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Quotations on Warning

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History is a vast early warning system.

~ Norman Cousins

What country can preserve its liberties, if its rulers are not warned from time to time that the people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms.... The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time, with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure.

~ Thomas Jefferson

Art at its most significant is a Distant Early Warning System that can always be relied on to tell the old culture what is beginning to happen to it.

~ Marshall McLuhan

The warning message we sent the Russians was a calculated ambiguity that would be clearly understood.

~ Alexander Haig

Conscience warns us as a friend before it punishes as a judge.

~ Stanislaus Leszczynski

My father warned me about men and booze, but he never said anything about women and cocaine.

~ Tallulah Bankhead

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