Danger Quotes

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

Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

When we have gold we are in fear, when we have none we are in danger.

English Proverb

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.

I Ching

To conquer without danger is to conquer without glory.

Pierre Corneille

Danger, the spur of all great minds.

George Chapman

Fear of danger is ten thousand times more terrifying than danger itself.

Daniel Defoe

The path is smooth that leadeth on to danger.

William Shakespeare

The person who runs away exposes himself to that very danger more than a person who sits quietly.

Jawaharlal Nehru

If we survive danger it steels our courage more than anything else.

Reinhold Niebuhr

We triumph without glory when we conquer without danger.


There is danger when a man throws his tongue into high gear before he gets his brain a-going.

C. C. Phelps

Do not stand in a place of danger trusting in miracles.

Arabian Proverb

Between the great things we cannot do and the small things we will not do, the danger is that we shall do nothing.

Adolph Monod
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