concept

threat Quotes

32 of the best book quotes about threat
  1. #1
    “A warning to you both - choose to follow me or oppose me and I will kill you.”
  2. #2
    “Summer pretended to sneeze and spit her Moon Rock into the weeds. Her body grew heavier. ‘I don’t have time to stand around talking,’ she said. ‘Let’s just say, if I were you, I wouldn’t mess around with us anymore.’ She turned and walked away hurriedly.”
  3. #3
    “What seems threatening is just the echo of the fear in my own heart.”
  4. #4
    “Your parents were meddlesome fools too. Mark my words, Potter. One day soon you are going to meet the same sticky end.”
  5. #5
    “When your own life is threatened, your sense of empathy is blunted by a terrible, selfish hunger for survival.”
  6. #6
    “We hold on to worry because we don’t trust God. We hold on to anger because we don’t trust God. We feel threatened because we’re insecure, and we’re insecure because – surprise! – we don’t trust God. When you start practicing it, you realize: choosing to be unoffendable means actually, for real, trusting God.”
  7. #7
    “Many of the wolves that looked thee over when thou wast brought to the Council first are old too, and the young wolves believe, as Shere Khan has taught them, that a man-cub has no place with the Pack.”
  8. #8
    “howard: What’re yuh skeered of? You was a worm once!
    melinda: (Shocked) I wasn’t neither.
    howard: You was so! When the whole world was covered with water, there was nothin’ but worms and blobs of jelly. And you and your whole family was worms!”
  9. #9
    “Such threats Vented in anger oft, are blusterers, An idle breath, forgot when sense returns.”
  10. #10
    But I knew—I’d heard Imogene Herdman telling Alice what would happen to her if she dared to volunteer: all the ordinary, everyday Herdman-things like clonking you on the head, and drawing pictures all over your homework papers, and putting worms in your coat pocket.
  1. #11
    “There’s for thy labor, Montjoy.
    (Gives money)
    Go bid thy master well advise himself:
    If we may pass, we will; if we be hindered,
    We shall your tawny ground with your red blood
    Discolor. And so, Montjoy, fare you well.
    The sum of all our answer is but this:
    We would not seek a battle as we are,
    Nor, as we are, we say we will not shun it.
    So tell your master.”
  2. #12
    “There’s never a man looked me between the eyes and seen a good day a’terwards . . . ”
  3. #13
    “The regime got scared because if these opponents had reached Tehran, they would have freed those who represented a real threat to the government…”
  4. #14
    “In politics, like religion, power lay in certainty - and that one man’s certainty always threatened another’s.”
  5. #15
    “Without power for the group, a group larger, even, than an extended family, our success always threatened to leave others behind.”
  6. #16
    “As I hopped up and down, hunched and raising my arms and feet to the music, I thought about being thrown in the ocean, about how difficult it would be to know that death was inevitable.”
  7. #17
    “He kill them with they love.”
  8. #18
    “Your evil bird blinded me!” he cried. “For that I curse you! I will see you dead! And you, Narciso, I swear to kill you!”
  9. #19
    “For what you have said to shame my daughters and my good name in front of those men, I will see you dead!”
  10. #20
    “I learned it without being forced by threats of punishment, because it was my own wish to be able to give expression to my thoughts.”
  1. #21
    “When did the future switch from being a promise to being a threat?”
  2. #22
    “When a leader of the Pack has missed his kill, he is called the Dead Wolf as long as he lives, which is not long, as a rule.”
  3. #23
    I’ll make him an offer he can’t refuse.
    author
    Mario Puzo
    book
    Godfather
    character
    Corleone
    concept
    threat
  4. #24
    Threats betray the speaker by proving that he has failed to influence events in any other way. Most often they represent desperation, not intention.
  5. #25
    “People are only mean when they’re threatened . . . and that’s what our culture does. That’s what our economy does. Even people who have jobs in our economy are threatened, because they worry about losing them. And when you get threatened, you start looking out only for yourself.”
  6. #26
    ″‘Don’t be so quick to grow up boy,’ the Brownshirt told Josef. ‘We’ll come for you soon enough.‘”
  7. #27
    “My position is - well frankly, Philip, it’s a tangle. Once I’m dead, who’s to be king? I could draw papers ‘til my scribes drop or the ink runs out, and once I died, unless I’ve left behind me three contented sons, my lands will split three ways in civil war.”
  8. #28
    “Medea: In point of fact, my knowledge
    does not amount to much.”
  9. #29
    “To frighten a man there must be something in the cupboard, must there not?”
  10. #30
    ″... the danger which threatens human nature is not the excess, but the deficiency, of personal impulses and preferences.”
  11. #31
    “I stand here atop Gotham’s beautiful twin towers, with two bombs capable of making them rubble. You have twenty minutes to save them...The price is five million dollars. I would have made it two--but I’ve got bills to pay...”
  12. #32
    “Alone she was nothing. Worse. An obstacle.”