Quotations that match 'alarm'.

It's nice to see that look of alarm on the faces of the others. Graham Chapman
[ Alarm Faces Look Nice Others See]
Courtship consists in a number of quiet attentions, not so pointed as to alarm, nor so vague as not to be understood. Laurence Sterne
[ Alarm Attentions Consists Courtship Nor Number Pointed Quiet Understood Vague]
A blind bloke walks into a shop with a guide dog. He picks the Dog up and starts swinging it around his head. Alarmed, a shop assistant calls out: 'Can I help, sir?' 'No thanks,' says the blind bloke. 'Just looking.' Tommy Cooper
[ Alarmed Around Assistant Blind Bloke Calls Dog Guide Head Help His Into Just Looking Out Picks Says Shop Sir Starts Swinging Thanks Up Walks]
Morning comes whether you set the alarm or not. Ursula K. Le Guin
[ Alarm Comes Morning Set Whether]
Startling, and alarming to many, is the conclusion that follows from these data that if all people were treated the same, most average race differences would not disappear. J. Philippe Rushton
[ Alarming Average Conclusion Data Differences Disappear Follows Many Most Race Same Startling These Treated Were Would]
People can inhabit anything. And they can be miserable in anything and ecstatic in anything. More and more I think that architecture has nothing to do with it. Of course, that's both liberating and alarming. Rem Koolhaas
[ Alarming Anything Architecture Both Course Ecstatic Inhabit Liberating Miserable More Nothing Think]
There are more things to alarm us than to harm us, and we suffer more often in apprehension than reality. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
[ Alarm Apprehension Harm More Often Reality Suffer Than Things Us]
The tocsin you hear today is not an alarm but an alert: it sounds the charge against our enemies. Georges Jacques Danton
[ Against Alarm Alert Charge Enemies Hear Our Sounds Today]
I think he was explicit that it was a slave labor situation, but I was not alarmed at that point, because there were so many tragedies involved in that war. That was the first time I had any indication that something was sort of strange. Charles Guggenheim
[ Alarmed Any Because Explicit First Had Indication Involved Labor Many Point Situation Slave Something Sort Strange Think Time Tragedies War Were]
Shockingly, a University of Pennsylvania study says the number of young people addicted to gambling - largely due to increased exposure to the Internet and Internet gambling - grew by an alarming 20 percent between 2004 and 2005 alone. Spencer Bachus
[ Addicted Alarming Alone Between Due Exposure Gambling Grew Increased Internet Largely Number Pennsylvania Percent Says Study University Young]
The sky is not burning, and to claim that it is amounts to journalistic malpractice... the press only promotes the global warming alarmists and ignores or minimizes those of us who are skeptical. Mark L. Campbell
[ Amounts Burning Claim Global Ignores Journalistic Malpractice Only Press Promotes Skeptical Sky Those Us Warming]
The writer catches the changes of his mind on the hop. Growth is exciting; growth is dynamic and alarming. Growth of the soul, growth of the mind. Vita Sackville-West
[ Alarming Catches Changes Dynamic Exciting Growth His Hop Mind Soul Writer]
I don't set the alarm to get up. I get up when I feel like it. Patricia Highsmith
[ Alarm Feel Get Set Up]
It is not death, it is dying that alarms me. Michel de Montaigne
[ Alarms Death Dying]
There were a lot of adventure books for boys, historical novels by Kenneth Roberts, and whatever mystery novels the alarmed librarian imagined might not corrupt an eager but innocent youth. Peter Straub
[ Adventure Alarmed Books Boys Corrupt Eager Historical Imagined Innocent Kenneth Librarian Lot Might Mystery Novels Roberts Were Whatever Youth]
If you look at life one way, there is always cause for alarm. Elizabeth Bowen
[ Alarm Always Cause Life Look Way]
Throughout the world, terrorists are actively seeking their next recruit. Alarmingly, terrorist organizations are increasingly targeting school-age children as the next generation of terrorists. Pat Roberts
[ Actively Children Generation Increasingly Next Organizations Recruit Seeking Targeting Terrorist Terrorists Their Throughout World]
Of all the nasty outcomes predicted for women's liberation... none was more alarming, from a feminist point of view, than the suggestion that women would eventually become just like men. Barbara Ehrenreich
[ Alarming Become Eventually Feminist Just Liberation Men More Nasty None Outcomes Point Predicted Suggestion Than View Women Would]
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
[ Alarm Another Based Becoming Change Climate Dominant Endangering Environmentalism Global Horizon Human Ideology Life Main Man-Made Nevertheless New Predicting Raising Religion See Threat Warming Weapon Which]
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
[ Addressing Alarm Cause Cultures Deeper Fire Getting Going Off Pain Rid Shutting Still These While Without Would]
We had not seen any natives for many days, but a few passed the camp on the opposite side of the river on the evening of the 25th. They would not, however, come to us; but fled into the interior in great apparent alarm. Charles Sturt
[ Alarm Any Apparent Camp Come Days Evening Few Fled Great Had However Interior Into Many Natives Opposite Passed River Seen Side Us Would]
Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock. Pablo Picasso Work
[ Alarm Clock Invented Man Necessity Work]
However, in recent years our nation has seen a sizable influx of illegal immigration that at best highlights some alarming inadequacies and at worst indicates a broken system. Spencer Bachus
[ Alarming Best Broken Highlights However Illegal Immigration Inadequacies Indicates Influx Nation Our Recent Seen Sizable Some System Worst Years]
I think everyday people on the street who have never been affiliated with the tea party movement are alarmed with the spending and the debt that we have. Kristi Noem
[ Affiliated Alarmed Been Debt Everyday Movement Never Party Spending Street Tea Think]
We have closely monitored the ups and downs of recruiting and retention trends for many years and have been quick to sound the alarm when challenges came into view. John M. McHugh
[ Alarm Been Came Challenges Closely Downs Into Many Quick Recruiting Retention Sound Trends Ups View Years]
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
[ Again Alarms Always Attempts Because Birth Break Center Circle Cultural Existing Expected Literary Must Now Order Poet Reach Said Sounded Threat Through]
The alarming thing in China is the almost total absence of primary care. Even in cities, there are no independent doctors' offices or neighborhood clinics, so people have to go to the hospital for every health care need. Nancy Travis
[ Absence Alarming Almost Care China Cities Clinics Doctors Even Every Go Health Hospital Independent Need Neighborhood Offices Primary Thing Total]
Why are ecologists and environmentalists so feared and hated? This is because in part what they have to say is new to the general public, and the new is always alarming. Garrett Hardin Environmental
[ Alarming Always Because Environmentalists Feared General Hated New Part Public Say Why]
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
[ Add Alarm Badly Been Behaved Brits Coming Fear Going Great Had Handled Happen Here Lot Markets Obviously Particularly Reassurance Seems Sense Something Way Would]
People do not always understand the motives of sublime conduct, and when they are astonished they are very apt to think they ought to be alarmed. The truth is none are fit judges of greatness but those who are capable of it. Jane Porter
[ Alarmed Always Apt Astonished Capable Conduct Fit Greatness Judges Motives None Ought Sublime Think Those Truth Understand Very]
Speak of change, and the world is in alarm. And yet where do we not see change? Francis Wright
[ Alarm Change See Speak Where World Yet]
But I love New York. I used to set my alarm clock when I was there, and get up at 4am and get a coffee, just because I could. Gail Porter
[ Alarm Because Clock Coffee Could Get Just Love New Set Up Used York]
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
[ Alarm Back Bolt Burglar Chain Knocks Late Locks Off Often Opportunity Push Shut Time Too Two]
I have often said that there is no cause for feeling disturbed at being misrepresented by the press. It would be only when they began to say things detrimental to me which were true that I should feel alarm. John Coolidge
[ Alarm Began Being Cause Detrimental Disturbed Feel Feeling Misrepresented Often Only Press Said Say Should Things True Were Which Would]
Disney's something to be a little alarmed about. It's not just a little theme park anymore. It's now an ethic and outlook and strategy that goes way beyond central Florida. Carl Hiaasen
[ Alarmed Anymore Beyond Central Disney Ethic Florida Goes Just Little Now Outlook Park Something Strategy Theme Way]
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
[ Alarm Basic Business Difficulty Easily Embrace Expansion Express Federal How Power Remains Still Such Which Wish]
As Secretary of Housing, I do have to express alarm, signal the alarm if you will, that the potential for homelessness to grow is there. Henry Cisneros
[ Alarm Express Grow Homelessness Housing Potential Secretary Signal Will]
All children alarm their parents, if only because you are forever expecting to encounter yourself. Gore Vidal
[ Alarm Because Children Encounter Expecting Forever Only Parents Their Yourself]
Many of us are alarmed at the skyrocketing cost of medical care, including patients, who are the consumers. However, medical malpractice is not the reason for these increasing costs. Joe Baca
[ Alarmed Care Consumers Cost Costs However Including Increasing Malpractice Many Medical Patients Reason Skyrocketing These Us]
I'm very new to the industry. I'm not on the Billboard 200 and that is alarming to me. But when I sat down with my management they said it's not a big deal and that it happens all the time. Justin Guarini
[ Alarming Big Billboard Deal Down Happens Industry Management New Said Sat Time Very]
Now about those ghosts. I'm sure they're here and I'm not half so alarmed at meeting up with any of them as I am at having to meet the live nuts I have to see every day. Bess Truman
[ Alarmed Am Any Day Every Ghosts Half Having Here Live Meet Meeting Now Nuts See Sure Them Those Up]
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
[ Alarms Better Charms Dwell Face Horrible Midst Place Reign Sages Seen Solitude Than Thy Where]
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. Frank Howard Clark
[ Advancing Alarm Arm Between Boldly Brilliance Chairs Christmas Corner Eager Falling Fragrant Grasping Kisses Knee Legs Moving Pleasure Reassured Retreating Rising Sudden Tables Take Taking Toys Tree]
Ronald Reagan used to alarm his Soviet counterparts by saying that surely they'd both unite against an invasion from Mars. Christopher Hitchens
[ Against Alarm Both Counterparts His Invasion Mars Reagan Ronald Saying Soviet Surely Unite Used]
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
[ Air Alarm Americans Astonishment Avoid Catching Caused Cold Dread First Generally Gentlemen Had Hats Ladies Opened Proceeding Put Requested Some Their Then Widely Windows]
For in the first place the American people could not have been swept too fast and too far in this movement without enough alarms being sounded to be heard and heeded. Robert Welch
[ Alarms American Been Being Could Enough Far Fast First Heard Heeded Movement Place Sounded Swept Too Without]
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
[ Affairs Alarm Any Chapters Condition End Fully Got Joan Only Process Readable State Towards Used Wife]
Ronald Reagan used to alarm other constituencies by speaking freely about the End Times foreshadowed in the Bible. Christopher Hitchens
[ Alarm Bible Constituencies End Foreshadowed Freely Other Reagan Ronald Speaking Times Used]
The committee's finding that China stole sensitive technology from U.S. weapons research labs is alarming. Charles Foster Bass
[ Alarming China Committee Finding Labs Research Sensitive Stole Technology Weapons]
We are right to take alarm at the first experiment upon our liberties. James Madison
[ Alarm Experiment First Liberties Our Right Take Upon]
To-night I am going to take a party to the headquarters of the fire department, where I have a cinch on the captain, a very nice fellow, who is unusually grateful for something I wrote about him and his men. They are going to do the Still Alarm act for me. Richard H. Davis
[ Act Alarm Am Captain Department Fellow Fire Going Grateful Headquarters Him His Men Nice Party Something Still Take To-Night Unusually Very Where Wrote]
Mr. Speaker, our Nation must no longer be complacent about underage drinking and its alarming consequences. We must bring this national public health crisis out of the shadow and into the bright light of a national priority. Lucille Roybal-Allard
[ Alarming Bright Bring Complacent Consequences Crisis Drinking Health Into Light Longer Mr Must Nation National Our Out Priority Public Shadow Speaker Underage]
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 Politics
[ Aim Alarmed Endless Hence Imaginary Keep Led Menacing Politics Populace Practical Safety Series Them Whole]
First off, we've had sworn testimony from soldiers and testimony before our staff that wasn't sworn, that said these alarms rarely went off, that they went off after the war in most cases and went off a lot. Christopher Shays
[ After Alarms Before Cases First Had Lot Most Off Our Rarely Said Soldiers Staff Sworn Testimony These War Went]
The Gospel having spread itself into Persia, the pagan priests, who worshipped the sun, were greatly alarmed, and dreaded the loss of that influence they had hitherto maintained over the people's minds and properties. John Foxe
[ Alarmed Dreaded Gospel Greatly Had Having Hitherto Influence Into Itself Loss Maintained Minds Over Pagan Persia Priests Properties Spread Sun Were Worshipped]
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
[ Alarm Best Course Either Empower False Fundamental Generating Instead Issues Regarding Security Sense These Truth Unnecessary]
I'd like people to listen to our soldiers. They were there. They heard the alarms go off. They tasted the substance in the air. They spit up blood. They had rashes on their bodies. They got sick. Christopher Shays
[ Air Alarms Blood Bodies Go Got Had Heard Listen Off Our Sick Soldiers Spit Substance Tasted Their Up Were]
Recent studies have revealed that children 8-10 years old are being diagnosed with Type II diabetes, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure at an alarming rate. Lee Haney
[ Alarming Being Blood Children Cholesterol Diabetes Diagnosed High Ii Old Pressure Rate Recent Revealed Studies Type Years]
I'm not overly alarmist about it, but I do think there are some worrying signs, like the growing accumulation of wealth by a very small proportion of the population, plus elections in the US are much more dominated by money than anywhere else calling itself a democracy. Peter Singer
[ Accumulation Anywhere Calling Democracy Dominated Elections Else Growing Itself Money More Much Overly Plus Population Proportion Signs Small Some Than Think Us Very Wealth Worrying]
Americans pay up to 1000 percent more to fill their prescriptions than consumers in other countries - that is an alarming statistic. Ken Salazar
[ Alarming Americans Consumers Countries Fill More Other Pay Percent Prescriptions Statistic Than Their Up]
I'm not saying my wife's a bad cook, but she uses a smoke alarm as a timer. Bob Monkhouse
[ Alarm Bad Cook Saying She Smoke Timer Uses Wife]
Every sound alarms. Virgil
[ Alarms Every Sound]
The men are much alarmed by certain speculations about women; and well they may be, for when the horse and ass begin to think and argue, adieu to riding and driving. Adelaide Anne Procter
[ Alarmed Argue Ass Begin Certain Driving Horse May Men Much Riding Speculations Think Well Women]