Danger Quotes

The defects of the mind are like the wounds of the body. Whatever care we take to heal them the scars ever remain, and there is always danger of their reopening

Fran┴ois de la Rochefoucauld

Out of this nettle, danger, we pluck this flower, safety.

William Shakespeare

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

A just fear of an imminent danger, though there be no blow given, is a lawful cause of war.

Sir Francis Bacon

Anarchy! Revolution, Justice, Screaming For Solutions, Forcing Changes, Risk, and Danger, Making Noise and Making Please!

Jonathan Larson

Of course I realized there was a measure of danger. Obviously I faced the possibility of not returning when I first considered going. Once faced and settled there really wasn't any good reason to refer to it again

Amelia Earhart

The man who in view of gain thinks of righteousness who in the view of danger is prepared to give up his life and who does not forget an old agreement however far back it extends - such a man may be reckoned a complete man.

Confucius

A nation is not in danger of financial disaster merely because it owes itself money.

Andrew William Mellon

Then he saw also that it matters little what profession, whether of religion or irreligion, a man may make, provided only he follows it out with charitable inconsistency, and without insisting on it to the bitter end. It is in the uncompromisingness with which dogma is held and not in the dogma or want of dogma that the danger lies.

Samuel Butler

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!

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greater the fear the nearer the danger

Danish Proverb

A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterwards.

Jean Paul Richter

The mere apprehension of a coming evil has put many into a situation of the utmost danger.

Lucan

You are permitted in time of great danger to walk with the devil until you have crossed the bridge.

Bulgarian Proverb

If you define cowardice as running away at the first sign of danger, screaming and tripping and begging for mercy, then yes, Mr. Brave man, I guess I'm a coward.

Jack Handy

Anger is only one letter short of danger

Unknown

Danger past, God forgotten.

Proverb

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.

Raymond G. Swing

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

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

The little word is has its tragedies; it marries and identifies different things with the greatest innocence; and yet no two are ever identical, and if therein lies the charm of wedding them and calling them one, therein too lies the danger. Whenever I use the word is, except in sheer tautology, I deeply misuse it; and when I discover my error, the world seems to fall asunder and the members of my family no longer know one another.

George Santayana

We are getting into semantics again. If we use words, there is a very grave danger they will be misinterpreted.

Unknown

Delay always heeds danger.

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

The person who says "I'm not political" is in great danger.... Only the fittest will survive, and the fittest will be the ones who understand their office's politics.

Jean Hollands
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