Motivational Alarm Quotes On Success In Life

These alarm quotes will inspire you. Alarm an anxious awareness of danger or make (someone) feel frightened, disturbed, or in danger.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging alarm quotes, alarm sayings, and alarm proverbs.

Best Alarm Quotes

  1. “Ronald Reagan used to alarm his Soviet counterparts by saying that surely they’d both unite against an invasion from Mars.” ~ Christopher Hitchens
  2. “If you look at life one way, there is always cause for alarm.” ~ Elizabeth Bowen
  3. “It is not death, it is dying that alarms me.” ~ Michel de Montaigne
  4. “All children alarm their parents, if only because you are forever expecting to encounter yourself.” ~ Gore Vidal

  5. “I requested the gentlemen to put on their hats, and the ladies their shawls, to avoid catching cold, and then had the windows widely opened. This proceeding caused some astonishment and alarm at first; for the Americans generally have a dread of cold air.” ~ George Combe
  6. “Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock.” ~ Pablo Picasso
  7. “For these cultures, getting rid of the pain without addressing the deeper cause would be like shutting off a fire alarm while the fire’s still going.” ~ David Foster Wallace
  8. “We are right to take alarm at the first experiment upon our liberties.” ~ James Madison

  9. “Nevertheless, there is another threat on the horizon. I see this threat in environmentalism which is becoming a new dominant ideology, if not a religion. Its main weapon is raising the alarm and predicting the human life endangering climate change based on man-made global warming.” ~ Vaclav Klaus
  10. “If the markets had behaved badly, that would obviously add to people’s sense of alarm… but there has been a lot of reassurance coming, particularly in the way the Brits handled all this. There seems to be no great fear that something like that is going to happen here.” ~ Brit Hume
  11. “Ronald Reagan used to alarm other constituencies by speaking freely about the End Times foreshadowed in the Bible.” ~ Christopher Hitchens
  12. “Too often, the opportunity knocks, but by the time you push back the chain, push back the bolt, unhook the two locks and shut off the burglar alarm, it’s too late.” ~ Rita Coolidge

  13. “O solitude, where are the charms That sages have seen in thy face? Better dwell in the midst of alarms, Than reign in this horrible place.” ~ William Cowper
  14. “Morning comes whether you set the alarm or not.” ~ Ursula K. Le Guin , Morning alarm quotes
  15. “Moving between the legs of tables and of chairs, rising or falling, grasping at kisses and toys, advancing boldly, sudden to take alarm, retreating to the corner of arm and knee, eager to be reassured, taking pleasure in the fragrant brilliance of the Christmas tree.” ~ T. S. Eliot
  16. “But the basic difficulty still remains: It is the expansion of Federal power, about which I wish to express my alarm. How easily we embrace such business.” ~ Everett Dirksen

  17. “A little alarm now and then keeps life from stagnation.” ~ Fanny Burney
  18. “I like things that are simple, such as an alarm clock.” ~ Martin Freeman
  19. “I’m not saying my wife’s a bad cook, but she uses a smoke alarm as a timer.” ~ Bob Monkhouse
  20. “There are more things to alarm us than to harm us, and we suffer more often in apprehension than reality.” ~ Seneca the Younger

  21. “Courtship consists in a number of quiet attentions, not so pointed as to alarm, nor so vague as not to be understood.” ~ Laurence Sterne
  22. “You will find the key to success under the alarm clock.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  23. “What were all the world’s alarms To mighty Paris when he found Sleep upon a golden bed That first dawn in Helen’s arms?” ~ William Butler Yeats
  24. “We live in the midst of alarms; anxiety beclouds the future; we expect some new disaster with each newspaper we read.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

  25. “I have a hard time waking up. No alarm clock works! It sounds childish, but I seriously have my manager, my mom or a buddy of mine wake me up if I have to be somewhere. It’s a serious issue! I’ve been very late for some serious gigs because of it!” ~ Jesse McCartney
  26. “Ants are so much like human beings as to be an embarrassment. They farm fungi, raise aphids as livestock, launch armies into wars, use chemical sprays to alarm and confuse enemies, capture slaves… They do everything but watch television.” ~ Lewis Thomas
  27. “Most of all, however, critics of black conservatives say we’ve forgotten where we came from. I may forget a federal budget number or, God forbid, to set the alarm clock for my weekly 6 a.m. flight to Washington, but I know exactly where I came from.” ~ J. C. Watts
  28. “OBLIVION, n. Cold storage for high hopes. A place where ambitious authors meet their works without pride and their betters without envy. A dormitory without an alarm clock.” ~ Ambrose Bierce

  29. “One, if by land, and two, if by sea; And I on the opposite shore will be, Ready to ride and spread the alarm Through every Middlesex village and farm For the country folk to be up and to arm.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  30. “Instead of generating either unnecessary alarm or a false sense of security regarding these fundamental issues, the best course is to empower people with the truth.” ~ Dick Thornburgh
  31. “As the poet has expected, the alarms now are sounded, for – and it must be said again – the birth of a poet is always a threat to the existing cultural order because he attempts to break through the circle of literary castes to reach the center.” ~ Salvatore Quasimodo
  32. “Only towards the end of this process are any of the chapters in fully readable condition, a state of affairs that used to alarm my wife. But Joan’s got used to it.” ~ Fred Saberhagen

  33. “But I love New York. I used to set my alarm clock when I was there, and get up at 4 am and get a coffee, just because I could.” ~ Gail Porter
  34. “It’s nice to see that look of alarm on the faces of the others.” ~ Graham Chapman
  35. “I don`t set the alarm to get up. I get up when I feel like it.” ~ Patricia Highsmith
  36. “Ben Battle was a soldier bold, and used to war’s alarms, But a cannon-ball took off his legs, so he laid down his arms.” ~ Thomas Hood

  37. “I think we communicate only too well, in our silence, in what is unsaid, and that what takes place is a continual evasion, desperate rearguard attempts to keep ourselves to ourselves. Communication is too alarming. To enter into someone else’s life is too frightening. To disclose to others the poverty within us is too fearsome a possibility.” ~ Harold Pinter
  38. “Today, scientists sound the alarm on other environmental dangers. Vested interests still hire their own scientists to confuse the issue. But in the end, nature, will not be fooled.” ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson
  39. “The trouble with an alarm clock is that what seems sensible when you set it seems absurd when it goes off” ~ Rex Stout
  40. “Get out of control, but appear under control. It’s not bad to alarm other people, though? it’s good for them.” ~ Hunter S. Thompson

  41. “Tell a man whose house is on fire to give a moderate alarm; tell him to moderately rescue his wife from the hands of the ravisher; tell the mother to gradually extricate her babe from the fire into which it has fallen – but urge me not to use moderation in a cause like the present.” ~ William Lloyd Garrison
  42. “If you want to write what the world is about, you have to write details…real life is in the dishes. Real-life is pushing strollers up the street, folding T-shirts, the alarm clock going off early and you dropping into bed exhausted every night. That’s real life.” ~ Anna Quindlen
  43. “I tended to listen to doo-wop, but my grandmother would always have the radio on all day and she’d start with Yiddish and then move on to gospel and later to “make-believe” ballroom music. I got to hear all kinds of music and my mother would get up to go to work listening to country music. That was her alarm clock. My dad was a jazz lover and listened to the man who wrote “Misty”, Errol Garner. He loved piano players, so I got to listen to that as well.” ~ Richie Havens
  44. “It’s gonna be awesome! A suspected pedophile dunks my kids head in a bucket so when she dies she can live in an invisible castle. Set the alarm!” ~ Dana Gould

  45. “What is the point of a car alarm if it doesn’t get people out of their beds to come help you? So if I ever have a car alarm – if I ever have a car – it’s just going to be a big speaker on the back of my car. And when anybody tries to break in, it’s just gonna go: Attention! Free bags of weed! Come get your free bags of weed!” ~ Christian Finnegan
  46. “I have been trying to point out that in our lives chance may have an astonishing influence and, if I may offer advice to the young laboratory worker, it would be this-never neglect an extraordinary appearance or happening. It may be-usually is, in fact-a false alarm that leads to nothing, but may on the other hand be the clue provided by fate to lead you to some important advance.” ~ Alexander Fleming
  47. “A car alarm is a way for a car to tell everyone that its owner is an asshole.” ~ Demetri Martin
  48. “Evils in the journey of life are like the hills which alarm travelers upon their road; they both appear great at a distance, but when we approach them we find that they are far less insurmountable than we had conceived.” ~ Charles Caleb Colton

  49. “Who then is free? the wise man who is lord over himself;
    Whom neither poverty nor death, nor chains alarm; strong to withstand his passions and despise honors, and who is completely finished and rounded off in himself.” ~ Horace
  50. “Our planet’s alarm is going off, and it is time to wake up and take action!” ~ Leonardo DiCaprio
  51. “I use a smoke alarm as a timer.” ~ Joan Rivers
  52. “Waking up each morning to a hysterical alarm clock on the bedside table.” ~ Paulo Coelho

  53. “It is proper to take alarm at the first experiment on our liberties. We hold this prudent jealousy to be the first duty of citizens and one of the noblest characteristics of the late Revolution. The freemen of America did not wait till usurped power had strengthened itself by exercise and entangled the question in precedents. They saw all the consequences in the principle, and they avoided the consequences by denying the principle. We revere this lesson too much … to forget it” ~ James Madison
  54. “Our house is burning down and we are blind to it. The earth and humankind are in danger and we are all responsible. It is time to open our eyes. Alarms are sounding across all continents. We cannot say we did not know! Climate warming is still reversible. Heavy would be the responsibility of those who refuse to fight it.” ~ Jacques Chirac
  55. “[The spirit of party] serves always to distract the public councils and enfeeble the public administration. It agitates the community with ill-founded jealousies and false alarms, kindles the animosity of one part against another.” ~ George Washington
  56. “I don’t need an alarm clock. My ideas wake me.” ~ Ray Bradbury

  57. “God incarnate is the end of fear; and the heart that realizes that, realizes that he is in the midst, that takes heed to the assurance of his loving presence, will be quiet in the midst of alarm.” ~ F.B. Meyer
  58. “The reason we all need a mutton alert, which needs constant testing, like smoke alarms, is because there is really no such thing as age-appropriate dressing any longer, as I know because my wardrobe is interchangeable with my daughter’s.” ~ Rachel Johnson
  59. “I’ve tried many different types of alarm apps, but the tried and true is the iPhone alarm. I like it because you can label your alarms. For my personal amusement, I’ve labeled them 3 a.m. for ‘ridiculously early,’ 3:30 is just ‘early,’ and 4 is ‘slacker.'” ~ Savannah Guthrie
  60. “That’s the purpose of stress. It’s a friend. It’s an alarm clock, built in to let you know that it’s time to do The Work.” ~ Byron Katie

  61. “It is easy to be swept away by some overwhelming feeling, so it’s helpful to remember that any stressful feeling is like a compassionate alarm clock that says, “You’re caught in the dream.”” ~ Byron Katie
  62. “Society does not need more children; but it does need more loved children. Quite literally, we cannot afford unloved children – but we pay heavily for them every day. There should not be the slightest communal concern when a woman elects to destroy the life of her thousandth-of-an-ounce embryo. But all society should rise up in alarm when it hears that a baby that is not wanted is about to be born.” ~ Garrett Hardin
  63. “My song is ya girlfriend’s wakin up ringer… or alarm or whateva. She’ll be here at 6 in the morn if I let her” ~ Drake

  64. “Our EMF meter was jumping off the charts. We found her alarm clock was causing crazy electro-magnetic fields around it. We spent $22.99 on a nice digital clock, and she never saw an apparition again.” ~ Jason Hawes
  65. “Global climate change needs global action now. The alarm bells ought to be ringing in every capital of the world.” ~ John Gummer

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