Alarms quotes

  • But don’t let them talk you into anything you don’t feel comfortable with.” “They’re my friends.” “So what?” He shrugged. “If your friends walked off a cliff, would you do it too?” “Why would they walk off a cliff?” I asked in alarm. “Is someone having problems at home?
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Home #Cliffs #Alarms

  • Modern man threw a brick through his own window in order to sell himself a burglar alarm.
    -- Allen Carr

    #Men #Order #Alarms

  • cozy+smell of pancakes-alarm clock=weekend
    -- Amy Krouse Rosenthal

    #Weekend #Smell #Alarms

  • Vanity often produces unreasonable alarm.
    -- Ann Radcliffe

    #Vanity #Alarms #Produce

  • When you are in something that you're proud of and it's funny and it's a good night out and all of those things, there's nothing quite like it. The rewards are proportionate to the amount of alarm and distress it causes you.
    -- Bill Nighy

    #Good Night #Alarms #Proud

  • It doesn't set off any alarm bells. As is typical with T. Rowe, no transition comes about abruptly; they tend to be planned pretty well.
    -- Bill Vaughan

    #Alarms #Typical #Transition

  • She always set three alarms for fear that the first employees to arrive would discover her sleeping - a Goldilocks without her bears
    -- Billie Letts

    #Sleep #Alarms #Three

  • [I feel] engulfed in the infinite immensity of spaces whereof I know nothing, and which know nothing of me, I am terrified The eternal silence of these infinite spaces alarms me.
    -- Blaise Pascal

    #Space #Silence #Alarms

  • I'm not saying my wife's a bad cook, but she uses a smoke alarm as a timer.
    -- Bob Monkhouse

    #Wife #Funny Marriage #Alarms

  • If the markets had behaved badly, that would obviously add to people's sense of alarm... but there has been a lot of reassurance coming, particularly in the way the Brits handled all this. There seems to be no great fear that something like that is going to happen here.
    -- Brit Hume

    #People #Alarms #Add

  • Stress is an alarm clock that lets you know you're attached to something not true for you.
    -- Byron Katie

    #Positive #Stress #Alarms

  • Roger, we're go on that alarm
    -- Charles Duke

    #Alarms #Apollo #Goes On

  • Life is a theatre of alarms and contentions.
    -- Charles Horton Cooley

    #Life #Theatre #Alarms

  • Disasters work like alarm clocks to the world, hence God allows them. They are shouting, 'Wake up! Love! Pray!
    -- Criss Jami

    #World #Alarms #Wake Up

  • You know what wakes me up? A tongue in the ass. There is no alarm clock on that one, you are up, you are shaking, you are in a karate stance.....the day has begun.
    -- Dave Attell

    #Alarms #Tongue #Ass

  • No one wants to know I set my alarm and get up 8, but I think it's too weird to sleep in too late.
    -- David Spade

    #Sleep #Thinking #Alarms

  • I wake up at about the same time every day. I sleep well and wake without an alarm clock.
    -- Donatella Versace

    #Sleep #Alarms #Wake Up

  • Here in the UK the audience immediately reacts and they get the fact that: "What would be the most annoying thing in the world?" A Chesney Hawkes alarm clock!
    -- Duncan Jones

    #Alarms #Would Be #World

  • I am sick of the girl who cries 'wolf' all the time. Even though not one of those cries was ever a false alarm
    -- Elizabeth Wurtzel

    #Girl #Sick #Alarms

  • If liberalism has grown so weak and ineffective, why does it evoke such alarm on the part of conservatives? It turns out that while liberals are weak and spineless, they are also sneaky and clever.
    -- Eric Alterman

    #Clever #Alarms #Doe

  • No Alarm Clock Needed. My Passion Wakes Me.
    -- Eric Thomas

    #Passion #Mma #Alarms

  • But the basic difficulty still remains: It is the expansion of Federal power, about which I wish to express my alarm. How easily we embrace such business.
    -- Everett Dirksen

    #Wish #Alarms #Expansion

  • God incarnate is the end of fear; and the heart that realizes that, realizes that he is in the midst, that takes heed to the assurance of his loving presence, will be quiet in the midst of alarm.
    -- F.B. Meyer

    #Heart #Angel #Alarms

  • Alarm stole over me on little kitten feet.
    -- Faith Hunter

    #Feet #Alarms #Littles

  • A little alarm now and then keeps life from stagnation.
    -- Fanny Burney

    #Alarms #Littles #Now And Then

  • Only towards the end of this process are any of the chapters in fully readable condition, a state of affairs that used to alarm my wife. But Joan's got used to it.
    -- Fred Saberhagen

    #Wife #Alarms #Literature

  • But I love New York. I used to set my alarm clock when I was there, and get up at 4am and get a coffee, just because I could.
    -- Gail Porter

    #New York #Coffee #Alarms

  • That piecemeal peace is poor peace. What pure peace allows Alarms of wars, the daunting wars, the death of it?
    -- Gerard Manley Hopkins

    #Peace #War #Alarms

  • I don't choose stay in the state of sadness, any more than I would choose to stay in a room with the smoke alarm going off.
    -- Gloria Jones

    #Women #Sadness #Alarms

  • It's nice to see that look of alarm on the faces of the others.
    -- Graham Chapman

    #Nice #Alarms #Looks

  • Lesson #456 of high school life: Never, EVER trust an alarm clock.
    -- Heather Brewer

    #School #Alarms #Lessons

  • And the vagueness of his alarm added to its terrors; when once you have taken the Impossible into your calculations its possibilities become practically limitless.
    -- Hector Hugh Munro

    #Taken #Alarms #Vagueness

  • The prosecution of [Warren] Hastings, though he should escape at last, must have good effect. It will alarm the servants of the Company in India, that they may not always plunder with impunity, but that there may be a retrospect; and it will show them that even bribes of diamonds to the Crown may not secure them from prosecution.
    -- Horace Walpole

    #Alarms #India #Crowns

  • If a passion for freedom is not in vogue, patriots may sound the alarm till they are weary. The Act of Habeas Corpus, by which prisoners may insist on being brought to trial within a limited time, is the corner stone of our liberty.
    -- Horace Walpole

    #Passion #Liberty #Alarms

  • Sociology, the guilty science, functions best by alarm.
    -- Hortense Calisher

    #Science #Alarms #Guilty

  • Get out of control, but appear under control. It?s not bad to alarm other people, though ? it?s good for them.
    -- Hunter S. Thompson

    #Adventure #People #Alarms

  • Most of all, however, critics of black conservatives say we've forgotten where we came from. I may forget a federal budget number or, God forbid, to set the alarm clock for my weekly 6 a.m. flight to Washington, but I know exactly where I came from.
    -- J. C. Watts

    #Numbers #Black #Alarms

  • I'm going to get you a broken alarm clock so you'll get up in the morning.
    -- Jack Osbourne

    #Morning #Broken #Alarms

  • A disturbing prospect looms before us as Americans consider the possibility of a second term for President Barack Obama. Millions of conservatives who revere the Constitution, with its guarantees of freedom and limited government, have watched with alarm as the campaign season has unfolded.
    -- James Dobson

    #Government #President #Alarms

  • Do not give way to useless alarm; though it is right to be prepared for the worst, there is no occasion to look on it as certain.
    -- Jane Austen

    #Giving #Way #Alarms

  • I don't need an alarm clock, for habit is the best alarm there is.
    -- Jane Stanton Hitchcock

    #Alarms #Needs #Habit

  • I had an alarm, I had nerve gas, I had a yogurt. What more could anyone want?
    -- Janet Evanovich

    #Alarms #Nerves #Yogurt

  • Anger is an alarm system, signaling the presence of nothing more than fear. It tells us we are working at cross-purposes to our own happiness, fearing the loss of something more than we enjoy the experience of having it.
    -- Jesse D. Jennings

    #Anger #Loss #Alarms

  • How can a people who do not mean to understand death hope to understand love, and who will sound the alarm?
    -- John Cheever

    #Mean #People #Alarms

  • This is not a time to keep the facts from the people-to keep them complacent. To sound the alarm is not to panic but to seek action from an aroused public. For, as the poet Dante once said: 'The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in a time of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.
    -- John F. Kennedy

    #People #Alarms #Sound

  • Global climate change needs global action now. The alarm bells ought to be ringing in every capital of the world.
    -- John Gummer

    #Alarms #Climate #Needs

  • Unfortunately, I'm one of those idiots who knows everything about health and is in a constant state of alarm, and yet I continue to do everything I shouldn't do.
    -- Jonathan Ames

    #Alarms #Idiot #States

  • Our body is a well-set clock, which keeps good time, but if it be too much or indiscreetly tampered with, the alarm runs out before the hour.
    -- Joseph Hall

    #Running #Exercise #Alarms

  • To be alive is to be afraid, and much to our advantage in many cases, since alarm often preserves us from danger.
    -- Judith N. Shklar

    #Fear #Alarms #Alive

  • The beloved may be treacherous, greasy-headed and given to evil habits, or else it can be a man in his late forties who works too much, or it can be an alarm clock.
    -- Kelly Link

    #Men #Evil #Alarms

  • Perhaps the thought of going to hell doesn't alarm you, because you don't believe in it. That may be your belief, but if hell exists, your lack of belief won't make it go away. Standing on a freeway and saying, "I don't believe in trucks" won't make the 18-wheeler disappear.
    -- Kirk Cameron

    #Believe #Going Away #Alarms

  • Beau, will you please watch the entrance for us?" "What should I do if I see anyone suspicious?" "Kick a car," Iain said. "Kick a car?" "To set off the alarm." "Gotcha," Beau said. "Good thinking.
    -- Kirsten Miller

    #Thinking #Car #Alarms

  • I hate alarms. If they go off I get really tetchy. I hate them. They just get me going, I'm hyper at the best of times, but they drive me mad.
    -- Kirsty Gallacher

    #Hate #Mad #Alarms

  • He awoke at six, as usual. He needed no alarm clock. He was already comprehensively alarmed.
    -- Martin Amis

    #Usual #Six #Alarms

  • Too many journalists and scientists have built their careers on the global-warming alarm. Certain newspapers have staked their reputation on it. The death of this theory will be painful and ugly. But it will die. Because it is wrong, wrong, wrong.
    -- Martin Durkin

    #Careers #Ugly #Alarms

  • I like things that are simple, such as an alarm clock.
    -- Martin Freeman

    #Simple #Alarms #Clock

  • There is no alarm clock like embarrassment,
    -- Maryrose Wood

    #Alarms #Embarrassment #Clock

  • The wounded limb shrinks from the slightest touch; and a slight shadow alarms the nervous. [Lat., Membra reformidant mollem quoque saucia tactum: Vanaque sollicitis incutit umbra metum.]
    -- Ovid

    #Fear #Shadow #Alarms

  • Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock.
    -- Pablo Picasso

    #Work #Men #Alarms

  • I don`t set the alarm to get up. I get up when I feel like it.
    -- Patricia Highsmith

    #Alarms #Feels

  • The alarm must be sounded because it is the economic and social system of capitalism and imperialism that prevents the urgently needed full mobilization of the potential economic surplus and the attainment of rates of economic advancement that can be secured with its help.
    -- Paul A. Baran

    #Advancement #Alarms #Helping

  • If the term discussion has always seemed to me to imply mild warnings of wasted time, workshop sets off a clangorous alarm.
    -- Paul Fussell

    #Time #Warning #Alarms

  • The trouble with an alarm clock is that what seems sensible when you set it seems absurd when it goes off
    -- Rex Stout

    #Alarms #Trouble #Absurd

  • Strange as my circumstances were, the terms of this debate are as old and commonplace as man; much the same inducements and alarms cast the die for any tempted and trembling sinner; and it fell out with me, as it falls with so vast a majority of my fellows, that I chose the better part and was found wanting in the strength to keep to it.
    -- Robert Louis Stevenson

    #Fall #Men #Alarms

  • being Cassandra is a principled choice when there is cause for alarm.
    -- Robin Morgan

    #Choices #Causes #Alarms

  • As the poet has expected, the alarms now are sounded, for - and it must be said again - the birth of a poet is always a threat to the existing cultural order, because he attempts to break through the circle of literary castes to reach the center.
    -- Salvatore Quasimodo

    #Order #Circles #Alarms

  • I read the signs,I got all my stars aligned,My amulets, my charms,I set all my false alarms,So I'll be someoneWho won't be forgotten.
    -- St. Vincent

    #Stars #Amulets #Alarms

  • If you try to impress an alarm clock, it will simply tell you the time.
    -- Steve Pavlina

    #Trying #Awakening #Alarms

  • Morning comes whether you set the alarm or not.
    -- Ursula K. Le Guin

    #Funny #Morning #Alarms

  • Birthday Alarm was a very simple site based on being reminded of your friends' birthdays.
    -- Michael Birch

    #Simple #Alarms #Site

  • Every week I have a disaster in my kitchen. The fire alarm goes off repeatedly. But it doesn't stop me being adventurous.
    -- Paul O'Grady

    #Fire #Kitchen #Alarms