Top 44 Precarious Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Precarious Quotes from famous people such as Norman Borlaug, Ransom Riggs, Joschka Fischer, Joseph B. Wirthlin, Sidney Sheldon, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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Man’s survival, from the time of Adam and Eve until the invention of agriculture, must have been precarious because of his inability to ensure his food supply.
Norman Borlaug
The end of ‘Hollow City’ left the peculiar children in a very precarious spot, and that’s just where ‘Library of Souls’ begins.
Ransom Riggs
The situation in Iraq is dangerous but the regional situation is also very complicated and precarious.
Joschka Fischer
Some people are weak in their faith and testimonies but are not even aware of how precarious their situation is. Many of them likely would be offended at the suggestion.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
What I do is put my characters into situations that are so precarious there is no way to get out. And then I figure how to get them out.
Sidney Sheldon
People conclude that if the famous can be dragged through the virtual public square and unceremoniously dumped, the fate of any random tweeter or the average man or woman on the street can seem even more precarious.
Claire Fox
If you’re trying to get to profitability by lowering costs as a startup, then you are in a very precarious and difficult position.
Chamath Palihapitiya
When you’re a second- or third-generation migrant, your ties to your heritage can feel a little precarious. You’re a foreigner here, you’re a tourist back in your ancestral land, and home is the magpie nest you construct of the bits of culture you’re able to hold close.
Ash Sarkar
At this point the theater America is in such a precarious place.
Estelle Parsons
The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.
Jane Addams
I have no illusions concerning the precarious status of my tales and do not expect to become a serious competitor of my favorite weird authors.
H. P. Lovecraft
Infinites, when considered absolutely without any restriction or limitation, are neither equal nor unequal, nor have any certain proportion one to another, and therefore, the principle that all infinites are equal is a precarious one.
Isaac Newton
A politician never forgets the precarious nature of elective life. We have never established a practice of tenure in public office.
Hubert H. Humphrey
Under neoliberal governance, workers have seen their wages stagnate and their working conditions and job security become more precarious.
Mark Fisher
Jobs have become more precarious and staff turnover has increased while union membership has plummeted, weakening workplace solidarity.
Owen Jones
Ours is the most precarious work, as you are in one place today, and tomorrow you are in another.
Antonio Conte
The political world is defined by relationships rather than transactions, and by numerous actors at home and abroad with independent power. Navigating such a world is difficult and precarious.
Richard N. Haass
Since Beau’s death, I’m definitely shattered. I feel like a piece of china that’s been glued back together again. The cracks may be imperceptible-but they’re there. Look closely, and you can see the glue holding me together, the precarious edges that vein through my heart. I am not the same. I feel it every day.
Jill Biden
Do I wear a helmet? Ugh. I do when I’m riding through a precarious part of town, meaning Midtown traffic. But when I’m riding on secure protected lanes or on the paths that run along the Hudson or through Central Park – no, I don’t wear the dreaded helmet then.
David Byrne
I hear the same anxieties over and over again. Everything is too fast; everything is too precarious. We have more access than ever to the people we are trying to reach, thanks to social media and mobile technology, and more information than we know what to do with.
Anna Wintour
The further we distance ourselves from the spell of the present, explored by our senses, the harder it will be to understand and protect nature’s precarious balance, let alone the balance of our own human nature.
Diane Ackerman
Every relationship is just so tenuous and precarious.
Larry David
I think in certain areas the demand is greater than it has ever been, and my business is better than it’s been in 30 years. The music business is so precarious, as you know-you’ve got to make it while you can make it, and that’s exactly what we’re doing.
George Shearing
I came out when I was 15 at school, and I realized I had put myself into a precarious situation. It was a very hostile environment for me, and a lot of kids had it in for me. It was a scary situation. I was very impatient. I wanted to grow up now.
Jake Shears
Liberalism, on the other hand, regards life as an adventure in which we must take risks in new situations, in which there is no guarantee that the new will always be the good or the true, in which progress is a precarious achievement rather than inevitability.
Morris Raphael Cohen