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I don't usually comment on columnists' ideas of what I'm thinking. That's a dangerous game to get into.
Writers in repressive societies are considered dangerous. That's why so many of them are in jail.
I think so many young girls get caught up in the challenge of being with somebody who's dangerous, who's bad, who's enticing, who's all of those things, and you forget what it's like to enjoy simple love.
You know they say the most dangerous person of the world is a member of the United States Congress just home from a three-day fact-finding trip.
I try not to kid myself. You know, I don't mind romancing someone else, but to fool yourself is pretty devastating and dangerous.
People have this idea that the more pious and devout I am, the more successful I am. Which is very dangerous. If you look at faith in that way, you're bound to fail at both - spiritually and in your career.
Our science has become terrible, our research dangerous, our findings deadly. We physicists have to make peace with reality. Reality is not as strong as we are. We will ruin reality.
The Stones were more dangerous than other bands of the Sixties. It looked like they had more fun than the Beatles - like they stayed up later.
I really love nature. I grew up in the country. But one of the things about nature is that it is beautiful but it's also very dangerous.
When a father climbs a dangerous mountain and dies, we mourn. When a mother does, we question her judgment. How could she?
You've got to be picky in this business - if you're not, then I don't think you have the option of longevity. You've got to be choosy and try and do something that's outside of the box and dangerous. I love doing stuff that excites me, gives me that adrenalin rush.
And TV is not the easiest place to be dangerous or on the edge. Especially on a Saturday night.
I don't get in a position to be frightened. I don't do anything dangerous, and I always pay my bills.
I think the attempt to draw a comparison between Iran and Syria is false, misleading and dangerous.
It certainly is dangerous that there are only a few clubs left in Europe that can afford to pay millions. At the end of the day however, the spectators decide the rates of pay - by watching the games and consuming the goods and services advertised on sports TV programmes.
This demonstration of power, indifferent to the law, is highly dangerous.
One of the rules of Greek lament poetry is that it mustn't mention the dead by name in case of invoking a ghost. Maybe the 'Iliad,' crowded with names, is more than a poem. Maybe it's a dangerous piece of the brightness of both this world and the next.
It's dangerous talking about yourself too much because you find yourself talking in sound bites.
Conscience that isn't hitched up to common sense is a mighty dangerous thing.
Thrillers provide the reader with a safe escape into a dangerous world where the stakes are as high as can be imagined with unpredictable outcomes. It's a perfect genre in which to explore hard issues of good and evil, a mirror that allows the reader to see both the good and not so good in themselves.
Ice-skating is a dangerous proposition and tennis is going to be something I'm probably not very good at.
Islam is a dangerous religion.
It's hard for people to get their hands around fame, because it's heady stuff, and you have to look at it as being dangerous explosives, and you have to handle it with care.
People who are in politics to be right all the time would be better off taking up fly-fishing. It's less dangerous. Politics that is not applied in the real world and doesn't address the real challenges and paradoxes and agonies is a hobby.
I think it's dangerous to be optimistic. Things could go terribly wrong virtually overnight.
Nicholas D. Kristof
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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