Top 160 Danger Quotes

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“If the Supreme Court rules that rent control is an unconstitutional taking of property, it would put all sorts of zoning rules in danger.”

― Adam Cohen

“By definition, risk exposes businesses to danger.”

― Adena Friedman

“The danger is that if you have a bunch of ideas that you forget to use.”

― Adrian Lyne

“There is a danger of changing too much in the search for perfection.”

― Agnetha Faltskog

“The nation which can prefer disgrace to danger is prepared for a master and deserves one.”

― Alexander Hamilton

“The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.”

― Alfred Adler

“Doubt, indulged and cherished, is in danger of becoming denial; but if honest, and bent on thorough investigation, it may soon lead to full establishment of the truth.”

― Ambrose Bierce

“Americans have always understood the danger of mobs. They are always dangerous; they are always demonic.”

― Ann Coulter

“Israel has many hopes, and faces extreme dangers. The most prominent danger is Iran, which is making every effort to acquire nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles, and establishing an enormous terror network together with Syria in Lebanon.”

― Ariel Sharon

“The sense of danger is never, perhaps, so fully apprehended as when the danger has been overcome.”

― Arthur Helps

“My impression is the Trump administration is in imminent danger of violating the gunfighter’s credo, which is ‘Do not pick seven fights if you are carrying a six shooter.’”

― Austan Goolsbee

“The danger sensation is exciting. The challenge is to find new dangers.”

― Ayrton Senna

“To many American Jews, it is a truism that Barack Obama was the anti-Israel president. It was Mr. Obama who signed the Iran deal, which Israel portrayed as a mortal danger. It was Mr. Obama whose most contentious relationship with a foreign leader was with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.”

― Bari Weiss

“Let the fear of a danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger.”

― Benjamin Disraeli

“He that displays too often his wife and his wallet is in danger of having both of them borrowed.”

― Benjamin Franklin

“Danger is sauce for prayers.”

― Benjamin Franklin

“There’s a danger in Hollywood of becoming self-obsessed.”

― Beth Broderick

“Danger is cool.”

― Bryan Cranston

“A mind concerned about danger is a clouded mind. It’s paralyzing.”

― Buzz Aldrin

“You have to accept the fact that part of the sizzle of sex comes from the danger of sex. You can be overpowered.”

― Camille Paglia

“War is the province of danger.”

― Carl von Clausewitz

“Personal disintegration remains always an imminent danger.”

― Christopher Lasch

“The commission members themselves were never briefed on Able Danger.”

― Curt Weldon

“Able Danger consisted of approximately 20 direct individuals working for Special Forces in Tampa, Florida. The total amount of people working for Able Danger was 20.”

― Curt Weldon

“In this situation I was constantly exposed to danger and death.”

― Daniel Boone

“The greatest danger zone a president can be in is when he is being attacked on the left and the right.”

― Daniel Pfeiffer

“When I was little, I was obsessed with Roland Rat. I also loved Danger Mouse. Later on, when I got a bit older, I was obsessed with Ren & Stimpy, but Roland Rat and Danger Mouse, they were my guys. They were my team.”

― Daniel Rigby

“There is a danger in democracy itself.”

― Danny Kaye

“The danger with running for president is sooner or later some sound bite is going hit.”

― Darrell Hammond

“Crying wolf is a real danger.”

― David Attenborough

“Panic is a natural human response to danger, but it’s one that severely compounds the risk.”

― David Ignatius

“With Sean Penn, he wants to be surprised. He doesn’t necessarily want what he’s written, although we’ll do what he’s written. He likes the danger of acting.”

― David Morse

“We’re all Vanilla Ice. Look at Girl Talk and Danger Mouse. Look at William Burroughs, whose cut-up books antedate hip hop sampling by decades. Shakespeare remixed passages of Holinshed’s ‘Chronicles’ in ‘Henry VI.’ Tchaikovsky’s ‘1812 Overture’ embeds the French national anthem.”

― David Shields

“I don’t want to ever minimize the danger of working in a mine.”

― Denny Rehberg

“Before they deploy, they train for the specific operations, but there is a danger that the Army is not retaining the core of its full capabilities.”

― Des Browne

“I really swung between the extremes. From the danger of being ostracised by the society, I almost overnight found myself as virtually the darling of the millions.”

― Dimple Kapadia

“I have, indeed, no abhorrence of danger, except in its absolute effect – in terror.”

― Edgar Allan Poe

“The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts.”

― Edmund Burke

“Ahmed Tibi does not recognize the existence of the state of Israel, and letting him into the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee is a serious danger to its security.”

― Eli Yishai

“In liberating Iraq, we have rid the nation and the rest of the world from the danger of Saddam Hussein.”

― Elizabeth Dole

“With young people, there’s often that carelessness, allowing yourself to get into danger – recklessness, I suppose.”

― Emily Browning

“I live to feel myself in danger.”

― Eric Cantona

“The ordinary man with extraordinary power is the chief danger for mankind – not the fiend or the sadist.”

― Erich Fromm

“To a profound pessimist about life, being in danger is not depressing.”

― F. Scott Fitzgerald

“I do like a bit of danger. Guns, cars, running, bullets. I’m up for it.”

― Florence Pugh

“Let the fear of danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger.”

― Francis Quarles

“There is less danger in fearing too much than too little.”

― Francis Walsingham

“The proximity of a desirable thing tempts one to overindulgence. On that path lies danger.”

― Frank Herbert

“And so the danger for the housing industry is if we see interest rates rise.”

― Franklin Raines

“A couple of defeats, and you are gone – that’s the danger of World Cups.”

― Gary Lineker

“A prince who will not undergo the difficulty of understanding must undergo the danger of trusting.”

― George Savile

“The United States and our allies are determined: we refuse to live in the shadow of this ultimate danger.”

― George W. Bush

“There is not much danger of the smaller nations if the big nations will behave.”

― George William Norris

“My life would be in danger if I return to Mexico.”

― Gloria Trevi

“As an unmarried woman, I was thought to be a danger.”

― Grace Kelly

“I’m not opposed to putting myself in danger for meaningless comedy.”

― H. Jon Benjamin

“But it is well to remember that we are dealing with nations every one of which has a direct individual interest to serve, and there is grave danger in an unshared idealism.”

― Henry Cabot Lodge

“There is danger in reckless change, but greater danger in blind conservatism.”

― Henry George

“A sea setting us upon the ice has brought us close to danger.”

― Henry Hudson

“General Sherman looked upon journalists as a nuisance and a danger at headquarters and in the field, and acted toward them accordingly, then as throughout his great war career.”

― Henry Villard

“No one that encounters prosperity does not also encounter danger.”

― Heraclitus

“There’s action only if there is danger.”

― Howard Hawks

“Aspiration, it seems, is in danger of becoming the preserve of the wealthy.”

― Iain Duncan Smith

“We’re in danger of breaking our army and preventing our national leaders from having the flexibility to confront not just Iraq and Afghanistan, but crises around the globe.”

― Jack Reed

“The danger that may really threaten (crime fiction) is that soon there will be more writers than readers.”

― Jacques Barzun

“The European model is in danger if we obliterate the principle of personal responsibility.”

― Jacques Delors

“To act is to be committed, and to be committed is to be in danger.”

― James Baldwin

“There was never any danger of Business 2.0 ever going under.”

― James Daly

“In Republics, the great danger is, that the majority may not sufficiently respect the rights of the minority.”

― James Madison

“The person who runs away exposes himself to that very danger more than a person who sits quietly.”

― Jawaharlal Nehru

“I give the name violence to a boldness lying idle and enamored of danger.”

― Jean Genet

“Courage consists not in blindly overlooking danger, but in seeing it, and conquering it.”

― Jean Paul

“President Obama is in no danger of being judged by history as an eco-radical.”

― Jeff Goodell

“In 1795, I sent him another letter, telling him, that danger still stood before us, and that the truth of what I had written in 1792 was to be proved by 12 men.”

― Joanna Southcott

“I have been in danger of being drowned twice.”

― John Aubrey

“The danger in our system is that the general government, which represents the interests of the whole, may encroach on the states, which represent the peculiar and local interests, or that the latter may encroach on the former.”

― John C. Calhoun

“The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern: every class is unfit to govern.”

― John Dalberg-Acton

“The British soldiers serving in Afghanistan alongside Prince Harry were in exceptional danger until he was withdrawn.”

― John Eisenhower

“A defence in the Inquisition is of little use to the prisoner, for a suspicion only is deemed sufficient cause of condemnation, and the greater his wealth the greater his danger.”

― John Foxe

“McGovern is so far left that he is in danger of falling off the earth.”

― John G. Schmitz

“That so few now dare to be eccentric, marks the chief danger of the time.”

― John Stuart Mill

“As in all of biology, comparative studies showing differences among species are often helpful for a better understanding of the basic mechanisms; with all its advantages, there is a danger of clinging exclusively to one model organism.”

― John Tyler Bonner

“Isn’t there a danger with Tweeting, like drunk dialing? Isn’t there a drunk Tweeting danger?”

― Julianna Margulies

“The uncertainty of the danger belongs to the essence of terrorism.”

― Jurgen Habermas

“The state is in danger of falling into disrepute due to the evidence of its inadequate resources.”

― Jurgen Habermas

“As a writer, I think the greatest danger would be self-censorship.”

― Katie Kitamura

“An achilles, if it doesn’t heal right, there could be a danger of not playing again.”

― Kevin Pietersen

“We prefer self-government with danger to servitude in tranquility.”

― Kwame Nkrumah

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

― Laurence J. Peter

“I argued for a wartime moratorium on new visas and new immigrants because of the substantial danger of ISIS terrorists infiltrating our system.”

― Lawrence Kudlow

“The danger in media concentration comes not from the concentration, but instead from the feudalism that this concentration, tied to the change in copyright, produces.”

― Lawrence Lessig

“It’s one of the things I always do. I move faster onscreen. Creates a sense of danger.”

― Lee Marvin

“If we are to assume that North Korea becomes a nuclear-power state, of course the danger of having an all-out nuclear war, that possibility is very slim.”

― Lee Myung-bak

“Cloning represents a very clear, powerful, and immediate example in which we are in danger of turning procreation into manufacture.”

― Leon Kass

“Just as courage is the danger of life, so is fear its safeguard.”

― Leonardo da Vinci

“Many of our daydreams would darken into nightmares, were there a danger of their coming true!”

― Logan Pearsall Smith

“Privacy was in sufficient danger before TV appeared, and TV has given it its death blow.”

― Louis Kronenberger

“A person’s fears are lighter when the danger is at hand.”

― Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“We pacifists have not ceased to point to the grave danger of armaments and to insist on their curtailment.”

― Ludwig Quidde

“Armaments are necessary – or are maintained on the pretext of necessity – because of a real or an imagined danger of war.”

― Ludwig Quidde

“I’m really in no danger of being perceived as a famous movie actor!”

― Lyle Lovett

“The Federal Reserve – all of them – could be sitting on a barrel of dynamite, and then pouring gasoline on top of it, and then light a cigar with matches, throw the match into the gasoline, and then not notice that there is any danger.”

― Marc Faber

“’Danger Girl’ can be ridiculous, but sometimes it’s funny.”

― Megan Fox

“The danger with genre is playing genre instead of playing the honesty of what’s going on.”

― Melanie Scrofano

“So the danger of conservative judicial activism has been averted for another year. Stay tuned.”

― Michael Kinsley

“For the bourgeoisie, the main danger against which it had to be protected, that which had to be avoided at all costs, was armed uprising, was the armed people, was the workers taking to the streets in an assault against the government.”

― Michel Foucault

“I wrote the original Mike Hammer as a comic, Mike Danger.”

― Mickey Spillane

“There’s a danger in anything that is unfamiliar. That’s the world we live in.”

― Mike Patton

“There has to be an element of danger, or at least an element of intrigue, for a band to be interesting.”

― Mike Patton

“As for the company, I did all I could from the very outset of this affair to remove Yukos and its employees from danger.”

― Mikhail Khodorkovsky

“Human intelligence is a marvelous, subtle, and poorly understood phenomenon. There is no danger of duplicating it anytime soon.”

― Mitch Kapor

“Within orthodoxy, there is always a danger of faith collapsing into fear.”

― N. T. Wright

“To get overprotective about particular readings of the Bible is always in danger of idolatry.”

― N. T. Wright

“The understanding of Syria’s devastating civil war has been distorted by the immense danger and difficulty of covering it.”

― Nancy Gibbs

“Paul Krugman is a danger to society!”

― Nassim Nicholas Taleb

“Never was anything great achieved without danger.”

― Niccolo Machiavelli

“I wasn’t heroic because I was never in danger.”

― Nicholas Winton

“Constant and pervasive danger makes agile movement a high priority for all soldiers, whether they are assigned directly to combat or not.”

― Niki Tsongas

“The prescription for endless war poses a far greater danger to Americans than perceived enemies do, for reasons the terrorist organisations understand very well.”

― Noam Chomsky

“The Iranian government is undoubtedly a severe danger to its own population, but not beyond that.”

― Noam Chomsky

“There is a real danger of the United Kingdom breaking up. There is a loss of common identity.”

― Norman Davies

“We have to acknowledge peace is in danger and mankind still has not realised the priority to be given to world dialogue versus armed contradiction and bloodshed.”

― Nursultan Nazarbayev

“The greatest danger of bombs is in the explosion of stupidity that they provoke.”

― Octave Mirbeau

“Washington’s impulsive use of power is a danger to America and to the world.”

― Paul Craig Roberts

“Every fish in the ocean is in danger.”

― Paul Watson

“I believe we are in danger of being swamped by Asians.”

― Pauline Hanson

“The danger of having the military take over intelligence is that the military has a very different perspective on the world.”

― Pete Hoekstra

“The biggest danger of Hollywood becoming a purely corporate town resides in the creative process.”

― Peter Bart

“WikiLeaks presents a clear and present danger to the national security of the United States.”

― Peter T. King

“I had a depressed skull fracture. A few pieces of bone went in quite deep; that was the biggest danger.”

― Petr Cech

“The humble are in danger when those in power disagree.”

― Phaedrus

“The danger is not so much in the economic structure of a society but in its intellectual structure.”

― Philip Kaufman

“A true knight is fuller of bravery in the midst, than in the beginning of danger.”

― Philip Sidney

“Danger breeds best on too much confidence.”

― Pierre Corneille

“When the danger is great, one must not run away.”

― Pope Benedict XVI

“What’s missing from pop music is danger.”

― Prince

“One is not exposed to danger who, even when in safety is always on their guard.”

― Publilius Syrus

“No great art has ever been made without the artist having known danger.”

― Rainer Maria Rilke

“As soon as there is life there is danger.”

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“If we survive danger it steels our courage more than anything else.”

― Reinhold Niebuhr

“Undoubtedly, a democratic state without an alternative is a danger to democracy itself.”

― Reuven Rivlin

“President Bush is manufacturing a crisis by suggesting that Social Security is in imminent danger. It is not.”

― Richard Neal

“The danger in promiscuity is that it’s always barking at your heels.”

― Rick Springfield

“When you’re watching a documentary, the danger is to romanticize.”

― Ridley Scott

“The danger of the Web is that you can go from idea to public announcement in under ten minutes.”

― Seth Godin

“The combination of hatred and technology is the greatest danger threatening mankind.”

― Simon Wiesenthal

“As a lifelong practitioner of martial arts, I’m trained to remain calm in the face of adversity and danger.”

― Steven Seagal

“A world is in danger, this planet is in great danger!”

― Sun Ra

“I think music needs danger; it needs risk.”

― Taylor Momsen

“We don’t mind that we still have troops in Germany, or that we still have troops in Japan or Korea. But they are not in danger, and we know that they are in danger in Iraq.”

― Thelma Drake

“There was a danger that skeptics and opponents would misread those likelihood ratio tests as rejections of an entire class of models, which of course they were not.”

― Thomas J. Sargent

“Every good thing in the world stands on the razor-edge of danger.”

― Thornton Wilder

“Of course there is a danger of typecasting, and since ‘Jewel in the Crown’ appeared, I have had countless offers to play sadistic policemen and middle-class misfits.”

― Tim Pigott-Smith

“A school without football is in danger of deteriorating into a medieval study hall.”

― Vince Lombardi

“I like the edge of danger.”

― Vittorio Grigolo

“I mean, in general, the danger is from Oriental faiths and Islam.”

― Vladimir Zhirinovsky

“People that are orthodox when they are young are in danger of being middle-aged all their lives.”

― Walter Lippmann

“The actual danger is nothing, and the positive advantages very great.”

― William John Wills

“Courage – a perfect sensibility of the measure of danger, and a mental willingness to endure it.”

― William Tecumseh Sherman

“I do have a little danger in me, a little thrill-seeking part.”

― Zak Bagans
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