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Wise Quotes about Danger

May you find great value in these Danger quotes and sayings.

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

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When I hear music, I fear no danger.
I am invulnerable. I see no foe.
I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.
- Henry David Thoreau

In this world there is always danger
for those who are afraid of it.
- George Bernard Shaw

During the first period of a man's life
the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
- Soren Kierkegaard

 

Courage is not always about action,
and it doesn't always involve danger,
but courage is always doing what is right.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.
- Alfred Adler

Avoiding danger is no safer
in the long run than outright exposure.
he fearful are caught as often as the bold.
- Helen Keller

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The fact is, that to do anything in the world worth doing,
we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger,
but jump in and scramble through as well as we can.
- Robert Cushing

Anger spells dANGER.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

While the laughter of joy is in
full harmony with our deeper life,
the laughter of amusement
should be kept apart from it.
The danger is too great of thus learning
to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery,
and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.
- Lewis Carroll

As soon as there is life there is danger.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is better to lead from behind
and to put others in front,
especially when you celebrate victory
when nice things occur.
You take the front line when there is danger.
Then people will appreciate your leadership.
- Nelson Mandela

There is danger that we lose sight of
what our friend is absolutely,
while considering what she is to us alone.
- Henry David Thoreau

Security is mostly a superstition.
It does not exist in nature,
nor do the children of men as a whole experience it.
Avoiding danger is no safer
in the long run than outright exposure.
Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
- Helen Keller

The wise man in the storm prays God,
not for safety from danger,
but for deliverance from fear.
It is the storm within which endangers him,
not the storm without.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is a danger of changing too much in the search for perfection.
- Agnetha Faltskog

The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men,
but that men will begin to think like computers.
- Sydney J. Harris

The Linux philosophy is 'Laugh in the face of danger'.
Oops.
Wrong One.
'Do it yourself'.
Yes, that's it.
- Linus Torvalds

The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern:
every class is unfit to govern.
- Lord Acton

Any man today who returns from work,
sinks into a chair,
and calls for his pipe is a man with an appetite for danger.
- Bill Cosby

Security is not the absence of danger,
but the presence of God,
no matter what the danger.
- Anonymous

The man who promises everything, is sure to fulfill nothing,
and everyone who promises too much is in danger of
using evil means in order to carry out his promises,
and is already on the road to perdition.
- Carl Jung

Delay always breeds danger; and to protract a great
design is often to ruin it.
- Miguel de Cervantes

The danger of the past was that men became slaves.
The danger of the future is that man may become robots.
- Erich Fromm

Anger and Danger are intimately intertwined.
An angry person is a dangerous person,
whether that person crosses our path
or whether the angry person is ourself.
To complete the anger/danger cycle,
whenever we feel threatened -
when we believe we are in danger -
we tend to exhibit anger as well as fear.
We look for someone to blame for the dangerous situation,
and direct our anger toward them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is always the danger that we may
just do the work for the sake of the work.
This is where the respect and the love and the devotion come in -
that we do it to God, to Christ,
and that's why we try to do it as beautifully as possible.
- Mother Teresa

One ought never to turn one's back
on a threatened danger and try to run away from it.
If you do that, you will double the danger.
But if you meet it promptly and without flinching,
you will reduce the danger by half.
Never run away from anything. Never!
- Winston Churchill

If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day,
he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer.
But if he spends his days as a speculator,
shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time,
he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.
- Henry David Thoreau

But there is another danger besetting your path.
I mean the error of regarding your own capacities instead of your work,
of putting self-consciousness in place of God.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

Cloning represents a very clear, powerful,
and immediate example in which we are in danger of
turning procreation into manufacture.
- Leon Kass

In literature as in ethics, there is danger,
as well as glory, in being subtle.
Aristocracy isolates us.
- Charles Baudelaire

The actual danger is nothing, and the positive advantages very great.
- William John Wills

Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity;
whenever there is opportunity,
there lurks danger.
The two are inseparable.
They go together.
- Earl Nightingale

A true knight is fuller of bravery in the midst,
than in the beginning of danger.
- Philip Sidney

A person's fears are lighter when the danger is at hand.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Everybody is just a stranger, but that's the danger in going my own way.
- John Mayer

Courage consists not in blindly overlooking danger,
but in seeing it, and conquering it.
- Jean Paul

The crafty person is always in danger;
and when they think they walk in the dark,
all their pretenses are transparent.
- John Tillotson

Never was anything great achieved without danger.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

The use and threat of force, when world peace is not in danger,
are no longer valid frames of reference for achieving
the ends sought today by sovereign nations.
- Carlos Salinas

Without education we are in a horrible and deadly danger
of taking educated people seriously.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Why should one U.S.
airman give up his life when our national security
is not in imminent danger?
- Sean Hannity

McGovern is so far left that he is in danger of falling off the earth.
- John G. Schmitz

I think the world is full of evil people.
I think in some ways we're in more danger now than before.
- Dean Koontz

Putin can't afford to leave the office because he will
be in real danger of being prosecuted for things he
and his people did during their stay in power.
- Garry Kasparov

The person who runs away exposes himself to that very
danger more than a person who sits quietly.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

Let none think to fly the danger for soon or late love is his own avenger.
- Lord Byron

Now we have a whole separate supplier of data for Able
Danger who's verifying that same information.
- Curt Weldon

A world is in danger, this planet is in great danger!
- Sun Ra

Impeachment is not a remedy for private wrongs;
it's a method of removing someone whose continued presence
in office would cause grave danger to the nation.
- Charles Ruff

In Republics, the great danger is, that the majority
may not sufficiently respect the rights of the minority.
- James Madison

There is danger from all men.
The only maxim of a free government ought to be to
trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty.
- John Adams

Let me say no danger and no hardship ever makes me
wish to get back to that college life again.
- Joshua Chamberlain

The combination of hatred and technology is the greatest
danger threatening mankind.
- Simon Wiesenthal

War is the province of danger.
- Karl Von Clausewitz

Woman and men of retiring timidity are cowardly only
in dangers which affect themselves,
but the first to rescue when others are in danger.
- Jean Paul

There's action only if there is danger.
- Howard Hawks

A school without football is in danger of deteriorating
into a medieval study hall.
- Vince Lombardi

I have been in danger of being drowned twice.
- John Aubrey

If I'm in danger then it's usually my fault and it's
up to me to get myself out of it.
I am not in it just to get an adrenalin rush.
No way!
- Kate Adie

There is less danger in fearing too much than too little.
- Francis Walsingham

We're in danger of breaking our army and preventing
our national leaders from having the flexibility to
confront not just Iraq and Afghanistan,
but crises around the globe.
- Jack Reed

All over the world the wildlife that I write about is in grave danger.
It is being exterminated by what we call the progress of civilization.
- Gerald Durrell

The sense of danger is never, perhaps,
so fully apprehended as when the danger has been overcome.
- Arthur Helps

If we survive danger it steels our courage more than anything else.
- Reinhold Niebuhr

We don't mind that we still have troops in Germany,
or that we still have troops in Japan or Korea.
But they are not in danger, and we know that they are in danger in Iraq.
- Thelma Drake

I have so many opinions about everything it just comes out during my music.
It's a battle for me.
I try not to be preachy.
That's a real danger.
- Neil Young

To conquer without danger is to conquer without glory.
- Pierre Corneille

I think we can allow the therapeutic uses of nuclear transplant technology,
which we call cloning, without running the danger of
actually having live human beings born.
- David Baltimore

The channel is known only to the natives;
so that if any stranger should enter into the bay without
one of their pilots he would run great danger of shipwreck.
- Thomas More

The danger is that if you have a bunch of ideas that you forget to use.
- Adrian Lyne


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