to assume that as many people hate what you do - and you - as like what you do and like you." - Ricky Gervais

"I have been heartbroken once and it has affected all my relationships from there on. But now I look at it as a occupational hazard. If you are in the meat market at some point you are gonna get mad cows disease." - Dominic Monaghan

"Natural hazards, however formidable, are inherently less dangerous and less uncertain than fighting hazards. All conditions are more calculable, all obstacles more surmountable than those of human resistance." - B H Liddell Hart

"War over water would be an ultimate obscenity. And yet, unfortunately it is conceivable... Water has been a source over so many years of erosion of confidence, of tension, of human rights abuses, really, of so many in areas whose traditional water supplies have been controlled and depleted by occupational authorities. That must stop if we're going to be able to develop a climate for peace." - Queen Noor of Jordan

"The conservative goal has been the Third Worldization of the United States: an increasingly underemployed, lower-wage work-force; a small but growing moneyed class that pays almost no taxes; the privatization or elimination of human services; the elimination of public education for low-income people; the easing of restrictions against child labor; the exporting of industries and jobs to low-wage, free-trade countries; the breaking of labor unions; and the elimination of occupational safety and environmental controls and regulations." - Michael Parenti

"Our educational system just doesn't work as well as it should any more. 70% of people are never going to go to college, and we don't give them the vocational or occupational training they need before we throw them into a work force where too often they find they don't fit. The 30% that do go to college find themselves graduating with debts that may cripple them for years." - James Stone

"Arrogance, pedantry, and dogmatism...the occupational diseases of those who spend their lives directing the intellects of the young." - Henry Seidel Canby

"Do you realize we've got 250 million years of coal? But coal has got environmental hazards to it, but there's-I'm convinced, and I know that we-technology can be developed so we can have zero-emissions coal-fired electricity plants." - George W Bush

"Golf is the art of driving hard, avoiding the rough, surmounting traps and hazards, aiming straight, and arriving on the green at last, only to end up in a hole in the ground before your companions. The favored pastime of businessmen and their cronies, probably without a full appreciation of its metaphorical implications." - Rick Bayan

"The pulpit and the press have many commonplaces denouncing the thirst for wealth, but if men should take these moralists at their word, and leave off aiming to be rich, the moralists would rush to rekindle at all hazards this love of power in the people, lest civilization should be undone." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"... it is a commonplace that men like war. For peace, in our society, with the feeling we have then that it is feeble-minded to strive except for one's own private profit, is a lonely thing and a hazardous business. Over and over men have proved that they prefer the hazards of war with all its suffering. It has its compensations." - Ruth Benedict

"Sweden rejected fluoridation in the 1970s, and in this excellent book these three scientists have confirmed the wisdom of that decision. Our children have not suffered greater tooth decay, as World Health Organization figures attest, and in turn our citizens have not borne the other hazards fluoride may cause" - Arvid Carlsson

"Our freedom must be had at all hazards. If the men of property will not help us they must fall; we will free ourselves by the aid of that large and respectable class of the community - the men of no property." - Wolfe Tone

"What it requires is that first of all you identify the hazards: Where in your production chain can contamination occur? This could be a simple matter of cooking a product to kill bacteria and making sure that the product is actually brought to that temperature." - Marion Nestle

"Men Wanted for Dangerous Expedition: Low Wages for Long Hours of Arduous Labour under Brutal Conditions; Months of Continual Darkness and Extreme Cold; Great Risk to Life and Limb from Disease, Accidents and Other Hazards; Small Chance of Fame in Case of Success." - Ernest Shackleton

"[L]iberty must at all hazards be supported. We have a right to it, derived from our Maker. But if we had not, our fathers have earned and bought it for us, at the expense of their ease, their estates, their pleasure, and their blood." - John Adams

"A quality education has the power to transform societies in a single generation, provide children with the protection they need from the hazards of poverty, labor exploitation and disease, and given them the knowledge, skills, and confidence to reach their full potential." - Audrey Hepburn

"Fame is one of the potential hazards of this job, but I really just want to make movies. I want to be respected, sure. Who doesnt? But famous-famous? I just dont care about it. And if you genuinely dont give a damn about that stuff, you really are free." - Brady Corbet

"Few people get to earn a living at what they like to do and there are hazards in any profession. Football is something I was made for. I gave the game all I could for as long as I could. I guess my only regret was that my career was too short." - Dick Butkus

"The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued reams of playground regulations and actually gone so far as to recommend against "tripping hazards, like tree stumps and rocks." Maybe we should just bulldoze the local parks and put in a couple of blobs... made of plastic." - Lenore Skenazy

"In the quiet hours, in the heat of battle, and through the hazards of the day; in times of temptation, of sorrow, of peace and of blessing, let us pray always, both alone, and with our families gathered around us, with gratitude for the blessings of life, for understanding of its problems, and for strength to endure to the end." - Heber J Grant

"Achieving the summit of a mountain was tangible, immutable, concrete. The incumbent hazards lent the activity a seriousness of purpose that was sorely missing from the rest of my life. I thrilled in the fresh perspective that came from the tipping the ordinary plane of existence on end." - Jon Krakauer

"French parents are very concerned about their kids. They know about pedophiles, allergies, and choking hazards. They take reasonable precautions. But they aren't panicked about their children's well-being. This calmer outlook makes them better at both establishing boundaries and giving their kids some autonomy." - Pamela Druckerman

"It's unlikely that any of those natural hazards will do us in within the next 100 years if we've already survived 100,000. By contrast, we are introducing, through human activity, entirely new types of dangers by developing powerful new technologies. We have no record of surviving those." - Nick Bostrom

"...The asbestos industry...has for decades successfully suppressed and manipulated information on the carcinogenicity and other hazards of asbestos. Involved in this conspiracy network were senior industry executives, their medical staff, attorneys, insurance companies, trade associations, scientific consultants, and commercial labs." - Samuel Epstein

"It's unlikely that any of those natural hazards will do us in within the next 100 years if we"ve already survived 100,000. By contrast, we are introducing, through human activity, entirely new types of dangers by developing powerful new technologies. We have no record of surviving those." - Nick Bostrom

"We always look at the 'Fortune ,' and we say, men in power, but we don't look at the glass cellar as opposed to the glass ceiling and say, men also are the homeless, men are also the ones that are the garbage collectors. Men are also the ones dying in construction sites that aren't properly supervised for safety hazards." - Warren Farrell

"Please know I am quite aware of the hazards. I want to do it because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail their failure must be but a challenge to others." - Amelia Earhart

"Liberty must at all hazards be supported. We have a right to it, derived from our Maker. But if we had not, our fathers have earned and bought it for us, at the expense of their ease, their estates, their pleasure, and their blood." - John Adams

"What of the faith and fire within us Men who march away Ere the barn-cocks say Night is growing gray, To hazards whence no tears can win us; What of the faith and fire within us Men who march away!" - Thomas Hardy

"Training was very extensive, and we dealt with many recoveries from emergencies, and fortunately, participating and observing and existing through the reality of space was a once-in-a-lifetime experience and it was not marred by unexpected hazards or catastrophes." - Buzz Aldrin



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