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Stake Quotes

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Clearly, society has a tremendous stake in insisting
on a woman's natural fitness for the career of mother:
the alternatives are all too expensive.
- Ann Oakley

Related topics: Fitness

Faith is a living, daring confidence in God's grace,
so sure and certain that a man could stake his life on it a thousand times.
- Martin Luther

The task of science is to stake out the limits of the knowable,
and to center consciousness within them.
- Rudolf Virchow

Every step of progress the world has made has been
from scaffold to scaffold,
and from stake to stake.
- Wendell Phillips

 

Worthless is the nation that does not gladly stake its all on its honor.
- Friedrich Schiller

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

The need for some venture of faith still remains;
one must stake one's life upon something.
- Henry Norris Russell

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This is the year you really put the stake in the ground.
- Stephen Baker

With so much at stake maybe I'll just leave now.
- Robert B. Parker

I'm not afraid of death.
It's the stake one puts up in order to play the game of life.
- Jean Giraudoux

Each and every day, Israel's very existence is at stake.
- John Boehner

It does not seem to me to be sufficiently recognized
everywhere among the officials that the existence or
non-existence of our people and Empire is at stake.
- Paul von Hindenburg

There is too much at stake for us to surrender to the
politics of polarization.
- Brad Henry

The acceptance of death gives you more of a stake in life,
in living life happily, as it should be lived.
Living for the moment.
- Sting

Writers are not just people who sit down and write.
They hazard themselves.
Every time you compose a book your composition of yourself is at stake.
- E. L. Doctorow

I need some kind of emotional stake in it to write my lyrics,
assuming that place.
It might just be an emotion I understand but am not
currently experiencing necessarily.
- John Mayer

The only dangerous scene is when James Cromwell put a stake in my chest.
But other than that, it turned out to be quite a punch.
I didn't think much of it.
- Andre Braugher

I like to put a stake in people, because I know people helped me.
- Larry King

There's a real question at stake now.
Is President Obama creating a civil war in our own country?
- Jon Voight

The battle is on, and nothing less than the soul of America is at stake.
- Arthur C. Brooks

I am so tired of being told by Democratic operatives
to "suck it up" because so many other profound issues are at stake.
- David Mixner

Our country stands at a critical point in its history.
Our heritage as a nation of immigrants is at stake.
- Roger Mahony

Wherever the relevance of speech is at stake,
matters become political by definition,
for speech is what makes man a political being.
- Hannah Arendt

We know over very national survival is at stake;
and we believe that we should support our troops,
yes, and work for an outcome that results in victory.
- J. D. Hayworth

We will not rest until the wooden stake is punched
through the heart of the Enron lawsuit against us.
- Maria Cantwell

When people lack jobs, opportunity, and ownership of
property they have little or no stake in their communities.
- Jack Kemp

Because our homeland and very survival are once more at stake,
the American people can't afford to treat this new
war against terrorism like they did Vietnam.
- David Hackworth

If you greatly desire something, have the guts to stake
everything on obtaining it.
- Brendan Francis

I think it's one of the main negative emotional ingredients
that fuels show business,
because there's so much at stake and the fear of failure looms large.
- Garry Shandling

Maintain democracy or go to dictatorship:
that is what is at stake in these elections.
- Mario Vargas Llosa

Just as everybody has the vote including women,
I think children should, because as a child is conscious
of itself then it has to me an existence and has a stake in what happens.
- Gertrude Stein

Names and individuals are unimportant when Germany's final fate is at stake.
- Franz von Papen

Those entrusted with arms...
should be persons of some substance and stake in the country.
- William Windham

My job is to provide the president with the richest possible consideration,
so that he knows what is at stake in whatever decision he makes.
- Leon Kass

All my games were political games; I was,
like Joan of Arc, perpetually being burned at the stake.
- Indira Gandhi

Reason is an action of the mind; knowledge is a possession of the mind;
but faith is an attitude of the person.
It means you are prepared to stake yourself on something being so.
- Michael Ramsey

The Russians have a lot at stake, and the power of
Moscow pride should never be underestimated.
- Bob Schaffer

So I think that if I do feel more freedom right now in my career,
it's not so much because I have less at stake but more
a sense that I've learned more.
- Mary Chapin Carpenter

One, with God, is always a majority,
but many a martyr has been burned at the stake while
the votes were being counted.
- Thomas Reed

The war correspondent has his stake -
his life -
in his own hands,
and he can put it on this horse or that horse,
or he can put it back in his pocket at the very last minute.
- Robert Capa

It's very worrying at this time in the world that any
point of view should be prohibited,
that's banned, there are heretics that should be burned at the stake.
- Thabo Mbeki

History is full of people who went to prison or were
burned at the stake for proclaiming their ideas.
Society has always defended itself.
- Naguib Mahfouz

Yes, I very much like to have a personal stake in what I'm writing about.
- Michael Pollan

But you can make good radio, interesting radio,
great radio even, without an urgent question,
a burning issue at stake.
- Ira Glass

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

It took 35 years, but the time was well spent and I
think I have established a good stake in the future.
- Johnny Olson

Golf is fundamentally about being honest.
I see people hit eight shots and tell me they shot five.
I never say a word.
It is a reminder to me of what is at stake.
- Martin Sheen

It is one of the maladies of our age to profess a frenzied
allegiance to truth in unimportant matters,
to refuse consistently to face her where graver issues are at stake.
- Janos Arany

Iraq is the central battleground in the war on terror.
The terrorists certainly know what is at stake,
which is why they are pulling out all the stops to
derail our efforts there.
They know that a free and democratic Iraq is a serious blow to their interests.
- Elizabeth Dole

Consolidation isn't new, though...
it was a major factor in our rush to form the Gathering
and place a stake in the ground to ensure that there
is a solid path for developers who are willing to stay
independent and build their own companies on their own terms.
- Mike Wilson

All religion seems to need to prove that it's the only truth.
And that's where it turns demonic.
Because that's when you get religious wars and persecutions
and burning heretics at the stake.
- John Shelby Spong

For myself, if I am to stake all I have and hope to be upon anything,
I will venture it upon the abounding fullness of God -
upon the assurance that,
as the heavens are higher than the earth,
so are His ways higher than our ways,
and His thoughts than our thoughts.
- Henry Norris Russell

We as a people, as a state, and as a community,
have too much promise, too much potential,
and too much at stake to go any other way than forward.
We are too strong in our hearts, too innovative in our minds,
and too firm in our beliefs to retreat from our goals.
- Bill Richardson

No true believer could be intolerant or a persecutor.
If I were a magistrate and the law carried the death
penalty against atheists,
I would begin by sending to the stake whoever denounced another.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Torture is an impermissible evil.
Except under two circumstances.
The first is the ticking time bomb.
An innocent's life is at stake.
The bad guy you have captured possesses information
that could save this life.
He refuses to divulge.
In such a case, the choice is easy.
- Charles Krauthammer

I never would have believed as a candidate for the U.S.
Senate that the U.S.
government could buy GM without a hearing,
with no vote, yes or no.
There are billions and billions of dollars at stake here.
- Mike Johanns

Happiness is understanding that friendship is more
precious than mere things,
more precious than getting your own way,
more precious than being in situations where true principles are not at stake.
- J. Donald Walters

In the sequence where I am burned at the stake,
everything was so casual and hazardous that the bottom of my dress caught fire,
and the grips became hysterical as they tried to pull me off the stake.
- Barbara Steele

It was a major dream come true at last.
In many respects, Jerusalem is a very modern and important
story about people in a period of transition,
with all the unrest that permeates society on the eve of a new century.
The big life issues are at stake.
- Bille August

Putin has a lot at stake here and restoring the relationship with the United States,
and there are already signs as Sandy mentioned that
he's moving in the right direction to begin to ascertain
that their trade with Iran is not used for the production of nuclear weapons.
- Frank Carlucci

The terrorists know what is at stake,
which is why they are pulling out all the stops to derail our efforts.
They understand that a free and democratic Iraq is
a serious blow to their interests.
- Elizabeth Dole

CBS fought very hard on this because it believed and
believes that there's a principle at stake here.
The principle is that Dan Rather doesn't work for the police,
and that people that speak to Dan Rather understand
that he's a journalist and not a police agent.
- Floyd Abrams

I have brought myself, by long meditation,
to the conviction that a human being with a settled
purpose must accomplish it,
and that nothing can resist a will which will stake
even existence upon its fulfillment.
- Benjamin Disraeli

What is right? Simply put, it is any assignment in
which the photographer has a significant spiritual stake...
spiritually driven work constitutes the core of a photographer's contribution to culture.
- William Albert Allard

At times like that it's difficult to remember what's at stake,
that history is in the making.
As a player you feel so cut off sometimes,
it can be tough...
Which is why it is an enormous advantage to play at home.
- Michel Patini

I have long felt that it is readers and viewers of
conservative media who could benefit from a more balanced
discussion of what is at stake in our policy and the
actions of our government.
- Joe Wilson

There's a lot of money with a lot of big law firms
that have a tremendous amount at stake by getting the
right language to convince the right jury that my client
is either innocent or that the opposition is guilty.
- Frank Luntz

Don't you see what's at stake here? The ultimate aim
of all science to penetrate the unknown.
Do you realize we know less about the earth we live
on than about the stars and the galaxies of outer space?
The greatest mystery is right here,
right under our feet.
- Walter Reisch

For the most part, studio movies have huge budgets.
They don't do anything under 30 to 40 million.
When you have that much money at stake,
you have so many people breathing down your neck.
- Penelope Spheeris

I think today the players are too nice to one another,
but that might change with the unbalanced schedule,
with teams playing each other more and more.
When you face each other that much, with that much at stake,
something's bound to happen.
- Dennis Eckersley

This girl at 17 really led an army, this girl at 19
really burned at the stake by her own choice.
And you sit there and you want to figure out why did
she make these choices? How did she live such a life?
- Leelee Sobieski


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