Quotation Explorer - 'Liable'

Every age has its own outlook. It is specially good at seeing certain truths and specially liable to make certain mistakes. We all, therefore, need the books that will correct the characteristic mistake of our own period. And that means the old books. - C.S. Lewis
The nation that will insist on drawing a broad line of demarcation between the fighting man and the thinking man is liable to find its fighting done by fools and its thinking done by cowards. - William Francis Butler
Where we have strong emotions, we're liable to fool ourselves. - Carl Sagan
The essence of government is power; and power, lodged as it must be in human hands, will ever be liable to abuse. - James Madison
If from infancy you treat children as gods, they are liable in adulthood to act as devils. - P.D. James
You learn eventually that, while there are no villains, there are no heroes either. And until you make the final discovery that there are only human beings, who are therefore all the more fascinating, you are liable to miss something. - Paul Gallico
I believe I shall,in some shape or other,always exist; and, with all the inconveniences human life is liable to, I shall not object to a new edition of mine, hoping, however, that the errata of the last may be corrected. - Benjamin Franklin
A good relationship is like fireworks: loud, explosive, and liable to maim you if you hold on too long. - Jeph Jacques
Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives. I think we're being run by maniacs for maniacal ends and I think I'm liable to be put away as insane for expressing that. That's what's insane about it. - John Lennon
Any member introducing a dog into the Society's premises shall be liable to a fine of one pound. Any animal leading a blind person shall be deemed to be a cat.
Arbitrary power is like most other things which are very hard, very liable to be broken. - Abigail Adams
12% of people marry because they are completely in love. 88% of people marry just so they are then liable for only half of their rent. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Please take note that any and all dragon petting will be at your own peril. We are not liable for any injuries sustained while petting. - Love The Stacks Bookstore
An economist's guess is liable to be as good as anybody else's. - Will Rogers
I claim to be a simple individual liable to err like any other fellow mortal. I own, however, that I have humility enough in me to confess my errors and to retrace my steps. - Mahatma Gandhi
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