Danger Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old danger quotes, danger sayings, and danger proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Danger was the grindstone on which the swordsman whetted his spirit. Eiji Yoshikawa
Considering how dangerous everything is, nothing is really very frightening. Gertrude Stein
We hope all danger may be overcome; but to conclude that no danger may ever arise would itself be extremely dangerous. Abraham Lincoln
The great danger for family life, in the midst of any society whose idols are pleasure, comfort and independence, lies in the fact that people close their hearts and become selfish. Pope John Paul II
Danger came in different packages, at different points in a lifetime. Jodi Picoult
For danger levels man and brute And all are fellows in their need. John Dryden
In danger there is great power. Agnes Whistling Elk
There is danger in everything that we do. Laura Huxley
The danger of prosperity is that it encourages a false independence. William Barclay
Everything is danger, but we pretend that it's not. Howard Rheingold
Our anger could become a force of deliverance. Sunday Adelaja
Danger will chase her and she will always greet it with a smile. R.M Drake
Danger gleams like sunshine to a brave man's eyes. Euripides
There is danger when a man throws his tongue into high gear before he gets his brain a-going. C. C. Phelps
Danger — if you meet it promptly and without flinching — you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never! Winston Churchill
The danger of having too close deadlines. It could lead you to just accept an avenue that's not quite good enough. Judith Weir
Danger confronted properly is not something a man must fear. Tom Clancy
Danger, the spur of all great minds. George Chapman
Your most dangerous competitors are those that are most like you. Bruce Henderson
Danger is when you are split three ways: Your soul goes one way, your mind goes another way and your body goes yet another way. Yogi Bhajan
The danger is, you have a formula and you just repeat it. Martin Parr
Danger is a very rare commodity in these times, monopolized by intelligence agencies and stuntmen. William S Burroughs
The greatest danger occurs at the moment of victory. Napoleon Bonaparte
The dangers of life are infinite, and among them is safety. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold. Helen Keller
The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it. Michelangelo Buonarroti
There is a danger in being persuaded before one understands. Thomas F. Wilson
Withough danger you cannot go beyond danger. George Herbert
When danger or pain press too nearly, they are incapable of giving any delight, and are simply terrible; but at certain distances and with certain modifications, they may be, and they are delightful. David Shields
Be aware of danger-but recognize the opportunity. John F. Kennedy
Everything is dangerous, my dear fellow. If it wasn't so, life wouldn't be worth living. Oscar Wilde
A common danger unites even the bitterest enemies. Aristotle
Your anger against every form of insult and oppression must be out of love. Sunday Adelaja
The danger is in what we codify, commodify, and exploit. Terry Tempest Williams
Danger will wink on opportunity. John Milton
Any danger spot is tenable if men, brave men, will make it so John F Kennedy
That danger which is despised arrives the soonest. Decimus Laberius
Some dangers are to be courted--courted and braved as a coy mistress is to be wooed, with all the more vigor as the day makes against us. Christian Nestell Bovee
Nobody heeds danger when they're making money. James Cook
Dangers bring fears, and fears more dangers bring. Richard Baxter
Danger comes on us more speedily when we treat it with contempt. Publilius Syrus
The danger is not lest the soul should doubt whether there is any bread, but lest, by a lie, it should persuade itself that it is not hungry. Simone Weil
There's danger in glorifying negative emotions as fuel for art. Tavi Gevinson
Danger hides in beauty and beauty in danger. Belva Plain
There is danger in reckless change, but greater danger in blind conservatism. Henry George
It is dangerous to exist in the world. To exist is to be threatened. We must live with threats. Adam Levin
Danger, if met head on, can be nearly halved. Winston Churchill
Fear of danger is ten thousand times more terrifying than danger itself. Daniel Defoe
Danger is ever-present in life, more for some than others. T.I.
Danger is like wine, it goes to your head. Madame De Stael
Danger is next neighbor to security. English Proverb
He that fears danger in time seldom feels it. Turkish proveb
Dangers come more quickly when despised. German Proverb
Nothing is so steadfast as to be free of danger from even the weakest person. Roman Proverb
A common danger produces unity. Roman Proverb
When there is no peril in fight, there is no glory in the triumph. Pierre Corneille
In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing. Warren Buffett
Security is when everything is settled when nothing can happen to you; security is the denial of life. Germaine Greer
We took risks, we knew we took them; things have come out against us and therefore we have no cause for complaint Robert Falcon Scott
Danger levels man and brute, and all are fellows in their need. Byron
A timid person is frightened before a danger; a coward during the time; and a courageous person afterward. Richter
We should never so entirely avoid danger as to appear irresolute and cowardly; but at the same time, we should avoid unnecessarily exposing ourselves to danger, than which nothing can be more foolish. Cicero
Let the fear of a danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears do not give advantage to the danger. Quarles
It is better to meet danger than to wait for it.—He that is on a lee shore, and foresees a hurricane, stands out to sea and encounters a storm to avoid a shipwreck. Colton
A man's opinion of danger varies at different times according to his animal spirits and is actuated by considerations which he dares not avow. Smollet
It is stupidity rather than courage to refuse to recognize danger when it is close upon you. Sherlock Holmes
When in danger or in doubt, run in circles, scream and shout. Herman Wouk
Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them. Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it. Rabindranath Tagore
You see, there are no pretty pink flowers in the woods at night. J.K. Franko
Still, he figured, sometimes you've got to do what you've got to do, and then sometimes you've just got to run like hell after it's done. Derek Landy
If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger? Thomas Huxley
I've always believed the greater danger is not aiming too high, but too low, settling for a bogey rather than shooting for an eagle. Peter Scott
Never was anything great achieved without danger. Niccolo Machiavelli
No great art has ever been made without the artist having known danger. Rainer Maria Rilke
Danger breeds best on too much confidence. Pierre Corneille
Wherever there is danger, there lurks opportunity; whenever there is an opportunity, there lurks danger. The two are inseparable. They go together. Earl Nightingale
In this world, there is always danger for those who are afraid of it. George Bernard Shaw
And there is nothing more dangerous in this world, in any world, than someone calm, clear, and angry. Audrey Hart
One cannot answer for his courage when he has never been in danger. Francois de la Rochefoucauld