Dangerous Quotes

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

Our interest's on the dangerous edge of things. The honest thief, the tender murderer, the superstitious atheist.

Robert Browning

Life is intrinsically, well, boring and dangerous at the same time. At any given moment the floor may open up. Of course, it almost never does; that's what makes it so boring.

Edward Gorey

Government is not reason, it is not eloquence. It is force, and like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.

George Washington

For the first time in the history of the world, every human being is now subjected to contact with dangerous chemicals, from the moment of conception until death.

Rachel Carson

The expansion and sophistication of transnational crime represents one of the most dangerous threats we confront in the next millennium.

Rand Beers

We are the most dangerous species of life on the planet, and every other species, even the earth itself, has cause to fear our power to exterminate. But we are also the only species which, when it chooses to do so, we'll go to great effort to save what it might destroy.

Wallace Stegner

Politics are almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times.

Winston Churchill

The three most dangerous things in the world are a programmer with a soldering iron, a hardware type with a program patch and a user with an idea.

Rick Cook

Only ideals are dangerous.

Edmund Cooper

Nothing is more dangerous than a dogmatic worldview - nothing more constraining, more blinding to innovation, more destructive of openness to novelty.

Stephen Jay Gould

The world is too dangerous for anything but truth and too small for anything but love.

William Sloane Coffin

Our most dangerous tendency is to expect too much of government, and at the same time do for it too little.

Warren Gamaliel Harding

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