Nothing is so threatening to conventional values as a man who does not want to work or does not want to work at a challenging job, and most people are disturbed if a man in a well- paying job indicates ambivalence or dislike toward it.
In the months leading up to World War II there was a tendency among many Americans to talk absently about the trouble in Europe. Nothing that happened an ocean away seemed very threatening.
Firemen can do almost everything. You already trust them in life-threatening situations why not let them help you with your everyday problems too?
The combination of hatred and technology is the greatest danger threatening mankind.
I don't find the technology threatening. A lot of people my age my generation find it difficult to immerse themselves. But I would never preclude the idea of using any technology if I thought it suited the end result.
I'm very good with technology I always have been and with machines in general. They seem not threatening like other people find them but a source of fun and amusement.
I think one of the most threatening places to be in politics is a black conservative because there are so many liberals who want to continue to reinforce a stereotype that doesn't exist about America.
I say at this point for different reasons Bush and Hussein are both very threatening to world peace and to deny that is to be incredibly naive.
Our behavior toward each other is the strangest most unpredictable and most unaccountable of all the phenomena with which we are obliged to live. In all of nature there is nothing so threatening to humanity as humanity itself.
Pop music is not a threatening style of music.
That image of the countryside being a threatening place still exists. People continue to resist the challenge of learning about aspects of life they don't understand.
Most of me was glad when my mother died. She was a handful but not in a cute festive way. More in a life-threatening way that had caused me a long time ago to give up all hope of ever feeling good about having had her as a mother.
This is the greatest society in all of human history the greatest country ever. Many of the decisions being made in Washington today by both parties are threatening that greatness. And if we stay on this road we're on right now our children are going to be the first Americans ever to inherit a diminished country.
Irregular contact with doctors means many men fail to receive any preventive care for potentially life-threatening conditions. In addition when men do seek care embarrassment can often prevent them from openly discussing health concerns with their physicians.
That the AIDS pandemic is threatening sustainable development in Africa only reinforces the reality that health is at the center of sustainable development.
We believe that peace is not just signed papers but rather a contract between generations for the building of a more promising and less threatening future.
Even very young children need to be informed about dying. Explain the concept of death very carefully to your child. This will make threatening him with it much more effective.
Though beauty gives you a weird sense of entitlement it's rather frightening and threatening to have others ascribe such importance to something you know you're just renting for a while.