65 Threat Quotes On Success In Life

These threat quotes will inspire you. A threat is a communication of intent to inflict harm or loss on another person or a statement of an intention to inflict pain, injury, damage, or other hostile action on someone in retribution for something done or not done.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging threat quotes, threat sayings, and threat proverbs.

Best Threat Quotes

  1. “Potentially, a government is the most dangerous threat to man’s rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.” ~ Ayn Rand
  2. “You can trust me to keep my word. I always keep my word, promises or threats.” ~ Kim Harrison
  3. “She frowned at him. “That sounds vaguely like a threat.” “It’s not vague and it’s not a threat. It’s clearly blackmail.” ~ P. C. Cast
  4. “…I made some more threats. I’ve got this big knife back here.” He poked his thumb over his shoulder. “It attracts a lot of attention sometimes.” ~ David Eddings
  5. “A government is the most dangerous threat to man” ~ Ayn Rand

  6. “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  7. “Now sod off back to your own world, you motherless scum, and save your threats for those who care.” ~ Darren Shan
  8. “Well, Israel, obviously, thinks of the Iranian nuclear program as an existential threat to Israel.” ~ Robert M. Gates
  9. “Tomorrow. The word hangs in the air for a moment, both a promise and a threat. Then it floats away like a paper boat, taken from her by the water licking at her ankles.” ~ Thrity Umrigar
  10. “When did the future switch from being a promise to a threat?” ~ Chuck Palahniuk

  11. “There’s just a misconception that comes with being a dual-threat quarterback. You run first, throw second. I’ve proven I throw first and then run if I have to.” ~ Robert Griffin III
  12. “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  13. “Talk of imminent threat to our national security through the application of external force is pure nonsense. Our threat is from the insidious forces working from within which have already so drastically altered the character of our free institutions – those institutions we proudly called the American way of life.” ~ Douglas MacArthur , Threat quotes life
  14. “There is no doubt that. Saddam Hussein has reinvigorated his weapons programs. Reports indicate that biological, chemical, and nuclear programs continue apace and maybe back to pre-Gulf War status. In addition, Saddam continues to redefine delivery systems and is doubtless using the cover of a licit missile program to develop longer-range missiles that will threaten the United States and our allies.” ~ Bob Graham
  15. “The greatest threat to freedom is the absence of criticism.” ~ Wole Soyinka

  16. “We need to shift the paradigm from reactive technologies to more integrative solutions that deal with the variety and complexity of the threats that are out there today.” ~ John W. Thompson
  17. “And mark this. Let either of you breathe a word, or the edge of a word, about the other things, and I will come to you in the black of some terrible night and I will bring a pointy reckoning that will shudder you. And you know that I can do it.” ~ Abigail Williams
  18. “A piece of advice always contains an implicit threat, just as a threat always contains an implicit piece of advice.” ~ Jose Bergamin
  19. “Iraq is a long way from the U.S., but what happens there matters a great deal here. For the risks that the leaders of a rogue state will use nuclear, chemical or biological weapons against us or our allies is the greatest security threat we face.” ~ Madeleine Albright
  20. “It is rare that one can see in a little boy the promise of a man, but one can almost always see in a little girl the threat of a woman.” ~ Alexandre Dumas

  21. “Be the buffalo. Wilma Mankiller, the first female principal chief of the Cherokee nation, once told me how the cow runs away from the storm while the buffalo charges directly toward it—and gets through it quicker. Whenever I’m confronted with a tough challenge, I do not prolong the torment. I become the buffalo.” ~ Donna Brazile
  22. “I am concerned for the security of our great Nation; not so much because of any threat from without, but because of the insidious forces working from within.” ~ Douglas MacArthur , Inside threat quotes
  23. “Moreover, as America becomes an increasingly multi-cultural society, it may find it more difficult to fashion a consensus on foreign policy issues, except in the circumstance of a truly massive and widely perceived direct external threat.” ~ Zbigniew Brzezinski
  24. “Dear Mr. President: … We urge you, after consulting with Congress, and consistent with the U.S. Constitution and laws, to take necessary actions (including, if appropriate, air and missile strikes on suspect Iraq sites) to respond effectively to the threat posed by Iraq’s refusal to end its weapons of mass destruction programs.” ~ Joe Lieberman
  25. “So the threat of Saddam Hussein with weapons of mass destruction is real.” ~ John F. Kerry

  26. “I couldn’t help but say to [Mr. Gorbachev], just think how easy his task and mine might be in these meetings that we held if suddenly there was a threat to this world from another planet. [We’d] find out once and for all that we really are all human beings here on this earth together.” ~ Ronald Reagan
  27. “Perhaps we need some outside, universal threat to make us recognize this common bond. I occasionally think how quickly our differences worldwide would vanish if we were facing an alien threat from outside this world.” ~ Ronald Reagan
  28. “We begin with the common belief that Saddam Hussein is a tyrant and a threat to the peace and stability of the region. He has ignored the mandate of the United Nations and is building weapons of mass destruction and the means of delivering them.” ~ Carl Levin
  29. “If Saddam rejects peace and we have to use force, our purpose is clear. We want to seriously diminish the threat posed by Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction program.” ~ William J. Clinton
  30. “We have to face the reality of climate change. It is arguably the biggest threat we are facing today.” ~ William Hague

  31. “The community of nations may see more and more of the very kind of threat Iraq poses now: a rogue state with weapons of mass destruction, ready to use them or provide them to terrorists. If we fail to respond today, Saddam and all those who would follow in his footsteps will be emboldened tomorrow.” ~ William J. Clinton
  32. “Saddam Hussein has been engaged in the development of weapons of mass destruction technology which is a threat to countries in the region and he has made a mockery of the weapons inspection process.” ~ Nancy Pelosi
  33. “I will be voting to give the President of the United States the authority to use force– if necessary– to disarm Saddam Hussein because I believe that a deadly arsenal of weapons of mass destruction in his hands is a real and grave threat to our security.” ~ John F. Kerry
  34. “Without question, we need to disarm Saddam Hussein. He is a brutal, murderous dictator, leading an oppressive regime … He presents a particularly grievous threat because he is so consistently prone to miscalculation … And now he is miscalculating America’s response to his continued deceit and his consistent grasp for weapons of mass destruction … So the threat of Saddam Hussein with weapons of mass destruction is real.” ~ John F. Kerry
  35. “A bully is not reasonable – he is persuaded only by threats.” ~ Marie de France

  36. “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
  37. “To rid the world of Osama bin Laden, Anwar al-Awlaki and Moammar Qaddafi within six months: if Obama were a Republican, he’d be on Mount Rushmore by now.” ~ Andrew Sullivan
  38. “We are truly one nation, under God, indivisible and that we must remain so in the face of any threat to ensure our country remains strong, united and free.” ~ Michael Enzi
  39. “The law I sign today directs new funds and new focus to the task of collecting vital intelligence on terrorist threats and on weapons of mass production.” ~ George W. Bush
  40. “The nodding horror of whose shady brows Threats the forlorn and wandering passenger.” ~ John Milton

  41. “One can unite the French only under the threat of danger. One cannot simply bring together a nation that produces 265 kinds of cheese.” ~ Charles de Gaulle
  42. “Let’s remember that our leadership is defined not just by our defence against threats, but by the enormous opportunities to do good and promote understanding.” ~ Barack Obama
  43. “The greatest threat to extremism isn’t drones firing missiles, but girls reading books.” ~ Nicholas D. Kristof
  44. “During the 1990s, world leaders looked at the mounting threat of terrorism, looked up, looked away, and hoped the problem would go away.” ~ John Boehner
  45. “It is difficult to discern a serious threat to religious liberty from a room of silent, thoughtful schoolchildren.” ~ Sandra Day O’Connor

  46. “Believing ourselves to be possessors of absolute truth degrades us: we regard every person whose way of thinking is different from ours as a monster and a threat and by so doing turn our own selves into monsters and threats to our fellows.” ~ Octavio Paz
  47. “As Dr. King said, an injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. It is that creed of the civil rights movement that still motivates us today…So today, we take up the cause of joining arms with our immigrant brothers and sisters in that spirit… to lend a hand to those who confront injustice as a result of a broken immigration system.” ~ Steven Horsford
  48. “We can’t really have a serious debate about reform on immigration if we don’t have operational control of the border. … With the executive order out there, with the urgency of the threat, I think it’s very likely that we’ll get something passed, later this year.” ~ Michael McCaul
  49. “Violence against judges and threats of violence against Judges is on the rise and it is no laughing matter. When leaders attempt to rationalize this violence, it only makes the problem worse.” ~ John Conyers
  50. “The gravest threat faced by the world is of an extremist group getting hold of nuclear weapons or materials.” ~ Mohamed ElBaradei

  51. “Is real, it is serious, it is growing, and it constitutes one of the greatest threats to our national security and, indeed, to global security.” ~ John O. Brennan
  52. “My greatest fear is the Iranians acquire a nuclear weapon and give it to a terrorist organization. And there is a real threat of them doing that.” ~ John McCain
  53. “The greatest threat now is a 9/11 occurring with a group of terrorists armed not with airline tickets and box cutters, but with a nuclear weapon in the middle of one of our own cities…there’s a high probability of such an attempt.” ~ Dick Cheney
  54. “I think, in fact, the situation with respect to al Qaeda, to say that, you know, that was a big attack we had on 9/11, but it’s not likely again, I just think that’s dead wrong. I think the biggest strategic threat the United States faces today is the possibility of another 9/11 with a nuclear weapon or a biological agent of some kind. And I think al Qaeda is out there even as we meet, trying to figure out how to do that.” ~ Dick Cheney
  55. “The threat of nuclear terrorism is growing faster than our ability to prevent an attack on our homeland.” ~ Joe Lieberman

  56. “The greatest threat to U.S. and global security is no longer a nuclear exchange between nations, but nuclear terrorism by violent extremists and nuclear proliferation to an increasing number of states.” ~ Barack Obama
  57. “We now have capabilities in science and technology that raise the very realistic possibility that a small group of terrorists could kill not only thousands of people, as they did on September 11th but hundreds of thousands of people. And that has changed the dimension of the threat we face.” ~ Michael Chertoff
  58. “While there’s been much progress on terrorism, there’s still much work to do and it is very important that the countries work together in order to address this threat together.” ~ Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
  59. “We shall continue to work for a Middle East that is free of strife and violence, living in harmony without the threat of terrorism or the dangers of weapons of mass destruction.” ~ Hosni Mubarak
  60. “Injustice towards others is a threat to everybody” ~ Baron de Montesquieu

  61. “The threat of terrorism is not stronger than the will of the American people.” ~ Chaka Fattah
  62. “I am committed to protecting our country against the threat of terrorism.” ~ Jim Ryun
  63. “As the war on terrorism spreads and prolongs, the fruits of ending the threat of terrorism around the world will be tempered with a whole new series of problems to be addressed and resolved.” ~ Charles Bass
  64. “None of us condone terrorism in any way, shape, or form, and I believe Hezbollah is a terrorist organization that was, is, and remains a threat to peace in the Mideast, and must be dismantled and disarmed.” ~ John Conyers
  65. “The threat of terrorism is great and with today’s porous borders, someone could bring a biological weapon into our country or sneak a dirty bomb across unmanned portions of our borders.” ~ Bobby Jindal

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