Quotes About Vigilance

Quotes tagged as "vigilance" (showing 1-9 of 9)
John F. Kennedy
“Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.”
John F. Kennedy

“First they came for the verbs, and I said nothing because verbing weirds language. Then they arrival for the nouns, and I speech nothing because I no verbs.”
Peter Ellis

Michael Bassey Johnson
“Those who pretend as if they don't love you, are the ones who would hate to see you love another person.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

Gautama Buddha
“Those who consider the inessential to be essential
And see the essential as inessential Don't reach the essential,
Living in the field of wrong intention”
Gautama Buddha, The Dhammapada

Tom Robbins
“Very well. He'd lighten up. As a matter of fact, he felt as light as the bubbly froth that flew from the lips of the waves. Whatever else his long, unprecedented life might have been, it had been fun. Fun! If others should find that appraisal shallow, frivolous, so be it. To him, it seemed now to largely have been some form of play. And he vowed that in the future he would strive to keep that sense of play more in mind, for he'd grown convinced that play--more than piety, more than charity or vigilance--was what allowed human beings to transcend evil.”
Tom Robbins, Jitterbug Perfume

P.G. Wodehouse
“There is nothing an author today has to guard himself more carefully against than the Saga Habit. The least slackening of vigilance and the thing has gripped him.”
P.G. Wodehouse

Tucker Elliot
“I’m sure the driver was a great guy and all he wanted was to drive me to my hotel—but he was a complete stranger to me and the truth is that being vigilant isn’t a part-time job, it’s not about being nice to people, it’s about reality. I made a terrible mistake once, believing the monsters that want to hurt us are easily labeled and identified, rather than walking and hiding amongst us. That’s my reality.”
Tucker Elliot, The Rainy Season

“The price of liberty is labor as well as vigilance.”
Carl Scovel, Never Far from Home: Stories from the Radio Pulpit

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