Quotes and Sayings about Danger



"Power is always dangerous. Power attracts the worst and corrupts the best."
- Edward Abbey
(Related: Power)

"May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds."
- Edward Abbey
(Related: Clouds, Leading, May, Mountains)

"The missionaries go forth to Christianize the savages - as if the savages weren't dangerous enough already."
- Edward Abbey
(Related: Missionaries)

"I have been further enlightened by the conversation and correspondence of some illustrious Italians, whom I would gladly name, were I not afraid of exposing them to danger."
- Edmond About
(Related: Conversation, Danger, Name)

"This is going right to the police. So, it's a very dangerous precedent."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: Police, Right)

"I'd heard it was dangerous to walk around Miami."
- Victoria Abril
"I think what we have in this country is a little more dangerous in a way because it can't be seen fully. It's sorta internal censorship. We censor each other."
- Kathy Acker
(Related: Censorship, Country)

"The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern: every class is unfit to govern."
- Lord Acton
(Related: Class, Danger)

"I am more and more convinced that man is a dangerous creature and that power, whether vested in many or a few, is ever grasping, and like the grave, cries, 'Give, give.'"
- Abigail Adams
(Related: Power, Grave, Man)

"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
(Related: Government, Power, Trust, Danger, Liberty, Living, Man, Maxim, Public)

"Advertising men and politicians are dangerous if they are separated. Together they are diabolical."
- Phillip Adams
(Related: Men, Advertising, Politicians)

"There's nothing more dangerous than a resourceful idiot."
- Scott Adams
(Related: Nothing)

"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
(Related: Danger, Fault)

"It's totally mistaken to suppose that an armed escort is going to give a journalist any protection - on the contrary, journalists who turn up surrounded by armed personnel are just turning themselves into targets and in even worse danger."
- Kate Adie
(Related: Danger, Protection)

"A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt dangerous."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: Truth, Lie, Sense)

"The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: Life, Danger, May)

"My mom has a good way of engaging me in a conversation about the choices I make, listening, being objective and open-minded, and respecting those choices so long as they don't put me in danger."
- Casey Affleck
(Related: Mom, Being, Choices, Conversation, Danger, Listening, Open)

"One single vision fills all minds: that of our independence endangered. One single duty imposes itself upon our wills: the duty of stubborn resistance."
- King Albert II
(Related: Vision, Duty, Independence)

"You have a good many little gifts and virtues, but there is no need of parading them, for conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long, and the great charm of all power is modesty."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Power, Talent, Genius, Charm, Conceit, Danger, Gifts, Goodness, Modesty, Will)

"Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one, and the great charm of all power is modesty."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Power, Talent, Genius, Charm, Conceit, Consciousness, Danger, Goodness, Modesty, Will)

"I have had to work long and hard to eradicate the dangerous delusion that, in a bad position, I could always, or nearly always, conjure up some unexpected combination to extricate me from my difficulties."
- Alexander Alekhine
(Related: Work, Delusion, Difficulties)

"We should remember that there was once a discipline called natural philosophy. Unfortunately, this discipline seems not to exist today. It has been renamed science, but science of today is in danger of losing much of the natural philosophy aspect."
- Hannes Alfven
(Related: Science, Discipline, Danger, Losing, Philosophy, Today)

"It's kind of dangerous to cut in the camera, but that's the only way I know how to direct."
- Debbie Allen
"The idea of reasoning with terrorists without force or with appeasement is naive, and I think it's dangerous."
- George Allen
(Related: Idea, Force)

"Electricity can be dangerous. My nephew tried to stick a penny into a plug. Whoever said a penny doesn't go far didn't see him shoot across that floor. I told him he was grounded."
- Tim Allen
(Related: Electricity)

"Russia can be quite a dangerous place sometimes, but I never think about it."
- Marc Almond
(Related: Russia)

"In some causes silence is dangerous."
- Saint Ambrose
(Related: Causes, Silence)

"An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Truth, Error)

"I love to fly. I always wanted to fly. It's been one of my dreams since I was 3 years old. I remember saying to my mom, 3 years old, every day, 'I can fly!' Living on the ninth floor, it was dangerous."
- Elena Anaya
(Related: Dreams, Love, Mom, Day, Living, Old, Saying, Years)

"Glenn Close is a living icon. You look at the work, and I think it's wild, because she thinks some of her best work was in Dangerous Liaisons and that's what I believe as well."
- Anthony Anderson
(Related: Work, Living)

"Above all else, we need a reaffirmation of political commitment at the highest levels to reducing the dangers that arise both from existing nuclear weapons and from further proliferation."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Commitment, Weapons)

"Principles are a dangerous form of social dynamite."
- Katharine Anthony
(Related: Principles)

"That most dangerous of opponents: the one who took pains to comprehend the position of his adversary."
- Piers Anthony
"The principal act of courage is to endure and withstand dangers doggedly rather than to attack them."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Courage, Act)

"There are no dangerous thoughts; thinking itself is dangerous."
- Hannah Arendt
(Related: Thoughts, Thinking)

"The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life - knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live."
- Aristotle
(Related: Life, Danger, Man)

"Our enemies are Medes and Persians, men who for centuries have lived soft and luxurious lives; we of Macedon for generations past have been trained in the hard school of danger and war. Above all, we are free men, and they are slaves."
- Arrian
(Related: Men, War, Danger, Enemies, Generations, Past, School)

"Nuclear proliferation - the proliferation of WMDs altogether - is one of the greatest dangers of our time."
- Timothy Garton Ash
(Related: Time)

"Having now reached a point where danger might be reasonably apprehended from strolling war parties of Indians, spies were kept in advance and strict diligence observed in the duty of sentinels."
- William Henry Ashley
(Related: War, Danger, Diligence, Duty, Now)

"They urged me to take up winter quarters at the forks of the Platt, stating that if I attempted to advance further until spring, I would endanger the lives of my whole party."
- William Henry Ashley
(Related: Party, Spring, Winter)

"One of the experts bought his first piece at the age of four, so they did start very young, most of them. They did it out of genuine interest but today's kids are much more materialistic and there's a danger, I suppose, that they might just be out to make dosh."
- Michael Aspel
(Related: Age, Danger, Experts, First, Interest, Kids, Today)

"It is always dangerous to generalize, but the American people, while infinitely generous, are a hard and strong race and, but for the few cemeteries I have seen, I am inclined to think they never die."
- Margot Asquith
(Related: People, American, Race)

"The main dangers in this life are the people who want to change everything... or nothing."
- Nancy Astor
(Related: Change, Life, People, Nothing, Want)

"Crying wolf is a real danger."
- David Attenborough
(Related: Danger)

"I have been in danger of being drowned twice."
- John Aubrey
(Related: Being, Danger)

"A neurotic can perfectly well be a literary genius, but his greatest danger is always that he will not recognize when he is dull."
- Louis Auchincloss
(Related: Genius, Danger, Literary, Will)

"Terrorism is a big danger to Pakistan's independence. We will fight this danger for the sake of independence of Pakistan and will defeat it at all levels."
- Shaukat Aziz
(Related: Danger, Defeat, Fight, Independence, Terrorism, Will)

"Well, I think breathing life into the Endangered Species Act, taking those wolves back into Yellowstone, restoring the salmon in the rivers of the Pacific Northwest."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: Life, Act, Rivers)

"Like the Spitfire it was immensely strong: a pilot had no need to fear the danger of pulling the wings off, no matter how desperate the situation became."
- Douglas Bader
(Related: Fear, Danger)

"When the state or federal government control the education of all of our children, they have the dangerous and illegitimate monopoly to control and influence the thought process of our citizens."
- Michael Badnarik
(Related: Education, Government, Thought, Control, Children, Influence, State)

"One researcher just determined that African and Indian elephants make each other sick. When a new animal or plant is introduced to a habitat bad things happen. The biggest danger to native wildlife is foreign wildlife."
- Robert T. Bakker
(Related: African, Danger, Wildlife)

"My family was loving... they were very supportive and very affectionate, and basically I could do what I wanted, and basically it wasn't anything dangerous, thank God."
- Bob Balaban
(Related: Family, God)

"To act is to be committed, and to be committed is to be in danger."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Act, Danger)

"The most dangerous creation of any society is the man who has nothing to lose."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Society, Creation, Man, Nothing)

"Nobody is more dangerous than he who imagines himself pure in heart; for his purity, by definition, is unassailable."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Heart, Purity)

"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
(Related: Technology, Danger, Running)

"Chimpanzees are endangered. Severely."
- Russell Banks
"When I write, I am not giving a lecture, I am speculating on behavior. Sometimes this is dangerous, but it should be. As I say often, theatre is a dark place and we should keep the light out of it."
- Howard Barker
(Related: Behavior, Giving, Light, Theatre)

"Meat consumption is just as dangerous to public health as tobacco use... It's time we looked into holding the meat producers and fast-food outlets legally accountable."
- Neal Barnard
(Related: Health, Time, Public)

"The real threat to whales is whaling, which has endangered many whale species."
- Dave Barry
"The biggest danger of Hollywood becoming a purely corporate town resides in the creative process."
- Peter Bart
(Related: Corporate, Danger, Hollywood)

"I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them."
- Clara Barton
(Related: Fear, Danger, Fight, May, Soldiers)

"The danger that may really threaten (crime fiction) is that soon there will be more writers than readers."
- Jacques Barzun
(Related: Danger, May, Will, Writers)

"The Social Security trust fund is in pretty good shape today and we should not embark upon risky, dangerous schemes which will, in fact, undermine Social Security, such as privatization."
- Max Baucus
(Related: Trust, Fact, Pretty, Security, Today, Will)

"In literature as in ethics, there is danger, as well as glory, in being subtle. Aristocracy isolates us."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Aristocracy, Being, Danger, Ethics, Glory, Literature)

"Dangers bring fears, and fears more dangers bring."
- Richard Baxter
"You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the struggle for independence."
- Charles A. Beard
(Related: Fathers, Founding, Independence, Reputation, Struggle)

"We do not yet have the solutions to these questions, but the awareness that we live in an endangered world is present in more and more life situations."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Life, Awareness, Present, Questions, World)

"The most dangerous people are the ignorant."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: People)

"The ignorant classes are the dangerous classes."
- Henry Ward Beecher
"The expansion and sophistication of transnational crime represents one of the most dangerous threats we confront in the next millennium."
- Rand Beers
(Related: Crime, Sophistication)

""Obvious" is the most dangerous word in mathematics."
- E. T. Bell
(Related: Mathematics, Word)

"It's the same each time with progress. First they ignore you, then they say you're mad, then dangerous, then there's a pause and then you can't find anyone who disagrees with you."
- Tony Benn
(Related: Time, Progress, First)

"There is no question that al-Qaida operatives are currently active in Iraq. A premature exit before the threat they represent has been dealt with would endanger America and the prospects of eventual peace in the Middle East."
- Robert Foster Bennett
(Related: Peace, America, Iraq, Question)

"The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born-that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not. That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born."
- Warren G. Bennis
(Related: Leadership, People, Fact, Myth, Nonsense)

"If you really believe music is dangerous, you should let it go in one ear and out the other."
- Jose Bergamin
(Related: Music)

"What's dangerous is not to evolve."
- Jeff Bezos
"Doubt, indulged and cherished, is in danger of becoming denial; but if honest, and bent on thorough investigation, it may soon lead to full establishment of the truth."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Truth, Danger, Denial, Doubt, Investigation, May)

"The armored cars of dreams, contrived to let us do so many a dangerous thing."
- Elizabeth Bishop
(Related: Dreams)

"Yes, it will go through the disciplines that all puppies go through including house training and puppy walking, then at twelve month old it the training becomes a lot more rigorous which has to be done carefully otherwise you are in danger of stressing the dog."
- David Blunkett
(Related: Danger, Old, Training, Walking, Will)

"It would be dangerous territory if I wasn't practising what I preach which is to always accept responsibility, always accept the consequences of your actions."
- David Blunkett
(Related: Actions, Consequences, Responsibility)

"I remember when we were doing the first Dragon's Lair, I got really involved with coming up with all the little rooms and what was the danger in the room and going into it with bats and spiders and snakes."
- Don Bluth
(Related: Danger, First, Spiders)

"I don't see a groundswell of people willing to raise gas taxes right now. That leaves fuel economy standards as the only effective tool we have as a nation to make a dent in our dangerous and ever growing consumption of oil."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: People, Economy, Nation, Now, Oil, Right, Taxes)

"And Hale was devoted to President Kennedy, and there was some talk following the assassination that Hale had warned the President not to go to Dallas, and the connotation was that it would be physically dangerous for him to do so."
- Lindy Boggs
(Related: Assassination, President, Talk)

"The torment of precautions often exceeds the dangers to be avoided. It is sometimes better to abandon one's self to destiny."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Destiny, Self)

"Washington should revive international efforts begun during the Clinton administration to pressure countries with dangerously loose banking regulations to adopt and enforce stricter rules."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Countries, Pressure, Rules, Washington)

"The world is now aware that the most unavoidable and most dangerous weapon that exists is the blind decisiveness of a man ready to sacrifice his life for an obscure cause."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Life, Sacrifice, Blind, Cause, Man, Now, World)

"In this situation I was constantly exposed to danger and death."
- Daniel Boone
(Related: Death, Danger)

"We were then in a dangerous, helpless situation, exposed daily to perils and death amongst savages and wild beasts, not a white man in the country but ourselves."
- Daniel Boone
(Related: Death, Country, Man)

"I was happy in the midst of dangers and inconveniences."
- Daniel Boone
"The Internet's kinda in danger of getting heart disease pretty soon, I think. Arteries are getting clogged."
- Sean Booth
(Related: Heart, Danger, Disease, Internet, Pretty)

"Feelings are not supposed to be logical. Dangerous is the man who has rationalized his emotions."
- David Borenstein
(Related: Feelings, Emotions, Man)

"It is very a dangerous thing to have an idea that you will not practice."
- Phyllis Bottome
(Related: Idea, Practice, Will)

"Revolutions are celebrated when they are no longer dangerous."
- Pierre Boulez
"Politicians as a class are dangerous, that people who are seeking power over us are not, by definition, our friends."
- James Bovard
(Related: Power, People, Class, Friends, Politicians)

"The passions are like fire, useful in a thousand ways and dangerous only in one, through their excess."
- Christian Nestell Bovee
(Related: Excess, Fire)

"Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the dangers that imperil the brave."
- Christian Nestell Bovee
(Related: Courage, Cowardice)

"I am tapping into a place in you that is unexplored, and very dangerous, but I think essential to the creative life of an artist."
- Brandon Boyd
(Related: Life, Artist)

"With the monstrous weapons man already has, humanity is in danger of being trapped in this world by its moral adolescents."
- Omar N. Bradley
(Related: Being, Danger, Humanity, Weapons, World)

"The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in the insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well meaning but without understanding."
- Louis D. Brandeis
(Related: Men, Liberty, Meaning, Understanding, Zeal)

"The only dangerous scene is when James Cromwell put a stake in my chest. But other than that, it turned out to be quite a punch. I didn't think much of it."
- Andre Braugher
"There is nothing with which it is so dangerous to take liberties as liberty itself."
- Andre Breton
(Related: Liberty, Nothing)

"Dangerous because your present Administration and its specialized agencies by all accounts know no restraint in hitting out at any perceived enemy of America, and nobody or nothing can protect one from their vindictiveness."
- Breyten Breytenbach
(Related: America, Enemy, Nothing, Present, Restraint)

"The goal, I submit, is obvious: subjugating the world (which is barbarian, dangerous, envious and ungrateful) to US power for the sake of America's interests."
- Breyten Breytenbach
(Related: Power, Goal, America, World)

"I was always crazy about New York, dependent on it, scared of it - well, it is dangerous - but beyond that there was the pressure of being young and of not yet having done work you really liked, trademark work, breakthrough work."
- Harold Brodkey
(Related: Work, Being, Pressure)

"The administration needs to speak honestly with the American people. Exaggerating our progress in defeating the insurgency or in creating an Iraqi army paints a dangerous picture."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: People, Progress, American, Army, Needs)

"There's a way of playing safe, there's a way of using tricks and there's the way I like to play which is dangerously where you're going to take a chance on making mistakes in order to create something you haven't created before."
- Dave Brubeck
(Related: Chance, Mistakes, Order, Play)

"To seek understanding before taking action, yet to trust my instincts when action is called for. Never to avoid danger from fear, never to seek out danger for its own sake. Never to conform to fashion from fear of eccentricity, never to be eccentric from fear of conformity."
- Steven Brust
(Related: Trust, Fear, Action, Conformity, Danger, Eccentricity, Fashion, Understanding)

"Proliferation of nuclear weapons to terrorist organisations is far more dangerous than proliferation of nuclear weapons to states, even states like North Korea."
- John Bruton
(Related: states, Weapons)

"We should keep silent about those in power; to speak well of them almost implies flattery; to speak ill of them while they are alive is dangerous, and when they are dead is cowardly."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: Power, Flattery)

"The buffalo isn't as dangerous as everyone makes him out to be. Statistics prove that in the United States more Americans are killed in automobile accidents than are killed by buffalo."
- Art Buchwald
(Related: Accidents, Americans, states, Statistics, United)

"As with most liberal sexual ideas, what makes the world a better place for men invariably makes it a duller and more dangerous place for women."
- Julie Burchill
(Related: Men, Women, Ideas, Liberal, World)

"True, a little learning is a dangerous thing, but it still beats total ignorance."
- Abigail Van Buren
(Related: Ignorance, Learning)

"The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Power, Abuse)

"The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Danger, Liberty)

"People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are their enemies, they will be enemies to the law; and those who have most to hope and nothing to lose will always be dangerous."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Power, People, Hope, Enemies, Law, Laws, Nothing, Will)

"I am one who believes that one of the greatest dangers of advertising is not that of misleading people, but that of boring them to death."
- Leo Burnett
(Related: Death, People, Advertising, Misleading)

"The record business is dangerous to the health of bands and individuals, which is something I'm just now learning. But it's not dangerous in any of the ways people think; it's not that they try to make you compromise your art. That's not the problem."
- T-Bone Burnett
(Related: Business, Health, Art, People, Compromise, Learning, Now)

"The United States and our allies are determined: we refuse to live in the shadow of this ultimate danger."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Danger, Shadow, states, United)

"I would like to be remembered as a guy who had a set of priorities, and was willing to live by those priorities. In terms of accomplishments, my biggest accomplishment is that I kept the country safe amidst a real danger."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Accomplishment, Accomplishments, Country, Danger, Priorities)

"I think quotes are very dangerous things."
- Kate Bush
(Related: Quotes)

"A little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but a little want of knowledge is also a dangerous thing."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Knowledge, Want)

"Like the measles, love is most dangerous when it comes late in life."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Life, Love)

"Let none think to fly the danger for soon or late love is his own avenger."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Love, Danger)

"I think in the corridors of power these dangerous kinds of orders are issued in a much more vague way, passed down two or three levels of command before they're given to the assassin."
- Eddie Campbell
(Related: Power)

"If you have only one passion in life - football - and you pursue it to the exclusion of everything else, it becomes very dangerous. When you stop doing this activity it is as though you are dying. The death of that activity is a death in itself."
- Eric Cantona
(Related: Death, Life, Dying, Football, Passion)

"This war is like an actress who is getting old. It is less and less photogenic and more and more dangerous."
- Robert Capa
(Related: War, Old)

"Any plan of administration which contemplates a concentrating of responsibility is open to the dangers which follow the creation of a bureaucracy."
- Arthur Capper
(Related: Bureaucracy, Creation, Open, Responsibility)

"I say this as a Democrat, for whom the Republican domination of government threatens many values that I hold to be important to America's role as a light among nations. But there are no values that matter to me that will not be gravely endangered if we lose this war."
- Orson Scott Card
(Related: Government, War, Values, America, Light, Nations, Republican, Will)

"A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world."
- John le Carre
(Related: World)

"The atmosphere of libraries, lecture rooms and laboratories is dangerous to those who shut themselves up in them too long. It separates us from reality like a fog."
- Alexis Carrel
(Related: Libraries, Reality)

"The money can be a hindrance to someone like me because the danger is that you start thinking, 'Is that a $20 million take?' That kind of thing, and being self-critical."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Money, Being, Danger, Self, Thinking)

"I write about what interests me. It's very dangerous when you try to satisfy an audience."
- Jonathan Carroll
"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
(Related: Life, Amusement, Danger, Harmony, Joy, Laughter, Learning, Spirit, Wit)

"Sadat was a great and good man, and his most bitter and dangerous enemies were people who were obsessed with hatred for his peaceful goals."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: People, Goals, Enemies, Hatred, Man)

"I am bound to add that the excess in too little has ever proved in me more dangerous than the excess in too much; the last may cause indigestion, but the first causes death."
- Giacomo Casanova
(Related: Death, Cause, Causes, Excess, First, Indigestion, May)

"It's a little dangerous for me to get outside myself and think about how I want people to see me."
- Rosanne Cash
(Related: People, Want)

"Delay always breeds danger; and to protract a great design is often to ruin it."
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Related: Design, Danger, Delay, Ruin)

"Reform of the medical liability system should be considered as part of a comprehensive response to surging medical malpractice premiums that endanger Americans' access to quality medical care."
- Lincoln Chafee
(Related: Medical, Quality, Americans, Care, Reform)

"Let me say no danger and no hardship ever makes me wish to get back to that college life again."
- Joshua Chamberlain
(Related: Life, College, Danger, Hardship)

"I suppose everyone tells little white lies. Quite often they're necessary to make someone feel better or prevent feelings from being hurt. Whoppers? No, that's dangerous and they'll boomerang."
- Richard Chamberlain
(Related: Feelings, Being, Hurt, Lies)

"Almost all people have this potential for evil, which would be unleashed only under certain dangerous social circumstances."
- Iris Chang
(Related: People, Circumstances, Evil, Potential)

"When I was in China, Mao was Chairman, and parents were terrified to tell their children anything that differed from the party line in case the children repeated it and endangered the whole family."
- Jung Chang
(Related: Family, Children, Parents, Party)

"In fact, the U.S. military has bent over backwards to respect the religious beliefs of some very dangerous fanatics who want to kill us."
- Linda Chavez
(Related: Beliefs, Fact, Fanatics, Military, Religious, Respect, Want)

"All literary men are Red Sox fans - to be a Yankee fan in a literate society is to endanger your life."
- John Cheever
(Related: Life, Men, Society, Fans, Literary, Yankee)

"What I am going to write is the last of what I have to say. I will say that literature is the only consciousness we possess and that its role as consciousness must inform us of our ability to comprehend the hideous danger of nuclear power."
- John Cheever
(Related: Power, Ability, Consciousness, Danger, Literature, Will)

"There comes a time when deceit and defiance must be seen for what they are. At that point, a gathering danger must be directly confronted. At that point, we must show that beyond our resolutions is actual resolve."
- Dick Cheney
(Related: Time, Danger, Deceit, Defiance)

"That strategy of buy and hold, which is the sound and sensible one for the individual, can have very dangerous and perverse effects for the market as a whole."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: Strategy, Sound)

"Without education we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Education, People, Danger)

"The most dangerous criminal now is the entirely lawless modern philosopher. Compared to him, burglars and bigamists are essentially moral men."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Men, Now)

"The danger chiefly lies in acting well; no crime's so great as daring to excel."
- Charles Churchill
(Related: Acting, Crime, Danger, Lies)

"A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures - and that is the basis of all human morality."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Morality, Consequences, Man, Obstacles)

"Politics is almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Politics, War)

"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
(Related: Danger, Will)

"A lot of places I go are dangerous, like Tel Aviv or Rio, but that never stops me from going there and putting on a show. I have good security. I don't worry about that."
- Madonna Ciccone
(Related: Security, Worry)

"War is the province of danger."
- Karl Von Clausewitz
(Related: War, Danger)

"The search for the truth is the most important work in the whole world, and the most dangerous."
- James Clavell
(Related: Work, Truth, World)

"The danger to society is not merely that it should believe wrong things, though that is great enough; but that it should become credulous, and lose the habit of testing things and inquiring into them; for then it must sink back into savagery."
- William Kingdon Clifford
(Related: Society, Habit, Danger, Testing, Wrong)

"The United States strongly condemns the illegal disclosure of classified information. It puts people's lives in danger, threatens our national security, and undermines our efforts to work with other countries to solve shared problems."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Work, People, Countries, Danger, Information, National security, Problems, states, United)

"When you're young you believe it when people tell you how good you are. And that's the danger, you inhale. Everyone will tell you you're a genius, which you are not, and if you understand that, you win."
- George Clooney
(Related: Genius, People, Danger, Will)

"The danger of what's happening right now in terms of using reconciliation is, the purpose of the Senate is going to be defeated. And that is to bring consensus to big issues in this country so that we have a reasoned and thoughtful approach and that the American public buys into it."
- Tom Coburn
(Related: Purpose, American, Country, Danger, Now, Public, Right, Senate, Thoughtful)

"I think in national security, the war in Iraq is troublesome and a difficult challenge, but our troops and the military leaders we have are managing that situation, although it continues to be very risky and very dangerous."
- Thad Cochran
(Related: War, Challenge, Iraq, Leaders, Military, National security, Troops)

"The world is too dangerous for anything but truth and too small for anything but love."
- William Sloane Coffin, Jr.
(Related: Love, Truth, World)

"A world in which others controlled the course of their own development, would be a world in which the American system would be seriously endangered."
- Benjamin Cohen
(Related: Development, American, World)

"The essential meaning of perestroika for Gorbachev and his supporters was creating and acting on alternatives to failed and dangerous policies at home and abroad."
- Stephen Cohen
(Related: Home, Acting, Meaning)

"For while the threat of nuclear holocaust has been significantly reduced, the world remains a very unsettled and dangerous place."
- William S. Cohen
(Related: World)

"It is a high patriotic duty that we support and sustain the men who have been placed in position of difficulty, burden, responsibility, and even danger as the result of our suffrages."
- Bainbridge Colby
(Related: Men, Burden, Danger, Difficulty, Duty, Responsibility, Result, Support)

"It is better to meet danger than to wait for it. He that is on a lee shore, and foresees a hurricane, stands out to sea and encounters a storm to avoid a shipwreck."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Danger, Sea, Shipwreck)

"Physical courage, which despises all danger, will make a man brave in one way; and moral courage, which despises all opinion, will make a man brave in another."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Courage, Danger, Man, Opinion, Will)

"Men in authority will always think that criticism of their policies is dangerous. They will always equate their policies with patriotism, and find criticism subversive."
- Henry Steele Commager
(Related: Men, Patriotism, Authority, Criticism, Will)

"Kinsey thought that Freud in his own way was as dangerous as the Catholic Church."
- Bill Condon
(Related: Thought, Church)

"He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger."
- Confucius
(Related: Danger)

"I find we are growing serious, and then we are in great danger of being dull."
- William Congreve
(Related: Being, Danger)

"Safety's just danger, out of place."
- Harry Connick, Jr.
(Related: Danger, Safety)

"Rescue someone unwilling to look after himself, and he will cling to you like a dangerous illness."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Illness, Will)

"When we conquer without danger our triumph is without glory."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Danger, Glory)

"We triumph without glory when we conquer without danger."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Danger, Glory)

"To conquer without danger is to conquer without glory."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Danger, Glory)

"A Victory without danger is a triumph without glory."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Victory, Danger, Glory)

"Danger breeds best on too much confidence."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Confidence, Danger)

"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
(Related: Work, Appetite, Danger, Man, Today)

"As Taiwan's friend and ally, I believe it is important for the United States to monitor the situation in the Taiwan Strait very carefully to help ensure Taiwan is not forced into a position which would endanger its freedom or its democracy."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Friend, Democracy, Freedom, Help, states, United)

"So I don't really focus too much on that, and I think it's dangerous if your goal in life is to get the other guy, then you're not going to be doing a really quality job yourself."
- Katie Couric
(Related: Life, Quality, Goal, Focus, Job)

"It is very dangerous to have your self-worth riding on your results as an athlete."
- Jim Courier
(Related: Results, Self)

"The danger that we have right now are people who get the same information as I do and, therefore, think they'll reach the same conclusions that haven't traded as long, don't have bear claws up and down their backs like I do."
- Jim Cramer
(Related: People, Danger, Information, Now, Right)

"Unless the great majority of Americans not only have, but believe they have, a fair chance, the better American future will be dangerously compromised."
- Herbert Croly
(Related: American, Americans, Chance, Future, Majority, Will)

"Big business, for all its lobbying, is often put in line by investigative reporting, public scandals and multi-million-dollar judgments in court against those who put products on the market that are dangerous to their buyers."
- Stanley Crouch
(Related: Business, Court, Public)

"Radium could be very dangerous in criminal hands."
- Pierre Curie
"Kitsch is more dangerous than it looks when taken to the extreme."
- John Cusack
(Related: Extreme)

"I appeal to you as a soldier to spare me the humiliation of seeing my regiment march to meet the enemy and I not share its dangers."
- George Armstrong Custer
(Related: Enemy, March)

"Pear Drops were exciting because they had a dangerous taste. All of us were warned against eating them, and the result was that we ate them more than ever."
- Roald Dahl
(Related: Eating, Result, Taste)

"Power is dangerous unless you have humility."
- Richard J. Daley
(Related: Power, Humility)

"There was never any danger of Business 2.0 ever going under."
- James Daly
(Related: Business, Danger)

"My cousins gay, he went to London only to find out that Big Ben was a clock."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Gay, London)

"I saved a girl from being attacked last night. I controlled myself."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Being, Night)

"I told my dentist my teeth are going yellow. he told me to wear a brown tie."
- Rodney Dangerfield
"I told my psychiatrist that everyone hates me. He said I was being ridiculous - everyone hasn't met me yet."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Being)

"I told my wife the truth. I told her I was seeing a psychiatrist. Then she told me the truth: that she was seeing a psychiatrist, two plumbers, and a bartender."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Wife, Truth)

"I was so ugly my mother used to feed me with a sling shot."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Mother, Ugly)

"I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Fight, Night)

"I worked in a pet store and people would ask how big I would get."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Pet, People)

"I'm at the age where food has taken the place of sex in my life. In fact, I've just had a mirror put over my kitchen table."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Age, Food, Life, Sex, Fact, Kitchen)

"I'm taking Viagra and drinking prune juice - I don't know if I'm coming or going."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Drinking)

"If it wasn't for pick-pockets I'd have no sex life at all."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Life, Sex)

"It's tough to stay married. My wife kisses the dog on the lips, yet she won't drink from my glass."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Wife, Kisses)

"Life is just a bowl of pits."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Life)

"Acting deals with very delicate emotions. It is not putting up a mask. Each time an actor acts he does not hide; he exposes himself."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Time, Acting, Actor, Deals, Emotions)

"Most of the arguments to which I am party fall somewhat short of being impressive, knowing to the fact that neither I nor my opponent knows what we are talking about."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Arguments, Being, Fact, Party, Talking)

"I looked up my family tree and found three dogs using it."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Family, Dogs)

"My father carries around the picture of the kid who came with his wallet."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Father)

"My marriage is on the rocks again, yeah, my wife just broke up with her boyfriend."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Marriage, Wife, Boyfriend)

"My mother had morning sickness after I was born."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Mother, Sickness)

"My mother never breast fed me, she told me she only liked me as a friend."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Mother, Friend)

"My psychiatrist told me I was crazy and I said I want a second opinion. He said okay, you're ugly too."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Opinion, Ugly, Want)

"My uncle's dying wish - he wanted me on his lap. He was in the electric chair."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Dying)

"My wife and I were happy for 20 years. Then we met."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Wife, Years)

"My wife is always trying to get rid of me. The other day she told me to put the garbage out. I said to her I already did. She told me to go and keep an eye on it."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Wife, Day, Eye, Trying)

"My wife met me at the door the other night in a sexy negligee. Unfortunately, she was just coming home."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Home, Wife, Night)

"My wife wants sex in the back of the car and she wants me to drive."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Car, Sex, Wife)

"My wife was afraid of the dark... then she saw me naked and now she's afraid of the light."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Wife, Light, Now)

"My wife's jealousy is getting ridiculous. The other day she looked at my calendar and wanted to know who May was."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Wife, Day, Jealousy, May)

"On Halloween, the parents sent their kids out looking like me."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Kids, Parents)

"Men who do things without being told draw the most wages."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Men, Being, Wages)

"One year they asked me to be poster boy - for birth control."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Control, Birth control)

"What a dog I got, his favorite bone is in my arm."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Favorite)

"What a kid I got, I told him about the birds and the bee and he told me about the butcher and my wife."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Wife, Birds)

"When I played in the sandbox, the cat kept covering me up."
- Rodney Dangerfield
"When I was a kid my parents moved a lot, but I always found them."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Parents)

"When I was born I was so ugly the doctor slapped my mother."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Mother, Ugly)

"With me, nothing goes right. My psychiatrist said my wife and I should have sex every night. Now, we'll never see each other!"
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Sex, Wife, Night, Nothing, Now, Right)

"With my wife I don't get no respect. I made a toast on her birthday to 'the best woman a man ever had.' The waiter joined me."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Birthday, Wife, Man, Respect, Woman)

"Yeah, I know I'm ugly... I said to a bartender, 'Make me a zombie.' He said 'God beat me to it.'"
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Ugly)

"This morning when I put on my underwear I could hear the fruit-of-the-loom guys laughing at me."
- Rodney Dangerfield
"I remember the time I was kidnapped and they sent a piece of my finger to my father. He said he wanted more proof."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Time, Father, Proof)

"We sleep in separate rooms, we have dinner apart, we take separate vacations - we're doing everything we can to keep our marriage together."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Marriage, Sleep)

"I met the surgeon general - he offered me a cigarette."
- Rodney Dangerfield
"At twenty a man is full of fight and hope. He wants to reform the world. When he is seventy he still wants to reform the world, but he know he can't."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Hope, Fight, Man, Reform, World)

"I came from a real tough neighborhood. I put my hand in some cement and felt another hand."
- Rodney Dangerfield
"I could tell my parents hated me. My bath toys were a toaster and a radio."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Parents)

"I could tell that my parents hated me. My bath toys were a toaster and a radio."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Parents)

"I drink too much. The last time I gave a urine sample it had an olive in it."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Time)

"I found there was only one way to look thin: hang out with fat people."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: People)

"I get no respect. The way my luck is running, if I was a politician I would be honest."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Luck, Respect, Running)

"I had plenty of pimples as a kid. One day I fell asleep in the library. When I woke up, a blind man was reading my face."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Blind, Day, Man, Reading)

"I have good looking kids. Thank goodness my wife cheats on me."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Wife, Goodness, Kids)

"I haven't spoken to my wife in years. I didn't want to interrupt her."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Wife, Want, Years)

"I looked up my family tree and found out I was the sap."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Family)

"Some dog I got too. We call him Egypt. Because in every room he leaves a pyramid."
- Rodney Dangerfield
"The way my luck is running, if I was a politician I would be honest."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Luck, Running)

"A girl phoned me the other day and said... 'Come on over, there's nobody home.' I went over. Nobody was home."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Home, Day)

"Jails and prisons are designed to break human beings, to convert the population into specimens in a zoo - obedient to our keepers, but dangerous to each other."
- Angela Davis
(Related: Population)

"But there is some way in which poets believe that and this is dangerous, too believe that their calling gives them a certain freedom. A certain freedom to live in a free way."
- Peter Davison
(Related: Freedom, Poets)

"He uses his good powers for evil, and that's when it gets to the dangerous side of it."
- Rosario Dawson
(Related: Evil)

"Mercury emissions will continue to harm the environment and to endanger the health of children and pregnant women, until this Administration puts public health before politics."
- Mark Dayton
(Related: Health, Politics, Women, Children, Environment, Harm, Mercury, Public, Will)

"The attraction of the virtuoso for the public is very like that of the circus for the crowd. There is always the hope that something dangerous will happen."
- Claude Debussy
(Related: Hope, Public, Will)

"Conscience that isn't hitched up to common sense is a mighty dangerous thing."
- Margaret Deland
(Related: Common sense, Conscience)

"American writers ought to stand and live in the margins, and be more dangerous."
- Don DeLillo
(Related: American, Writers)

"Writers in repressive societies are considered dangerous. That's why so many of them are in jail."
- Don DeLillo
(Related: Writers)

"The European model is in danger if we obliterate the principle of personal responsibility."
- Jacques Delors
(Related: Danger, Responsibility)

"I know it can be dangerous, but I love racing. I worry my wife, but she knows it's important to me."
- Patrick Dempsey
(Related: Love, Wife, Racing, Worry)

"I was never a dangerous woman. I'm not the prissy blonde woman that could take your husband away."
- Catherine Deneuve
(Related: Husband, Woman)

"Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the dangers of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of 'crackpot' than the stigma of conformity. And on issues that seem important to you, stand up and be counted at any cost."
- Chauncey Depew
(Related: Fear, Ideas, Conformity, Controversy, Mind)

"HIV does not make people dangerous to know, so you can shake their hands and give them a hug: Heaven knows they need it."
- Princess Diana
(Related: People, Heaven)

"When a man bleeds inwardly, it is a dangerous thing for himself; but when he laughs inwardly, it bodes no good to other people."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: People, Man)

"The Endangered Species Act is the strongest and most effective tool we have to repair the environmental harm that is causing a species to decline."
- Norm Dicks
(Related: Environmental, Act, Harm)

"Let the fear of a danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Fear, Danger)

"When the public's right to know is threatened, and when the rights of free speech and free press are at risk, all of the other liberties we hold dear are endangered."
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Free speech, Rights, Press, Public, Risk)

"In liberating Iraq, we have rid the nation and the rest of the world from the danger of Saddam Hussein."
- Elizabeth Dole
(Related: Danger, Iraq, Nation, Rest, World)

"Our ports are a vital link in national security and it is extremely dangerous to be considering their sale to the United Arab Emirates government."
- Joe Donnelly
(Related: Government, National security, United)

"Iran has long sponsored terrorists who carry out homicide bombings in Israeli cities. However, it is a mistake to believe the danger Iran poses is directed at Israel alone."
- John Doolittle
(Related: Mistake, Cities, Danger, Israel)

"That's the danger of having too much success. You lose that magic, that feeling of not being in control, which I feel now, it's too controlled."
- Stephen Dorff
(Related: Success, Control, Being, Danger, Feeling, Magic, Now)

"A little learning, indeed, may be a dangerous thing, but the want of learning is a calamity to any people."
- Frederick Douglass
(Related: People, Calamity, Learning, May, Want)

"Family life itself, that safest, most traditional, most approved of female choices, is not a sanctuary: It is, perpetually, a dangerous place."
- Margaret Drabble
(Related: Family, Life, Choices)

"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
(Related: Danger, Germany, Iraq, Mind, Troops)

"Most discussions of decision making assume that only senior executives make decisions or that only senior executives' decisions matter. This is a dangerous mistake."
- Peter Drucker
(Related: Mistake, Decision, Decisions)

"There's a danger of the Internet just becoming loud, ugly and boring with a thousand voices screaming for attention."
- Matt Drudge
(Related: Attention, Danger, Internet, Ugly)

"Beauty, like ice, our footing does betray; Who can tread sure on the smooth, slippery way: Pleased with the surface, we glide swiftly on, And see the dangers that we cannot shun."
- John Dryden
(Related: Beauty)

"I think the dangers are different now. Our abuse of the planet and our resources is an anxiety."
- Carol Ann Duffy
(Related: Abuse, Anxiety, Now)

"All generalizations are dangerous, even this one."
- Alexandre Dumas
"Heterosexuality is dangerous. It tempts you to aim at a perfect duality of desire."
- Marguerite Duras
(Related: Desire)

"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
(Related: Civilization, Progress, Being, Danger, Grave, Wildlife, World)

"Our science has become terrible, our research dangerous, our findings deadly. We physicists have to make peace with reality. Reality is not as strong as we are. We will ruin reality."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Related: Peace, Science, Reality, Research, Ruin, Will)

"Man is imperfect. The reality he creates is always endangered by man."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Related: Man, Reality)

"The consequence of a world full of nuclear powers to me is so incomprehensible in terms of the dangers that that implies."
- Lawrence Eagleburger
(Related: World)

"It is all right for the lion and the lamb to lie down together if they are both asleep, but if one of them begins to get active, it is dangerous."
- Crystal Eastman
(Related: Lie, Right)

"Lawyers have a dangerous job in Iran."
- Shirin Ebadi
(Related: Job, Lawyers)

"You're entering dangerous land when you start theorising about comedy."
- Adrian Edmondson
(Related: Comedy, Land)

"A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad."
- Bob Edwards
(Related: Ignorance, Learning)

"The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: People, Evil, World)

"Monarchs ought to put to death the authors and instigators of war, as their sworn enemies and as dangers to their states."
- Elizabeth I
(Related: Death, War, Enemies, states)

"Art is dangerous. It is one of the attractions: when it ceases to be dangerous you don't want it."
- Duke Ellington
(Related: Art, Want)

"There are few things in the world as dangerous as sleepwalkers."
- Ralph Ellison
(Related: World)

"As soon as there is life there is danger."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Life, Danger)

"The act of voting by ordinary Iraqis in the face of extreme danger confirms President Bush's belief that people around the globe, when given a chance, will choose liberty and democracy over enslavement and tyranny."
- John Ensign
(Related: People, Belief, Act, Chance, Danger, Democracy, Extreme, Liberty, President, Tyranny, Voting, Will)

"Not every difficult and dangerous thing is suitable for training, but only that which is conducive to success in achieving the object of our effort."
- Epictetus
(Related: Success, Effort, Training)

"Danger gleams like sunshine to a brave man's eyes."
- Euripides
(Related: Danger, Eyes, Man)

"The U.S. withdrawal from the Kyoto protocol endangers the entire process."
- Laurent Fabius
"If your mind is at work, we're in danger of reproducing another cliche. If we can keep our minds out of it and our thoughts out of it, maybe we'll come up with something original."
- Peter Falk
(Related: Work, Thoughts, Danger, Mind)

"I am a danger to myself if I get angry."
- Oriana Fallaci
(Related: Danger)

"Researches at Yale found a connection between brain cancer and work environment. The No. 1 most dangerous job for developing brain cancer? Plutonium hat model."
- Jimmy Fallon
(Related: Work, Cancer, Connection, Environment, Job)

"I never sing in the shower. It's very dangerous."
- Jimmy Fallon
"There is a danger of changing too much in the search for perfection."
- Agnetha Faltskog
(Related: Danger, Perfection)

"The President's proposed privatization plan would jeopardize that security by cutting guaranteed benefits for future retirees and endangering the benefits of current retirees, people with disabilities, and children who have lost a parent."
- Chaka Fattah
(Related: People, Benefits, Children, Future, President, Security)

"If I were reincarnated, I'd want to come back a buzzard. Nothing hates him or envies him or wants him or needs him. He is never bothered or in danger, and he can eat anything."
- William Faulkner
(Related: Danger, Needs, Nothing, Want)

"It was known in the mid 90s already that Saddam Hussein was a dangerous tyrant that he had already launched aggressions against Iran, he had invaded Kuwait."
- Douglas Feith
"But I was losing so much bone density that I would have been in grave danger. And I mean grave danger. If I had let it go just a few more years I could have broken my hip or spine just picking up my granddaughter."
- Sally Field
(Related: Danger, Grave, Losing, Years)

"The world is getting to be such a dangerous place, a man is lucky to get out of it alive."
- W. C. Fields
(Related: Man, World)

"I engaged upon those activities because I believed that, in the dangerous circumstances which have been created in South Africa, it was my duty to do so."
- Bram Fischer
(Related: Circumstances, Duty)

"The situation in Iraq is dangerous but the regional situation is also very complicated and precarious."
- Joschka Fischer
(Related: Iraq)

"There is the danger of over preparation, of loss of spontaneity; over rehearsal is the most terrible thing you can imagine. We do have a very close association between costume and set designer, though. And the cameraman is very important, of course."
- Terence Fisher
(Related: Danger, Loss, Preparation, Spontaneity)

"Tanks come in two forms: the dangerous, deadly kind and the "liberating" kind."
- Robert Fisk
"To a profound pessimist about life, being in danger is not depressing."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Life, Being, Danger)

"The easiest way to get a reputation is to go outside the fold, shout around for a few years as a violent atheist or a dangerous radical, and then crawl back to the shelter."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Radical, Reputation, Years)

"The best defense against these people is to educate parents and children of the dangers that come along with the Internet and by limiting access to certain sites during the school day."
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Related: People, Children, Day, Defense, Internet, Parents, School)

"Internet safety begins at home and that is why my legislation would require the Federal Trade Commission to design and publish a unique website to serve as a clearinghouse and resource for parents, teachers and children for information on the dangers of surfing the Internet."
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Related: Design, Home, Children, Information, Internet, Legislation, Parents, Safety, Teachers, Trade)

"A horse is dangerous at both ends and uncomfortable in the middle."
- Ian Fleming
"This most dangerous enemy is the American counterpart of the British Fabian Socialist, who denies that he is a Socialist and operates behind a mask which he calls National Planning."
- John T. Flynn
(Related: American, Enemy, Planning)

"It is extremely dangerous to talk about limits or borders. It is vital, instead, that we remain completely open, that we are always involved, and that we aim to contribute personally in social events."
- Dario Fo
(Related: Events, Limits, Open, Talk)

"The United States stands with our friends in Britain as they recover from today's shock of terrorism. These barbaric acts strengthen our resolve and remind us all of the danger of complacency during our continued war on terror."
- Mark Foley
(Related: War, Danger, Friends, states, Terror, Terrorism, Today, United)

"Nothing is as dangerous as an ignorant friend; a wise enemy is to be preferred."
- Jean de La Fontaine
(Related: Friend, Enemy, Nothing)

"Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable."
- Jean de La Fontaine
(Related: Friend, Discretion, Enemy, Nothing)

"People who make no noise are dangerous."
- Jean de La Fontaine
(Related: People)

"First of all, whoever didn't want to be a member of this association or the other association, was branded, you know, like a dangerous individualist, you know, infected by the Western decadence, you know. So everybody joined."
- Milos Forman
(Related: First, Want)

"The present danger which this country faces is at least as great as the danger which we faced during the war with Germany and Japan. Briefly stated, it is the very real danger that this country, as we know it, may cease to exist."
- James Forrestal
(Related: War, Country, Danger, Faces, Germany, May, Present)

"We are willing enough to praise freedom when she is safely tucked away in the past and cannot be a nuisance. In the present, amidst dangers whose outcome we cannot foresee, we get nervous about her, and admit censorship."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Censorship, Freedom, Past, Praise, Present)

"Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have."
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
(Related: Liberty)

"Dawn was written well before 9/11. People speak a lot today about the banality of evil, but not all evil is banal. Some of it is carefully structured and well-thought-out. That's where the real danger lies."
- Alan Dean Foster
(Related: People, Danger, Dawn, Evil, Lies, Today)

"Freedom of conscience entails more dangers than authority and despotism."
- Michel Foucault
(Related: Authority, Conscience, Freedom)

"Most of what you see now emphasizes animals being dangerous to humans."
- Jim Fowler
(Related: Animals, Being, Now)

"A defence in the Inquisition is of little use to the prisoner, for a suspicion only is deemed sufficient cause of condemnation, and the greater his wealth the greater his danger."
- John Foxe
(Related: Wealth, Cause, Danger, Suspicion)

"He that displays too often his wife and his wallet is in danger of having both of them borrowed."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Wife, Danger)

"We are potentially the most dangerous agency in the country."
- Louis Freeh
(Related: Country)

"The ordinary man with extraordinary power is the chief danger for mankind - not the fiend or the sadist."
- Erich Fromm
(Related: Power, Danger, Man, Mankind)

"The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that man may become robots."
- Erich Fromm
(Related: Men, Danger, Future, Man, May, Past)

"The pursuit of beauty is much more dangerous nonsense than the pursuit of truth or goodness, because it affords a stronger temptation to the ego."
- Northrop Frye
(Related: Beauty, Truth, Ego, Goodness, Nonsense, Pursuit, Temptation)

"I think we Americans tend to put too high a price on unanimity, as if there were something dangerous and illegitimate about honest differences of opinion honestly expressed by honest men."
- James W. Fulbright
(Related: Men, Americans, Opinion)

"In the early 1930s, flying from England to Australia was the longest flight in the world. It was considered extremely dangerous and hazardous, pushing pilots to the limits of mechanical skills and human endurance. Aviation was young."
- Mary Garden
(Related: Aviation, Endurance, EnglFlying, Limits, World)

"Loyalty of the law-making power to the executive power was one of the dangers the political fathers foretold."
- Garet Garrett
(Related: Power, Fathers, Law, Loyalty)

"I give the name violence to a boldness lying idle and enamored of danger."
- Jean Genet
(Related: Boldness, Danger, Lying, Name, Violence)

"The most dangerous thing in the world is to try to leap a chasm in two jumps."
- David Lloyd George
(Related: World)

"There is danger in reckless change, but greater danger in blind conservatism."
- Henry George
(Related: Change, Blind, Conservatism, Danger)

"Is it not dangerous to have students study together for years, copying the same models and approximately the same path?"
- Theodore Gericault
(Related: Students, Study, Years)

"The Hussein regime's support for terrorism, within and outside of its borders, its appetite for the world's most dangerous weapons, and its openly declared hostility to the United States were a combination that was a gathering and growing danger to our country."
- Jim Gerlach
(Related: Appetite, Country, Danger, states, Support, Terrorism, United, Weapons, World)

"I've always like roadracing, but you know how it is in a family when you're young. They thought it was a little too dangerous so I started with Trials riding."
- Sete Gibernau
(Related: Family, Thought, Trials)

"I'm amazed at how adventurous and how dangerous the music was, and still is. I haven't heard anything like it since. I'm quite surprised, because a lot of the music on there we never heard at the time."
- Michael Giles
(Related: Music, Time)

"In order to effectively protect our loved ones, we must provide the American public with unfettered access to know who these dangerous criminals are and where they are living."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: American, Living, Order, Public)

"Insurgents throughout Iraq continue to threaten our efforts and pose a danger to stability in the region. They fight not for their country, but rather against ours."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: Country, Danger, Fight, Iraq, Stability)

"In addition, each barrel of oil we save through conservation further decreases our dangerous reliance on unstable Middle East oil."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: Conservation, Oil)

"The use of military force against Iran would be very dangerous. It would be very provocative. The only thing worse would be Iran being a nuclear power."
- Rudy Giuliani
(Related: Power, Being, Force, Military, Provocative)

"Mediocrity is now, as formerly, dangerous, commonly fatal, to the poet; but among even the successful writers of prose, those who rise sensibly above it are the very rarest exceptions."
- William E. Gladstone
(Related: Successful, Mediocrity, Now, Prose, Writers)

"But the watchful care of the parent is endless. The youth is never free from the danger of grating interference."
- William Godwin
(Related: Care, Danger, Youth)

"Education is dangerous - every educated person is a future enemy."
- Hermann Goering
(Related: Education, Enemy, Future)

"Live dangerously and you live right."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Right)

"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
(Related: Fishermen, Reason, Sea)

"The Roman Catholics must know as well as we do that "Popery" when encouraged by government has always been dangerous to the liberties of the people."
- Lord George Gordon
(Related: Government, People)

"Life is intrinsically, well, boring and dangerous at the same time. At any given moment the floor may open up. Of course, it almost never does; that's what makes it so boring."
- Edward Gorey
(Related: Life, Time, May, Open)

"Nothing is more dangerous than a dogmatic worldview - nothing more constraining, more blinding to innovation, more destructive of openness to novelty."
- Stephen Jay Gould
(Related: Innovation, Nothing, Novelty)

"We've got fifty people at Gitmo that are too dangerous to be let go that will never go through a normal criminal trial. Let's create a new legal system, so they'll have their day in court."
- Lindsey Graham
(Related: Legal, People, Court, Day, Will)

"The sooner we get started with alternative energy sources and recognize that fossil fuels makes us less secure as a nation, and more dangerous as a planet, the better off we'll be."
- Lindsey Graham
(Related: Energy, Nation)

"Everyone by now presumably knows about the danger of premature optimization. I think we should be just as worried about premature design - designing too early what a program should do."
- Paul Graham
(Related: Design, Danger, Now)

"Animals when in company walk in a proper and sensible manner, in single file, instead of sprawling all across the road and being of no use or support to each other in case of sudden trouble or danger."
- Kenneth Grahame
(Related: Animals, Being, Company, Danger, Road, Support, Trouble)

"We need to make sure parents and coaches are aware of the dangers an on the look-out for the warning signs. Performance enhancing drugs are too damaging to young people for parents and coaches to not be involved."
- Chuck Grassley
(Related: People, Performance, Coaches, Drugs, Parents)

"It had an enormous impact to the point of the United Nations passing a resolution against the killing and hunting of these whales as they are an endangered species. This was a documentary on the plight of the whales."
- Wavy Gravy
(Related: Hunting, Killing, Nations, Resolution, United)

"How great are the dangers I face to win a good name in Athens."
- Alexander the Great
(Related: Athens, Name)

"Success is more dangerous than failure, the ripples break over a wider coastline."
- Graham Greene
(Related: Success, Failure)

"If we notice a few errors in the work of a proven master, we may and even will often be correct; if we believe, however, that he is completely and utterly mistaken, we are in danger of missing his entire concept."
- Franz Grillparzer
(Related: Work, Danger, Errors, May, Will)

"When the authorities warn you of the dangers of having sex, there is an important lesson to be learned. Do not have sex with the authorities."
- Matt Groening
(Related: Sex)

"The uncertainty of the danger belongs to the essence of terrorism."
- Jurgen Habermas
(Related: Danger, Terrorism, Uncertainty)

"The state is in danger of falling into disrepute due to the evidence of its inadequate resources."
- Jurgen Habermas
(Related: Danger, State)

"The scenarios of biological or chemical warfare painted in detail by the American media during the months after September 11 only betray the inability of the government to determine the magnitude of the danger."
- Jurgen Habermas
(Related: Government, American, Danger, Detail, Media, Months)

"A threatened nation can react to uncertain dangers solely through administrative channels, to the truly embarrassing situation of perhaps overreacting."
- Jurgen Habermas
(Related: Nation)

"It's human nature to start taking things for granted again when danger isn't banging loudly on the door."
- David Hackworth
(Related: Nature, Danger, Human nature)

"The idea that a war can be won by standing on the defensive and waiting for the enemy to attack is a dangerous fallacy, which owes its inception to the desire to evade the price of victory."
- Douglas Haig
(Related: War, Idea, Victory, Desire, Enemy, Waiting)

"A writer who is in a hurry to be understood today or tomorrow runs the danger of being misunderstood the day after tomorrow."
- Johann G. Hamann
(Related: Being, Danger, Day, Today, Tomorrow, Writer)

"There can be no intelligent control of the lead danger in industry unless it is based on the principle of keeping the air clear from dust and fumes."
- Alice Hamilton
(Related: Control, Danger)

"Why should one U.S. airman give up his life when our national security is not in imminent danger?"
- Sean Hannity
(Related: Life, Danger, National security)

"I believe we are in danger of being swamped by Asians."
- Pauline Hanson
(Related: Being, Danger)

"The tendency to turn human judgments into divine commands makes religion one of the most dangerous forces in the world."
- Georgia Harkness
(Related: Religion, World)

"Now we are in a situation in which for a significant part of the industrial world too much could become a danger, especially too much of the things which are really not good for us in such large quantities."
- Marvin Harris
(Related: Danger, Now, World)

"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
(Related: Computers, Men, Danger, Will)

"Ignorance per se is not nearly as dangerous as ignorance of ignorance."
- Sydney J. Harris
(Related: Ignorance)

"The President of the United States thinks that for the Japanese opium is more dangerous than war."
- Townsend Harris
(Related: War, Opium, President, states, United)

"Kindness and intelligence don't always deliver us from the pitfalls and traps: there are always failures of love, of will, of imagination. There is no way to take the danger out of human relationships."
- Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
(Related: Intelligence, Imagination, Love, Danger, Kindness, Relationships, Will)

"We get more dangerous as we accumulate knowledge, and that's both a sadness and something to control, try to learn to live with, make terms with."
- Lou Harrison
(Related: Knowledge, Control, Sadness)

"It makes me proud, and it makes me scared. More than anything, I want to be an actor and I want to keep working, and I think there's a danger in being perceived as a poster boy for something."
- Randy Harrison
(Related: Actor, Being, Danger, Want)

"No, I can't write treatments, I think there's a danger with treatments. That you... you write out your first excitement and enthusiasm in a prose treatment."
- Ronald Harwood
(Related: Enthusiasm, Danger, Excitement, First, Prose, Treatment)

"My point was that the war was intrinsically wrong, and as a result of our participation we haven't improved Australia's security but created a greater danger at home and abroad."
- Bob Hawke
(Related: Home, War, Danger, Participation, Result, Security, Wrong)

"There's action only if there is danger."
- Howard Hawks
(Related: Action, Danger)

"It's very dangerous to wave to people you don't know because what if they don't have hands? They'll think you're cocky."
- Mitch Hedberg
(Related: People)

"The sense of danger is never, perhaps, so fully apprehended as when the danger has been overcome."
- Arthur Helps
(Related: Danger, Sense)

"Bullfighting is the only art in which the artist is in danger of death and in which the degree of brilliance in the performance is left to the fighter's honor."
- Ernest Hemingway
(Related: Art, Death, Performance, Artist, Danger, Honor)

"He would see civilization in danger of perishing under the oppression of a gigantic paradox: he would see multitudes of people starving in the midst of plenty, and nations preparing for war although pledged to peace."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: Peace, War, People, Civilization, Danger, Nations, Oppression)

"Your most dangerous competitors are those that are most like you."
- Bruce Henderson
"Many a dangerous temptation comes to us in fine gay colors that are but skin-deep."
- Matthew Henry
(Related: Colors, Gay, Skin, Temptation)

"Many a dangerous temptation comes to us in gay, fine colours, that are but skin-deep."
- Matthew Henry
(Related: Gay, Skin, Temptation)

"Children do not have to learn that streets are dangerous places by potentially fatal trial and error."
- Keith Henson
(Related: Children, Error)

"No one that encounters prosperity does not also encounter danger."
- Heraclitus
(Related: Danger, Prosperity)

"The proximity of a desirable thing tempts one to overindulgence. On that path lies danger."
- Frank Herbert
(Related: Danger, Lies)

"Great things are won by great dangers."
- Herodotus
"Know when to speak - for many times it brings danger, to give the best advice to kings."
- Robert Herrick
(Related: Advice, Danger, Kings)

"Assuming that his talent can survive the increasing strain, there is one scarcely avoidable danger that lies ahead of the pupil on his road to mastery."
- Eugen Herrigel
(Related: Talent, Danger, Lies, Road)

"The problem comes when you say that danger is part of the equation. Then you don't do any more work on safety. That shouldn't happen."
- Damon Hill
(Related: Work, Danger, Safety)

"Money without brains is always dangerous."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Money)

"They should hold themselves absolutely upon the immovable foundation of truth and nature, whereby alone they can save themselves from misapprehensions and from the danger of being entirely carried away from reality into mere dreams and fictions."
- Ethan A. Hitchcock
(Related: Dreams, Nature, Truth, Being, Danger, Reality)

"Boys should not play with weapons more dangerous than they understand."
- E. T. A. Hoffmann
(Related: Boys, Play, Weapons)

"It's a problem for him because he's got - like Edward VII had - nearly all his lifetime to wait until he becomes Monarch. What is he going to do with it? So he wants to do something positive but he always courts those dangers."
- Anthony Holden
(Related: Positive)

"The idea that is not dangerous is not worthy of being called an idea at all."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: Idea, Being)

"An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy to be called an idea at all."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: Idea, Unworthy)

"A sea setting us upon the ice has brought us close to danger."
- Henry Hudson
(Related: Danger, Sea)

"It's no longer an exaggeration to say that middle-class Americans are an endangered species."
- Arianna Huffington
(Related: Americans, Exaggeration)

"Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous."
- David Hume
(Related: Religion, Errors, Philosophy)

"We are in danger of making our cities places where business goes on but where life, in its real sense, is lost."
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(Related: Business, Life, Cities, Danger, Sense)

"This century is going to be a very dangerous century."
- Duncan Hunter
"It's absolutely absurd to even consider voting on Sunday alcohol sales. I am opposed to alcohol period. It doesn't do anybody any good in the long run. It's a dangerous drug."
- John Hunter
(Related: Alcohol, Sales, Voting)

"It's quite a dangerous career move to go wilfully on making films that may not find a distributor."
- John Hurt
(Related: Career, May)

"There is no sea more dangerous than the ocean of practical politics none in which there is more need of good pilotage and of a single, unfaltering purpose when the waves rise high."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Politics, Purpose, Ocean, Sea)

"If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger?"
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Knowledge, Danger, Man)

"He's dangerous because when God talks to him Bob will do whatever God asks him to do at great cost, even if no one agrees, if it's contrary to the way the stream is going, if Bob feels God is in it he will do it."
- Bill Hybels
(Related: God, Will)

"That is why, as soon as I felt a real attraction for my first passion which was the motorcycle, and in spite of the danger it could represent, they encouraged me."
- Jacky Ickx
(Related: Danger, First, Passion)

"In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
(Related: Genius, Mediocrity)

"I will not attack your doctrines nor your creeds if they accord liberty to me. If they hold thought to be dangerous - if they aver that doubt is a crime, then I attack them one and all, because they enslave the minds of men."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
(Related: Men, Thought, Crime, Doubt, Liberty, Will)

"Viv had this kind of stage presence where you couldn't ignore it. He walked onstage, he looked dangerous. You just didn't know what he was going to do."
- Neil Innes
"What is a fish without a river? What is a bird without a tree to nest in? What is an Endangered Species Act without any enforcement mechanism to ensure their habitat is protected? It is nothing."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Act, Fish, Nothing)

"Take the crocodile, for example, my favorite animal. There are 23 species. Seventeen of those species are rare or endangered. They're on the way out, no matter what anyone does or says, you know."
- Steve Irwin
(Related: Example, Favorite)

"You know they say the most dangerous person of the world is a member of the United States Congress just home from a three-day fact-finding trip."
- Johnny Isakson
(Related: Home, Congress, Fact, states, United, World)

"Take the word of experience, I speak the truth: inaction is safest in danger."
- Silius Italicus
(Related: Experience, Danger, Inaction, Word)

"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
(Related: Country, Danger, Duty, Man, Worth)

"It was never physically dangerous except when I nearly fell off a horse, but it was physically arduous - especially when you were working late at night."
- Derek Jacobi
(Related: Night)

"He was living in an age much more dangerous, more painful, much more on the edge than our own particular age."
- Derek Jacobi
(Related: Age, Living)

"I believe President Bush is one of the most dangerous leaders in the world. He is not in search of peaceful and diplomatic solutions."
- Bianca Jagger
(Related: Leaders, President, World)

"Smoking is hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, and dangerous to the lungs."
- King James I
(Related: Smoking)

"It was considered the most dangerous route in the Hills, but as my reputation as a rider and quick shot was well known, I was molested very little, for the toll gatherers looked on me as being a good fellow, and they knew that I never missed my mark."
- Calamity Jane
(Related: Being, Quick, Reputation)

"We know the threats - from global terrorist networks to the spread of deadly weapons. Yet we also know that embedded in this time of danger is the promise of a new day, if we have the courage and commitment to work together."
- Valerie Jarrett
(Related: Time, Work, Courage, Commitment, Danger, Day, Promise, Weapons)

"I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies."
- Thomas Jefferson
"It is more dangerous that even a guilty person should be punished without the forms of law than that he should escape."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Law)

"There are always great dangers in letting the best be the enemy of the good."
- Roy Jenkins
(Related: Enemy)

"Times of my life, brief periods without music, have completely felt dangerously over the edge."
- Tom Jenkinson
(Related: Life, Music)

"Anybody who spends time off of Louisiana's shores can recognize that these oysters are not endangered. To classify them as such risks great harm to not only fishermen who make their living collecting oysters in the Gulf, but also to Louisiana's economy in total."
- Bobby Jindal
(Related: Time, Economy, Fishermen, Harm, Living, Oysters)

"I simply wanted to state that during this little slice of history, this is what happened and these were the good sides of it, these were the more dangerous sides of it, and this was the result."
- Roland Joffe
(Related: History, Result, State)

"And the danger is - and it's happening - is we're seeing an incredibly big rise amongst young gay people, young heterosexual people as far as catching HIV, which is, you know, in an educated country like this or in Britain, it's frightening."
- Elton John
(Related: People, Country, Danger, Gay)

"John F. Kennedy was the victim of the hate that was a part of our country. It is a disease that occupies the minds of the few but brings danger to the many."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Country, Danger, Disease, Hate)

"Western civilization, Christianity, decency are struggling for their very lives. In this worldwide civil war, race prejudice is our most dangerous enemy, for it is a disease at the very root of our democratic life."
- Mordecai Wyatt Johnson
(Related: Life, War, Civilization, Christianity, Decency, Disease, Enemy, Prejudice, Race)

"Small debts are like small shot; they are rattling on every side, and can scarcely be escaped without a wound: great debts are like cannon; of loud noise, but little danger."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Danger)

"It is dangerous for mortal beauty, or terrestrial virtue, to be examined by too strong a light. The torch of Truth shows much that we cannot, and all that we would not, see."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Beauty, Truth, Virtue, Light)

"Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Knowledge, Integrity)

"But this is the great danger America faces. That we will cease to be one nation and become instead a collection of interest groups: city against suburb, region against region, individual against individual. Each seeking to satisfy private wants."
- Barbara Jordan
(Related: America, Danger, Faces, Interest, Nation, Will)

"I went to my son's graduation this weekend, and I heard a great quote I've never heard before from Albert Einstein. It was that the greatest danger to the world is not the bad people but it's the good people who don't speak out."
- Hamilton Jordan
(Related: Graduation, People, Son, Danger, Weekend, World)

"At Leeds the idea of an international labour organization appeared in a trade-union text which also drew attention to the danger to the working classes inherent in the existence of international capitalist competition."
- Leon Jouhaux
(Related: Idea, Attention, Competition, Danger, Existence, Trade)

"You know, at that age you want to show everyone else how wild you are. It's a combination of being bored, looking for a cheap thrill and being really stupid - a dangerous combination."
- Mike Judge
(Related: Age, Being, Want)

"How dangerous emperors are when they go mad."
- Walid Jumblatt
"The man who promises everything is sure to fulfil 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
(Related: Danger, Evil, Man, Nothing, Order, Promises, Road)

"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
(Related: Humanity)

"New developments in weapon systems during the 1950s and early 1960s created a situation that was most dangerous, and even conducive to accidental war."
- Herman Kahn
(Related: War)

"I was ordered not to go out to Abu Ghraib after dark early on, because Abu Ghraib was extremely dangerous."
- Janis Karpinski
"More and more people in my country recognise the dangers of having their governors appointed by Putin and having no influence in parliament because Parliament today is also following instructions from Kremlin and no longer represents its people."
- Garry Kasparov
(Related: People, Country, Influence, Parliament, Today)

"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
(Related: Power, People, Being, Danger, Office, Will)

"Cloning represents a very clear, powerful, and immediate example in which we are in danger of turning procreation into manufacture."
- Leon Kass
(Related: Danger, Example)

"Aggressive and irresponsible steps endanger the peace and stability of the world, and the international community feels the need to protect itself from Iran."
- Moshe Katsav
(Related: Peace, Community, Stability, World)

"Fundamentalist governments and organizations endanger stability in the world."
- Moshe Katsav
(Related: Stability, World)

"The danger is not so much in the economic structure of a society but in its intellectual structure."
- Philip Kaufman
(Related: Society, Danger)

"But you know, there's always a danger nowadays that films are gonna be brought up to Canada for budget reasons. And that's something that really concerns me."
- Philip Kaufman
(Related: Canada, Danger)

"I like directors who come on the set and create something that's a little dangerous, difficult or unusual."
- Elia Kazan
"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
(Related: Experience, Life, Men, Nature, Adventure, Children, Danger, Nothing, Security, Superstition)

"Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Danger)

"As an unmarried woman, I was thought to be a danger."
- Grace Kelly
(Related: Thought, Danger, Woman)

"I have sometimes been haunted with the idea that it was an imperative duty, knowing what I know, and having seen what I have seen, to do all that lies in my power to show the dangers and the evils of this frightful institution."
- Fanny Kemble
(Related: Power, Idea, Duty, Lies)

"The vast concourse of people who had assembled to witness the triumphant arrival of the successful travellers was of the lowest orders of mechanics and artisans, among whom great distress and a dangerous spirit of discontent with the government at that time prevailed."
- Fanny Kemble
(Related: Government, Time, People, Successful, Discontent, Spirit)

"I must apologise because I know all writers have memories of being on the outer because it's the children on the side of the playground who become the dangerous writers."
- Thomas Keneally
(Related: Being, Children, Memories, Writers)

"When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Opportunity, Danger, Word)

"In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger. I do not shrink from this responsibility - I welcome it."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: History, Danger, Freedom, Generations, Responsibility, World)

"What is objectionable, what is dangerous about extremists, is not that they are extreme, but that they are intolerant. The evil is not what they say about their cause, but what they say about their opponents."
- Robert Kennedy
(Related: Cause, Evil, Extreme, Opponents)

"It is ideas, not vested interests, which are dangerous for good or evil."
- John Maynard Keynes
(Related: Ideas, Evil)

"This demonstration of power, indifferent to the law, is highly dangerous."
- Mikhail Khodorkovsky
(Related: Power, Law)

"Even from a very early age, I knew I didn't want to miss out on anything life had to offer just because it might be considered dangerous."
- Nicole Kidman
(Related: Life, Age, Want)

"During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk."
- Soren Kierkegaard
(Related: Life, Danger, First, Man, Risk)

"Well, it's very dangerous to project, but it's clear that the existing technology has some more years to go."
- Jack Kilby
(Related: Technology, Project, Years)

"That's the joy of art - it should be dangerous and challenging but it's just art - it's safe."
- Val Kilmer
(Related: Art, Joy)

"Unquestionably, the mission in Iraq has become more dangerous and difficult."
- Ron Kind
(Related: Iraq, Mission)

"WikiLeaks presents a clear and present danger to the national security of the United States."
- Peter King
(Related: Danger, National security, Present, states, United)

"I mean, I really don't want the federal government to be determining whether or not a person who feels certain ways about the environment or about animals or about certain religious issues should be considered an extremist. That to me is a type of thought control, mind control, which is very dangerous."
- Peter King
(Related: Government, Thought, Control, Animals, Environment, Mind, Religious, Want)

"The anxiety of most parents in seeing their sons and daughters enlist does not lie only in the fear of the physical dangers they may encounter."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: Lie, Fear, Anxiety, Daughters, May, Parents, Sons)

"If I am outspoken of the dangers of intemperance to members of our armed forces, it is because we are all especially concerned for the welfare of those who are risking their lives in the cause of freedom."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: Cause, Freedom, Intemperance, Welfare)

"Just when we most need to be clearheaded, in order to face the hard facts before us, there is all too frequently a very real inclination to give way to dangerous tendencies merely as an escape from realities."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: Facts, Order)

"Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail in this purpose they become the dangerously structured dams that block the flow of social progress."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Progress, Purpose, Justice, Law, Order)

"Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Ignorance, Nothing, Stupidity, World)

"Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Ignorance, Nothing, Stupidity, World)

"I think if I were to go back on stage I might be in great danger of acting."
- Ben Kingsley
(Related: Acting, Danger)

"I'm very leery of show business, having been in Los Angeles for the last 10 years. Buzz is a dangerous thing that I've heard applied to a lot of people that I've since not heard of again."
- Greg Kinnear
(Related: Business, People, Years)

"So the danger of conservative judicial activism has been averted for another year. Stay tuned."
- Michael Kinsley
(Related: Activism, Conservative, Danger)

"I've got a chart here that shows our debt-to-GDP ratio. And while we did run deficits in the past, we now number our debt in trillions rather than in billions. And I think that represents a long-term danger, especially to the, the American dream."
- Mark Kirk
(Related: Dream, American, Danger, Debt, Now, Past)

"And I think detente had manifestly failed, and that the pursuit of it was encouraging Soviet expansion and rendering the world more dangerous, and especially rendering the Western world in greater peril."
- Jeane Kirkpatrick
(Related: Encouraging, Pursuit, World)

"Nevertheless, there is another threat on the horizon. I see this threat in environmentalism which is becoming a new dominant ideology, if not a religion. Its main weapon is raising the alarm and predicting the human life endangering climate change based on man-made global warming."
- Vaclav Klaus
(Related: Change, Life, Religion, Climate, Climate change, Global warming, Ideology, Man)

"And the only studies were - Rodney Dangerfield was my mentor and he was my Yale drama school for comedy."
- Robert Klein
(Related: Comedy, Drama, School)

"The knife of corruption endangered the life of New York City. The scalpel of the law is making us well again."
- Edward Koch
(Related: Life, Corruption, Law)

"You take a number of small steps which you believe are right, thinking maybe tomorrow somebody will treat this as a dangerous provocation. And then you wait. If there is no reaction, you take another step: courage is only an accumulation of small steps."
- George Konrad
(Related: Courage, Right, Thinking, Tomorrow, Will)

"I think the world is full of evil people. I think in some ways we're in more danger now than before."
- Dean Koontz
(Related: People, Danger, Evil, Now, World)

"You can't talk of the dangers of snake poisoning and not mention snakes."
- C. Everett Koop
(Related: Talk)

"Men like me, who merely wish to establish political freedom, will in such circumstances lose all their influence, and others will get influence who may become dangerous to all established interests whatsoever."
- Lajos Kossuth
(Related: Men, Circumstances, Freedom, Influence, May, Will)

"What I tell these young people is, the world is not as dangerous as the older generation would like you to believe. Anyone I know who has ever taken a risk and lost a job has ended up getting a better one two years later."
- Jonathan Kozol
(Related: People, Job, Risk, World, Years)

"Corruption is worse than prostitution. The latter might endanger the morals of an individual, the former invariably endangers the morals of the entire country."
- Karl Kraus
(Related: Corruption, Country, Morals, Prostitution)

"You would see people going back to homes that had been burned, putting thatch over their structures again. They still couldn't leave the area without the danger of men being killed or women being raped, but it was a start."
- Nicholas D. Kristof
(Related: Men, Women, People, Being, Danger)

"I think it's dangerous to be optimistic. Things could go terribly wrong virtually overnight."
- Nicholas D. Kristof
(Related: Wrong)

"Privacy was in sufficient danger before TV appeared, and TV has given it its death blow."
- Louis Kronenberger
(Related: Death, Danger, Privacy)

"There is no such thing as a dangerous woman; there are only susceptible men."
- Joseph Wood Krutch
(Related: Men, Woman)

"Metaphors are dangerous. Love begins with a metaphor. Which is to say, love begins at the point when a woman enters her first word into our poetic memory."
- Milan Kundera
(Related: Love, First, Memory, Metaphor, Metaphors, Woman, Word)

"If there's something dangerous, sauces are dangerous for the body."
- Karl Lagerfeld
(Related: Body)

"Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Technology)

"The sovereign state has in our times become a lethal danger to human civilization because technical developments enable it to employ an infinite number and variety of means of destruction."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Civilization, Danger, Destruction, Infinite, State, Variety)

"The theoretically unrestricted right to develop power, to wage war against other states, is antisocial and is doubly dangerous, because the state as a mass entity represents a low moral and intellectual level."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: War, Power, Right, State, states, Wage)

"If a foreign country doesn't look like a middle-class suburb of Dallas or Detroit, then obviously the natives must be dangerous as well as badly dressed."
- Lewis H. Lapham
(Related: Country)

"We make mistakes, we have our faults, and God knows some of us have more than our share, but when danger threatens and duty calls, we go smiling to our own funeral."
- James Larkin
(Related: God, Danger, Duty, Faults, Mistakes)

"Methamphetamine is a highly dangerous drug that is wreaking havoc on families and communities throughout this country. The drug's use is spreading across the United States."
- Rick Larsen
(Related: Country, states, United)

"Personal disintegration remains always an imminent danger."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Danger)

"Useful as a war against France, undertaken by the Government against the will of the people would be for our revolutionary development, just so dangerous must be the effect upon our democratic development of a war supported by blind popular enthusiasm."
- Ferdinand Lassalle
(Related: Government, War, People, Development, Enthusiasm, Blind, Effect, France, Popular, Will)

"I suppose I'm intrigued with the bad traits of society, because I'm a part of society, and the bad traits pose the dangerous questions for our future."
- Jude Law
(Related: Society, Future, Questions)

"The refined punishments of the spiritual mode are usually much more indecent and dangerous than a good smack."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Spiritual)

"All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible."
- T. E. Lawrence
(Related: Dreams, Men, Act, Day, Eyes, May, Night, Open)

"Married people from my generation are like an endangered species!"
- Patrice Leconte
(Related: People)

"But when one identifies the Church with a cultural and political bloc, there is the danger of making difficult the Church's contact with all those outside the bloc."
- Karl Lehmann
(Related: Church, Danger)

"Film-makers should remain true to their principles and never compromise, there is a real revival in the British film industry but there is a danger that we will become colonial servants of Hollywood. We need to maintain our own integrity."
- Mike Leigh
(Related: Compromise, Danger, Film, Hollywood, Integrity, Principles, Will)

"I think talent is dangerous to have if you take it for granted. If you use it well and put hard work with it together, it's hard to catch that guy. And I think that's what you're seeing right now."
- Ivan Lendl
(Related: Work, Talent, Hard work, Now, Right)

"The danger in media concentration comes not from the concentration, but instead from the feudalism that this concentration, tied to the change in copyright, produces."
- Lawrence Lessig
(Related: Change, Danger, Media)

"If you want to make a dangerous man your friend, let him do you a favor."
- Joe E. Lewis
(Related: Friend, Man, Want)

"The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted."
- Georg C. Lichtenberg
"Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous."
- Georg C. Lichtenberg
(Related: Doubt, Vigilance)

"Every day Saddam remains in power with chemical weapons, biological weapons, and the development of nuclear weapons is a day of danger for the United States."
- Joe Lieberman
(Related: Power, Development, Danger, Day, states, United, Weapons)

"Incendiary capitalism is carrying its out evil works more dangerously than ever, and is doing so in the increasingly dangerous neighborhood of the powder kegs that are the great European military powers."
- Karl Liebknecht
(Related: Capitalism, Evil, Military)

"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
(Related: God, Work, Danger, Error, Self)

"We have come dangerously close to accepting the homeless situation as a problem that we just can't solve."
- Linda Lingle
"He has honor if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct though it is inconvenient, unprofitable, or dangerous to do so."
- Walter Lippmann
(Related: Honor)

"Men who are orthodox when they are young are in danger of being middle-aged all their lives."
- Walter Lippmann
(Related: Men, Being, Danger)

"A man has honor if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct though it is inconvenient, unprofitable, or dangerous to do so."
- Walter Lippmann
(Related: Honor, Man)

"People that are orthodox when they are young are in danger of being middle-aged all their lives."
- Walter Lippmann
(Related: People, Being, Danger)

"The Broadway audience is made up of a greater percentage of tourists now. There's not nearly as much variety and danger and challenge in what's being offered."
- John Lithgow
(Related: Being, Challenge, Danger, Now, Tourists, Variety)

"But it is well to remember that we are dealing with nations every one of which has a direct individual interest to serve, and there is grave danger in an unshared idealism."
- Henry Cabot Lodge
(Related: Danger, Grave, Idealism, Interest, Nations)

"The United States is the world's best hope, but if you fetter her in the interests and quarrels of other nations, if you tangle her in the intrigues of Europe, you will destroy her power for good and endanger her very existence."
- Henry Cabot Lodge
(Related: Power, Hope, Europe, Existence, Nations, Quarrels, states, United, Will, World)

"A school without football is in danger of deteriorating into a medieval study hall."
- Vince Lombardi
(Related: Danger, Football, School, Study)

"If it's not some daring, dangerous affair, it's just not interesting, or so it seems. So, here you have two people - a famous American iconic couple - who actually like each other sexually, in marriage. Imagine."
- Shelley Long
(Related: Marriage, People, American, Famous)

"We had better dispense with the personification of evil, because it leads, all too easily, to the most dangerous kind of war: religious war."
- Konrad Lorenz
(Related: War, Evil, Religious)

"Evil, by definition, is that which endangers the good, and the good is what we perceive as a value."
- Konrad Lorenz
(Related: Evil, Value)

"I'm really in no danger of being perceived as a famous movie actor!"
- Lyle Lovett
(Related: Being, Danger, Famous)

"The belief in the possibility of a short decisive war appears to be one of the most ancient and dangerous of human illusions."
- Robert Wilson Lynd
(Related: War, Belief, Possibility)

"A closet full of wire hangers can be the most dangerous place in the world."
- Paul Lynde
(Related: World)

"The danger is that if you have a bunch of ideas that you forget to use."
- Adrian Lyne
(Related: Ideas, Danger, Forget)

"What I think is interesting is that the more you do, you have to invent a book of rules of what you can do and what you can't do. And the very real danger is that if your book of rules becomes a book of cliches."
- Adrian Lyne
(Related: Cliches, Danger, Rules)

"Marching thus at night, a battalion is doubly impressive. The silent monster is full of restrained power; resolute in its onward sweep, impervious to danger, it looks a menacing engine of destruction, steady to its goal, and certain of its mission."
- Patrick MacGill
(Related: Power, Goal, Danger, Destruction, Mission, Night)

"Princes and governments are far more dangerous than other elements within society."
- Niccolo Machiavelli
(Related: Society)

"Never was anything great achieved without danger."
- Niccolo Machiavelli
(Related: Danger)

"I am sure that in Canada the people appreciate this principle, and the general intelligence which prevails over that country is such that I am sure there is no danger of a reactionary policy ever finding a response in the hearts of any considerable number of our people."
- Alexander Mackenzie
(Related: Intelligence, People, Policy, Canada, Country, Danger)

"Accomplishment is such a patronizing, dangerous word, isn't it? I haven't really accomplished anything. The most accomplished thing I've done is to have lived this long - 81."
- Patrick Macnee
(Related: Accomplishment, Word)

"The only danger about websites, you know, is people who remember something you did or said thirty or forty years ago, and bring it up against you, so you're going for a job and you don't get it."
- Patrick Macnee
(Related: People, Danger, Job, Years)

"The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at home."
- James Madison
(Related: Home, Danger, Defense, Tyranny)

"The loss of liberty at home is to be charged to the provisions against danger, real or imagined, from abroad."
- James Madison
(Related: Home, Danger, Liberty, Loss)

"Perhaps it is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad."
- James Madison
(Related: Home, Truth, Danger, Liberty, Loss)

"Liberty may be endangered by the abuse of liberty, but also by the abuse of power."
- James Madison
(Related: Power, Abuse, Liberty, May)

"Learned Institutions ought to be favorite objects with every free people. They throw that light over the public mind which is the best security against crafty and dangerous encroachments on the public liberty."
- James Madison
(Related: People, Favorite, Liberty, Light, Mind, Public, Security)

"It is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to the provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad."
- James Madison
(Related: Home, Truth, Danger, Liberty, Loss)

"In Republics, the great danger is, that the majority may not sufficiently respect the rights of the minority."
- James Madison
(Related: Danger, Rights, Majority, May, Minority, Respect)

"I consider Khomeini's position dangerous. He does not have the right to pass judgment-that is not the Islamic way."
- Naguib Mahfouz
(Related: Judgment, Right)

"Ski racing, especially downhill, is a dangerous activity and there are many accidents. It would be really too bad to lose everything because of a crash."
- Hermann Maier
(Related: Accidents, Racing, Ski)

"I myself had to grow a longer beard and Afghan clothes. I was in danger of being kidnapped by smugglers, though I didn't know it at the time."
- Mohsen Makhmalbaf
(Related: Time, Being, Clothes, Danger)

"You need a vanguard organization in order to overcome the dangerous potential brought about by the uneven development of class militancy and class consciousness."
- Ernest Mandel
(Related: Development, Class, Consciousness, Order, Potential)

"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
(Related: Leadership, People, Victory, Danger, Will)

"To do anything truly worth doing, I must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in with gusto and scramble through as well as I can."
- Og Mandino
(Related: Danger, Thinking, Worth)

"I made many studio albums and I think the danger of studio recording is that if you do not watch out, you come out with a perfectly sterile performance."
- Chuck Mangione
(Related: Performance, Danger)

"The real danger of writing a great song when you're on something is that it might get you thinking that the only way to repeat that is by only writing when you're high."
- Barry Mann
(Related: Danger, Song, Thinking, Writing)

"I'm probably one of the most dangerous men in the world if I want to be. But I never wanted to be anything but me."
- Charles Manson
(Related: Men, Want, World)

"The U.S. now imports over half of its oil supply from the Middle East. This dangerous dependence on foreign energy sources is an issue of national security."
- Kenny Marchant
(Related: Dependence, Energy, National security, Now, Oil)

"The reason we're so dangerous is because we're totally harmless."
- Cheech Marin
(Related: Reason)

"Through danger safety comes - through trouble rest."
- John Marston
(Related: Danger, Rest, Safety, Trouble)

"In truth, men speak too much of danger."
- Jose Marti
(Related: Men, Truth, Danger)

"A drunk driver is very dangerous. So is a drunk backseat driver if he's persuasive."
- Demetri Martin
"Fidelity to conscience is inconsistent with retiring modesty. If it be so, let the modesty succumb. It can be only a false modesty which can be thus endangered."
- Harriet Martineau
(Related: Conscience, Fidelity, Modesty)

"There are times when I flick through magazines and think I'm in danger of becoming a prisoner of my own hair."
- Brian May
(Related: Danger, Hair)

"Everybody is just a stranger, but that's the danger in going my own way."
- John Mayer
(Related: Danger)

"Extremes are dangerous."
- Jonathan Mayhew
(Related: Extremes)

"It wouldn't sit easily on one's conscience that you had been warned and there could be danger, but nevertheless you went ahead and said let's dispense these drugs."
- Thabo Mbeki
(Related: Conscience, Danger, Drugs)

"It is dangerous for a national candidate to say things that people might remember."
- Eugene McCarthy
(Related: People)

"We're making it more difficult to obtain the necessary ingredients to produce meth and tightening criminal penalties for those who deal in this dangerous drug."
- Michael McCaul
"When you're in danger of losing a thing it becomes precious and when it's around us, it's in tedious abundance and we take it for granted as if we're going to live forever, which we're not."
- John McGahern
(Related: Abundance, Danger, Losing)

"I think you have to be a little bit strict. You can't be friend and their parent in a lot of situations, especially in this day and age where it's so dangerous for kids. So there's a bit of sternness, I guess, in the way I raise my kids."
- Tim McGraw
(Related: Age, Friend, Day, Kids)

"A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Luxury, Understanding)

"Which is good, in a way, because the danger in doing something like STAR TREK is that you end up in that pigeonhole and you're doing that the rest of your life."
- Colm Meaney
(Related: Life, Danger, End, Rest)

"Whatever the immediate gains and losses, the dangers to our safety arising from political suppression are always greater than the dangers to the safety resulting from political freedom. Suppression is always foolish. Freedom is always wise."
- Alexander Meiklejohn
(Related: Freedom, Safety)

"Truth uttered before its time is always dangerous."
- Mencius
(Related: Time, Truth)

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

"It certainly is dangerous that there are only a few clubs left in Europe that can afford to pay millions. At the end of the day however, the spectators decide the rates of pay - by watching the games and consuming the goods and services advertised on sports TV programmes."
- Angela Merkel
(Related: Sports, Day, End, Europe, Games)

"October is a fine and dangerous season in America. a wonderful time to begin anything at all. You go to college, and every course in the catalogue looks wonderful."
- Thomas Merton
(Related: Time, America, College, October)

"The global response to global terrorism must not endanger fundamental human rights and freedoms."
- Stjepan Mesic
(Related: Rights, Human rights, Terrorism)

"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
(Related: Danger, Lies)

"I think it's always dangerous to make political arguments in a religiously ideological way. And it's very dangerous to treat as traitors to the American nation those who think differently."
- Adam Michnik
(Related: American, Arguments, Nation)

"That so few now dare to be eccentric, marks the chief danger of the time."
- John Stuart Mill
(Related: Time, Danger, Now)

"The amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and moral courage it contained. That so few now dare to be eccentric marks the chief danger of the time."
- John Stuart Mill
(Related: Society, Time, Genius, Courage, Danger, Eccentricity, Now)

"The new always carries with it the sense of violation, of sacrilege. What is dead is sacred; what is new, that is different, is evil, dangerous, or subversive."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Evil, Sense)

"We have two American flags always: one for the rich and one for the poor. When the rich fly it means that things are under control; when the poor fly it means danger, revolution, anarchy."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Control, American, Anarchy, Danger, Flags, Revolution, Poor)

"The greatest danger of bombs is in the explosion of stupidity that they provoke."
- Octave Mirbeau
(Related: Bombs, Danger, Stupidity)

"Surely a King who loves pleasure is less dangerous than one who loves glory?"
- Nancy Mitford
(Related: Glory, Pleasure)

"Wit is a dangerous weapon, even to the possessor, if he knows not how to use it discreetly."
- Michel de Montaigne
(Related: Wit)

"But poets were not considered dangerous and they were advised to exercise self-censorship. At most, poets were requested not to write at all. I took advantage of this negative liberty."
- Eugenio Montale
(Related: Negative, Exercise, Liberty, Poets, Self)

"The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not so dangerous to the public welfare as the apathy of a citizen in a democracy."
- Charles de Montesquieu
(Related: Apathy, Democracy, Public, Tyranny, Welfare)

"When elected officials abandon our environment and ruin our natural resources, public health is endangered. I know the importance of providing a clean environment for our children; I have attended more than one funeral for a child who has died from an asthma attack."
- Gwen Moore
(Related: Health, Children, Environment, Importance, Public, Ruin)

"She's in a situation she tried to, that's what's complicated. She followed orders; she called off the raid. This is a dangerous situation. Somebody in DC police went ahead and started."
- Julianne Moore
(Related: Police)

"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
(Related: Danger, Shipwreck)

"It's dangerous to assert oneself."
- Jeanne Moreau
"If you get trapped in the idea that what is most important is what image of yourself you're giving to the world, you're on a dangerous path."
- Jeanne Moreau
(Related: Idea, Giving, World)

"If you want to live your life through to the end, you have to live dangerously."
- Jeanne Moreau
(Related: Life, End, Want)

"Literature, the most seductive, the most deceiving, the most dangerous of professions."
- John Morley
(Related: Literature)

"Because we are in a war situation, this can sometimes be dangerous work. But guys like A.D. Flowers and his technicians just take it in stride and get on with the job. In four years, we've never had a serious accident or injury working with all the explosions."
- Vic Morrow
(Related: War, Work, Accident, Flowers, Injury, Job, Years)

"With Sean Penn, he wants to be surprised. He doesn't necessarily want what he's written, although we'll do what he's written. He likes the danger of acting."
- David Morse
(Related: Acting, Danger, Want)

"We shall continue to work for a Middle East that is free of strife and violence, living in harmony without the threat of terrorism or the dangers of weapons of mass destruction."
- Hosni Mubarak
(Related: Work, Destruction, Harmony, Living, Terrorism, Violence, Weapons)

"The first time it felt really dangerous, like the sort of thing you had to lock the doors and close the curtains on because if anybody saw you, God would strike you down with a thunderbolt. But I took to it like a duck to water."
- Jamie Muir
(Related: Time, God, First, Water)

"One of the functions of intelligence is to take account of the dangers that come from trusting solely to the intelligence."
- Lewis Mumford
(Related: Intelligence)

"I learned early about the misery and dangers of life, and about the afterlife, about the external punishment which awaited the children of sin in Hell."
- Edvard Munch
(Related: Life, Afterlife, Children, Hell, Misery, Punishment, Sin)

"Religious freedom is too sacred a right to be restricted or prohibited in any degree without convincing proof that a legitimate interest of the state is in grave danger."
- Frank Murphy
(Related: Danger, Freedom, Grave, Interest, Proof, Religious, Right, State)

"My great-grandfather was a coal miner, who worked in Pennsylvania mines when carts were pulled by mules and mines were lit by candles. Mining was very dangerous work then."
- Tim Murphy
(Related: Work)

"Our border patrol does a great job under these very dangerous conditions. They use very sophisticated equipment, including gamma rays, to detect drugs and illegal immigrants as they enter the U.S."
- Timothy Murphy
(Related: Drugs, Job)

"Be careful in dealing with a man who cares nothing for comfort or promotion, but is simply determined to do what he believes to be right. He is a dangerous uncomfortable enemy, because his body, which you can always conquer, gives you little purchase upon his soul."
- Gilbert Murray
(Related: Soul, Body, Comfort, Enemy, Man, Nothing, Promotion, Right)

"Simply because my people are hungry, that is no justification to give them poison, to give them genetically modified food that is intrinsically dangerous to their health."
- Levy Mwanawsa
(Related: Food, Health, People, Justification, Poison)

"It is of the greatest importance that people and governments in many more countries than ours should realize that it is more dangerous to have access to nuclear arms than not to possess them."
- Alva Myrdal
(Related: People, Countries, Importance)

"We have to acknowledge peace is in danger and mankind still has not realised the priority to be given to world dialogue versus armed contradiction and bloodshed."
- Nursultan Nazarbayev
(Related: Peace, Contradiction, Danger, Mankind, World)

"President Bush is manufacturing a crisis by suggesting that Social Security is in imminent danger. It is not."
- Richard Neal
(Related: Crisis, Danger, Manufacturing, President, Security)

"Many injuries and deaths can be prevented through an understanding of the dangers of power lines, electrical appliances, extension cords, and lightning."
- Richard Neal
(Related: Power, Understanding)

"Confirming John Roberts would endanger much of the progress made by the nation in civil rights over the past half century."
- Ralph Neas
(Related: Progress, Civil rights, Nation, Past)

"Of course, we should all be aware of what we're packing in our carry-on luggage - anything that might be considered dangerous could be confiscated at a security checkpoint."
- David Neeleman
(Related: Security)

"There is perhaps nothing so bad and so dangerous in life as fear."
- Jawaharlal Nehru
(Related: Life, Fear, Nothing)

"The person who runs away exposes himself to that very danger more than a person who sits quietly."
- Jawaharlal Nehru
(Related: Danger)

"If I had been censured every time I have run my ship, or fleets under my command, into great danger, I should have long ago been out of the Service and never in the House of Peers."
- Horatio Nelson
(Related: Time, Danger, Service)

"Unquestionably, it was going to be highly dangerous. Yet I felt it was quite natural to jump at the task. After all, if you don't like action and excitement, you don't go into police work. And, what the hell, I figured, nobody lives forever!"
- Eliot Ness
(Related: Work, Action, Excitement, Hell, Police)

"Homeowners and business owners across the country agreed to pay premiums, communities agreed to adopt building codes to mitigate flood dangers, and the Federal Government agreed to provide insurance coverage to policyholders after a disaster."
- Bob Ney
(Related: Business, Government, Building, Country, Disaster)

"If we survive danger it steels our courage more than anything else."
- Reinhold Niebuhr
(Related: Courage, Danger)

"Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Truth, Lies)

"The true man wants two things: danger and play. For that reason he wants woman, as the most dangerous plaything."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Danger, Man, Play, Reason, Woman)

"Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity; whenever there is opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together."
- Earl Nightingale
(Related: Opportunity, Danger)

"But really, I can only be dangerous for the team in one place, and that is in the box."
- Ruud van Nistelrooy
"One of the most dangerous forms of human error is forgetting what one is trying to achieve."
- Paul Nitze
(Related: Error, Trying)

"We prefer self-government with danger to servitude in tranquility."
- Kwame Nkrumah
(Related: Danger, Self, Tranquility)

"There is not much danger of the smaller nations if the big nations will behave."
- George William Norris
(Related: Danger, Nations, Will)

"Predators make it much more difficult to find consensus. It's a lot easier to agree about birds and plants than about animals that endanger people and livestock."
- Gale Norton
(Related: People, Animals, Birds, Plants)

"If you're a director, your entire livelihood and your entire creativity is based on your self-confidence. Sometimes that's dangerously close to arrogance."
- Trevor Nunn
(Related: Creativity, Arrogance, Self)

"Advertising people who ignore research are as dangerous as generals who ignore decodes of enemy signals."
- David Ogilvy
(Related: People, Advertising, Enemy, Research)

"Truth, at the wrong time, can be dangerous."
- Michael Ondaatje
(Related: Time, Truth, Wrong)

"The danger of that - and there's a grave danger that I, myself, have to be very aware of - is that you become so involved and intrigued in the language that sometimes you lose track that that is only a means to an aesthetic experience that the listener has to get."
- Leo Ornstein
(Related: Experience, Danger, Grave, Language)

"The dangers which threaten us are twofold: First, from the Confederate forces, composed of men whose earnest convictions and reckless bravery it is idle to deny."
- Robert Dale Owen
(Related: Men, Bravery, First)

"There is a measure needing courage to adopt and enforce it, which I believe to be of virtue sufficient to redeem the nation in this its darkest hour: one only; I know of no other to which we may rationally trust for relief from impending dangers without and within."
- Robert Dale Owen
(Related: Trust, Courage, Virtue, May, Measure, Nation)

"Property in man, always morally unjust, has become nationally dangerous."
- Robert Dale Owen
(Related: Man, Property)

"Property that endangers the safety of a nation should not be suffered to remain in the hands of its citizens."
- Robert Dale Owen
(Related: Nation, Property, Safety)

"We must renew our efforts to keep our communities safe, from the dangers of terrorists from foreign lands and from common criminals here at home. Let no criminal believe that tough fiscal times will yield an open cell door and a ticket to freedom."
- Bill Owens
(Related: Home, Freedom, Open, Will, Yield)

"It is very difficult to get legislation passed. But then the danger always is that you have no power at all if you do not exercise constant power."
- Major Owens
(Related: Power, Danger, Exercise, Legislation)

"You have to accept the fact that part of the sizzle of sex comes from the danger of sex. You can be overpowered."
- Camille Paglia
(Related: Sex, Danger, Fact)

"And I always had this idea for making a movie about a femme fatale, because I like these characters. They're a lot of fun, they're sexy, they're manipulative, they're dangerous."
- Brian De Palma
(Related: Idea, Fun)

"Much talking is the cause of danger. Silence is the means of avoiding misfortune. The talkative parrot is shut up in a cage. Other birds, without speech, fly freely about."
- Saskya Pandita
(Related: Birds, Cause, Danger, Misfortune, Silence, Speech, Talking)

"Fettuccine Alfredo is dangerous for your health."
- Robert M. Parker, Jr.
(Related: Health)

"I keep forgetting I'm speaking in an American accent sometimes. The dangerous thing is that you end up forgetting what your real accent is after a while! It's really strange; I've never done a job in an American accent before."
- Robert Pattinson
(Related: American, End, Job)

"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
(Related: Men, Danger, First, Timidity, Woman)

"A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward."
- Jean Paul
(Related: Time, Danger)

"Courage consists not in blindly overlooking danger, but in seeing it, and conquering it."
- Jean Paul
(Related: Courage, Danger)

"The great danger for family life, in the midst of any society whose idols are pleasure, comfort and independence, lies in the fact that people close their hearts and become selfish."
- Pope John Paul II
(Related: Family, Society, Life, People, Comfort, Danger, Fact, Independence, Idols, Lies, Pleasure)

"When we got to the hotel, the Hawaiian Village, there were 500 screaming women there. The police were trying to keep the crowd back. It was very dangerous."
- Minnie Pearl
(Related: Women, Police, Trying)

"As a civilian during the Second War, I was exposed to danger in circumstances which removed any distinction between the man in and the man out of uniform."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: War, Circumstances, Danger, Man)

"The conservative movement today is like that tall ship with its proud captain: strong, accomplished but veering off course into the dangerous and uncharted waters of big government republicanism."
- Mike Pence
(Related: Government, Conservative, Today)

"When in doubt or danger, run in circles, scream and shout."
- Laurence J. Peter
(Related: Danger, Doubt)

"Do you suppose there is any living man so unreasonable that if he found himself stricken with a dangerous ailment he would not anxiously desire to regain the blessing of health?"
- Petrarch
(Related: Health, Desire, Living, Man)

"I think television's become a downright dangerous thing. It has no moral barometer whatsoever. If you want to talk about something that is all about money, just watch the television."
- Tom Petty
(Related: Money, Talk, Television, Want)

"The humble are in danger when those in power disagree."
- Phaedrus
(Related: Power, Danger)

"Success is dangerous. One begins to copy oneself, and to copy oneself is more dangerous than to copy others. It leads to sterility."
- Pablo Picasso
(Related: Success)

"Is there anything more dangerous than sympathetic understanding?"
- Pablo Picasso
(Related: Understanding)

"The dangers of a concentration of all power in the general government of a confederacy so vast as ours are too obvious to be disregarded."
- Franklin Pierce
(Related: Government, Power, Obvious)

"It's very clear that the Bush Administration is out of control. It contains some truly dangerous people."
- John Pilger
(Related: People, Control)

"Why do people believe that there are dangerous implications of the idea that the mind is a product of the brain, that the brain is organized in part by the genome, and that the genome was shaped by natural selection?"
- Steven Pinker
(Related: People, Idea, Mind)

"Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing."
- Sylvia Plath
(Related: Nothing)

"Courage in danger is half the battle."
- Titus Maccius Plautus
(Related: Courage, Battle, Danger)

"I have, indeed, no abhorrence of danger, except in its absolute effect - in terror."
- Edgar Allan Poe
(Related: Abhorrence, Danger, Effect, Terror)

"Individual scientists like myself - and many more conspicuous - pointed to the dangers of radioactive fallout over Canada if we were to launch nuclear weapons to intercept incoming bombers."
- John Charles Polanyi
(Related: Canada, Scientists, Weapons)

"The most dangerous thing about student riots is that adults take them seriously."
- Georges Pompidou
"I come from a family that has been here for almost 200 years. My ancestors started a very dangerous gunpowder business in 1802, and my great- grandfather and his father were both killed in gunpowder explosions."
- Pete du Pont
(Related: Business, Family, Father, Years)

"A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring."
- Alexander Pope
(Related: Deep, Learning, Spring, Taste)

"Terrorism is in good part an effective government propaganda; it serves to deflect attention from governmental abuse toward a mostly imagined, highly dangerous outside enemy."
- Mark Poster
(Related: Government, Abuse, Attention, Enemy, Propaganda, Terrorism)

"It is a dangerous thing to have instant access to your emotions."
- Dennis Potter
(Related: Emotions)

"They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance."
- Terry Pratchett
(Related: Knowledge, Ignorance)

"He's dreaming with his eyes open, and those that dream with their eyes open are dangerous, for they do not know when their dreams come to an end."
- Hugo Pratt
(Related: Dreams, End, Eyes, Open)

"That's the thing with sci-fi and action roles. You have to play the danger as real. If you don't, you end up with egg on your face. You have to commit. You can't think about how stupid it might look without the special effects."
- Victoria Pratt
(Related: Action, Danger, End, Play)

"I do know one thing: I wish people were doing more dangerous musicals, more courageous musicals and not just falling into the trap of trying to figure out what the public wants, because you find out that the public very often wants what's good."
- Hal Price
(Related: People, Public, Trying)

"A common danger tends to concord. Communism is the exploitation of the strong by the weak. In Communism, inequality comes from placing mediocrity on a level with excellence."
- Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
(Related: Communism, Danger, Excellence, Exploitation, Inequality, Mediocrity)

"We are able to find everything in our memory, which is like a dispensary or chemical laboratory in which chance steers our hand sometimes to a soothing drug and sometimes to a dangerous poison."
- Marcel Proust
(Related: Chance, Memory, Poison)

"If a little dreaming is dangerous, the cure for it is not to dream less but to dream more, to dream all the time."
- Marcel Proust
(Related: Time, Dream, Cure)

"Power always has to be kept in check; power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous."
- William Proxmire
(Related: Power, National security)

"My mother would put me on a wooden box at the stove and tell me to call her if certain things would happen. Like if the steam turns blue, that is danger!"
- Paul Prudhomme
(Related: Mother)

"Let the fear of danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger."
- Francis Quarles
(Related: Fear, Danger)

"He passes from lyric to epic poetry in order to speak about the world and the torment in the world through man, rationally and emotionally. The poet then becomes a danger."
- Salvatore Quasimodo
(Related: Poetry, Danger, Man, Order, World)

"When distrust exists between governments, when there is a danger of war, they will not be willing to disarm even when logic indicates that disarmament would not affect military security at all."
- Ludwig Quidde
(Related: War, Danger, Distrust, Logic, Military, Security, Will)

"We pacifists have not ceased to point to the grave danger of armaments and to insist on their curtailment."
- Ludwig Quidde
(Related: Danger, Grave)

"Let us assume that the ideal were reached; let us imagine a state of international life in which the danger of war no longer exists. Then no one would dare to demand a penny for obviously completely superfluous armaments."
- Ludwig Quidde
(Related: Life, War, Danger, State)

"Armaments are necessary - or are maintained on the pretext of necessity - because of a real or an imagined danger of war."
- Ludwig Quidde
(Related: War, Danger, Necessity)

"By the winter of 1945-1946, the Russian peoples were being warned of the dangers from the West."
- Carroll Quigley
(Related: Being, Winter)

"Nothing is more dangerous to men than a sudden change of fortune."
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian
(Related: Change, Men, Fortune, Nothing)

"A world is in danger, this planet is in great danger!"
- Sun Ra
(Related: Danger, World)

"And so the danger for the housing industry is if we see interest rates rise."
- Franklin Raines
(Related: Danger, Interest)

"Potentially, 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
(Related: Government, Legal, Force, Man, Victims)

"Particularly in the final stages I always find that I'm rushed. It's dangerous when you're rushed in the editing stage, most of my early films are flawed in the cutting."
- Satyajit Ray
"We're in greater danger today than we were the day after Pearl Harbor. Our military is absolutely incapable of defending this country."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Country, Danger, Day, Military, Today)

"Never revisit the past, that's dangerous. You know, move on."
- Robert Redford
(Related: Past)

"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
(Related: Afghanistan, Army, Danger, Flexibility, Iraq, Leaders)

"It's fun to be hopelessly in love. It's dangerous, but it's fun."
- Keanu Reeves
(Related: Love, Fun)

"We must make every effort to neutralize this threat peacefully, but be ever mindful of the growing danger Iran poses not just to a safe and free America, but to our allies abroad."
- Dave Reichert
(Related: America, Danger, Effort)

"Now that our troops are mired in a dangerous effort to defeat the insurgency and are also trying to help rebuild the country, Americans of all political persuasions simply want the United States to succeed and our troops to be as safe as possible."
- Harry Reid
(Related: Americans, Country, Defeat, Effort, Help, Now, states, Succeed, Troops, Trying, United, Want)

"There's a great danger in making this seem more important than it is, this whole Free Cinema thing."
- Karel Reisz
(Related: Cinema, Danger)

"The danger of success is that it makes us forget the world's dreadful injustice."
- Jules Renard
(Related: Success, Danger, Forget, Injustice, World)

"Edged tools are dangerous things to handle, and not infrequently do much hurt."
- Agnes Repplier
(Related: Hurt, Tools)

"What's sad is that there is an addictive quality to that, to believing your own hype; to allowing yourself to become validated by others and no longer by yourself. That's the danger of celebrity."
- Giovanni Ribisi
(Related: Quality, Celebrity, Danger)

"There's no doubt that it's still a dangerous place, Afghanistan. The fortunate thing is that the United States was helping to provide security for Chairman Karzai. And it shows that the United States is committed to that regime."
- Condoleezza Rice
(Related: Afghanistan, Doubt, Security, states, United)

"In the world of commercial speech, tobacco advertising bears the earmarks of an endangered species."
- Jef I. Richards
(Related: Advertising, Speech, World)

"No great art has ever been made without the artist having known danger."
- Rainer Maria Rilke
(Related: Art, Artist, Danger)

"Surely all art is the result of one's having been in danger, of having gone through an experience all the way to the end, where no one can go any further."
- Rainer Maria Rilke
(Related: Art, Experience, Danger, End, Result)

"I've used drugs that I do consider to be dangerous, drugs that are potentially detrimental to kids and society at large."
- Tim Robbins
(Related: Society, Drugs, Kids)

"I think the enemy is self-censorship. In a free society the biggest danger is that you're afraid to the point where you censor yourself."
- Tim Robbins
(Related: Society, Danger, Enemy, Self)

"Considering the fact that I've used it in the past, and know what it is, and seen the results of it, I don't view marijuana as a dangerous drug."
- Tim Robbins
(Related: Fact, Past, Results)

"When you have a person in power who punishes people for speaking their mind, it's truly dangerous."
- Tim Robbins
(Related: Power, People, Mind)

"It was dangerous to hit the wrong kid in my neighborhood, because a lot of the guys I played with had fathers in the Mafia."
- Tim Robbins
(Related: Fathers, Wrong)

"In fact, because of this deep desire for peace, the ruling class leaders of this land, from 1945 on, stepped up the hysteria and propaganda to drive into American minds the false notion that danger threatened them from the East."
- Paul Robeson
(Related: Peace, American, Class, Danger, Deep, Desire, Fact, Land, Leaders, Propaganda)

"The best way to avoid danger is to meet it plump."
- Boyle Roche
(Related: Danger)

"The defects and faults of the mind are like wounds in the body; after all imaginable care has been taken to heal them up, still there will be a scar left behind, and they are in continual danger of breaking the skin and bursting out again."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Body, Care, Danger, Faults, Mind, Skin, Will, Wounds)

"Timidity is a fault for which it is dangerous to reprove persons whom we wish to correct of it."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Fault, Timidity)

"There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of goodness."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: People, Goodness)

"One year after the United States led the invasion of Iraq, the country remains extremely dangerous not only to our troops, but also to the stability of the world."
- Jay Rockefeller
(Related: Country, Iraq, Stability, states, Troops, United, World)

"I can only hope the federal aid made available today will be sufficient in our recovery efforts, and pray that our citizens continue to be safe from the fallout of this dangerous natural disaster."
- Mike Rogers
(Related: Hope, Disaster, Today, Will)

"I agree with my colleagues, even the one who just preceded me, that marijuana is probably a dangerous drug, and I would not suggest that we do anything to encourage its use."
- Dana Rohrabacher
"The point in history at which we stand is full of promise and danger. The world will either move forward toward unity and widely shared prosperity - or it will move apart."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: History, Danger, Promise, Prosperity, Unity, Will, World)

"Prejudice and passion and suspicion are more dangerous than the incitement of self-interest or the most stubborn adherence to real differences of opinion regarding rights."
- Elihu Root
(Related: Rights, Opinion, Passion, Prejudice, Self, Suspicion)

"To sum up, there is no evidence that a world without nuclear weapons would be a dangerous world. On the contrary, it would be a safer world, as I will show later."
- Joseph Rotblat
(Related: Weapons, Will, World)

"Indeed, the whole human species is endangered, by nuclear weapons or by other means of wholesale destruction which further advances in science are likely to produce."
- Joseph Rotblat
(Related: Science, Destruction, Weapons)

"I did not imagine that the second half of my life would be spent on efforts to avert a mortal danger to humanity created by science."
- Joseph Rotblat
(Related: Life, Science, Danger, Humanity)

"Reading, solitude, idleness, a soft and sedentary life, intercourse with women and young people, these are perilous paths for a young man, and these lead him constantly into danger."
- Jean Jacques Rousseau
(Related: Women, Life, People, Danger, Idleness, Man, Reading, Solitude)

"Has there ever been a more revealing moment this year? Let me just put this in fairly simple terms: Al Jazeera now broadcasts the words of Senator Durbin to the Mideast, certainly putting our troops in greater danger. No more needs to be said about the motives of liberals."
- Karl Rove
(Related: Danger, Liberals, Motives, Needs, Now, Troops, Words)

"Between lovers a little confession is a dangerous thing."
- Helen Rowland
(Related: Confession, Lovers)

"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
(Related: Cause, Danger, Grave, Nation, Office, Wrongs)

"Be precise. A lack of precision is dangerous when the margin of error is small."
- Donald Rumsfeld
(Related: Error)

"War springs from the love and loyalty which should be offered to God being applied to some God substitute, one of the most dangerous being nationalism."
- Robert Runcie
(Related: Love, War, God, Being, Loyalty, Nationalism)

"The German Air Force was not sufficient to protect the sea crossing on its own. While the leading part of the forces might have landed, there was the danger that they might be cut off from supplies and reinforcements."
- Gerd von Rundstedt
(Related: Danger, Force, Leading, Sea)

"It's dangerous to get too far from what they identify you with."
- Jimmy Rushing
"Conflict between science and religion a dangerous foe."
- Henry Norris Russell
(Related: Religion, Science, Conflict)

"When we are afraid we ought not to occupy ourselves with endeavoring to prove that there is no danger, but in strengthening ourselves to go on in spite of the danger."
- Mark Rutherford
(Related: Danger)

"Mr. Speaker, the goal of stem cell research should be to help our fellow human beings. The debate on this issue has, unfortunately, moved into dangerous unethical territory when perfectly moral alternatives exist."
- Jim Ryun
(Related: Goal, Debate, Help, Research)

"After the horrific attacks of September 11th, it was evident that our Government needed to be transformed to meet the new challenges of this dangerous world."
- Jim Ryun
(Related: Government, World)

"Guantanamo allows us to secure dangerous detainees without the risk of escape, while at the same time providing us with valuable intelligence information on how best to proceed in the war against terror and prevent future attacks."
- Jim Ryun
(Related: Intelligence, Time, War, Future, Information, Risk, Terror)

"One is never so dangerous when one has no shame, than when one has grown too old to blush."
- Marquis de Sade
(Related: Blush, Old, Shame)

"Are not laws dangerous which inhibit the passions? Compare the centuries of anarchy with those of the strongest legalism in any country you like and you will see that it is only when the laws are silent that the greatest actions appear."
- Marquis de Sade
(Related: Actions, Anarchy, Country, Laws, Will)

"One can never speak enough of the virtues, the dangers, the power of shared laughter."
- Francoise Sagan
(Related: Power, Laughter)

"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
(Related: Peace, Danger, Force, Nations, Today, World)

"Every blunder behind us is giving a cheer for us, and only for those who were willing to fail are the dangers and splendors of life."
- Carl Sandburg
(Related: Life, Giving)

"To delight in war is a merit in the soldier, a dangerous quality in the captain, and a positive crime in the statesman."
- George Santayana
(Related: War, Quality, Positive, Crime, Delight, Merit)

"The love of all-inclusiveness is as dangerous in philosophy as in art."
- George Santayana
(Related: Art, Love, Philosophy)

"There was a danger that skeptics and opponents would misread those likelihood ratio tests as rejections of an entire class of models, which of course they were not."
- Thomas J. Sargent
(Related: Class, Danger, Opponents, Tests)

"We cannot banish dangers, but we can banish fears. We must not demean life by standing in awe of death."
- David Sarnoff
(Related: Death, Life)

"The more articulate one is, the more dangerous words become."
- May Sarton
(Related: Words)

"Be able to recognize the dangerous snakes, spiders, insects, and plants that live in your area of the country."
- Marilyn vos Savant
(Related: Country, Insects, Plants, Spiders)

"A husband without faults is a dangerous observer."
- George Savile
(Related: HusbFaults)

"A prince who will not undergo the difficulty of understanding must undergo the danger of trusting."
- George Savile
(Related: Danger, Difficulty, Understanding, Will)

"Never refuse an assignment except when there is a conflict of interest, a potential of danger to you or your family, or you hold a strongly biased attitude about the subject under focus."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: Family, Attitude, Conflict, Danger, Focus, Interest, Potential)

"Every time I am in danger of believing the glamour of my own press, some incident inevitably brings me back to earth."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: Time, Danger, Earth, Glamour, Press)

"It is a drastic mistake to eliminate the provisions that have to do with the protection of habitat for endangered species. It is my opinion that the Endangered Species Act is 99 percent about protecting critical habitat."
- Jim Saxton
(Related: Mistake, Act, Opinion, Protection)

"We live in a dangerous world where rogue nations are developing longer range missiles. We have to make a strong effort at developing defenses against this threat."
- Jim Saxton
(Related: Effort, Nations, World)

"Those who make some other person their job... are dangerous."
- Dorothy L. Sayers
(Related: Job)

"Very dangerous things, theories."
- Dorothy L. Sayers
(Related: Theories)

"It's ridiculous that time and time again we need a radioactive cloud coming out of a nuclear power-station to remind us that atomic energy is extraordinarily dangerous."
- Pierre Schaeffer
(Related: Time, Power, Energy)

"The world has just got more dangerous because the things we use have got more dangerous."
- Pierre Schaeffer
(Related: World)

"And if that's what the American people want, then that's what the policy should be, of course. But the idea that anything in the United States is too sensitive to discuss or too dangerous to discuss is really, I think, absurd."
- Michael Scheuer
(Related: People, Policy, Idea, American, states, United, Want)

"I had a wonderful time playing Dr. Kaufman in Tomorrow Never Dies. It was a real Bond villain, over the top, almost laughable but dangerous."
- Vincent Schiavelli
(Related: Time, Tomorrow)

"But if you're going to go out on a military unit, you've got to allow yourself to be under the control of the commander because you really could put the troops in danger."
- Bob Schieffer
(Related: Control, Danger, Military, Troops)

"The new century has brought on its own terrible dangers, which although not reaching the apocalyptic potential of the Cold War, still have the capacity to shake our world."
- Adam Schiff
(Related: War, Potential, World)

"Nevertheless, I do know that we are part of a danger zone, we have military operations in Afghanistan and we're training the Iraqi police force. The terrorists also have us in their sights."
- Otto Schily
(Related: Afghanistan, Danger, Force, Military, Police, Training, Zone)

"Arresting and detaining these dangerous people can make sense, at least until a final decision is reached on their deportation. However, such detention must always be subject to time limits and court review."
- Otto Schily
(Related: Time, People, Decision, Court, Limits, Sense)

"The most dangerous area where our laws are not being faithfully executed are the laws designed to protect Americans against the millions of aliens who enter our country illegally every year."
- Phyllis Schlafly
(Related: Americans, Being, Country, Laws)

"McGovern is so far left that he is in danger of falling off the earth."
- John G. Schmitz
(Related: Danger, Earth)

"From the equality of rights springs identity of our highest interests; you cannot subvert your neighbor's rights without striking a dangerous blow at your own."
- Carl Schurz
(Related: Equality, Rights, Identity)

"Last year, customs officials screened only five percent of the 11 million cargo containers entering the United States. That rate is both unacceptable and dangerous to our national and economic interests."
- Allyson Schwartz
(Related: states, United)

"Love is the most difficult and dangerous form of courage. Courage is the most desperate, admirable and noble kind of love."
- Delmore Schwartz
(Related: Love, Courage)

"With the success of the last three or so years, when a lot of people start treating you differently, there's a danger that you may start to think of yourself differently. You rely on your friends to say, 'Hey, wake up!'"
- David Schwimmer
(Related: Success, People, Danger, Friends, May, Years)

"While we must ensure that these dangerous new drugs and precursors do not get in the hands of children or others who would use them improperly, we must also be aware that these same drugs have legitimate uses."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: Children, Drugs)

"I've always believed the greater danger is not aiming too high, but too low, settling for a bogey rather than shooting for an eagle."
- Peter Scott
(Related: Danger)

"The radical elements in Islam are very dangerous."
- Brent Scowcroft
(Related: Islam, Radical)

"After a few months in my parents' basement, I took an apartment near the state university, where I discovered both crystal methamphetamine and conceptual art. Either one of these things are dangerous, but in combination they have the potential to destroy entire civilizations."
- David Sedaris
(Related: Art, Months, Parents, Potential, State, University)

"Wise people say nothing in dangerous times."
- John Selden
(Related: People, Nothing)

"Yet, our achievements also mask many continuing failings and seem to expose more future dangers."
- Hun Sen
(Related: Future)

"Constant exposure to dangers will breed contempt for them."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Contempt, Will)

"A person's fears are lighter when the danger is at hand."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Danger)

"The danger sensation is exciting. The challenge is to find new dangers."
- Ayrton Senna
(Related: Challenge, Danger)

"Next to power without honor, the most dangerous thing in the world is power without humor."
- Eric Sevareid
(Related: Humor, Power, Honor, World)

"If slavery, limited as it yet is, now threatens to subvert the Constitution, how can we as wise and prudent statesmen, enlarge its boundaries and increase its influence, and thus increase already impending dangers?"
- William H. Seward
(Related: Constitution, Influence, Now, Slavery)

"Even without wars, life is dangerous."
- Anne Sexton
(Related: Life)

"We... our war began September the 3rd 1939, with the invasion of Poland by Germany, and thereafter the great state of danger in England at that time, with the bombings, necessitated the evacuation of children."
- Peter Shaffer
(Related: War, Time, Children, Danger, England, Germany, State)

"Most dangerous is that temptation that doth goad us on to sin in loving virtue."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Virtue, Sin, Temptation)

"The three main sources of scepticism are first, that not every people desires freedom; second, that democracy in certain parts of the world would be dangerous; and third, that there is little the world's democracies can do to advance freedom outside their countries."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: People, Countries, Democracy, First, Freedom, World)

"I'm very wary about giving advice. I think it's very dangerous to give advice to people, except if you know them very well."
- Omar Sharif
(Related: People, Advice, Giving)

"If a little knowledge was a dangerous thing, a lot was lethal."
- Tom Sharpe
(Related: Knowledge)

"Theater is dangerously open to repetition. It's exciting when you hit on a new way."
- Fiona Shaw
(Related: Open, Repetition, Theater)

"There is no subject on which more dangerous nonsense is talked and thought than marriage."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Marriage, Thought, Nonsense)

"There is nothing more dangerous than the conscience of a bigot."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Conscience, Nothing)

"A little learning is a dangerous thing, but we must take that risk because a little is as much as our biggest heads can hold."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Learning, Risk)

"In this world there is always danger for those who are afraid of it."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Danger, World)

"In a battle all you need to make you fight is a little hot blood and the knowledge that it's more dangerous to lose than to win."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Knowledge, Battle, Blood, Fight)

"Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Knowledge, Ignorance)

"It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid."
- George Bernard Shaw
"Old men are dangerous: it doesn't matter to them what is going to happen to the world."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Men, Old, World)

"Special-interest magazines are dangerous places for writers to start out in because the writing quickly falls into a routine and people are likely to find themselves artistically exhausted when they want to work on something of their own."
- Irwin Shaw
(Related: Work, People, Routine, Want, Writers, Writing)

"Here's the good news. If I realize that I'm insane, then I'm okay with it. I'm not dangerous insane."
- Charlie Sheen
(Related: News)

"Well, I enjoy sharing in the dangers that we ask our men and women in uniform to share in almost every day."
- Hugh Shelton
(Related: Men, Women, Day, Sharing)

"I jump out of perfectly good airplanes, and it's a great thrill and it allows me to share in the dangers that our great men and women in uniform share in on a regular basis."
- Hugh Shelton
(Related: Men, Women, Airplanes)

"Courage - a perfect sensibility of the measure of danger, and a mental willingness to endure it."
- William Tecumseh Sherman
(Related: Courage, Danger, Measure, Sensibility)

"But, my dear sirs, when peace does come, you may call on me for any thing. Then will I share with you the last cracker, and watch with you to shield your homes and families against danger from every quarter."
- William Tecumseh Sherman
(Related: Peace, Danger, May, Will)

"States are looking for low-cost solutions that will enable better communication, while avoiding the danger in which the chain of command breaks down in emergencies. We do not want everyone talking to everyone else all the time."
- John Shimkus
(Related: Time, Communication, Danger, states, Talking, Want, Will)

"I am proud that the Republican Party stands for strong support for the military, and I am sure we will consistently support our men and women serving in dangerous places around the world and their families."
- John Shimkus
(Related: Men, Women, Military, Party, Republican, Support, Will, World)

"We live in very, very, very dangerous times."
- Craig Shirley
"A fallen lighthouse is more dangerous than a reef."
- Navjot Singh Sidhu
"A true knight is fuller of bravery in the midst, than in the beginning of danger."
- Philip Sidney
(Related: Beginning, Bravery, Danger, Knight)

"I know what you're going to say! 'They are men, and men should be free.' A free man is dangerous to himself and everyone else. Freedom should be left to those who can put it to good use."
- Dave Sim
(Related: Men, Freedom, Man)

"No errors of opinion can possibly be dangerous in a country where opinion is left free to grapple with them."
- William Gilmore Simms
(Related: Country, Errors, Opinion)

"When the franc was in danger of collapsing in 1956, it was the Americans who propped it up and their reward was to be insulted and swindled on the streets of Paris. I was there. I saw it."
- Gordon Sinclair
(Related: Americans, Danger, Paris, Reward)

"I have brought a PS2 on set with me before. But games can be really addicting, and that's dangerous. So I tend to keep it fairly limited on a certain level."
- Christian Slater
(Related: Games)

"We have record high temperatures and record high energy prices across the country, and we've seen the dangerous effects caused by extreme temperatures in the past."
- Louise Slaughter
(Related: Country, Energy, Extreme, Past)

"If the Spray discovered no continents on her voyage, it may be that there were no more continents to be discovered. She did not seek new worlds, or sail to pow-wow about the dangers of the sea."
- Joshua Slocum
(Related: May, Sea)

"It became obvious in 1957 that I was endangering my health by carrying so much weight."
- Kate Smith
(Related: Health, Obvious, Weight)

"I'm tired of being considered some kind of criminal or dangerous throwback for no other reason than that I value, exercise, and defend my rights under the first ten Amendments to the United States Constitution."
- L. Neil Smith
(Related: Being, Constitution, Exercise, First, Rights, Reason, states, United, Value)

"Many of our daydreams would darken into nightmares, were there a danger of their coming true!"
- Logan Pearsall Smith
(Related: Danger)

"Moral cowardice that keeps us from speaking our minds is as dangerous to this country as irresponsible talk."
- Margaret Chase Smith
(Related: Country, Cowardice, Talk)

"Then there was the whole concept of coal mining, which is a culture unto itself, the most dangerous occupation in the world, and which draws and develops a certain kind of man."
- Martin C. Smith
(Related: Culture, Man, Occupation, World)

"To do anything in this 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."
- Sydney Smith
(Related: Danger, Thinking, World, Worth)

"Errors, to be dangerous, must have a great deal of truth mingled with them. It is only from this alliance that they can ever obtain an extensive circulation."
- Sydney Smith
(Related: Truth, Alliance, Errors)

"In your hands or that of any other person, so much power would, no doubt, be dangerous. I am the only man in the world whom it would be safe to trust with it. Remember, I am a prophet!"
- Joseph Smith, Jr.
(Related: Power, Trust, Doubt, Man, World)

"I believe the world is increasingly in danger of becoming split into groups which cannot communicate with each other, which no longer think of each other as members of the same species."
- Carrie P. Snow
(Related: Danger, World)

"We need not renounce the use of conventional force. We will be ready to repel any clear and present danger that poses a genuine threat to our national security and survival."
- Theodore C. Sorensen
(Related: Survival, Danger, Force, National security, Present, Will)

"President Bush is endangering our safety, hurting our vital interests, and undermining American values."
- George Soros
(Related: Values, American, President, Safety)

"In 1795, I sent him another letter, telling him, that danger still stood before us, and that the truth of what I had written in 1792 was to be proved by 12 men."
- Joanna Southcott
(Related: Men, Truth, Danger)

"One of the common failings among honorable people is a failure to appreciate how thoroughly dishonorable some other people can be, and how dangerous it is to trust them."
- Thomas Sowell
(Related: Trust, People, Failure)

"It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong."
- Thomas Sowell
(Related: People, Being, Decisions, Wrong)

"As the years have gone on, I find one of the dangers of watching dailies... is you fall in love with moments."
- Kevin Spacey
(Related: Love, Moments, Years)

"I liked it because it was such a dangerous script and showed just what human beings are capable of. Here was a movie in which Morgan Freeman and Brad Pitt, who always win in every movie they ever do, simply don't win. I felt that was outrageous for a commercial movie."
- Kevin Spacey
"I wrote the original Mike Hammer as a comic, Mike Danger."
- Mickey Spillane
(Related: Danger)

"Our country, the United States of America, may be the world's largest economy and the world's only superpower, but we stretch ourselves dangerously thin by taking on commitments like Iraq with only a motley band of allies to share the burden."
- John Spratt
(Related: America, Burden, Country, Economy, Iraq, May, states, United, World)

"Fighting patents one by one will never eliminate the danger of software patents, any more than swatting mosquitoes will eliminate malaria."
- Richard Stallman
(Related: Danger, Fighting, Mosquitoes, Software, Will)

"I suppose that's the European way, dangerous and hairy."
- Jason Statham
"When the King is checked, or any valuable Piece in danger from the attack of an enemy, you are said to interpose a man when you play it between the attacked and attacking Piece."
- Howard Staunton
(Related: Danger, Enemy, Man, Play)

"I continue to meet people who have had their Web pages hijacked, their browsers corrupted, in some cases, their children exposed to inappropriate material from these dangerous programs hidden in their family computers."
- Cliff Stearns
(Related: Computers, Family, People, Children)

"Considering how dangerous everything is, nothing is really very frightening."
- Gertrude Stein
(Related: Nothing)

"When you have an advantage, you are obliged to attack; otherwise you are endangered to lose the advantage."
- Wilhelm Steinitz
"I was such a dangerous hitter I even got intentional walks during batting practice."
- Casey Stengel
(Related: Practice)

"I'm on the air five hours, and I blurt out anything in my head. Dangerous? Maybe."
- Howard Stern
"And TV is not the easiest place to be dangerous or on the edge. Especially on a Saturday night."
- Fisher Stevens
(Related: Night)

"But I think the bomb instead constitutes merely a first step in a new control by man over the forces of nature too revolutionary and dangerous to fit into old concepts."
- Henry L. Stimson
(Related: Nature, Control, First, Man, Old)

"Well that's true, and what is actually happening now is that there are accusations that those records contain conspiratorial information that has been concealed from the American people and that is a dangerous situation that just cannot be tolerated."
- Louis Stokes
(Related: People, Accusations, American, Information, Now)

"It was under a solemn consciousness of the dangers from ecclesiastical ambition, the bigotry of spiritual pride, and the intolerance of sects... that is was deemed advisable to exclude from the national government all power to act upon the subject."
- Joseph Story
(Related: Government, Power, Act, Ambition, Bigotry, Consciousness, Intolerance, Pride, Spiritual)

"I believe there is no doctrine more dangerous to the Church today than to convey the impression that a revival is something peculiar in itself and cannot be judged by the same rules of causes and effect as other things."
- Billy Sunday
(Related: Impression, Church, Causes, Doctrine, Effect, Rules, Today)

"If you wait until those weapons pose a direct, clear, present danger to the United States, you've probably waited too long."
- John Sununu
(Related: Danger, Present, states, United, Weapons)

"In real danger sometimes even a democracy can really keep a secret."
- Stuart Symington
(Related: Danger, Democracy)

"One is not exposed to danger who, even when in safety is always on their guard."
- Publilius Syrus
(Related: Danger, Safety)

"Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them."
- Rabindranath Tagore
"There is no man more dangerous, in a position of power, than he who refuses to accept as a working truth the idea that all a man does should make for rightness and soundness, that even the fixing of a tariff rate must be moral."
- Ida Tarbell
(Related: Power, Truth, Idea, Man)

"He was what I often think is a dangerous thing for a statesman to be - a student of history; and like most of those who study history, he learned from the mistakes of the past how to make new ones."
- A. J. P. Taylor
(Related: History, Mistakes, Past, Study)

"It's people who are repressed and cannot express their fears that are dangerous."
- Julie Taymor
(Related: People)

"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
(Related: Love, Work, God, Christ, Danger, Devotion, May, Respect)

"A world without nuclear weapons would be less stable and more dangerous for all of us."
- Margaret Thatcher
(Related: Weapons, World)

"Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides."
- Margaret Thatcher
(Related: Road)

"America's most dangerous diseases have developed an immunity to politics. We suffer not from a failure of political organization or power, but a failure of love."
- Cal Thomas
(Related: Love, Politics, Power, Failure, America)

"Were British protesters, armed with little more than a frisbee and a bag of plastic toy soldiers, really in danger of being shot by the US military in Gloucestershire?"
- Mark Thomas
(Related: Being, Danger, Military, Soldiers)

"If I'd written all the truth I knew for the past ten years, about 600 people - including me - would be rotting in prison cells from Rio to Seattle today. Absolute truth is a very rare and dangerous commodity in the context of professional journalism."
- Hunter S. Thompson
(Related: Truth, People, Journalism, Past, Prison, Today, Years)

"Idealistic reformers are dangerous because their idealism has no roots in love, but is simply a hysterical and unbalanced rage for order amidst their own chaos."
- William Irwin Thompson
(Related: Love, Chaos, Idealism, Order)

"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
(Related: Love, Time, Being, Danger, Day, Earth, Man)

"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
(Related: Music, Fear, Danger)

"There is danger that we lose sight of what our friend is absolutely, while considering what she is to us alone."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Friend, Danger, Sight)

"And to stick our head in the sand and pretend that we are somehow safer if we do not know or to pretend we are somehow safer if we limit our options seems to me not only foolish but actually dangerous."
- Mac Thornberry
(Related: Options)

"The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it."
- Thucydides
(Related: Vision, Danger, Glory)

"The most dangerous food is wedding cake."
- James Thurber
(Related: Food, Wedding)

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

"No protracted war can fail to endanger the freedom of a democratic country."
- Alexis de Tocqueville
(Related: War, Country, Freedom)

"I cannot help fearing that men may reach a point where they look on every new theory as a danger, every innovation as a toilsome trouble, every social advance as a first step toward revolution, and that they may absolutely refuse to move at all."
- Alexis de Tocqueville
(Related: Men, Danger, First, Revolution, Help, Innovation, May, Theory, Trouble)

"There's so much plastic in this culture that vinyl leopard skin is becoming an endangered synthetic."
- Lily Tomlin
(Related: Culture, Skin)

"The Linux philosophy is 'Laugh in the face of danger'. Oops. Wrong One. 'Do it yourself'. Yes, that's it."
- Linus Torvalds
(Related: Danger, Linux, Philosophy, Wrong)

"My life would be in danger if I return to Mexico."
- Gloria Trevi
(Related: Life, Danger)

"Oxford is the most dangerous place to which a young man can be sent."
- Anthony Trollope
(Related: Man)

"Learning carries within itself certain dangers because out of necessity one has to learn from one's enemies."
- Leon Trotsky
(Related: Enemies, Learning, Necessity)

"Rupert Murdoch is the most dangerous man in the world."
- Ted Turner
(Related: Man, World)

"Drugs will get you out of your own way, but we lived it, and that's dangerous. It can actually turn around on itself and steal your soul, and that's what happened."
- Steven Tyler
(Related: Soul, Drugs, Will)

"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
(Related: Reading)

"Confront them with annihilation, and they will then survive; plunge them into a deadly situation, and they will then live. When people fall into danger, they are then able to strive for victory."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: People, Victory, Danger, Will)

"That is a big danger, losing your inspiration. When I work in film and television I try to do each take a little differently. I never want to do the same thing twice, because then you're not being spontaneous, you're just recreating something."
- Karl Urban
(Related: Work, Inspiration, Being, Danger, Film, Losing, Television, Want)

"By increasing the size of the keyhole, today's playwrights are in danger of doing away with the door."
- Peter Ustinov
(Related: Danger, Today)

"One-third of our people were dangerously ill, getting worse hourly, and we felt sure of meeting the same fate, with death as our only prospect, which in such a country was much worse yet."
- Alvar N. C. de Vaca
(Related: Death, People, Country, Fate, Meeting)

"To generalize on women is dangerous. To specialize on them is infinitely worse."
- Rudolph Valentino
(Related: Women)

"Here, in Cork district, you have in combination all the dangers which war can inflict."
- Eamon de Valera
(Related: War)

"Two dangers constantly threaten the world: order and disorder."
- Paul Valery
(Related: Disorder)

"The more hidden the venom, the more dangerous it is."
- Marguerite de Valois
"The whale is endangered, while the ant continues to do just fine."
- Bill Vaughan
"I try not to kid myself. You know, I don't mind romancing someone else, but to fool yourself is pretty devastating and dangerous."
- Bill Veeck
(Related: Fool, Mind, Pretty)

"You can't pretend that everybody likes Versace. It would be boring. It's better to create a reaction than to create no reaction. That's dangerous."
- Donatella Versace
"I would venture to warn against too great intimacy with artists as it is very seductive and a little dangerous."
- Queen Victoria
(Related: Artists, Intimacy)

"General Sherman looked upon journalists as a nuisance and a danger at headquarters and in the field, and acted toward them accordingly, then as throughout his great war career."
- Henry Villard
(Related: War, Career, Danger)

"Man has done a lot to make himself dangerous and animals get the worst of all of it. But then, man too is an animal."
- Don Van Vliet
(Related: Animals, Man)

"Democracy is an extraordinary adventure. It's difficult, full of daring and risk and danger. But it's the greatest gift we have."
- Jon Voight
(Related: Adventure, Danger, Democracy, Risk)

"It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong."
- Voltaire
(Related: Right, Wrong)

"If we cling to the institution of Islam, then we tend to defend it against whatever we see as a danger to it, so because of this we see now that many people are defending states, defending territories, defending everything institutional in the belief that they defend Islam."
- Abdurrahman Wahid
(Related: People, Belief, Islam, Danger, Now, states)

"There's a real danger in doing a sequel. There are some benefits, but that all hinges on how well you execute. Quite frankly, most sequels don't execute well."
- Donnie Wahlberg
(Related: Benefits, Danger)

"As a nation we have the right to decide our own affairs, to mould our own future. This does not pose any danger to anybody. Our nation is fully aware of the responsibility for its own fate in the complicated situation of the contemporary world."
- Lech Walesa
(Related: Danger, Fate, Future, Nation, Responsibility, Right, World)

"The dangerous American fascist is the man who wants to do in the United States in an American way what Hitler did in Germany in a Prussian way."
- Henry A. Wallace
(Related: American, Germany, states, United)

"The obvious types of American fascists are dealt with on the air and in the press. These demagogues and stooges are fronts for others. Dangerous as these people may be, they are not so significant as thousands of other people who have never been mentioned."
- Henry A. Wallace
(Related: People, American, May, Obvious, Press)

"But when we place God on our side of things, that we are now ridding the world of evil - that's very dangerous, that one nation has this role to rid the world of evil. What about the evil we have committed, that we are complicit in?"
- Jim Wallis
(Related: God, Evil, Nation, Now, World)

"Don't play for safety - it's the most dangerous thing in the world."
- Hugh Walpole
(Related: Play, Safety, World)

"Many words are not wanting to show that the particular view of each court occasioned the dangers which affected the public tranquillity; yet the whole is charged to my account. Nor is this sufficient."
- Robert Walpole
(Related: Court, Public, Words)

"There is nothing more dangerous than security."
- Francis Walsingham
(Related: Nothing, Security)

"There is less danger in fearing too much than too little."
- Francis Walsingham
(Related: Danger)

"As parents, we need to talk to young people about drugs and make sure they understand that drugs are dangerous, addictive substances that can ruin their lives and harm their communities."
- John Walters
(Related: People, Drugs, Harm, Parents, Ruin, Talk)

"It has become much more difficult to smuggle dangerous substances across our borders over the past three years, and this is creating real problems for drug traffickers."
- John Walters
(Related: Past, Problems, Years)

"In Iraq, embedding allows us to put reporters in situations that would otherwise be too dangerous for them."
- Jim Walton
(Related: Iraq)

"CNN was one of the first news organizations in the world to train and equip its journalists before deploying them to dangerous areas."
- Jim Walton
(Related: First, News, World)

"If you take 67 brush fires times 10 years, that's almost 700 right there. Those brush fires are incredibly dangerous, all those homes going down proved that."
- Joseph Wambaugh
(Related: Right, Years)

"Life and liberty can be as much endangered from illegal methods used to convict those thought to be criminals as from the actual criminals themselves."
- Earl Warren
(Related: Life, Thought, Liberty)

"God is looking for people to use, and if you can get usable, he will wear you out. The most dangerous prayer you can pray is this: 'Use me.'"
- Rick Warren
(Related: God, People, Prayer, Will)

"Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."
- George Washington
(Related: Government, Fire, Force, Reason)

"Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the danger of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of "crackpot" than the stigma of conformity."
- Thomas John Watson, Sr.
(Related: Fear, Ideas, Conformity, Controversy, Danger, Mind)

"The belief that one's own view of reality is the only reality is the most dangerous of all delusions."
- Paul Watzlawick
(Related: Belief, Reality)

"The danger is not lest the soul should doubt whether there is any bread, but lest, by a lie, it should persuade itself that it is not hungry."
- Simone Weil
(Related: Lie, Soul, Danger, Doubt)

"The courts are truly the least dangerous of the three branches of our government."
- William Weld
(Related: Government)

"The commission members themselves were never briefed on Able Danger."
- Curt Weldon
(Related: Danger)

"We're going to break a story that there are people on the staff on the 9-11 Commission that didn't want the 9-11 Commissioners to know the details of Able Danger because of the potential to embarrass those commissioners."
- Curt Weldon
(Related: People, Danger, Potential, Want)

"Able Danger was a top-secret military planning operation, established in '99 by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to identify cells of al-Qaida worldwide and to take out al Qaida terrorists. They identified five cells worldwide, one of them in Brooklyn."
- Curt Weldon
(Related: Danger, Military, Planning)

"Now we have a whole separate supplier of data for Able Danger who's verifying that same information."
- Curt Weldon
(Related: Danger, Information, Now)

"Able Danger consisted of approximately 20 direct individuals working for Special Forces in Tampa, Florida. The total amount of people working for Able Danger was 20."
- Curt Weldon
(Related: People, Danger)

"There's nothing wrong in suffering, if you suffer for a purpose. Our revolution didn't abolish danger or death. It simply made danger and death worthwhile."
- H. G. Wells
(Related: Death, Purpose, Danger, Revolution, Nothing, Suffering, Wrong)

"Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided."
- Mae West
(Related: May)

"I pass over the toil and suffering and danger which attended the redemption and cultivation of their lands by the colonists, and turn to their civil condition and to the conduct and history of the government."
- William H. Wharton
(Related: Government, History, Danger, Suffering)

"To follow imperfect, uncertain, or corrupted traditions, in order to avoid erring in our own judgment, is but to exchange one danger for another."
- Richard Whately
(Related: Danger, Judgment, Order, Traditions)

"I think it is quite dangerous for an organisation to think they can predict where they are going to need leadership. It needs to be something that people are willing to assume if it feels relevant, given the context of any situation."
- Margaret J. Wheatley
(Related: Leadership, People, Needs)

"A little learning is not a dangerous thing to one who does not mistake it for a great deal."
- William Allen White
(Related: Mistake, Learning)

"If your souls were not immortal, and you in danger of losing them, I would not thus speak unto you; but the love of your souls constrains me to speak: methinks this would constrain me to speak unto you forever."
- George Whitefield
(Related: Love, Danger, Losing)

"It is the business of the future to be dangerous; and it is among the merits of science that it equips the future for its duties."
- Alfred North Whitehead
(Related: Business, Science, Future)

"The combination of hatred and technology is the greatest danger threatening mankind."
- Simon Wiesenthal
(Related: Technology, Danger, Hatred, Mankind)

"An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Idea, Being, Unworthy)

"A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Sincerity)

"Ninety-nine per cent of the people in the world are fools and the rest of us are in great danger of contagion."
- Thornton Wilder
(Related: People, Danger, Fools, Rest, World)

"Every good thing in the world stands on the razor-edge of danger."
- Thornton Wilder
(Related: Danger, World)

"I know that every good and excellent thing in the world stands moment by moment on the razor-edge of danger and must be fought for."
- Thornton Wilder
(Related: Danger, World)

"I think there's a danger of a being typecast as the all-American mom forever."
- JoBeth Williams
(Related: Mom, Being, Danger)

"The most dangerous word in any human tongue is the word for brother. It's inflammatory."
- Tennessee Williams
(Related: Brother, Tongue, Word)

"Luxury is the wolf at the door and its fangs are the vanities and conceits germinated by success. When an artist learns this, he knows where the danger is."
- Tennessee Williams
(Related: Success, Artist, Danger, Luxury)

"In no direction that we turn do we find ease or comfort. If we are honest and if we have the will to win we find only danger, hard work and iron resolution."
- Wendell Willkie
(Related: Work, Comfort, Danger, Direction, Hard work, Resolution, Will)

"The actual danger is nothing, and the positive advantages very great."
- William John Wills
(Related: Positive, Danger, Nothing)

"The curious are always in some danger. If you are curious you might never come home."
- Jeanette Winterson
(Related: Home, Danger)

"I was so happy that it filmed in New York not only because it's an amazing city, but also because a lot of people across the world somehow started to think about New York as a dangerous place to be and envisioned it as some war zone after that happened."
- Alicia Witt
(Related: War, People, World, Zone)

"Resting on your laurels is as dangerous as resting when you are walking in the snow. You doze off and die in your sleep."
- Ludwig Wittgenstein
(Related: Sleep, Snow, Walking)

"Possessed with a full confidence of the certain success which British valor must gain over such enemies, I have led you up these steep and dangerous rocks, only solicitous to show you the foe within your reach."
- James Wolfe
(Related: Success, Confidence, Enemies, Gain, Valor)

"Learn from me, if not by my precepts, then by my example, how dangerous is the pursuit of knowledge and how much happier is that man who believes his native town to be the world than he who aspires to be greater than his nature will allow."
- Mary Wollstonecraft
(Related: Nature, Knowledge, Example, Man, Pursuit, Will, World)

"The divine right of husbands, like the divine right of kings, may, it is hoped, in this enlightened age, be contested without danger."
- Mary Wollstonecraft
(Related: Age, Danger, Husbands, Kings, May, Right)

"If a race has no history, if it has no worthwhile tradition, it becomes a negligible factor in the thought of the world, and it stands in danger of being exterminated."
- Carter G. Woodson
(Related: History, Thought, Being, Danger, Race, Tradition, World)

"My own will and desires were now very much broken, and my heart was with much earnestness turned to the Lord, to whom alone I looked for help in the dangers before me."
- John Woolman
(Related: Heart, Help, Now, Will)

"Now we are using the body scanner to scan the pilots. They became the dangerous people of this country?"
- Isaac Yeffet
(Related: People, Body, Country, Now)

"We can guess that the unacceptable conduct of the soldiers at Abu Ghraib resulted in part from the dangerous state of affairs on the ground in a theater of war."
- John Yoo
(Related: War, Soldiers, State, Theater)

"I think we're entering a very dangerous time. The West has set itself up, decided it's in charge, not for good intentions, not for the benefit of mankind."
- Thom Yorke
(Related: Time, Intentions, Mankind)

"We wonder why we have got the Freemen or the militants. We wonder why we have got unrest in this country. It is because our government, in fact, has got out of hand and out of line, with the Endangered Species Act."
- Don Young
(Related: Government, Act, Country, Fact, Wonder)

"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
(Related: Music, Battle, Danger, Opinions)

"The Past: Our cradle, not our prison; there is danger as well as appeal in its glamour. The past is for inspiration, not imitation, for continuation, not repetition."
- Israel Zangwill
(Related: Inspiration, Danger, Glamour, Imitation, Past, Prison, Repetition)

"Getting typecast is a dangerous thing to do."
- Michael Zaslow
"I mean, in general, the danger is from Oriental faiths and Islam."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky
(Related: Islam, Danger)

"Thus, that one can find no place to walk through the breadth of the earth is not because the earth is not tranquil but because the danger to every step of the traveler lies generally with words."
- Xun Zi
(Related: Danger, Earth, Lies, Words)

"The unique danger today is the possibility that we may face longer-term stagnation as a consequence of relying too heavily on borrowed money."
- Mortimer Zuckerman
(Related: Money, Possibility, Danger, May, Today)

"That generation of Germans, along with volunteers from Denmark, Holland, even England and the Free India division and so on, we Europeans were alert and awake to the danger of Bolshevism."
- Ernst Zundel
(Related: Danger, Denmark, England)

"Endangered forests are being slaughtered for toilet paper."
- Daphne Zuniga
(Related: Being)