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Security is mostly superstition. It does not exist in nature. ... Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.
Security is a false god; begin making sacrifices to it and you are lost.
God Himself is not secure, having given man dominion over His works.
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.
Never think you've seen the last of anything.
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.
Life is not orderly. No matter how we try to make life so, right in the middle of it we die, lose a leg, fall in love, drop a jar of applesauce.
Truly nothing is to be expected but the unexpected.
Happiness, greatness, pride-nothing is secure, nothing keeps.
There is no security, no assurance that because we wrote something good two months ago, we will do it again. Actually, every time we begin, we wonder how we ever did it before.
There is no security on this earth. Only opportunity.
There is no way to take the danger out of human relationships.
It is the risk element which ensures security. Risk brings out the ingenuity and resourcefulness which insure success.
The way to be safe is never to be secure.
We are never more in danger than when we think ourselves most secure, nor in reality more secure than when we seem to be most in danger.
It is when we all play safe that we create a world of utmost insecurity.
To keep oneself safe does not mean to bury oneself.
"Safety first" has been the motto of the human race for half a million years; but it has never been the motto of leaders.
If money is your hope for independence you will never have it. The only real security that a man can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience and ability.
Our greatest illusion is reliance upon the security and permanence of material possessions. We must search for some other coin.
The only peace, the only security, is in fulfillment.
Solvency is entirely a matter of temperament, not of income.
Security depends not so much upon how much you have, as upon how much you can do without.
Security can only be achieved through constant change, through discarding old ideas that have outlived their usefulness and adapting others to current facts.
Truth is the only safe ground to stand upon.
Only in growth, reform, and change, paradoxically enough, is true security to be found.
Security is not the absence of danger, but the presence of God, no matter what the danger.
I'm in love with the potential of miracles. For me, the safest place is out on a limb.
Man's security comes from within himself.
You are all you will ever have for certain.
No one can builu her security upon the nobleness of another person.
Your real security is yourself. You know you can do it, and they can't ever take that away from you.
Only those means of security are good, are certain, are lasting, that depend on yourself and your own vigor.
Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life. Security is an insipid thing.
Freedom works.
To be on the alert is to live; to be lulled into security is to die.
Prudence keeps life safe, but does not often make it happy.
Whatever course you have chosen for yourself, it will not be a chore but an adventure if you bring to it a sense of the glory of striving ... if your sights are set far above the merely secure and mediocre.
Security is a kind of death.
Without danger we cannot get beyond danger.... Each one of us requires the spur of insecurity to force us to do our best.
Nerves provide me with energy. ... It's when I don't have them, when I feel at ease, that I get worried.
Protection and security are only valuable if they do not cramp life excessively.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity; they seem more afraid of life than of death.
The one permanent emotion of the inferior man is fear-fear of the unknown, the complex, the inexplicable. What he wants beyond everything else is safety.
We spend our time searching for security and hate it when we get it.
Be like the bird that, passing on her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing that she hath wings.
We hear of a silent generation, more concerned with security than integrity, with conforming than performing, with imitating than creating.


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