Quotation Explorer - 'Safer'

Habits are safer than rules; you don't have to watch them. And you don't have to keep them either. They keep you. - Frank Crane
Do we really want to be rid of our resentments, our anger, our fear? Many of us cling to our fears, doubts, self-loathing or hatred because there is a certain distorted security in familiar pain. It seems safer to embrace what we know than to let go of it for fear of the unknown. ( Book/page 33) - Narcotics Anonymous
There is no safer vault than our minds. - João Matos
...and to this day the rare traveller who knows the language and customs even of the worst of the tribes is safer amongst them than in the neighbouring Cossack settlements. - John F. Baddeley
Walking on water is safer than sailing in a leaking boat. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It is safer to face a strong enemy in the field of battle, than to fight a war by the side of a weak friend. - Luis Marques
War is sometimes described as long periods of boredom punctuated by short moments of excitement. History is often similar, if rather safer. - John H. Arnold
Reply when questioned on the safety of the polio vaccine he developed:It is safe, and you can't get safer than safe. - Jonas Salk
Our story is the raft we ride in our ocean of life. We cling to it even while we might lament our story because it feels safer to be on the raft than swimming in the currents of possibilities. When you are ready for change, jump off the raft and swim with a different story. - Jeanne McElvaney
For all its flaws, I would feel safer to have my children grow up in a world dominated by the United States than by any other country.
He was the monster that no one thought to look for in the light of day. It was a common mistake. People often believed they were safer in the light, thinking monsters only came out at night. But safety - like light - is a facade. Underneath, the whole world is drenched in darkness. - C.J. Roberts
People are more violently opposed to fur than leather because it's safer to harass rich women than motorcycle gangs. - Unknown
The advance of liberty is the path to both a safer and better world. - George W. Bush
To hide away from the world whose loveless heart has gone astrayand its inhabitants what could be a safer place than my imagination? - Anna Jae
Understand that sexuality is as wide as the sea. Understand that your morality is not law. Understand that we are you. Understand that if we decide to have sex whether safe, safer, or unsafe, it is our decision and you have no rights in our lovemaking. - Derek Jarman
Go where thou wilt, seek what thou wilt, and thou shalt not find a higher way above, nor a safer way below, than the way of the holy Cross."- Thomas A Kempis (The Following of Christ) - Thomas à Kempis
Homeopathy cures a larger percentage of cases than any other form of treatment and is beyond doubt safer and more economical. - Mahatma Gandhi
If thou desire to purchase honor with thy wealth, consider first how that wealth became thine; if thy labor got it, let thy wisdom keep it; if oppression found it, let repentance restore it; if thy parent left it, let thy virtues deserve it; so shall thy honor be safer, better and cheaper. - Francis Quarles
Passion makes the world go round. Love just makes it a safer place. - Ice T
I'm perfectly happy to know the world at secondhand. It's a lot safer. - Cornelia Funke
If we can spend more time uprooting vices and rooting virtues, our world will be safer and better. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
Play life on hard. Easy might be safer but where is the fun in that? - Neila Rey
Since love and fear can hardly exist together, if we must choose between them, it is far safer to be feared than loved. - Niccolo Machiavelli
To be feared is much safer then to be loved. - Niccolo Machiavelli
A man who lives with his wife is safer and more venerable than a man who lives with a tramp. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security 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 exposure. - Helen Keller
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold. - Helen Keller
nothing would be more fatal than for the Government of States to get in the hands of experts. Expert knowledge is limited knowledge, and the unlimited ignorance of the plain man who knows where it hurts is a safer guide than any rigorous direction of a specialized character. - Winston S. Churchill
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