Dangerous Quotes

The most dangerous aspect of present-day life is the dissolution of the feeling of individual responsibility. Mass solitude has done away with any difference between the internal and the external, between the intellectual and the physical.

Eugenio Montale

Terrorism is in good part an effect of government propaganda; it serves to deflect attention from governmental abuse toward a mostly imagined, highly dangerous outside enemy.

Mark Poster

The most dangerous untruths are truths slightly distorted.

Georg C. Lichtenberg

Diseases of the soul are more dangerous and more numerous than those of the body.


The ignorant classes are the dangerous classes.

Henry Ward Beecher

This shows that terrorists and terrorist group leaders in the end are caught whether dead or alive. The most dangerous and sophisticated terrorist organisation leader in the world being caught this way should be a lesson to everyone.

Turkish President Abdullah Gul

The passions possess a certain injustice and self interest which makes it dangerous to follow them, and in reality we should distrust them even when they appear most trustworthy.

Franšois de la Rochefoucauld

The use of military force against Iran would be very dangerous. It would be very provocative. The only thing worse would be Iran being a nuclear power.

Rudy Giuliani

Imaginative, sanguine men will never recognize that in negotiations the most dangerous moment of all is when everything is moving according to their wishes.

Honore de Balzac

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

Friedrich Nietzsche

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

All great ideas are dangerous.

Oscar Wilde

Considering how dangerous everything is, nothing is really very frightening.

Gertrude Stein

There is nobody who is not dangerous for someone.

Marquise De S├ęvign├ę

There's nothing more dangerous than a resourceful idiot.

Scott Adams

Princes and governments are far more dangerous than other elements within society.

Niccol˛ Machiavelli

Nothing is so dangerous as an ignorant friend.

Jean de La Fontaine

The most dangerous thing in the world is to try to leap a chasm in two jumps.

David Lloyd George

The most dangerous people are the ignorant.

Henry Ward Beecher

The most dangerous thing is illusion.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.

Oscar Wilde

The pursuit of beauty is much more dangerous nonsense than the pursuit of truth or goodness, because it affords a stronger temptation to the ego.

Northrop Frye

The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born-that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not. That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.

Warren G. Bennis

There is no subject on which more dangerous nonsense is talked and thought than marriage.

George Bernard Shaw

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