58 quotes about Danger
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Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
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Every man is his own chief enemy.
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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.
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Dangers bring fears, and fears more dangers bring.
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The most dangerous people are the ignorant.
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It is better to do thine own duty, however lacking in merit, than to do that of another, even though efficiently. It is better to die doing one's own duty, for to do the duty of another is fraught with danger.
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No one is worthy of a good home here or in heaven that is not willing to be in peril for a good cause.
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Those who'll play with cats must expect to be scratched.
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Danger, the spur of all great minds.
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Danger -- if you meet it promptly and without flinching -- you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never!
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Nothing is so exhilarating in life as to be shot at with no result.
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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.
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We triumph without glory when we conquer without danger.
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To conquer without danger is to conquer without glory.
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However well organized the foundations of life may be, life must always be full of risks.
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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!
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As soon as there is life there is danger.
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The wise man in the storm prays to God, not for safety from danger, but for deliverance from fear.
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The most dangerous thing is illusion.
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Stay out of the road, if you want to grow old.
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The most dangerous thing in the world is to try to leap a chasm in two jumps.
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Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
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No one that encounters prosperity does not also encounter danger.
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In time of danger it is proper to be alarmed until danger be near at hand; but when we perceive that danger is near, we should oppose it as if we were not afraid.
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Great perils have this beauty, that they bring to light the fraternity of strangers.
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If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger?
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The responses of human beings vary greatly under dangerous circumstances. The strong man advances boldly to meet them head on. The weak man grows agitated. But the superior man stands up to fate, endures resolutely in his inner certainty If ignorant both
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A person in danger should not try to escape at one stroke. He should first calmly hold his own, then be satisfied with small gains, which will come by creative adaptations.
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Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.
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Nothing is so dangerous as an ignorant friend.
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I destroy my enemy when I make him my friend.
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Would you learn the secret of the sea? Only those who brave its dangers, comprehend its mystery!
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The mere apprehension of a coming evil has put many into a situation of the utmost danger.
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Princes and governments are far more dangerous than other elements within society.
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The person who runs away exposes himself to that very danger more than a person who sits quietly.
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If we survive danger it steels our courage more than anything else.
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The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from life is to liver dangerously.
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Danger past, God forgotten.
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A wreck on shore is a beacon at sea.
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When danger approaches, sing to it.
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Biggest profits mean gravest risks.
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Between the anvil and the hammer.
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When the danger is past God is cheated.
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Danger and delight grow on one stalk.
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Let the fear of a danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger.
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We cannot banish dangers, but we can banish fears. We must not demean life by standing in awe of death.
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Wise people say nothing in dangerous times.
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Constant exposure to dangers will breed contempt for them.
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There is nobody who is not dangerous for someone.
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Out of this nettle, danger, we pluck this flower, safety.
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Send danger from the east unto the west, so honor cross it from the north to south.
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Yond Cassius has a lean and hungry look; He thinks too much; such men are dangerous. [Julius Caesar]
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In this world there is always danger for those who are afraid of it.
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We are confronted by a first danger, the destructiveness of applied atomic energy. And then we are confronted by a second danger, that we do not enough appreciate the first danger.
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One is not exposed to danger who, even when in safety is always on their guard.
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Actually, the streets are quite safe today, it's the people on them who aren't.
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Being on the tightrope is living; everything else is waiting.
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Don't play for safety -- it's the most dangerous thing in the world.
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