"My father followed, during most of his life, the precarious occupation of a country school teacher."
"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."
"Obviously, the anti-ERA people are tickled about my ordeal because it proves that the ERA breaks up families. When they point out that feminism is a dangerous thing, I just say marriage is pretty precarious too."
"Our society is dependent on some precarious mechanisms, and they are very dicey. They can easily collapse."
"A politician never forgets the precarious nature of elective life. We have never established a practice of tenure in public office."
"Existence is no more than the precarious attainment of relevance in an intensely mobile flux of past, present, and future."