Safety Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old safety quotes, safety sayings, and safety proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Luck runs out but safety is good for life. unknown
Recklessness is a species of crime and should be so regarded on our streets and highways. Marlen E. Pew
To develop foresight, you need to practice hindsight. Jane Mcgonigal
To err is human. To cover up is unforgivable. And to fail to learn is inexcusable. Sir Liam Donaldson
To know the road ahead, ask those coming back. Chinese Proverb
When you gamble with safety, you bet with your life. unknown
Those who would give up essential liberty, to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. Benjamin Franklin
Be silent and safe — silence never betrays you; Be true to your word and your work and your friend; Put least trust in him who is foremost to praise you, nor judge of a road till it draw to the end. John Boyle
The way to be safe is never to be secure. Thomas Fuller
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Benjamin Franklin
Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. Albert Einstein
Never travel faster than your guardian angel can fly. Mother Teresa
Out of this nettle, danger, we pluck this flower, safety. William Shakespeare
You will either step forward into growth or you will step back into safety. Abraham Maslow
The superior man, when resting in safety, does not forget that danger may come. Confucius
Check yourself before you wreck yourself. Ice Cube
Obedience is the mother of success and is wedded to safety. Aeschylus
To keep oneself safe does not mean to bury oneself. Seneca
The worship of safety emasculates greatness. Max Lucado
Early and provident fear is the mother of safety. Edmund Burke
Obscurity brings safety. Aesop
When I'm old and dying, I plan to look back on my life and say 'wow, that was an adventure,' not 'wow, I sure felt safe. Tom Preston-Werner
There is safety in reserve, but no attraction. One cannot love a reserved person. Jane Austen
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed. Albert Einstein
Safety is defined and measured more by its absence than its presence. James Reason
Safety isn’t just a slogan, it’s a way of life. unknown
Who can hope to be safe? who sufficiently cautious? Guard himself as he may, every moments on ambush Horace
Road sense is the offspring of courtesy and the parent of safety. Australian Traffic Rule
I'm comfortable being old... being black... being Jewish. Billy Crystal
In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed. Ralph Waldo Emerson