Life Insurance Quotes

“The Gospel is not a fire insurance policy for the next world, but a life assurance policy for this world.” – Richard Rohr

“Collective insurance policies and social protections have given way to the forces of economic deregulation, the transformation of the welfare state into punitive workfare programs, the privatization of public goods and an appeal to individual accountability as a substitute for social responsibility.” – Henry Giroux

I've been on a plane before

“I’ve been on a plane before with more money in jewelry than my life insurance policy, and it’s one of the scariest feelings in the world… if you lose it, you have to pay for it yourself, and you don’t even get to keep it!” – Rumer Willis

“[The immigrant] becomes a kind of insurance policy against the effects of the recession. By blaming him, the pressure valve is regulated in times of crisis … What we have now is a public mindset of us versus them, and an overall anti-immigrant climate that is both troubling and morally reprehensible.” – Andrew Lam

“An uplifting sense of purpose is more than an impetus for individual accomplishment, it is also a necessary insurance policy against expediency and impropriety.” – Gary Hamel

“My wife bought an extra life insurance policy on me.” – Willie Aames

“In taking out an insurance policy one pays for it in dollars and cents, always at liberty to discontinue payments. If, however, womans premium is a husband, she pays for it with her name, her privacy, her self-respect, her very life, until death doth part.” – Emma Goldman

“You wouldn’t cancel your insurance policy in the middle of a hurricane, and you shouldn’t sell silver when it takes a tumble. Like any insurance, silver’s value will pay out over time, not day by day.” – Howard Ruff

“Being good to people is the only insurance policy you need.” – Tom Hodgkinson

“The Act of God designation on all insurance policies; which means, roughly, that you cannot be insured for the accidents that are most likely to happen to you.” – Alan Coren

I could never work out whether

“I could never work out whether we were to view religion as a life-insurance policy or a life sentence.” – Barbara Kingsolver

“To care for the natural world is the most effective insurance policy we can have” – Phil Harding

“The arts are the best insurance policy a city can take on itself.” – W. W. Dumas

“We know how to punish retailers and manufacturers that don’t provide quality and value. But we’re lousy at fighting effectively for what we really need – reliable insurance policies; affordable health care; safe, healthy food.” – Shoshana Zuboff

“A credit default swap was confusing mainly because it wasn’t really a swap at all. It was an insurance policy, typically on a corporate bond, with semiannual premium payments and a fixed term.” – Michael Lewis

“People speculated that signing Raja was an insurance policy. That is not the case. We signed Raja Bell because we thought we were greatly improving our team, the makeup of the organization.” – Bryan Colangelo

“The life insurance policies advertised on the radio with the line “You cannot be turned down for this coverage!” are actually saying, “For policies this small, it would cost us more to decide whom to turn down than simply to accept everybody – and make them pay through the nose.”” – Andrew Tobias

“Join America taught English, an understanding of the U.S. Constitution, that the Bill of Rights is the ultimate insurance policy for a citizen, and that being a citizen is not an entitlement. And we also taught a bit of capitalism.” – Niger Innis

Just as we have the power

“Just as we have the power to harm the ocean, we have the power to put in place policies and modify our own behavior in ways that would be an insurance policy for the future of the sea, for the creatures there, and for us, protecting special critical areas in the ocean.” – Sylvia Earle

“Turning God into some kind of celestial insurance policy is just mental.” – Justin Welby

“We believe that our truly urgent need is to make our nation secure, our economy strong and our dollar sound. For every American this matter of the sound dollar is crucial. Without a sound dollar, every American family would face a renewal of inflation, an ever-increasing cost of living, the withering away of savings and life insurance policies.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

“Most actors are very deeply passionate about their line of work. I suppose there are probably people who sell insurance policies that are passionate about it, but I’m thinking the ratio is a little higher for actors. But, I may be wrong.” – Greg Kinnear

“Socialism is an insurance policy bought by all the members of a national economy to shield them from risk. But the result is to shield them from knowledge of the real dangers and opportunities.” – George Gilder

“Only in America does ‘health’ ‘care’ ‘reform’ begin with the hiring of 16,500 new IRS agents tasked with determining whether your insurance policy merits a fine.” – Mark Steyn

“Some folks think that Christianity means a kind of insurance policy, and that it has little to do with this life, but that it is a very good thing when a man dies.” – Henry Ward Beecher

It took a little over a decade

“It took a little over a decade to build a coalition strong enough to beat the insurance companies, but in 1990, then Senator Tom Daschle and I passed a law regulating the private market for supplemental Medicare insurance policies.” – Ron Wyden

“Faith is walking face-first and full-speed into the dark. If we truly knew all the answers in advance as to the meaning of life and the nature of God and the destiny of our souls, our belief would not be a leap of faith and it would not be a courageous act of humanity; it would just be… a prudent insurance policy.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

“I was Jake’s insurance policy. He thought maybe he wouldn’t have to use me. He hoped, anyway. But down deep he knew, and I knew, and we both hid the truth from the others because Cassie couldn’t let Jake make that decision, and Tobias couldn’t let me, and those two, by loving us, would have screwed everything up. It was a war, after all. A war we had to win.” – Katherine Applegate

“Issuing an insurance policy against abduction by aliens seems a pretty safe bet.” – Stephen Hawking

“The chief beneficiary of life insurance policies for young, single people is the life insurance agent.” – Wes Smith

“I like gold because it is a stabilizer; it is an insurance policy.” – Kevin O’Leary

“For was that all, she thought bleakly, that love ever was? Something that saved one from loneliness? A sort of insurance policy against not counting?” – Sarah Waters

Daily exercise is an insurance

“Daily exercise is an insurance policy against future illness. The best Leaders Without Titles are the fittest.” – Robin Sharma

“I like the freedom of research. Plus, if I fail in science, I know I can always survive because I have an M.D. This has been my insurance policy.” – Shinya Yamanaka

“It sounds to me like selling a car with faulty brakes, and then buying an insurance policy on those cars.” – Phil Angelides

“One of the things that the Affordable Care Act has done, which is advantageous to consumers, is created marketplaces, where people can go online and comparison-shop. That was very hard to do before the Affordable Care Act, especially for people who had individual insurance policies.” – David Blumenthal

“Before you get mugged by reality, take out an insurance policy. It’s the Reagan way.” – George P. Shultz