What Are Some Famous Safety Quotes?


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A famous safety quote is William Shakespeare's quote, "Out of this nettle, danger, we pluck this flower, safety." Another well-known safety quote by Maya Angelou states, "The ache for home lives in all of us. The safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.” A famous proverb on safety states, "Better a thousand times careful than once dead."

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William Shakespeare is regarded by some as the greatest writer in the English language. His literary works range from plays to sonnets to narrative poems. He lived from 1516 to 1564. Some of his well-known works include "Hamlet," "King Lear" and "Macbeth."

Maya Angelou is well known for her words, having written many poems as well as seven autobiographies and three books of essays. Her seven autobiographies brought her international recognition and were the platform for her becoming a spokesperson for African-Americans and women. She did work for Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X. She also recited one of her poems at the inauguration of President Clinton. She received many awards and recognitions for her work, including a Tony Award and a Pulitzer Prize nomination.

Angelou was born in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1968. She died in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in 2014.

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