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Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them.
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
The torment of precautions often exceeds the dangers to be avoided. It is sometimes better to abandon one's self to destiny.
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.
The danger sensation is exciting. The challenge is to find new dangers.
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
How great are the dangers I face to win a good name in Athens.
Alexander the Great
But I love Halloween, and I love that feeling: the cold air, the spooky dangers lurking around the corner.
If the Spray discovered no continents on her voyage, it may be that there were no more continents to be discovered. She did not seek new worlds, or sail to pow-wow about the dangers of the sea.
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.
Whatever the dangers of the action we take, the dangers of inaction are far, far greater.
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
Understanding the long, sordid history of gun control in America is key to understanding the dangers of disarming.
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
Firefighters go where they're needed, sometimes ignoring the dangers even when no one is inside a burning building to be saved.
Life on Earth is at the ever-increasing risk of being wiped out by a disaster, such as sudden global nuclear war, a genetically engineered virus or other dangers we have not yet thought of.
I was happy in the midst of dangers and inconveniences.
Freedom of conscience entails more dangers than authority and despotism.
The priesthood of God is a shield. It is a shield against the evils of the world. That shield needs to be kept clean; otherwise, our vision of our purpose and the dangers around us will be limited.
James E. Faust
Humans are distinguished from other species by a massive brain that enables us to imagine a future and influence it by what we do in the present. By using experience, knowledge and insight, our ancestors recognized they could anticipate dangers and opportunities and take steps to exploit advantages and avoid hazards.
I am one who believes that one of the greatest dangers of advertising is not that of misleading people, but that of boring them to death.
The principal act of courage is to endure and withstand dangers doggedly rather than to attack them.
The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in the insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well meaning but without understanding.
Louis D. Brandeis
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.
Great things are won by great dangers.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
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