Quotes by threats

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  • John Holt
    John Holt
    American author and educator 1923-1985
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    No use to shout at them to pay attention. If the situations, the materials, the problems before the child do not interest him, his attention will slip off to what does interest him, and no amount of exhortation of threats will bring it back.
  • Bernadette Devlin
    Bernadette Devlin
    Irish civil rights activist 1947-
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    Among the best traitors Ireland has ever had, Mother Church ranks at the very top, a massive obstacle in the path to equality and freedom. She has been a force for conservatism... to ward off threats to her own security and influence.
  • Machiavelli
    Machiavelli
    Florentijns staatsphilosopher 1469-1527
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    I consider it a mark of great prudence in a man to abstain from threats or any contemptuous expressions, for neither of these weaken the enemy, but threats make him more cautious, and the other excites his hatred, and a desire to revenge himself.
  • Bernie Siegel
    Bernie Siegel
    American writer 1932-
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    Our Creator has given us five senses to help us survive threats from the external world, and a sixth sense, our healing system, to help us survive internal threats.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    Those that are the loudest in their threats are the weakest in their actions.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a false accusation when brought against a man of the purest and holiest character, boils over and is at once dissipated, and vanishes and threats of heaven and sea, himself standing unmoved.
  • Bob Ainsworth
    Bob Ainsworth
    British Labour Party politician 1952-
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    As the Chief of the Defence Staff says, you don't defend on the goal line. Defending the interests of the U.K. means tackling threats early and at source, and that means intervening overseas.
  • Alice S. Rossi
    Alice S. Rossi
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    Demands for equality for women are threats to men's self-esteem and sense of sexual turf.
  • Betty Shabazz
    Betty Shabazz
    American educator and civil rights advocate 1934-1997
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    Have I gotten any threats? All I get is threats. I get at least six or seven a day.
  • Bill Frist
    Bill Frist
    American physician, businessman and politician 1952-
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    Just two weeks ago, millions of Iraqis defied the threats of terrorists and went to the polls to determine their own future. I congratulate the Iraqi people for the courage they've shown in making these elections so successful.
  • Ben Goldacre
    Ben Goldacre
    British physician, academic 1974-
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    More academics should blog, post videos, post audio, post lectures, offer articles and more. You'll enjoy it: I've had threats and blackmail, abuse, smears and formal complaints with forged documentation.
  • Bill Frist
    Bill Frist
    American physician, businessman and politician 1952-
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    Our top focus - protecting our Nation - must go beyond homeland preparedness; America will only be secure if we deal with threats before they happen, not just after they happen.
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    Pointed threats, they bluff with scorn
    Suicide remarks are torn
    From the fool's gold mouthpiece the hollow horn
    Plays wasted words, proves to warn
    That he not busy being born is busy dying.
    Source: Bringing It All Back Home (1965)
  • Barbara Olson
    Barbara Olson
    American lawyer 1955-2001
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    Since the end of the Cold War, Soviet aggression had been replaced by a number of particularly venomous threats, from Timothy McVeigh to Osama bin Laden.
    Source: The Final Days: The Last, Desperate Abuses of Power by the Clinton White House
  • Anna Lindh
    Anna Lindh
    Swedish Social Democratic politician 1957-2003
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    Still, corruption and oppression are far too common threats to the democratic society.
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