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Insecurity Quotes

I'm insecure about everything, because... I'm never going to look in the mirror and see this blond, blue-eyed girl. That is my idea of what I'd like to look like.

Author: Cher (1946)

Profession: American Actress, Director, Singer

Probably the only place where a man can feel really secure is in a maximum security prison, except for the imminent threat of release.

Author: Germaine Greer (1939)

Profession: Australian Feminist Writer

I'm hostile to men, I'm hostile to women, I'm hostile to cats, to poor cockroaches, I'm afraid of horses.

Author: Norman Mailer (1923)

Profession: American Author

In a world we find terrifying, we ratify that which doesn't threaten us.

Author: David Mamet (1947)

Profession: American Playwright

A man who has nothing which he cares about more than he does about his personal safety is a miserable creature who has no chance of being free, unless made and kept so by the existing of better men than himself.

Author: John Stuart Mill (1806-1873)

Profession: British Philosopher, Economist

The man who looks for security, even in the mind, is like a man who would chop off his limbs in order to have artificial ones which will give him no pain or trouble.

Author: Henry Miller (1891-1980)

Profession: American Author

Men are afraid to rock the boat in which they hope to drift safely through life's currents, when, actually, the boat is stuck on a sandbar. They would be better off to rock the boat and try to shake it loose, or, better still, jump in the water and swim for the shore.

Author: Thomas Szasz (1920)

Profession: American Psychiatrist