Quotation Explorer - 'Threat'

We love because we can lose. If there was no threat of separation, no death to shake us to our core, we probably wouldn't love much at all. - Donna Lynn Hope
When psychologically unfit form the majority in any sect, and yet proclaim to be the only fittest, will not only be a threat to the existence of the sane minority, but are surely catastrophic for the human race as a whole! - Ramana Pemmaraju
The greatest violence, and the greatest threat to humanity, is the growth of MONEY. - Compton Gage
Never get angry. Never make a threat. Reason with people. - Mario Puzo
I believe that justice is instinct and innate, the moral sense is as much a part of our constitution as the threat of feeling, seeing and hearing. - Thomas Jefferson
A new type of superstition has got hold of people's minds, the worship of the state. People demand the exercise of the methods of coercion and compulsion, of violence and threat. Woe to anybody who does not bend his knee to the fashionable idols! - Ludwig von Mises
A threat should never be spoken, your enemy should not be told of your intentions. Either take decisive action or refrain from it, but never threaten - Soke Behzad Ahmadi
Now, don't get me wrong, I think border security is important. And I have no doubt that the Republican plan for turning our southern border into The Hunger Games will put a stop to the #1 threat facing America today illegal cleaning ladies. - Bill Maher
Probably the only place where a man can feel really secure is in a maximum security prison, except for the imminent threat of release. - Germaine Greer
There is no greater crime than a crime against humanity. There is no greater crime against humanity than usury. The greatest violence, and the greatest threat to humanity, is the growth of MONEY. - Compton Gage
It's a time for not showing elation but doing introspection for a person who is being often liked by many or most people in his/her circle because almost everyone likes normally someone who only poses no threat to their position in a life full of cut-throat competition. - Anuj Somany
Every threat to the status quo is an opportunity in disguise. - Jay Samit
Whatever you’re not telling me, let it go. Emotion leads to poor decisions. Poor decisions lead to scrutiny. Scrutiny is our greatest threat. - Ken Cruickshank
The only thing that saves us from the bureaucracy is inefficiency. An efficient bureaucracy is the greatest threat to liberty. - Eugene J. McCarthy
The greatest threat to peace is the barrage of rightist propaganda portraying war as decent, honorable, and patriotic. - Jeannette Rankin
Your motivation has to be rock solid. You have to want it so bad that even th threat of death won't take it from you. - Orson Scott Card
With hurricanes, tornados, fires out of control, mud slides,flooding, severe thunderstorms tearing up the country from oneend to another, and with the threat of bird flu and terroristattacks, "Are we sure this is a good time to take God out ofthe Pledge of Allegiance? - Jay Leno
A threat is basically a means for establishing a bargaining position by inducing fear in the subject. When a threat is used, it should always be implied that the subject himself is to blame by using words such as "You leave me no other choice but to..."
Change does not change tradition. It strengthens it. Change is a challenge and an opportunity, not a threat.
Fame is neither something to value nor to view as a threat. - A.D. Posey
Well, the telling of jokes is an art of its own, and it always rises from some emotional threat. The best jokes are dangerous, and dangerous because they are in some way truthful. - Kurt Vonnegut
The biggest threat against the survival of humanity is not brutality and unkindness, it is stupidity and selfishness. - M.F. Moonzajer
Gleaming shell of an outworn lie; fable of Right divine—You gained your crowns by heritage, but Blood was the price of mine.The throne that I won by blood and sweat , by Crom, I will not sellFor promise of valleys filled with gold, or threat of the Halls of Hell! - Robert E. Howard
Nuclear Weapons aren't much of a threat, today; compared to Families of the world, going Nuclear. - Aniruddha Sastikar
When a woman reads a romance novel, she is putting her own pleasure first. That small act of rebellion is perceived as a threat to the status quo. It’s also why this eternally popular and profitable genre has been scorned, ridiculed and dismissed. - Maya Rodale
Economic power is exercised by means of a positive, by offering men a reward, an incentive, a payment, a value; political power is exercised by means of a negative, by the threat of punishment, injury, imprisonment, destruction. The businessman's tool is values; the bureaucrat's tool is fear. - Ayn Rand
When we are taught that safety lies always with sameness, then difference, of any kind, will appear as a threat - bell hooks
Whatever confronts your faith can be a test but if it stands to oppose the content of your personality and the validity of your convictions then it's threat. - Kingsley Opuwari Manuel
We've determined that Ms. Hauptman is a potential threat to the public safety, and we are bringing her in as a murder suspect who has supernatural powers that make her too dangerous to be incarcerated in the usual ways. - Patricia Briggs
It is only rarely that one can see in a little boy the promise of a man, but one can almost always see in a little girl the threat of a woman. - Alexandre Dumas
People who were genuinely dangerous might not need to exhibit the fact at all, and that the ability to conceal a threat made them even more dangerous. - William Gibson
The threat of frustration of a biological urge does not cause conflict and anxiety unless that urge is identified with some value essential to the existence of the personality. - Rollo May
If somebody tells you ‘History will never forgive you,’ just laugh at him! Because when the history comes, you won’t be here! The threat of history never forgives you is a useless threat! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Islam is not the greatest threat facing Christianity in the west. The biggest threat facing Christianity in the west is Scripture illiterate believers who are asleep while a world waits to here the Gospel... - Pastor Steve Bainbridge
hate school but love school and threat it right so you can be where you love to be all right? - Mohlalefi j motsima
Failure is usually boring. It is the credible but unrealized threat of failure that is interesting. - Robin D. Laws
Terrorism has no religion is a theory, and the religion of terrorism is a real threat and practical thing. - Satyendra Singh 'Shyamal'
The true self is that which is in touch with reality. The false self is the aspects of your personality that are adapted to threats and no longer consciously recognizes either the adaptation or the threat. - Stefan Molyneux
Having a body is in itself the greatest threat to the mind... The body encloses the mind in a fortress; before long the mind is besieged on all sides, and in the end the mind has to give itself up. - Marcel Proust
I am drawn mostly, insistently to the human voice. How powerful and necessary the solo voice, the experience of being someone, something else for a little while. This is and will remain literature’s killer app, the thing most impervious to threat by everything that’s not the word. - Ander Monson
Abuse really is its own alphabet. Those who have not gone through it cannot understand it fully. The echos of violence hang in subconscious long after the threat is gone. - Michelle Franklin
The greatest threat to religion in any society is not persecution, but rather apathy born of irrelevance. - Sherman A. Jackson
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Social conservatives seem to see a bigger threat to marriage from committed gay couples who want in on it than from straight ones who opt out of it. - Margaret Talbot
Humans spend more time finding ways to fight and criticize who they consider a threat than actually learning how to overcome that threat. - Luis Marques
You have neither the clout nor the experience to make a threat like that, Victor. - Bret Easton Ellis
I'm not a political Christian; for the most part I allow people even their vain, earthly rights. And I certainly don't see anti-Christians as bad or evil (as if they actually have the power to pose any kind of threat against God Almighty), but rather complete idiots I was commanded to love. - Criss Jami
Politics, like insurance, security, pharmaceutical and religious institutions all work the same. They sell the idea of a threat along with the antidote. Marketing 101. - Tarryn Tomlinson
Voter apathy was, and will remain the greatest threat to democracy. - Hazen Pingree
A dictator in a country is a big threat to the whole humanity; a democrat in a country is a great hope to the whole world! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Never fall in love with someone who will not adore you, respect you, put you first, threat you like a queen… If you do, you may end up becoming nothing but an object. - Abdulazeez Henry Musa
Commoditization is the enemy of meaning. In ages dominated by the forces of commoditization, individuals pay the price with devalued lives. by contrast, unique skills requiring mastery and expertise, like the skills of a brain surgeon, are safe from the threat of commoditization. - Tom Hayes
Threats from the street may be potentially lethal, but the threat from the "enemy within" is a far worse hazard to a law officers health and wellbeing. - Steve Neal
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