Quotation Explorer - 'Dangerous'

You know we are living in dangerous time when the act of kindness is revered as an act of heroism. - Micheline Jean Loui
A dangerous and treacherous path is only worth it when the desire to have courage outweighs the driving need to get to the other side. - Solange nicole
It is true that success is the most boring thing, it is tinny and brittle, failure runs deeper. Success is dangerous. I have a very complicated relationship with that word. - Arundhati Roy
Waves are like women, you can never get enough of them, always want a better, more dangerous one, and occasionally you get dumped. - Robert Black
I sincerely believe that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies, and that the principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale. - Thomas Jefferson
We should pray when we are in a praying mood, for it would be sinful to neglect so fair an opportunity. We should pray when we are not in a proper mood, for it would be dangerous to remain in so unhealthy a condition. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
The ancient commission of the writer has not changed. He is charged with exposing our many grievous faults and failures, with dredging up to the light our dark and dangerous dreams for the purpose of improvement."[Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech] - John Steinbeck
Truth is what is true, and it's not necessarily factual. Truth and fact are not the same thing. Truth does not contradict or deny facts, but it goes through and beyond facts. This is something that it is very difficult for some people to understand. Truth can be dangerous. - Madeleine L'Engle
OSHA's lack of law enforcement has made the USA a dangerous place to work. - Steven Magee
To be of no church is dangerous. Religion, of which the rewards are distant, and which is animated only by faith and hope, will glide by degrees out of the mind unless it be invigorated and reimpressed by external ordinances, by stated calls to worship, and the salutary influence of example. - Samuel Johnson
does a sick society get so used to its illness that it can't remember being well? what if the memory is too dangerous for the people who like things the way they are? - Neal Shusterman
Fear is like an illusion of a dangerous wall between you and your goal. - Miao Potirutch
The dream is a spontaneous happening and therefore dangerous to a control system set-up by the non-dreamers - William S. Burroughs
The past and fool are the most dangerous weapons that poison our mind and heart - SANGEETHA MANIMARAN
If librarianship is the connecting of people to ideas and I believe that is the truest definition of what we do it is crucial to remember that we must keep and make available, not just good ideas and noble ideas, but bad ideas, silly ideas, and yes, even dangerous or wicked ideas. - Graceanne A. Decandido
Aviation in itself is not inherently dangerous. But to an even greater degree than the sea, it is terribly unforgiving of carelessness, incapacity, or neglect. - Anonymous
The thing is, it's very dangerous to have a fixed idea. A person with a fixed idea will always find some way of convincing himself in the end that he is right - Atle Selberg
The dangerous enemies of your species are fundamentalism, intolerance, separatism, extremism, hostility and prejudicial fear, be it religious, atheistic or political. - Abhijit Naskar
There is nothing as dangerous as an economist who only knows economics except the moral philosopher who knows no economics. - Peter J. Boettke
Power is dangerous. It corrupts the best and attracts the worst. Power is only given to those who are prepared to lower themselves to pick it up. - Ragnar Lothbrok
The dangerous man is the one who has only one idea, because then he'll fight and die for it."[As quoted in The New Yorker, April 25, 2011] - Francis Crick
Some people say beware of enemies. Some say beware of friends and some say beware of frenemies, but the most dangerous people are those that will hurt you and still play the victim. - Uzoma Nnadi
We had no choice. Sadness was a dangerous as panthers and bears. the wilderness needs your whole attention. - Laura Ingalls Wilder
Speculation is a dangerous thing without any evidence to back it up. - Jane Casey
Evil, let it never be mistaken, is real. But it is inferior. It is parasitic. It is incomplete. The moment we take counsel from it, become overwhelmed by it, or put it on an equal footing with the Good of God, it will have become something entirely more dangerous. It becomes an idol. - Tod Worner
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
Monsters exist, but they are too few in number to be truly dangerous. More dangerous are the common men, the functionaries ready to believe and to act without asking questions. - Primo Levi
Modern Man is the victim of the very instruments he values most. Every gain in power, every mastery of natural forces, every scientific addition to knowledge, has proved potentially dangerous, because it has not been accompanied by equal gains in self-understanding and self-discipline. - Lewis Mumford
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 Shelley
Advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise. - J. R. R. Tolkien
The world is a dangerous place, but there is no better world. Remember every one of us is responsible to make the world a joyful place. - Debasish Mridha
Assumptions can be dangerous, JUST ASK!! - Harrish Sairaman
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
The seasons are colliding together, storms are destroying lives, and love is a dangerous curse.-The Vangeretta Curse - Christina Mobley
And I said, 'Do I have leprosy?' And they said, 'You are a dangerous element. - David E Hoffman
Religion is so frequently a source of confusion in political life, and so frequently dangerous to democracy, precisely because it introduces absolutes into the realm of relative values. - Reinhold Niebuhr
By the time I'm nine I know the world is a dangerous place. I've heard whispers about razorblades in apples, about Charlie Manson and his family. But no one is offering any clear information. - Nick Flynn
The light of love is the brightest, because it shines into those who contact it and purify their soul. It is also dangerous in the fact that when you come into contact with it just once, you can't truly live life if it is to leave. - Shannan Jacoby
Don't we all know that art is dangerous. You play it - then you live it. - Stefan Balint
Every sorrow and every pain is a good reminding to us to be serious because we are living in a dangerous universe! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The illegality of cannabis is outrageous, an impediment to full utilization of a drug which helps produce the serenity and insight, sensitivity and fellowship so desperately needed in this increasingly mad and dangerous world. - Carl Sagan
There are no snares more dangerous than those which lurk under the guise of duty or the name of relationship. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
A real man wants two things: danger and play. Therefore he wants woman as the most dangerous plaything. Man shall be educated for war, and woman for the recreation of the warrior: all else is folly. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Blind belief is dangerous. - Kenyan Proverb
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided. - Mae West
A negative outlook is dangerous. When you say, It can’t get any worse! You're essentially challenging the universe to do exactly that. - Kamand Kojouri
Unhappy people can be very dangerous, don't forget that. - S. E. Lynes
Dangerous dreams are daydreaming. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The thinking ability or creative intelligence for a man is same as sexuality for a woman, and believe me, the latter is far more dangerous than all the nukes in this world." - - Ramana Pemmaraju
Silent. So it should be. You have no place in this world, Luthiel. And there is no other.' Zalos reached out and lifted a few strands of her hair. 'Bright songs and the magic of hope are but a dangerous illusion. The fake comfort of witches charms. - Robert Fanney
Being one’s true and honest self can often be dangerous; and poetry should always be a place where, if only between the pages, that danger and energy and fear and excitement and love can fizz and spark without ever threatening to burn something down. - Andrew McMillan
A man who has ceased to learn ought not to wander around loose in these dangerous times - M.M. Coady
Songs are dangerous, songs are subversive and can change your life. - Ronnie Gilbert
People with satanic minds are dangerous, kill them. - Neymat Khan
We don't like security rules and laws, but without them men will be animals, perhaps the most dangerous animals. - Amit Kalantri
It's a dangerous business going out your front door. - J. R. R. Tolkien
Mind: A beautiful servant, a dangerous master. - Osho
Rock 'n' roll is not red carpets and MySpace friends, rock'n'roll is dangerous and should piss people off - Gerard Way
Morality without kindness is the most dangerous weapon. - Debasish Mridha
The most dangerous madmen are those created by religion, and ... people whose aim is to disrupt society always know how to make good use of them on occasion. - Denis Diderot
The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing. - Albert Einstein
Brain without heart is far more dangerous than heart withoutbrain. - Robert G. Ingersoll
I really think I write about everyday life. I don't think I'm quite as odd as others say I am. 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
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
Oh, loneliness and cheeseburgers are a dangerous mix. - Matt Groening
Life is always dangerous and always mysterious. - Marty Rubin
Why do I write? I write because I have to, because it is all I know, because it is my truth, because I am compelled, because I am driven to make the worldacknowledge that women like me exist, and we possess a dangerous wisdom. - Patrick Califia-Rice
It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong. - Voltaire
The belief in the possibility of a short decisive war appears to be one of the most ancient and dangerous of human illusions. - Robert Lynd
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 Austin Beard
I'm all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons out of the hands of fools. Let's start with typewriters. - Frank Lloyd Wright
You can deceive yourself with truth too. That's an even more dangerous dream. - Erich Maria Remarque
An open flask of industrial liquid gas that is venting into the indoor environment should be thought of as the same as a smoldering fire, as they both create a dangerous oxygen deficient environment for the human. - Steven Magee
All excess is ill, but drunkenness is of the worst sort. It spoils health, dismounts the mind, and unmans men. It reveals secrets, is quarrelsome, lascivious, impudent, dangerous and bad. - William Penn
I am opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me the position. - Mark Twain
To see the world, things dangerous to come to, to see behind walls, draw closer, to find each other, and to feel. That is the purpose of life. - The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty Download Free 90541
Being bigheaded can be as irritating and as dangerous as being small-minded. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The most dangerous aspect of your relationships is not your weakness, but your delusions of strength. Self-reliance is almost always a component of a bad relationship. - Timothy S. Lane & Paul David Tripp
If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger. - Thomas H. Huxley
The most dangerous strategy is to jump a chasm in two leaps. - Benjamin Disraeli
The web is a dangerous place for a mind begging to slack off and be distracted by nonsense. - Michelle M. Pillow
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
Books are the compasses and telescopes and sextants and charts which other men have prepared to help us navigate the dangerous seas of human life. - Jesse Lee Bennett
Mental ghettos are not mirages; they actually exist in palpable reality: being "open" inside one's mental or intellectual ghetto does not open its door but simply allows one to harbour the illusion that there is no ghetto and no door. The most dangerous prisons are those with invisible bars. - Tariq Ramadan
Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Let me have men about me that are fat, Sleek-headed men, and such as sleep o' nights: Yond Cassius has a lean and hungry look; He thinks too much: such men are dangerous. - William Shakespeare
Let things bother you. The times today are too dangerous for the young and the smart to be not bothered. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
I think how hope may be the thing that pulls you forward, may be the thing that keeps you going, but that it's dangerous, too, that it's painful and risky, that it's making a dare into the world and when has the world ever let us win a dare? - Patrick Ness
The function of education, therefore, is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. But education which stops with efficiency may prove the greatest menace to society. The most dangerous criminal may be the man gifted with reason, but with no morals. - Martin Luther King Jr.
It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid. - George Bernard Shaw
A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt as dangerous.
Indoctrination is dangerous. - Abhijit Naskar
I think war is a dangerous place. - George W. Bush
In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous. - Robert G. Ingersoll
World is beautiful but it is dangerous place to live, there is so much evil behind a normal person. - John Art
He who fears alcohol MUST also fear ANGER, for anger is more powerful and dangerous than the alcohol. - Oppong Amankwaa
One of the most dangerous forms of human error is forgetting what one is trying to achieve. - Paul Nitze
A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad. - Bob Edwards
Kids! Bringing about Armageddon can be dangerous. Do not attempt it in your home.
Power and control are more dangerous than any weapons. - Aisha Mirza
She comes closer to me. She is beautiful, in the way lightning striking across a storm-swept sky is beautiful: dangerous and distant. - Kate Rooper
[I]f you think that American imperialism and its globalised, capitalist form is the most dangerous thing in the world, that means you don't think the Islamic Republic of Iran or North Korea or the Taliban is as bad. - Christopher Hitchens
Good company requires only birth, education, and manners, and with regard to education is not very nice. Birth and good manners are essential; but a little learning is by no means a dangerous thing in good company; on the contrary, it will do very well. - Jane Austen
Dont' play for safety- it's the most dangerous thing in the world.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies. - Friedrich Nietzsche
An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all. - Oscar Wilde
The sea is dangerous, they say, but not if you're the sea. - Sarah Maclay
There is nothing more dangerous to the adventurous spirit than a secure future that can predict the same sun on every horizon because they only see the same view. - Shannon L. Alder
Yes, books are dangerous. They should be dangerous - they contain ideas. - Pete Hautman
A learned man is an idler who kills time with study. Beware of his false knowledge: it is more dangerous than ignorance. - George Bernard Shaw
The most dangerous criminal may be the man gifted with reason, but with no morals. - Martin Luther King, jr.
Beneath the moons' shadowscape, wisdom, women, whiskey and you are a dangerous and provocative combination... - Virginia Alison
The morality of a society is often dangerous and very unethical. - Debasish Mridha
In a war the most dangerous thing is to understand the enemy. To understand is to forgive. And wehave no right to do that—we never have had, not since the creation of the world. - Sergei Lukyanenko
Love is like a knife. It can either hurt you or it's too dangerous to hold on too. - PureDragonWolf
A toothless wolf is less dangerous than a fanged insect. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Belief can be manipulated. Only knowledge is dangerous. - Frank Herbert
The foolishness of youth with the cynicism of age is a dangerous combination. - Murad S. Shah
To let a sad thought or a bad one get into your mind is as dangerous as letting a scarlet fever germ get into your body. If you let it stay there after it has got in you may never get over it as long as you live. - Frances Hodgson Burnett
Letting your customers set your standards is a dangerous game, because the race to the bottom is pretty easy to win. Setting your own standards--and living up to them--is a better way to profit. Not to mention a better way to make your day worth all the effort you put into it. - Seth Godin
Let's be honest. Sometimes art is dangerous, though. And that's why governments sometimes get nervous about art. But one of the things I truly believe is if you try to suppress the arts, then I think you are suppressing the deepest dreams and aspirations of the people. - Barack Obama
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
A little learning is a dangerous thing; drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring: there shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, and drinking largely sobers us again. - Alexander Pope
Books can be dangerous. The best ones should be labeled "This could change your life. - Helen Exley
Some memories were all right, but others were dangerous. - Stephen King
Criticism alone can sever the root of materialism, fatalism, atheism, free-thinking, fanaticism, and superstition, which can be injurious universally; as well as of idealism and skepticism, which are dangerous chiefly to the Schools, and hardly allow of being handed on to the public. - Immanuel Kant
Obession is dangerous. It's like a knife in the mind. In some cases... the knife can turn savagely upon the person wielding it... You use the knife carefully, because you know it doesn't care who it cuts. - Stephen King
Ornament is but the guiled shore to a most dangerous sea. - William Shakespeare
The saxophone is the cocaine of the woodwind family, the sax teacher continues. Saxophonists are admired because they are dangerous, because they have explored a darker, more sinister side of themselves. - Eleanor Catton
A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring - Alexander Pope
Deceivers are the most dangerous members of society. They trifle with the best affections of our nature, and violate the most sacred obligations. - George Crabbe
The most dangerous folly of old people who were once attractive is to forget that they are not so any longer. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
New Atheism simplicity is the byproduct of collective groupthink, and the internalization of self-congratulatory jingoistic clichés and generalizations. They know because they know, and there's no reasoning with someone who knows."- The New Atheist Threat: The Dangerous Rise of Secular Extremists - CJ Werleman
She is the ocean, gentle, smooth and calm on the surface…I am the fooling diver, braving her deep, dark, dangerous depth… - Dinesh Kumar Biran
You don’t need them. It’s that simple. But for some reason it’s complex. It’s difficult. It’s dangerous. We can’t seem to fathom it. - Dominic Riccitello
We've determined that Ms. Hauptman is a potential threat to the public safety, and we are bringing her in as a murder suspect who has supernatural powers that make her too dangerous to be incarcerated in the usual ways. - Patricia Briggs
There is a very dangerous myth that #Hitler was solely fueled by racism. His desire to engineer society was pervasive. Racism alone cannot explain what happened in The Holocaust without also addressing Hitler's statist policies. - A.E. Samaan
There is, perhaps, no more dangerous man in the world than the man with the sensibilities of an artist but without creative talent. With luck such men make wonderful theatrical impresarios and interior decorators, or else they become mass murderers or critics. - Dame Edna Everage
Improving the world can be a nasty and ugly and difficult and dangerous business...because when you improve the world, you threaten the entrenched interests of evil people. - Stefan Molyneux
When you love and already have someone,you should keep the promise you take!Because you don't know, how dangerous or weak can love do.-when you hurt someone's heart.You don't notice but suddenly you losing that person. - Redzel Romulo
It's a dangerous thing when you have love without faith and trust... No one wants to feel unsure when they give their heart away. - Solange nicole
October is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks. Others are July, January, April, September, November, May, March, June, December, August and February. - Mark Twain
Oh external worshiper, know that worship without heart is motions. Oh seeker of knowledge, know that knowledge without purification is a dangerous weapon of the ego. Oh activist, know that work without orientation of heart is fruitless. Oh lover, know that love without God is pain. - Yasmin Mogahed
Insights are everything. They play central parts in the actualization of destiny. A dangerous insights becomes a colossal executioner. Latching your fate with noble thoughts spares you a life of self-limitation. - Darmie Orem
Dangerous is wrath concealed. Hatred proclaimed doth lose its chance of wreaking vengeance. - Seneca
People who were genuinely dangerous might not need to exhibit the fact at all, and that the ability to conceal a threat made them even more dangerous. - William Gibson
We were sent to Afghanistan to carry out hugely dangerous missions. But we were also told that we could not shoot that camel drover before he blew up all of us, because he might be an unarmed civilian just taking his dynamite for a walk. - Marcus Luttrell
nothing is as dangerous as a man who knows exactly what he is capable of - Herman Ntladi
The man of thought who will not act is ineffective; the man of action who will not think is dangerous. - Richard M. Nixon
Government is not reason; it is not eloquence; it is force! It is a dangerous servant and a terrible master. - George Washington
Restriction of free thought and free speech is the most dangerous of all subversions. It is the one un-American act that could most easily defeat us."[The One Un-American Act, Speech to the Author's Guild Council in New York, on receiving the 1951 Lauterbach Award (December 3, 1952)] - William O. Douglas
The hushing of the criticism of honest opponents is a dangerous thing. It leads some of the best of the critics to unfortunate silence and paralysis of effort, and others to burst into speech so passionately and intemperately as to lose listeners. - W.E.B. Du Bois
Everything she does comes from within, from some dark impulse. I guess that’s what makes her so thrilling to watch. So dangerous. Even perfect at times. But also so damned destructive. - Black Swan Darren Aronofsky
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
Mirrors that hide nothing hurt me. But this is the hurt of purging and precious renewal - and these are the mirrors of dangerous grace. - Walter Wangerin Jr.
Power always has to be kept in check; power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous.
Everything is a dangerous drug except reality, which is unendurable. - Cyril Connolly
The world is too dangerous for anything but truth and too small for anything but love.
A little learning is not a dangerous thing to one who does not mistake it for a great deal. - William Allen White
Occupational Safety & Health Administration's (OSHA) lack of law enforcement has made the USA a dangerous place to work. - Steven Magee
The future is always more dangerous than the present and the past - ABC
Hope, in anything but myself, is just way too dangerous right now… - Jennifer Elisabeth
People who see beauty all around them live in a beautiful world. People who see danger all around them live in a dangerous world. - Debasish Mridha
Good art is always dangerous, always open-ended. Once you put it out in the world you lose control of it; people will fit it into their minds in all sorts of different ways. - Greil Marcus
Like birds leaving the dangerous places man must also leave his dangerous ideas! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Words are more dangerous than swords and guns. They reach further and hurt deeper. - Luis Marques
Believing everyone is dangerous, but believing nobody is more dangerous. - Abraham Lincoln
A little learning is a dangerous thing but a lot of ignorance is just as bad. - Bob Edwards
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
Education is like a double-edged sword. It may be turned to dangerous uses if it is not properly handled. - Wu Ting-Fang
Many ancient (and contemporary) societies considered the sexually awakened femaleas both auspicious and dangerous. - Srinivasan
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
Power is always dangerous. Power attracts the worst and corrupts the best. - Edward Abbey
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
Taking power away from a man is a dangerous thing. Someone always pays. - Glenn Close
Some people said beware of enemies. Some said beware of friends and some said beware of frenemies, but the most dangerous people are those that will hurt you and still play the victim. - Uzoma Nnadi
In the republic of mediocrity genius is dangerous.
Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. - Martin Luther King Jr.
I don't believe in total freedom for the artist. Left on his own, free to do anything he likes, the artist ends up doing nothing at all. If there's one thing that's dangerous for an artist, it's precisely this question of total freedom, waiting for inspiration and all the rest of it. - Federico Fellini
One of the most common and most dangerous misbeliefs is that it is impossible for someone to be stupid just because they are a doctor or a lawyer. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Just a friendly warning: the forces of spiritual darness are nothing to trifle with. Vampires do exist, no matter what the so-called scientific minds might say, and they ARE dangerous! - C.C. Brown
The first two facts which a healthy boy or girl feels about sex are these: first that it is beautiful and then that it is dangerous. - G.K. Chesterton
I made dangerous choices in those years, thinking myself bold and adventurous. Later I would come to understand that I hadn't been daring at all, just driven by confusion and hormones. The person capable of true daring, I knew now, possessed two admirable qualities: curiosity and courage. - Alice Steinbach
It is dangerous to use our own ability to access non-traumatic memories as a standard against which we judge a trauma victim’s response. - David Yeung
Toward the accomplishment of an aim, which in wantonness of atrocity would seem to partake of the insane, he will direct a cool judgement, sagacious and sound. These men are madmen, and of the most dangerous sort. - Herman Melville
From an author's point of view, the most painful and dangerous weapon ain't no gun or blade, but a piece of paper with the word rejected on it. - Anonymous
If pain in the mind, then the most dangerous thing is it. - Anuj Kr. Thakur
Money is a very dangerous thing, you have to get know how to look after it or else you will loose it with ease and remember how you would've it in hard times. - Auliq Ice
The most dangerous men on earth are those who are afraid they are wimps - James Gilligan
Dangerous Are the ways of love ….Baby dangerous When you can’t get enough …Lonely nights are spent in vain - sami abouzid
Moral cowardice that keeps us from speaking our minds is as dangerous to this country as irresponsible talk. The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character. - Margaret Chase Smith
Government is not reason; it is not eloquence; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master. - George Washington
The most dangerous ideas are not the ones which divide people, but those on which they agree. - Stephen Vizinczey
The most dangerous aspect of religion is its tendency to glorify the absurd and justify the abhorrent. - Stifyn Emrys
A lion is only dangerous if it has teeth. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Beliefs can be dangerous viruses that can infect and affect a whole society, a country, and even a whole world. - Debasish Mridha
Demons exist,' he says simply, as if talking about the weather. 'They are real and they are dangerous. We hunt them when necessary and return them when we can. - Bill Blais
My mother groaned, my father wept,into the dangerous world I leapt. - William Blake
Goodness without knowledge... is weak and feeble, yet knowledge without goodness is dangerous.... Both united form the noblest character and lay the surest foundation of usefulness to mankind. Many men went a walking and many crippled men, did not. - John Phillips
Falling in love with a writer is a dangerous thing, isn't it? The only thing you get out of it sometimes is immortality. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Let no one think of me that I am humble or weak or passive; let them understand I am of a different kind: dangerous to my enemies, loyal to my friends. To such a life glory belongs.
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
The affection of parents makes infants feel safe in this dangerous world, and gives them boldness in experimentation and in exploration of their environments. - Bertrand Russell
Though it may feel otherwise, enjoying life is no more dangerous than apprehending it with continuous anxiety and gloom. - Alain de Botton
The tendency to turn human judgements into divine commands turns religion into one of the most dangerous forces in the world. - Georgia Harkness
Alas, our technology has marched ahead of our spiritual and social evolution, making us, frankly, a dangerous people. - Steven M. Greer
It's a dark, cool, quiet place. A basement in your soul. And that place can sometimes be dangerous to the human mind. I can open the door and enter that darkness, but I have to be very careful. I can find my story there. Then I bring that thing to the surface, into the real world. - Haruki Murakami
"It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out of your door," he used to say. "You step into the Road, and if you don't keep your feet, there is no knowing where you might be swept off to.
Tomas did not realize at the time that metaphors are dangerous. Metaphors are not to be trifled with. A single metaphor can give birth to love. - Milan Kundera
Stupidity is relatively harmless, but intelligent stupidity is highly dangerous - Eckhart Tolle
Pride is a very dangerous disease that can turn your talent, asset, and achievements into a handicap. - Uzoma Nnadi
I have fallen in love with the worldAnd I am aware that I have chosenthe most dangerous lover of them all. - Rod McKuen
Dictatorial government is more dangerous than lions! - Enock Maregesi
The only thing more dangerous than your enemy knowing how powerful you are, is your enemy not knowing how powerful you are - Joshua Teya
A desk is a dangerous place from which to watch the world. - John le Carre
It is both dangerous and absurd for our world to be a group of communions mutually excommunicate. - Alan W. Watts
Fashion is ephemeral, dangerous and unfair. - Karl Lagerfeld
The only thing more dangerous then your enemy knowing how powerful you are, is your enemy not knowing how powerful you are. - Joshua Teya
I've always been attracted to stories about rebels - things that are unusual and sometimes dangerous. - Sara Sheridan
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 F. Kennedy
Morality without kindness and compassion is very dangerous. - Debasish Mridha
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 their dream with open eyes, to make it possible. - T. E. Lawrence
My bounce-around life had taught me that dreams were dangerous things - they look solid in your mind, but you just try to reach for them. It's like gathering clouds. - Kirby Larson
Patriotism is dangerous, but kindness is always kind. - Debasish Mridha
Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. - Martin Luther King Jr.
...for advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise, and all courses may run ill. - J. R. R. Tolkien
Unless a man has considerable skill with and reliance in his weapon, he will not remain cool in the presence of dangerous game close by. - Townsend Whelen
For those whose ganglia were formed pre-TV, the mimetic deployment of pop-culture icons seems at best an annoying tic and at worst a dangerous vapidity that compromises fiction's seriousness by dating it out of the Platonic Always, where it ought to reside. - Jonathan Lethem
Logic in all its infinite potential, is the most dangerous of vices. For one can always find some form of logic to justify his action, and rest comfortably in the assurance, that what he did abides by reason. That is why, for us brittle beings, Intention is the only true weapon of peace. - Ilyas Kassam
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong. - Voltaire
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
I'm beginning to think of hope as a dangerous, terrifying thing. - Tahereh Mafi
Feelings are not supposed to be logical. Dangerous is the man who has rationalized his emotions. - David Borenstein
Convictions are the more dangerous enemy of truth than lies. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Nothing is so dangerous as an ignorant friend; A wise enemy is worth more. - Jean De la Fontaine
["The Devil in the Dark"] impressed me because it presented the idea, unusual in science fiction then and now, that something weird, and even dangerous, need not be malevolent. That is a lesson that many of today's politicians have yet to learn. - Arthur C. Clarke
Conformity is often more dangerous than war. War destroys the body but confomity destoys the imaginative mind. - Debasish Mridha
Worrying about worrying is a dangerous cycle to fall into. People who get caught up in worry when they try to force themselves to stop worrying may want to try a different strategy acceptance. - Amanda L. Chan
What’s dangerous is not to evolve. - Jeff Bezos
The realm of God is dangerous. You must enter into it and not just seek information about it - Archbishop Anthony Bloom
Criminal court is where bad pople are on their best behavior. It's much more dangerous for lawyers and judges In family court, where good people are at their worst.
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
Humor relieves the tension between what we see or desire but repress in order to sustain a survivable illusion about the world we live in. As such it's always potent stuff, and dangerous. - Lynda Williams
To possess something without the corresponding knowledge, is extremely dangerous indeed. - Sunday Adelaja
The fear of not being remembered is a dangerous thing. - Carla H. Krueger
If one comes to the sense that they have arrived, they no longer feel the need to submit themselves to the process of learning and growing. This is a dangerous mindset to carry. The day that we stop learning is the day we stop living. - Jenelle Dancel
Any technological advance can be dangerous. Fire was dangerous from the start, and so (even more so) was speech - and both are still dangerous to this day - but human beings would not be human without them. - Isaac Asimov
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
The armored cars of dreams, contrived to let us do so many a dangerous thing. - Elizabeth Bishop
A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal. - Oscar Wilde
Nothing is more destructive of respect for the government and the law of the land than passing laws which cannot be enforced. It is an open secret that the dangerous increase of crime in this counrty is closely related with this. - Albert Einstein
Art is dangerous. It is one of the attractions: when it ceases to be dangerous you don't want it. - Duke Ellington
Out of all the addictions in the world, Attention is slowly but surely becoming one of the most dangerous. - Saahil Prem
Crystal then read the red sticker out loud, "Dangerous, do not open." We both stared at each other for a moment. I was trying to figure out why a dumb book about power was dangerous - Dominic Tomasi
Knowledge is abundant but wisdom is rare. Knowledge might be dangerous but wisdom is fair. - Debasish Mridha
There is a dangerous willful ignorance in governments to the adverse health effects of the various forms of electromagnetic radiation. - Steven Magee
A mother who would stop at nothing for her child is dangerous woman when crossed. - Solange nicole
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
A fight is like the perfect storm. It is risky and dangerous. But, as the African proverb goes, Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors. Fights are often learning opportunities—if we’re willing to dig deep enough past our own egos. - lauren klarfeld
One of the most dangerous things that can happen to a child is to kill or torture an animal an get away with it. - Margaret Mead
Very few people realize how dangerous the indoor environment can be to long term health. - Steven Magee
Sentimentality towards the undeserving is as dangerous as agreeing to putting one foot in the grave. - K.A. Hosein
Fog is more dangerous than dark, as it gives the illusion of seeing. - Aleksandra Ninkovic
I consider it an extremely dangerous doctrine, because the more likely we are to assume that the solution comes from the outside, the less likely we are to solve our problems ourselves. - Carl Sagan
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.
There are two types of limitations: those others place on us, and those we place on ourselves. One is more subtle. Both are equally dangerous. - Andrena Sawyer
It is sobering to 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
Well, the telling of jokes is an art of its own, and it always rises from some emotional threat. The best jokes are dangerous, and dangerous because they are in some way truthful. - Kurt Vonnegut
The most dangerous diminutions of freedom come from those who are convinced of their moral rectitude. - Daniel Hannan
Culture makes lies plausible through exposure to time. It makes prejudice seem like physics intergenerationally. It is therefore the most dangerous opponent of philosophy, because it feels the most credible to the average person. - Stefan Molyneux
The way to fight a woman is with your hat. Grab it and run.The guy who said that was a wise man. He knew what most men don't - Women are powerful creatures who should be handled with care, or they can become very, very dangerous. - Christina Dodd
Thrills are much more about anticipation than action. An unfired bullet is more dangerous than one that has already met its target. - Ashwin Sanghi
I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. - Thomas Jefferson
Let me have men about me that are fat, Sleek-headed men, and such as sleep o' nights: Yond Cassius has a lean and hungry look; He thinks too much: such men are dangerous. - William Shakespeare
Let education kindle only those which are truly beneficialto the human species; let it favour those alone which are really necessary to the maintenance of society. The passions of man are dangerous, only because every thing conspires to give them an evil direction. - Paul Henri Thiry d'Holbach
(I) only write it now because I have grown to believe that there is no dangerous idea, which does not become less dangerous when written out in sincere and careful English. ("The Adoration of The Magi") - W.B. Yeats
It is more dangerous that even a guilty person should be punished without the forms of law than that he should escape. - Thomas Jefferson
You fear tomorrow: yet yesterday is just as dangerous. - Idries Shah
When composing a verse let there not be a hair's breath separating your mind from what you write; composition of a poem must be done in an instant, like a woodcutter felling a huge tree or a swordsman leaping at a dangerous enemy. - Bashō Matsuo
Perhaps women were once so dangerous they had to have their feet bound. - Maxine Hong Kingston
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. So is a lot. - Alexander Pope
A book can be as dangerous as a sword in the right hands. - George R.R. Martin
Keep your innocence and ignorance aside, and expose yourself to dangerous situations, and understand the deeper secrets of life. - Michael Bassey Johnson
It's in our biology to trust what we see with our eyes. This makes living in a carefully edited, overproduced and photoshopped world very dangerous. - Brené Brown
A hopeless man is a very desperate and dangerous man, almost a dead man. - Robert F. Kennedy
Government is not reason; it is not eloquence; it is force! Like fire, it is a dangerous servant, and a fearful master. - George Washington
Life is indeed dangerous, but not in the way morality would have us believe. It is indeed unmanageable, but the essence of it is not a battle. It is unmanageable because it is a romance, and its essence is romantic beauty. - E. M. Forster
Even the most dangerous look less threatening when they are dead. - Laura Moncur
being born a princess is all right, but behaving like one can be dangerous. - Siddhartha Choudhary
Part of what psychedelics do is they decondition you from cultural values. This is what makes it such a political hot potato. Since all culture is a kind of con game, the most dangerous candy you can hand out is one which causes people to start questioning the rules of the game. - Terence McKenna
Speed is dangerous if your direction is wrong. - Debasish Mridha
Nothing is so dangerous to the progress of the human mind than to assume that our views of science are ultimate, that there are no mysteries in nature, that our triumphs are complete and that there are no new worlds to conquer. - Humphry Davy
Learning without reflection is a waste. Reflection without learning is dangerous. - Confucius
There's only one thing in life more dangerous than a bad idea, and that's a good one. - Greg Curtis
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful. - Samuel Johnson
It is dangerous for a national candidate to say things that people might remember. - Eugene McCarthy
You are so afraid of losing your moral sense that you are not willing to take it through anything more dangerous than a mud-puddle. - Gertrude Stein
It's as if they've planned out my life for me and I'm expected to live it for them. I hate it. So I don't tell anyone much. It's easier that way." ~Dani O'Meara from the forthcoming amateur sleuth mystery, Dangerous Days for Dani - Claire A. Murray
All generalizations are dangerous, even this one. - Alexandre Dumas
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
It's very, very dangerous to lose contact with living nature. - Albert Hofmann
There's nothing more dangerous than someone who wants to make the world a better place. - Banksy
Every time you survive a horrible storm you start thinking that you are immortal and this is the most negative and the most dangerous part of self-confidence! - Mehmet Murat ildan
They are called, "SELF-worth" and "SELF-esteem" for a reason... we can't let others decide what we are worth, that is so dangerous! Empower yourself! - Jaeda DeWalt
trichloroethane [...] All my extensive testing has shown this to be the best treatment for a dangerous excess of human knowledge - Chuck Palahniuk
The will to believe is perhaps the most powerful, but certainly the most dangerous human attribute.
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of the truth than lies. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Writing is the delicate, difficult, and dangerous means of succeeding in avowing the unavowable. - Hélène Cixous
If you think that American Capitalism is the most dangerous Institution in the World, it just goes to show, that you haven't partied like there is no tomorrow with the fun loving posse of The Islamic Republic of Iran, North Korea, The Taliban, or ISIS. They all party off the hook! - James Hauenstein
The true man wants two things: danger and play. For that reason he wants woman, as the most dangerous plaything. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Thought is more dangerous than you think. - Wayne Gerard Trotman
Magic is a dangerous thing, child. It isn’t something to use lightly. - Kevis Hendrickson
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