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  He that always fears danger always feels it.  
 -  English proverb
  

  A common danger produces unity.  
 -  Slovakian proverb
  

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

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

  Danger makes men bold.  
 -  American proverb
  

  You are permitted in time of great danger to walk with the devil until you have crossed the bridge.  
 -  Bulgarian proverb
  

  Women and their wills are dangerous ills.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Danger past and God forgotten.  
 -  Scottish proverb
  

  A half-learned physician is a danger to life, and a half-learned mullah is a danger to faith.  
 -  Arabic proverb
  

  A danger foreseen is half-avoided.  
 -  Cheyenne proverb
  

  The fire which is screened by elders is not dangerous.  
 -  African proverb, Bemba
  

  The lone sheep is in danger of the wolf.  
 -  American proverb
  

  A little learning is a dangerous thing.  
 -  Japanese proverb
  

  He who turns aside avoids danger.  
 -  French proverb
  

  Biggest profits mean gravest risks.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  Quiet dogs and still water are dangerous.  
 -  German proverb
  

  There's danger in delay.  
 -  American proverb
  

  Without danger we cannot get beyond danger.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Delays in love are dangerous.  
 -  Scottish proverb
  

  The danger past, our vows are soon forgotten.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Too much luck is dangerous.  
 -  Russian proverb
  

  The more danger, the more honor.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.  
 -  Aesop
  

  To all those who lead monotonous lives in the hope that they may experience at second hand the delights and dangers of adventure.  
 -  Agatha Christie
  

  Life can be magnificent and overwhelming - that is the whole tragedy. Without beauty, love, or danger it would almost be easy to live.  
 -  Albert Camus
  

  I will not say I like danger, but I like life to be hazardous, and I want to demand at every moment the whole of my courage, my happiness, my health.  
 -  Andre Gide
  

  The brave man inattentive to his duty, is worth little more to his country than the coward who deserts in the hour of danger.  
 -  Andrew Jackson
  

  The danger of asteroid or comet impact is one of the best reasons for getting into space... I'm very fond of quoting my friend Larry Niven: 'The dinosaurs became extinct because they didn't have a space program. And if we become extinct because we don't have a space program, it'll serve us right!'  
 -  Arthur C. Clarke
  

  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
  

  Two kinds of people are good at foreseeing danger: those who have learned at their own expense, and the clever people who learn a great deal at the expense of others.  
 -  Baltasar Gracian
  

  You cannot pluck roses without fear of thorns, nor enjoy a fair wife without danger of horns.  
 -  Benjamin Franklin
  

  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
  

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

  The cell phone people say there's absolutely no danger from cell phone radiation. Boy, it didn't take those tobacco executives long to find new jobs, did it?  
 -  Bill Maher
  

  Size isn't everything. The whale is endangered, while the ant continues to do just fine.  
 -  Bill Vaughan
  

  Great talents are the most lovely and often the most dangerous fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang upon the most slender twigs that are easily snapped off.  
 -  Carl Jung
  

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

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

  It can be very dangerous to see things from somebody else's point of view without the proper training.  
 -  Douglas Adams
  

  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
  

  The greater the power the more dangerous the abuse.  
 -  Edmund Burke
  

  The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedients, and by parts.  
 -  Edmund Burke
  

  People crushed by law, have no hopes but from power. If laws are their enemies, they will be enemies to laws; and those who have much to hope and nothing to lose, will always be dangerous.  
 -  Edmund Burke
  

  An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy to be called an idea at all.  
 -  Elbert Hubbard
  

  Anger is only one letter short of danger  
 -  Elliott Larson
  

  Shopping is a woman thing. It's a contact sport like football. Women enjoy the scrimmage, the noisy crowds, the danger of being trampled to death, and the ecstasy of the purchase.  
 -  Erma Bombeck
  

  When you start to live outside yourself, it's all dangerous.  
 -  Ernest Hemingway
  

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

  One cannot answer for his courage when he has never been in danger.  
 -  Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld
  

  Bad facts make bad law, and people who write bad laws are in my opinion more dangerous than songwriters who celebrate sexuality.  
 -  Frank Zappa
  

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

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

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

  The first two facts which a healthy boy or girl feels about sex are these: First that it is beautiful and then that it is dangerous.  
 -  G. K. Chesterton
  

  Ideas are dangerous, but the man to whom they are least dangerous is the man of ideas. He is acquainted with ideas, and moves among them like a lion-tamer.  
 -  G. K. Chesterton
  

  If you convey to a woman that something ought to be done, there is always a dreadful danger that she will suddenly do it.  
 -  G. K. Chesterton
  

  Religious and philosophical beliefs are, indeed, as dangerous as fire, and nothing can take from them that beauty of danger.  
 -  G. K. Chesterton
  

  Imagination does not breed insanity. Exactly what does breed insanity is reason. Poets do not go mad; but chess-players do. Mathematicians go mad, and cashiers; but creative artists very seldom. I am not, as will be seen, in any sense attacking logic: I only say that this danger does lie in logic, not in imagination.  
 -  G. K. Chesterton
  

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

  Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.  
 -  George Bernard Shaw
  

  Men in business are in as much danger from those at work under them as from those that work against them.  
 -  George Savile
  

  Men are so unwilling to displease a prince, that it is as dangerous to inform him right, as to serve him wrong.  
 -  George Savile
  

  The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself, without regard to the prevailing superstitions and taboos. Almost inevitably he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane, and intolerable.  
 -  H. L. Mencken
  

  However well organized the foundations of life may be, life must always be full of risks.  
 -  Havelock Ellis
  

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

  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
  

  It is a mistake always to contemplate the good and ignore the evil, because by making people neglectful it lets in disaster. There is a dangerous optimism of ignorance and indifference.  
 -  Helen Keller
  

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

  Would you learn the secret of the sea? Only those who brave its dangers, comprehend its mystery!  
 -  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  

  The ignorant classes are the dangerous classes.  
 -  Henry Ward Beecher
  

  No one that encounters prosperity does not also encounter danger.  
 -  Heraclitus
  

  We used to say in the White House that if a place is too dangerous, too small or too poor, send the First Lady.  
 -  Hillary Clinton
  

  In time of danger it is proper to be alarmed until danger be near at hand; but when we perceive that danger is near, we should oppose it as if we were not afraid.  
 -  Hitopadesa
  

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

  Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.  
 -  George Bernard Shaw
  

  Men in business are in as much danger from those at work under them as from those that work against them.  
 -  George Savile
  

  Men are so unwilling to displease a prince, that it is as dangerous to inform him right, as to serve him wrong.  
 -  George Savile
  

  The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself, without regard to the prevailing superstitions and taboos. Almost inevitably he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane, and intolerable.  
 -  H. L. Mencken
  

  However well organized the foundations of life may be, life must always be full of risks.  
 -  Havelock Ellis
  

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

  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
  

  It is a mistake always to contemplate the good and ignore the evil, because by making people neglectful it lets in disaster. There is a dangerous optimism of ignorance and indifference.  
 -  Helen Keller
  

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

  Would you learn the secret of the sea? Only those who brave its dangers, comprehend its mystery!  
 -  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  

  The ignorant classes are the dangerous classes.  
 -  Henry Ward Beecher
  

  No one that encounters prosperity does not also encounter danger.  
 -  Heraclitus
  

  We used to say in the White House that if a place is too dangerous, too small or too poor, send the First Lady.  
 -  Hillary Clinton
  

  In time of danger it is proper to be alarmed until danger be near at hand; but when we perceive that danger is near, we should oppose it as if we were not afraid.  
 -  Hitopadesa
  

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

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

  Nothing is so dangerous as an ignorant friend.  
 -  Jean de La Fontaine
  

  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
  

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

  No one is worthy of a good home here or in heaven that is not willing to be in peril for a good cause.  
 -  John Mason Brown
  

  Lying is like trying to hide in a fog: If you move about you're in danger of bumping your head against the truth, and as soon as the fog blows off, you are gone anyhow.  
 -  Josh Billings
  

  Books are a hard-bound drug with no danger of an overdose. I am the happy victim of books.  
 -  Karl Lagerfeld
  

  Being on the tightrope is living; everything else is waiting.  
 -  Karl Wallenda
  

  There is no greater danger than underestimating your opponent.  
 -  Lao Tzu
  

  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
  

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

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

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

  I like Chris Rock. He's dangerous.  
 -  Mel Brooks
  

  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.  
 -  Michelangelo
  

  Those who'll play with cats must expect to be scratched.  
 -  Miguel de Cervantes
  

  It's good to know how to read, but it's dangerous to know how to read and not how to interpret what you're reading.  
 -  Mike Tyson
  

  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
  

  The main dangers in this life are the people who want to change everything, or nothing.  
 -  Nancy Astor
  

  The greatest danger occurs at the moment of victory.  
 -  Napoleon Bonaparte
  

  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
  

  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
  

  Nothing great was ever achieved without danger.  
 -  Niccolo Machiavelli
  

  One can say this in general of men: they are ungrateful, disloyal, insincere and deceitful, timid of danger and avid of profit. Love is a bond of obligation that these miserable creatures break whenever it suits them to do so; but fear holds them fast by a dread of punishment that never passes.  
 -  Niccolo Machiavelli
  

  Princes and governments are far more dangerous than other elements within society.  
 -  Niccolo Machiavelli
  

  There are two types of risk in life: the danger of trying and danger of not trying. That is to say, there is always risk, no matter how you may try to avoid it or protect yourself. Let's say you are interested in dating someone. It's a gamble just to call and ask the person out. You might be turned down. But what if you don't try? After all, this wonderful person might say yes.  
 -  Nick Vujicic
  

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

  A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.  
 -  Oscar Wilde
  

  I dare say that if I knew him I should not be his friend at all. It is a very dangerous thing to know one's friends.  
 -  Oscar Wilde
  

  The danger of an adventure is worth a thousand days of ease and comfort.  
 -  Paulo Coelho
  

  Investing is fun, exciting, and dangerous if you don't do any work.  
 -  Peter Lynch
  

  We triumph without glory when we conquer without danger.  
 -  Pierre Corneille
  

  Monsters exist, but they are too few in number to be truly dangerous. More dangerous are the common men, the functionaries ready to believe and to act without asking questions.  
 -  Primo Levi
  

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

  Dangers bring fears, and fears more dangers bring.  
 -  Richard Baxter
  

  Men like to barbecue. Men will cook if danger is involved.  
 -  Rita Rudner
  

  There are no dangerous weapons; there are only dangerous men.  
 -  Robert A. Heinlein
  

  In the world of mediocrity, genius is dangerous.  
 -  Robert G. Ingersoll
  

  A Chinese proverb compares friends to the jaws and teeth of of a dangerous animal; if you are not careful, you will find them chewing you up.  
 -  Robert Greene
  

  There is nothing more intoxicating than victory, and nothing more dangerous.  
 -  Robert Greene
  

  The challenge of modern freedom, or the combination of isolation and freedom which confronts you, is to make yourself up. The danger is that you may emerge from the process as a not-entirely-human creature.  
 -  Saul Bellow
  

  There's an inherent danger in letting people think that they have perfected something. When they believe they've 'nailed it,' most people tend to sit back and rest on their laurels while countless others will be labouring furiously to better their work.  
 -  Sir Richard Branson
  

  Idleness is a dangerous breeding ground.  
 -  Sir Winston Churchill
  

  Danger - if you meet it promptly and without flinching - you will reduce the danger by half.  
 -  Sir Winston Churchill
  

  Nothing is so exhilarating in life as to be shot at with no result.  
 -  Sir Winston Churchill
  

  It is a curious fact about the British Islanders, who hate drill and have not been invaded for a nearly thousand years, that as danger comes nearer and grows they become progressively less nervous; when it is imminent they are fierce, when it is mortal they are fearless.  
 -  Sir Winston Churchill
  

  Dangers which are warded off by effective precaution and foresight are never even remembered.  
 -  Sir Winston Churchill
  

  Our difficulties and our dangers will not be removed by closing our eyes to them.  
 -  Sir Winston Churchill
  

  Life in the universe will cease to be possible when the universe becomes cold, dark and empty in about 15 billion years. But the real danger is that the human race will destroy itself under a much shorter timescale. To have a chance of long term survival we will have to spread out into space.  
 -  Stephen Hawking
  

  They say we're 98 percent water. That means if you drink one glass of water, you're in grave danger of drowning.  
 -  Steven Wright
  

  The principal act of courage is to endure and withstand dangers doggedly rather than to attack them.  
 -  Thomas Aquinas
  

  Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies.  
 -  Thomas Jefferson
  

  A good friend will tell you where to run when they see danger, but a best friend will run in danger to save you.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Sometimes being too nice is dangerous, you have to show your mean side once in a while to avoid getting hurt.  
 -  Unknown
  

  There is only one dangerous breed: HUMANS  
 -  Unknown
  

  The most dangerous irony is, people are angry with others because of their own incompetence.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Fear is fake. Fear is our decision. We make fear. The danger is real though. The danger is the real thing not fear.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Love is the most powerful emotion, and that makes it the most dangerous.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Truth is heavy and difficult but pleasant , and falsehood is light and easy but painful and dangerous  
 -  Unknown
  

  Life is risky,love is dangerous both are worth it.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Beware of false knowledge, it is more dangerous than ignorance.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Great perils have this beauty, that they bring to light the fraternity of strangers.  
 -  Victor Hugo
  

  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
  

  Fear is not real. The only place that fear can exist is in our thoughts of the future. It is a product of our imagination, causing us to fear things that do not at present and may not ever exist. That is near insanity. Do not misunderstand me, danger is very real, but fear is a choice.  
 -  Will Smith, After Earth
  

  The chief danger that confronts the coming century will be religion without the Holy Ghost, Christianity without Christ, forgiveness without repentance, salvation without regeneration, politics without God, heaven without hell.  
 -  William Booth
  

  Danger is a biological necessity, like dreams. If you face death, for that time, for the period of direct confrontation, you are immortal.  
 -  William S. Burroughs
  

  There's nothing so comfortable as a small bankroll. A big one is always in danger.  
 -  Wilson Mizner