Top 1480 Security Quotes of 2020

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“The great armies, accumulated to provide security and preserve the peace, carried the nations to war by their own weight.”

― A. J. P. Taylor

“If you want to go to the mall, you have to take security. But it’s always cool. The kids are amazing.”

― Aaliyah

“I have no problem with the security… It’s something that must be done for the times in which we live. Safety first.”

― Aaron Brown

“I mean, I’ve never really had much security, to be honest.”

― Aaron Paul

“The security and the future of Jordan is hand-in-hand with the future of the Palestinians and the Israelis.”

― Abdullah II of Jordan

“Social Security, all public and no option, rescued older Americans from living their final years in poverty.”

― Adam Cohen

“Resentment seems to have been given us by nature for a defense, and for a defense only! It is the safeguard of justice and the security of innocence.”

― Adam Smith

“It’s strange that the newspapers don’t see a connection between their false revelations about my private life and my need for seclusion and security.”

― Agnetha Faltskog

“I have to say that elections, even in the most peaceful region, always make the hardest time for regional state institutions, including security structures.”

― Akhmad Kadyrov

“National security laws must protect national security. But they must also protect the public trust and preserve the ability of an informed electorate to hold its government to account.”

― Al Franken

“Condoleezza Rice, the national security adviser, is right there… she’s in town because her father was at Johnson Smith College… and she was delivering a speech there.”

― Al Michaels

“We are living in a world where everything is based on security.”

― Alain Robert

“In the Pentagon Papers case, the government asserted in the Supreme Court that the publication of the material was a threat to national security. It turned out it was not a threat to U.S. security. But even if it had been, that doesn’t mean that it couldn’t be published.”

― Alan Dershowitz

“I’m willing to fight for Social Security, Medicare, student loans, U.S. jobs, equal pay, progressive taxation and full employment.”

― Alan Grayson

“Michael Chertoff and the Department of Homeland Security, they have the primary responsibility of ensuring that our ports are secure.”

― Alberto Gonzales

“Something that is appealing to me about old Hollywood is job security.”

― Alden Ehrenreich

“And I think to be in NATO for the countries of our region, it means more guarantees for us, it means more responsibility for our common security, but it means fulfillment of all standards of civilized world, like protection of human rights and democratic mechanisms.”

― Aleksander Kwasniewski

“I think there has to be greater heed paid by the Security Council members to military advice.”

― Alex Morrison

“We can no longer stand for the Security Council passing resolutions and then in effect heaving alongside and taking a vacation. We cannot leave it to the secretary general to go cap in hand.”

― Alex Morrison

“Only a small rich fringe hates Social Security for disincentivizing 80-year-olds from seeking full-time employment.”

― Alex Pareene

“I have spent my career building and improving secure, trustworthy systems, and I am very proud to be working on security at Yahoo.”

― Alex Stamos

“For most companies, they don’t want to ever talk about security unless it’s an absolute emergency and they’ve had a breach. And I think that’s a mistake.”

― Alex Stamos

“Security people aren’t brilliant; we aren’t smarter than everyone else.”

― Alex Stamos

“There are major funding gaps for security research generally, particularly when it comes to defensive security practices and tools that will contribute to the protection and defense of the Internet.”

― Alex Stamos

“Internet advertising security and the fight against malware is a top priority for Yahoo.”

― Alex Stamos

“There’s a big focus in the security industry on incredibly sophisticated attacks and on very sophisticated threat actors.”

― Alex Stamos

“More retirees, longer life expectancy, larger benefits, and fewer workers – these trends have meant substantial increases in the payroll tax. Since the social security program began, the payroll tax has increased more than 500 percent.”

― Alex Tabarrok

“By 1967, J. Edgar Hoover had concluded that the Black Panther Party had replaced the Communist Party as the gravest threat to national security.”

― Alexander Cockburn

“We did a ‘Vanity Fair’ spread for ‘The Hunger Games,’ and we were on set, and I saw a little head pop up from the tree. There were three teenage girls who snuck past security and made it into the forest.”

― Alexander Ludwig

“Our talks in Paris tackled economic, democratic, security and political issues; we talked on means for combating terrorism, in addition to latest regional and international developments of mutual interest, especially those in region.”

― Ali Abdullah Saleh

“Turkey will not let Turkish territory or airspace be used in any activity that could harm the security or safety of Syria.”

― Ali Babacan

“Climate change is a security threat that Africans have had to deal with all of our lives.”

― Ali Bongo Ondimba

“We must be practical. Talking about trade and other nice things are more soothing to the ear than security. But it won’t be until we have sufficient security against internal, regional, and continental threats that we can be sure of real development.”

― Ali Bongo Ondimba

“After securing security, we can be confident that our achievements will be safeguarded and also have the capacity to construct infrastructure such as regional railways, airports, and highways that will facilitate trade and help us to integrate faster.”

― Ali Bongo Ondimba

“Ever since I was defense minister, I have participated in global meetings on the issue of climate and security.”

― Ali Bongo Ondimba

“If you have security, you can rebel; if you don’t, you hold on to any scraps of it that you have.”

― Allegra Huston

“NARA must provide security at our facilities to protect our public patrons, our staff, and our holdings.”

― Allen Weinstein

“Iran’s continued pursuit of nuclear weapons, support for international terrorist organizations, and abhorrent human rights practices pose one of the greatest threats to global security.”

― Allyson Schwartz

“For security you need more soldiers, you need more policemen, you need more vehicles, you need more planes, you need more guns, you need more communications.”

― Alvaro Uribe

“When I get the morning report on security, I call those battalions in the regions where there are problems.”

― Alvaro Uribe

“Labour are a danger to our security and our economy and are wholly incapable of negotiating the best Brexit deal for Britain.”

― Amber Rudd

“The main cause of food security in Africa is war and conflict.”

― Amber Rudd

“The important thing is that government gives the security services the tools that are necessary to keep us safe.”

― Amber Rudd

“Our security and prosperity are inextricably linked.”

― Amber Rudd

“The reality is that we are hated not because of our democracy, freedoms, and generous social security system; rather, we are hated because of our involvement in foreign conflicts and quarrels that were never our concern.”

― Amir Butler

“National elections have to be fought on who can ensure better national security, who can give us a sound economic system… ensure financial discipline… And this work can only be done by Narendra Modi.”

― Amit Shah

“Since when has delivering a fitting reply to a terror attack become politicisation of security?”

― Amit Shah

“Bangladeshi illegal immigrants are a threat to the security of this nation.”

― Amit Shah

“India is the land of Shivaji Maharaj, and its security is responsibility of us all.”

― Amit Shah

“Election security is national security, and we have to start acting like it.”

― Amy Klobuchar

“Preventing Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon is one of the most important objectives of our national security policy, and I strongly advocated for and supported the economic sanctions that brought Iran to the negotiating table.”

― Amy Klobuchar

“Indeed, in strengthening our security, boosting our economy, and protecting our environment, Canada is our friend, neighbor, partner, and ally.”

― Amy Klobuchar

“I think it’s safe to say that mass shootings pose a gigantic threat to national security.”

― Ana Kasparian

“The Jones Act is an important tool to maintain Northeast Florida’s domestic ship repair industry, which is so vital to our Navy and national security.”

― Ander Crenshaw

“There are over 100 entities in the federal government that have something to do with homeland security.”

― Andrew Card

“There is no world of absolute, complete privacy or a world of complete national security.”

― Andrew McCabe

“All of Britain’s aid is spent in Britain’s national interests, and some of it contributes to Britain’s national security as well.”

― Andrew Mitchell

“We can never afford to be complacent; there is no such thing as security when it comes to human rights.”

― Andrew Solomon

“While the form of treachery varies slightly from case to case, liberals always manage to take the position that most undermines American security.”

― Ann Coulter

“If only we could get Muslims to boycott all airlines, we could dispense with airport security altogether.”

― Ann Coulter

“After 9/11, new security measures not only added longer lines and earlier check-ins, but took away our privilege of carrying knitting needles or our favorite moisturizer on board with us. Although we want to be safe when we fly, in some ways it all just adds to the misery of our experience.”

― Ann Hood

“We need the UN, to deal with the threats to our common security from nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, not only in the case of Iraq. They must be tackled by the international community together, by strengthening conventions, treaties and agreements.”

― Anna Lindh

“One of the gaps in our international development efforts is the provision of global public goods – that is, goods or conditions we need that no individual or country can secure on their own, such as halting global warming, financial stability and peace and security.”

― Anna Lindh

“Poverty must be reduced not only for reasons of moral and justice, but also of security.”

― Anna Lindh

“We need a reform of the Security Council. It must be perceived as truly representative by all the 191 member states, to uphold the credibility and legitimacy of the UN as the main political arena.”

― Anna Lindh

“We need new partnerships for peace and security.”

― Anna Lindh

“Security is an attempt to try to make the universe static so that we feel safe.”

― Anne Wilson Schaef

“Australian seafarers make an important contribution to national security in a country with thousands of kilometres of uninhabited coastline.”

― Anthony Albanese

“Peace and security of our planet must be based on the collective action of all nations, not a few, however powerful they may be.”

― Anthony Carmona

“One of the problems with the Security Council is that there are vetoes, and they do not allow us to do what might be justified from the point of view of sanctions.”

― Antonio Guterres

“I just got into Mike Tyson. My security people kept saying, ‘Haven’t you seen him yet?’ Well, I finally did, and he’s got a real knockout punch.”

― Aretha Franklin

“The greatest threat to the security of the people of North Korea comes from the government of North Korea.”

― Ari Fleischer

“I favor the abolition of all Social Security, Medicare and estate taxes. In their place, we should create a simple income tax system that has no deductions or credits at all.”

― Ari Fleischer

“Large majorities of voters support taxing millionaires and protecting social security.”

― Ari Melber

“For me, peace should provide security to the Jewish people.”

― Ariel Sharon

“But there’s one thing we are not going to compromise at all: when it comes to security of Israeli citizens and the State of Israel, there are not going to be any compromises – not now and not in the future.”

― Ariel Sharon

“Legitimate steps of self-defence which Israel takes in its war against Palestinian terror – actions which any sovereign state is obligated to undertake to ensure the security of its citizens – are presented by those who hate Israel as aggressive, Nazi-like steps.”

― Ariel Sharon

“I don’t think I have accomplished what I still have to accomplish. There is one thing that I would like to do, and that’s to bring security and peace to the Jewish people.”

― Ariel Sharon

“Israel’s security policy is determined by our needs. I strongly reject all the unfounded publicity suggesting that Israel is prevented from taking action because of international pressure.”

― Ariel Sharon

“I’ve been under security protection since 1978.”

― Ariel Sharon

“Effective security measures do not come cheap.”

― Arlen Specter

“But one way or another, judges perform a very vital function in our society. They have a risky job and they are entitled to security.”

― Arlen Specter

“The liberation of Iraq was part of a broader effort to seriously confront the greatest threat to world security: rogue states capable of obtaining long range weapons of mass destruction.”

― Armstrong Williams

“Edward Snowden may not be a Chinese mole, but he might as well be. He’s just handed Beijing a major score, while the NSA struggles to pick up the pieces – and the rest of us pay the price in terms of future national security.”

― Arthur L. Herman

“But as you said, there are going to be those that have no record and cannot be detected in that capacity so that is why you have to have other layers of security.”

― Asa Hutchinson

“Attempts are being made to turn Pakistan into a security state. If they succeed they should better rename it ‘ISIstan.’”

― Asma Jahangir

“India has never played politics with national security.”

― Atal Bihari Vajpayee

“India has a legitimate right to becoming a permanent member of the U.N. Security Council.”

― Atal Bihari Vajpayee

“Safety and security in East Delhi is a very big concern, and this is an across-class concern. It isn’t an issue that one segment faces and another does not… But because Delhi Police comes under the central government, there are virtually no steps being taken.”

― Atishi

“It is often in the name of cultural integrity as well as social stability and national security that democratic reforms based on human rights are resisted by authoritarian governments.”

― Aung San Suu Kyi

“Human beings the world over need freedom and security that they may be able to realize their full potential.”

― Aung San Suu Kyi

“All military regimes use security as the reason why they should remain in power. It’s nothing original.”

― Aung San Suu Kyi

“If our financial industry regarded security the way the health-care sector does, I would stuff my cash in a mattress under my bed.”

― Avi Rubin

“I have had to pay a price for leaving Islam and for speaking out. I have to pay for round-the-clock security because of the death threats against me.”

― Ayaan Hirsi Ali

“If elected, I will work with federal leaders to rehouse the non-immigration enforcement functions of ICE – including human trafficking and money laundering investigations – elsewhere in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security while immediately eliminating funding for enforcement and removal functions.”

― Ayanna Pressley

“Where there is law, and where there is government, there is security.”

― Ayman Odeh

“An Arab who works and pays taxes is good for everyone. An Arab who doesn’t work and receives social security stipends is bad for everyone.”

― Ayman Odeh

“The Right everywhere in the world gains more by forming a security agenda while the Left gains from a social agenda.”

― Ayman Odeh

“But we must not, if we are loyal, disperse our energies in a partisan warfare that is waged without regard to its consequences to the well being, security, or honor of the country.”

― Bainbridge Colby

“Terrorism is a significant threat to peace and security, prosperity and people.”

― Ban Ki-moon

“Border strengthening is effective, but not if done in isolation. We also need to give priority to establishing public institutions that deliver a sustained level of security and justice for citizens. Border security can never come at the expense of migrants’ rights. Nor can it be used to legitimize inhumane treatment.”

― Ban Ki-moon

“Nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation are not utopian ideals. They are critical to global peace and security.”

― Ban Ki-moon

“I am disturbed by how states abuse laws on Internet access. I am concerned that surveillance programmes are becoming too aggressive. I understand that national security and criminal activity may justify some exceptional and narrowly-tailored use of surveillance. But that is all the more reason to safeguard human rights and fundamental freedoms.”

― Ban Ki-moon

“I have been, and will remain, outspoken in my insistence that Israel has a right to live in peace and security.”

― Ban Ki-moon

“We cannot continue to rely only on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives that we’ve set. We’ve got to have a civilian national security force that’s just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded.”

― Barack Obama

“We have now just enshrined, as soon as I sign this bill, the core principle that everybody should have some basic security when it comes to their healthcare.”

― Barack Obama

“I am the commander in chief of the United States armed forces, and Iraq is gonna have to ultimately provide for its own security.”

― Barack Obama

“We will keep the promise of Social Security by taking the responsible steps to strengthen it – not by turning it over to Wall Street.”

― Barack Obama

“I will continue to believe that Israel’s security is paramount.”

― Barack Obama

“I would love to see a march on Washington that says ‘Save our Social Security’.”

― Barbara Boxer

“I’m a professor of national security studies, and I know a lot more about fighting than Rumsfeld does.”

― Barry McCaffrey

“A national security letter cannot be used to authorize eavesdropping or to read the contents of e-mail. But it does permit investigators to trace revealing paths through the private affairs of a modern digital citizen.”

― Barton Gellman

“Pakistan has accepted some security training from the CIA, but U.S. export restrictions and Pakistani suspicions have prevented the two countries from sharing the most sophisticated technology for safeguarding nuclear components.”

― Barton Gellman

“Nothing is absolute in security.”

― Barton Gellman

“I learned the technology and tradecraft of electronic security in self defense, with a lot of expert help.”

― Barton Gellman

“A minimum precaution: keep your anti-malware protections up to date, and install security updates for all your software as soon as they arrive.”

― Barton Gellman

“The U.N. Security Council ordered Iraq in April 1991 to relinquish all capabilities to make biological, chemical and nuclear weapons as well as long-range missiles.”

― Barton Gellman

“Israel ranks her priorities in the following way: security, land, and water.”

― Bashar al-Assad

“The economist John Maynard Keynes said that in the long run, we are all dead. If he were around today he might say that, in the long run, we are all on Social Security and Medicare.”

― Ben Bernanke

“The Gilded Age robber barons – the Goulds, the Vanderbilts, the Morgans and Rockefellers – did quite well under laissez-faire. Most of the rest of Americans were still stuck in the ditch, with little to no economic security, life expectancy of roughly 45 years, and horrific infant mortality rates that claimed 300 babies per 1,000 in the cities.”

― Ben Fountain

“And in terms of entitlement reforms, we have to save them from themselves, because if we don’t reform social security and we don’t reform Medicare, they’re going to actually implode.”

― Ben Quayle

“Since taking office, President Obama has pursued a policy that focused more American resources and engagement in the Asia-Pacific, a region that will increasingly define opportunity and security in the 21st century.”

― Ben Rhodes

“When it comes to Israel’s security, our military and intelligence cooperation, that’s off limits. That’s protected. That’s sacrosanct.”

― Ben Rhodes

“Obama wants to raise the issue of immigration reform so that he can demonize Republicans as anti-Hispanic. That’s why Obama ignores the broad support for an immigration plan that would provide border security once and for all and then deal with the illegal immigrants who live here.”

― Ben Shapiro

“Obama’s respect for the Constitution does not apply to protections against unreasonable search and seizure, as Obama’s deeply intrusive National Security Agency programs prove.”

― Ben Shapiro

“Military hardliners called me a ‘security threat’ for promoting peace in South Asia and for supporting a broad-based government in Afghanistan.”

― Benazir Bhutto

“The Philippines-U.S. Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement takes our security cooperation to a higher level of engagement, reaffirms our country’s commitment to mutual defense and security, and promotes regional peace and stability.”

― Benigno Aquino III

“My obsession is to provide food and jobs to people in Tarlac. The province is primarily an agricultural province; food security tops the priority.”

― Benigno Aquino III

“The best security for civilization is the dwelling, and upon properly appointed and becoming dwellings depends, more than anything else, the improvement of mankind.”

― Benjamin Disraeli

“Distrust and caution are the parents of security.”

― Benjamin Franklin

“Both peoples, both nations, deserve a nation-state of their own. Palestinians, if they wish so, will go to the Palestinian state; Jews, if they so wish, can go to the Jewish state. And we’ll have to have security and demilitarization agreements between us.”

― Benjamin Netanyahu

“Such security is equal liberty. But it is not necessarily equality in the use of the earth.”

― Benjamin Tucker

“If the ‘enemy combatant’ cases of Padilla and Hamdi present a clash between liberty and security, each side champions one while giving short shrift to the other.”

― Benjamin Wittes

“National security is not just things that go boom. It is not just terrorists and foreign adversaries.”

― Benjamin Wittes

“Rather than squander the surplus on tax breaks for the rich, we should add a prescription drug benefit to the Medicare program, shore up Social Security, fortify our defense, provide a quality public education and offer economic assistance to rural areas.”

― Bennie Thompson

“Before Social Security existed, about half of America’s senior citizens lived in poverty.”

― Bernie Sanders

“Social Security is a promise that we cannot and must not break.”

― Bernie Sanders

“Social Security has nothing to do with the deficit.”

― Bernie Sanders

“Of course the Republicans have long wanted to privatize Social Security and destroy it. But Social Security has been the most important and valuable social program in the history of the United States.”

― Bernie Sanders

“Before Congress cuts funding for Head Start, Social Security, and financial aid for college, we have got to make sure that large, profitable corporations are paying their fair share of taxes.”

― Bernie Sanders

“Social Security, which transformed life for the elderly in this country, was ‘socialist.’ The concept of the ‘minimum wage’ was seen as a radical intrusion into the marketplace and was described as ‘socialist.’”

― Bernie Sanders

“I have to convince other Democrats and Republicans that it’s wise to invest in the U.S.-Mexico border, not just for security, but also for mobility and trade, and that’s why we should open up the border.”

― Beto O’Rourke

“Any private security is a joke in a country where you’re up against your own government.”

― Bidzina Ivanishvili

“I have a lot of security – I lost my mother to the Taliban because of a lack of security – and that explains partly why I can be so vocal.”

― Bilawal Bhutto Zardari

“Polygraphs are not allowed as evidence in most U.S. courts, but they’re routinely used in police investigations, and the Defense Department relies heavily on them for security screening.”

― Bill Dedman

“It’s hard to exaggerate the importance of preserving the financial integrity of Social Security.”

― Bill Delahunt

“The national debate on Social Security has been cheapened by demagoguery on all sides.”

― Bill Delahunt

“The Obama administration’s proposed nuclear deal with Iran endangers the security of our nation and our allies.”

― Bill Flores

“Voters should be assured that I absolutely do not support raising the retirement age for Social Security.”

― Bill Flores

“I’ve never said anything about privatizing Social Security.”

― Bill Flores

“If a country like Chile can fix its social security system, there is no reason a country as great as the United States… can’t fix our Social Security system.”

― Bill Flores

“Security guys break the Mac every single day. Every single day, they come out with a total exploit; your machine can be taken over totally.”

― Bill Gates

“I would do ‘Superbad,’ and the next offers you would get would all be crazy cop characters or crazy security guards or something.”

― Bill Hader

“America should meet its obligations in the form of Social Security, Medicare, our ability to pay our military, legally binding legislation that allows unemployment compensation, the judiciary, the federal court system, the federal prison system, all those kinds of things have to be paid for.”

― Bill Johnson

“People are afraid of things they don’t understand. They don’t know how to relate. It threatens their security, their existence, their career, image.”

― Bill Laswell

“I believe the Patriot Act strikes the right balance needed to protect our freedom and security.”

― Bill Owens

“Americans no longer look to government for economic security; rather, they look to their portfolios.”

― Bill Owens

“Our national security is at risk when we rely on foreign oil to keep our economy moving forward.”

― Bill Shuster

“We need to enact a strong standard that will stop a terrorist or illegal alien from getting a driver’s license because border security is a major concern in a post-September 11th world.”

― Bill Shuster

“Clothing & fashion are kind of my security blanket, almost.”

― Billie Eilish

“Seemingly, man has learned to live without God, preoccupied and indifferent toward Him and concerned only about material security and pleasure.”

― Billy Graham

“I ride my bike past the Danish Parliament, and it’s very accessible – there’s really no security!”

― Birgitte Hjort Sorensen

“It’s not easy to part with the trophies. However, I do need to have some long-term financial security for those close to me.”

― Bjorn Borg

“We like security: we like the pope to be infallible in matters of faith, and grave doctors to be so in moral questions so that we can feel reassured.”

― Blaise Pascal

“We need to be talking about things like the DREAM Act. We need to also be talking about e-verify. We also need to be talking about border security.”

― Blake Farenthold

“We can create the ultimate job security by becoming less dependent on the organization for which we work and more dependent on our own resources.”

― Bo Bennett

“Failure in Afghanistan would have profound consequences for our national security. It would undermine the NATO alliance structure that has been the bedrock of Britain’s defence for the last 60 years… I will not allow this to happen on my watch.”

― Bob Ainsworth

“The reasoning for our civil-military plan is that lasting success will be when the Afghan government, security forces and people can resist the insurgents and terrorists themselves.”

― Bob Ainsworth

“Every time Washington regulators pass down another heavy-handed rule or levy another hefty fine, Colorado loses potential jobs, revenue, and economic security.”

― Bob Beauprez

“The visa lottery system poses a national security threat. Under the program, each successful applicant is chosen at random and given the status of permanent resident based on pure luck.”

― Bob Goodlatte

“I have had national security background, 10 years on the Intelligence Committee, the last two years as chair.”

― Bob Graham

“There are some legitimate security issues, but I believe many of the objections the administration is making are not for security reasons, but to disguise mistakes that were made prior to Sept. 11.”

― Bob Graham

“It is outrageous to know that security procedures are apparently so lax at the Department of Veterans Affairs that a single bureaucrat had the ability to put the personal information of over 26 million Veterans at risk for sale to the highest criminal bidder.”

― Bob Ney

“Whether we knew many who died on September 11 or personally knew none, we all lost something on that day. Innocence. Security. A trust that our homeland would always be safe.”

― Bob Taft

“These funds will ensure that ports will be able to pay for adequate security measures to protect all Americans against terrorist attacks from our seaports.”

― Bobby Scott

“Each year over 2,500 commercial vessels enter the Port of Hampton Roads alone, so adequate funding for port security is a significant issue for those of us who live in Richmond and Hampton Roads.”

― Bobby Scott

“The first year of the Bush administration we used up all of the surplus and ended up just with the Social Security and Medicare surplus, and each year worse than the year before.”

― Bobby Scott

“I think we should worry about Social Security first and then tax cuts second.”

― Bobby Scott

“We, Russia, are prepared to work with others. I am convinced that stability and security in Europe cannot be considered without taking Russia into account.”

― Boris Yeltsin

“Security has to be, and has long been, our government’s top priority. It is imperative that we continue to diligently watch for potential threats by all appropriate means.”

― Brad Schneider

“Raising the age of Social Security retirement is not the answer. For so many jobs that are back-breaking jobs, physically burdensome jobs, we’re raising the age already to 67. These people are going to struggle to get to that point.”

― Brad Schneider

“I write about things that are important for us as Americans. I’m concerned about al-Qaeda sneaking across the border with the illegal immigrants that are using the coyotes to get across the border. And that’s not a Democrat or Republican issue, that’s a national security issue.”

― Brad Thor

“Never surrender opportunity for security.”

― Branch Rickey

“It seems that everywhere I go, people want the same things – security, education, family. It’s just that so many people have no avenues through which to obtain these things.”

― Brandon Stanton

“While I tend to side with economist Milton Freidman when it comes to free-market economics, there is a place for ‘Made in the U.S.A.’ where national security is concerned.”

― Brandon Webb

“The Iraqis need help establishing a government. We have to provide them with security.”

― Brent Scowcroft

“I oppose the president’s plan to privatize Social Security.”

― Brian Higgins

“After learning of a failed attempt to hack the state’s online voter registration and My Voter Page, my office contacted the Department of Homeland Security and opened an investigation.”

― Brian Kemp

“It’s important to be informed about issues like usability, reliability, security, privacy, and some of the inherent limitations of computers.”

― Brian Kernighan

“Security is job number one for Intel and our industry.”

― Brian Krzanich

“The U.S. must continue to carefully withdraw troops from Afghanistan at a pace based on assessment of the ground conditions so we do not leave our Afghan partners unable to guarantee long-term security or risk Afghanistan becoming a terrorist safe haven again.”

― Brian Schatz

“Nobody has any security in loving me.”

― Brigitte Bardot

“I would rather be a security guard than a rock star.”

― Bruce McCulloch

“The user’s going to pick dancing pigs over security every time.”

― Bruce Schneier

“A security cam is one small part of a much larger universe of cams. The much larger effect, socially, politically and economically, is going to come from a much larger trend.”

― Bruce Sterling

“To move forward, what’s required is a unified space agenda based on exploration, science, development, commerce, and security.”

― Buzz Aldrin

“Nuclear weapons continue to occupy a unique place in global security affairs. No other weapons, in my opinion, anyway, match their potential for prompt and long-term damage and their strategic impact.”

― C. Robert Kehler

“Real joy seems to me almost as unlike security or prosperity as it is unlike agony.”

― C. S. Lewis

“When I was young, no one got married. Now, all the young people, they want to get married, they want security. Now that my children’s friends are getting married, I go to more weddings than I ever did when I was young.”

― Carine Roitfeld

“The most intense conflicts, if overcome, leave behind a sense of security and calm that is not easily disturbed. It is just these intense conflicts and their conflagration which are needed to produce valuable and lasting results.”

― Carl Jung

“While it is clear that we need to make some adjustments to protect Social Security for the long term, it is disingenuous to say that the trust fund is facing a crisis.”

― Carl Levin

“I think Israel’s security measures are pretty strong.”

― Carlos Beruff

“It’s better to have security and not need it than need it and not have it.”

― Carlos Lopez-Cantera

“The fact that the Prophet cared for every human being and tried his best to ensure their security in the hereafter must be the most telling of his compassionate and merciful characteristics.”

― Cat Stevens

“Congressman Heck says Donald Trump is the candidate he trusts on national security and changing our economy. Well, I don’t know about you, but I don’t want Donald Trump anywhere near our nuclear launch codes.”

― Catherine Cortez-Masto

“While Social Security faces some long-term challenges, the system is not in crisis.”

― Chaka Fattah

“Without Social Security, poverty rates for African American seniors would more than double.”

― Chaka Fattah

“Currently, more than 4.7 million African Americans receive Social Security benefits, and nearly 8 million people with disabilities depend on Social Security for their daily sustenance.”

― Chaka Fattah

“It is without doubt that freedoms of the press and speech need to be protected, but there are undisputed limits to these freedoms, limits that often come into play when national security is threatened.”

― Charles B. Rangel

“Liberty and security are often in direct confrontation and must be balanced in a way that protects us without destroying what is worth protecting.”

― Charles B. Rangel

“The committee discloses that even after the U.S. government learned of the diversion of U.S. designs for nuclear warheads in late 1995, the Clinton Administration failed to take steps immediately to improve security.”

― Charles Bass

“Since 1998, the Administration has begun to upgrade counterintelligence and security at U.S. weapons labs.”

― Charles Bass

“Why did the Clinton Administration wait from 1995 to 1998 to tighten security and bolster counterintelligence at U.S. weapons labs?”

― Charles Bass

“Our engagement through international economics, trade, these trade agreements, is vital and is linked to our national security. This is a lesson we learned from the ’30s, it is a lesson we learned post-World War II, and it plays to our strengths.”

― Charles Boustany

“How can the United States preserve its financial and security leadership role when it conducts itself with such ineptitude and such disregard for the consequences for the world?”

― Charles Dallara

“I don’t want to have anything to do with the government. And yet if we don’t have any regulations, there goes civilization, there goes security, and there goes protecting you against what people are going to sell you.”

― Charles Grodin

“THIS Duty implies that we should affectionately interest ourselves in whatever concerns the Honour, the Fame and Security of our Sovereign and his Government.”

― Charles Inglis

“There are hard choices to be made in balancing the country’s security and an individual’s liberties. But it is a choice that has to be faced.”

― Charles Kennedy

“It is the government’s fundamental duty to ensure the security of every individual citizen.”

― Charles Kennedy

“Just as we Liberal Democrats opposed the flawed logic of that war in Iraq – we will oppose the flawed government claim that we have to surrender our fundamental rights in order to improve our security.”

― Charles Kennedy

“At the time of his death, John Kennedy had a national security establishment that was a writhing ball of snakes.”

― Charlie Pierce

“Secondly I would like to make continuous efforts of stabilising cross Strait relations, eventually reaching peace across the Taiwan strait and stability and security in the Asia Pacific region.”

― Chen Shui-bian

“Americans are rightly concerned about the security and the integrity of the nation’s borders because the system is broken. Some are concerned about the possibility of terrorists crossing our borders and coming into our cities.”

― Chris Cannon

“Congress has changed the Social Security system over time, and over 20 times in the past Congress has raised taxes on Social Security in payroll taxes into the system.”

― Chris Chocola

“We sometimes take our security for granted.”

― Chris Collins

“Unfortunately, the state of national security under the Trump administration is far from strong.”

― Chris Murphy

“As an actor you appreciate the security of a job. But I don’t ever want to get too comfortable.”

― Chris Noth

“We must have systems of checks and balances to make sure that those people who are making critical decisions for our country are held accountable, and nowhere is that more important than in the area of national security.”

― Chris Van Hollen

“I want to be really proactive in working with the progressive business community in Australia and also reaching out to rural and regional Australia in order to assist in the sustainability crisis and the food security crisis.”

― Christine Milne

“The promise of Social Security was reflected in President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s inter-generational compact that rewards hard work and provides retirement security.”

― Christine Pelosi

“Public Enemy is the security of the hip-hop party.”

― Chuck D

“Foreign policy will require a strategic agility that, whenever possible, gets ahead of problems, strengthens U.S. security and alliances, and promotes American interests and credibility.”

― Chuck Hagel

“Well, let’s go back to the original intent of Social Security. It is an insurance contract.”

― Chuck Hagel

“Between income taxes and employment taxes, capital gains taxes, estate taxes, corporate taxes, property taxes, Social Security taxes, we’re being taxed to death.”

― Chuck Norris

“From the Medicare prescription drug plan to the creation of the Department of Homeland Security and the passage of No Child Left Behind, President Bush presided over a major expansion of the reach of government.”

― Chuck Todd

“Security has no place in the life of an actress.”

― Claire Bloom

“The Missourians I hear from just don’t buy the idea that the only way to tackle the national debt is to drastically alter Medicare and Social Security.”

― Claire McCaskill

“Do I want Social Security to be there for my kids and my grandkids? Absolutely. Will I fight like a tiger to make sure that we protect Social Security? I absolutely will.”

― Claire McCaskill

“With new technologies promising endless conveniences also comes new vulnerabilities in terms of privacy and security. And nobody is immune.”

― Clara Shih

“I believe that we should allow younger workers to contribute toward a personal account that they own, as long as it is coupled with deficit reduction measures that enhance the long-term condition of Social Security.”

― Cliff Stearns

“Specifically, I am concerned about the long-term condition of Social Security. I am committed to ensuring that current beneficiaries and those nearing retirement face no reduction in benefits, while preserving this vital program for future generations.”

― Cliff Stearns

“I don’t play for job security.”

― Colin Kaepernick

“We are at war, and our security as a nation depends on winning that war.”

― Condoleezza Rice

“There’s no doubt that it’s still a dangerous place, Afghanistan. The fortunate thing is that the United States was helping to provide security for Chairman Karzai. And it shows that the United States is committed to that regime.”

― Condoleezza Rice

“It has been, after all, 11 years, more than a decade now, of defiance of U.N. resolutions by Saddam Hussein. Every obligation that he signed onto after the Gulf War, so that he would not be a threat to peace and security, he has ignored and flaunted.”

― Condoleezza Rice

“You go to war when there is a security threat, and Saddam Hussein was seen as a threat to our interests and our security.”

― Condoleezza Rice

“I’m focusing on me. I’m focusing on my family’s security, my family’s financial security, so that’s all I can do.”

― Conor McGregor

“Not only should we be giving Amtrak the money it needs to continue to provide services; we should be providing security money to upgrade their tracks and improve safety and security measures in the entire rail system.”

― Corrine Brown

“Any immigration-reform effort must begin first with border security and enforcement of the law.”

― Cory Gardner

“We must pursue immigration reform – it’s something we have to do, something that starts with border security.”

― Cory Gardner

“Despite the negativity coming from the President’s opponents, the United States remains fully committed to assisting the Iraqis in restoring security and rebuilding their nation.”

― Craig L. Thomas

“The largest single contributor to Iraq’s security is that effort of Iraqi people who continue to step forward to join the various Iraqi security forces.”

― Craig L. Thomas

“I try to get there three hours before the game, talk with the ushers and the security guards, the coaches and the fans.”

― Craig Sager

“A free and democratic Arab world aligns with America’s security interests.”

― Cynthia P. Schneider

“We are determined that expropriation without compensation should be implemented in a way that increases agricultural production, improves food security, and ensure that land is returned to those from who it was taken under colonialism and apartheid.”

― Cyril Ramaphosa

“I’ve learned very, very, very clearly that money does not equal happiness or security, either.”

― Damien Rice

“I’m fascinated by power, especially veiled power. Shadow power. The National Security Agency. The National Reconnaissance Office. Opus Dei. The idea that everything happens for reasons we’re not quite seeing.”

― Dan Brown

“The newness effect of a new thing wears off in nine months to a year, but financial security can last a lifetime.”

― Dan Buettner

“There are many avenues to peacefully protest, but those rights don’t extend to illegal actions, breaching security perimeters, and threatening police officers.”

― Dan Donovan

“People don’t want to talk about death, just like they don’t want to talk about computer security. Maybe I should have named my workstation Fear. People are so motivated by fear.”

― Dan Farmer

“Small businesses are the backbone of the American economy and employ almost half of the working population. Yet because of their size, they rarely have access to the same information security resources as large firms.”

― Dan Lipinski

“Increasing cyber-physical system complexity brings security challenges as well as privacy challenges.”

― Dan Lipinski

“The high prices also highlight the fact that the U.S. is too heavily dependent on fossil fuels that we import from unstable parts of the world. To protect our national security, we must become more energy secure.”

― Dan Lipinski

“I lull them into a false sense of security by watching me pitch… If overconfidence can cause the Roman Empire to fall, I ought to be able to get a ground ball.”

― Dan Quisenberry

“When the Transportation Security Administration adopted body scanners at airports, activists wrote the Fourth Amendment on their underwear in metallic paint readable by the new devices.”

― Dana Priest

“And let us be frank, the security threats that emanate from our ports come from foreign cargo.”

― Dana Rohrabacher

“A more effective international disease surveillance system is essential for global security both against a bioterrorist attack or a naturally occurring disease.”

― Daniel Akaka

“Yes, prudently invested contributions to the Social Security fund may bring greater dividends, but those contributions would also face a greater risk. It would be like gambling. We should not gamble with the investments and the future of the citizens of this land.”

― Daniel Inouye

“I won’t be satisfied until I’ve put the entire security industry out of work.”

― Daniel J. Bernstein

“From a security perspective, if you’re connected, you’re screwed.”

― Daniel J. Bernstein

“Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man’s life.”

― Daniel Webster

“But that’s not enough: To maintain energy security, one needs a supply system that provides a buffer against shocks. It needs large, flexible markets. And it’s important to acknowledge the fact that the entire energy supply chain needs to be protected.”

― Daniel Yergin

“The starting point for energy security today as it has always been is diversification of supplies and sources.”

― Daniel Yergin

“I can’t even go to the mall anymore. I have to bring 17 security guards… or it feels like it.”

― Danielle Bregoli

“What I’m in favor of is making sure we have security for our country and we can control access to our country.”

― Darryl Glenn

“Hillary Clinton is a threat to the rule of law and to our safety and security.”

― Darryl Glenn

“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

“While port security remains one of our single greatest vulnerabilities, it makes little sense to give operational control of our ports to a foreign nation without first doing proper investigations.”

― Dave Reichert

“Going forward, as we work to strengthen our border in the interests of homeland security, we must also recognize the economic importance of immigration reform.”

― Dave Reichert

“People want security in this insecure world.”

― David Bailey

“Judy, we think that since the 11th of September, 2001, we’ve faced a similar heightened threat level. And we’ve been enhancing both the exchange of intelligence and security information and the assessment of that information, because that’s the crucial element.”

― David Blunkett

“Over the last several years, I’ve passed defunding Planned Parenthood, the sonogram bill, voter ID. I passed the TSA anti-groping bill, sanctuary cities, loser pay, border security, and the toughest Jessica’s law in the entire nation against sexual predators.”

― David Dewhurst

“The government does not deny it routinely spies to advance American economic advantage, which is part of its broad definition of how it protects American national security.”

― David E. Sanger

“Because our government has been so incompetent at protecting its highly sophisticated cyberweapons, those weapons have been stolen out of the electronic vaults of the National Security Agency and the C.I.A. and shot right back at us.”

― David E. Sanger

“When Russia’s intelligence agencies obtained some of the National Security Agency’s secrets about its own cyberweapons, it appeared to do so by manipulating a virus protection program sold by Kaspersky, a Russian firm.”

― David E. Sanger

“The Homeland Security department doesn’t have tasking authority in the intelligence community. They can ask for stuff, but they can’t direct anything except inside their bureau.”

― David Hunt

“I probably was as bad as a security guard as I was as a tie salesman.”

― David Hyde Pierce

“Russia is emerging as an essential diplomatic and security partner for the U.S. in Syria, despite the Obama administration’s opposition to Moscow’s support for President Bashar al-Assad.”

― David Ignatius

“European Muslims need to feel ownership of security, rather than viewing the police as an occupying army.”

― David Ignatius

“The European Union needs to reinvent its security system. It needs to break the stovepipes that prevent sharing information, enforcing borders and protecting citizens.”

― David Ignatius

“Real security will come when it’s a moneymaker for private companies who want to satisfy public demand for an Internet that isn’t crawling with bugs.”

― David Ignatius

“Not too many years ago, both parties acknowledged that our entitlement commitments were a sword hanging over our heads. But when President George W. Bush tried to begin discussions on Social Security reform, Democrats ridiculed and demonized him and told seniors he was after their nest eggs.”

― David Limbaugh

“Al Qaeda has no place in Pakistan. It’s a threat to Pakistan. And there should be a convergence of interests between the Pakistani state and the West on security issues, but also on wider economic and social issues.”

― David Miliband

“We know there can be no justice in the Middle East without a Palestinian state. But there can be no security in the Middle East without a Palestinian state.”

― David Miliband

“Of course, we should all be aware of what we’re packing in our carry-on luggage – anything that might be considered dangerous could be confiscated at a security checkpoint.”

― David Neeleman

“But clearly, this is what this is about. It’s about pushing the security bubble out. It’s about rooting out every last guy, so that there’s not even somebody who can fire a single, solitary RPG round from some little qalat out here.”

― David Petraeus

“Over time, the desire of Iraqis to contribute to their own security has manifested itself in citizens volunteering for the police, the Army, and concerned local citizen programs.”

― David Petraeus

“We want order and security, and we want liberty. And we want not only liberty but equality as well.”

― David Souter

“I like the idea of separation of services. ISPs provide a pipe. Other vendors provide security. Other vendors provide email. When one party controls all the services, it’s a ‘synergy’ for the company, but rarely for the consumer.”

― David Ulevitch

“I want to protect and preserve social security and Medicare.”

― Dean Heller

“The administration’s reckless plan doesn’t do one thing to ensure the long term security of social security, rather it undermines our economy. We need a budget and a fiscal policy that reflects the values and interests of America and restores fiscal discipline.”

― Debbie Stabenow

“We want to develop innovative ways to promote savings so more Americans can save for their future, but first we need to reject privatization schemes and work together to strengthen Social Security.”

― Debbie Stabenow

“We cannot leave vulnerable young men open to the exploitation of extremists, both for our own security and their own wellbeing.”

― Deeyah Khan

“Political and economic insecurity inevitably translates into insecurity in people’s everyday lives, from lack of access to welfare to the increasing lack of security in the workplace.”

― Deeyah Khan

“There is one safeguard known generally to the wise, which is an advantage and security to all, but especially to democracies as against despots – suspicion.”

― Demosthenes

“Excessive dealings with tyrants are not good for the security of free states.”

― Demosthenes

“The borders of Israel and an independent Palestine should be based on the 1967 lines with mutually agreed swaps. Each state needs secure and recognized borders, and there must be robust provisions that safeguard Israel’s security.”

― Denis McDonough

“Nothing would do more to improve Israel’s security or its relations with its neighbors than to bring about a sovereign and contiguous Palestinian state alongside a secure, democratic, Jewish Israel.”

― Denis McDonough

“From the day he first walked through the door of the Oval Office, President Obama’s top priority has been growing our economy, creating good jobs, and rebuilding middle class security.”

― Denis McDonough

“The bottom line is these techniques have hurt our image around the world, the damage they have done to our interests far outweighed whatever benefit they gave us and they are not essential to our national security.”

― Dennis C. Blair

“House Democrats have tried to increase port security funding on this House floor four times over the last 4 years, and House Republicans have defeated our efforts every single time.”

― Dennis Cardoza

“If the United States were to cut and run from Iraq, we would send a message of weakness that would embolden our terrorist enemies across the globe. A failed Iraq would destabilize the entire region and undermine U.S. national security for decades to come.”

― Dennis Cardoza

“Our constituents paid into Social Security, and they want it paid back to them when they retire. Cutting Social Security benefits that Americans have earned should always be a last resort.”

― Dennis Cardoza

“Dad worked as a security guard for United Airlines, and Mom was a housewife who cleaned houses to make ends meet.”

― Dennis Haysbert

“Security is something that serves Israeli interests and Palestinian interests. You have a common threat and you have a common enemy and it’s important to deal with that as partners.”

― Dennis Ross

“Social Security is a program that should be strengthened and preserved for future generations.”

― Diane Watson

“Social Security makes up a much larger share of total retirement income for unmarried women and minorities than it does for married couples, unmarried men and whites.”

― Diane Watson

“Republicans are manufacturing a Social Security crisis that does not exist in order to dismantle Social Security.”

― Diane Watson

“Among seniors, Social Security is the sole source of income for 26 percent of nonmarried women.”

― Diane Watson

“Social Security is a family insurance program, not an investment scheme.”

― Diane Watson

“Ports are the gaping hole in America’s homeland security.”

― Dianne Feinstein

“The Senator from Massachusetts has given us ample grounds to doubt the judgment and the attitude he brings to bear on vital issues of national security.”

― Dick Cheney

“In his years in Washington, Senator Kerry has been one vote of a hundred in the United States Senate – and fortunately on matters of national security he was very often in the minority.”

― Dick Cheney

“We ought to deal with Social Security in a separate conversation that is not part of deficit reduction.”

― Dick Durbin

“Social Security is the most important social program in America.”

― Dick Durbin

“Progressives should be willing to talk about ways to ensure the long-term viability of Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid, but those conversations should not be part of a plan to avert the fiscal cliff.”

― Dick Durbin

“We believe that there are aspects of border security that Democrats and Republicans can agree on.”

― Dick Durbin

“Every proposal I’m making, every idea I’m advancing has a single, central purpose: to revive a failing economy and give working Americans the help and security they need.”

― Dick Gephardt

“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

“I’ve made peace with insecurity… because there is no security of any kind.”

― Dick Van Dyke

“Instead of following through on their promise to concentrate on jobs, Republicans have attacked seniors, working families, women, and the most vulnerable among us. They have pursued an extreme agenda that would end Medicare as we know it and cut Social Security benefits in order to continue giving tax breaks to Big Oil and millionaires.”

― Dina Titus

“Besides commercial benefits to the oil companies, equity oil abroad also provides national energy security.”

― Dinsha Patel

“After the investigation of Operation Aurora, the cyberattack on Google from within China that was revealed in 2010, I realized a completely new type of security strategy and technology was needed.”

― Dmitri Alperovitch

“Since September 11th Congress has created the Department of Homeland Security, more than doubled the homeland security budget and implemented a bipartisan overhaul of our intelligence systems.”

― Doc Hastings

“Leaving Iraq without military assistance during its transition, and before it is stable enough to ensure its own citizens’ security, would pose a tremendous risk. We must complete our mission.”

― Doc Hastings

“Whatever long-term advantages are claimed for Brexit it is overwhelmingly clear that in the short to medium term it carries risks to our economy and security.”

― Dominic Grieve

“The country needs leadership driven by the dictates of national security, not the ebb and flow of political fortunes.”

― Dominic Grieve

“As one of the principal responsibilities of the government is to safeguard its citizens, it is entirely reasonable that it should look at what more might be done to improve security.”

― Dominic Grieve

“Control orders put people not convicted of any crime under virtual house arrest based on scant evidence. Billed as a security backstop, they proved unreliable.”

― Dominic Raab

“But wealth is a great means of refinement; and it is a security for gentleness, since it removes disturbing anxieties.”

― Donald G. Mitchell

“Make decisions about the President’s personal security. He can overrule you, but don’t ask him to be the one to counsel caution.”

― Donald Rumsfeld

“I’m gonna keep Social Security without change, except I’m going to get rid of the waste, fraud, and abuse; same thing with Medicare.”

― Donald Trump

“No one wants growth, constant expansion, physical swelling. Growth is not a human value; it’s a means to the ends of sufficiency and security. Once we have enough, no one wants more, unless it is sold to us as a cheap substitute for something else, something non-material.”

― Donella Meadows

“I could still walk the street. I don’t have to have no massive security.”

― Doug E. Fresh

“A safe, affordable and plentiful supply of food is a national security issue.”

― Doug Ose

“We can have enhanced devolution – greater powers in Scotland – but within the strength, security and stability of the United Kingdom, and I think that’s what most Scots want.”

― Douglas Alexander

“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

“There is no security on this earth; there is only opportunity.”

― Douglas MacArthur

“I think in the U.S., the border fence is no longer an immigration issue primarily; it’s a security issue.”

― Duncan Hunter

“We will bankrupt ourselves in the vain search for absolute security.”

― Dwight D. Eisenhower

“Everybody on this floor wants to send the same loud and clear message: that Congress is united in its opposition to terror and we are all deeply concerned about the future and security of our close friend and ally, Israel.”

― Earl Blumenauer

“Energy has become a national security issue and as technology continues to improve, there will be more debates like the one on Keystone.”

― Ed Royce

“They ought to be focused on saving healthcare. They ought to be focused on making sure we don’t privatize Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security. That’s where the Democrats ought to be.”

― Ed Schultz

“Contrary to many of the rumors and innuendo in circulation, I wholeheartedly believe that Obama views Israel’s security as absolute.”

― Edgar Bronfman, Sr.

“When public spending in the form of transfer payments makes various services and benefits free of charge, work is discouraged. Yet it is precisely Social Security that legislators fear to cut.”

― Edmund Phelps

“So I’ve gone in and out of the U.N., working on counter-terrorism, on U.N. reform, on peacekeeping, peace and security issues, many things through the years but always with a strong interest in humanitarian issues, and human rights issues as well.”

― Edward Luck

“Every prime minister … has the responsibility to provide security for his people.”

― Ehud Olmert

“Who thinks seriously that if we sit on another hilltop, on another hundred meters, that this is what will make the difference for the state of Israel’s basic security?”

― Ehud Olmert

“The United States provides Israel with crucial security and economic aid and invaluable political backing in the international arena.”

― Ehud Olmert

“It is only natural that for any statesman at the helm of any government the question of his country’s security should be a concern of the utmost importance.”

― Eisaku Sato

“401k savings accounts have become so important in the landscape of retirement planning that their security and expansion became a top priority in formulating and implementing the Pension Protection Act of 2006 that was enacted during my tenure as the U.S. Secretary of Labor.”

― Elaine Chao

“Most museums – with all their burdens to pay for exhibitions, administration, and security – really don’t have any money really to acquire art, with few exceptions.”

― Eli Broad

“Let’s set things straight… there are 300 million people living in countries within the Nile basin in horrific economic and security conditions. The $500 that they earn in Israel every month is an annual salary in their countries of origin.”

― Eli Yishai

“One cannot forsake the security of Israelis.”

― Eli Yishai

“Ahmed Tibi does not recognize the existence of the state of Israel, and letting him into the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee is a serious danger to its security.”

― Eli Yishai

“I’m looking for men who can give me security.”

― Elisabetta Canalis

“President Obama’s greatest failure is his failure regarding foreign policy and national security.”

― Elise Stefanik

“I learned early on what debt means, how vulnerable it makes people, what the security of owning a home means.”

― Elizabeth Warren

“Raising the minimum wage means we have workers paying more in to support the Social Security system.”

― Elizabeth Warren

“We should stop having a conversation about cutting Social Security a little bit or a lot.”

― Elizabeth Warren

“By never marrying, I ended up never divorcing, but I also failed to accumulate that brocade of civility and padlock of security – kids you do or don’t want, Tiffany silver you never use – that makes life complete.”

― Elizabeth Wurtzel

“Preemption is the right of any nation in order to preserve its National Security; however, preemptive war is a tactic, not a strategy. When used as a strategy preemption dilutes diplomacy, creates an atmosphere of distrust, and promotes regional instability.”

― Ellen Tauscher

“An overstretched military undermines homeland security and our ability to meet threats around the world.”

― Ellen Tauscher

“When you lose your Visa card, you get a new card with a new number, and any new charges with the old number are blocked. Why can’t we do the same with Social Security numbers?”

― Ellen Ullman

“No one in the government is seriously penalized when Social Security numbers are stolen and misused; only the number-holders suffer.”

― Ellen Ullman

“During the election campaign of 2000, it was generally thought that then-governor Bush didn’t know much about foreign policy or national security affairs, and that Colin Powell would lead on that front, while the president’s main concern would be domestic.”

― Elliott Abrams

“The conflict between secular Zionism and the settler movement did not appear overnight following Israel’s conquests in the 1967 war, for there was an argument that bridged the gap: security.”

― Elliott Abrams

“The U.S. has the power to block all anti-Israel moves in the Security Council, not just some of them, and to do so without agreeing to unfair, damaging compromises.”

― Elliott Abrams

“Israel’s flexibility is dependent on its sense of security.”

― Elliott Abrams

“Like all forms of collective security, multilateral sanctions require a unanimity rarely achieved in international politics.”

― Elliott Abrams

“The logic of collective security is flawless, provided it can be made to work under the conditions prevailing on the international scene… The odds, however, are strongly against such a possibility.”

― Elliott Abrams

“Pundits are used to analyzing the gap between what our ideals suggest and what our security interests require.”

― Elliott Abrams

“Among other things, the Real ID Act sets minimum security criteria that states would have to meet to have their driver’s licenses accepted as identification to board a commercial flight or enter federal facilities.”

― Elton Gallegly

“Social Security is a covenant that should not be broken.”

― Emanuel Cleaver

“The refugee crisis is a challenge for the whole of Europe, and Europe – it’s a very fair point to say it’s not just a security issue. It’s also an economic issue.”

― Emmanuel Macron

“There are many commitments I have made for reducing poverty. One is to reform social security. Social security reaches only 44 percent of Mexicans. One of my goals is to give social security to all the people.”

― Enrique Pena Nieto

“We have been using foreign affairs ministries to address security issues, but this practice is outdated. It’s time to assign the handling of regional security to national organizations and expert institutions.”

― Enrique Pena Nieto

“Without better economic opportunity, you can’t have better public security and vice versa.”

― Enrique Pena Nieto

“The minuses of celebrity include having to live with security and the knowledge that you may be stalked.”

― Enya

“I don’t have pets, I have two guard dogs; and I don’t do my own shopping; it’s a security thing.”

― Enya

“Due process and judicial process are not one and the same, particularly when it comes to national security.”

― Eric Holder

“There are a whole variety of reasons I want to be attorney general, a whole variety of things that I do as attorney general that go beyond national security.”

― Eric Holder

“A factory-installed security measure – one that phone owners would have to opt out of, rather than opting in – could automatically render purloined devices inoperable on any network, anywhere in the world. No resale value, no thefts.”

― Eric Schneiderman

“Why do we not have online voting? There’s a security system in place already – on our cellphones. We already use biometrics to log into our banking. We use it to log into our health records. Why can’t we have online safe and secure voting?”

― Eric Swalwell

“The worst sense of security is a false one. It’s hard for people to wrap their heads around the idea that those in charge – federal, state and local agencies – might be cheating the system. But, all too often, that is exactly what happens.”

― Erin Brockovich

“I was too old for a paper route, too young for Social Security and too tired for an affair.”

― Erma Bombeck

“As Ethiopia goes, so goes the whole Horn of Africa – a region where instability can have major security and humanitarian implications for the United States and Europe.”

― Eskinder Nega

“I want to give producers more financial security.”

― Estelle Morris

“Marriage to Fernando offered shelter and security, but the shackle was the price I’d pay.”

― Esther Williams

“China’s island-building in the South China Sea poses a threat to U.S. national security interests in the region.”

― Evan Bayh

“Security isn’t what I hunger for. I hunger for change. I hunger for connection.”

― Eve Ensler

“False thinking and false ideologies, dressed in the most pleasing forms, quietly – almost without our knowing it – seek to reduce our moral defenses and to captivate our minds. They entice with bright promises of security, cradle-to-grave guarantees of many kinds.”

― Ezra Taft Benson

“Attractive labels are usually attached to the most dangerous programs, often in the name of public welfare and personal security.”

― Ezra Taft Benson

“Efficient spending and saving will give the family more security, more opportunities, more education, and a higher standard of living.”

― Ezra Taft Benson

“If I’m ever concerned about something, I’ll have security deal with it.”

― Farrah Abraham

“Energy is a linchpin of economic prosperity, with energy security, reliability, and affordability key preconditions for sustainable growth.”

― Fatih Birol

“Internal security implies also an external dimension, a defence capacity.”

― Federica Mogherini

“There is, and there will be, an increasing demand for a principled global security provider, for a superpower that believes in multilateralism and cooperation.”

― Federica Mogherini

“There can be no security where there is fear.”

― Felix Frankfurter

“I love things that are harsh and things that are too loud. And I love lulling people into a false sense of security. That’s life.”

― FKA twigs

“On the national security front, Rick Santorum is superior to any candidate I know.”

― Foster Friess

“I want a society that provides decent jobs for those who can work and decent security for those can’t.”

― Frances O’Grady

“There is nothing more dangerous than security.”

― Francis Walsingham

“Being a blockhead is sometimes the best security against being cheated by a man of wit.”

― Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“My security is assured everywhere, and at any moment.”

― Francois Hollande

“You have to be very limited in who you give your social security number to.”

― Frank Abagnale

“One of the most important post-9/11 efforts made to counter terrorism and the spread of weapons of mass destruction is President Bush’s Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI).”

― Frank Gaffney

“Boone Pickens should be commended for his leadership on American energy security, and for bringing Ted Turner along on some sensible approaches to enhancing it.”

― Frank Gaffney

“To his lasting credit, President Reagan never wavered. He recognized the strategic importance of staying the course, both in terms of denying Moscow the military hegemony it sought in Western Europe and of restoring the will, cohesiveness, and security of the NATO alliance, so badly frayed during the turbulent 1970s.”

― Frank Gaffney

“With or without a Social Security fix, Americans don’t have enough assets to retire on. There has to be a much larger debate.”

― Frank Keating

“Public support will dwindle if the public thinks that free movement means undermining of social security systems… we need to get that right.”

― Frans Timmermans

“While, of course, you cannot discriminate between nationals of member states, access to the labour market does not mean automatic access to social security systems.”

― Frans Timmermans

“At the World Cup and even now at the Confederations Cup, our security provisions will ensure the greatest level of protection possible for all those participating – both inside and outside the stadiums.”

― Franz Beckenbauer

“I don’t hate technology, I don’t hate hackers, because that’s just what comes with it, without those hackers we wouldn’t solve the problems we need to solve, especially security.”

― Fred Durst

“One line I’d draw would be on raising the eligibility age for Social Security and Medicare. It sounds fair, since people are living longer. But it isn’t. Lower income workers are the ones who find it hardest to keep working after 65. And they’ll get penalized with lower benefits.”

― Gail Collins

“For years I’ve been hearing 20-somethings say they don’t expect Social Security to be around when they hit 65. Eventually, I came to realize that they really mean that they just don’t expect to be 65. Or 40. Neither did I, when I was 22.”

― Gail Collins

“I used to like John McCain, too, but I must admit that was because he was bucking his party to do things I agreed with. I would not have had that reaction if, say, Bernie Sanders decided to rebel out of principle and support privatizing Social Security.”

― Gail Collins

“Growth demands a temporary surrender of security.”

― Gail Sheehy

“Is it security you want? There is no security at the top of the world.”

― Garet Garrett

“I have some security that could protect me against provocations but of course there are more terrible actions that could not be stopped by any security.”

― Garry Kasparov

“It kind of scares me, the notion that we’re going to be injecting ourselves into other countries’ affairs when they’re not posing a threat to our security. I wouldn’t be telling Israel what to do.”

― Gary Johnson

“I believe in a strong national defense. But it’s my belief that neither Iraq nor Afghanistan poses a threat to national security, and we shouldn’t be involved in either area.”

― Gary Johnson

“It’s not 2038 that Social Security is bankrupt. It’s now.”

― Gary Johnson

“The retirement age needs to be raised. A portion of Social Security ought to be privatized, if not all. And there probably needs to be some means testing. It’s a Ponzi scheme that’s not sustainable.”

― Gary Johnson

“If national safety – the ability to respond to hurricanes, terrorist attacks, earthquakes – depends on the execution of explicit plans, on soldierly obedience, and on showy security drills, then a decentralized security scheme is useless.”

― Gary Wolf

“The 21st Century has begun as an era of uncertainty, with a heightened focus on security and public safety.”

― Gavin Newsom

“I’m very confident that the solutions that we are developing are going to be effective not only in application in Iraq, but also will be very helpful for potential homeland security situations as well.”

― Geoff Davis

“I lived at admiralty house from 2002 until 2006 on advice from special branch on security grounds as defence secretary. The alternative of providing comprehensive security at my personal property would have entailed significant extra costs to the taxpayer.”

― Geoff Hoon

“To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling too much on any particular occasion.”

― George Eliot

“It is not patriotic to commit young Americans to war unless our national security clearly requires it.”

― George McGovern

“One of the sharp parallels is that neither Vietnam nor Iraq was the slightest threat to America’s national security.”

― George McGovern

“For 50 years, the Republicans have been accusing the Democrats of being soft on national security.”

― George McGovern

“I have more love, success, and security than I could ever dream of.”

― George Michael

“Our long-term economic plan is all about creating jobs and the economic security that comes with that.”

― George Osborne

“Working people of this country want economic security. The worst possible thing you can do for those families is bust the public finances, have some welfare system this country can’t afford.”

― George Osborne

“There is no prospect that the United States will say to Israel, ‘You do such and such and we’ll not support you in your security.’”

― George P. Shultz

“American wars in Muslim countries created some extremists and inflamed many more while producing a security vacuum that allowed them to wreak mayhem.”

― George Packer

“A market that’s as open as possible is the precondition for a successful economy, and a successful economy is the precondition to being able to pay for social security.”

― Gerhard Schroder

“The house wife is an unpaid employee in her husband’s house in return for the security of being a permanent employee.”

― Germaine Greer

“Security is when everything is settled, when nothing can happen to you; security is the denial of life.”

― Germaine Greer

“There is no such thing as security. There never has been.”

― Germaine Greer

“You can’t get closer to the heart of national sovereignty than national security and intelligence services.”

― Gijs de Vries

“Police forces collect information to be used in a public court to get people convicted. Security services gather information that does not necessarily lead to people being prosecuted and in many cases needs to remain confidential.”

― Gijs de Vries

“We remain vulnerable. There is no such thing as 100 percent security against terrorism.”

― Gijs de Vries

“There is no real security except for whatever you build inside yourself.”

― Gilda Radner

“In an era of rapidly evolving security threats that are often asymmetrical and unpredictable in nature, nuclear weapons are an existential threat we can count on.”

― Gillian Turner

“Greenhouse gas pollution, through its contribution to global climate change, presents a significant threat to Americans’ health and to the environment upon which our economy and security depends.”

― Gina McCarthy

“People talk about Social Security. There is no parallel between Rhode Island’s pension and Social Security.”

― Gina Raimondo

“Social Security is a plan that actually was designed in a much different time, in a different era, and with a different set of American demographics in mind.”

― Ginny Brown-Waite

“I have the highest number of Social Security recipients of any Member of Congress, and it is always good to hear about how women in their districts are affected by any changes, by the need for changes in Social Security.”

― Ginny Brown-Waite

“Under the current pay-as-you-go Social Security system, not one person is actually guaranteed benefits.”

― Ginny Brown-Waite

“In fact, Social Security is the only source of income nationwide for 29 percent of unmarried elderly women.”

― Ginny Brown-Waite

“The thought of security bears within it an essential risk. A state which has security as its sole task and source of legitimacy is a fragile organism; it can always be provoked by terrorism to become more terroristic.”

― Giorgio Agamben

“I want ordinary people to enjoy a decent standard of living, with ever increasing security, comfort and joy.”

― Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

“In the area of national security, I urge the swift passage of an anti-terrorism law that will protect rather than subvert, enhance rather than weaken, the rights and liberties that terrorism precisely threatens with extinction.”

― Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

“Security doesn’t know who us YouTubers are, but they know who Justin Bieber is.”

― GloZell

“The United Nations, and the way we approach collective security, must be adapted to changing circumstances. The United Nations is our prime instrument for effective multilateral solutions and a rule-based international order.”

― Goran Persson

“There was a second problem that was still not a technical problem… the project became classified. I couldn’t work on it after having gone to all that trouble. I was considered a security risk, so I could not get a clearance.”

― Gordon Gould

“I suppose your security is your success and your key to success is your fine palate.”

― Gordon Ramsay

“To allow all U.S. workers to put part of their earnings into private investment accounts would definitely erode the Social Security system and cause uncertainty for new investors.”

― Grace Napolitano

“There is a need for Social Security reform to ensure its stability, and Congress must act.”

― Grace Napolitano

“The president’s claim that Social Security is going broke is misleading at best. The sky is not falling, although there is no doubt that the system needs to be strengthened.”

― Grace Napolitano

“Social Security has been effective for 70 years; prior predictions of its demise have been totally overstated.”

― Grace Napolitano

“Our political leaders must be honest and forthcoming with data that will allow citizens to use facts and figures to judge for themselves what state Social Security is in.”

― Grace Napolitano

“Even without reforms, the Social Security fund will be able to meet 100 percent of its obligations until 2042.”

― Grace Napolitano

“Because Social Security is specifically designed to boost the retirement income of low earners with a progressive benefit formula, the program has played an enormous and necessary role in keeping Latinas out of poverty.”

― Grace Napolitano

“Almost half of all Latinas currently on Social Security rely exclusively on their benefit check in retirement.”

― Grace Napolitano

“How old was Noah when he built the ark? 600. He wasn’t, like, cashing Social Security checks; he wasn’t hanging out – he was working. So, I think we have an obligation to work.”

― Greg Gianforte

“Reforming Social Security to make it fully funded and independently held, that’s compassionate because it allows people to control their own lives; cutting taxes on families and all Americans to let people have more control over their lives.”

― Grover Norquist

“Spending should be transparent. All spending by the Pentagon should be online. Every check. Exceptions should be made for legitimate national security issues. But military and civilian pay and retirement benefits are not state secrets. This has already been done in many state governments.”

― Grover Norquist

“I appeal to the responsibility of the blocs and the major powers, not to seek security in the arms race, but rather in a meeting for joint disarmament and arms limitations.”

― Gustav Heinemann

“The evidence shows if you give people security, they become better people. They develop their talents. They become better citizens.”

― Guy Standing

“We are in an era of chronic insecurity and growing inequalities. In that context, we need to have new mechanisms for income distribution which give people a sense of security.”

― Guy Standing

“Most people want security in this world, not liberty.”

― H. L. Mencken

“Although combat operations unseated the Taliban and the Saddam Hussein regime, a poor understanding of the recent histories of the Afghan and Iraqi peoples undermined efforts to consolidate early battlefield gains into lasting security.”

― H. R. McMaster

“What we have found is that we were the principal mediators in many cases between the Iraqis and their own security forces and their own government, and so you have to almost embrace that role.”

― H. R. McMaster

“Our government strives to create an independent and impartial judiciary that applies the law without bias or favoritism. And we are incorporating into our security forces all Iraqis who have taken up arms to defend their families and communities.”

― Haider al-Abadi

“I have lived too long to cherish many illusions about the essential high-mindedness of men when brought into stark confrontation with the issue of control over their security, and their property interests.”

― Haile Selassie

“Border security is not only related to resources competition.”

― Hailemariam Desalegn

“We put people at the centre of securing the country. You can’t secure your country with only a security apparatus and missiles.”

― Hailemariam Desalegn

“I’ve always said that I benefit, as an actor, from not having the illusion of security.”

― Hal Sparks

“Bahrain lies at the epicenter of Gulf security and any violent upheaval in Bahrain would have enormous geopolitical consequences. Global economic stability depends on the uninterrupted export of crude oil from the Gulf to markets around the world – a job that historically has been assigned to the U.S. Fifth Fleet.”

― Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa

“Because Social Security has not contributed to our debt, Americans should be skeptical of any politician who says that benefits Americans have earned must be reduced in order to address our national debt.”

― Hank Johnson

“Social Security is not just another government spending program. It is a promise from generation to generation.”

― Hank Johnson

“But I would say if the Security Council is only relevant if it agrees with the United States, then we have come a long way in a direction that I do not like very much.”

― Hans Blix

“First of all, a giant corporation probably shouldn’t be being hacked by teenagers. I put that on the corporation, not the teenagers. Teenagers are going to do what teenagers are going to do – rebelling. But if they’re able to hack a big corporation, that seems like the corporation should be better at security.”

― Harper Reed

“There are big issues, like the reform of the Security Council. These kinds of questions are something the President of the General Assembly must keep his eye on.”

― Harri Holkeri

“Poverty is terror. Having your Social Security threatened is terror. Having your livelihood as an elderly person slowly disappearing with no replenishment is terror.”

― Harry Belafonte

“For most of our history, Americans enjoyed both liberty and security from foreign threats.”

― Harry Browne

“There’s a lot we can do to improve American’s retirement security, but it’s wrong to replace the guaranteed benefit that Americans have earned with a guaranteed benefit cut of forty percent or more.”

― Harry Reid

“When the satisfaction or the security of another person becomes as significant to one as one’s own satisfaction or security, then the state of love exists. Under no other circumstances is a state of love present, regardless of the popular usage of the term.”

― Harry Stack Sullivan

“Improving photosynthesis, although a highly important goal towards securing food security, cannot change the superiority of the combination photovoltaic cells/electric battery/electric engine.”

― Hartmut Michel

“The U.N. Security Council did not to condemn the Qana massacre, due to the U.S. veto.”

― Hassan Nasrallah

“Anyone who understands the rudiments of politics doesn’t say, ‘We will stop Iran’s oil exports’… we have been the guarantor of the regional waterway’s security throughout history.”

― Hassan Rouhani

“Politicians often claim secrecy is necessary for good governance or national security.”

― Heather Brooke

“In whose interest is it to hype up the collapse of the Internet from a DDoS attack? Why, the people who provide cyber security services, of course.”

― Heather Brooke

“If we had been less reliant on technology and the security that we enjoy in being divorced from what we used to know, maybe things would have turned out differently.”

― Heather Donahue

“Border security is a safety issue.”

― Heather Wilson

“Afghanistan is one of the poorest countries on earth. Security issue or no security issue, there would need to be a focus on it.”

― Helen Clark

“This issue of border security is not about, about ethnicity. I sit there on occasion with 10 or 12 sheriffs from my district, many of which are Democrats with last names like Reyes, with last names like Herrera and Lucio. And they are crying out for border security as well. So again, this is not an issue about being anti-Mexican.”

― Henry Bonilla

“You know, one of the perceptions, again, about FEMA is that there’s been a demise in the organization since it became the – under – it started to become part of the Department of Homeland Security.”

― Henry Bonilla

“Scare answers to scare, and force begets force, until at length it comes to be seen that we are racing one against another after a phantom security which continually vanishes as we approach.”

― Henry Campbell-Bannerman

“If we want to boost border security, we have to help law enforcement agencies beef up their resources to meet this demand. We cannot have one without the other.”

― Henry Cuellar

“The security of Israel is a moral imperative for all free peoples.”

― Henry Kissinger

“The financial security of all Americans – their retirement savings, their home values, their ability to borrow for college, and opportunities for more and higher-paying jobs – depends on our ability to restore our financial institutions to sound footing.”

― Henry Paulson

“Never once have I thought that Social Security would be something that would ever be available to me.”

― Henry Rollins

“I’ve been asked a number of times what was my proudest accomplishment when I was still very active in the day-to-day affairs of Southwest Airlines. I always said job security for our people.”

― Herb Kelleher

“We need to take steps to strengthen and mend Social Security so that its promise of a secure retirement is just as real for seniors in the future as it is today.”

― Herb Kohl

“In order to fix Social Security, we must restructure it so that we continue to provide for our Nation’s seniors that are approaching retirement age, but allow for younger taxpayers to invest a portion of their Social Security taxes in private accounts.”

― Herman Cain

“Americans need accurate information in order to consider Social Security reform. Too bad the media can’t be counted upon to provide it.”

― Herman Cain

“A healthy and fully functioning society must allocate its resources among a variety of competing interests, all of which are more or less valid but none of which should take precedence over national security.”

― Herman Kahn

“Well, human security is a concept that I am very committed to enshrining in American foreign policy.”

― Hillary Clinton

“The United States, obviously, has a great interest in helping to maintain peace and security in Europe, and we have a formal alliance, NATO, to do so.”

― Hillary Clinton

“One of the biggest problems that Egypt faces is the lack of border security – the importation of weapons on their way to Gaza, for example, coming out of Sudan.”

― Hillary Clinton

“Left to me, the whole purpose of government is for the security of the citizens, like the security of lives and property.”

― Ibrahim Babangida

“Resolution 1441 does not give anyone the right to an automatic use of force. Russia believes that the Iraqi problem should be regulated by the Security Council, which carries the main responsibility for ensuring international security.”

― Igor Ivanov

“We believe the use of force against Iraq, especially with reference to previous resolutions of the UN Security Council, has no grounds, including legal grounds.”

― Igor Ivanov

“The number of attacks on the American and allied forces is at the highest level since the insurgency began despite the increase of America combat operations and the introduction of some 40 new Iraq security forces and battalions.”

― Ike Skelton

“Security is an underlining interest of Israel.”

― Isaac Herzog

“We need to put undercover security armed people at the curbside of the terminal with the uniform of policemen. We need to protect the terminal. We need to protect the security checkpoint, the gate, the aircraft, the perimeter.”

― Isaac Yeffet

“There is only so much negotiating and maneuvering that can be done while the aircraft is under siege in mid-air. Therefore, the best way to put a stop to hijacking is by having high levels of security implemented by qualified and trained personnel both on the ground and in the air.”

― Isaac Yeffet

“As the head of security for an airline, I can’t ask my passengers to risk their lives and jump on a terrorist. This is why we need air marshals on every flight.”

― Isaac Yeffet

“We have an illusion of security, we don’t have security.”

― Isaac Yeffet

“Every player is different, but I try to treat everyone the same. On a day-to-day basis, I come across other footballers and club staff, and I try to treat all the same, from the security guard to Lionel Messi.”

― Ivan Rakitic

“Had someone from Serbia flown a ‘Greater Serbia’ flag in Tirana or Pristina, it would become an issue for the U.N. Security Council.”

― Ivica Dacic

“Early childhood education is an urgent educational, economic and moral imperative. Without it, we face a long-term national economic security crisis.”

― J. B. Pritzker

“The American people demand results, not rhetoric, especially when it comes to national security issues.”

― J. D. Hayworth

“The security of our country is not just a top priority, it’s the top priority.”

― J. D. Hayworth

“Therefore, if we are a Nation of laws and a Nation of immigrants, immigration should occur within a legal framework, not through the machinations of illegal schemes and scams that threaten our national security.”

― J. D. Hayworth

“There are one hundred men seeking security to one able man who is willing to risk his fortune.”

― J. Paul Getty

“Most people who aspire to be president don’t have a foreign policy and national security background. The exception was certainly Hillary Clinton.”

― Jack Keane

“Senator Clinton is very knowledgeable about national security and is probably going to be strong on defense. I have no doubts whatsoever that if she were president in January ’09, she would not act irresponsibly and issue orders to conduct an immediate withdrawal from Iraq, regardless of the consequences, and squander the gains that have been made.”

― Jack Keane

“In 2012, General Dempsey, General Petraeus directed the CIA, Secretary Panetta and Secretary Clinton recommended to the president to robustly arm and train the Syrian moderates. He says no. In 2013, conduct a military strike, same national security team, against the Assad regime because he violated the chemical red line. He says no.”

― Jack Keane

“People want opportunity so they can earn security.”

― Jack Kemp

“In the budget, the president will call for a five-year freeze on discretionary spending other than for national security. This will reduce the deficit by more than $400 billion over the next decade and bring this category of spending to the lowest share of our economy since Dwight Eisenhower was president.”

― Jack Lew

“It is time for the general fund to pay the Social Security fund back.”

― Jack Lew

“I’ve never seen a constructive Social Security debate that started with one side digging in, in one place and another side digging into another.”

― Jack Lew

“I used to think that one of the great signs of security was the ability to just walk away.”

― Jack Nicholson

“The administration is manufacturing a crisis that does not exist in order to dismantle Social Security.”

― Jack Reed

“Even people who feel perfectly comfortable investing in the stock market and owning their own homes often have qualms about individual medical accounts or Social Security private accounts.”

― Jacob Hacker

“It’s tempting to dismiss the debate about the National Security Agency spying on Americans as a technical conflict about procedural rights.”

― Jacob Weisberg

“We will invest heavily in safety and security… preserve the environment… make progress on biodiversity and economic progress.”

― Jair Bolsonaro

“Military confrontation is not a suitable alternative in confronting terror and current security threats.”

― Jalal Talabani

“Part of our obligation is to ensure that policymakers are provided with the fullest possible picture of any matters that might affect national security.”

― James Clapper

“I’ve long maintained during my 50-plus year career in intelligence that leaks endanger national security, they compromise sources, methods, and tradecraft, and they can put assets’ lives at risk.”

― James Clapper

“There is no requirement whatsoever for a security clearance for a candidate. The mere fact that a candidate is anointed by its party at a convention – that is all that is required. And it’s not up to me or the administration to determine candidate suitability for these briefings.”

― James Clapper

“When the Internet was first – as an experiment and then when it – as it mushroomed, security was never an integral part of what the Internet was designed for. I mean, it just didn’t – wasn’t a consideration.”

― James Clapper

“An element of virtually every national security threat and crime problem the FBI faces is cyber-based or facilitated. We face sophisticated cyber threats from state-sponsored hackers, hackers for hire, organized cyber syndicates, and terrorists.”

― James Comey

“The private sector is the key player in cyber security. Private sector companies are the primary victims of cyber intrusions. And they also possess the information, the expertise, and the knowledge to address cyber intrusions and cyber crime in general.”

― James Comey

“The people in Dominica and the small communities where I were had no idea who I was, and there’s no better security than that.”

― James Douglas

“In the 21st century, we can’t create security by building walls.”

― James G. Stavridis

“We’re an air bag society that wants guarantees on everything that we buy. We want to be able to take everything back and get another one. We want a 401-k plan and Social Security.”

― James Hillman

“We’ve overmedicated kids. Quite frankly, some of the overmedication of kids are because welfare moms want to get additional benefits, and if they can put them on SSI through maintenance drugs, they can also put them on Social Security disability and get a separate check. That is wrong on every single level.”

― James Lankford

“There is a way for the IRS to be able to have a double check to make sure individuals don’t file on your Social Security number early and try to get a tax return and make it chaotic for you to file your own taxes. That’s not been done.”

― James Lankford

“There is only one person in the State Department that can sign off on State Department personnel being in a facility that doesn’t meet security standards, and it’s the secretary of state.”

― James Lankford

“No one was elected to Congress because he or she promised to cut Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid.”

― James P. Hoffa

“We have to transcend our own negativity and vulnerability and work from our own inner security.”

― James Redfield

“Even the Congressional Budget Office and the Social Security trustees appointed by the president say that Social Security is financially sound, without any changes for the next 40 to 50 years.”

― James Roosevelt

“Small changes done now would preserve Social Security at full benefit.”

― James Roosevelt

“Social Security should have a self-sustaining portion that was funded by contributions from both employers and employees. That’s what we know and have known for 70 successful years.”

― James Roosevelt

“It has to have a payroll tax that’s dedicated to Social Security. The Social Security tax has been very successful over the years in raising almost all of our elderly citizens out of poverty.”

― James Roosevelt

“What a sense of security in an old book which time has criticized for us.”

― James Russell Lowell

“He who is firmly seated in authority soon learns to think security, and not progress, the highest lesson in statecraft.”

― James Russell Lowell

“I do not believe that the Social Security system is in crisis. The Social Security Administration itself recently reported that the system is able to pay full benefits as they are defined today until at least 2042.”

― James T. Walsh

“And because of these programs like Medicare, Medicare prescription drugs, Social Security, we now have the healthiest and wealthiest group of senior citizens that the world has ever seen. This is a continuing commitment to that.”

― James T. Walsh

“If the federal government won’t secure the border, the State of Arizona will step in to complement federal efforts in a constitutional manner and protect the security of its citizens.”

― Jan Brewer

“Finally, I am encouraged to note that the Security Council issued a statement today expressing its concern about the massive humanitarian crisis in Darfur and calling on all parties to the conflict to protect civilians and reach a ceasefire.”

― Jan Egeland

“I had so much fun in early days learning about networking, security, scalability and other geeky stuff.”

― Jan Koum

“In terms of security and privacy, what people care about the most is the privacy of their messages.”

― Jan Koum

“Americans have a right to the security of their personal information, and the entities that hold personal information have a responsibility to protect it.”

― Jan Schakowsky

“I will continue to push for solutions to eliminate reliance on hired guns to provide security in war zones.”

― Jan Schakowsky

“The Committee’s review of a series of intelligence shortcomings, to include intelligence prior to 9/11 and the pre-war intelligence on Iraq, clearly reveal how vital a diverse intelligence workforce is to our national security.”

― Jane Harman

“Beauty is a radiance that originates from within and comes from inner security and strong character.”

― Jane Seymour

“It would be unwise to say the least, irresponsible of us at the TSA, at the Homeland Security Department not to evolve our technology to match the changing threat environment that we inhabit.”

― Janet Napolitano

“The last thing the Department of Homeland Security is about is infringing on anybody’s constitutionally protected rights.”

― Janet Napolitano

“The Federal Reserve ranks among the most transparent central banks. We publish a summary of our balance sheet every week. Our financial statements are audited annually by an outside auditor and made public. Every security we hold is listed on the website of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.”

― Janet Yellen

“I think a loaded weapon aboard an airplane, whether it’s in the cargo section or in your overhead baggage, is a security issue.”

― Janice Hahn

“Once Iraq became a hot bed for kidnapping, reporters had to use every kind of trick they could manage to avoid it. This included chase cars, security men for more prosperous agencies and networks, and GPS signals on satellite phones that could pinpoint the journalist’s locations.”

― Janine di Giovanni

“Privacy and security are the ultimate shared responsibility, and everyone – including governments, companies, and citizens – have an important role to play.”

― Jared Cohen

“AIDS and malaria and TB are national security issues. A worldwide program to get a start on dealing with these issues would cost about $25 billion… It’s, what, a few months in Iraq.”

― Jared Diamond

“It is essential for our national security to know who resides within our borders.”

― Jared Polis

“There has to be a better, smarter way to authenticate who somebody is. Social Security numbers are floating out there everywhere.”

― Jason Chaffetz

“The views of the European Union are fully reflected in this text, particularly the key objective of the EU, namely vigorously to address the disarmament of Iraq and to do so within the framework of the UN Security Council.”

― Javier Solana

“We clearly need to break our addiction on Saudi Arabian oil that is a security threat to the United States.”

― Jay Inslee

“Our dependency on oil continually creates security risks. Most threatening of all is the specter of uncontrolled climate change.”

― Jay Inslee

“If you’re closing in on age 62 and intend to apply for a former spouse’s Social Security benefit, don’t remarry. You have to be single at the time you apply.”

― Jean Chatzky

“NATO is indispensable to America’s national security.”

― Jeanne Shaheen

“I would say national security is work in progress.”

― Jeb Bush

“Great countries need to secure their border for national security purposes, for economic purposes and for rule of law purposes.”

― Jeb Bush

“One of the most significant threats to our national security was and is home-grown Islamist terrorism.”

― Jed Mercurio

“For Nebraska and for America, I will continue my commitment to our national security, economic security, and family security.”

― Jeff Fortenberry

“What if we thought of health and security in retirement as one basket?”

― Jeff Fortenberry

“Second, the facility at Guantanamo Bay is necessary to national security.”

― Jeff Miller

“I feel gigantic affection for all of Homeland Security at airports.”

― Jeff Perry

“Rhetoric that vilifies American Muslims is counter to our efforts. It’s a setback to our Homeland Security efforts.”

― Jeh Johnson

“And so border security is not simply preventing people from getting in, but very often preventing somebody from leaving for the wrong reasons.”

― Jeh Johnson

“There is a terrorist threat to this country that remains, and I believe that counter-terrorism needs to be the cornerstone of our mission, our vast mission… and aviation security is something that we still have a fair amount of concerns about.”

― Jeh Johnson

“In a healthy relationship, there is stability and security.”

― Jenny Mollen

“Keeping up your concentration is one of the hardest tasks when you’re a centre-back because a team like Bayern tend to dominate and can give you sense of false security.”

― Jerome Boateng

“In normal times, at the beginning of each month, the federal government makes a cash advance to the Social Security Trust Fund called the ‘normalized tax transfer,’ in an amount equal to the estimated payroll taxes for the coming month.”

― Jerome Powell

“The revenue stream for Social Security benefits comes from payroll taxes, which are credited to the Social Security Trust Fund – accounting for the program’s finances separately from the rest of the budget.”

― Jerome Powell

“Liberty is security. Freedom is security.”

― Jesse Ventura

“Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.”

― Jiddu Krishnamurti

“The president and Republicans in Congress have repeatedly promised to revisit Social Security privatization after November. But Americans have already said, loud and clear, that they don’t want Social Security to be privatized or dismantled.”

― Jim Clyburn

“Last week in the Homeland Security Committee, Republicans were against port security; and today, one week after Democrats unveiled our Real Security Agenda, they’re for it.”

― Jim Clyburn

“The President’s budget pays for only six months of the war in Iraq and completely overlooks the transition costs of Social Security reform. The Administration always lied about the cost of the Medicare drug bill.”

― Jim Cooper

“Despite the previous efforts of Congresses, our addiction to foreign oil, as the President stated, is greater today than ever before. That dependency is a threat to our national security, and we must address that threat.”

― Jim Costa

“As a matter of fact, if you do not take into account, as Congressman Ross just stated, the Social Security surplus, our fiscal deficit, ladies and gentlemen, is over $700 billion today.”

― Jim Costa

“How we treat the earth basically effects our social welfare and our national security.”

― Jim Fowler

“People are really interested in economic security.”

― Jim Gray

“I’ve never denied my sexual orientation. I just don’t make a point of it. It isn’t what I do. Clearly, I’m known for the work I’ve done on trade and Social Security.”

― Jim Kolbe

“When I look at Social Security, I consider it the most important social program in the United States, arguably the most successful program in the world.”

― Jim Leach

“Drawing on President Bush’s reform plan, which would allow citizens to transfer part of their Social Security contributions into personal accounts, an alteration of the current system is needed to make necessary change.”

― Jim Leach

“The economy’s always been the engine for our national security.”

― Jim Mattis

“The example that America knows how to govern itself is one of the compelling aspects of our national security.”

― Jim Mattis

“I’d like to fly. Then I wouldn’t have to wait in airport security lines.”

― Jim Morris

“First, the security and privacy of sensitive taxpayer information is absolutely essential.”

― Jim Ramstad

“We also need to strengthen the security of our borders and ports and strictly control immigration.”

― Jim Ramstad

“In fact, entitlement spending on programs such as Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security make up 54% of federal spending, and spending is projected to double within the next decade. Medicare is growing by 9% annually, and Medicaid by 8% annually.”

― Jim Ryun

“To my knowledge, the Department of Homeland Security has focused on detection devices that are large, expensive, use a large amount of energy, and cannot easily be placed in or on a shipping container.”

― Jim Ryun

“Mr. Chairman, on September 11, we were attacked by terrorists who took advantage of weaknesses in our border security. After infiltrating our country, the terrorists were able to conceal their real identities, and thereby plot their attacks without fear of being apprehended.”

― Jim Ryun

“Despite the state of denial exhibited by most Democrats, Americans all across the nation acknowledge that changes are necessary to preserve Social Security for today’s younger workers.”

― Jim Sensenbrenner

“I do not believe that the Social Security system is in crisis.”

― Jim Walsh

“Medicare and Social Security have created the healthiest and most financially secure generation of senior citizens in American history.”

― Jim Walsh

“I left the Democratic Party basically on issues of national security during the end of the Vietnam War.”

― Jim Webb

“History shows that you can’t – you can’t have security in Southeast Asia without security in Northeast Asia. It’s just the reality.”

― Jim Webb

“I don’t care about my personal security or my internet security.”

― Jimmy Lai

“Isolation doesn’t bother me at all. It gives me a sense of security.”

― Jimmy Page

“Many businesses in Yorkshire want the security and stability of Britain’s continued membership of the European Union, a cause I look forward to championing passionately in this place and elsewhere.”

― Jo Cox

“Nations don’t have friends; they have interests. The best motivation for a state to act if it is remote from an epidemic is if its own security is at risk.”

― Joanne Liu

“In fact, allowing immigrants to have licenses actually improves homeland security by allowing our government to track who is in our borders.”

― Joe Baca

“Social Security’s not the hard one to solve. Medicare, that is the gorilla in the room, and you’ve got to put all of it on the table.”

― Joe Biden

“No matter how you cut it, this real debate on personal accounts is about the legitimacy of Social Security; it’s not about the solvency of Social Security.”

― Joe Biden

“Global energy security is a vital part of America’s national security.”

― Joe Biden

“We’re close friends – the American people, the Israeli people, our governments. There’s absolutely no daylight – none – between us and the Israelis on the question of Israel’s security.”

― Joe Biden

“Our ports are a vital link in national security and it is extremely dangerous to be considering their sale to the United Arab Emirates government.”

― Joe Donnelly

“The people who support Mr. Curbelo’s campaign are people who oppose Medicare and Social Security, want to reform it to take it away from our seniors, and oppose a minimum wage.”

― Joe Garcia

“The full retirement age is 67 and the lifespan is 80, so when they first conceived Social Security, they didn’t think they were going to be paying benefits for 13-15 years. That’s one of the reasons why this pyramid scheme isn’t working.”

― Joe Heck

“We know that Medicare is set to go bankrupt in 2024 with no action, and social security is set to be insolvent by 2037.”

― Joe Heck

“I did tell security to make sure you stay and watch him pretty closely.”

― Joe Jackson

“I warm up. I do about 50 push-ups with my trainer and my security just to get pumped up before a show, get our energy up. And then I just go have fun.”

― Joe Jonas

“I believe that our national security lies not just in protecting our borders, but in bridging divides.”

― Joe Lieberman

“I also urge the Obama administration – both on its own and in cooperation with other responsible governments around the world – to use all legal means necessary to shut down WikiLeaks before it can do more damage by releasing additional cables. WikiLeaks’ activities represent a shared threat to collective international security.”

― Joe Lieberman

“Coaches have got to be given rank within the university so that you can’t fire a coach unless you go through an academic committee, just as you would with a professor. If coaches are to have any stability and security, they need to be treated like an English professor.”

― Joe Paterno

“Here’s my problem: Hillary Clinton has been found grossly negligent of classified information. Period. She should not have any security clearance. That should be taken away from her.”

― Joe Walsh

“But the key shift in focus will be from counter-insurgency operations to more and more cooperation with Iraqi security forces and to building Iraqi security capacity.”

― John Abizaid

“But clearly the fact that we’ve gone from zero Iraqi security forces on duty in May to up to 200,000 today is an enormous accomplishment, but it’s not enough.”

― John Abizaid

“Certainly our goal is to leave Iraq, but we can’t leave Iraq with our forces until we know that the Iraqi security forces are capable and efficient enough to defend the sovereignty of the nation.”

― John Abizaid

“The FBI has long been a part of the security for the nation’s banks because bank robberies have been a priority.”

― John Ashcroft

“We have to think outside the box, inside the Constitution, find ways to do things that will elevate our security, reduce the risk of the incidence of terrorist attack.”

― John Ashcroft

“We need to keep investing in economic and homeland security. We need to bank on the right kind of economic development. We need to embrace opportunities, but with the right kind of safeguards.”

― John Baldacci

“House Republicans want to pass a strong border security, illegal immigration bill. We want a bill. There is no ifs, ands or buts about it.”

― John Boehner

“One cannot have economic growth without security.”

― John Bruton

“Accordingly, when the supply of gold runs short, the security behind the notes is diminished, the loaning of notes is restricted or suspended, and the panic follows.”

― John Buchanan Robinson

“A compromise is but an act of Congress. It may be overruled at any time. It gives us no security. But the Constitution is stable. It is a rock.”

― John C. Calhoun

“The cooperation of navies from around the world promises high tactical value for the ships, aircraft, and divers involved; while demonstrating international resolve in defending maritime security against potential threats.”

― John C. Stennis

“Saddam Hussein was undoubtedly a brutal dictator who had attacked Iraq’s neighbours, repressed and killed many of his own people, and was in violation of obligations imposed by the U.N. Security Council.”

― John Chilcot

“The border sheriffs are locally elected. They’re accountable. They know the territory and the people. And they can respond the most quickly to what is a real national security emergency, because the border is unprotected.”

― John Culberson

“The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities.”

― John Dalberg-Acton

“In 1935, the year Social Security was created, the poverty rate for seniors was over 70%.”

― John Delaney

“I am dedicated to making sure Social Security will be there for future generations and have written legislation to strengthen the program.”

― John Delaney

“Social Security is not broke, and Social Security does not need to be privatized.”

― John Delaney

“Our safety and security is more important than ever, and Congress needs to take an active role in enforcing international agreements that support global security.”

― John Delaney

“I think we will begin to see some real efforts made to do things like protecting Social Security and Medicare.”

― John Dingell

“President Roosevelt, the author of Social Security, was the first to suggest that, in order to provide for the country’s retirement needs, Social Security would need to be supplemented by personal savings accounts.”

― John Doolittle

“Unless confronted by an immediate, visible, or uncomfortable crisis, our nation’s tendency is to take the security of the Western Hemisphere for granted.”

― John F. Kelly

“The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.”

― John F. Kennedy

“Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security.”

― John F. Kennedy

“Reaffirming the justice of the American system bolsters our legitimacy with allies, thereby encouraging further cooperation and improving our national security.”

― John Garamendi

“I spent 23 years in the military. I think I’m in a good position to make those judgments on what is necessary in the military and what is not necessary, without buying a lot of things that would not really add to our security.”

― John Glenn

“Social Security’s future has gotten worse, and each year we delay reform adds to the cost we are pushing off onto our children.”

― John Goodman

“People misunderstand what a police state is. It isn’t a country where the police strut around in jackboots; it’s a country where the police can do anything they like. Similarly, a security state is one in which the security establishment can do anything it likes.”

― John Lanchester

“Security is a complicated idea and one with an immense potential to trap us – that was one lesson I learnt from my father.”

― John Lanchester

“I do not agree with what Mr. Snowden did. He has damaged American international relations and compromised our national security. He leaked classified information and may have jeopardized human lives. That must be condemned.”

― John Lewis

“Our only security is our ability to change.”

― John Lilly

“The voters in my district, and around the country, have demanded that Congress get a hold on the influx of illegal immigrants and tighten the security around our borders.”

― John Linder

“Security is a human problem.”

― John McAfee

“No one can plausibly argue that ridding the world of Saddam Hussein will not significantly improve the stability of the region and the security of American interests and values.”

― John McCain

“Saddam Hussein is a risk-taking aggressor who has attacked four countries, used chemical weapons against his own people, professed a desire to harm the United States and its allies, and, even faced with the prospect of his regime’s imminent destruction, has still refused to abide by Security Council demands that he disarm.”

― John McCain

“On Putin’s order, Russian security services try to destabilize NATO allies the U.S. has sworn to defend.”

― John McCain

“The president has promised greater border security. We can agree to that. A literal wall might not be the most effective means to that end, but we can provide the resources necessary to secure the border with smart and affordable measures.”

― John McCain

“TSA serves as the operator, administrator and regulator for the nation’s transportation security. But in fact, the TSA bureaucracy does all it can to thwart any conversion to a system with more private-sector operations and strong federal oversight and standards. This agency cannot, and should not, do it all.”

― John Mica

“Other countries, such as Israel, successfully employ behavior detection techniques at their airports, but the bloated, ineffective bureaucracy of TSA has produced another security failure for U.S. transportation systems.”

― John Mica

“What we’re going to do is try to get TSA out of the human resources and personnel business and into the security business to connect the dots.”

― John Mica

“We’re not trying to harass the average American. We need to convert this now to a risk-based system, with TSA concentrating and focusing on intelligence, on security, setting up again the parameters of which we do this.”

― John Mica

“I will not, nor will I ever, publicly divulge sensitive intelligence sources and methods. For when that happens, our national security is endangered and lives can be lost.”

― John O. Brennan

“The preservation of our national security and the laws that define us as the United States of America demand that we understand the intersection of the two – indeed, how they reinforce one another.”

― John O. Brennan

“The president’s priority is to protect the safety and security of the American people. That’s the physical security of the American people as well as the prosperity of the American people.”

― John O. Brennan

“We need to make sure that leaks of classified information, of national security secrets, needs to be rigorously pursued and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.”

― John O. Brennan

“I particularly recognize that reasonable people can disagree as to what that proper balance or blend is between privacy and security and safety.”

― John Pistole

“The bottom line is, if somebody doesn’t go through proper security screening, they’re not going to go on the flight.”

― John Pistole

“I did not want to provide a blueprint or roadmap for the terrorists, saying ‘Here are our new security procedures’.”

― John Pistole

“Many people crave security and stability rather than risk-taking, and that doesn’t make them any less American. They are the workers rather than the job creators, and all societies need both.”

― John Podhoretz

“I really believe that we don’t have to make a trade-off between security and privacy. I think technology gives us the ability to have both.”

― John Poindexter

“One of the reasons I continue to speak out is that the solutions to the counterterrorism problem involve other parts of the national security community – especially other elements of the Department of Defense, State, FBI, Homeland Security and the staff.”

― John Poindexter

“I think that’s the main threat in Bosnia and Rwanda and Zaire. There doesn’t seem to be much willingness to engage these problems unless they directly affect national security interests.”

― John Pomfret

“We’re probably going to see some post-2014 military presence – some U.S. presence and a NATO presence – and while we’ve got much work to do in the next 29 months, we’ll have additional time later for the continued professionalization of the Afghan security forces.”

― John R. Allen

“There are tens of thousands of interactions every single day across Afghanistan between the Afghan troops and International Security Assistance Force. On most of those, every single day we continue to deepen and broaden the relationship we seek.”

― John R. Allen

“Social Security faces financial problems down the road because of demographics.”

― John S. Tanner

“These smugglers, many of them present in trafficking through my State of Arizona, create false Social Security cards, false green cards, visas and a variety of other fraudulent documents as an essential part of their smuggling activities.”

― John Shadegg

“Indeed, I think most Americans now know that in 1935 when Social Security was created, there were some 42 Americans working for every American collecting retirement benefits.”

― John Shadegg

“Germany, I think, was first to substitute a Social Security program for its elderly based on this premise, that is, that we would tax workers to pay retirement benefits for those retired.”

― John Shadegg

“With no other security forces on hand, U.S. military was left to confront, almost alone, an Iraqi insurgency and a crime rate that grew worse throughout the year, waged in part by soldiers of the disbanded army and in part by criminals who were released from prison.”

― John Spratt

“We spend our time searching for security and hate it when we get it.”

― John Steinbeck

“Title deeds establish and protect ownership of our houses, while security of property is as important to the proprietors of Tesco and Sainsbury’s as it is to their customers.”

― John Sulston

“I believe our foreign assistance should be scrutinized, should be debated, and that we should strike the right balance, but in all cases the foreign assistance that we provide around the world should be used to further our national security interests.”

― John Sununu

“For my children, it makes sense to talk about modernizing Social Security, letting them create stronger personal accounts, letting them get a higher rate of return over the long run.”

― John Sununu

“Everything becomes connected, and cyber security becomes the top issue for CEOs. An average company has 40-60 security vendors, and they have a violation every three months with viruses.”

― John T. Chambers

“We’re going to become the number one security company.”

― John T. Chambers

“Social Security is an extremely complicated program.”

― John Thune

“We must ensure that today’s seniors’ benefits are rock solid and find a solution that fixes Social Security for the next generation that is just entering the workforce.”

― John Thune

“Anyone who steps back for a minute and observes our modern digital world might conclude that we have destroyed our privacy in exchange for convenience and false security.”

― John Twelve Hawks

“We promote domestic savings by also things like the personal accounts associated with the president’s Social Security initiative, which over time would generate more savings.”

― John W. Snow

“We have a serious structural deficit problem. And it needs to be addressed. The president is trying to address it through reforms of Social Security, but the problem is there with other entitlement programs like Medicare and Medicaid.”

― John W. Snow

“Social Security represents an $11 trillion unfunded obligation. And when I say unfunded obligation, I mean we have to come up with $11 trillion at some point to make the system whole.”

― John W. Snow

“What we are seeing now is customers shifting their attention from security products like firewalls and intrusion sensors, to the policies that need to be in place, and the technologies that help them enforce policy compliance.”

― John W. Thompson

“First, our focus on security is on the infrastructure itself. So it is all about how you protect the network, the device, and the application that is riding on the server.”

― John W. Thompson

“We think the managed security services opportunity is enormous and so we have been an active participant and probably the largest firm in this space outside of an IBM or EDS, which does large outsourcing contracts.”

― John W. Thompson

“The U.S. and Israel probably lead the way in terms of venture investment in technologies companies focused on the security paradigm. That is quite encouraging.”

― John W. Thompson

“One of the things that has been truly incredible to observe though, is the amount of venture investment that has gone into early stage security technology.”

― John W. Thompson

“If you accept that security is a process, and if you can eliminate the human interaction or intervention in that process by automating more, that is a good thing.”

― John W. Thompson

“First, I do not think there is any silver bullet to solving the technology side of the security equation.”

― John W. Thompson

“Lasting peace and security in Iraq and Afghanistan will be achieved when we establish the conditions for democratic, economically viable nations.”

― John Warner

“Too many security officers live day to day. They just want to be treated with dignity.”

― John Wilson

“I kind of watch a guy like Aleister Black go around, and he does whatever he wants. He Black Masses whoever he wants. He beats up security guards; he threatens general managers. Tommaso Ciampa does whatever he wants.”

― Johnny Gargano

“I hate flying, airports and the whole rigmarole – queuing up, security and lost luggage.”

― Johnny Vegas

“Owners who buy aggressive dogs for security may be kidding themselves: The chances that the victim of a fatal dog attack will be a burglar or human attacker are 1-in-177. The odds that the victim will be a child are 7-in-10.”

― Jon Katz

“Without education, we are weaker economically. Without economic power, we are weaker in terms of national security. No great military power has ever remained so without great economic power.”

― Jon Meacham

“Cynically but accurately put, Americans oppose public intervention or regulation if it helps others, but favor it if it helps them – take social security, disaster relief, public works projects, for example.”

― Jon Meacham

“I’ve got five years of experience as a national security staffer in the U.S. Congress.”

― Jon Ossoff

“I held top-secret security clearance.”

― Jon Ossoff

“As a national security aid, I worked with our military to strengthen our national defense.”

― Jon Ossoff

“We were reminded first-hand of the work that still needs to be done in Iraq on the security front when insurgents fired five rounds into the base while we were still meeting with the nurses.”

― Jon Porter

“It’s very liberating for me to realize that I don’t have to step up to the plate with a plot that involves the U.N. Security Council.”

― Jonathan Franzen

“Democrats talk about programs like Social Security or Medicare, but it’s not clear to most voters what Democrats’ core moral values are.”

― Jonathan Haidt

“What will we do in a globalised world? All human beings are equal, so they have the same right to have the same lifestyle-the same social security, jobs, education.”

― Joschka Fischer

“Food is national security. Food is craft. Food is everything, when you think about it.”

― Jose Andres

“Water security is not just for domestic policies. International co-operation is crucial to sustainably manage trans-boundary water bodies and river basins.”

― Jose Angel Gurria

“From the time I was 8 until now, I’ve been working. My Social Security is looking solid.”

― Jose Garces

“Disarming Iraq is legal under a series of U.N. resolutions. Iraq is in flagrant violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions.”

― Jose Maria Aznar

“We saw there was no consensus in the U.N. Security Council. It was impossible, due to the threatened veto by some.”

― Jose Maria Aznar

“All the nations that are adjacent to Afghanistan have a vested interest in the future stability and security of Afghanistan.”

― Joseph Dunford

“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

“We are told that the possession of nuclear weapons – in some cases even the testing of these weapons – is essential for national security. But this argument can be made by other countries as well.”

― Joseph Rotblat

“Under the rule of law, if the government wants to prevent firms from outsourcing and offshoring, it enacts legislation and adopts regulations to create the appropriate incentives and discourage undesirable behaviour. It does not bully or threaten particular firms or portray traumatised refugees as a security threat.”

― Joseph Stiglitz

“Security depends not so much upon how much you have, as upon how much you can do without.”

― Joseph Wood Krutch

“In 2007 the ‘dagger’ of an idea that killed President Bush’s effort at reforming the immigration system was lax border security.”

― Juan Williams

“Social Security was always supposed to be basically in theory an insurance program where you pay in and then you get out.”

― Judd Gregg

“I do think that Social Security reform needs to be bipartisan, and we are going to have to reach that in this debate at some time before we can find really meaningful reform.”

― Judy Biggert

“Right now, too many women who reach retirement age find themselves widowed or single, relying on their Social Security check for over half of their income.”

― Judy Biggert

“Democrats are fighting fire with fire. Our principled stance on Medicare and Social Security is absolutely no different than the Republicans’ stance on no revenue increases without cuts.”

― Judy Chu

“Ball security is job security here.”

― Julian Edelman

“I am a common man. Why do I need security?”

― Kariya Munda

“At the present moment, the security of coherent philosophy, which existed from Parmenides to Hegel, is lost.”

― Karl Jaspers

“We must plan for freedom, and not only for security, if for no other reason than that only freedom can make security secure.”

― Karl Popper

“We signed up for Showtime, which I think put us on a Homeland Security list somewhere.”

― Kate Clinton

“Al Qaeda attacked the U.S.S. Cole and bombed several U.S. embassies in East Africa in the late 1990s. We knew who did it, but we didn’t go after them. Instead, we beefed up security at our embassies and changed the Navy’s rules of engagement. It only served to embolden Al Qaeda.”

― Kathleen Troia McFarland

“Some computers have security software that make it impossible to hack into, and it’s the same with brains – some malfunction, and some, you can’t hack into them at all.”

― Keith Barry

“I don’t support getting rid of Social Security.”

― Ken Buck

“To me, it is clear that the Social Security program is constitutional.”

― Ken Buck

“Why shouldn’t future generations and young Americans have the choice to earn a higher rate of return? Why shouldn’t they be able to own their own Social Security so that Congress can’t spend it on other things?”

― Ken Mehlman

“Port Security is one of our weakest security links, and it must be one of our highest priorities.”

― Kendrick Meek

“Tens of thousands of South Florida jobs are dependent on the trade and commerce that our ports provide, and we have to make sure that we spend our security dollars wisely.”

― Kendrick Meek

“A lot of times, we are trapped by our own false sense of security. You can do whatever it is you put your mind to. Your goal is to find your purpose.”

― Kenny Leon

“The U.S. now imports over half of its oil supply from the Middle East. This dangerous dependence on foreign energy sources is an issue of national security.”

― Kenny Marchant

“Whenever you went into any place where there was Michael Jackson footage at Sony, it was like going through Homeland Security.”

― Kenny Ortega

“Social Security has not contributed to the deficit problem.”

― Kent Conrad

“The American people say, ‘Don’t touch Social Security, don’t touch Medicare, don’t cut defense.’ That’s 84 percent of the federal budget.”

― Kent Conrad

“Certainly Social Security needs to be reformed.”

― Kent Conrad

“NATO’s deterrence has always been adequate, and I’m not worried about the physical security of my country. Not at all.”

― Kersti Kaljulaid

“In 2008, when Russia attacked Georgia, Western countries took it as an isolated incident, but probably this was the start of the push against our underlying international security architecture. And this push then started a landslide which in 2014 resulted in Crimean occupation.”

― Kersti Kaljulaid

“Our main concern will always be security.”

― Kersti Kaljulaid

“America’s real national security interest in the region is protecting our friend Israel.”

― Kevin Brady

“Dependence on oil from volatile foreign markets undermines our economic security and threatens our national security. Moreover, that addiction is producing toxic air and a public-health epidemic.”

― Kevin de Leon

“The first priority of the Republican majority is the security of Americans.”

― Kevin McCarthy

“It’s true, I had hacked into a lot of companies, and took copies of the source code to analyze it for security bugs. If I could locate security bugs, I could become better at hacking into their systems. It was all towards becoming a better hacker.”

― Kevin Mitnick

“I characterize myself as a retired hacker. I’m applying what I know to improve security at companies.”

― Kevin Mitnick

“What happens with smaller businesses is that they give in to the misconception that their site is secure because the system administrator deployed standard security products – firewalls, intrusion detection systems, or stronger authentication devices such as time-based tokens or biometric smart cards. But those things can be exploited.”

― Kevin Mitnick

“I get hired by companies to hack into their systems and break into their physical facilities to find security holes. Our success rate is 100%; we’ve always found a hole.”

― Kevin Mitnick

“Hacking is exploiting security controls either in a technical, physical or a human-based element.”

― Kevin Mitnick

“A company can spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on firewalls, intrusion detection systems and encryption and other security technologies, but if an attacker can call one trusted person within the company, and that person complies, and if the attacker gets in, then all that money spent on technology is essentially wasted.”

― Kevin Mitnick

“Most people assume that once security software is installed, they’re protected. This isn’t the case. It’s critical that companies be proactive in thinking about security on a long-term basis.”

― Kevin Mitnick

“My hacking involved pretty much exploring computer systems and obtaining access to the source code of telecommunication systems and computer operating systems, because my goal was to learn all I can about security vulnerabilities within these systems.”

― Kevin Mitnick

“We have problems with our physical security, operational security through to management.”

― Kevin Mitnick

“Then again, my case was all about the misappropriation of source code because I wanted to become the best hacker in the world and I enjoyed beating the security mechanisms.”

― Kevin Mitnick

“Businesses should absolutely set aside funding in their budgets for security consultants. Unless there is an expert on staff, and there usually is not, it needs to be outsourced.”

― Kevin Mitnick

“Companies spend millions of dollars on firewalls, encryption, and secure access devices and it’s money wasted because none of these measures address the weakest link in the security chain: the people who use, administer, operate and account for computer systems that contain protected information.”

― Kevin Mitnick

“There’s a feature on Facebook where you can enable security that checks the device you’re coming from. By default these features are likely off, but as a consumer, you can enable them.”

― Kevin Mitnick

“I keep my stuff updated all the time. Being in the security industry, I keep up to date with securities.”

― Kevin Mitnick

“If I needed to know about a security exploit, I preferred to get the information by accessing the companies’ security teams’ files, rather than poring over lines of code to find it on my own. It’s just more efficient.”

― Kevin Mitnick

“A lot of companies are clueless, because they spend most or all of their security budget on high-tech security like fire walls and biometric authentication – which are important and needed – but then they don’t train their people.”

― Kevin Mitnick

“I do not own a single security anywhere that doesn’t pay a dividend, and I formed a mutual-fund company with that very simple philosophy.”

― Kevin O’Leary

“Fortunately, in the WWE, the security staff is very dedicated and very professional. They know what they’re doing.”

― Kevin Owens

“So in terms of the global economic footprint, let’s just say China within the next decade and a bit is likely to emerge as the world’s largest economy. Obviously its foreign policy and security policy footprint increases and that creates both challenges and opportunities for us all.”

― Kevin Rudd

“I’m insisting, quite unapologetically, on the need to have these appropriate security measures in place to protect the voters, which is my principal charge.”

― Kevin Shelley

“In the current law we’re seeing Social Security dwindle. And so what we’re saying is if we’re going to reduce taxes we just want to make sure that there are things within the law that pay for it.”

― Kevin Yoder

“It would be naive to imagine we have solved all our income security problems simply because the roles of the federal and provincial governments in the area of skills training have been clarified.”

― Kim Campbell

“We have to define and put into practice a better, more coherent and effective policy on income security.”

― Kim Campbell

“Less than two years after its founding, our Republic inflicted an ignominious defeat on the United States that had been boasting of being the ‘strongest’ in the world, thus defending its national sovereignty and global peace and security.”

― Kim Jong-un

“As a member of the Senate Aging Committee, I’ve gone to bat for seniors by cracking down on senior fraud, combating price gouging by pharmaceutical companies, and pushing for wealthy individuals to contribute their fair share to Social Security.”

― Kirsten Gillibrand

“Border security is the most basic and necessary responsibility of a sovereign nation.”

― Kirstjen Nielsen

“We need to fund our troops. We need to protect them. We need to increase homeland security. These are vital national security interest we need to fund.”

― Kirstjen Nielsen

“I took an oath when I became secretary of homeland security to defend and support the Constitution.”

― Kirstjen Nielsen

“I worked at the crossroads of policy and operations. I kind of bring all that experience together because homeland security is a team sport, and I’ve played almost every role, every player, every team.”

― Kirstjen Nielsen

“The Department of Defense is a longtime partner of the Department of Homeland Security, and I thank them for their support.”

― Kirstjen Nielsen

“Our ports are owned by local governments who are responsible for the ports. It is the Coast Guard and Customs that provide security. The federal government will never outsource our security.”

― Kit Bond

“One of the most widespread myths about the deal is that the Administration is outsourcing the security of our ports to a company from the United Arab Emirates.”

― Kit Bond

“Iraq has a new opportunity to comply with all these relevant resolutions of the Security Council.”

― Kofi Annan

“In Rwanda that genocide happened because the international community and the Security Council refused to give, again, another 5000 troops which would have cost, I don’t know, maybe fifty, a hundred, million dollars.”

― Lakhdar Brahimi

“According to the Social Security Administration, in 1945, 41.9 workers supported each individual retiree, while today only 3.3 workers support each retiree. This system cannot continue.”

― Larry Elder

“We need to stop spending money on those weapons systems that do not advance national security.”

― Lawrence Korb

“Yes, there should be tough border security. Yes, there should be foolproof ID cards, with biometrics, for Social Security and employment purposes.”

― Lawrence Kudlow

“President George W. Bush is the first American president to call openly for two-states, Israel and Palestine, living side by side in peace and security.”

― Lee H. Hamilton

“Security is like virginity: you’re either a virgin or you’re not. You either have security or you don’t.”

― Lennart Meri

“There’s no way in the world that the United States does not want to spread democratic ideals, but the first thing we have to do is that which is the interest of our security.”

― Leon Charney

“In this century, the 21st century, the U.S. recognizes our prosperity and our security depends even more on the Asia-Pacific region.”

― Leon Panetta

“The area of climate change has a dramatic impact on national security.”

― Leon Panetta

“When the president went around the table to the country’s national security leadership, Hillary was clear: We have to go get bin Laden. And our Special Operations Forces did just that.”

― Leon Panetta

“For every IP block, DRM, and who-knows-what security feature Hollywood spends thousands of dollars and hundreds of hours on, some piracy kid will undo it for free and within a couple of minutes.”

― Lexi Alexander

“Urbanization is not about simply increasing the number of urban residents or expanding the area of cities. More importantly, it’s about a complete change from rural to urban style in terms of industry structure, employment, living environment and social security.”

― Li Keqiang

“We are ready to engage in international co-operation against terrorism with a view to safeguarding national interests and regional security and stability.”

― Li Peng

“I think sitting behind a keyboard can be a security blanket.”

― Lia Ices

“America’s entire homeland security enterprise positively invites questions even as it strives to reassure.”

― Linda Colley

“Truly landmark pieces of legislation – including the Social Security Act, Medicare, and the Kennedy and Reagan tax reductions – historically have garnered strong support from both parties. The ACA did not.”

― Linda McMahon

“Social Security must be preserved and strengthened. But we need to be candid about the costs and willing to make the tough choices that real reform will require.”

― Lindsey Graham

“Today, I’m 60, I’m not married, I don’t have any kids. I would give up some Social Security to save a system that Americans are going to depend on now and in the future.”

― Lindsey Graham

“The economics of the security world are all horribly, horribly nasty and are largely based on fear, intimidation and blackmail.”

― Linus Torvalds

“The Attorney General must identify threats to Illinoisans’ financial security and take action to protect people.”

― Lisa Madigan

“The Attorney General is the state’s chief consumer advocate, fighting to protect the financial security of all Illinoisans.”

― Lisa Madigan

“I think there are some instances where U.S. security is threatened by rogue regimes, by foreign dictators, and there are some instances where liberating nations helps to restore our security.”

― Liz Cheney

“I simply cannot see how denying chemotherapy treatment for Palestinian children increases Israel’s security or advances U.S. national interests.”

― Lois Capps

“A strong, unwavering relationship between the U.S. and its allies Japan and South Korea is necessary for the national and economic security of all three countries.”

― Lois Frankel

“The American people must be willing to give up a degree of personal privacy in exchange for safety and security.”

― Louis Freeh

“Social Security was designed to give a few years of modest benefits to people whose bodies were worn out through coal mining, factory work and other physically demanding labor.”

― Louis Navellier

“Open the borders to willing workers from any and all nations. They will create businesses that pay taxes, especially payroll taxes to fund Medicare and Social Security benefits of retiring baby boomers.”

― Louis Navellier

“In cyberspace, it is becoming increasingly difficult to uphold security for one’s own country by sacrificing that of others.”

― Lu Wei

“Issues like security threats, declining traffic, high insurance premiums, rising fuel costs, among others, call for individual strengths to be aligned towards regional stability.”

― Lucio Tan

“When distrust exists between governments, when there is a danger of war, they will not be willing to disarm even when logic indicates that disarmament would not affect military security at all.”

― Ludwig Quidde

“Thus, if armaments were curtailed without a secure peace and all countries disarmed proportionately, military security would have been in no way affected.”

― Ludwig Quidde

“The popular, and one may say naive, idea is that peace can be secured by disarmament and that disarmament must therefore precede the attainment of absolute security and lasting peace.”

― Ludwig Quidde

“Some pacifists have carried the sound idea of the prime importance of security too far, to the point of declaring that any consideration of disarmament is superfluous and pointless as long as eternal peace has not been attained.”

― Ludwig Quidde

“Limitation of armaments in itself is economically and financially important quite apart from security.”

― Ludwig Quidde

“Disarmament or limitation of armaments, which depends on the progress made on security, also contributes to the maintenance of peace.”

― Ludwig Quidde

“And let us not forget the Social Security system. Recent studies show that undocumented workers sustain the Social Security system with a subsidy as much as $7 billion a year. Let me repeat that: $7 billion a year.”

― Luis Gutierrez

“Democrats and Republicans agree on most of a unified, politically viable, and workable immigration reform package. Both parties agree that border security is a key part of any strategy.”

― Luis Gutierrez

“We’ve had to be escorted out of venues, things like that. We get security guards now.”

― Lukas Forchhammer

“Snowden was extremely good at digital self-defense. When he was employed by the C.I.A. and N.S.A., one of his jobs was to teach U.S. national security officials and C.I.A. employees how to protect their data in high-threat digital environments.”

― Luke Harding

“If publications want to publish images and stories from a certain person, they should put that person on assignment, cover his or her expenses, make sure they have access to security briefings and experts, someone to administer first aid, etc.”

― Lynsey Addario

“It is manifest that the only security against the tyranny of the government lies in forcible resistance to the execution of the injustice; because the injustice will certainly be executed, unless it be forcibly resisted.”

― Lysander Spooner

“I was imprisoned in the aftermath of the 11 September 2001 attacks, when Egypt’s state security was rounding people up in unprecedented numbers.”

― Maajid Nawaz

“To protect America’s security, we are going to have to pull America’s military out of the swamp of Washington politics.”

― Mac Thornberry

“Device makers, especially consumer-focused ones, have been the Achilles’ heel of IoT security. These vendors have often viewed proper security implementations as extra cost, complexity, and time-to-market burdens with an unclear payoff.”

― Maciej Kranz

“I didn’t want to set up a women’s studies program. I thought women should learn to operate in a coeducational atmosphere, because, especially in national security and international affairs, it’s male-dominated.”

― Madeleine Albright

“A franchise gives a sense of security to everyone – the director, producers, exhibitors, and even the audience feels that they are watching something close to the first part.”

― Mahesh Bhatt

“I do hope that all nations can live in complete security and welfare.”

― Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

“We created NATO. It was a United States invention for the collective security of Europe. It has been a Russian desire since 1947 to break up NATO.”

― Malcolm Nance

“We’re taking on Social Security as a property rights issue. We figure that every single American has an absolute property right interest in the fruits of his or her own labor. What I work for should be my property.”

― Malcolm Wallop

“Whatever you’re selling, storage or networking or security, you’re going head to head with the incumbent players.”

― Marc Andreessen

“When you have a system that increases border security funding by about 300 percent, and it only increases funding for immigration courts by 70 percent, you have a disaster.”

― Marc Veasey

“While Ebola’s deadly reach has proven to be a complex and unique international challenge, the many uncertainties surrounding this virus continue to threaten U.S. national security.”

― Marco Rubio

“My neighbors aren’t millionaires. They’re retirees who depend on Social Security and Medicare.”

― Marco Rubio

“We have seen voters denied their rights in recent elections as they have been incorrectly purged from lists, their absentee votes not counted, and voting machine integrity and security not assured.”

― Marcy Kaptur

“Privacy and security are those things you give up when you show the world what makes you extraordinary.”

― Margaret Cho

“Nothing is so dangerous for our security as large groups of desperate people.”

― Marianne Williamson

“In the city, I wake bolt upright in the small hours, convinced that intruders are marauding through our apartment despite Swiss bank-style security arrangements.”

― Mariella Frostrup

“Everyone understands the European Union is a failure. It has not kept any of its promises – in particular about prosperity, security – and, worst of all, has put us under a guardianship.”

― Marine Le Pen

“This is the first aspiration of countries: we are the landlords in our countries so that they remain free, and we can live in security.”

― Marine Le Pen

“The Bush Administration claims there is a Social Security crisis only to distract Americans from its serious mismanagement of the federal budget.”

― Mark Dayton

“The fine print in the President’s Social Security proposal is that all present and future workers under age 55 will have their promised retirement benefits cut.”

― Mark Dayton

“If the economy is strained, then Social Security, like the rest of the government, will be, too.”

― Mark Dayton

“I don’t want security guards. I don’t think security guards are particularly good for your writing.”

― Mark E. Smith

“A collective security relies on everybody doing their fair share.”

― Mark Esper

“Seventeen consecutive years of irregular war, extended years of budget uncertainty, and an increasing complex security environment have eroded our competitive edge.”

― Mark Esper

“The international rules-based order in the wake of World War II is the order that has ensured prosperity and security now for 75 years. I’m fully committed to that.”

― Mark Esper

“Unless we have a well-educated people, we’re vulnerable on our national security.”

― Mark Hatfield

“The lack of substantial resources and staffing along the Northern U.S. border poses a real security threat.”

― Mark Kennedy

“Social Security and Medicare are necessary safety nets, but they are nearing insolvency as fewer pay in, more take out, and more take out more.”

― Mark McKinnon

“I had hoped all of Congress would recognize that it is imperative for our health, economy, and national security that we address the effects of climate change before they get even worse.”

― Mark Pocan

“In the early 1980s, I burned my Social Security card at the New Orleans Investment Conference in protest of the state pension system.”

― Mark Skousen

“I don’t think Donald Trump is a conservative. I think his line on China for example, that he’s going to talk tough to China. China didn’t create Social Security, Medicare. China isn’t spending a fifth of a billion dollars every hour that it doesn’t have.”

― Mark Steyn

“The new Congress needs to move quickly to strengthen the Army and Marines – not to send more troops to Iraq – but to rebuild our capacity to meet national security threats globally.”

― Mark Udall

“The balance between freedom and security is a delicate one.”

― Mark Udall

“It is a fiction to imagine that the haphazard paper chits of old are more private than the modern digital alternative. Paper records have always presented a security risk.”

― Mark Walport

“Republicans rejected calls for amnesty and we’ve fought efforts to provide illegal aliens with taxpayer funded benefits. The American people are far closer to our Republican approach to border security than they are to Nancy Pelosi’s approach.”

― Marsha Blackburn

“We need to protect the sovereignty of our nation, and we need to protect the security of our people here in the country.”

― Marsha Blackburn

“The No. 1 issue with women in this country is jobs, and the No. 2 issue is our national security. So, economic security, national security and retirement security.”

― Marsha Blackburn

“Former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton is exceptionally qualified to serve as President Trump’s National Security Adviser, and I fully support his selection.”

― Martha McSally

“We do ourselves a disservice when some of us cave to the myth that Social Security somehow drives the deficit.”

― Martin O’Malley

“I clearly say yes to Big Data, yes to greater security and convenience, but no to paternalism and Big Brother.’”

― Martin Winterkorn

“I agree that we must expand opportunities for retirement saving, but we must not undermine this worthy effort with a flawed privatization scheme that takes the ‘security’ out of Social Security.”

― Mary Landrieu

“In Internet in general, there are security, privacy, and many other issues.”

― Masayoshi Son

“The Nisour Square shooting is a signature point in the Iraq war, one that inflamed anti-American sentiment abroad and contributed to the impression that Americans were reckless and unaccountable. The Iraqi government wanted to prosecute the security contractors in Iraq, but the American government refused to allow it.”

― Matt Apuzzo

“I would say confidence and security and comfortability in one’s own skin. I think that’s so attractive. Truly.”

― Matt Bomer

“People want identity, security, and jobs.”

― Matteo Salvini

“The realities of the modern global economy require government to play a substantial role in ensuring the national and economic security of the people.”

― Matthew Continetti

“When we think of entitlement programs, Social Security and Medicare immediately come to mind. But by any fair standard, the holy trinity of United States social policy should also include the mortgage-interest deduction – an enormous benefit that has also become politically untouchable.”

― Matthew Desmond

“The fact is I have an interpreter because he gives me the security that, when I have to answer complex questions, and with my complex answers, it’s much better I have an interpreter to make sure nothing is misconstrued.”

― Mauricio Pochettino

“Privatizing Social Security will take dollars out of young folks’ pockets.”

― Max Baucus

“Cyber-enabled theft of trade secrets by state actors in China has emerged as a major threat to our economic and, thus, national security.”

― Max Baucus

“I’m a big hit with guards at security. They’re the center of my fan base, the airport security guards.”

― Megan Mullally

“The IRS is currently considering a rule that would make it easier for tax preparers to disclose the private information contained in tax returns – including name, address, Social Security number, employer, income, and charitable donations.”

― Melissa Bean

“Even the best data security systems can’t protect private taxpayer information from entrepreneurial foreign businesses than can make huge profits selling U.S. taxpayer information.”

― Melissa Bean

“Security is tantamount in the world of digital currencies, and rapid growth puts the security of the entire ecosystem at risk.”

― Meltem Demirors

“The Palestinian Arabs will have their autonomy, we will have our security. We shall live together.”

― Menachem Begin

“There must be some security arrangement in the south of Lebanon so northern Israel is not threatened anymore.”

― Menachem Begin

“Politicians need to stop picking sides and come up with bold solutions where the safety and security of all citizens become a priority.”

― Mercedes Schlapp

“It strains credulity to suggest that an agency charged with gathering intelligence affecting the national security does not have an ‘intelligence interest’ in drone strikes, even if that agency does not operate the drones itself.”

― Merrick Garland

“If a tech journalist needs financial security before doing what their conscience dictates, I’m not sure they should be calling themselves journalists at all.”

― Michael Arrington

“A stable and affordable home is fundamental to economic security.”

― Michael Bennet

“We all must recognize that homeland security funds should be allocated by threat and no other reason.”

― Michael Bloomberg

“We’ve done it in intelligence sharing and certain elements of security. There were parts of the department, in fact, that worked very well in Katrina, like the Coast Guard and TSA.”

― Michael Chertoff

“And one of the things we did here was we put the maximum amount of money up front in those cities that were at the greater risk, but that doesn’t mean that we keep rebuilding the same security over and over again.”

― Michael Chertoff

“And here where the fact that we’ve given over half a billion dollars to New York really plays a role, because New York has already made a lot of investments in the kinds of things which you’d expect to have as basic security.”

― Michael Chertoff

“Now it is time to turn to an older wisdom that, while respecting material comfort and security as a basic right of all, also recognises that many of the most valuable things in life cannot be measured.”

― Michael D. Higgins

“The message from national security experts and citizens around the world is clear: The only way to eliminate the global nuclear danger is to eliminate all nuclear weapons.”

― Michael Douglas

“I think overall our national security is strengthened if we are able to make the decisions that we need and the alliances that we believe in outside the current structures of the European Union.”

― Michael Gove

“Our security and sovereignty stand together.”

― Michael Gove

“The question is how much of your privacy and your convenience and your commerce do you want your nation’s security apparatus to squeeze in order to keep you safe? And it is a choice that we have to make.”

― Michael Hayden

“Global security can be formed or threatened by heads of state whose wisdom, folly and obsessions shape global events. But often it is the security practitioners, those rarely in the headlines but whose craft and energy quietly break new ground, who keep us safe or put us in peril.”

― Michael Hayden

“National security looks different from the Oval Office than it does from a hotel room in Iowa.”

― Michael Hayden

“Public discussion of how we determine al Qaeda intentions, I just – I can’t see how that can do anything but harm the security of the nation.”

― Michael Hayden

“Access to the security clearance database would disgorge even more detailed personal information, including the foreign contacts of American officials.”

― Michael Hayden

“Great weight should be given to the judgment of professionals on what information, if disclosed, would harm national security.”

― Michael Hayden

“We want to do this methodically, smart, starting with border security then looking at immigration reform measures.”

― Michael McCaul

“I was in Cairo, Egypt, where Sinai – ISIS conducted the Russian airliner downing. We’re concerned about safety and security at these last point-of-departure airports flying directly into the United States – in that case, JFK.”

― Michael McCaul

“We are ramping up security in the United States but also looking at visa applicants, visa waiver applicants – and looking at travel manifests on the airplanes trying to come into the United States.”

― Michael McCaul

“Social media campaigns and the savviness of ISIS and propaganda is what greatly concerns us Homeland Security officials.”

― Michael McCaul

“The pope is a very… passionate man. He likes to get out with the people, and with that comes a large security risk.”

― Michael McCaul

“We should be careful not to vilify encryption itself, which is essential for privacy, data security, and global commerce.”

― Michael McCaul

“I’ve been pretty clear about saying that I think that the No. 1 threat to our national security is our debt. And we’ve got to get our arms around that and head it in another – head it in the right direction – that we have to pay our fair share of this.”

― Michael Mullen

“We in Britain do not have the same capabilities as the United States, but we are members of the United Nations Security Council. And we take our obligations and duties deriving from that very seriously.”

― Michael Portillo

“I was opposed to the U.S. involvement in Libya from the very start. President Obama has never made a compelling national security case on Libya.”

― Michele Bachmann

“They have a beautiful security system and we’re emulating the whole security infrastructure.”

― Miguel de Icaza

“While our nation faces many challenges that must be met regarding homeland security and our military readiness, it is imperative that we live within our means and wisely spend taxpayer dollars.”

― Mike Crapo

“For millions of Americans, the continued incarceration of Jose Compean and Ignacio Ramos is a grim reminder of everything that has gone wrong with border security.”

― Mike Gallagher

“The Patriot Act addresses various subjects. Some sections are beneficial and enhance our national security.”

― Mike Honda

“If Congress wants to mess with the retirement program, why don’t we let them start by changing their retirement program, and not have one, instead of talking about getting rid of Social Security and Medicare that was robbed $700 billion dollars to pay for Obamacare.”

― Mike Huckabee

“One of the reasons that Social Security is in so much trouble is that the only funding stream comes from people who get a wage. The people who get wages is declining dramatically. Most of the income in this country is made by people at the top who get dividends and – and capital gains.”

― Mike Huckabee

“Well, the U.N. Security Council resolution 1973 is very clear. It says all necessary measures to be taken to protect civilians and civilian areas. I mean, that to me is very clear.”

― Mike Jackson

“It’s time to stop the raid on the Social Security trust fund and start allowing Americans to invest their Social Security taxes in personal savings accounts.”

― Mike Pence

“For more than forty years, the United States Congress has shamelessly used payroll taxes intended for Social Security to fund big government spending.”

― Mike Pence

“By requiring that any surplus in Social Security taxes be returned to the American people in personal savings accounts, the plan ensures that Social Security taxes will be used for Social Security.”

― Mike Pence

“Trade means jobs, but trade also means security. The time has come for all of us to urge the swift adoption of the Trans Pacific Partnership.”

― Mike Pence

“We must protect the very things that make America so special – most certainly including our civil liberties. But we cannot do so without strong national security and a thoughtful and informed discourse.”

― Mike Pompeo

“There is only one Republican presidential candidate that has a proven, courageous, and conservative record on national security: Marco Rubio.”

― Mike Pompeo

“Just as we can no longer pretend that ducking under wooden desks will keep us safe from a nuclear bomb, we must no longer pretend that a large nuclear stockpile will protect us from the most immediate security threats the United States faces.”

― Mike Quigley

“Without Social Security benefits, more than 40 percent of Americans 65 years and older would live below the federal poverty line. Even more striking is that Social Security is the only source of retirement income for almost a quarter of elderly beneficiaries.”

― Mike Quigley

“Congress must take some thoughtful and targeted steps towards long-term solvency in the Social Security program. One such step is to eliminate the cap on income that is taxed for Social Security.”

― Mike Quigley

“When President Obama asked Congress to raise the debt ceiling $2 trillion and offered sequestration as an offset, I opposed it. I did not believe we should put the country $2 trillion deeper in debt and impose irresponsible massive cuts to our national security.”

― Mike Turner

“Defending against military-strength malware is a real challenge for the computer security industry. Furthermore, the security industry is not global. It is highly focused in just a handful of countries. The rest of the countries rely on foreign security labs to provide their everyday digital security for them.”

― Mikko Hypponen

“Security has come from being successful.”

― Minnie Driver

“The Philippines will have to once and for all abandon its full-spectrum dependence on America as a guarantor of its national security.”

― Miriam Defensor-Santiago

“The mortal enemies of Social Security and Medicare are those who, in contempt of the plain arithmetic, continue to mislead Americans that we should change nothing.”

― Mitch Daniels

“The true enemies of Social Security and Medicare are those who defend an imploding status quo.”

― Mitch Daniels

“The president feels not only do we need to change these rogue regimes, but even our friendly allies, who really basically have, sort of, benign dictatorships, need to get with the program if they want to have long-term security and prosperity from terrorism.”

― Mitch McConnell

“The border is way more porous than it should be, and I think we’d be open to discussing anything that enhances border security.”

― Mitch McConnell

“We all know that Social Security is one of this country’s greatest success stories in the 20th century.”

― Mitch McConnell

“More young people believe they’ll see a U.F.O. than that they’ll see their own Social Security benefits.”

― Mitch McConnell

“There is a lot of room for improvement in Social Security. We owe our children the most financially sound system possible. They will have paid into it their entire working lives. They deserve to be protected by it. for our children and grandchildren.”

― Mitch McConnell

“The money that goes into Social Security is not the government’s money. it’s your money. You paid for it.”

― Mitch McConnell

“I know that plenty of folks have issues with Social Security, but I’d urge them to confront it on its own terms. Calling it a Ponzi scheme is misleading and does more to cloud the issue than it does to illuminate it. And yes, I do know that unless changes are made, the current system is unsustainable. But that doesn’t mean it’s fraud.”

― Mitchell Zuckoff

“Conservatism has had from its inception vigorously positive, intellectually rigorous agenda and thinking. That agenda should have in my three pillars: strengthen the economy, strengthen our security, and strengthen our families.”

― Mitt Romney

“We will strengthen our security by building missile defense, restoring our military might, and standing by and strengthening our intelligence officers.”

― Mitt Romney

“The globalization that has swept away the barriers to the movement of goods, ideas and people has also swept with it barriers that confined and localized security threats.”

― Mohamed ElBaradei

“So, we need to delegitimize the nuclear weapon, and by de-legitimizing… meaning trying to develop a different system of security that does not depend on nuclear deterrence.”

― Mohamed ElBaradei

“We continue to have nuclear weapons relied on as a weapon of choice. If that policy were to continue, we continue to have countries who are in a security bind, if you like, or perceive themselves to be in security bind to look for acquisition of nuclear weapons.”

― Mohamed ElBaradei

“Challenging the integrity of the non-proliferation regime is a matter which can affect international peace and security.”

― Mohamed ElBaradei

“We must abandon the unworkable notion that it is morally reprehensible for some countries to pursue weapons of mass destruction, yet morally acceptable for others to rely on them for security – and indeed to continue to refine their capacities and postulate plans for their use.”

― Mohamed ElBaradei

“You will not really have durable peace without a proper security structure in the Middle East.”

― Mohamed ElBaradei

“Iran is not about building nuclear weapons. We don’t wanna build nuclear weapons. We don’t believe that nuclear weapons bring security to anybody, certainly not to us.”

― Mohammad Javad Zarif

“Egypt is practicing its very normal role on its soil and does not threaten anyone and there should not be any kind of international or regional concerns at all from the presence of Egyptian security forces.”

― Mohammed Morsi

“Fourteen-year-old boys are not part of a well-regulated militia. Members of wacky religious cults are not part of a well-regulated militia. Permitting unregulated citizens to have guns is destroying the security of this free state.”

― Molly Ivins

“My brother, a cardiologist, was among thousands of Muslims visited by the FBI in November 2001 and forced to submit to special registration fingerprinting, his photo and information forever in Homeland Security’s files.”

― Mona Eltahawy

“The alliance with the United States is and will always be the foundation of our diplomacy and national security.”

― Moon Jae-in

“For me to think in terms of employing security seems ostentatious.”

― Morrissey

“President Obama has greatly contributed to Israel’s security.”

― Moshe Kahlon

“The Security Council decided to deal with Iran’s nuclear intentions. The international community will not be willing to tolerate an Iran with a nuclear capability and an Iran that collaborates with terrorist organizations.”

― Moshe Katsav

“I imagine that the intention is to get rid of them. The interests of security demand that we get rid of them.”

― Moshe Sharett

“Israel would not do that, both because we cannot afford to be accused by the world of aggression and because we cannot, for security and social reasons, absorb in our midst a substantial Arab population.”

― Moshe Sharett

“An there is always the question: is it really proven that retaliatory actions solve the security problem?.”

― Moshe Sharett

“Though the terror of the sea gives to none security, in the secret of the shell. Self preserving we may dwell.”

― Muhammad Iqbal

“People are losing faith in the banking system due to security issues.”

― N. Chandrababu Naidu

“I grew up thinking that singing was my security.”

― Nana Mouskouri

“Social Security has never failed to pay promised benefits, and Democrats will fight to make sure that Republicans do not turn a guaranteed benefit into a guaranteed gamble.”

― Nancy Pelosi

“The impact of climate change is a tremendous risk to the security and well-being of our countries.”

― Nancy Pelosi

“In a world in which the total of human knowledge is doubling about every ten years, our security can rest only on our ability to learn.”

― Nathaniel Branden

“The idea that an actress – mostly lauded for her performances in more than a dozen films – somehow represents a threat to Iran’s national security is laughable at best. But in Ahangarani’s case, far from anything humorous, the allegations have actually resulted in the sober prospect of real prison time.”

― Nazanin Boniadi

“The main purpose of Social Security is to redistribute wealth, to make an increasingly large number of Americans dependent on government for their basic needs in their retirement years.”

― Neal Boortz

“Fortunately, there’s another handy driver that has manifested itself throughout the history of cultures. The urge to want to gain wealth. That is almost as potent a driver as the urge to maintain your security. And that is how I view NASA going forward – as an investment in our economy.”

― Neil deGrasse Tyson

“There’s no legal protection for cyborgs. In 2010, I started the Cyborg Foundation to defend our rights. Cyborgs have been kicked out from several places because they are seen as a possible security threat. I’ve been kicked out from places such as Harrods, Casino Montecarlo, and many supermarkets.”

― Neil Harbisson

“Islamic extremism may well be the greatest threat to Western values and Western security in the world.”

― Newt Gingrich

“Just a little help, a small security force, a bit of food, can save lives.”

― Nicholas Kristof

“Social Security is at last on the nation’s front burner.”

― Nick Clooney

“In my opinion, the president is right to address future funding, even though Social Security will show a surplus through 2018 and will not run out of funds until 2042.”

― Nick Clooney

“A salute from this corner to President Bush for saying he was willing to investigate raising or eliminating the cap on salaries subject to the Social Security tax.”

― Nick Clooney

“Currently, 94 out of 100 of us pay the Social Security tax all year round.”

― Nick Clooney

“We already know that social security is more affordable in Scotland than it is in the rest of the U.K. – spending on social protection takes up a smaller share of our economic output and our tax revenues than is the case in the U.K. as a whole.”

― Nicola Sturgeon

“I mean I constantly had security guards around me when I was younger and I wasn’t allowed to go to the mall with a lot of my friends and stuff like that. And so, when I finally was able to sneak out, I would just really, really take it to the next level.”

― Nicole Richie

“The guardians of your company’s cyber security should be encouraged to network within the industry to swap information on the latest hacker tricks and most effective defenses.”

― Nina Easton

“The administration of George W. Bush, emboldened by the Sept. 11 attacks and the backing of a Republican Congress, has sought to further extend presidential power over national security. Most of the expansion has taken place in secret, making Congressional or judicial supervision particularly difficult.”

― Noah Feldman

“The U.S. – the idea that the U.S. has introduced and imposed principles of international law, that’s hardly even a joke. The United States has even gone so far as to veto Security Council resolutions calling on all states to observe international law. That was in the 1980s under Reagan.”

― Noam Chomsky

“In the late Fifties and early Sixties, opposition to state terror and aggression and torture and so on was zero. That was a horrible time: the massive Kennedy terror operation against Cuba, the first attacks on Vietnam in 1962, the imposition of national security states in South America.”

― Noam Chomsky

“There are major efforts being made to dismantle Social Security, the public schools, the post office – anything that benefits the population has to be dismantled. Efforts against the U.S. Postal Service are particularly surreal.”

― Noam Chomsky

“Israel is following policies which maximise its security threats… policies which choose expansion over security… policies which lead to their moral degradation, their isolation, their delegitimation, as they call it now, and very likely ultimate destruction. That’s not impossible.”

― Noam Chomsky

“In the United States, we can do almost anything we want. It’s not like Egypt, where you’re going to get murdered by the security forces.”

― Noam Chomsky

“In 1963, the U.N. Security Council declared a voluntary arms embargo on South Africa. That was extended to a mandatory embargo in 1977. And that was followed by economic sanctions and other measures – sometimes officials, countries, cities, towns – some organized by popular movements.”

― Noam Chomsky

“The list of U.S. vetoes at the Security Council to protect Israeli aggression and occupation is huge.”

― Noam Chomsky

“It is a virtual reflex for governments to plead security concerns when they undertake any controversial action, often as a pretext for something else.”

― Noam Chomsky

“What I normally do before going on stage is pray – normally we do a group prayer with the crew or whoever is around, like our security guard, our tour manager and whoever else is back there and wants to pray with us.”

― Normani Kordei

“There’s the assumption being made by the national security advisers to the Obama administration that the North Korean leadership is not suicidal, that they know they will be obliterated if they attacked the United States. But I would point that everything in South Korea and Japan is well within range of what they might want to do.”

― Oliver North

“The National Security Council’s real role is to coordinate the various activities of the government of the United States in the furtherance of American foreign policy.”

― Oliver North

“As a government, it is our responsibility to maintain security for all citizens in Darfur.”

― Omar al-Bashir

“Normally, I try to stay away from playing security guard-type characters, the stereotypical, big man fare. And I’ve been pretty blessed, man, and successful at getting out of the box.”

― Omar Benson Miller

“We can’t entrepreneur our way around bad leadership. We can’t entrepreneur our way around bad policies. Those of us who have managed to entrepreneur ourselves out of it are living in a very false security in Africa.”

― Ory Okolloh

“After Madrid, we intensified our investigative efforts once again, and we are in the process of bringing about expansions in security laws and creating an index file system.”

― Otto Schily

“On the other hand, all kinds of adventurous schemes to add security checkpoints to subway and bus systems have been circulating since the London attacks. This is nonsense. No one can guaranty 100 percent security.”

― Otto Schily

“Deception can cost billions. Think Enron, Madoff, the mortgage crisis. Or in the case of double agents and traitors, like Robert Hanssen or Aldrich Ames, lies can betray our country. They can compromise our security. They can undermine democracy. They can cause the deaths of those that defend us.”

― Pamela Meyer

“How does one leave Social Security and Medicare untouched, grow defense by more than $50 billion, slash taxes, launch a $1 trillion infrastructure program – and not explode the deficit and national debt?”

― Pat Buchanan

“That a district judge would overrule the president of the United States on a matter of border security in wartime is absurd.”

― Pat Buchanan

“Retired Americans living on Social Security, exempt from taxes because their income is modest, are not the problem.”

― Pat Buchanan

“We need to continue our full support of the nascent Iraqi government by helping to rebuild their economic infrastructure and maintain security while training the Iraqi security forces.”

― Pat Roberts

“What I heard was that Bush is now positioned to have victory after victory. He’ll have Social Security reform passed, that he’ll have tax reform passed, that he’ll have conservative judges on the courts.”

― Pat Robertson

“I’ve always been an independent person, but that independence was in the setting of security.”

― Patricia Heaton

“And how the government communicates about homeland security is central to how the public responds.”

― Patrick J. Kennedy

“As the bill requires, any terror alert system must give people and organizations some indication about what steps they must take to improve their own security and assist in the Nation’s security.”

― Patrick J. Kennedy

“Benjamin Franklin once said, ‘A people who would trade liberty for security deserve neither.’ I think we can have both. We can keep our liberties. We can have our security.”

― Patrick Leahy

“We have got to cut the spending. We have got to fix Medicare and Social Security. And actually, if we don’t cut spending, this country is already broke. We are going off the financial cliff: the big cliff that is going to cause a total economic collapse of America.”

― Paul Broun

“Canada is preparing to play a major role in the continued stability and security of Afghanistan through ISAF.”

― Paul Cellucci

“The real Social Security crisis is that the government does not have the money to redeem its IOUs.”

― Paul Craig Roberts

“Peace is costly to the profits of the military/security complex. Washington’s gigantic military and security interests are far more powerful than the peace lobby.”

― Paul Craig Roberts

“While Secretary Napolitano may be gone, she will not be forgotten. Her inaction and incompetence on border security will continue to plague our nation for years to come.”

― Paul Gosar

“Our border security is laughable.”

― Paul Gosar

“America’s angry. America’s scared. They want security from their country.”

― Paul Gosar

“Social Security is a social insurance program – it is not designed to be the same thing as a 401(k).”

― Paul Krugman

“Immigration and border security are two separate issues, but Paul Ryan has taken the wrong side on both of those, in fact.”

― Paul Nehlen

“I went to work for the Civil Service. I’d wanted to work for the Ministry of Defence because I had some far-fetched idea that it had something to do with the Avengers, but I ended up in Social Security.”

― Paul O’Grady

“This debt crisis coming to our country. The wall and tidal wave of debt that is befalling our nation. Medicare and Social Security go bankrupt within ten years, we have a debt that is looming so high that in the last year of President Obama’s budget just the interest payments on our debt is $916 billion dollars.”

― Paul Ryan

“We are confronting a situation in which the Administration, in my view, is once again manufacturing a crisis. There is no crisis in the Social Security system. The system is not on the verge of bankruptcy.”

― Paul Sarbanes

“The administration in my view is once again manufacturing a crisis. There is no crisis in the Social Security system. The system is not on the verge of bankruptcy.”

― Paul Sarbanes

“Credit ratings and risk weightings must undergo a thorough process of review and revision. No security or instrument on the planet should have a zero risk weighting.”

― Paul Singer

“Look, I think the public generally understands that what’s at stake in Afghanistan is American security, number one.”

― Paul Wolfowitz

“The British security industry has the capacity to be a world leader and it should be our shared objective to achieve this.”

― Pauline Neville-Jones

“One of the marked characteristics of the U.K. security industry as compared with defence is the lack of company scale. This can put our firms at a competitive disadvantage when it comes to big contracts.”

― Pauline Neville-Jones

“The majority of companies using BitPay to accept bitcoin are small businesses that are benefitting from lower transaction fees, faster service, and increased security for fraudulent transactions.”

― Perianne Boring

“Digital assets, including bitcoin, could save small businesses substantial transaction fees and provide an added layer of security to their payment processing.”

― Perianne Boring

“Bitcoin was created with security in mind. The Blockchain is Bitcoin’s public ledger that records every transaction in the Bitcoin economy.”

― Perianne Boring

“Building a wall won’t solve our border security challenges.”

― Pete Buttigieg

“A lawmaker cannot be pro-sequester while also purporting to be pro-national security or supportive of a strong economy.”

― Pete Gallego

“Political correctness is a poison to our security and defenses. It imposes a willful blindness, both at the macro level when unwilling to engage with radical Islamism or whatever you want to call it – if you’re not willing to call it what it is – and at the micro level, at the street level.”

― Pete Hegseth

“America has historically met the challenges to its national security with decisive actions that defeated or, at a minimum, contained the threat.”

― Pete Hoekstra

“The primary role of government is to provide for the safety and security of their populations.”

― Pete Hoekstra

“The Eurozone allows for the largely unimpeded movement of people, goods, services, and capital across borders. It has also resulted in unprecedented cooperation on crime, security, and finance among its members.”

― Pete Hoekstra

“Belonging to the Gang of Eight carries massive responsibility in representing all 435 members of the legislature in very sensitive national security exercises.”

― Pete Hoekstra

“The Obama-Clinton administration gambled with America’s national security by embracing radical jihadists, and the world lost.”

― Pete Hoekstra

“I believe that we need to set conditions to close the detention facility at Guantanamo. This includes retaining the option to transfer detainees from this facility elsewhere… It is in the U.S.’s national security interest to do so.”

― Pete Visclosky

“The centerpiece of the Bush administration’s case for going to war in Iraq was Secretary of State Colin Powell’s presentation to the U.N. Security Council on February 5, 2003, six weeks before the invasion.”

― Peter Bergen

“President Obama and a small team of senior national security officials were in the unusual position of acting as al-Awlaki’s jury, judges, and de facto executioners.”

― Peter Bergen

“Since Trump is not quick to forgive the merest of slights, it’s hard to imagine him calling on any of the officials who have publicly taken a stand against him to serve in key national security slots.”

― Peter Bergen

“Trump himself has not laid out a clear agenda on the national security issues that are the most pressing for the United States, from the resurgence of the Taliban in Afghanistan to the deepening Syrian civil war to the fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria and the flexing of Russian muscles under President Vladimir Putin.”

― Peter Bergen

“It is very much in America’s national security interests to ensure that the Taliban do not dominate Afghanistan and that neither ISIS nor al Qaeda continues their growth in the country.”

― Peter Bergen

“President-elect Donald Trump has a host of national security challenges to deal with as he assumes office, from the resurgence of the Taliban in Afghanistan to the grinding Syrian civil war to the flexing of Russian muscles under President Vladimir Putin to how to deal with ISIS as the terrorist army retreats in Iraq.”

― Peter Bergen

“During the campaign, Trump in many ways repudiated President Obama’s national security and foreign policy approach on issues like the Iran nuclear deal and immigration. So there’s a real question of continuity or disruption with Trump, which wouldn’t have existed if Clinton was president-elect.”

― Peter Bergen

“Security services, from Afghanistan to the United States, should be alert throughout the Ramadan period, but especially on the 27th day of the holy month.”

― Peter Bergen

“Anne Richard, a senior U.S. State Department official, testified at a Senate Homeland Security Committee hearing in November 2015 that any Syrian refugee trying to get into the United States is scrutinized by officials from the National Counterterrorism Center, FBI, Department of Homeland Security, State Department and Pentagon.”

― Peter Bergen

“In addition to a timeline, I have proposed that U.S. troops be removed from front line combat positions in Iraqi cities and towns, turning over daily security patrols, interactions with citizens, and any offensive security actions to the Iraqis themselves.”

― Peter DeFazio

“The U.S. cannot impose freedom, security, and unity in Iraq by force.”

― Peter DeFazio

“The training and equipping of Iraqi security forces should be accelerated.”

― Peter DeFazio

“Maybe everyone is a little too reassuring that things are going to be OK to college graduates. It gives them a false sort of security.”

― Peter Dinklage

“Snowden’s revelations shocked the world and made it very clear why we need to have some way to look over those who look over us. With increasing terrorist attacks, security is critical, but not without any accountability or oversight.”

― Peter Gabriel

“Refugees tend to avoid planes, airports and fake passports, even though flying may appear to be the most obvious way to flee. For one thing, security procedures at airports are far stricter than at land borders.”

― Peter Landesman

“Since 1989, public alarm at the prospect of atomic Armageddon has quietened, but the number of nuclear-armed states has increased, arsenals are being modernized, and powerful states remain convinced that a nuclear security umbrella is vital to national defense, domestic prestige, and geopolitical clout.”

― Peter Maurer

“Maybe I’m less sensitive to these issues because I see that what people need first is economic security, and only when they have that can they afford to focus on human rights.”

― Peter Munk

“Social Security faces a long-term actuarial deficit, yes.”

― Peter Orszag

“WikiLeaks presents a clear and present danger to the national security of the United States.”

― Peter T. King

“The president’s dream of a worldwide liberal utopia is going to undermine the security of the United States.”

― Peter T. King

“Everyone knows: if Russia threatens Ukraine and also has its sights on other states, this concerns the global security of Europe.”

― Petro Poroshenko

“I certainly respect privacy and privacy rights. But on the other hand, the first function of government is to guarantee the security of all the people.”

― Phil Crane

“Yes, we can pay the interest on the debt. We can renew the $500 billion worth of bonds that are coming due. We can mail out our Social Security checks. We can make sure those Medicare claims are honored. We can pay our military. We can protect our veterans. But when you get beyond that, the soup gets a little thin.”

― Phil Gingrey

“Quite frankly, I think nothing could do more to immediately bolster national security then enabling us to produce more oil and gas here at home at a price consumers could afford.”

― Phil Gramm

“How can we protect homeland security unless the government stops the invasion of illegal aliens?”

― Phyllis Schlafly

“We will continue to invest in high-growth areas… with a particular focus on digital, cloud, and security services.”

― Pierre Nanterme

“FusionX’s elite team of cyber security experts works at the C-Suite level to help clients test security and see their vulnerabilities through actual replica attacks. This acquisition brings to Accenture the critical ability to help our clients assess and respond to sophisticated cyber-attacks.”

― Pierre Nanterme

“India seeks to be a permanent member of the U.N. Security Council… things like this don’t happen automatically, you need constant dialogue and discussion with the world.”

― Pratibha Patil

“I have already applied to the Home Ministry for security. So far, I have got nothing. For security, I am staying underground.”

― Qandeel Baloch

“If you want the Migos to come to your venue, you need to have security there because of the type of music we’re rappin’. We get fans excited.”

― Quavo

“There has to be so many other ways of approaching airline security than demeaning ourselves by giving up a lot of our dignities and our liberty to do this.”

― Quico Canseco

“My grandmother had this high-tech security system – a rusty nail she used to lock the door.”

― Quincy Jones

“By granting 4 million undocumented immigrants social security numbers that can potentially be misused through loopholes in our tax code and voting laws, President Obama is poisoning the waters of public perception and reinforcing negative stereotypes of Latinos and all immigrants.”

― Rachel Campos-Duffy

“I’m a national security liberal, which I tell people because it’s meant to sound absurd.”

― Rachel Maddow

“If something is being done on a secret basis in national security, that’s a great reason for elected officials to not talk about it. And that’s a great way to shirk accountability for it with the public.”

― Rachel Maddow

“I’m really lucky to be in the TV industry and to have a regular yearly contract. That gives me security.”

― Rachel Riley

“We want to see Israel withdraw from our territory. But we don’t want to be accountable vis-a-vis Israel on the security basis, because we don’t see, in the absence of a peace agreement, that Lebanon can really be accountable to Israel if anything happens.”

― Rafik Hariri

“Israel has a security concern involving geography. But geography does not have the same value it did in 1967.”

― Rahm Emanuel

“Following well-established national security screening procedures and accurately informing Congress about them is not a joke or a political game. It is essential to guaranteeing that our national secrets are protected and to preventing possible blackmailing of key administration officials.”

― Raja Krishnamoorthi

“We must have the strictest adherence to security procedures to protect against compromise by hostile foreign powers.”

― Raja Krishnamoorthi

“We cannot afford to balance the budget on the backs of America’s middle class and seniors and must do what it takes to strengthen Social Security and Medicare, including enabling the government to negotiate the price of prescription drugs.”

― Raja Krishnamoorthi

“A porous border is a danger to America’s national security, the people who live near it, and to those who cross it.”

― Raja Krishnamoorthi

“We are focusing on four vertical markets – utilities, public sector, large enterprises, and transportation. And, we are building a software business as well that includes analytics, security, IOT platforms, and AI.”

― Rajeev Suri

“We have adopted a multi-pronged strategy against the attempts to radicalise the youth of the country. On the one hand, we have successfully de-radicalised our youth, and on the other hand, our security agencies have also taken action against certain individuals for their links and association with terror organisations.”

― Rajnath Singh

“If Pakistan and ISI stop supporting terrorist groups, security situation in South Asia would improve significantly.”

― Rajnath Singh

“We never want to expand our borders… but I can say that our security forces and defence forces possess all the might to protect our borders.”

― Rajnath Singh

“As far as women’s security is concerned, our government is committed to the cause.”

― Rajnath Singh

“We come into relationships often very much identified with our needs. I need this, I need security, I need refuge, I need friendship. And all of relationships are symbiotic in that sense. We come together because we fulfill each others’ needs at some level or other.”

― Ram Dass

“Our first concern is the security of the lawyers because without security you can’t possibly have a fair trial, if trial at all, and that’s not been adequately attended to.”

― Ramsey Clark

“The precondition to freedom is security.”

― Rand Beers

“Let’s means-test benefits – let’s means-test Social Security and Medicare and make the rich pay more for these benefits.”

― Rand Paul

“The Republican promise is for policies that create economic growth. Republicans believe lower taxes, less regulation, balanced budgets, a solvent Social Security and Medicare will stimulate economic growth.”

― Rand Paul

“Conservatives have always wanted border security before we had immigration reform.”

― Rand Paul

“The sacrifice of our personal liberty for security is and will forever be a false choice.”

― Rand Paul

“Nobody should be too boastful or too proud about their security because there are people who have a major interest in cracking the security of networks, the security of companies.”

― Randall L. Stephenson

“Clearly, border security has been the top domestic issue of the year, and rightly so. Securing our borders is an essential aspect of our national security.”

― Randy Neugebauer

“President Bush has a track record of making the right decisions when it comes to national security.”

― Randy Neugebauer

“Concern for ‘national security’ has introduced unprecedented insecurity to living in the United States as a legal permanent resident.”

― Rashida Tlaib

“Personally, I tend to be more interested in security and performance-related issues than other things.”

― Rasmus Lerdorf

“Jim, as just a spoken poet, was not that good. He needed the music behind him. He felt a security and a sense of abandon when the music existed around him.”

― Ray Manzarek

“QQ is not secure. You might as well be sharing your information with the Public Security Bureau.”

― Rebecca MacKinnon

“A number of countries, including Russia and China, have put forward proposals to regulate aspects of the Internet like ‘crime’ and ‘security’ that are currently unregulated at the global level due to lack of international consensus over what those terms actually mean or over how to balance enforcement with the protection of citizens’ rights.”

― Rebecca MacKinnon

“I am well aware of the facts presented by numerous security experts on the many ways in which the United States’ digital networks have come under siege by cybercriminals and under daily assault by hackers in league with various foreign governments.”

― Rebecca MacKinnon

“On March 5, 2011, protesters stormed the Egyptian state security headquarters. In real time, activists shared their discoveries on Twitter as they moved through a building that had until recently been one of the Mubarak regime’s largest torture facilities.”

― Rebecca MacKinnon

“As it turns out, American-made technology had helped Mubarak and his security state collect, compile, and parse vast amounts of data about everyday citizens.”

― Rebecca MacKinnon

“The quality of life decreases with heightened security.”

― Rebecca Miller

“Invariably, also a Palestinian state should live side by side with Israel within recognized and secure borders and the security and prosperity of the Palestinian people must be guaranteed.”

― Recep Tayyip Erdogan

“A fitting external security environment could also play an important role in promoting social consensus and institutionalization towards democratization.”

― Recep Tayyip Erdogan

“Security can be enhanced with hardware. You can have a software-only solution, but it can be made more robust in conjunction with hardware.”

― Renee James

“In the end, Arik believes in security above all and is a salient pragmatist, a disciple of Ben-Gurion.”

― Reuven Rivlin

“Energy independence and energy security are really two different things.”

― Rex Tillerson

“U.S. assistance provides the Jordanian government needed flexibility to pursue policies that are of critical importance to U.S. national security and to foreign policy objectives in the Middle East.”

― Richard Armitage

“The terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, changed the way we think about security.”

― Richard Burr

“Israel may be beloved, but for American security, it is not essential.”

― Richard Cohen

“The Taliban mostly attacks international and Afghan security forces. They rarely carry out attacks in markets.”

― Richard Engel

“No American ambassador has produced more Security Council Resolutions on the issue of Iran than John Bolton.”

― Richard Grenell

“U.S. foreign aid must be used more strategically to achieve our national security goals.”

― Richard Grenell

“I worked as a clerical assistant at the Department of Health and Social Security for about three months before I went to drama school.”

― Richard McCabe

“Paradigm shifts, particularly in diplomacy and security issues, are, by definition, major undertakings.”

― Richard N. Haass

“For President Bush, the first, the 41st president, George Herbert Walker Bush, I spent all 4 years of his presidency on the staff for the National Security Council.”

― Richard N. Haass

“President Bush is manufacturing a crisis by suggesting that Social Security is in imminent danger. It is not.”

― Richard Neal

“Under the Bush plan, Social Security gets weaker, not stronger.”

― Richard Neal

“We can preserve Social Security benefits for generations of Americans without privatizing this important program.”

― Richard Neal

“Fundamentally, I believe that the U.S. can improve its international standing and its national security by expanding trade and strengthening its relationships with moderate Muslim countries.”

― Richard Neal

“We got to fight to protect Social Security.”

― Richard Ojeda

“Limos are fine for prime ministers or presidents who need the security, but there’s no need for CEOs or executives to have one as a status symbol.”

― Richard Quest

“I’ve been a stalwart for national security.”

― Richard Shelby

“The Reagan Administration, generally regarded as having conducted the most successful Transition of modern times, had managed during the election campaign to build bridges to the Democrats in some areas, notably foreign and national security policy.”

― Richard V. Allen

“Everybody wants financial security for their family, and when a player says otherwise, he’s lying.”

― Richarlison

“As many as three million people are expected to attend the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, British Columbia. The security concerns and economic opportunities are great for both Canada and Washington state.”

― Rick Larsen

“Today’s global landscape is increasingly interconnected. China and the Middle East play critical roles towards international peace and security.”

― Rick Larsen

“And we need to maintain our foothold in the fight against terrorism and terrorist groups and respond to any degradation of Iraqi security or stability.”

― Rick Larsen

“Anticommunism in its modern form was invented by liberals like Harry Truman, the architect of the national security state. The proportion of the voting population that was not anticommunist in 1961 was miniscule.”

― Rick Perlstein

“As a general rule of thumb, Democrats do better in national elections when the year’s defining issue is economic fairness, and Republicans do better when the defining issue is national security.”

― Rick Perlstein

“I think every program needs to stand the sunshine of righteous scrutiny. Whether it’s Social Security, whether it’s Medicaid, whether it’s Medicare.”

― Rick Perry

“Isn’t that the ultimate homeland security, standing up and defending marriage?”

― Rick Santorum

“From my standpoint, I want to work with homeland security, justice to make sure that U.S. citizens’ vote is not diluted.”

― Rick Scott

“If you can’t even acknowledge that you have to fix Social Security, that’s not a very good starting point.”

― Rob Portman

“The Social Security disability fund is going belly up in 2016.”

― Rob Portman

“The broad goal, laid out by Congress, the Obama administration, and the U.N. Security Council, was that Iran would suspend all enrichment-related activities and not be permitted a path to ever pursue a nuclear weapons program.”

― Rob Portman

“Outside of a few national security issues like treason that the Constitution lays out, we don’t need federal crimes, and we don’t need federal prisons. We need state crimes and state prisons.”

― Rob Woodall

“On a planet that increasingly resembles one huge Maximum Security prison, the only intelligent choice is to plan a jail break.”

― Robert Anton Wilson

“The money the president wants to borrow for Iraq will come directly out of the American taxpayer wallets in the form of Medicare and Social Security receipts. That’s your money.”

― Robert Byrd

“To apply spin with security, you must learn to make a snug bridge with your forefinger looped over the cue. When you hit the cueball, follow straight through; don’t let your cue rise in the air after impact.”

― Robert Byrne

“F.D.R. had an economic crisis of unprecedented proportions in 1933 when he drove 15 major bills through the Congress, and super majorities in the House and the Senate in 1935 when he won passage of Social Security.”

― Robert Dallek

“Patterns of repetition govern each day, week, year, and lifetime. ‘Personal habits’ is one term we use to describe the most common of these repeated patterns. But I say these habits are sacred because they give deliberate structure to our lives. Structure gives us a sense of security. And that sense of security is the ground of meaning.”

― Robert Fulghum

“You have to have your wallet for security reasons. I’m the governor. And I had to have money. I had to buy something to eat. You have to have identification.”

― Robert J. Bentley

“Britain has taken itself out as a major player in the international system, at least for a while, with the kind of cuts that they’ve made in their national security budget.”

― Robert Kagan

“The more a person seeks security, the more that person gives up control over their life.”

― Robert Kiyosaki

“When I was young, many people worked for a company with a pension plan that covered them for as long as they lived. If they didn’t have a pension plan, they could count on Social Security and Medicare.”

― Robert Kiyosaki

“When President George W. Bush attempted to reform Social Security, that proposal was more unpopular with Americans than the Iraq war. People love their entitlements.”

― Robert Kiyosaki

“I think voiceover is an adjunct that actors have picked up that have given us some security.”

― Robert Stack

“With these vast advantages, ordinary and extraordinary, one would have supposed the North would have been content, and would have at least respected the security and tranquility of such obedient and profitable brethren; but such is not human nature.”

― Robert Toombs

“What the world needs most for its stability, and what the U.S. needs for its national security, is economic growth, which is driven first and foremost by expanded carbon use.”

― Robert Zubrin

“Nothing could do more harm to America’s national security than a carbon-restricted, depressed economy that would make funding our military impossible.”

― Robert Zubrin

“The revelation that the National Security Agency has been secretly amassing data on countless law-abiding American citizens has aroused great concern about the potential threat such an effort poses to liberty.”

― Robert Zubrin

“You walk into an arena with 10,000 people and no security and everybody hating you, it takes some gumption.”

― Roddy Piper

“This corridor is important to national security and important to the whole Northeast. So it’s not just our own New Jersey transportation needs: it’s the whole rail corridor here we’re talking about.”

― Rodney Frelinghuysen

“Bob Gates is really emblematic of the modern CIA. He joins it in 1968, just a day before the Soviets invaded Czechoslovakia. And, of course, he rises very quickly. In less than six years, he’s on the National Security Council staff, at the closing weeks of Richard Nixon’s presidency and then on into Gerald Ford.”

― Roger Morris

“John McCain has taken tens of millions of dollars from special interests and lobbyists in his senate and presidential campaigns. Now, we have to wonder if he will be able to remain objective on national security matters, as millions pour into his ‘charity’ from oppressive foreign governments.”

― Roger Stone

“Since other countries and terrorist organizations are working to secure information that could threaten national security, more funding is provided in the bill to increase counter-intelligence activities.”

― Roger Wicker

“I was writing ‘He Who Shapes’ when I was working for the Social Security Administration in Baltimore.”

― Roger Zelazny

“I’m dubious about having Social Security put into the stock market. I think that we have gotten very far away from the idea that there’s something sacrosanct about retirement investments.”

― Ron Chernow

“Obama does not need to worry as much as past Democratic presidents about being labeled soft on national security – not after giving the order that led to the assassination of Osama bin Laden. No, his biggest concern is being labeled tone deaf on joblessness and debt.”

― Ron Fournier

“Washington treats Social Security like a Ponzi scheme.”

― Ron Johnson

“It is incumbent upon each of us to improve spending and savings practices to ensure our own individual financial security and preserve the collective economic well-being of our great society.”

― Ron Lewis

“Since Social Security faces a large gap between what it promises younger workers and what it can afford to pay them, private savings will likely need to play a larger role in retirement planning for younger workers.”

― Ron Lewis

“Though Congress continues to explore possible solutions to ensure social security solvency, everyone must take personal responsibility to prepare their own retirement savings accordingly.”

― Ron Lewis

“Without significant reform, the Social Security Administration will be legally and financially unable to pay full promised benefits within a generation.”

― Ron Lewis

“I like a challenge. The fact that these are secret organizations, and also very important organizations that can engage in abuses that are so important to our national security – all that attracts me.”

― Ronald Kessler

“With the selection of Acting Secret Service Director Joseph P. Clancy as the director, President Obama has guaranteed that the agency will continue to lurch from one shocking security failure to another.”

― Ronald Kessler

“The greatest security for Israel is to create new Egypts.”

― Ronald Reagan

“Our national security is in a place where even my kids are concerned about things like ISIS when they hear about terrorist attacks on American soil.”

― Ronna McDaniel

“I don’t really care about job security.”

― Roy Choi

“The privatization plan weakens Social Security and threatens our economic security by creating trillions of dollars in new debt.”

― Ruben Hinojosa

“However, the Administration’s plan to privatize Social Security will undermine retirement security for all Americans by cutting guaranteed benefits by more than 40 percent, and risky private accounts won’t make up for the loss of benefits for millions of Americans.”

― Ruben Hinojosa

“United States foreign policy, which includes national security, is literally disintegrating before our eyes.”

― Rush Limbaugh

“The regional security in the Middle East cannot be further compromised by an Iranian loose cannon.”

― Russ Carnahan

“In 2003, this House voted to kill a Democratic amendment to add $250 million for port security grants; then again, in 2005, against a Democratic proposal calling for an additional $400 million in funding for port security.”

― Russ Carnahan

“From protecting our natural resources to providing maritime security and national defense, the Coast Guard’s duties are broad in scope, and the performance of those duties has never been more important.”

― Russ Carnahan

“I’m six foot two. If I need security around me, there’s a problem.”

― Ryan Reynolds

“We need to secure our southern border. Clearly, the southern border is now a nexus between immigration and national security. It’s a sieve.”

― Ryan Zinke

“One of our pillars has to be national security – our nation’s security both domestically and abroad.”

― Ryan Zinke

“In the case of the Syrian refugees, most of them are male. Most of them are of military age, and yes, it is a significant security issue in that a background check is only as good as the authorities have information on them.”

― Ryan Zinke

“Opportunity must be underpinned by security – and Labour must offer that security.”

― Sadiq Khan

“Oracle is obsessed with security. It’s an absolute requirement for all our products. The real security issue is when customers take older products that were not built for the Internet, and kind of rack them and put them on the Internet.”

― Safra A. Catz

“I never know what I’m going to do for the Post next. Two weeks ago I had a piece on Homeland Security. This is one of my pig ongoing projects. How unprepared we are for a terrorist attack.”

― Sally Quinn

“India considers Saudi Arabia a center of stability in the region. The security and stability of the Gulf region and that of the Indian subcontinent are interlinked. Bilateral security cooperation between India and Saudi Arabia will contribute to regional stability and in addressing the common threat of terrorism in the region.”

― Salman Khurshid

“There is no such thing as perfect security, only varying levels of insecurity.”

― Salman Rushdie

“Airport security exists to guard us against terrorist attacks.”

― Salman Rushdie

“Along with Senator Lieberman and others, I introduced the Energy Security Bill to use existing technologies with a variety of tax incentives to reduce our dependence on oil.”

― Sam Brownback

“My security comes from the fact that I’ve never done a job for money.”

― Sam Elliott

“I’m very protective of my online life, and I try and take as many security measures.”

― Sam Esmail

“I feel I belong in the movie business and I belong in the security business. It’s a natural for me.”

― Sam J. Jones

“U.N. Security Council resolutions are only as effective as their enforcement.”

― Samantha Power

“President Reagan, of course, did more than any other person to entrench the Republican reputation for toughness on national security.”

― Samantha Power

“Russia holds a permanent seat on the U.N. Security Council. This is a privilege, and it is a responsibility. Yet in Syria and in Aleppo, Russia is abusing this historic privilege.”

― Samantha Power

“In the 2000 election, George W. Bush, who had shirked military service, succeeded in presenting himself as more reliable on national security than Al Gore.”

― Samantha Power

“America needs a sensible, sustainable Iran policy that can meet U.S. security and economic interests, command international support and withstand the shifting Middle Eastern sands.”

― Samantha Power

“The way governments treat their own citizens matters; it matters because it can have a direct impact on international peace and security – and on our respective national security interests.”

― Samantha Power

“The desire for security must be balanced with our regard for liberty.”

― Samuel Schmid

“Retirement security is often compared to a three-legged stool supported by Social Security, employer-provided pension funds, and private savings.”

― Sander Levin

“That’s what healthcare reform is about: the middle class’s economic security.”

― Sander Levin

“Well, the security business has been growing. I think security is one of those areas where it’s to some degree not linear but maybe exponential growth.”

― Sanjay Kumar

“As Asia’s rising powers seek to sustain growth and ensure stability, energy security has moved to the forefront of Asian geopolitics.”

― Sanjaya Baru

“Let’s talk about national security. That’s what’s keeping most Americans up at night.”

― Sarah Huckabee Sanders

“Trans issues are also environmental issues. They’re also healthcare issues. They’re also national security issues.”

― Sarah McBride

“Intelligence is our first line of defense against terrorism, and we must improve the collection capabilities and analysis of intelligence to protect the security of the United States and its allies.”

― Saxby Chambliss

“The security of the United States, which is so dependent on having accurate and timely intelligence, is not a Republican or a Democratic issue.”

― Saxby Chambliss

“I never sought to privatize Social Security.”

― Saxby Chambliss

“’Dilbert’ became popular during the downsizing of the ’90s, and job security was a major theme of the strip.”

― Scott Adams

“President Obama’s own administration has publicly admitted that under the current framework, Syrian refugees cannot be vetted in a way that meets the rigorous security standards we rightfully expect.”

― Scott DesJarlais

“My colleagues and I met with Prime Minister Netanyahu and other Israeli military and security officials to discuss our votes against the terrible Iran deal and to reaffirm our commitment to our longstanding alliance.”

― Scott Garrett

“There are many challenges our country has – our economic security, our national security.”

― Scott Morrison

“Operation Sovereign Borders has been one of Australia’s greatest national security policy successes.”

― Scott Morrison

“When my co-founder and I first had the idea for IronPort, an email security company, we triangulated a list of the 20 most relevant people in email – former CEOs, open source technologists, investors and thought leaders.”

― Scott Weiss

“Do I want to see people take their Social Security payments and put them into private accounts, open up an eTrade account and go into the stock market? Absolutely not.”

― Sean Duffy

“Why should one U.S. airman give up his life when our national security is not in imminent danger?”

― Sean Hannity

“I was deputy assistant to the president. My job was strategist in the office of the chief strategist, Stephen Bannon. Somebody once described me as the president’s national security utility infielder.”

― Sebastian Gorka

“We have to stop illegal immigration in order to ensure security in Europe.”

― Sebastian Kurz

“In order to guarantee security in Europe, we need to strongly confront our defense policy in Europe. And we need a solution to our migration policy to secure the inner security of the E.U.”

― Sebastian Kurz

“Our national focus will be security, with the goal of ‘a Europe that protects.’”

― Sebastian Kurz

“Austria is unconditionally committed to the security of Israel and its citizens.”

― Sebastian Kurz

“Israel’s security is not negotiable for us; that is absolutely clear.”

― Sebastian Kurz

“All our security now depends on the wise decisions and cooperation of our leaders.”

― Sergei Lavrov

“The international community unfortunately did take sides in Libya, and we would never allow the Security Council to authorise anything similar to what happened in Libya.”

― Sergei Lavrov

“Attempts to settle crises by unilateral sanctions outside the framework of U.N. Security Council decisions threaten international peace and stability. Such attempts are counterproductive and contradict the norms and principles of international law.”

― Sergei Lavrov

“We provide transit facilities, we cooperate in equipping the Afghan army and security forces with arms and helicopters, we cooperate in training officers for law enforcement agencies.”

― Sergei Lavrov

“When Colonel Gadhafi started using his air force against civilians on the ground, we did not hesitate. Then we supported the resolution of the Security Council, which introduced arms embargo for Libya.”

― Sergei Lavrov

“Russia and the U.S. have unique experience in ensuring the safety and security of nuclear material.”

― Sergei Lavrov

“Hours before the Georgian invasion, Russia had been working to secure a United Nations Security Council statement calling for a renunciation of force by both Georgia and South Ossetians. The statement that could have averted bloodshed was blocked by western countries.”

― Sergei Lavrov

“Healthy children are more likely to attend school and are better able to learn. Healthy workers are more productive. More productive economies mean greater stability in developing countries and improved security in the West.”

― Seth Berkley

“I voted in support of H.R. 5192, which seeks to curb identity fraud by requiring the Social Security Administration (SSA) to develop a database that financial institutions can use to compare their consumer data against SSA records.”

― Seth Moulton

“Our national security is not a partisan issue.”

― Seth Moulton

“There is a certain security in having a great supporting cast.”

― Seth Rogen

“My wife is from India, and I come to India a lot. I have never faced any security issue.”

― Shahid Afridi

“I met Lalit Modi in London once. He had apprehensions regarding coming back to India, as his security was withdrawn. He was not worried about cases filed against him.”

― Sharad Pawar

“If people do not have jobs, they do not have a secure income, and they do not have a sense of security.”

― Sharan Burrow

“What we need is to make our senior citizens feel secure once more with their own Social Security and Medicare. But going forward, we need to personalize that program in a way that the government can’t go in and raid it any more.”

― Sharron Angle

“I support voluntary personal retirement accounts for Social Security. It should be people’s free choice.”

― Sharron Angle

“Unless you have economic security, then you can’t have general security.”

― Shehbaz Sharif

“Democrats need to stand strong against any efforts to cut benefits to Social Security and Medicare.”

― Sheldon Whitehouse

“We must unequivocally reject any cuts to Social Security or Medicare benefits.”

― Sheldon Whitehouse

“There is such a desire to give everybody a piece, we’re probably wasting a great deal of homeland security money trying to be politically correct, when we really need to make sure that our cities get the money they need.”

― Shelley Berkley

“Not only is privatizing Social Security not the solution to Social Security, it would exacerbate the problem.”

― Shelley Berkley

“It was called the Reclaim Guide. It was just a general protest guide that went over security culture and stuff like that. A small portion of that guide dealt with explosives information.”

― Sherman Austin

“We must support initiatives that provide clear, concrete measures and milestones that our troops need for defeating the insurgency, building up Iraqi security forces, and handing over Iraq to the Iraqi people.”

― Sherrod Brown

“The debate over Social Security should not be about how much we can cut from the program in order to balance the federal budget. The debate over Social Security should not be about raising the retirement age or limiting benefits. The debate over Social Security should be about retirement security.”

― Sherrod Brown

“When I look at the record of President Obama concerning the major issue security I think it’s a highly satisfactory record from Israeli point of view.”

― Shimon Peres

“I have the highest respect for Obama. I have worked with 10 American presidents, both Republicans and Democrats. As far as Israeli security is concerned, he has done the most that an American president can do.”

― Shimon Peres

“When I came to office, in terms of diplomacy and national security, as well as the economy, Japan was in a very severe situation.”

― Shinzo Abe

“Sadly the job security of lawyers has been ruined, so they are less willing to defend political defendants.”

― Shirin Ebadi

“I have social anxiety. It’s easier up on stage because there’s security in being there. When I’m off stage I’m trying not to be a manic freak. I’m quite shy.”

― Sia

“Dick Clarke, who was head of counter-terrorism in the National Security Council, pushed constantly for the Principals Committee, which is the key national security group of top officials to take up the issue of terrorism.”

― Sidney Blumenthal

“The security fence is reversible. Human lives are irreversible.”

― Silvan Shalom

“We are not going to damage our safety and our security. We’re not going to give those extremists the privilege to come so freely to Israel in order to carry out more attacks against us and kill us one day after another.”

― Silvan Shalom

“No one really has any job security anymore, including myself.”

― Simon Cowell

“I’ve spent hundreds of thousands of pounds on the very best security and I can assure you my homes are as safe as the Bank of England.”

― Simon Cowell

“Characters, like people, don’t need to be right – only understood and, perhaps, accepted. We are all grey, lighter and darker, depending on our state of security.”

― Sobhita Dhulipala

“When I travel abroad, because I’m Columbian, I’m always one that they check twice and security and I’m the one that they open my bag and the one they pull to the side to check the visa.”

― Sofia Vergara

“This Congress has promised all manner of border security and port security to the tune of billions of dollars… yet we have – to date – funded our promises for port security at only $900 million. That’s quite a distance between what we say and what we actually do.”

― Solomon Ortiz

“In South Texas, we understand how vital port security is and we fear the day a weapon of mass destruction could be brought into a U.S. port in a container and cause hundreds of thousands of casualties.”

― Solomon Ortiz

“Over the last five years, the Administration and the majority in Congress have appropriated less than $900 million for port security grants – despite the Coast Guard’s determination that $5.4 billion is needed over 10 years.”

― Solomon Ortiz

“In fact, in 2002, the Secretary of Defense authorized such support on a reimbursable basis to organizations formerly components of the Department of Justice and Department of the Treasury and currently components of the Department of Homeland Security.”

― Solomon Ortiz

“The third group is focused on counterintelligence and security. I think the reason for that is fairly evident, in terms of vulnerabilities of the department and the harm that can come to it by failing to detect when we have, in fact, been harmed.”

― Stephen Cambone

“We’ve talked to the Europeans about it. It’s clear if those negotiations fail, then we are agreed with the Europeans that the next step is to take the matter to the U.N. Security Council.”

― Stephen Hadley

“We’ve got to see a state where the Afghan government can handle its own day-to-day security.”

― Stephen Harper

“We should have been there shoulder to shoulder with our allies. Our concern is the instability of our government as an ally. We are playing again with national and global security matters.”

― Stephen Harper

“As long as Iran believes that its security will be increased by having a nuclear program, it’s going to pursue its program.”

― Stephen Kinzer

“Social Security is the greatest swindle of the poor ever.”

― Stephen Moore

“A lifetime single worker really gets a horrid deal from Social Security. The return on average is less than 0.5 percent. These workers would be nearly better off stuffing their payroll tax dollars under a mattress.”

― Stephen Moore

“There is no doubt that Montanans support our nation’s efforts to enhance national security.”

― Steve Bullock

“It was immediately clear to me that security was a cross-cutting issue, so rather than dividing the space up in parallel with each of the other areas, I wanted security cut across the areas in addition to having its own content.”

― Steve Crocker

“For these reasons, women tend to rely more heavily on Social Security in their retirement than do men.”

― Steve Israel

“I believe that social security should be a universal retirement guarantee and not means tested.”

― Steve Israel

“Since Social Security was established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1935 to ensure economic security for American workers, poverty among American seniors has dramatically declined.”

― Steve Israel

“The President and I agree that Social Security needs to be preserved so that we can ensure that all Americans receive the retirement benefits they’ve been promised. But we disagree as to how best to fix the system.”

― Steve Israel

“All Americans have a sacred duty to guarantee Social Security benefits to our nation’s senior citizens.”

― Steve King

“If you’re a kid at a secondary comprehensive in North London as I was in the seventies, prancing around doing acting and being a luvvie wasn’t really a good idea for your personal security.”

― Steve McFadden

“The minute you do any layoffs, you might as well lay off the whole joint because everybody forgets about the customer and worries about their job security.”

― Steve Wynn

“In a bid for change, we have to take off our coats, be prepared to lose our comfort and security, our jobs and positions of prestige, and our families… A struggle without casualties is no struggle.”

― Steven Biko

“Thanks to decades of accumulated federal budget deficits and, more significantly, imprudent Medicare and Social Security policies, we’ve stolen almost $60 trillion from our children.”

― Steven Rattner

“To fix Social Security, we should first stop using the Consumer Price Index to adjust benefits for inflation. Using the C.P.I. overstates the impact of inflation and has also led to larger increases in benefits for Social Security recipients than the income gains of typical American workers.”

― Steven Rattner

“As governor of RBI, Dr. Rajan has sent confidential and sensitive financial information to various persons around the world on his University of Chicago unsecure personal email address. This is a reckless disregard of the national security of India.”

― Subramanian Swamy

“The War on Terror is one of the most critical national security efforts in our history.”

― Sue Kelly

“Social Security is the very foundation of retirement security for millions of Americans.”

― Sue Kelly

“I am staunchly committed to ensuring the long-term solvency of Social Security and preserving full benefits for Americans who have spent their entire working lives contributing to this program.”

― Sue Kelly

“But there is a need to explore ways we can preserve the promise of Social Security for future generations.”

― Sue Kelly

“It is, of course, true that I have given priority to the settling of the problem of security and the problem of Irian Barat, although I knew that in order to do these things, almost three-quarters of our national product had to be spent.”

― Sukarno

“Open platforms historically undergo a lot of scrutiny, but there are a lot of advantages to having an open source platform from a security standpoint.”

― Sundar Pichai

“I have three focus areas: security, developer tools, and wearable Internet/Internet of Things.”

― Sunil Nagaraj

“We do need to strengthen our security at the border.”

― Susan Collins

“Americans understand that our security is enhanced when the United States is trusted and respected in the world.”

― Susan Rice

“For the United States to recommit itself to the obligation that we undertook in the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty that many other states undertook, which was to work towards disarmament and the eventual elimination of nuclear weapons, is something that manifestly serves our national security interests.”

― Susan Rice

“My father was a security guard. I was a security guard.”

― Susana Martinez

“National security, both internal and external, is a challenge.”

― Sushma Swaraj

“I see it along our northern border – the importance of security must be balanced with humane enforcement policies that don’t bully schoolchildren who are poised to contribute to our society.”

― Suzan DelBene

“Time is key to building your financial security.”

― Suze Orman

“We tend to focus on assets and forget about debts. Financial security requires facing up to the big picture: assets minus debts.”

― Suze Orman

“Owning a home is a keystone of wealth – both financial affluence and emotional security.”

― Suze Orman

“In order to create lasting security you must learn to stand in your truth.”

― Suze Orman

“I’d thought sexuality was instinctive or natural, but it’s profoundly linked to inner security and cultural context.”

― Tahar Ben Jelloun

“My brothers are my security.”

― Takeoff

“What seems like comfort and security one day can all be taken away the very next.”

― Tammy Duckworth

“I am followed in department stores. I have walked in dressed professionally or dressed in jeans, and I have walked into stores, and instantly, security is on my back.”

― Tamron Hall

“In its haste to bolster nationalism, in its obsession with security, Europe is losing its soul.”

― Tariq Ramadan

“To be honest, as an actor, job security is not a trait.”

― Taylor Kinney

“I don’t have big security guards. I don’t have an entourage.”

― Taylor Swift

“You, too, will be driven away from your native land and ancient domains as leaves are driven before the wintry storms. Sleep not longer, O Choctaws and Chickasaws, in false security and delusive hopes. Our broad domains are fast escaping from our grasp.”

― Tecumseh

“If we’re going to win in 2016, we need a consistent conservative: someone who has been a fiscal conservative, a social conservative, a national security conservative.”

― Ted Cruz

“Those who want to cut Social Security are prepared to take hostages, manufacture crises, and use scare tactics to undermine the retirement security of Americans.”

― Ted Deutch

“The American people do not want their taxpayer dollars funding any activity that runs counter to the security of our nation or our ally Israel.”

― Ted Deutch

“Social Security is the only thing most Americans can count on to keep them out of poverty during retirement.”

― Ted Deutch

“Social Security is too vital to be lumped into backroom budget talks where the views of ordinary Americans risk going unheard.”

― Ted Deutch

“Social Security is fundamentally strong.”

― Ted Deutch

“Social Security is legally prohibited from contributing to the deficit. It cannot use debt to pay out benefits.”

― Ted Deutch

“Individuals want to know that none of their own money is being invested in companies that put their profits ahead of international security.”

― Ted Deutch

“In South Florida, where there are so many beneficiaries, when Social Security isn’t adjusted to reflect their increased costs, that affects their daily lives and their contributions to our local economy.”

― Ted Deutch

“I introduced the Food Security Improvement Act in Congress to remedy the fact that most SNAP beneficiaries find themselves skipping meals or running out of benefits every month.”

― Ted Deutch

“I think we’ve already voted at the U.N., in the Security Council, to get rid of nuclear weapons. Let’s get rid of them. Let’s get rid of ours and then Iran will stop, I believe. And so everybody else will, because if everybody doesn’t have them, then we’re safe, at least safe from a nuclear attack.”

― Ted Turner

“The specter of climate change threatens worsening natural disasters, rapid urbanization, forced migration, and economic hardship for the most vulnerable. Despite significant global advances, inability to effectively address epidemics and health emergencies still prevail and continuously threaten global health security and economic development.”

― Tedros Adhanom

“Strong health and disease surveillance systems halt epidemics that take lives, disrupt economies, and pose global health security threats.”

― Tedros Adhanom

“When I retired from the NFL, no one knew who I was, and I had to start all over. I ended up doing security in L.A., and I was just on movie sets and watching.”

― Terry Crews

“It has been almost three years since U.S. President Barack Obama pipsqueaked on his chemical-weapons ‘red line’ in Syria and joined with Russian strongman Vladimir Putin in the pantomime that resulted in the Sept. 27, 2013 U.N. Security Council Resolution 2118, which called on Assad to surrender his chemical weapons stockpile.”

― Terry Glavin

“In the case of non-signatory states like Syria and Iraq, the U.N. Security Council is mandated with enforcement of the International Criminal Court’s jurisdictions in matters of genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity.”

― Terry Glavin

“We need not renounce the use of conventional force. We will be ready to repel any clear and present danger that poses a genuine threat to our national security and survival.”

― Theodore C. Sorensen

“I believe in an America in which the fruits of productivity and prosperity are shared by all, by workers as well as owners, by those at the bottom as well as those at the top; an America in which the sacrifices required by national security are shared by all, by profiteers in the back offices as well as volunteers on the front lines.”

― Theodore C. Sorensen

“Above all, we shall wage no more unilateral, ill-planned, ill-considered, and ill-prepared invasions of foreign countries that pose no actual threat to our security.”

― Theodore C. Sorensen

“National security is the first duty of government but we are also committed to reversing the substantial erosion of civil liberties.”

― Theresa May

“There is only one rule of law in our country, which provides rights and security for every citizen.”

― Theresa May

“It is not possible to debate the balance between privacy and security, including the rights and wrongs of intrusive powers, without also understanding the threats.”

― Theresa May

“The U.K. courts were very clear that Abu Qatada posed a threat to our national security – that’s why we were pleased as a government to be able to remove him from the United Kingdom.”

― Theresa May

“David Cameron has already said, and I have said, that a Conservative government would be giving the security agencies and law enforcement agencies the powers that they need to ensure that they are keeping up to date as people communicate with data.”

― Theresa May

“None of the modes by which a magistrate is appointed, popular election, the accident of the lot, or the accident of birth, affords, as far as we can perceive, much security for his being wiser than any of his neighbours.”

― Thomas Babington Macaulay

“For a people who are free, and who mean to remain so, a well-organized and armed militia is their best security.”

― Thomas Jefferson

“Growing up in Versailles is like growing up in a museum, and the people living there are almost the security.”

― Thomas Mars

“I have a statement on the Social Security. A lot of people approaching that age have either already retired on pensions or have made irreversible plans to retire very soon… I consider it a breach of faith to renege on that promise. It is a rotten thing to do.”

― Thomas P. O’Neill

“The instant formal government is abolished, society begins to act. A general association takes place, and common interest produces common security.”

― Thomas Paine

“Surrounded by military airplanes and warships from the world’s most civilized and developed nations, we have been denied permission by friendly governments, for reasons of security, to land anywhere, but in the tiny, and still neutral, Republic of Djibouti.”

― Thor Heyerdahl

“I don’t need a security guy pushing my fans around.”

― Tiffany Darwish

“Race to race, the Republicans are putting up candidates that are quite far out of the mainstream in terms of should we have passed the Civil Rights Act or does Social Security need to exist.”

― Tim Kaine

“Since September 11, the U.S. has significantly improved its security to prevent another attack.”

― Timothy Murphy

“The only agency of the federal government with a more demoralized workforce than Homeland Security is the Small Business Administration, a notorious turkey farm that should have been abolished years ago.”

― Timothy Noah

“If the Pentagon truly confined itself to providing defense, then presumably we wouldn’t need a whole separate government agency to provide ‘Homeland Security.’”

― Timothy Noah

“Social Security is a tax.”

― Todd Akin

“Social Security is a tax and an insurance program. It’s not a 401(k) program.”

― Todd Wilcox

“The purpose of the military is to close with and destroy the enemy on behalf of our national security priorities.”

― Todd Wilcox

“The acquisition of Silverback 7 will expand our ability to support vital national security programs, and there’s not a better business-friendly environment to do that than right here in Central Florida.”

― Todd Wilcox

“I got a top-secret security clearance and served in the CIA.”

― Todd Wilcox

“We need people with real-world experience, especially in national security.”

― Todd Wilcox

“Promoting and protecting human rights internationally is not just a matter of principle or morality – doing so also serves our national security interests.”

― Todd Young

“It is both wrong and short-sighted to believe that we can better protect our national security interests by ignoring or sidelining human rights.”

― Todd Young

“U.S. national security interests are best served when the United Nations effectively fulfills this core purpose.”

― Todd Young

“The TSA is gambling with the security of civil aviation and expanding its scope irresponsibly. The problem with computerized passenger profiling is that it simply does not work.”

― Tom Bossert

“Social Security and Medicare represent promises made and we must keep these commitments.”

― Tom Coburn

“Hillary Clinton exposed our nation’s most sensitive national security secrets to foreign adversaries.”

― Tom Cotton

“Guantanamo Bay is a first-rate detention facility that’s kept terrorists off the battlefield and kept America safe. It’s critical role in our national security cannot be overstated.”

― Tom Cotton

“We’re not responsible for the domestic security of every one of our allies.”

― Tom Cotton

“In order to make any kind of living, you cannot afford to say no. If anything comes up, you’ve got to take it; you’ve got to grab it with both hands because security is really not there.”

― Tom Goodman-Hill

“I seethe at the humiliation of airport security checks.”

― Tom Hodgkinson

“I’m not sure if I could bear to go on an aeroplane again. It’s not my concern for the welfare of the planet. It’s not even the long check-in times and queuing. No, it’s the humiliation of the security process that has finally done it for me.”

― Tom Hodgkinson

“My sister and I both benefited hugely from the great security that our parents had given us, and then we went off and squandered it all rushing around in showbiz.”

― Tom Hollander

“A stable Iraq at peace with its neighbors will remain elusive until we improve both the security and the economic environment in Iraq.”

― Tom Lantos

“We’re the party that has fought for Medicare. We’re the party that has fought for Social Security. The Republicans have tried to privatize Social Security and voucherize Medicare.”

― Tom Perez

“Leaders need to be thinking constantly about what they’re doing to create a basic sense of security and stability throughout an organization.”

― Tom Rath

“I’m confident that the terrorists are aware that from the curb to the cockpit we’ve got additional security measures that didn’t exist a couple of years ago.”

― Tom Ridge

“Protecting the dignity and the security our seniors have earned is a commitment that spans generations and party lines.”

― Tom Rooney

“What is the society we wish to protect? Is it the society of complete surveillance for the commonwealth? Is this the wealth we seek to have in common – optimal security at the cost of maximal surveillance?”

― Tom Stoppard

“If House Republicans can’t get border security right, who will trust them on the other bills?”

― Tom Tancredo

“With existing technology, we can enforce airport security without sacrificing our personal privacy.”

― Tom Udall

“The future of healthcare security should include flexibility from the federal government to allow us to serve the state’s most vulnerable citizens.”

― Tom Vilsack

“The spread of freedom is the best security for the free.”

― Tony Blair

“In other words, Social Security is every bit as insecure as the stock market.”

― Tony Snow

“The real sin with Social Security is that it’s a long-term rip-off and a short-term scam.”

― Tony Snow

“The first time cyber was even a panel discussion at the Munich Security Conference, which is – I mean, we’ve got hundreds of specialists there – was 2011. That’s how long it took.”

― Toomas Hendrik Ilves

“We do need to think about how we have security – everyone has a right to that – but we also need to think about how we maintain civil rights and personal freedom.”

― Tracy Chapman

“America has some capabilities that Israel doesn’t have. And Israel cannot place their security in the hands of Barack Obama; they can’t do it.”

― Trent Franks

“The platform we had in Dallas, the 1984 Republican platform, all the ideas we supported there – from tax policy, to foreign policy; from individual rights, to neighborhood security – are things that Jefferson Davis and his people believed in.”

― Trent Lott

“When we distinguish between Israel’s right to defend itself and settlements, then we legitimize its security needs; when we distinguish between isolated settlements and the blocs, then we legitimize the settlement blocs.”

― Tzipi Livni

“There is the worldview of Greater Israel, the worldview of settlements: to send citizens to live in those places. That’s not about security; that’s not about the army. That’s about an ideology that believes we need to stay in all of the Land of Israel. I don’t share that ideology.”

― Tzipi Livni

“Israel’s security doctrine is not that Israel must invade every place from which a threat to Israel emanates.”

― Tzipi Livni

“I don’t question any American president in terms of his commitment to the security of the state of Israel.”

― Tzipi Livni

“You need education. You need subsistence protection. We need jobs and social security. These are preconditions under which it will perhaps be possible to deal with these complex circumstances.”

― Ulrich Beck

“Energy use is merely a means to many rewarding ends: economic security, education, health.”

― Vaclav Smil

“Of course, when you’re a parent, that’s your paramount concern, for your children, and there were some very credible and frightening threats, and the agency declined to provide any security, and it felt like a betrayal all over again. It was really painful.”

― Valerie Plame

“I still have my original social security card signed when I was 13.”

― Vernon L. Smith

“By dedicating so much concentration to the issue of security, bilateral matters pass to a secondary level.”

― Vicente Fox

“So if Arizona sees the federal government isn’t assuming its responsibilities, it creates local laws. But migration and keeping security on the borders is not a local or state issue, it’s a federal issue.”

― Vicente Fox

“NATO remains the cornerstone of Atlantic security.”

― Victor Ponta

“How can I convert the enthusiasm of voters into a practical programme of action that meets their desire for economic security and greater prosperity?”

― Victor Ponta

“Whoever thinks… that the European economy can be competitive without economic cooperation with Russia, whoever thinks that energy security can exist in Europe without the energy that comes from Russia, is chasing ghosts.”

― Viktor Orban

“We must set up large refugee camps outside the E.U. with armed security and financial support provided by the Union.”

― Viktor Orban

“Quit Babylon for love of the Babylonians.And do not seek ease or security you can obtain by using Babylon. What will it avail you to cease living in Babylon if you do not also cease living on Babylon?”

― Vincent McNabb

“All of us who serve in the House of Representatives and the Senate pay into Social Security.”

― Virgil Goode

“Seniors are concerned about Medicare and Social Security. I advocated in Congress a separate and distinct lockbox fund for Social Security.”

― Virgil Goode

“I’m a conservative, but with a focus on average people. For instance, I support Social Security and Medicare.”

― Virgil Goode

“This is my first term. I was told it was going to be an exciting term, and a lot of things would be done, and I cannot think about something more exciting than save Social Security.”

― Virginia Foxx

“The life expectancy is much longer today than it was when Social Security was created.”

― Virginia Foxx

“One poll shows that by 61 percent to 29 percent Americans under 40 say that Social Security needs to be fixed.”

― Virginia Foxx

“In order to have a decentralised database, you need to have security. In order to have security, you need to – you need to have incentives.”

― Vitalik Buterin

“From the Bush Administration to the 9-11 Commission, there is an urgent and universally recognized need to change the broken formula through which Homeland Security grant money currently is allocated to our first responders.”

― Vito Fossella

“In line with international law, only the U.N. Security Council could sanction the use of force against a sovereign state. Any other pretext or method which might be used to justify the use of force against an independent sovereign state are inadmissible and can only be interpreted as an aggression.”

― Vladimir Putin

“Our military might is the guarantor of Russia’s security and independence.”

― Vladimir Putin

“The United States and Russian security services regularly exchange information.”

― Vladimir Putin

“How the snow falls in the north! Flake on flake falling incessantly, until the small dingles are almost on a level with the uplands. It throws itself on the leaves of autumn, and holds them down in security from the strongest winds.”

― W. H. Davies

“EmTech Asia brings together some of the brightest minds in technology and computer security.”

― Walter O’Brien

“Well, it’s taken a long time to get the Department of Homeland Security established. It’s taken a long time for the Congress to decide how much it wanted to fund.”

― Warren Rudman

“The other thing about FEMA, my understanding is that it was supposed to move into the Department of Homeland Security… and be what it was, but also having a lot of lateral communication with all those others involved in that issue of homeland security.”

― Warren Rudman

“From the employees’ standpoint, in 1935, Social Security was a big gamble. Employees would be required to participate in the program, contributing a percentage of their income for their entire adult working life.”

― Wayne Allard

“Only the insecure strive for security.”

― Wayne Dyer

“An economy genuinely local and neighborly offers to localities a measure of security that they cannot derive from a national or a global economy controlled by people who, by principle, have no local commitment.”

― Wendell Berry

“Next to upholding the Constitution of the United States, the president’s highest duty is to protect the security of this country – our national security.”

― Wesley Clark

“Cloud computing is a challenge to security, but one that can be overcome.”

― Whitfield Diffie

“It isn’t that secrets are never needed in security. It’s that they are never desirable.”

― Whitfield Diffie

“I don’t expect an overnight change of all desktops to what the US Military used to call B3 level security. And even that would not stop users from shooting themselves into the foot.”

― Wietse Venema

“This will surprise some of your readers, but my primary interest is not with computer security. I am primarily interested in writing software that works as intended.”

― Wietse Venema

“The Postfix security model is based on keeping software simple and stupid.”

― Wietse Venema

“Barring some national security concern, I see no valid reason to keep peer-reviewed research from the public. To be clear, by ‘peer review,’ I mean scientific review and not a political filter.”

― Wilbur Ross

“Despite unprecedented levels of technological advancement and the interconnectedness of the world, the pursuit of truth in the realms of foreign policy and national security remains a critical issue. This is because the level of ‘noise’ that must be sifted through has also reached an unprecedented size and scope.”

― Will Hurd

“Food security is a global problem, with real and immediate effects on national security.”

― Will Hurd

“No one can build his security upon the nobleness of another person.”

― Willa Cather

“Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life. Security is an insipid thing.”

― William Congreve

“The most desirable state of mankind is that which maintains general security with the smallest encroachment upon individual independence.”

― William Godwin

“For the security of the UK, it matters a lot for Somalia to become a more stable place.”

― William Hague

“President Obama’s record on national security is a tribute to his strength, and judgment, and to his preference for inclusion and partnership over partisanship.”

― William J. Clinton

“You cannot establish sound security on borrowed money.”

― William J. H. Boetcker

“We will never have real safety and security for wage earners unless we provide for safety and security for the wage payers and wage savers.”

― William J. H. Boetcker

“The reason CAFTA should be enacted is not economic benefits: it is national security.”

― William M. Daley

“Many regulators are quick to apply existing compliance practices that treat tokens as a security, therefore elevating the barriers and costs of implementation for entrepreneurs.”

― William Mougayar

“In order to grow-up, blockchains will eventually need a lot of standards that are vendor- and solutions-agnostic. So many areas are ripe for standards developments: smart contracts, tokens, security, storage, messaging, identities, naming, record-keeping, and more.”

― William Mougayar

“Power always has to be kept in check; power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous.”

― William Proxmire

“I don’t understand the Democrats’ approach to Social Security in this country, and I’m not alone.”

― William Weld

“Speaking of tax fairness, it was Senator Kerry who voted to increase the income tax on senior citizens on Social Security, earning as little as $32,000 a year.”

― William Weld

“I will fight like the dickens to protect Social Security.”

― Xavier Becerra

“The missile that downed the Malaysian plane, they say, is a Russian-made missile. But the weapons that are used in the barbarism in the barbaric act against the Palestinians were made by the West, and nobody is blaming them. Nobody talks about it; not even the U.N. Security Council can pass a resolution against Israel!”

― Yahya Jammeh

“Instead of personal security, citizens are afraid to walk down the street in Jerusalem.”

― Yair Lapid

“Israelis want peace and security, and Palestinians want peace and justice – these are two very different things, and this is the real gap we have to close.”

― Yair Lapid

“Israel has an important principle: It is only Israel that is responsible for our security.”

― Yitzhak Rabin

“As prime minister, I changed Israel’s position on peace negotiations. I made it clear that we are ready to go along with Resolution 242 of the U.N. Security Council, which specifies withdrawal to secure and recognized boundaries in the context of peace.”

― Yitzhak Rabin

“People should beware of those who hail terrorists and play with the security of the country.”

― Yogi Adityanath

“If terrorism tries to dent the security of this country and its sovereignty, we will give it a befitting reply.”

― Yogi Adityanath

“Music is like my security blanket.”

― Yoko Ono

“It is my policy to deepen the Japan-U.S. alliance and to deepen security and economic relations as well as personal exchanges.”

― Yoshihiko Noda

“In this post 9-11 world we live in, it is critical we take steps to improve the safety and security of the Trucking Industry which has proven to be our most mobile and flexible mode of transporting goods.”

― Zach Wamp

“When we were in Sweden, there was a fan that hid in a bin. I think one of the security guards saw and tried to take her out, and she went a bit crazy and started tackling them.”

― Zayn Malik

“Japan needs the American market and it also needs American security protection. Japan also needs America as the necessary stabilizer of an orderly world system with economies truly open to international trade.”

― Zbigniew Brzezinski

“I have been struck by the pervasive frequency of pompously patriotic ads for the defense industry, usually accompanied by deferential salutations to our men and women who are heroically sacrificing their lives in our defense. Do we really need all of that for our security?”

― Zbigniew Brzezinski

“The security link between us and Europe is very important for European security but also for our security.”

― Zbigniew Brzezinski

“It is axiomatic that the security of America and Europe are linked.”

― Zbigniew Brzezinski

“A waning United States would likely be more nationalistic, more defensive about its national identity, more paranoid about its homeland security, and less willing to sacrifice resources for the sake of others’ development.”

― Zbigniew Brzezinski

“It is in the U.S. interest to engage Iran in serious negotiations – on both regional security and the nuclear challenge it poses.”

― Zbigniew Brzezinski

“John Kerry, who says he doesn’t like outsourcing, wants to outsource our national security.”

― Zell Miller

“For more than 20 years, on every one of the great issues of freedom and security, John Kerry has been more wrong, more weak and more wobbly than any other national figure.”

― Zell Miller

“Social Security not only helps Americans enjoy a secure retirement, it has also kept millions of Americans out of poverty.”

― Zoe Lofgren

“I think I need security.”

― Zoe Sugg
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