Quotes: danger

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  • Jean Paul
    Jean Paul
    German poet (ps. of Johann P.F. Richter) 1763-1825
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    A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterwards.
  • Pierre Corneille
    Pierre Corneille
    French playwright 1606-1684
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    A Victory without danger is a triumph without glory.
  • Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
    Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
    French politician anarchist, economist and sociologist 1809-1865
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    A common danger tends to concord. Communism is the exploitation of the strong by the weak. In Communism, inequality comes from placing mediocrity on a level with excellence.
  • Euripides
    Euripides
    Greek tragedian and poet 480-406 BC
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    A coward turns away, but a brave man's choice is danger.
  • A nation is not in danger of financial disaster merely because it owes itself money.
  • Ching I
    Ching I
    Ancient Chinese text
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    A person in danger should not try to escape at one stroke. He should first calmly hold his own, then be satisfied with small gains, which will come by creative adaptations.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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    A person's fears are lighter when the danger is at hand.
  • Vince Lombardi
    Vince Lombardi
    American football player 1913-1970
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    A school without football is in danger of deteriorating into a medieval study hall.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    A strict observance of the written laws is doubtless one of the high virtues of a good citizen, but it is not the highest. The laws of necessity, of self-preservation, of saving our country when in danger, are of higher obligation.
  • Sir Philip Sidney
    Sir Philip Sidney
    British Author, Courtier 1554-1586
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    A true knight is fuller of bravery in the midst, than in the beginning of danger.
  • Cyril Connolly
    Cyril Connolly
    British criticus 1903-1974
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    A writer is in danger of allowing his talent to dull who lets more than a year go past without finding himself in his rightful place of composition, the small single unluxurious ''retreat'' of the twentieth century, the hotel bedroom.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    As soon as there is life there is danger.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    As soon as there is life there is danger.
  • Akhenaton
    Akhenaton
    Egyptian King, Monotheist BC -~1375
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    As the ostrich when pursued hideth his head, but forgetteth his body; so the fears of a coward expose him to danger.
  • Helen Keller
    Helen Keller
    American writer 1880-1968
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    Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.
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