Danger Quotes

Richard M. Nixon

The man of thought who will not act is ineffective; the man of action who will not think is dangerous.

Simona Panova

And what if you try to kill me? Or worse: to kiss me?. Simona Panova
And what if you try to kill me? Or worse: to kiss me?

Mike L. Hopper

Some adventures should never be repeated.

Herman Wouk

When in danger or in doubt, run in circles, scream and shout.

W.B. Yeats

(I) only write it now because I have grown to believe that there is no dangerous idea, which does not become less dangerous when written out in sincere and careful English. ("The Adoration of The Magi")

Simona Panova

Oh, he did look like a deity – the perfect balance of danger and charm, he was at the same time fascinating and inaccessible, distant because of his demonstrated flawlessness, and possessing such strength of character that he was dismaying and at the same time utterly attractive in an enticing and forbidden way.

Simona Panova

Emotions don’t interfere in my acting, nor in my life.

Nick Santino

Last night I did things my mother told me not to with the people I shouldn't see in the places that I should not go..

Elizabeth Newton

Curiosity is called curiosity because of how curiously it can creep into people’s behavior no matter what dangers are around.

Susan Mallery

Love is very real and it's dangerous. People do crazy things in the name of love. Bad things. Love is powerful and shouldn't be played with.

Alessandra Torre

Lust is a dangerous thing. It can make you believe things that are not real. It can seduce your mind and lead it blindfolded to the cliff that will be its demise.

Simona Panova

Desires are what can most easily ruin us, lovely.

Daniel J. Rice

I often wonder what happened to those few I spent my youth in battle beside, those select individuals whom I was drawn to simply by coincidence, whom I joined forces with against an unknown future and a world so large that we depended upon each other because none of us knew a damn thing, and we were all so wise.

Sandra Cisneros

Seems like the world is spinning smooth without a bump or squeak except when love comes in. Then the whole machine just quits like a loud load of wash on imbalance-the buzzer singing to high heave, the danger light flashing.

Leo Tolstoy

I wanted movement and not a calm course of existence. I wanted excitement and danger and the chance to sacrifice myself for my love.

Derek Landy

Still, he figured, sometimes you've got to do what you've got to do, and then sometimes you've just got to run like hell after it's done.

François De La Rochefoucauld

One cannot answer for his courage when he has never been in danger.

John F. Kennedy

The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word 'crisis.' One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger-but recognize the opportunity.

Ilyas Kassam

Logic in all its infinite potential, is the most dangerous of vices. For one can always find some form of logic to justify his action, and rest comfortably in the assurance, that what he did abides by reason. That is why, for us brittle beings, Intention is the only true weapon of peace.

Lynn Gardener

If it's any consolation, Princess, I think he's a supercilious, salacious sap."
"You've been reading the dictionary!"
"My only hope of comprehending your conversation, my petite sesquipedalian.

Robert Fanney

Zalos: 'The world is full of massive things in motion. Little creatures get hurt.

Anderson Cooper

Each child’s story is worthy of telling. There shouldn’t be a sliding scale of death. The weight of it is crushing.

Benedict Cumberbatch

I drive a motorbike, so there is the whiff of the grim reaper round every corner, especially in London.

Erin Bow

Your shadow is bought and paid for, and your death will not remit that payment. You can go shadowless into the shadowless world, and your death will only be one last dark thing on my long dark road. It will hurt me but I do not care. It is all but over.

Tahir Shah

I was no longer troubled when he pulled out a machete in a crowded bar, tried to pick up schoolgirls, or threatened to scalp us, then rip off our heads and scoop out our brains.

Daina Chaviano

A certain wise man once said that God didn't play dice with the universe, but that man was wrong. Sometimes I think He must even try Russian roulette.

Sarah Ockler

This boy wore the ocean in his eyes, green-gray-blue, ever shifting, and I recognized him immediately. Knew before he said another word that he was as dangerous as he was beautiful.

Cathy East Dubowski

How dare you open a spaceman's helmet on an uncharted planet? My eyeballs could've been sucked from their sockets!

Terry Pratchett

You're not going to tell me they built fifty-foot-high killer golems, are you?"

"Only a man would think of that.

It's our job," said Moist. "If you don't think of fifty-foot-high killer golems first, someone else will.

Langston Hughes

Cheap little rhymes
A cheap little tune
Are sometimes as dangerous
As a sliver of the moon.

Nenia Campbell

Knowledge is a rope, and you're weaving a noose out of it. Leave some slack for the enemy.

Robert A. Heinlein

Almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creed into law if it acquires the political power to do so.

George Chapman

Danger, the spur of all great minds.

Scott Hutchins

She wants another spin on the wheel of fortune? This was always my problem with her: I could never tell the difference between the feeling of love and the feeling of danger.

Emily Thorne

In a race between danger and indecision, the difference between life and death comes down to confidence. Faith in our abilities, certainty in ourselves and the trust we put in others.

Scott Tracey

Library. It's where we lock up all those books before they start giving kids ideas," I said solemnly. "Very dangerous place to be.

Auliq Ice

Be careful when getting what you exactly need in life.

Robert G. Ingersoll

In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous.

Douglas Adams

Could be. I’m a pretty dangerous dude when I’m cornered.”
“Yeah,” said the voice from under the table, “you go to pieces so fast people get hit by the shrapnel.

Sara Sheridan

A chap’s impending death has a way of focusing the mind.

Tahir Shah

The inertia of a jungle village is a dangerous thing. Before you know it your whole life has slipped by and you are still waiting there.

George Bernard Shaw

There is always danger for those who are afraid.

Arthur C. Clarke

["The Devil in the Dark"] impressed me because it presented the idea, unusual in science fiction then and now, that something weird, and even dangerous, need not be malevolent. That is a lesson that many of today's politicians have yet to learn.

Kelli Jae Baeli

These thrill seeker people doing extreme sports...they have a hideous accident, go through agonizing recovery, and then go back to that activity that nearly killed them...that's not facing your fear, that's embracing your stupidity.

Maggie Stiefvater

The walls of the arch are covered with blood-red jellies that wink and glisten at me by the light of the moon. My father told me they were completely harmless. I don't believe him. Nothing is completely harmless.

Reif Larsen

One cannot spend one's entire life running into bathrooms when danger calls!

Edward Abbey

To the question: Wilderness, who needs it? Doc would say: Because we like the taste of freedom, comrades. Because we like the smell of danger. But, thought Hayduke, what about the smell of fear, Dad?

Toba Beta

Nuclear is clear so near to fear and tear.

C.S. Friedman

All about us were people. Perhaps a hundred. Men. Experience had taught me that humans were cruelest when segregated by sex, and the cold feeling in the pit of my stomach became led. What had I let myself in for?

Solange Nicole

A dangerous and treacherous path is only worth it when the desire to have courage outweighs the driving need to get to the other side.

Lity Munshi

fear is not event.
it is feelings.one
way to delete it by drawing
another long line beside it and cross

Victoria Aveyard

They don't know the meaning of danger or fear or pain. It's only their pride that can be truly hurt.

Franz Kafka

I only fear danger where I want to fear it.

Tom Clancy

Danger confronted properly is not something a man must fear.

Will Smith

Danger is real, fear is a choice

Deepti Menon

In a while, her eyes felt leaden and she felt sleep overpower her, even as she fought to keep her eyes open. In vain, I tried to churn within her, a little nugget of fear, trying desperately to warn her of impending danger.

Lois Lowry

It was harder for the ones who were waiting, Annemarie knew. Less danger, perhaps, but more fear.

Lois Lowry

Dangers were no more than odd imaginings, like ghost stories that children made up to frighten one another: things that couldn't possibly happen.


For there are two reasons why human beings face danger calmly: they may have no experience of it, or they may have means to deal with it: thus when in danger at sea people may feel confident about what will happen either because they have no experience of bad weather, or because their experience gives them the means of dealing with it.

Nenia Campbell

Such a dark green, his eyes. They reminded her of the forest, of all the dangers lying dormant behind that verdant cloak of leaves.

Enock Maregesi

Mtu aliyepoteza kila kitu katika maisha yake ana uwezo wa kufanya chochote.

Enock Maregesi

Mtu aliyepoteza kazi na mke na watoto wake kuuwawa kwa mfano, watu wanapaswa kuwa makini na yeye, ana uwezo wa kufanya chochote.

L. Frank Baum

True courage is in facing damger when you are afraid.

Khaled Hosseini

Her beauty was a weapon. A loaded gun, with the barrel pointed at her own head.

Elyne Mitchell

beauty such as theirs was something with which one lived joyously - racing with the wind, with storm and snow, dancing in the frost or among the golden wattles, galloping, galloping in the spring sun. Life might be dangerous, with beauty that was so difficult to hide, but life was always and ever had been very, very good


Many ancient (and contemporary) societies considered the sexually awakened female
as both auspicious and dangerous.

Nenia Campbell

Humanity is a cage, and our puritanical sensibilities comprise the bars. We are confined by our own reason and intellect, and yet most of us don't even know it.

Joe McGinniss Jr.

Chase asks her what time the appointment is booked for. Rachel says, "It's at 11:30 or midnight. He's supposed to call to confirm." She checks her cell. "But I want to be there early." she says.
"Just to be on the safe side."
"There isn't one, Rachel.

Weihui Zhou

Her life was like a burst of wild, flowing Chinese calligraphy, written under the influence of alcohol.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Love is not all about loving everything perfect, it is when someones corrosive nature is the only thing that glues you to them which you wished it were never there.

Nenia Campbell

Most creatures run when they sense danger. People grab a six-pack and a folding chair.

Fuyumi Ono

I'd rather be in danger with you than be safe without you.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Keep your innocence and ignorance aside, and expose yourself to dangerous situations, and understand the deeper secrets of life.

Margaret Atwood

The possibility of injury or death was a strong attraction: as the online world became more and more pre-edited and slicked up, and as even its so-called reality sites raised questions about authenticity in the minds of the viewers, the rough, unpolished physical world was taking on a mystic allure.

Alice Miller

Without realizing that the past is constantly determining their present actions, they avoid learning anything about their history. They continue to live in their repressed childhood situation, ignoring the fact that is no longer exists, continuing to fear and avoid dangers that, although once real, have not been real for a long time.

Nnedi Okorafor

There will be danger; some of you may not live to complete your lessons. It's a risk you take. This world is bigger than you and it will go on, regardless.

Neil Gaiman

There's never been a true war that wasn't fought between two sets of people who were certain they were in the right. The really dangerous people believe they are doing whatever they are doing solely and only because it is without question the right thing to do. And that is what makes them dangerous.

Anne Fortier

We are now left to choose between danger and regret, neither of which can restore the lives we have lost.

William E. Peterson

You haven't lived a full life until you have been in a very tough situation when you thought you were going to die. War does that to you.

Sun Tzu

There are five dangerous faults which may affect a general:
(1) Recklessness, which leads to destruction;
(2) cowardice, which leads to capture;
(3) a hasty temper, which can be provoked by insults;
(4) a delicacy of honor which is sensitive to shame;
(5) over-solicitude for his men, which exposes him to worry and trouble.

Amit Kalantri

We don't like security rules and laws, but without them men will be animals, perhaps the most dangerous animals.

Amit Kalantri

The most dangerous irony is, people are angry with others because of their own incompetence.

Elizabeth Kostova

As a historian, I have learned that, in fact, not everyone who reaches back into history can survive it. And it is not only reaching back that endangers us; sometimes history itself reaches inexorably forward for us with its shadowy claws.

Elizabeth Kostova

It was not the brutality of what occurred next that changed my mind and brought home to me the full meaning of fear. It was the brilliance of it.

Philippa Gregory

Any woman who dares to make her own destiny will always put herself in danger.

Rabindranath Tagore

Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers,
but to be fearless in facing them.

Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but
for the heart to conquer it.

Justin K. McFarlane Beau

Greed is mistaken nobility. Instead of robbing all the pain and hardship from people's lives and rescuing them from danger, greed robs provisions from providers.

Madeleine L'Engle

As long as we know what it's about, then we can have the courage to go wherever we are asked to go, even if we fear that the road may take us through danger and pain.

Arthur C. Clarke

He had sometimes wondered if the real reason why men sought danger was that only thus could they find the companionship and solidarity which they unconsciously craved.

Elysse Poetis

- I believe in unlimited discovery and achievement.

- I believe that dreams can become reality.

- I believe in true love.

- I believe in kindness and intelligence.

- I trust life, regardless.

Sequence Kye Kenneth Young

I walk this road of flames and danger alone. To see the ocean of dreams. And drink from its endless freedom that flows though our vein's to be someone/something much more than human.

Scarlett Thomas

Most people would look at an animal in a cage and instinctively feel that it should be set free. . . . It's a dangerous world out there, filled with predators. . . . What would you prefer? A comfortable, safe, warm, cosy life in a cage, or an uncertain life of freedom.

Mitch Albom

Things change when you're not in danger anymore.

Nicole Kiefer

I won’t do anything Sara; this is not me trying to get into your pants, or to rekindle what we had. This is just me concerned over a friend I know for a long time and don’t want to lose to a crazed lunatic.

Maya Bode

Taylor,” Nathan said, “Why didn’t you take the rest of us?”
“I didn’t want to put you in danger,” she said.
“Gee, thanks,” I said.
“Hey, I brought Jayden, remember? He insisted on bringing you.”
“Gee, thanks,” Jayden crossed his arms and frowned.

Paul Murray

Their faith in him is at once touching and alarming - their trust that they are safe simply because he's with them, as if an adult presence warded of all possible threat, emanated an unbreachable forcefield.

Scott Thompson

My parents won’t let me have a motorcycle, but they give me all the guns I want. I asked them for a motorcycle last Christmas and they told me I’d only kill myself. They got me this twelve-gauge instead.

Saul Bellow

In every community there is a class of people profoundly dangerous to the rest. I don't mean the criminals. For them we have punitive sanctions. I mean the leaders. Invariably the most dangerous people seek the power. While in the parlors of indignation the right-thinking citizen brings his heart to a boil. (p. 51)

Daniel Hecht

Only when you are dangerous are you truly equal to the world.

Dominic Tomasi

Crystal then read the red sticker out loud, "Dangerous, do not open." We both stared at each other for a moment. I was trying to figure out why a dumb book about power was dangerous

Aisha Mirza

Power and control are more dangerous than any weapons.

Paul Bamikole

Democrasy comes into grave danger when truth is no longer spoken to power.

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