65 Unsafe Quotes On Success In Life

These unsafe quotes will inspire you. Unsafe, not safe, or dangerous.

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

Best Unsafe Quotes

  1. “Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend.” ~ Thomas Chandler Haliburton
  2. “Most loss of life and property has been due to the collapse of antiquated and unsafe structures, mostly of brick and other masonry. … There is progress of California toward building new construction according to earthquake-resistant design. We would have less reason to ask for earthquake prediction if this was universal.” ~ Charles Francis Richter
  3. “I remember Detroit feeling really unsafe, feeling scared a lot. Our house was broken into, our car was stolen, we had to get a watchdog, we would get beat up in the street, I had my bike stolen. There was just a lot of real anarchy on the streets and sidewalks.” ~ Sufjan Stevens , Feeling unsafe quotes
  4. “Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the danger of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of “crackpot” than the stigma of conformity.” ~ Thomas J. Watson
  5. “Playing safe is probably the most unsafe thing in the world. You cannot standstill. You must go forward.” ~ Robert Collier

  6. “We do live in an unsafe world. That’s the truth. I’m dealing with that now, with my seven-year-old. He’s grappling with the fact that the world is unsafe, and that there are people who do harmful things. I don’t think there’s anything wrong with presenting that idea. We can’t lie to our children and pretend that the world is perfect, and everybody’s happy, and everybody’s out there to do good. It’s just part of a bigger conversation.” ~ Gwyneth Paltrow , Unsafe quotes world
  7. “Love is ease, love is comfort, love is support and respect. Love is not punishing or controlling. Love lets you grow and breathe. Love’s passion is only good passion — swirling leaves-on-a-fall-day passion, a-sky-full-of-magnificent-stars passion — not angst and anxiety. Love is not hurt and harm. Love is never unsafe. Love is sleeping like puzzle pieces. It’s your own garden you protect; it’s a field of wildflowers you move about in both freely and together.” ~ Deb Caletti
  8. “Understand that sexuality is as wide as the sea.” ~ Derek Jarman
  9. “Women have got to make the world safe for men since men have made it so darned unsafe for women.” ~ Nancy Astor
  10. “It is unsafe to take your reader for more of a fool than he is.” ~ W. Somerset Maugham

  11. “What looked safe was not safe. What looked hard and unsafe was probably safer. Anyway, safe was somewhere else in the world.” ~ David Halberstam
  12. “Safety is the most unsafe spiritual path you can take. Safety keeps you numb and dead. People are caught by surprise when it is time to die. They have allowed themselves to live so little.” ~ Stephen Levine
  13. “When there is a gap between what’s on the outside and what’s on the inside, that’s when people retreat into their foxholes because it is an unsafe situation. You don’t know what you are dealing with. What you see is not what you are going to get. And that is when people start withdrawing.” ~ Parker J. Palmer
  14. “I’ve never been to the Soviet Union and the main reason for that is I was warned several times by people from the KGB who had defected to the West that it would be very unsafe for me to go there” ~ Brian Crozier
  15. “…to make the world safe for democracy.” ~ Woodrow Wilson

  16. “your mind is like an unsafe neighborhood; don’t go there alone.” ~ Augusten Burroughs
  17. “Traumatized people chronically feel unsafe inside their bodies: The past is alive in the form of gnawing interior discomfort. Their bodies are constantly bombarded by visceral warning signs, and, in an attempt to control these processes, they often become expert at ignoring their gut feelings and in numbing awareness of what is played out inside. They learn to hide from their selves.” ~ Bessel van der Kolk
  18. “As a rule, dictatorships guarantee safe streets and terror of the doorbell. In democracy, the streets may be unsafe after dark, but the most likely visitor in the early hours will be the milkman.” ~ Adam Michnik
  19. “… safety that depends on an apron-string is very unsafe!” ~ Margaret Deland
  20. “The legacy I want to leave is a child-care system that says that no kid is going to be left alone or left unsafe.” ~ Marian Wright Edelman

  21. “The safest genre is the horror film. But the most unsafe – the most dangerous – is comedy. Because even if your horror film isn’t very good, you’ll get a few screams and you’re okay. With a comedy, if they don’t laugh, you’re dead.” ~ Roger Corman
  22. “In many places, it is literally not safe physically for youngsters to go to school. And in many schools, and its becoming almost generally true, it is spiritually unsafe to attend public schools. Look back over the history of education to the turn of the century and the beginning of the educational philosophies, pragmatism and humanism were the early ones, and they branched out into a number of other philosophies which have led us now into a circumstance where our schools are producing the problems that we face.” ~ Boyd K. Packer
  23. “None of us, irrespective of our sexual preference and/or practice, imagine that we can have an intimate relationship with a partner and always have seamless harmony. Indeed, most of us assume that once the “honeymoon” period is over differences will emerge and conflicts will happen. Positively, we also assume that we will be “safe“ in those moments; that even if voices are raised and emotions expressed are intense, there will not be and should not be any abuse or any reason to be unsafe, and that the will to connect and communicate will prevail.” ~ Bell Hooks
  24. “Unfortunately, the Best Lord had condemned both vehicles as unsafe and instead I now leased a Pack Jeep I called Hector. Equipped with dual engines, Hector worked during magic or tech. He didn’t go very fast, especially during magic, but so far he hadn’t stalled on me either. As long as our high-speed chases stayed under forty-five miles an hour, we would be all set.” ~ Ilona Andrews
  25. “Your driving is unpleasant, but it isn’t technically unsafe.” ~ John Green

  26. “Hope is a pleasant acquaintance, but an unsafe friend, not the man for your banker, though he may do for a traveling companion.” ~ Thomas Chandler Haliburton
  27. “If husbands could realize what large returns of profit may be gotten out of a wife by a small word of praise paid over the counter when the market is just right, they would bring matters around the way they wish them much oftener than they usually do. Arguments are unsafe with wives because they examine them; but they do not examine compliments. One can pass upon a wife a compliment that is three-fourths base” ~ Mark Twain
  28. “The greatest crimes have been found, in many instances, to be compatible with a superstitious piety and devotion; hence it is justly regarded as unsafe to draw any inference in favor of a man’s morals, from the fervor or strictness of his religious exercises, even though he himself believe them sincere.” ~ David Hume
  29. “The world was never more unsafe for democracy then it is today.” ~ Stanley Baldwin
  30. “The streets are safe in Philadelphia. It’s only the people who make them unsafe.” ~ Frank Rizzo

  31. “We’ve taken decisive action to keep radical Islamic terrorists out of our country, though parts of our necessary and constitutional actions were blocked by our judges, in my opinion, incorrect, and unsafe ruling.” ~ Donald Trump
  32. “I get very protective of kids on set. I always make a point of telling kids that anything that makes them feel unsafe or concerned they should just speak up about, and then keep an eye on times when that could present an issue.” ~ Julia Ormond
  33. “When established identities become outworn or unfinished ones threaten to remain incomplete, special crises compel men to wage holy wars, by the cruelest means, against those who seem to question or threaten their unsafe ideological bases.” ~ Erik Erikson
  34. “People are so fearful about opening themselves up. All you want to do is to be able to connect with other people. When you connect with other people, you connect with something in yourself. It makes you feel happy. And yet it’s so scary, it makes people feel vulnerable and unsafe.” ~ Toni Collette
  35. “Against the bold, daring is unsafe.” ~ Ovid

  36. “I am dead already. Physical death will make no difference in my case. I am timeless being. I am free of desire or fear because I do not remember the past or imagine the future. Where there are no names and shapes, how can there be desire and fear? With desirelessness comes timelessness. I am safe because what is not, cannot touch what is. You feel unsafe because you imagine danger. Of course, your body as such is complex and vulnerable and needs protection. But not you. Once you realize your own unassailable being, you will be at peace.” ~ Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
  37. “Homophobia is a tough one. In some places, it’s actually very OK to be homophobic. Comedy clubs in general are very unsafe spaces for LGBT, for women, for Asian people. So my goal in comedy has sort of been to make this a safe space for people who were like me.” ~ Margaret Cho
  38. “I grew up in northern Minnesota on 40 acres of wooded land 20 miles from the nearest town, and so the wilderness was home. It was not an unsafe place. I had that advantage. But there are so many representations of the wilderness being dangerous. You know, depictions of wild animals attacking people. It’s like, “No, we kill those animals in far greater numbers than they kill us.”” ~ Cheryl Strayed
  39. “Americans don’t eat horses. They are not raised as food animals and they are treated with chemicals that render them unsafe for consumption. The regulations needed to change their status to “food animals” would cripple every aspect of the horse industry as we know it. Plus, it would be wrong.” ~ Willie Nelson
  40. “We live in an unsafe world.” ~ Nia Vardalos

  41. “I want to raise my children in a safe country. I want to help the children in the world who do not feel safe. I know what it feels like to feel unsafe. We need to do way better. Our country needs to do better.” ~ Nia Long
  42. “What’s really important to remember is that this type of legislation exists in one form or another in every other province in the country. The right to refuse unsafe work is a right that is enjoyed by every other farmworker, paid farm worker, in the country and every other paid worker in Alberta.” ~ Rachel Notley
  43. “Sometime over the past generation, we became less likely to object to something because it is immoral and more likely to object to something because it is unhealthy or unsafe. So smoking is now a worse evil than six of the Ten Commandments, and the word sinful is most commonly associated with chocolate.” ~ David Brooks
  44. “For over 200 years this has been a special country. A unique place where anyone from anywhere can achieve anything. But now millions of Americans feel like they’re being left behind. Insecure in their future and unsafe in the face of terrorism.” ~ Marco Rubio
  45. “Do you remember the good ol’ days when Congress was only unsafe if you were an intern.” ~ David Letterman

  46. “If you say something that is a little unsafe to say but you feel strongly and passionate about it, a lot of people can attack you and call you a bad role model just because they don’t agree with your views, but in reality, we’re all different and we’re all unique in our own way and we all have different thoughts.” ~ Melanie Martinez
  47. “Were I to stop oil production, we`d have to import it from Iraq and from Caracas, Venezuela or from North Dakota where the environmental standards are much lower, on trains that have already proven themselves unsafe, or by more ships that are causing significant pollution in the world. It`s just really dumb.” ~ Jerry Brown
  48. “Anyone believing the TPP is good for Americans take note: The foreign subsidiaries of U.S.-based corporations could just as easily challenge any U.S. government regulation they claim unfairly diminishes their profits – say, a regulation protecting American consumers from unsafe products or unhealthy foods, investors from fraudulent securities or predatory lending, workers from unsafe working conditions, taxpayers from another bailout of Wall Street, or the environment from toxic emissions.” ~ Robert Reich
  49. “I’ve dodged so many bullets. Not just because of unsafe sex, but because of the amount of drugs I did, the amount of alcohol, the amount of work I was doing. I started the Elton John AIDS Foundation because I got so lucky.” ~ Elton John
  50. “Instead of decaying in a safe harbor, sail to the unsafe oceans!” ~ Mehmet Murat Ildan

  51. “[The Dutch] people want [refugees to be safe] but don’t come here. And don’t forget, people are very angry about that, that most of the people who came to Holland were younger people, often young men who crossed before coming to Holland six of seven safe countries in order to be in Holland. If they just wanted to be safe, they would have stopped at Turkey or maybe if you find Turkey unsafe, in Greece.” ~ Geert Wilders
  52. “But the web is to some degree a broth of psychopaths seeing what they can get away with in circumstances of anonymity. Look, we live in a world where one is unsafe in various ways because of the Internet. Anything can be said. Someone can look at your house from space.” ~ William Monahan
  53. “The man that I named the Giver passed along to the boy knowledge, history, memories, color, pain, laughter, love, and truth. Every time you place a book in the hands of a child, you do the same thing. It is very risky. But each time a child opens a book, he pushes open the gate that separates him from Elsewhere. It gives him choices. It gives him freedom. Those are magnificent, wonderfully unsafe things. [from her Newberry Award acceptance speech]” ~ Lois Lowry
  54. “High leverage is unsafe, not just for a company but the entire economy… LBOs are reducing the safety. Management loses the power to do many things. It has no margin for error and less margin for additional risk.” ~ Franco Modigliani
  55. “It was unlawful, as well as unsafe, to teach a slave to read.” ~ Frederick Douglass

  56. “The detachment of the artist is kind of creepy. It’s kind of rude, and yet really it’s where art comes from. It’s not the same as courage. It’s closer to bad manners than to courage. If you’re going to be a writer, you basically have to say, ‘this is just who I am’. There’s a certain indefensibility about it. It’s not about loving your community and taking care of it — you’re not attached to the chamber of commerce. It’s a little unsafe. You have to be willing to have only four friends, not 11.” ~ Lorrie Moore
  57. “I wrote about drugs, and I didn’t think I was being unsafe or careless by writing about them. I didn’t want fans to think heroin was cool. But then I’ve had fans come up to me and give me the thumbs up, telling me they’re high. That’s exactly what I didn’t want to happen.” ~ Layne Staley
  58. “It is not a woman’s duty to disclose that she’s trans to every person she meets. This is not safe for a myriad of reasons. We must shift the burden of coming out from trans women, and accusing them of hiding or lying, and focus on why it is unsafe for women to be trans.” ~ Janet Mock
  59. “Getting C programmers to understand that they cause the computer to do less than minimum is intractable. … Ask him why he thinks he should be able to get away with unsafe code, core dumps, viruses, buffer overruns, undetected errors, etc., just because he wants speed.” ~ Erik Naggum
  60. “I never feel unsafe except for when the majority is on my side.” ~ Criss Jami

  61. “When you have police officers who abuse citizens, you erode public confidence in law enforcement. That makes the job of good police officers unsafe.” ~ Mary Frances Berry
  62. “Self-help books are making life downright unsafe. Women desperate to catch a man practice all the ploys recommended by these authors. Bump into him, trip over him, knock him down, spill something on him, scald him, but meet him.” ~ Florence King
  63. “Amazingly, we’ve become a culture that considers Twinkies, Cocoa Puffs, and Mountain Dew safe, but raw milk and compost-grown tomatoes unsafe.” ~ Joel Salatin
  64. “Now is not the time to give greater protections to pharmaceutical companies that put unsafe drugs like Vioxx on the market. Such protections have nothing to do with the liability insurance crisis facing doctors and should be stripped from this bill.” ~ Dennis Cardoza
  65. “To apologize for what you most wanted to do, to concede that it was obnoxious, boring, ‘vulgar and unsafe’ — that was the worst thing.” ~ Alan Hollinghurst

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