Safety Quotes

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.
H. L. Mencken

Understand, our police officers put their lives on the line for us every single day. They’ve got a tough job to do to maintain public safety and hold accountable those who break the law.
Barack Obama

Obedience is the mother of success and is wedded to safety.
Aeschylus

A man who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.
John Stuart Mill

At the end of the day, the goals are simple: safety and security.
Jodi Rell

They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Benjamin Franklin

Self-driving cars are the natural extension of active safety and obviously something we should do.
Elon Musk

The best car safety device is a rear-view mirror with a cop in it.
Dudley Moore

The table is a meeting place, a gathering ground, the source of sustenance and nourishment, festivity, safety, and satisfaction. A person cooking is a person giving: Even the simplest food is a gift.
Laurie Colwin

A library is a place that is a repository of information and gives every citizen equal access to it. That includes health information. And mental health information. It’s a community space. It’s a place of safety, a haven from the world.
Neil Gaiman

In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The safety of the people shall be the highest law.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

It is absolutely necessary, for the peace and safety of mankind, that some of earth’s dark, dead corners and unplumbed depths be let alone; lest sleeping abnormalities wake to resurgent life, and blasphemously surviving nightmares squirm and splash out of their black lairs to newer and wider conquests.
H. P. Lovecraft

True public safety requires a collaboration between law enforcement and the community.
Betsy Hodges

The art of war is of vital importance to the state. It is a matter of life and death, a road either to safety or to ruin. Hence it is a subject of inquiry which can on no account be neglected.
Sun Tzu

Government’s first duty and highest obligation is public safety.
Arnold Schwarzenegger

Nuclear energy, in terms of an overall safety record, is better than other energy.
Bill Gates

It’s a very sobering feeling to be up in space and realize that one’s safety factor was determined by the lowest bidder on a government contract.
Alan Shepard

The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.
Tacitus

Don’t play for safety – it’s the most dangerous thing in the world.
Hugh Walpole

Character in leadership is the most important balance for leadership. Without character, leaders have no safety. Leadership has no protection without character.
Myles Munroe

People who put themselves on the line and sacrifice their own safety for the greater good and for others, and anyone in any profession whose concern is the welfare for other people instead of the individual, are inspiring and important.
Chris Hemsworth

Public safety and emergency preparedness is essential.
Cindy Hyde-Smith

Our landscapes connect us to our history; they are the source of our character as a peopl, as well as our health, our safety, and our prosperity. Natural resources enrich us economically, yes. But they also enrich us aesthetically and recreationally and culturally and spiritually.
Robert Kennedy, Jr.

Law enforcement officers are never ‘off duty.’ They are dedicated public servants who are sworn to protect public safety at any time and place that the peace is threatened. They need all the help that they can get.
Barbara Boxer

I recognize the Republican party as the sheet anchor of the colored man’s political hopes and the ark of his safety.
Frederick Douglass

We don’t want to turn the safety net into a hammock that lulls able-bodied people into complacency and dependence.
Paul Ryan

Education is our only political safety. Outside of this ark all is deluge.
Horace Mann

We must respect the past, and mistrust the present, if we wish to provide for the safety of the future.
Joseph Joubert

I played wide receiver in high school; then I went to college at Ball State and played safety.
Freddie Gibbs

Our rights are not absolute. Our rights can be curtailed in the interest of public safety.
John Kennedy

Your own safety is at stake when your neighbor’s wall is ablaze.
Horace

I’m opposed to any policy that would deny in our country any human being from access to public safety, public education, or public health, period.
Kamala Harris

We can’t solve modern problems by going back in time. Retreating to the safety of the familiar is an understandable response, but God has called us to a life of faith. And faith requires us to face the unknown while trusting Him completely.
Charles R. Swindoll

Our insignificance is often the cause of our safety.
Aesop

The world has today 546 nuclear plants generating electricity. Their experience is being continuously researched, and feedback should be provided to all. Nuclear scientists have to interact with the people of the nation, and academic institutions continuously update nuclear power generation technology and safety.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Safety and comfort comes with complacency, and that’s never a good place to be working from.
Elijah Wood

Change can be for good if you combine audacity with safety.
Pedro Sanchez

There’s simply no substitute for experience in terms of aviation safety.
Chesley Sullenberger

The issues that matter to me are the social safety nets for people, health care, middle-class concerns. We need to take care of the middle class and the poor in our country.
Tim McGraw

Anyone who thinks there’s safety in numbers hasn’t looked at the stock market pages.
Irene Peter

I am thankful the most important key in history was invented. It’s not the key to your house, your car, your boat, your safety deposit box, your bike lock or your private community. It’s the key to order, sanity, and peace of mind. The key is ‘Delete.’
Elayne Boosler

Put a bridle on thy tongue; set a guard before thy lips, lest the words of thine own mouth destroy thy peace… on much speaking cometh repentance, but in silence is safety.
William Drummond

We travel together, passengers on a little spaceship, dependent on its vulnerable reserves of air and soil, all committed, for our safety, to its security and peace. Preserved from annihilation only by the care, the work and the love we give our fragile craft.
Adlai Stevenson I

Confidence cannot find a place wherein to rest in safety.
Virgil

Besides taking jobs from American workers, illegal immigration creates huge economic burdens on our health care system, our education system, our criminal justice system, our environment, our infrastructure and our public safety.
Jan C. Ting

My countrymen: we have reached a turning point in our history. The choice is yours. Shall we venture into this brave new world, bright with possibilities, or retreat to the safety of our familiar but sterile past? I am for crossing the frontier.
Ferdinand Marcos

Safety is an illusion, and trying to protect ourselves does nothing more than protect us from experiencing a full, evolved, and juicy life.
Jen Sincero

Today it is time for every child to have a right to life, right to freedom, right to health, right to education, safety, the right to dignity, right to equality, and right to peace.
Kailash Satyarthi

Let’s talk about policing and public safety. Let’s debate what works and what does not. We must abandon practices that do not work, and do more of the things that actually do work to save lives.
Martin O’Malley

It’s true the punk fashion itself was iconographic: rips and dirt, safety pins, zips, slogans, and hairstyles. These motifs were so iconic in themselves – motifs of rebellion.
Vivienne Westwood

Whether or not you have good consumer protection has a big effect on safety and soundness of the banking community, especially smaller banks.
Judd Gregg

Safety is something that happens between your ears, not something you hold in your hands.
Jeff Cooper

You may never need them, but if you do, they’ll be there. It’s that bedrock promise of protection that makes our public safety officials the unsung heroes that they are.
Ajit Pai

For the family living paycheck-to-paycheck, or those at risk in their current living situation, access to affordable housing is pivotal to their safety and long-term stability.
Alex Padilla

There is safety in reserve, but no attraction. One cannot love a reserved person.
Jane Austen

If you’re cooking and not making mistakes, you’re not playing outside your safety zone. I don’t expect it all to be good. I have fat dogs because I scrap that stuff out the back door.
Guy Fieri

The results of inequity and bias impact everything from suspension rates, to housing access, to health outcomes, to medical interventions, to job opportunity and promotions, to criminal sentencing, and even to the very safety of the water one drinks and air one breathes.
Abigail Spanberger

After the Challenger accident, NASA put in a lot of time to improve the safety of the space shuttle to fix the things that had gone wrong.
Sally Ride

Good governance, safety, a chance to grow economically and professionally – those are important things.
Dana Perino

Through danger safety comes – through trouble rest.
John Marston

Mutual funds have historically offered safety and diversification. And they spare you the responsibility of picking individual stocks.
Ron Chernow

I could not tread these perilous paths in safety, if I did not keep a saving sense of humor.
Horatio Nelson

We shall listen, not lecture; learn, not threaten. We will enhance our safety by earning the respect of others and showing respect for them. In short, our foreign policy will rest on the traditional American values of restraint and empathy, not on military might.
Theodore C. Sorensen

State and local law enforcement are the primary protectors of the health, safety, and welfare of the people in the individual states.
Ron DeSantis

If we start treating addiction as a public health issue, with more compassion, and without the criminal element, our society will be better off and violence and public safety will improve as a result. We’ll also be taking a big step in taking down the prison-industrial complex that disproportionately harms communities of color.
John Fetterman

Fear is the foundation of safety.
Tertullian

Safety and security of women and children will determine the well-being and strength of our nations.
Rajnath Singh

What is most important for Europe is economic growth and jobs, security at home and safety in the world.
Peter Mandelson

I’m a capitalist. I believe in capitalism. But capitalism only works if you have safety nets to deal with people who are naturally left behind and brutalized by it.
Thomas Friedman

We have to serve God or guarantee the safety of the Jews. And this can be done by them accepting the Palestinians, recognizing the Palestinians, accepting that fact that they should live with the Palestinians in one state, together. Unfortunately, the Jews are fighting or struggling against their own friend – the Arabs.
Muammar al-Gaddafi

The world is a dysfunctional place in so many ways. It is unstable. So even though that chaos can be reflected in our own homes, I suppose we have to fight that by creating our own versions of safety, which can also turn into ignoring the state of the world.
Jennifer Gilmore

Food safety involves everybody in the food chain.
Mike Johanns

It takes leadership to improve safety. And I started off the movement in my time, but the person who has done more over the past 20 to 30 years and who has led it is Professor Sid Watkins.
Jackie Stewart

Failure saves lives. In the airline industry, every time a plane crashes the probability of the next crash is lowered by that. The Titanic saved lives because we’re building bigger and bigger ships. So these people died, but we have effectively improved the safety of the system, and nothing failed in vain.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb

I work best when there’s a safety trampoline of kindness.
Ruth Negga

Deterrence itself is not a preeminent value; the primary values are safety and morality.
Herman Kahn

I’ve always believed that no officer’s life, regardless of rank, is of such great value to his country that he should seek safety in the rear… Officers should be forward with their men at the point of impact.
Chesty Puller

Technology has a shadow side. It accounts for real progress in medicine, but has also hurt it in many ways, making it more impersonal, expensive and dangerous. The false belief that a safety net of sophisticated drugs and machines stretches below us, permitting risky or lazy lifestyle choices, has undermined our spirit of self-reliance.
Andrew Weil

We are constantly emphasizing to people that they need to address anything that affects flight safety or mission success – many pathways to do that. We need to understand better what may be preventing people from using those pathways.
Ellen Ochoa

If we stay focused on data and the real issues, we can tailor our inventions to enhance public health and safety while decreasing the likelihood of racial discrimination.
Carl Hart

One of the most important accomplishments of the Caucus is raising awareness with law enforcement and communities nationwide on the issues of child safety and Internet safety.
Nick Lampson

Do I think God is going to win football games? Oh no. I never prayed to God to help us win a game. I would pray for the safety of the players. I would pray that they would do their best. I think God will answer that.
Bobby Bowden

In the Atlantean period there were many energies being used and information and knowledge being used which were, for particular reasons of safety, withdrawn, shall we say, to prevent complete catastrophe, to prevent total destruction of your planet.
David Icke

We can build wealth in all our communities, value public education, plan for our neighborhoods, invest in housing we can afford and transportation that serves everyone, truly fund public health for safety and healing, and deliver on a city Green New Deal for clean air and water, healthy homes, and the brightest future for our children.
Michelle Wu

We are constantly auditing our supply chain. Making sure that safety standards are – are, you know, are the highest. We’re making sure that working conditions are the highest.
Tim Cook

The memory of the 146 people who lost their lives in the Triangle Shirtwaist fire stands as a reminder that legal protections and workplace safety standards were won through a long struggle for social justice and at great human cost.
Eric Schneiderman

We will never forget the lessons that we learned as a result of San Bruno. It’s really caused us to focus on safety with a laser-like sort of manner. There’s always more work to be done.
Geisha Williams

I think for me, or for anyone who plays the quarterback position, it’s almost an unspoken word when you think about leadership. Some guys can be a leader and be a running back or a lineman, or wide receiver, strong safety, or linebacker. But when you speak of quarterbacks, it’s automatically a default that you’re supposed to be a leader.
Cam Newton

‘Edward Scissorhands’ was tough to let go of because I found real safety in allowing myself to be that open, that honest. To explore purity. It was a hard one to walk away from.
Johnny Depp

Strong advocacy for education, health care and worker safety will be indispensable if they are to get their fair share of President Bush’s austere budget for the next fiscal year.
Arlen Specter

Trump’s behavior is conscienceless, showing utter disregard for the safety of others, consistent irresponsibility, callousness, cynicism and disrespect of other human beings. Contempt for truth and honesty, and for norms, rules and laws. A complete inability to feel remorse, or guilt.
George T. Conway III

The purpose is clear. It is safety with solvency. The country is entitled to both.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Religion is of general and public concern, and on its support depend, in great measure, the peace and good order of government, the safety and happiness of the people.
Samuel Chase

This modern mania for interfering in other’s lives, usually under the guise of health and safety concerns, is highly irritating and counterproductive. Down with the nanny state.
Felix Dennis

We are a country of laws, and we implement laws for public safety all the time: our seatbelt laws, our stop sign laws, our red light laws. In the absence of those laws, you have lawlessness. You have disorder. You really can’t have a functional city.
Francis X. Suarez

If you talk about sous-vide, then you have to talk about food safety, and microbiology, and heat.
Nathan Myhrvold

Safety from external danger is the most powerful director of national conduct. Even the ardent love of liberty will, after a time, give way to its dictates.
Alexander Hamilton

When lab safety procedures aren’t followed, people can get hurt or worse. Lab equipment and chemicals that are improperly handled can result in personal injury and even death.
Abdul Qadeer Khan

My top goal as your Secretary of State is to save lives by reducing fatal traffic crashes. When I established the Teen Driver Safety Task Force, the goal was to improve Illinois’ graduated driver licensing law and, even more importantly, to save lives.
Jesse White

A major attack on our cyber systems could shut down our critical infrastructure – financial systems, communications systems, electric grids, power plants, water treatment centers, transportation systems and refineries – that allows us to run our economy and protect the safety of Americans.
Dan Coats

We will invest heavily in safety and security… preserve the environment… make progress on biodiversity and economic progress.
Jair Bolsonaro

I really don’t look at myself as a defensive end or a linebacker or a cornerback or a safety. I don’t try to limit myself to just rushing the passer or dropping back in coverage or being a run-stopper; I try to be great at football.
Von Miller

America has a right to the Second Amendment, but the people of America have a right to safety and the prevention of gun violence in their community.
Sheila Jackson Lee

Back in my 20s, when I wrote ‘A Place of Greater Safety,’ the French Revolution novel, I thought, ‘I’ll always have to write historical novels because I can’t do plots.’ But in the six years of writing that novel, I actually learned to write, to invent things.
Hilary Mantel

I’ll continue to work to ensure that safety and I am honored to have earned the endorsement of the men and women who provide public safety in our city.
Alan Autry

The use of drones to improve public safety, agriculture and other uses will only increase.
Cindy Hyde-Smith

It is quite amazing how hard the subconscious works when it is made to understand that this life is not a rehearsal, there is no safety net and no assurance of any final closure. It is also quite appalling to realize how catatonic the imagination can become when we hedge our bets, opt for the safer direction at every fork in the path.
John Burdett

Health care organizations don’t ask us to interface to every type of module because they understand that it could cause safety problems.
Judith Faulkner

Prudence is not hesitation, procrastination, or moderation. It is not driving in the middle of the road. It is not the way of ambivalence, indecision, or safety.
John Ortberg

Algorithms diminish public safety in this country. They ask us to pretend that lengthy arrest records and violent crimes don’t matter. They ask police to scoop up the bad guys only for the courts to immediately release them. They turn us into a bad joke.
John Kennedy

In a lot of comedy shows, there’s a safety net where you don’t assume anything of real consequence will happen.
Hiro Murai

Comedy as dissent or any art form as dissent is going to be our last safety valve.
Varun Grover

Public policy in the twentieth century was about protecting and expanding the social compact, based on recognition that effective government at the federal level provides rules and services and safety measures that contribute to a better society.
Carl Bernstein

I always check my harness before I do a stunt; I test-drive the cars I have to race or explode; I’m present at all pyrotechnical rehearsals; and I walk through everything step-by-step. No man should put their life in someone else’s hands unless they have covered their own safety from all angles.
Akshay Kumar

Emphasis was usually put on the horizontal acceleration factor, for the simple reason that ordinary structures have a built-in safety factor for the vertical component; that is, gravity.
Charles Francis Richter

Cloud computing, smartphones, social media platforms, and Internet of Things devices have already transformed how we communicate, work, shop, and socialize. These technologies gather unprecedented data streams leading to formidable challenges around privacy, profiling, manipulation, and personal safety.
Oren Etzioni

As I’ve said repeatedly, Joe Biden in the White House is a threat to America’s safety and security.
Marjorie Taylor Greene

American stuntmen are smart – they think about safety. When they do a jump in a car, they calculate everything: the speed, the distance… But in Hong Kong, we don’t know how to count. Everything we do is a guess. If you’ve got the guts, you do it. All of my stuntmen have gotten hurt.
Jackie Chan

If this humor be the safety of our race, then it is due largely to the infusion into the American people of the Irish brain.
William Howard Taft

The principles upon which a safety lamp might be constructed I stated to several persons long before Sir Humphrey Davy came into this part of the country.
George Stephenson

Every Russian emperor from Peter the Great to Stalin and Putin knows a leader and his security agencies must never be parted. His safety depends on their slavish devotion.
Simon Sebag Montefiore

Since Sandy Hook, I have sat back as a father and been mesmerized by the inability of the federal government to do anything substantively on gun safety.
Gavin Newsom

While encryption protects against cyberattacks, deploying it in warrant-proof form jeopardizes public safety more generally.
William Barr

FDR’s New Deal and, after it, Republican President Dwight Eisenhower’s similar Middle Way, used the government to regulate business, provide a basic social safety net, and promote infrastructure, like roads and bridges.
Heather Cox Richardson

When we see a strong correlation, and the matter at-hand is something with major health or safety or security implications, then we are behooved to at least begin taking preliminary precautions in case the correlation proves to be causative.
David Brin

It is our historical experience, that Hungary can only live in wealth and safety if Berlin, Moscow, and Ankara are on our side and also interested in our success – even if we do not always agree on certain questions.
Viktor Orban

The terrorist seeks to smash the most fundamental liberty of all: the right to lead our everyday lives on the basic assumption of safety.
Charles Kennedy

The idea that public safety, the safety of the innocent, is an absolute which trumps every other consideration, is tacitly abandoned in the way we live.
Tom Stoppard

States get to improve transportation infrastructure; that creates economic development, puts people back to work and, most important, enhances safety and improves local communities.
Corrine Brown

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