Danger Quotes

Read the best selected danger quotes by some famous people of their times. These quotes about danger will motivate and inspire you and you will be much wiser about the subject.


When the danger is past God is cheated. Italian Proverb
When danger approaches, sing to it. Arabian Proverb
Stay out of the road, if you want to grow old. Pink Floyd
Danger, the spur of all great minds. George Chapman
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. I Ching
Princes and governments are far more dangerous than other elements within society. Niccolo Machiavelli
As soon as there is life there is danger. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Actually, the streets are quite safe today, it's the people on them who aren't. Anonymous
Would you learn the secret of the sea? Only those who brave its dangers, comprehend its mystery! Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
To conquer without danger is to conquer without glory. Pierre Corneille
There is nobody who is not dangerous for someone. Marquise De STVignT
No one is worthy of a good home here or in heaven that is not willing to be in peril for a good cause. John Mason Brown
Don't play for safety -- it's the most dangerous thing in the world. Sir Hugh Walpole
A wreck on shore is a beacon at sea. Proverb
Yond Cassius has a lean and hungry look; He thinks too much; such men are dangerous. William Shakespeare
If we survive danger it steels our courage more than anything else. Reinhold Niebuhr
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies. Baltasar Gracian
Danger and delight grow on one stalk. Scottish Proverb
If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger? Thomas H. Huxley
No one that encounters prosperity does not also encounter danger. Heraclitus
I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them. Clara Barton
In time of danger it is proper to be alarmed until danger be near at hand; but when we perceive that danger is near, we should oppose it as if we were not afraid. Hitopadesa
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow. Aesop
Biggest profits mean gravest risks. Chinese Proverb
Every man is his own chief enemy. Anacharsis
Being on the tightrope is living; everything else is waiting. Karl Wallenda
We triumph without glory when we conquer without danger. Pierre Corneille
The most dangerous thing in the world is to try to leap a chasm in two jumps. David Lloyd George
Great perils have this beauty, that they bring to light the fraternity of strangers. Victor Hugo
We are confronted by a first danger, the destructiveness of applied atomic energy. And then we are confronted by a second danger, that we do not enough appreciate the first danger. Raymond G. Swing
The responses of human beings vary greatly under dangerous circumstances. The strong man advances boldly to meet them head on. The weak man grows agitated. But the superior man stands up to fate, endures resolutely in his inner certainty If ignorant both. I Ching
Let the fear of a danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger. Francis Quarles
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold. Helen Keller
Nothing is so dangerous as an ignorant friend. Jean De La Fontaine
However well organized the foundations of life may be, life must always be full of risks. Havelock Ellis
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never! Ralph Waldo Emerson
The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from life is to liver dangerously. Friedrich Nietzsche
It is better to meet danger than to wait for it. He that is on a lee shore, and foresees a hurricane, stands out to sea and encounters a storm to avoid a shipwreck. Charles Caleb Colton
The mere apprehension of a coming evil has put many into a situation of the utmost danger. F. L. Lucan
In this world there is always danger for those who are afraid of it. George Bernard Shaw
Wise people say nothing in dangerous times. John Selden
Danger past, God forgotten. Proverb
Nothing is so exhilarating in life as to be shot at with no result. Winston Churchill
One is not exposed to danger who, even when in safety is always on their guard. Publilius Syrus
Danger -- if you meet it promptly and without flinching -- you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never! Winston Churchill
Send danger from the east unto the west, so honor cross it from the north to south. William Shakespeare
The most dangerous people are the ignorant. Henry Ward Beecher
The wise man in the storm prays to God, not for safety from danger, but for deliverance from fear. Ralph Waldo Emerson
The most dangerous thing is illusion. Ralph Waldo Emerson
I destroy my enemy when I make him my friend. Abraham Lincoln
Out of this nettle, danger, we pluck this flower, safety. William Shakespeare
Constant exposure to dangers will breed contempt for them. Seneca
It is better to do thine own duty, however lacking in merit, than to do that of another, even though efficiently. It is better to die doing one's own duty, for to do the duty of another is fraught with danger. Bhagavad Gita
Between the anvil and the hammer. German Proverb
Those who'll play with cats must expect to be scratched. Miguel De Cervantes
Dangers bring fears, and fears more dangers bring. Richard Baxter
We cannot banish dangers, but we can banish fears. We must not demean life by standing in awe of death. David Sarnoff

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