danger Quotes

I'm really in no danger of being perceived as a famous movie actor!
 
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— Lyle Lovett
And to think of this great country in danger of being dominated by people ignorant enough to take a few ancient Babylonian legends as the canons of modern culture. Our scientific men are paying for their failure to speak out earlier. There is no use now talking evolution to these people. Their ears are stuffed with Genesis.
 
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— Luther Burbank
Maybe there's less oppression growing up in a small village, and fewer rules, and less danger.
 
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— Luke Treadaway
The most serious dangers for American freedom and the American way of life do not come from without.
 
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— Ludwig von Mises
When distrust exists between governments, when there is a danger of war, they will not be willing to disarm even when logic indicates that disarmament would not affect military security at all.
 
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— Ludwig Quidde
Armaments are necessary - or are maintained on the pretext of necessity - because of a real or an imagined danger of war.
 
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— Ludwig Quidde
Let us assume that the ideal were reached; let us imagine a state of international life in which the danger of war no longer exists. Then no one would dare to demand a penny for obviously completely superfluous armaments.
 
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— Ludwig Quidde
We pacifists have not ceased to point to the grave danger of armaments and to insist on their curtailment.
 
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— Ludwig Quidde
It happened like this. I was stolen from an airport. Taken from everything I knew, everything I was used to. Taken to sand and heat, dirt and danger. And he expected me to love him. This is my story. A letter from nowhere.
 
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— Lucy Christopher
Look at a man in the midst of doubt & danger and you will learn in his hour of adversity what he really is.
 
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— Lucretius
... deprived of pain, and also deprived of danger, able to do what it wants, [Nature] does not need us, nor understands our deserts, and it cannot be angry.
 
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— Lucretius
I thank all of those deputies who supported the government and gave it a vote of confidence. I believe each of those votes represents a responsible decision to avoid placing our country's membership of the eurozone in danger.
 
— Lucas Papademos
The mere apprehension of a coming evil has put many into a situation of the utmost danger.
 
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— Lucan
Preconceived ideas are like searchlights which illumine the path of the experimenter and serve him as a guide to interrogate nature. They become a danger only if he transforms them into fixed ideas-this is why I should like to see these profound words inscribed on the threshold of all the temples of science: 'The greatest derangement of the mind is to believe in something because one wishes it to be so.'
 
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— Louis Pasteur
Privacy was in sufficient danger before TV appeared, and TV has given it its death blow.
 
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— Louis Kronenberger
In order to avoid contention, never contradict anyone, except in case of sin or some danger to a neighbor; and when necessary to contradict others, and to oppose your opinion to theirs, do it with so much mildness and tact, as not to appear to do violence to their mind, for nothing is ever gained by taking up things with excessive warmth and hastiness.
 
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— Louis IX of France
Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the Government's purposes are beneficent. Men born to freedom are naturally alert to repel invasion of their liberty by evil-minded rulers. The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in the insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well meaning but without understanding.
 
— Louis D. Brandeis
The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in the insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well meaning but without understanding.
 
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— Louis D. Brandeis
No danger flowing from speech can be deemed clear and present unless the incidence of the evil apprehended is so imminent that it may befall before there is an opportunity for full discussion. Only an emergency can justify repression.
 
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— Louis D. Brandeis
It is the members of this business elite . . . that pose the greatest danger to our American way of life. They are the ones who've bought and paid for members of both political parties. . . .
 
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— Lou Dobbs
The moment politics becomes dull, democracy is in danger.
 
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— Lord Hailsham
The best way to compel weak-minded people to adopt our opinion, is to frighten them from all others, by magnifying their danger.
 
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— Lord Chesterfield
The greatest dangers have their allurements, if the want of success is likely to be attended with a degree of glory. Middling dangers are horrid, when the loss of reputation is the inevitable consequence of ill success.
 
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— Lord Chesterfield
Fear manifested invites danger.
 
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— Lord Chesterfield
Let none think to fly the danger for soon or late love is his own avenger.
 
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— Lord Byron
The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern: every class is unfit to govern.
 
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— Lord Acton
Government by idea tends to take in everything, to make the whole of society obedient to the idea. Spaces not so governed are unconquered, beyond the border, unconverted, a future danger.
 
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— Lord Acton
How many of our daydreams would darken into nightmares if there seemed any danger of their coming true!
 
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— Logan Pearsall Smith
The danger to a free society is not the guns owned by the citizens but an unconstrained government.... An armed society is a self-governing society, just as a disarmed people are vulnerable to arbitrary power of every kind.
 
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— Llewellyn Rockwell
Every day we hear about the dangers of cancer, heart disease and AIDS. But how many of us realize that, in much of the world, the act of giving life to a child is still the biggest killer of women of child-bearing age?
 
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— Liya Kebede
Shared danger is the strongest of bonds; it will keep men united in spite of mutual dislike and suspicion.
 
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— Livy
The less there is of fear, the less there is of danger.
 
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— Livy
The worst violence we can do to each other often is psychological, especially in families. I dwell a lot on domestic danger. Thats the backdrop of most of my novels - what kind of damage is done without ever lifting a finger.
 
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— Lisa Unger
If the conquest of a great peak brings moments of exultation and bliss, which in the monotonous, materialistic existence of modern times nothing else can approach, it also presents great dangers. It is not the goal of "grand alpinisme' to face peril, but it is one of the tests one must undergo to deserve the joy of rising for an instant above the state of crawling grubs.
 
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— Lionel Terray
I was attracted to climbing mountains because of the physical dangers, but also the challenges, like 'mental fortitude, physical fortitude, judgement.' It's the intensity of the experience, at a sustained level. The experience is incredibly intense because it is so dangerous.
 
— Lincoln Hall
A vague uncritical idealism always lends itself to ridicule and too much of it might be a danger to mankind, leading it round in a futile wild-goose chase for imaginary ideals.
 
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— Lin Yutang
The society girl meets more dangers than the girl on the stage. There is more danger at a tango tea than in the theatre. The actor is less dangerous than the dancing master.
 
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— Lillian Russell
Reliable scientific knowledge is value free and has no moral or ethical value. Science tells us how the world is. ... Dangers and ethical issue arise only when science is applied as technology.
 
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— Lewis Wolpert
I am a member of a fragile species, still new to the earth, the youngest creatures of any scale, here only a few moments as evolutionary time is measured, a juvenile species, a child of a species. We are only tentatively set in place, error prone, at risk of fumbling, in real danger at the moment of leaving behind only a thin layer of of our fossils, radioactive at that.
 
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— Lewis Thomas
Our children will enjoy in their homes electrical energy too cheap to meter...will travel effortlessly over the seas and under them and through the air with a minimum of danger and at great speeds, and will experience a lifespan far longer than ours, as disease yields and man comes to understand what causes him to age.
 
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— Lewis Strauss