quotes tagged with 'dangerous'

The sea is dangerous and its storms terrible, but these obstacles have never been sufficient reason to remain ashore... Unlike the mediocre, intrepid spirits seek victory over those things that seem impossible... It is with an iron will that they embark on the most daring of all endeavors... to meet the shadowy future without fear and conquer the unknown.

Author: Anonymous, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in challenge trial fear future impossible unknown mediocre sea anonymous dangerous EDS 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

An utterly fearless man is a far more dangerous comrade than a coward.

Author: Herman Melville, Source: Moby DickSaved by ImaWriterIII in danger courage companion fearless coward dangerous comrade hermanmelville 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself, without regard to the prevailing superstitions and taboos. Almost inevitably he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane, and intolerable

Author: H.L. Mencken, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in government thinking hlmencken dangerous 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have.

Author: Harry Emerson Fosdick, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in liberty government tyranny dangerous harryemersonfosdick 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

It is sobering to reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the struggle for independence.

Author: Charles A. Beard, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in liberty freedom tyranny foundingfathers independence dangerous charlesabeard 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.

Author: Voltaire (1694 - 1778), Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in liberty government tyranny evil right wrong good voltaire dangerous 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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