Quotations that match 'threatened'.

Just able barely to mount a horse and ride about a little in the spring of 1866, my life was threatened daily, and I was forced to go heavily armed. The whole country was then full of militia, robbing, plundering and killing. Jesse James
[ Able Armed Barely Country Daily Forced Full Go Heavily Horse Just Killing Life Little Militia Mount Ride Robbing Spring Then Threatened Whole]
If the militarily most powerful - and least threatened - states need nuclear weapons for their security, how can one deny such security to countries that are truly insecure? The present nuclear policy is a recipe for proliferation. It is a policy for disaster. Joseph Rotblat
[ Countries Deny Disaster How Insecure Least Militarily Most Need Nuclear Policy Powerful Present Proliferation Recipe Security States Such Their Threatened Truly Weapons]
Part of why the Tea Party so deeply threatened the elite media is the tea party looked around and suddenly realized, there are more of us than there are of them. Newt Gingrich
[ Around Deeply Elite Looked Media More Part Party Realized Suddenly Tea Than Them Threatened Us Why]
The 1927 Wimbledon finals were almost put off because of the rain, which threatened every moment. Helen Wills Moody
[ Almost Because Every Finals Moment Off Put Rain Threatened Were Which Wimbledon]
No politician is threatened by the child protective constituency, because it does not exist. Andrew Vachss
[ Because Child Constituency Does Exist Politician Protective Threatened]
In the 1990s, we introduced Boston's community policing strategy. We reversed the tide of violent crime that threatened our city, and we established a national model for preventing and fighting crime. Thomas Menino
[ Boston City Community Crime Established Fighting Introduced Model National Our Policing Preventing Reversed Strategy Threatened Tide Violent]
Believe me, the next step is a currency crisis because there will be a rejection of the dollar, the rejection of the dollar is a big, big event, and then your personal liberties are going to be severely threatened. Ron Paul
[ Because Believe Big Crisis Currency Dollar Event Going Liberties Next Personal Rejection Severely Step Then Threatened Will Your]
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened. Maya Angelou
[ Accomplish Ideals Incredible Men Prepared Their Threatened]
It's basic due diligence to make sure that whenever a foreign entity acquires a controlling interest in a U.S. company that national security isn't threatened. Dave Reichert
[ Acquires Basic Company Controlling Diligence Due Entity Foreign Interest Make National Security Sure Threatened Whenever]
Law enforcement officers are never 'off duty.' They are dedicated public servants who are sworn to protect public safety at any time and place that the peace is threatened. They need all the help that they can get. Barbara Boxer
[ Any Dedicated Duty Enforcement Get Help Law Need Never Off Officers Peace Place Protect Public Safety Servants Sworn Threatened Time]
Men and women whose early youth was shaped in the ordeal of the Great Depression showed the values formed in that crucible when tyranny threatened a world. Steve Buyer
[ Crucible Depression Early Formed Great Men Ordeal Shaped Showed Threatened Tyranny Values Whose Women World Youth]
My mother protected me from the world and my father threatened me with it. Quentin Crisp Parenting
[ Father Mother Protected Threatened World]
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened. Hermann Hesse
[ Accomplish Ideals Incredible Men Prepared Their Threatened]
I had my life threatened by Bosnian Serbs on numerous occasions. John Pomfret
[ Bosnian Had Life Numerous Occasions Threatened]
The power of the white world is threatened whenever a black man refuses to accept the white world's definitions. James A. Baldwin
[ Accept Black Definitions Man Power Refuses Threatened Whenever White World]
The Iraqis are not threatened by the Turks or by the Iranians or by the Saudis and they tell me that these are not weapons of mass destruction, they are weapons of self-destruction. Hans Blix
[ Destruction Iranians Iraqis Mass Saudis Self-Destruction Tell These Threatened Turks Weapons]
Negro music and culture are intrinsically improvisational, existential. Nothing is sacred. After a decade, a musical idea, no matter how innovative, is threatened. Archie Shepp
[ After Culture Decade Existential How Idea Improvisational Innovative Intrinsically Matter Music Musical Negro Nothing Sacred Threatened]
Most evolving lineages, human or otherwise, when threatened with extinction, don't do anything special to avoid it. George C. Williams
[ Anything Avoid Evolving Extinction Human Most Otherwise Special Threatened]
An Englishman, being flattered, is a lamb; threatened, a lion. George Chapman
[ Being Englishman Flattered Lamb Lion Threatened]
I never threatened him and no Syrian intelligence officer has ever pointed a gun to his head. Rafik Hariri
[ Ever Gun Head Him His Intelligence Never Officer Pointed Syrian Threatened]
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never! Winston Churchill
[ Anything Away Back Danger Double Flinching Half Meet Never Ought Promptly Reduce Run Threatened Try Turn Will Without]
In days when the public safety is imminently threatened, and the fate of a nation may hang upon a single act, we owe frank speech, above all other men, to him who is highest in authority. I shall speak to you as man to man. Robert Dale Owen
[ Above Act Authority Days Fate Frank Hang Highest Him Man May Men Nation Other Owe Public Safety Shall Single Speak Speech Threatened Upon]
The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Barbra Streisand, Bruce Springsteen, these are just some of the people who threatened to sue if we used their songs. Colin Mochrie
[ Barbra Beatles Bruce Just Rolling Some Songs Springsteen Stones Streisand Sue Their These Threatened Used]
Yet, despite our many advances, our environment is still threatened by a range of problems, including global climate change, energy dependence on unsustainable fossil fuels, and loss of biodiversity. Dan Lipinski
[ Advances Biodiversity Change Climate Dependence Despite Energy Environment Fossil Fuels Global Including Loss Many Our Problems Range Still Threatened Unsustainable Yet]
I think it is wrong that we went against The U.N. and that we have alienated our allies and invaded a country that hasn't threatened us, that it is a pre-emptive strike. Rosanne Cash
[ Against Alienated Allies Country Hasn Invaded Our Pre-Emptive Strike Think Threatened Us Went Wrong]
If, as is natural, you focus on the corruption and on those threatened institutions that are trying to prevent change - even though they don't really know what they're trying to prevent - then you can get pessimistic. Paul Hawken
[ Change Corruption Even Focus Get Institutions Know Natural Pessimistic Prevent Really Then Those Though Threatened Trying]
Men love it. They have a sense of humor, whereas a lot of women are threatened or just don't get it. Lara Flynn Boyle
[ Get Humor Just Lot Love Men Sense Threatened Whereas Women]
If a jerk burns the flag, America is not threatened, democracy is not under siege, freedom is not at risk. Gary Ackerman
[ America Burns Democracy Flag Freedom Jerk Risk Siege Threatened Under]
Tim on the show does a lot of that posturing, of course, and feels sort of threatened by women. But even at that, you do see him cooking, and ultimately he's a good father because he spends a lot of time with the boys. Patricia Richardson
[ Because Boys Cooking Course Does Even Father Feels Good Him Lot See Show Sort Spends Threatened Tim Time Ultimately Women]
Oh, justice is what you're threatened with. Thomas Cromwell
[ Justice Oh Threatened]
First of all it has never been the case that I have threatened people with expulsion or that I've threatened to throw people out of the Parliamentary Labour Party. Ron Davies
[ Been Case Expulsion First Labour Never Out Parliamentary Party Threatened Throw]
When the public's right to know is threatened, and when the rights of free speech and free press are at risk, all of the other liberties we hold dear are endangered. Christopher Dodd
[ Dear Endangered Free Hold Know Liberties Other Press Public Right Rights Risk Speech Threatened]
Young people are threatened... by the evil use of advertising techniques that stimulate the natural inclination to avoid hard work by promising the immediate satisfaction of every desire. Pope John Paul II
[ Advertising Avoid Desire Every Evil Hard Immediate Inclination Natural Promising Satisfaction Stimulate Techniques Threatened Use Work Young]
Often, city fathers blamed prostitutes for the disease, and some threatened to brand their cheeks with hot iron if they did not desist from their vices. Peter Lewis Allen
[ Blamed Brand Cheeks City Desist Did Disease Fathers Hot Iron Often Some Their Threatened Vices]
When you are a strong woman, you will attract trouble. When a man feels threatened, there is always trouble. Barbara Taylor Bradford
[ Always Attract Feels Man Strong Threatened Trouble Will Woman]
People who play conventional music are threatened by electronica and don't consider it to be as valuable as what they do. Bill Laswell
[ Consider Conventional Electronica Music Play Threatened Valuable]
He's a good tough producer, yes. But I don't think that he's unreasonable unless he feels threatened. And when somebody's in your home, I think everybody in the home gets threatened. Liza Minnelli
[ Everybody Feels Gets Good Home Producer Somebody Think Threatened Tough Unless Unreasonable Yes Your]
I have been threatened occasionally. But that happens to everybody who is writing this kind of things. Threats will come without fail. It might happen to the most 'innocent' texts. If it gets too much we call the police. Steig Larsson
[ Been Call Come Everybody Fail Gets Happen Happens Innocent Kind Might Most Much Occasionally Police Texts Things Threatened Threats Too Will Without Writing]
We did some jumping at the start of the show. We went out without telling anyone - and the studio liked to kill us. They were threatened with cancellation of their production insurance. Ken Curtis
[ Anyone Did Insurance Jumping Kill Liked Out Production Show Some Start Studio Telling Their Threatened Us Went Were Without]
They will sustain the constitution and laws and institutions of the United States, and be the champions of liberty and of that constitution when its integrity shall be threatened. Lorenzo Snow
[ Champions Constitution Institutions Integrity Laws Liberty Shall States Sustain Threatened United Will]
But if our hopes are betrayed, if we are forced to resist the invasion of our soil, and to defend our threatened homes, this duty, however hard it may be, will find us armed and resolved upon the greatest sacrifices. King Albert II
[ Armed Betrayed Defend Duty Find Forced Greatest Hard Homes Hopes However Invasion May Our Resist Resolved Sacrifices Soil Threatened Upon Us Will]
I was determined to get it right on the pitch. Then, if I had to leave at the end of the season, so be it. I never felt threatened or isolated by the arrangement. We worked together and it worked out. Bryan Robson
[ Arrangement Determined End Felt Get Had Isolated Leave Never Out Pitch Right Season Then Threatened Together Worked]
Our fish, our recreation, our irrigation and all our uses of the Missouri River are threatened if the drought continues and the Corps of Engineers decisions aren't changed. Mike Rounds
[ Changed Continues Corps Decisions Drought Engineers Fish Irrigation Missouri Our Recreation River Threatened Uses]
The fact is that as soon as they reach Baghdad gates, we will besiege them and slaughter them. Until now they have refused to do battle with us. They are just going places. One can describe them as a boa: when it feels threatened, it runs to somewhere else. Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
[ Baghdad Battle Boa Describe Else Fact Feels Gates Going Just Now Places Reach Refused Runs Slaughter Somewhere Soon Them Threatened Until Us Will]
In fact, because of this deep desire for peace, the ruling class leaders of this land, from 1945 on, stepped up the hysteria and propaganda to drive into American minds the false notion that danger threatened them from the East. Paul Robeson
[ American Because Class Danger Deep Desire Drive East Fact False Hysteria Into Land Leaders Minds Notion Peace Propaganda Ruling Stepped Them Threatened Up]
I can tell when men are threatened by my height. Allison Janney
[ Height Men Tell Threatened]
As for the future, we are equally determined to explore all possibilities of getting rid, once and for all, of the huge Arab minority which originally threatened us. Moshe Sharett
[ Arab Determined Equally Explore Future Getting Huge Minority Once Originally Possibilities Rid Threatened Us Which]
Without bureaus, committees, officials or emissaries to manufacture sentiment in his favor, without intrigue or effort on his part, Grant is the candidate whose supporters have never threatened to bolt. Roscoe Conkling
[ Bolt Bureaus Candidate Committees Effort Favor Grant His Intrigue Manufacture Never Officials Part Sentiment Supporters Threatened Whose Without]
If anyone has it rough at Guantanamo, it is the guards. They are constantly harassed and threatened by some of these terrorists. Prisoners tell guards, we know where your families are. We know where your wife is, your children, and we are going to kill them. Robin Hayes
[ Anyone Children Constantly Families Going Guantanamo Guards Harassed Kill Know Prisoners Rough Some Tell Terrorists Them These Threatened Where Wife Your]
How that works is our first season was the year we had a threatened writers' strike, so what we did was that instead of doing 22 episodes, we did 30. We put 10 in the bank. Christopher Meloni
[ Bank Did Doing Episodes First Had How Instead Our Put Season Strike Threatened Works Writers Year]
I think people have to set up little battles. They have to demonize people whom they disagree with or feel threatened by. But it's the ideological framing of the debate that scares me. Barbara Kruger
[ Battles Debate Demonize Disagree Feel Framing Ideological Little Scares Set Think Threatened Up Whom]
A threatened nation can react to uncertain dangers solely through administrative channels, to the truly embarrassing situation of perhaps overreacting. Jurgen Habermas
[ Administrative Channels Dangers Embarrassing Nation Perhaps React Situation Solely Threatened Through Truly Uncertain]
Men tend to feel threatened; women tend to feel guilty. Edwin Louis Cole
[ Feel Guilty Men Tend Threatened Women]
Praise the Lord, O England's Jerusalem: and Netherland's Zion, praise ye the Lord! He hath secured your gates, and blessed your possessions with peace, even here, where the threatened torch of war was lighted. Peter Stuyvesant
[ Blessed England Even Gates Hath Here Jerusalem Lighted Lord Peace Possessions Praise Secured Threatened Torch War Where Ye Your]
Anyone who is secure about herself shouldn't be threatened by the ads I do. Calvin Klein
[ Ads Anyone Herself Secure Threatened]
On a day when Osama bin Laden again threatened the United States and our allies, it is disturbing to realize that John Kerry neither recognizes nor understands the murderous ideology of our enemies and the threat they pose to our nation. Marc Racicot
[ Again Allies Bin Day Disturbing Enemies Ideology John Kerry Laden Murderous Nation Neither Nor Osama Our Pose Realize Recognizes States Threat Threatened Understands United]
I don't think anyone who has followed the progress of the Islamofascist terrorists who have threatened us believe we are going to be safe if we try a fortress mentality, to step back and say no one is going to hit us, they don't care about the United States. They do. Kit Bond
[ Anyone Back Believe Care Followed Fortress Going Hit Mentality Progress Safe Say States Step Terrorists Think Threatened Try United Us]
There are so few women in general who aren't completely threatened and confused by other women's success. It's very disappointing. Sandra Bernhard
[ Completely Confused Disappointing Few General Other Success Threatened Very Women]
I have always paid income tax. I object only when it reaches a stage when I am threatened with having nothing left for my old age - which is due to start next Tuesday or Wednesday. Noel Coward
[ Age Always Am Due Having Income Left Next Nothing Object Old Only Paid Reaches Stage Start Tax Threatened Tuesday Wednesday Which]
In the past, people worked together only when some great disaster threatened. Walter Ulbricht
[ Disaster Great Only Past Some Threatened Together Worked]
We are not in Afghanistan for the sake of the education policy in a broken 13th-century country. We are there so the people of Britain and our global interests are not threatened. Liam Fox
[ Afghanistan Britain Broken Country Education Global Interests Our Policy Sake Threatened]
I'm always in favor of Israel responding strongly when it's threatened. At the same time, a response to a response doesn't really solve anything. It just creates a perpetual-motion machine. Steven Spielberg
[ Always Anything Creates Favor Israel Just Machine Really Responding Response Same Solve Strongly Threatened Time]
Americans have always had an ambivalent attitude toward intelligence. When they feel threatened, they want a lot of it, and when they don't, they regard the whole thing as somewhat immoral. Vernon A. Walters
[ Always Ambivalent Americans Attitude Feel Had Immoral Intelligence Lot Regard Somewhat Thing Threatened Toward Want Whole]
Once again, stock markets have been threatened with extinction for almost 75 years, and I have found that stock markets are harder to kill than roaches. Arthur Levitt
[ Again Almost Been Extinction Found Harder Kill Markets Once Stock Than Threatened Years]
Thus, the forces and value systems that are most threatened by this shift are becoming the most coherent and are rising to the top as minority or plurality powers. But they do not represent either the shift, the change, or the future. Paul Hawken
[ Becoming Change Coherent Either Forces Future Minority Most Plurality Powers Represent Rising Shift Systems Threatened Thus Top Value]
However, while the Nazi barbarians and their collaborators threatened the entire world, I could not accept his philosophy and, after several earlier attempts, was finally accepted into the Canadian Infantry Corps during the last year of World War II. Walter Kohn
[ Accept Accepted After Attempts Barbarians Canadian Collaborators Corps Could During Earlier Entire Finally His However Ii Infantry Into Last Philosophy Several Their Threatened War While World Year]
It goes without saying that when survival is threatened, struggles erupt between peoples, and unfortunate wars between nations result. Hideki Tojo
[ Between Erupt Goes Nations Peoples Result Saying Struggles Survival Threatened Unfortunate Wars Without]
People are only mean when they're threatened, and that's what our culture does. That's what our economy does. Mitch Albom
[ Culture Does Economy Mean Only Our Threatened]
In just three years, Iraq has achieved immense progress. It has had three successful elections in which 80% of their citizens voted, even while being threatened with death. John Linder
[ Achieved Being Citizens Death Elections Even Had Immense Iraq Just Progress Successful Their Threatened Three Voted Which While Years]