Quotes of the Day for 13 September 2001 – Security
One of my first reactions to the atrocities on Tuesday was to fear what Americans would give up in freedom in the name of security. Sure enough, we are seeing new or renewed restrictions on travel in the air and on the roads, and the FBI increased Internet monitoring before the day was over. Here are some thoughts on Security from the past.
Security is when everything is settled. When nothing can happen to you. Security is the denial of life.
- Germaine Greer
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.... Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
- Helen Keller, 1880 - 1968
Most people want security in this world, not liberty.
- H. L. Mencken
Clearly, security without values is like a ship without a rudder. But values without security are like a rudder without a ship.
- Henry Kissinger
It isn't for the moment you are struck that you need courage but for the long uphill climb back to sanity and faith and security.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
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