The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Safety is a basic human need. People with a sense of security and belonging are stabilized for learning, creating, innovating. A group of wonderfully cared for, confident individuals will generate great ideas.
Safety isn't expensive, its priceless.
Safety is something that happens between your ears, not something you hold in your hands.
Don't learn safety by accident.
The safety and happiness of society are the objects at which all political institutions aim, and to which all such institutions must be sacrificed.
Working safely is like breathing - if you don't, you die.
The superior man, when resting in safety, does not forget that danger may come.
Out of this nettle - danger - we pluck this flower - safety.
In the sea there are countless treasures,
But if you desire safety, it is on the shore.
Never travel faster than your guardian angel can fly.
The way to be safe is never to be secure.
Tyranny is the exercise of some power over a man, which is not warranted by law, or necessary for the public safety. A people can never be deprived of their liberties, while they retain in their own hands, a power sufficient to any other power in the state.
In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed.
There is safety in reserve, but no attraction. One cannot love a reserved person.
You will either step forward into growth or you will step back into safety.
If you don't think it's safe, it probably isn't.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
The wishbone will never replace the backbone.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Check yourself before you wreck yourself.
There is always safety in valor.
To keep oneself safe does not mean to bury oneself.
It is God's kindness to terrify you in order to lead you to safety.
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