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Always Arising

Whatever the immediate gains and losses, the dangers to our safety arising from political suppression are always greater than the dangers to the safety resulting from political freedom. Suppression is always foolish. Freedom is always wise.

- Alexander Meiklejohn

Face How

How great are the dangers I face to win a good name in Athens.

- Alexander the Great

Love Lucky

I just feel we are extremely lucky that when we wake up, we get to go to work and do something we love. Honestly, we can't call it work. We're living the dream, really. If you start thinking about the dangers too much, it's time to stop.

- Allan McNish

Thought Benefits

We don't like what we don't know or understand. Parents don't like the thought of their kids embracing social media because they don't fully understand the benefits and dangers.

- Amy Jo Martin

Perfect We Cannot

We know no one is perfect, but what we cannot tolerate, what we will never accept, is a person or company that knows dangers exists and says nothing - literally, silence can kill.

- Anthony Foxx

Wait Nearly

It's a problem for him because he's got - like Edward VII had - nearly all his lifetime to wait until he becomes Monarch. What is he going to do with it? So he wants to do something positive but he always courts those dangers.

- Anthony Holden

Effort Prominent

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

Independent Stigma

Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the dangers of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of 'crackpot' than the stigma of conformity. And on issues that seem important to you, stand up and be counted at any cost.

- Chauncey Depew

Love Very

Ted Geisel was trying to make a statement about awareness and personal responsibility. He was very clear about that. But the ideas and themes in 'The Lorax' go beyond a love of trees. It's also a story about the dangers of greed and the power of redemption. That's what makes it a timeless tale.

- Chris Meledandri

Desperate Timid

Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the dangers that imperil the brave.

- Christian Nestell Bovee

Sure Enhancing

We need to make sure parents and coaches are aware of the dangers an on the look-out for the warning signs. Performance enhancing drugs are too damaging to young people for parents and coaches to not be involved.

- Chuck Grassley

I Think Sequels

We all know the dangers of sequels. Lightning doesn't strike twice in the same place too often, and I think you've got to move beyond it, go the extra mile and have the courage not to just repeat the first one.

- Colin Firth

Happy Midst

I was happy in the midst of dangers and inconveniences.

- Daniel Boone

Big Complexity

I believe human beings mark a threshold in the development of the planet, of course, but it is only part of the picture. What Big History can do is show us the nature of our complexity and fragility and the dangers that face us, but it can also show us our power, with collective learning.

- David Christian

Principle Almost

Humans are remarkable: the first species in almost four billion years of life on earth that dominates the biosphere. This gives us the power, in principle, to build societies in which everyone flourishes. But it also creates great dangers because it is not clear that we really understand how to use our potentially devastating powers.

- David Christian

Death Standing

We cannot banish dangers, but we can banish fears. We must not demean life by standing in awe of death.

- David Sarnoff

Young New People

A move to a different town or school gives us new places to explore, new people to meet; a lost pet means we have to organize a careful search; baby-sitting requires looking out for dangers a young child can't foresee; a car crash or fire demands that we get help immediately.

- Jim Murphy

Over Incoming

Individual scientists like myself - and many more conspicuous - pointed to the dangers of radioactive fallout over Canada if we were to launch nuclear weapons to intercept incoming bombers.

- John Charles Polanyi

Beauty Sure

Beauty, like ice, our footing does betray; Who can tread sure on the smooth, slippery way: Pleased with the surface, we glide swiftly on, And see the dangers that we cannot shun.

- John Dryden

Obstacles Personal

A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures - and that is the basis of all human morality.

- John F. Kennedy

American Obama

Since taking office, President Obama has worked to restore a positive vision of American leadership in the world - leadership defined, not by the threats and dangers that we will oppose, but by the security, opportunity and dignity that America advances in partnership with people around the world.

- John O. Brennan

Broken Very

My own will and desires were now very much broken, and my heart was with much earnestness turned to the Lord, to whom alone I looked for help in the dangers before me.

- John Woolman

Will Successfully

We face paired dangers. The first is that our networks are successfully attacked. The second is that our fear of attack will cause us to destroy what makes the Internet special.

- Jonathan Zittrain


It was under a solemn consciousness of the dangers from ecclesiastical ambition, the bigotry of spiritual pride, and the intolerance of sects... that is was deemed advisable to exclude from the national government all power to act upon the subject.

- Joseph Story

Birth Give

Great dangers give birth to great resolutions.

- Auguste Escoffier

New Sensation

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

- Ayrton Senna

Saved Needed

Firefighters go where they're needed, sometimes ignoring the dangers even when no one is inside a burning building to be saved.

- Bill Dedman

Door Here

We must renew our efforts to keep our communities safe, from the dangers of terrorists from foreign lands and from common criminals here at home. Let no criminal believe that tough fiscal times will yield an open cell door and a ticket to freedom.

- Bill Owens

Like Nail

If you want to change your hair colour or your nail colour or things like that its fine, but you have to realize the dangers and repercussions of surgery.

- Heidi Montag

Been Idea

The velocity and knee-jerk response to events happening in real time that television brings us precludes any kind of reflection or contemplation and therefore analysis. And that's been one of the greatest political dangers in the post-war era. The idea of the reasoned, thoughtful response goes out of the window.

- Bill Viola

Every Day Almost

Well, I enjoy sharing in the dangers that we ask our men and women in uniform to share in almost every day.

- Hugh Shelton

Thrill Perfectly

I jump out of perfectly good airplanes, and it's a great thrill and it allows me to share in the dangers that our great men and women in uniform share in on a regular basis.

- Hugh Shelton

More Achievements

Yet, our achievements also mask many continuing failings and seem to expose more future dangers.

- Hun Sen

Big About

I have warned many times about the guaranteed dangers of betting with your heart instead of your head - big darkness, soon come - but every once in a while you get a fair chance to have it both ways, and the annual NCAA basketball Tournament is one of them.

- Hunter S. Thompson

Snake Poisoning

You can't talk of the dangers of snake poisoning and not mention snakes.

- C. Everett Koop

New Before

The dangers of not thinking clearly are much greater now than ever before. It's not that there's something new in our way of thinking - it's that credulous and confused thinking can be much more lethal in ways it was never before.

- Carl Sagan

Russian Were

By the winter of 1945-1946, the Russian peoples were being warned of the dangers from the West.

- Carroll Quigley

Want Reader

I want the reader to be in the shoes of everyday people who are facing incredible dangers and wonder if they would make the same choices.

- Jeff Abbott

Away We Cannot

We are willing enough to praise freedom when she is safely tucked away in the past and cannot be a nuisance. In the present, amidst dangers whose outcome we cannot foresee, we get nervous about her, and admit censorship.

- E. M. Forster

Here Which

Here, in Cork district, you have in combination all the dangers which war can inflict.

- Eamon de Valera

Very About

There is something about building up a comradeship - that I still believe is the greatest of all feats - and sharing in the dangers with your company of peers. It's the intense effort, the giving of everything you've got. It's really a very pleasant sensation.

- Edmund Hillary

Love Woman

I know the dangers and the seductions of the Middle East. It is part of my identity. I grew up among a people who routinely referred to the creation of the State of Israel as the Nakba - the catastrophe. And yet I fell in love with and married a Jewish American woman, the only daughter of two Holocaust survivors, both Jewish Austrians.

- Kai Bird

Death Monarchs

Monarchs ought to put to death the authors and instigators of war, as their sworn enemies and as dangers to their states.

- Elizabeth I

Against I Think

I think there are real dangers to escalating military conflict with ISIS, and we need to be aware of them. But at the same time, you have to understand, you know, that this whole thing started with Bashar al-Assad and how he is the one who continued to escalate against the people of Syria who were trying to get democratic reform.

- Keith Ellison

Soul About

It took a lot to understand that the interest in both writing a story and reading it is not in the objective dangers someone takes. You don't have to fight snakes or wake up in a strange apartment to have a story; it's about what goes on inside your mind and soul.

- Etgar Keret

Been Having

I have sometimes been haunted with the idea that it was an imperative duty, knowing what I know, and having seen what I have seen, to do all that lies in my power to show the dangers and the evils of this frightful institution.

- Fanny Kemble

Need Proliferation

Above all else, we need a reaffirmation of political commitment at the highest levels to reducing the dangers that arise both from existing nuclear weapons and from further proliferation.

- Kofi Annan

Away Atmosphere

Healthy forests and wetlands stand sentry against the dangers of climate change, absorbing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and locking it away in plants, root systems and soil.

- Frances Beinecke

Reasoning Foods

Making the leap from Monsanto's business practices - whatever you may think of them - to the 'dangers' of GM foods is a mistake in logical reasoning. It is akin to saying landscape paintings are potentially evil because the painter was a serial killer.

- Kyle Hill


The dangers of a concentration of all power in the general government of a confederacy so vast as ours are too obvious to be disregarded.

- Franklin Pierce

Been Global

The biologists have essentially been pushed aside. Al Gore's just an opportunist. The person who is really responsible for this overestimate of global warming is Jim Hansen. He consistently exaggerates all the dangers.

- Freeman Dyson

Executive Fathers

Loyalty of the law-making power to the executive power was one of the dangers the political fathers foretold.

- Garet Garrett

Wealth Obsessed

The Puritans were obsessed with the dangers of wealth.

- Leland Ryken

Learn Within

Learning carries within itself certain dangers because out of necessity one has to learn from one's enemies.

- Leon Trotsky

Enemy Regiment

I appeal to you as a soldier to spare me the humiliation of seeing my regiment march to meet the enemy and I not share its dangers.

- George Armstrong Custer

Bigger Chief

The chief thing is to make children feel good about themselves. They want to step into the shoes of a hero who is bigger and stronger, to face tremendous dangers and come home safely for tea.

- Geraldine McCaughrean

Liberty Insidious

The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in the insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well meaning but without understanding.

- Louis D. Brandeis

Hollywood Typed

One of the biggest dangers in Hollywood is becoming typed.

- Luise Rainer

Disease Insect

Not enough people know what Lyme disease is and the dangers of being bitten by an insect.

- Gigi Hadid

Over Infectious

As a physician for over 30 years, I am well aware of the dangers infectious diseases pose.

- Phil Gingrey

Why Surfing

Internet safety begins at home and that is why my legislation would require the Federal Trade Commission to design and publish a unique website to serve as a clearinghouse and resource for parents, teachers and children for information on the dangers of surfing the Internet.

- Mike Fitzpatrick

Access Against

The best defense against these people is to educate parents and children of the dangers that come along with the Internet and by limiting access to certain sites during the school day.

- Mike Fitzpatrick

Courage Let Us

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them.

- Rabindranath Tagore


Nuclear proliferation - the proliferation of WMDs altogether - is one of the greatest dangers of our time.

- Timothy Garton Ash

Change Want

The main dangers in this life are the people who want to change everything... or nothing.

- Nancy Astor

Study Cut

For thousands and thousands of American kids, libraries are the only safe place they can find to study, a haven free from the dangers of street or the numbing temptations of television. As schools cut back services, the library looms even more important to countless children.

- Scott Turow

New Like

New technologies can be used for destructive purposes. The answer is to develop rapid-response systems for new dangers like a bioterrorist creating a new biological virus.

- Ray Kurzweil

Been Hoped

Nantucket's English settlers, who first disembarked on the island in 1659, had been mindful of the sea's dangers. They had hoped to earn their livelihoods not as fishermen but as farmers and shepherds on this grassy isle dotted with ponds, where no wolves preyed.

- Nathaniel Philbrick

Boat Aware

The feminists who are aware of the effects of patriarchy realize that we are all in the same boat from the dangers of patriarchy, and that the oppression of women is universal.

- Nawal El Saadawi

Crowd Accessible

There can be crowd issues everywhere in cycling. But it's a good thing for cycling that it's so accessible for spectators. That's why it's so popular - because fans can get close to the road and the race. But you also have to be aware of the dangers.

- Marianne Vos

Inaction Take

Whatever the dangers of the action we take, the dangers of inaction are far, far greater.

- Tony Blair

Think I Think

I think if you're impregnated with good literature, with good culture, you're much more difficult to manipulate, and you're much more aware of the dangers that powers represent.

- Mario Vargas Llosa

Bring More

Dangers bring fears, and fears more dangers bring.

- Richard Baxter

Lawyers Some

How is it that, in the face of overwhelming scientific evidence, there are still some who would deny the dangers of climate change? Not surprisingly, the loudest voices are not scientific, and it is remarkable how many economists, lawyers, journalists and politicians set themselves up as experts on the science.

- Nicholas Stern

Hospitals Critical

While Hurricane Katrina demonstrated the dangers of failing to evacuate hospitals from the path of a storm, Hurricane Gustav demonstrated that moving thousands of sick people has its own risks. Gustav also highlighted a critical vulnerability of American hospitals - an inability to withstand prolonged blackouts.

- Sheri Fink

Veterans Pakistan

The dangers of an Afghan collapse are many: Afghan deaths, a loss of American prestige, a loss of NATO prestige, a moral blow to U.S. troops and veterans, a Taliban resurgence, huge setbacks for women, and greater power for Pakistan and Pakistani extremists.

- Richard Engel

Ahead Happen

As a science-fiction writer, I feel my responsibility is to look ahead and see the dangers of what might happen and try to warn people of the potential pitfalls.

- Nick Sagan

Will Formidable

Humanity will... be confronted with dangers of unprecedented character unless, in due time, measures can be taken to forestall a disastrous competition in such formidable armaments and to establish an international control of the manufacture and use of the powerful materials.

- Niels Bohr

Through Lightning

Many injuries and deaths can be prevented through an understanding of the dangers of power lines, electrical appliances, extension cords, and lightning.

- Richard Neal

Gun Sordid

Understanding the long, sordid history of gun control in America is key to understanding the dangers of disarming.

- Niger Innis

Rising Assessed

Issues relating to global health and sustainability must stay high on the agenda if we are to cope with an ageing and ever-increasing population, with growing pressure on resources, and with rising global temperatures. The risks and dangers need to be assessed and then confronted.

- Martin Rees

Your Enormous

There are enormous dangers in thinking that the world online is the world as it exists, that what you get from your one stroke on the Internet is all there is to know.

- Ricky Jay

More Sociology

One of the key places where sociology should be used is in analyzing 'the world' of our times, so that we can be more discerning. To resist the dangers of the world, you have to recognize the distortions and seductions of the world.

- Os Guinness

Storm Reason

The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.

- Vincent Van Gogh

Trust Other

There is a measure needing courage to adopt and enforce it, which I believe to be of virtue sufficient to redeem the nation in this its darkest hour: one only; I know of no other to which we may rationally trust for relief from impending dangers without and within.

- Robert Dale Owen

Guns Tombstone

Statistics on the dangers guns pose to the health of their owners and those who live with them suggest that I'd be safer selling my guns than reserving them for 'Tombstone II.'

- Walter Kirn

Wanting Which

Many words are not wanting to show that the particular view of each court occasioned the dangers which affected the public tranquillity; yet the whole is charged to my account. Nor is this sufficient.

- Robert Walpole

Fact Plane

In survey after survey, people report that the greatest dangers they face are, in this order: terrorist attack, plane crashes and nuclear accidents. This despite the fact that these three combined have killed fewer people in the past half-century than car accidents do in any given year.

- Will Self

Always Fascination

Freedom always deals with 'the possible'; this gives freedom its great flexibility, its fascination, and its dangers.

- Rollo May

World Disorder

Two dangers constantly threaten the world: order and disorder.

- Paul Valery

Constitution Thus

If slavery, limited as it yet is, now threatens to subvert the Constitution, how can we as wise and prudent statesmen, enlarge its boundaries and increase its influence, and thus increase already impending dangers?

- William H. Seward

Lie May

The anxiety of most parents in seeing their sons and daughters enlist does not lie only in the fear of the physical dangers they may encounter.

- William Lyon Mackenzie King

Hands Product

So many people know about the dangers of sunbeds but when you have a busy active lifestyle you need a product that you can use quickly and doesn't streak or leave you with orange hands.

- Peter Andre

Always Letting

There are always great dangers in letting the best be the enemy of the good.

- Roy Jenkins

Freedom Entails

Freedom of conscience entails more dangers than authority and despotism.

- Michel Foucault

City Bombs

The dangers of TATP bombs can be seen in the case of Matthew Rugo and Curtis Jetton, 21-year-old roommates in Texas City, Texas. They didn't have any bomb-making training and were manufacturing explosives in 2006 from concentrated bleach when their concoction blew up, killing Rugo and injuring Jetton.

- Peter L. Bergen

Immortality Maybe

There's a feeling of immortality you have in youth. You just don't see the dangers around you, or, if you do, maybe you're even excited by them.

- Michelle Forbes

I Think Least

For myself, I think that those who cultivate wisdom and believe themselves able to instruct their fellow-citizens as to their interests are least likely to become partisans of violence. They are too well aware that to violence attach enmities and dangers, whereas results as good may be obtained by persuasion safely and amicably.

- Xenophon