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The task we must set for ourselves is not to feel secure, but to be able to tolerate insecurity.

Only the insecure strive for security.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
I don't want expensive gifts; I don't want to be bought. I have everything I want. I just want someone to be there for me, to make me feel safe and secure.
Security depends not so much upon how much you have, as upon how much you can do without.
Security... it's simply the recognition that changes will take place and the knowledge that you're willing to deal with whatever happens.
Security represents your sense of worth, your identity, your emotional anchorage, your self-esteem, your basic personal strength or lack of it.
The ultimate security is your understanding of reality.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
Security is when everything is settled. When nothing can happen to you. Security is the denial of life.
There's no security on this earth, only opportunity.
The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.
When you know that you're capable of dealing with whatever comes, you have the only security the world has to offer.
Many people think that by hoarding money they are gaining safety for themselves. if money is your ONLY hope for independence, you will never have it. The only real security that a person can have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability. Without these qualities, money is practically useless.
There is nothing assured to mortals.
Security is the priceless product of freedom. Only the strong can be secure, and only in freedom can men produce those material resources which can secure them from want at home and against aggression from abroad.
Man maintains his balance, poise, and sense of security only as he is moving forward.
Stability is not immobility.
Yet one thing secures us what ever betide, the scriptures assures us the Lord will provide.
I have come back again to where I belong; not an enchanted place, but the walls are strong.
Whatever has overstepped its due bounds is always in a state of instability.
The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.
It's an old adage that the way to be safe is never to be secure. Each one of us requires the spur of insecurity to force us to do our best.
No one has a prosperity so high and firm that two or three words can't dishearten it.
Nothing is secure but life, transition, the energizing spirit.
There can be no security where there is fear.
There is no such thing as security. There never has been.
Security will produce danger.
There is nothing stable in the world; uproar's your only music.
God himself is not secure, having given man dominion over his work.
Anyone who says that economic security is a human right, has been to much babied. While he babbles, other men are risking and losing their lives to protect him. They are fighting the sea, fighting the land, fighting disease and insects and weather and space and time, for him, while he chatters that all men have a right to security and that some pagan god -- Society, The State, The Government, The Commune -- must give it to them. Let the fighting men stop fighting this inhuman earth for one hour, and he will learn how much security there is.
Only in growth, reform, and change, paradoxically enough, is true security to be found.
The middle station is the most secure.
All things human hang by a slender thread; and that which seemed to stand strong suddenly falls and sinks in ruins.
Most people never feel secure because they are always worried that they will lose their job, lose the money they already have, lose their spouse, lose their health, and so on. The only true security in life comes from knowing that every single day you are improving yourself in some way, that you are increasing the caliber of who you are and that you are valuable to your company, your friends, and your family.
In the future days, which we seek to make secure, we look forward to a world founded upon four essential human freedoms. The first is freedom of speech and expression--everywhere in the world. The second is freedom of every person to worship God in his own way--everywhere in the world. The third is freedom from want--which, translated into world terms, means economic understandings which will secure to every nation a healthy peacetime life for its inhabitants--everywhere in the world. The fourth is freedom from fear--which, translated into world terms, means a world-wide reduction of armaments to such a point and in such a thorough fashion that no nation will be in a position to commit an act of physical aggression gainst any neighbor--anywhere in the world.
Security is the chief enemy of mortals.
Happiness has many roots, but none more important than security.
Security in human systems we're told will always, always last. Emotions are the sail, and blind faith is the mast. Without the breath of real freedom we're getting nowhere fast.
One has to abandon altogether the search for security, and reach out to the risk of living with both arms. One has to court doubt and darkness as the cost of knowing. One needs a will stubborn in conflict, but apt always to total acceptance of every consequence of living and dying.
It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.
In no direction that we turn do we find ease or comfort. If we are honest and if we have the will to win we find only danger, hard work and iron resolution.
I wish my life could be like that, knotted up so that even if something broke, the whole thing wouldn't come apart.