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  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    Learning without thought is labor lost. Thought without learning is perilous.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
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    A coward is one who in a perilous emergency thinks with his legs.
  • Lord Nelson
    Lord Nelson
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    I could not tread these perilous paths in safety, if I did not keep a saving sense of humor.
  • Hannah More
    Hannah More
    British Writer, Reformer, Philanthropist 1745-1833
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    Luxury! more perilous to youth than storms or quicksand, poverty or chains.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    Much of the modern resistance to chastity comes from men's belief that they ''own'' their bodies - those vast and perilous estates, pulsating with the energy that made the worlds, in which they find themselves without their consent and from which they are ejected at the pleasure of Another!
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
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    Reading, solitude, idleness, a soft and sedentary life, intercourse with women and young people, these are perilous paths for a young man, and these lead him constantly into danger.
  • Ouida
    Ouida
    English novelist, pseudonym of Maria Louise Ramé 1839-1908
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    The longest absence is less perilous to love than the terrible trials of incessant proximity.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    The sea, washing the equator and the poles, offers its perilous aid, and the power and empire that follow it... ''Beware of me,'' it says, ''but if you can hold me, I am the key to all the lands.''
  • Machiavelli
    Machiavelli
    Florentijns staatsphilosopher 1469-1527
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    There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.
  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
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    To act coolly, intelligently and prudently in perilous circumstances is the test of a man - and also a nation.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Canst thou not minister to a mind diseased, pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow, raze out the written troubles of the brain, and with some sweet oblivious antidote cleanse the fraught bosom of that perilous stuff which weighs upon the heart?
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
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    Coward: One who in a perilous emergency thinks with his legs.
    Source: The Devil's Dictionary
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