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"Safety is all well and good: I prefer freedom." - E B White

"If there is a choice between absolute safety and freedom, then freedom must always prevail." - Salman Rushdie

"I have found both freedom and safety in my madness; the freedom of loneliness and the safety from being understood, for those who understand us enslave something in us." - Khalil Gibran

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

"As politicians we have to make very difficult decisions and one...is when freedom of speech actually insults public safety." - Tulip Siddiq

"Our safety at home and the cause of freedom abroad is largely contingent upon our success in Iraq." - Ron Lewis

"He who gives up freedom for safety deserves neither." - Benjamin Franklin

"The way out of fear is' safety. It's freedom." - Martha Beck

"Those who would trade safety for freedom deserve neither." - Thomas Jefferson

"Whatever the immediate gains and losses, the dangers to our safety arising from political suppression are always greater than the dangers to the safety resulting from political freedom. Suppression is always foolish." - Neil McDonald

"I don't think we should ever accept the idea that someone can come along and take away our safety and our freedom." - Barack Obama

"My daughters, your daughters, our daughters deserve safety, protection, and the freedom to make their own choices about their personal lives and their physical selves." - Carre Otis

"Only the individual can decide what level of risk she can tolerate and what level of freedom she's willing to sacrifice for the sake of safety." - Park Dietz

"It was a great childhood. We weren't especially wealthy or anything, but I felt I had a kind of safety and freedom." - Sarah Waters

"Political freedom is, or ought to be, the best guaranty for the safety and continuance of spiritual, mental, and civil freedom. It is the combination of numbers to secure the liberty to each one." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"Political freedom is, or ought to be, the best guaranty for the safety and continuance of spiritual, mental, and civil freedom. It is the combination of numbers to secure the liberty to each one." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

"Whatever may be the immediate gains and losses, the dangers to our safety arising from political suppression are always greater than the dangers to that safety arising from political freedom. Suppression is always foolish. Freedom is always wise. That is the faith, the experimental faith, by which we Americans have undertaken to live." - Alexander Meiklejohn

"Human beings have a drive for security and safety, which is often what fuels the spiritual search. This very drive for security and safety is what causes so much misery and confusion. Freedom is a state of complete and absolute insecurity and not knowing. So, in seeking security and safety, you actually distance yourself from the freedom you want. There is no security in freedom, at least not in the sense that we normally think of security. This is, of course, why it is so free: there's nothing there to grab hold of." - Adyashanti

"The forces of safety are afoot in the land. I, for one, believe it is a conspiracy - a conspiracy of Safety Nazis shouting "Sieg Health" and seeking to trammel freedom, liberty, and large noisy parties. The Safety Nazis advocate gun control, vigorous exercise, and health foods. The result can only be a disarmed, exhausted, and half-starved population ready to acquiesce to dictatorship of some kind." - P. J. O'Rourke

"If you give up your freedom for safety, you don't deserve either one" - Benjamin Franklin

"There is no justification for taking away individuals' freedom in the guise of public safety." - Thomas Jefferson

"Between safety and adventure I choose adventure." - Craig Ferguson

"safety and love are both illusions!" - Eric Jerome Dickey

"Feelings are the fine instruments which shape decision-making in an animal cursed and blessed with intelligence, and the freedom which is its corollary. They are signals directing us toward goodness, safety, pleasure, and group survival." - Willard Gaylin

"We have banished our artists to the fringe of society and tell them to eat cake. It is our artists who choose freedom over safety and use their talents to question and confront the culture." - Peter Block

"As long as I manage investments properly and don't spend recklessly, Tumblr has given my family a strong safety net and given me the freedom to work on whatever I want. And that's exactly what I plan to do." - Marco Arment

"A man can never be idle with safety and advantage until he has been so trained by work that he makes his freedom from times and tasks more fruitful than his toil has been." - Hamilton Wright Mabie

"The more men you make free, the more freedom is strengthened, and the more men you give an interest in the welfare and safety of the State, the greater is the security of the State." - Frederick Douglass

"Our Nation owes a lasting debt of gratitude to all those selfless members of our Armed Forces who have risked their own freedom and safety to defend the the lives and liberty of others." - William J Clinton

"Now [the Cinderella Complex] tends to hit women after college.... When the first thrill of freedom subsides and anxiety rises to take its place, they begin to be tugged by that old yearning for safety; the wish to be saved." - Colette Dowling

"Freedom is not defined by safety. Freedom is defined by the ability of citizens to live without government interference. Government cannot create a world without risks, nor would we really wish to live in such a fictional place. Only a totalitarian society would even claim absolute safety as a worthy ideal, because it would require total state control over its citizens" lives. Liberty has meaning only if we still believe in it when terrible things happen and a false government security blanket beckons." - Ron Paul

"Freedom is not defined by safety. Freedom is defined by the ability of citizens to live without government interference. Government cannot create a world without risks, nor would we really wish to live in such a fictional place. Only a totalitarian society would even claim absolute safety as a worthy ideal, because it would require total state control over its citizens' lives. Liberty has meaning only if we still believe in it when terrible things happen and a false government security blanket beckons." - Ron Paul

"Safety and the assurance of safety are things of the past." - Bram Stoker

"My safety and my family's safety are not guaranteed even now." - Chen Guangcheng

"We ca' save ourselves from fear by seeking safety, because safety always means there's something to be safe from-in other words, something to fear. The way out of fear is' safety. It's freedom." - Martha Beck

"Freedom is not synonymous with an easy life. ... There are many difficult things about freedom: It does not give you safety, it creates moral dilemmas for you; it requires self-discipline; it imposes great responsibilities; but such is the nature of Man and in such consists his glory and salvation." - Margaret Thatcher

"Time after time we're told corporations should have freedom from pesky job safety regulations, environmental protections and labor standards - giving working people the freedom to be crushed in collapsing mines, choke on filthy air and get paid too little to live on." - Richard Trumka

"Freedom of the press is to the machinery of the state what the safety valve is to the steam engine." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"Patrick Henry did not say, 'Give me absolutely safety or give me death.' America is supposed to be about freedom." - John Stossel

"... any woman who accepts aloneness as the natural by-product of success is accepting a punishment for a crime she didn't commit. And she is not acknowledging one of the most precious lessons of the women's movement, the lessons of community ... We may not able to tell women that there is safety in freedom. But we certainly can say, with absolute certainty, that for free women, the only safety is in numbers." - Marlo Thomas

"Fear, safety, and conformity make you mediocre and average" - Alonzo King

"Early and provident fear is the mother of safety." - Edmund Burke

"Bored by safety, the lover grows jealous and exacting." - Mason Cooley

"All this health and safety talk is just killing me." - Jeremy Clarkson

"Safety is a fence, and fences are for sheep." - Karen Marie Moning

"You cannot play for safety and make art." - Lucille Clifton

"Security and safety were the reward of dullness." - Hanif Kureishi

"Styling cars sells cars and safety does not." - Lee Iacocca

"Safety is a cheap and effective insurance policy." - Anonymous

"Her clothes were filled with safety pins and hidden tears." - Louise Erdrich

"Government's first duty and highest obligation is public safety." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"Now let us return to light, safety, and society." - Caroline Stevermer

"Anhamirak, abandon and freedom." - Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

"During the course of administration, and in order to disturb it, the artillery of the press has been levelled against us, charged with whatsoever its licentiousness could devise or dare. These abuses of an institution so important to freedom and science are deeply to be regretted, inasmuch as they tend to lessen its usefulness and to sap its safety." - Thomas Jefferson

"True freedom requires taking responsibility for your own life. That frightens the hell out of too many people. They prefer to have Big Brother holding a safety net for them, and they'll sell their own birthright and their children's as well to keep it." - F. Paul Wilson

"I believe that we have no real access to who we really are except in God. Only when we rest in God can we find the safety, the spaciousness, and the scary freedom to be who we are, all that we are, more than we are, and less than we are." - Carl Jung

"Committees are, by nature, timid. They are based on the premise of safety in numbers; content to survive inconspicuously, rather than take risks and move independently ahead. Without independence, without the freedom for new ideas to be tried, to fail, and to ultimately succeed, the world will not move ahead, but rather live in fear of it's own potential" - Ferdinand Porsche

""Safety First" is "Safety Always."" - Charles Melville Hays

"Safety First is Safety Always." - Charles M. Hayes

"The freedoms we have in Russia are just leftovers. Freedom of travel, which was completely nonexistent in the Soviet Union; artistic freedom - so far, that's doing fine too, virtually everything can be published. Although with some books that are too edgy politically, or are especially undesirable, the authors are already running into difficulties. Theaters that produce provocative plays, or clubs that host undesirable events often find themselves on the receiving end of fire safety inspections and fines." - Vladimir Voinovich

"But when no risk is taken there is no freedom. It is thus that, in an industrial society, the plethora of laws made for our personal safety convert the land into a nursery, and policemen hired to protect us become selfserving busybodies." - Alan Watts

"In the years afterward, I fled whenever somebody began to understand me. That has subsided. But one thing remained: I don't want anybody to understand me completely. I want to go through life unknown. The blindness of others is my safety and my freedom." - Pascal Mercier

"We lost not only through death, but also by leaving and being left, by changing and letting go and moving on. And our losses include not only our separations and departures from those we love, but our conscious and unconscious losses of romantic dreams, impossible expectations, illusions of freedom and power, illusions of safety - and the loss of our own younger self, the self that thought it would always be unwrinkled and invulnerable and immortal." - Judith Viorst

"The first job of the president of the United States is to protect your safety and your security and the security and safety of your family." - Chris Christie

"And then the conditions of safety - or lack of safety - for teachers in public schools, and the disparity between public schools and private schools is shameful." - Warren Beatty

"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

"One of the most important accomplishments of the Caucus is raising awareness with law enforcement and communities nationwide on the issues of child safety and Internet safety." - Nick Lampson

"The best argument for mutual funds is that they offer safety and diversification. But they don't necessarily offer safety and diversification." - Ron Chernow

"'peace and friendship, in freedom.'" - Dwight D Eisenhower

"Creativity needs discipline and freedom." - David Ogilvy

"Freedom and power bring responsibility." - Jawaharlal Nehru

"Knowledge is freedom and with freedom comes understanding." - Julie Garwood

"I live for freedom, and freedom is a lie." - Shakira

"Freedom and liberty always mean freedom from police interference." - Ludwig Von Mises

"Fear wins or Freedom wins, and I choose Freedom." - Brendon Burchard

"I always strive for freedom: freedom of thought and expression." - Lykke Li

"If the idea that my safety can only be enhanced by putting other people's privacy and safety in danger, then I don't want to be more safe." - Shepard Fairey

"SAFETY NET-ISM: The belief that there will always be a financial and emotional safety net to buffer life's hurts. Usually parents." - Douglas Coupland

"People developed planes first and then took care of flight safety. If people were focused on safety first, no one would ever have built a plane." - Mark Zuckerberg

"Globalization makes our economy, our health, and our security all captive to events on the other side of the world. And no other nation on earth has a greater capacity to shape that global system, or to build consensus around a new set of international rules that expand the zones of freedom, personal safety, and economic well-being. Like it or not, if we want to make America more secure, we are going to have to help make the world more secure." - Barack Obama

"Physical aggression by a man toward his partner is abuse, even if it happens only once. If he raises a fist; punches a hole in the wall; throws things at you; blocks your way; restrains you; grabs, pushes, or pokes you; or threatens to hurt you, that's physical abuse. He is creating fear and using your need for physical freedom and safety as a way to control you." - Lundy Bancroft

"Whatever each individual woman is facing; only she knows her biggest challenge. However, if we add up the problems that affect the biggest numbers of women, then issues having to do with physical safety and reproduction are still the biggest. Female bodies are still the battleground, whether that means restricting freedom, birth control and safe abortion in order to turn them into factories, or abandoning female infants because females are less valuable for everything other than reproduction." - Gloria Steinem

"Don't think in terms of comfort; think in terms of freedom. Don't think in terms of safety, think in terms of being more alive. And the only way to be more alive is to live dangerously, is to risk, is to go on an adventure. And the greatest adventure is not going to the moon - the greatest adventure is going to your own innermost core." - Rajneesh

"Humans used to desire love, money, food, shelter, safety, peace and freedom more than anything else. The last 30 years have changed us. Now people want to have a good job, and they want their children to have a good job. This changes everything for world leaders. Everything they do - from waging war to building societies - will need to be carried out within the new context of the need for a good job." - Jim Clifton

"I was watching the TV broadcasts interviewing people stranded at airports for days on end, losing their holidays, their important business meetings and the long-awaited ability to see their families... In short, suffering. No one complained, though! They kept repeating: we are so grateful for the care taken of our safety, for feeling. They were ready to surrender a good deal of their human dignity, individuality, freedom of choice." - Zygmunt Bauman

"Prosperity and security are ours in heaven. We will live in peace and safety." - Paul P. Enns

"Safety and certainty in oil lie in variety, and variety alone." - Winston Churchill

"Persuasion occurs when trust and confidence meet belief, risk tolerance, and safety." - Jeffrey Gitomer

"What all children deserve, and all of us want, is safety, love, and possibility." - Alan Robert Neal

"Prosperity and security are ours in heaven. We will live in peace and safety." - Paul Enns

"Medicaid is a vital safety net for New York's poor and vulnerable, young and old alike." - James T Walsh

"Economic freedom has no security without political freedom, and political freedom can find its security only in economic freedom." - Eugen Richter

"Israel is a country that respects freedom - freedom of assembly, freedom of speech and freedom of worship." - George Pataki

"From Freedom of the Body comes Freedom of the Mind and then Ultimate Freedom!" - B.K.S. Iyengar

"Love with freedom is superior to both the freedom without love and the love without freedom!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Freedom of inquiry, freedom of discussion, and freedom of teaching - without these a university cannot exist." - Robert M Hutchins

"Freedom to rock, freedom to talk. Freedom, raise your fist and yell." - Alice Cooper

""Once there, always there", would give you less freedom than you recently enjoyed, but more security. Security not in the sense of safety from terrorists, burglars, or pickpockets... but security in the sense of knowing where you are, who you are, on what kind of future you can count, what will happen, whether you will preserve your position in society or whether you will be degraded and humiliated - this sort of security. This sort of security for many, many people - a rising number of people - looks at the moment more attractive than more freedom." - Zygmunt Bauman

"I would give all of my fame for a pot of ale and safety." - William Shakespeare

"The dangers of life are infinite, and among them is safety." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Creativity flourishes when we have a sense of safety and self-acceptance." - Julia Cameron

"June smiled. "So what will it be? Safety, or a future of pain and possibility?" - Rick Riordan

"The only safety is in the middle of total misunderstanding and deception." - Henry Rollins

"Trial by jury is part of the bright constellation which leads to peace, liberty and safety." - Thomas Jefferson

"Loving someone is such an inherently dangerous act. And yet, love, that's where safety lives." - Gayle Forman

"The good need fear no law; it is his safety, and the bad man's awe." - Ben Jonson

"In a state where discretion begins, law, liberty, and safety end." - Junius

"I would give all my fame for a pot of ale and safety." - William Shakespeare

"To counsel others, and to disregard one's own safety, is folly." - Phaedrus

"I didn't say no because between safety and adventure I choose adventure." - Craig Ferguson

"I can't let safety and security become the focus of my life." - Judy Blume

"The only assurance of our nation's safety is to lay our foundation in morality and religion." - Abraham Lincoln

"The greatest safety lies in putting all your eggs in one basket and watching the basket." - Gerald M. Loeb

"The objective of securing the safety of Americans from crime and terror has been achieved," - John Ashcroft

"I can be a receiver, a cornerback, a safety and quarterback-I can play everything." - Clinton Portis

"If you value your safety, avoid holy places founded in the name of peace and brotherhood." - Ashleigh Brilliant

"I will never, ever apologize for protecting the safety and security of the American people." - Donald Trump

"Let's put the safety and security of the American people first." - Mike Pence

"There's no better policy in a society then pursuing a health and safety of its people." - Ralph Nader

"The good needs fear no law, It is his safety and the bad man's awe." - Philip Massinger

"To know and to do His will - this is our safety; this is our rest." - James Hudson Taylor

"No safety without risk, and what you risk reveals what you value." - Jeanette Winterson

"Fear is the father of courage and the mother of safety." - Henry H. Tweedy

"The objective of securing the safety of Americans from crime and terror has been achieved." - John Ashcroft

"There is no safety. Only varying states of risk. And failure." - Lois Mcmaster Bujold

"Loving someone is such an inherently dangerous act. And yet, love, that's where safety lives." - Gayle Forman

"The good needs fear no law, It is his safety and the bad man's awe." - Philip Massinger

"Obedience is the mother of success and is wedded to safety." - Aeschylus

"Deterrence itself is not a preeminent value; the primary values are safety and morality." - Herman Kahn

"We all strive for safety, prosperity, comfort, long life, and dullness." - Aldo Leopold

"The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise." - Tacitus

"When we talk about safety and security of the American people, politics falls aside pretty quickly." - Bill Frist

"Prejudice is a raft onto which the shipwrecked mind clambers and paddles to safety." - Ben Hecht

"For me the safety pin is about rebellion, and I'm punk in the soul." - Donatella Versace

"Going to college and finding a good job no longer guarantee economic safety." - Elizabeth Warren

"Ford Motor Company's sluggish and piecemeal approach to its automotive responsibilities betrays motorists' safety." - Ralph Nader

"At the end of the day, the goals are simple: safety and security." - Jodi Rell

"It's the safety valve of middle life, and the solace of age." - Mary Roberts Rinehart

"Self-driving cars are the natural extension of active safety and obviously something we should do." - Elon Musk

"President Bush is endangering our safety, hurting our vital interests, and undermining American values." - George Soros

"Well the first order of government is to preserve the public order and safety." - Bob Wise

"'Punk' doesn't mean Mohawks and safety pins. It's about not conforming." - Patrick Stump

"Safety on our highways has improved significantly, with the help of the Legislature and the media." - Jane D Hull

"Freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and freedom of religion all have a double aspect - freedom of thought and freedom of action." - Frank Murphy

"Freedom is partial to no race. Freedom has no religion. Freedom favors no ethnicity. Freedom discriminates not between rich and poor countries. Inevitably freedom will overwhelm Ethiopia." - Eskinder Nega

"O What A Freedom Is Thine! Freedom from Condemnation. Freedom to the Promises, Freedom to the Throne of Grace, and at last Freedom to Enter Heaven!" - Charles Spurgeon

"Obscurity often brings safety." - Aesop

"Obscurity brings safety." - Aesop

"Don't play for safety" - Hugh Walpole

"Accidents hurt - safety doesn't." - Anonymous



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