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I remember at the age of five travelling on a trolley car with my mother past a group of women on a picket line at a textile plant, seeing them being viciously beaten by security people. So that kind of thing stayed with me.
In 1963, the U.N. Security Council declared a voluntary arms embargo on South Africa. That was extended to a mandatory embargo in 1977. And that was followed by economic sanctions and other measures - sometimes officials, countries, cities, towns - some organized by popular movements.
It is a virtual reflex for governments to plead security concerns when they undertake any controversial action, often as a pretext for something else.
Nothing is so dangerous for our security as large groups of desperate people.
Human beings the world over need freedom and security that they may be able to realize their full potential.
Aung San Suu Kyi
The man who looks for security, even in the mind, is like a man who would chop off his limbs in order to have artificial ones which will give him no pain or trouble.
The more a person seeks security, the more that person gives up control over their life.
My family kinda hit the skids. We were experiencing poverty at that point. We all got a job, where the whole family had to work as security guards and janitors. And I just got angry.
There are one hundred men seeking security to one able man who is willing to risk his fortune.
J. Paul Getty
He who is firmly seated in authority soon learns to think security, and not progress, the highest lesson in statecraft.
James Russell Lowell
I am running for president to help create a better future. A future where everyone who wants a job can find one. Where no senior fears for the security of their retirement. An America where every parent knows that their child will get an education that leads them to a good job and a bright horizon.
People clinging to job security, savings, retirement plans, and other relics will be the ones financially-ravaged from 2010-2020, the most volatile world-changing decade in history.
We will strengthen our security by building missile defense, restoring our military might, and standing by and strengthening our intelligence officers.
I don't have big security guards. I don't have an entourage.
When President George W. Bush attempted to reform Social Security, that proposal was more unpopular with Americans than the Iraq war. People love their entitlements.
I'm afraid, based on my own experience, that fascism will come to America in the name of national security.
Security is when everything is settled, when nothing can happen to you; security is the denial of life.
Learned Institutions ought to be favorite objects with every free people. They throw that light over the public mind which is the best security against crafty and dangerous encroachments on the public liberty.
Those who today always look for disciplinarian solutions, those who long for an exaggerated doctrinal 'security,' those who stubbornly try to recover a past that no longer exists - they have a static and inward-directed view of things. In this way, faith becomes an ideology among other ideologies.
The impact of climate change is a tremendous risk to the security and well-being of our countries.
Well, human security is a concept that I am very committed to enshrining in American foreign policy.
We can create the ultimate job security by becoming less dependent on the organization for which we work and more dependent on our own resources.
The operations of the federal government will be most extensive and important in times of war and danger; those of the state governments, in times of peace and security.
The information encoded in your DNA determines your unique biological characteristics, such as sex, eye color, age and Social Security number.
Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life. Security is an insipid thing.
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