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Threatening Quotes

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What if it were only an illusion?
Perhaps life is not as threatening as it appears.
Perhaps the greatest threat to our serenity
is our fear of the future -
our fear of the unknown.
Perhaps, as Franklin D. Roosevelt said,
"The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Inspirational Fear

The combination of hatred and technology is the greatest
danger threatening mankind.
- Simon Wiesenthal

Usually the nonsense liberals spout is kind of cute,
but in wartime their instinctive idiocy is life-threatening.
- Ann Coulter

Great writers arrive among us like new diseases threatening,
powerful, impatient for patients to pick up their virus,
irresistible.
- Craig Raine

 

Oppression is something that one group of people commits
against another group specifically because of a threatening
characteristic shared by the latter group.
- Robin Morgan

I do not understand how anyone can, in good conscience,
tell a family whose child is suffering from a life-threatening
disease that politics is more important than finding a cure.
- Jim Doyle

Guys aren't threatening.
Other girls are the competition.
You are usually what they're fighting over.
- Jonathan Bennett

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When a new generation watches the films,
people might mention that it has improved their lovemaking.
I guess it's because it isn't threatening.
It was very sweet and delicate.
- Sylvia Kristel

The Monkees was a straight sitcom, we used the same
plots that were on the other situation comedies at the time.
So the music wasn't threatening, we weren't threatening.
- Peter Tork

My background was art school, documentary director
and surfer with a keen interest in thrilling acts of
life threatening stupidity.
- Yahoo Serious

We were signed to a label that wanted us to remain
little girls who appealed to other little girls,
who were cute and non-threatening.
- Siobhan Fahey

If this work seems so threatening, this is because
it isn't simply eccentric or strange,
but competent, rigorously argued, and carrying conviction.
- Jacques Derrida

More important is the fact that embryonic stem cell
research could lead to new treatments and cures for
the many Americans afflicted with life-threatening
and debilitating diseases.
- Ron Kind

That image of the countryside being a threatening place still exists.
People continue to resist the challenge of learning
about aspects of life they don't understand.
- Mary Wesley

I'm very good with technology, I always have been,
and with machines in general.
They seem not threatening like other people find them,
but a source of fun and amusement.
- Brian Eno

We can only undo the election if the behavior meets
the constitutional standard of subverting and threatening
our system of government.
- Zoe Lofgren

They appear to have had a higher voter turnout in Iraq
than we did in our recent federal elections,
and we didn't have terrorists threatening to kill our families if we voted.
- Conrad Burns

Though beauty gives you a weird sense of entitlement,
it's rather frightening and threatening to have others
ascribe such importance to something you know you're
just renting for a while.
- Candice Bergen

The law courts must appear as a threatening gesture toward secret vice.
The bank must declare: here your money is secure and
well looked after by honest people.
- Adolf Loos

I say at this point, for different reasons,
Bush and Hussein are both very threatening to world
peace and to deny that is to be incredibly naive.
- Janeane Garofalo

The troubles which have come upon us always seem more
serious than those which are only threatening.
- Titus Livius

Even very young children need to be informed about dying.
Explain the concept of death very carefully to your child.
This will make threatening him with it much more effective.
- P. J. O'Rourke

Newborn screening is a public health intervention that
involves a simple blood test used to identify many
life-threatening genetic illnesses before any symptoms begin.
- Lucille Roybal-Allard

Firemen can do almost everything.
You already trust them in life-threatening situations;
why not let them help you with your everyday problems,
too?
- David Hunt

We believe that peace is not just signed papers,
but rather a contract between generations for the building
of a more promising and less threatening future.
- King Hussein I

That the AIDS pandemic is threatening sustainable development
in Africa only reinforces the reality that health is
at the center of sustainable development.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

People in power need to control others in order to maintain power.
One of the ways to do that is to take that which is
threatening and demonize it.
- Jasmine Guy

I didn't have a lot of overtly political songs.
I think it was more the actions of the group that were
threatening to the authorities,
and also our political philosophies apart from the music.
- Greg Ginn

Irregular contact with doctors means many men fail
to receive any preventive care for potentially life-threatening conditions.
In addition, when men do seek care, embarrassment can
often prevent them from openly discussing health concerns with their physicians.
- Michael Crapo

Texas has been hit especially hard this year by a continuing drought,
threatening high winds and increasingly destructive range fires.
Simply, these conditions have lead to extremely adverse
conditions in the agriculture industry.
- Michael McCaul

New drugs and surgical techniques offer promise in
the fight against cancer,
Alzheimer's, tuberculosis, AIDS, and a host of other
life-threatening diseases.
Animal research has been, and continues to be,
fundamental to advancements in medicine.
- Daniel Akaka

I think for Beecher specifically, Keller was with him when his wife died.
Beecher had decided after he first got into prison
that he had to shut off everybody.
You can't let anybody in and you have to become like
them and you have to be threatening and all that.
- Lee Tergesen

The language of the younger generation has the brutality
of the city and an assertion of threatening power at hand,
not to come.
It is military, theatrical, and at its most coherent
probably a lasting repudiation of empty courtesy and bureaucratic euphemism.
- Elizabeth Hardwick

At the beginning, because the lives of the hostages were at stake,
then during this silent period we have taken several
measures like not accepting the ultimatum of the terrorists
threatening to kill our foreign affairs minister.
- Alberto Fujimori

If you think that by threatening me you can get me to do what you want...
well, that's where you're right.
But - and I am only saying this because I care -
there's a lot of decaffeinated brands on the market
that are just as tasty as the real thing.
- Val Kilmer

People from major labels were afraid to go to Black
Flag gigs throughout most of the band's existence.
They treated our gigs as something threatening.
I'm sure that it probably was.
They probably had reasons to be scared.
- Greg Ginn

In the months leading up to World War II,
there was a tendency among many Americans to talk absently
about the trouble in Europe.
Nothing that happened an ocean away seemed very threatening.
- Gene Tierney

Television is so influential that when an audience
sees you day-in and day-out there's a certain acceptance that sets in;
you're no longer a threatening personality.
They become more willing to accept whatever you present.
- Doc Severinsen

While we were at work there came nine or 10 of the
natives to a small hill a little way from us,
and stood there menacing and threatening of us,
and making a great noise.
At last one of them came towards us,
and the rest followed at a distance.
- William Dampier

Bush is a frat boy in the White House but we've had that before.
But I wasn't one of those people that was threatening to leave the country.
By the way none of those people have left the country.
Alec Baldwin is still here.
- Harry Shearer

I mean, they're threatening - my career is over.
You know, everything I've worked so hard.
I've worked extremely hard since about 17 years old,
you know, as a White House intern on up.
- Andrea Mackris

There are two kinds of cloning right now.
One is therapeutic cloning which is for coming up with
cures for life threatening,
really, really awful diseases.
Then there is reproductive cloning, which is to make
a human being out of your DNA and a donor egg.
- Mary Tyler Moore

The Indians began to be troublesome all around me,
killing and wounding cattle, stealing horses,
and threatening to attack us.
I was obliged to make campaigns against them and punish them.
- John Sutter

Nothing is so threatening to conventional values as
a man who does not want to work or does not want to
work at a challenging job,
and most people are disturbed if a man in a well-
paying job indicates ambivalence or dislike toward it.
- Alice S. Rossi

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Dozens of nations have agreed to join in monitoring and,
if necessary, intercepting and boarding ships on the
high seas in the event they are suspected of engaging
in one or both of these threatening activities.
- Frank Gaffney

Don't threaten me with a dead fish.
- the movie Withnail & I (1987)

Most children threaten at times to run away from home.
This is the only thing that keeps some parents going.
- Phyllis Diller

The core political values of our free society are so
deeply embedded in our collective consciousness that only a few malcontents,
lunatics generally, ever dare to threaten them.
- John McCain

It is natural that we should always expect an Israeli attack,
even when it does not threaten.
- Bashar al-Assad

The only foes that threaten America are the enemies at home,
and these are ignorance, superstition and incompetence.
- Elbert Hubbard

The very success of medicine in a material way may
now threaten the soul of medicine.
- Walter Martin

Even now there is no evidence that anyone involved
in the Nixon operation was going to threaten us.
- Bob Woodward

Don't threaten me with love, baby.
Let's just go walking in the rain.
- Billie Holiday

There were certain questions about the foundations
of morals that advances in science all threaten to make more complicated.
- Leon Kass

We cannot have that relationship if we only dictate
or threaten and condemn those who disagree.
- Zbigniew Brzezinski

How in heaven's name can a nation with a $1 trillion
surplus threaten so much scientific research so vital to its future?
- David R. Gergen

Only seven years ago we made a treaty by which we were
assured that the buffalo country should be left to us forever.
Now they threaten to take that from us also.
- Sitting Bull

Two dangers constantly threaten the world:
order and disorder.
- Paul Valery

The danger that may really threaten (crime fiction)
is that soon there will be more writers than readers.
- Jacques Barzun

To threaten the institution is to threaten fair administration
of justice and protection of liberty.
- Stephen Breyer

Insurgents throughout Iraq continue to threaten our
efforts and pose a danger to stability in the region.
They fight not for their country, but rather against ours.
- Paul Gillmor

We can't allow the world's worst leaders to blackmail,
threaten, hold freedom-loving nations hostage with
the world's worst weapons.
- George W. Bush

The dangers which threaten us are twofold:
First,
from the Confederate forces, composed of men whose
earnest convictions and reckless bravery it is idle to deny.
- Robert Dale Owen

Please understand the reason why Chinese vegetables taste so good.
It is simple.
The Chinese do not cook them, they just threaten them!
- Jeff Smith

Change can either challenge or threaten us.
Your beliefs pave your way to success or block you.
- Marsha Sinetar

In a world we find terrifying, we ratify that which doesn't threaten us.
- David Mamet

The defense of our democracy against the forces that
threaten it from without has made some of its failures
to function at home glaringly apparent.
- Wendell Willkie

Oh, how sweet it is to pity the fate of an enemy who
can no longer threaten us!
- Pierre Corneille

And we think that our citizens and yours would be very
angry if they thought that we hadn't taken every possible
step for prevention and then for joint action in the
likelihood of those who threaten our lives and our well-
being,
taking action at the same time.
- David Blunkett

Social Security, a critically important,
great program which does serve as the cornerstone of
support for senior citizens,
now faces challenges that threaten its long-term stability and well-being.
The facts are there.
The facts are crystal clear.
- Bill Frist

I do not want our children and grandchildren to live
in a world where everyday they fear some regional strongman
with weapons of mass destruction.
We need to send a message to these future would-be bullies:
you will not be allowed to threaten the world.
- George Voinovich


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