Quotation Explorer - 'Threaten'

When people cheat in any arena, they diminish themselves-they threaten their own self-esteem and their relationships with others by undermining the trust they have in their ability to succeed and in their ability to be true. - Cheryl Hughes
It's been long since thinking humanity has learnt that love is a majestic creation of the brain, yet that knowledge hasn't made love be deemed any less glorious. Then why should it threaten the religious believer to learn that divinity as well is a natural creation of the brain? - Abhijit Naskar
Sometimes, I feel my breath coming in shorter, quicker, spastic bursts, feel my heart threaten to thunder through my ribs, feel sweat beading on my brow...and I know it’s time to bust out those chocolate frogs from Harry Potter. - Shannon Celebi
Go after a man's weakness, and never, ever, threaten unless you're going to follow through, because if you don't, the next time you won't be taken seriously. - Roy M. Cohn
You threaten to punch someone in the face, what do they do? They duck. You try to punch 'em in the wallet and they always open up.
Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of those who threaten it. - U.S. Department of the Navy
Most children threaten at times to run away from home. This is the only thing that keeps some parents going. - Phyllis Diller
Laws do not persuade just because they threaten. - Seneca
The past is always with us. It echoes through every living moment, giving it depth and meaning beyond itself. Sometimes the past is so powerful, those echoes threaten to overwhelm the present. - Trish Feehan
Courage emerges as you climb over the circumstances that threaten to bury you! But you must be willing to climb to find courage. - Jeff Dixon-Terror in the Kingdom
I had witnessed the sort of atrocities during the war than threaten to steal a man's soul. - Christina Henriquez
We must uphold the promise of Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, Carter, and Clinton and never allow the President and his Republican friends to threaten Social Security by putting it on the Wall Street trading block. - John Kerry
In civilized societies, if you are offended by a cartoon, you do not burn flags, take up guns and raid buildings, chant death to your opponents, or threaten suicide bombings. You write a letter to the editor. - Michelle Malkin
There are as many violent women as men, but there's a lot of money in hating men, particularly in the United States -- millions of dollars. It isn't a politically good idea to threaten the huge budgets for women's refuges by saying that some of the women who go into them aren't total victims. - Erin Pizzey
Beneath all this he is able to identify as well the dangers of a humanism which shuts out the humane and transcendent horizons and can threaten a new form of the dark night of the soul. - Abdumalik Nysanbayev
Washington likes to threaten the people over whom they exercise power. - Glenn Greenwald
Improving the world can be a nasty and ugly and difficult and dangerous business...because when you improve the world, you threaten the entrenched interests of evil people. - Stefan Molyneux
If there ever was in the history of humanity an enemy who was truly universal, an enemy whose acts and moves trouble the entire world, threaten the entire world, attack the entire world in any way or another, that real and really universal enemy is precisely Yankee imperialism. - Fidel Castro
Being different will always threaten the institution of understanding of a closed mind. However, evolution is built on difference, changing and the concept of thinking outside the box. Live to be your own unique brand, without apology. - Shannon L. Alder
I am a teacher. Pay close attention - this will be on the test. You don't wreck buildings. You don't take children hostage. And you don't threaten people with violence. Okay class dismissed. Looks like you fail! - yoko
I don’t need a personal trainer… I need someone to stalk me and threaten to kick my ass when I eat and drink stuff I’m not supposed to! - Tanya Masse
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
The only way to know the answer is by asking questions. Religion tries to suppress the questions asking (curiosity) because it can threaten its own existence. The truth is out there, go ask for it! - Saurabh Gupta Earth5R
I had witnessed the sort of atrocities during the war that threaten to steal a man's soul. - Christina Henriquez
The best books like the best music or television or movies or comics or video games can challenge us and force us to think or perceive aspects of life that we may prefer to avoid. In a sense, they threaten us. - Geoffrey Reiter
Rage whether in reaction to social injustice, or to our leaders’ insanity, or to those who threaten or harm us is a powerful energy that, with diligent practice, can be transformed into fierce compassion. - Bonnie Myotai Treace
Even the most powerful enemies who threaten or oppress God’s children will one day fall. - Jim George
start ignoring people who threaten your joy. literally, ignore them. say nothing. don’t invite any parts of them into your space. - Alexandra Elle
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