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German poet (ps. of Johann P.F. Richter) 1763-1825+1
A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterwards.
French playwright 1606-1684+1
A Victory without danger is a triumph without glory.
French politician anarchist, economist and sociologist 1809-18650
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.
Greek tragedian and poet 480-406 BC0
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.
Ancient Chinese text0
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.
Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.0
A person's fears are lighter when the danger is at hand.
American football player 1913-19700
A school without football is in danger of deteriorating into a medieval study hall.
American statesman 1743-18260
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
British Author, Courtier 1554-15860
A true knight is fuller of bravery in the midst, than in the beginning of danger.
British criticus 1903-19740
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.
C. S. Lewis
Irish novelist and poet 1898-19630
And I say also this. I do not think the forest would be so bright, nor the water so warm, nor love so sweet, if there were no danger in the lakes.Source: Out of the Silent Planet (1938) Hyoi, p. 76
American actor, comedian, producer 1937-0
Any man today who returns from work, sinks into a chair, and calls for his pipe is a man with an appetite for danger.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-18820
As soon as there is life there is danger.
Egyptian King, Monotheist BC -~13750
As the ostrich when pursued hideth his head, but forgetteth his body; so the fears of a coward expose him to danger.