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Quotes of danger

  1. There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty. – John Adams
  2. To act is to be committed, and to be committed is to be in danger – James A. Baldwin
  3. The danger of what's happening right now in terms of using reconciliation is, the purpose of the Senate is going to be defeated. And that is to bring consensus to big issues in this country so that we have a reasoned and thoughtful approach and that the American public buys into it. – Tom Coburn
  4. The European model is in danger if we obliterate the principle of personal responsibility. – Jacques Delors
  5. If your mind is at work, we're in danger of reproducing another cliche. If we can keep our minds out of it and our thoughts out of it, maybe we'll come up with something original. – Peter Falk
  6. Everyone by now presumably knows about the danger of premature optimization. I think we should be just as worried about premature design- designing too early what a program should do. – Paul Graham
  7. It makes me proud, and it makes me scared. More than anything, I want to be an actor and I want to keep working, and I think there's a danger in being perceived as a poster boy for something. – Randy Harrison
  8. If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger – Thomas Huxley
  9. And the danger is- and it's happening- is we're seeing an incredibly big rise amongst young gay people, young heterosexual people as far as catching HIV, which is, you know, in an educated country like this or in Britain, it's frightening. – Elton John
  10. In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger I do not shrink from this responsibility- I welcome it. – John F. Kennedy
  11. To do anything truly worth doing, I must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger but jump in with gusto and scramble through as well as I can. – Og Mandino
  12. It is very difficult to get legislation passed. But then the danger always is that you have no power at all if you do not exercise constant power. – Major R. Owens
  13. The best way to avoid danger is to meet it plump. – Boyle Roche
  14. Courage- a perfect sensibility of the measure of danger and a mental willingness to endure it. – William Tecumseh Sherman
  15. If we cling to the institution of Islam, then we tend to defend it against whatever we see as a danger to it, so because of this we see now that many people are defending states, defending territories, defending everything institutional in the belief that they defend Islam. – Abdurrahman Wahid

Usage examples for danger

  1. Of course there's danger – Mabel's Mistake by Ann S. Stephens
  2. There are people who simply can't live without danger – Loyalties (Fifth Series Plays) by John Galsworthy Last Updated: February 10, 2009
  3. Do you know our danger – Antonina by Wilkie Collins
  4. Are we not in enough danger – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  5. But the man wouldn't be such a fool as to return into danger – The Green Mummy by Fergus Hume
  6. To think of you all in such danger – Polly and the Princess by Emma C. Dowd
  7. There should be no danger here, she said. – The Further Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard
  8. He didn't think of his own danger now. – Son of Power by Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost
  9. You need not tell me more, you must not- now; not until there is any danger – Mrs. Falchion, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009
  10. He came backe, being in danger – Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson by Peter Esprit Radisson
  11. Just there lay the danger – The Quaker Colonies A Chronicle of the Proprietors of the Delaware, Volume 8 in The Chronicles Of America Series by Sydney G. Fisher
  12. I had no right to marry Christina, even to save her life, if that had been in danger – The End of a Coil by Susan Warner
  13. I really could not believe we were in danger – In the Yellow Sea by Henry Frith
  14. There ain't no danger of anybody takin' it away from her. – Calvary Alley by Alice Hegan Rice
  15. Mr. Ritchie will tell you, however, that you are in no small danger – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  16. Because you are in danger or so you say, and if anything happened to you- oh! – Fair Margaret by H. Rider Haggard
  17. No, don't say there's not any danger – The Power and the Glory by Grace MacGowan Cooke
  18. I should like him very much indeed if there were no danger in his coming. – An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope
  19. What kind of danger are you looking for? – Tom Swift and his Wizard Camera or, Thrilling Adventures while taking Moving Pictures by Victor Appleton
  20. But he had to do this, for the little fellow must learn not to go into danger – The Curlytops at Uncle Frank's Ranch by Howard R. Garis

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