Your source for famous proverbs
Currently featuring 40,281 quotes and sayings

<< Previous    [1]  2  3  4    Next >>

Danger quotes page 1

The true man wants two things: danger and play. For that reason he wants woman, as the
most dangerous plaything.
Friedrich Nietzsche

He that always fears danger always feels it.
English proverb

Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies.
Thomas Jefferson

It must be considered that there is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of
success, nor more dangerous to handle, than to initiate a new order of things.
Niccolo Machiavelli

The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short,
but in setting our aim too low and achieving our mark.

An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.
Oscar Wilde

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

A common danger produces unity.
Slovakian proverb

In anger, a person becomes a danger to himself and to others.
Chinese proverb

Indifferent and apathetic people are just as dangerous to your life as negative people.
Apathy is contagious!
Connie Podesta

England is the only country in the world where the food is more dangerous than the sex.
Jackie Mason

The reason why some people love to engage in dangerous activities, such as mountain
climbing, car racing, and so on, although they may not be aware of it, is that it forces them
into the Now - that intensely alive state that is free of time, free of problems, free of
thinking, free of the burden of the personality.
Eckhart Tolle

Better pass a danger once than be always in fear.
English proverb

Without education, we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people
G. K. Chesterton

Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
Mae West

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

Study without reflection is a waste of time, reflection without study is dangerous.

A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: It holds a legal monopoly on the
use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
Ayn Rand

The most dangerous enemy of the truth and freedom amongst us is the compact majority.
Henrik Ibsen

For the first time in history, sex is more dangerous than the cigarette afterward.
Jay Leno

Idleness is a dangerous breeding ground.
Sir Winston Churchill

How do we discover our greatness? By upgrading our relationships and by having goals that
are beyond our comfort zone. Why? Because it causes you to reinvent yourself. Brian Tracy
calls it the "danger zone." You wanna do something you've never done!
Les Brown

Believe me! The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from
life is to live dangerously!
Friedrich Nietzsche

Danger makes men bold.
American proverb

Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Martin Luther King Jr.

Danger - if you meet it promptly and without flinching - you will reduce the danger by half.
Never run away from anything. Never!
Sir Winston Churchill

A coward turns away. But a brave man's choice is danger.

I consider the official Catholic attitude on divorce, birth control, and censorship exceedingly
dangerous to mankind.
Bertrand Russell

A world without nuclear weapons would be less stable and more dangerous for all of us.
Margaret Thatcher

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 fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never
found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
Vincent van Gogh

Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.

When beggars and shoeshine boys, barbers and beauticians can tell you how to get rich it is
time to remind yourself that there is no more dangerous illusion than the belief that one can
get something for nothing.
Bernard Mannes Baruch

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

<< Previous    [1]  2  3  4    Next >>