Quotation Explorer - 'Perilous'

There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct or more uncertain in its success than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things. - Niccolo Machiavelli
Are these perilous times? They are. But we can have peace in our hearts and in our homes.
History is a guide to navigation in perilous times. History is who we are and why we are the way we are. - David McCullough
Canst thou not minister to a mind diseased, Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow... And with some sweet oblivious antidote Cleanse the stuff'd bosom of that perilous stuff Which weighs upon the heart? - William Shakespeare
I believe that we have reached a stage in life in the economic development of Africa where moving forward is perilous, moving backwards is cowardice and standing still is suicidal but we must persevere because winners do not quit and quitter never win. - Patrick L.O. Lumumba
Those who talk more about others' wrongs are actually Perilous, Be Careful. - Mohith Agadi
Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous. - Confucius
What is it that makes a seemingly rational man set out on a perilous journey knowing full well that the odds of success are quite remote and the consequences of failure are likely to be devastating? Is it pride, stubbornness, a yearning for adventure, or just a reckless disregard of reality? - Stan Turner
We have not given science too big a place in our education, but we have made a perilous mistake in giving it too great a preponderance in method in every other branch of study. - Woodrow Wilson
The only thing worse than a perilous adventure is a boring one. - Lemony Snicket
It is always perilous to suppose that the past is over and done with or that it can ever safely be disconnected from the pressing concerns of the present. - Christopher Kelly
The same that oft-times hath charm'd magic casements, opening on the foam of perilous seas, in fairy lands forlorn. - John Keats
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