Danger Quotes

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


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


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

Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.

Helen Keller

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.


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

A school without football is in danger of deteriorating into a medieval study hall.

Vince Lombardi

The house of danger is built upon the borders of safety

Arabian Proverb

Out of this nettle - danger - we pluck this flower - safety

William Shakespeare
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