Quotation Explorer - 'Stake'

Well, the man who first translated the bible into English was burned at the stake, and they've been at it ever since. Must be all that adultery, murder and incest. But not to worry. It's back on the shelves. - Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
In choosing a hypothesis there is no virtue in being timid. I clearly would have been burned at the stake in another age. - Thomas Gold
A liberal is a person whose interests aren't at stake at the moment. - Willis Player
True leaders do the right thing when the team's success is at stake and integrity is challenged.They just commit to personal excellence~ - Bluenscottish
As the essence of courage is to stake one's life on a possibility, so the essence of faith is to believe the possibility exists. - William Salter
But to mean it when I say that I want my life to count for His glory is to drive a stake through the heart of self - a painful and determined dying to me that must be a part of every day I live. - Louie Giglio
If you come into contact with that rare once in a lifetime opportunity, instantly own it, remember all it takes is a slight pondering moment for a stake to be placed, the opportunity can and will easily be claimed by another. - Victoria Addino
A time will come when a politician who has wilfully made war and promoted international dissension will be as sure of the dock and much surer of the noose than a private homicide. It is not reasonable that those who gamble with men's lives should not stake their own. - H.G. Wells
The world is a better place to live in because it contains human beings who will give up ease and security and stake their own lives in order to do what they themselves think worth doing. - Walter Lippmann
No, I'm the human here. I'm the life at stake. I'm the one with fingernails, who feels pain.Me. - Alicen Grey
As Americans, we want peace -- we work and sacrifice for peace. But there can be no peace if our security depends on the will and whims of a ruthless and aggressive dictator. I'm not willing to stake one American life on trusting Saddam Hussein. - George W. Bush
Considering what is at stake politically, economically and technically for most organizations; usually justifying IT governance deployment based on one viewpoint narrows suitability and expected benefits. - Robert E. Davis
I have fallen in love with you Sasha Ava Stryker. I am afraid it is eternal and binding. I wanted to stake my claim on you tonight. To make you mine for now and infinity to come. - Farrah Naseem
Marriage is a lottery in which men stake their liberty and women their happiness. - Virginie des Rieux
In 1487 alone, two hundred heretics had-in one of the greatest euphemisms in the history of language-"relaxed," that is, burned at the stake. Dogs of God, Columbus, the Inquisition, and the Defeat of the Moors - James Reston Jr.
I don't like shit too perfect. I want some human stake in my shit. If it's too perfect I ain't really with it. If it's too clean I ain't really with it. If it's too polished I don't really like it. - Madlib
If you greatly desire something, have the guts to stake everything on obtaining it. - Brendan Francis
The only private sector industry where employees work with their lives on stake for the interest of common people is media industry. - Amit Kalantri
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