The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
The most dangerous irony is, people are angry with others because of their own incompetence.
Many scientists have tried to make determinism and complementarity the basis of conclusions that seem to me weak and dangerous; for instance, they have used Heisenberg's uncertainty principle to bolster up human free will, though his principle, which applies exclusively to the behavior of electrons and is the direct result of microphysical measurement techniques, has nothing to do with human freedom of choice. It is far safer and wiser that the physicist remain on the solid ground of theoretical physics itself and eschew the shifting sands of philosophic extrapolations.
Oh, he did look like a deity – the perfect balance of danger and charm, he was at the same time fascinating and inaccessible, distant because of his demonstrated flawlessness, and possessing such strength of character that he was dismaying and at the same time utterly attractive in an enticing and forbidden way.
A certain wise man once said that God didn't play dice with the universe, but that man was wrong. Sometimes I think He must even try Russian roulette.
It is not merely enough to love literature if one wishes to spend one's life as a writer. It is a dangerous undertaking on the most primitive level. For, it seems to me, the act of writing with serious intent involves enormous personal risk. It entails the ongoing courage for self-discovery. It means one will walk forever on the tightrope, with each new step presenting the possiblity of learning a truth about oneself that is too terrible to bear.
The Dimwit's Guide to the Female Mind might assist your efforts in understanding human females. But it must be pointed out that this subject can be a dangerous adventure and should be undertaken with extreme caution. After all, human males have been trying to understand their females for generations, and most of the time they come away from these encounters looking like someone stuck their tails into an electric socket.
Tension, in the long run, is a more dangerous force than any feud known to man.
The only thing more dangerous than ignorance is the pretense of intelligent ignorance. The former is teachable; the latter is not.
Emotions don’t interfere in my acting, nor in my life.
This was how an enemy should be dealt with: with a dagger, not a declaration.
There is something more dangerous than the death of one’s body. It is “the undiscovered self”; being alive without knowing why.
She tasted for the first time honey-sweet and dangerous happiness: dangerous because, as she before long began to learn, precarious.
There is no one dangerous than a lying woman, because everyone believes what women say.
It is good to have your own vision, but it is dangerous not to run with it.
Fireworks are pretty, but in the wrong mind they can be downright dangerous.
It's dangerous to know too much.
I am a dangerous person to the corporate world because I have far too much knowledge of their frauds and corruption.