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Dangerous Work Quotes

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"Love is dangerous, if you know it's dangerous, that makes you treasure it, and you'll work harder to keep it." - Candace Bushnell

"Investing is fun and exciting, but dangerous if you don't do any work." - Peter Lynch

"Work: a dangerous disorder affecting high public functionaries who want to go fishing." - Ambrose Bierce

"The very forces that liberty has set free work against the dangerous consequences of liberty." - Ellen Key

"I work from almost a dangerous place in my mind sometimes." - Will Smith

"It gets dangerous when you start allowing people to validate your work..." - Spike Lee

"I think my work is influenced by the fact that we're living in dangerous times. If I could put it in a sentence, in fact, my work is about just that: living in dangerous times." - Don Delillo

"You are dealing with a work full of dangerous hazard, and you are venturing upon fires overlaid with treacherous ashes." - Horace

"The real culprits are those who created a system that makes it dangerous to work and safe to loaf." - Thomas Sowell

"The real argument against aristocracy is that it always means the rule of the ignorant. For the most dangerous of all forms of ignorance is ignorance of work." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"The work you are treating is one full of dangerous hazard, and you are treading over fires lurking beneath treacherous ashes." - Horace

"I never socialized with singers. It's very dangerous if you work with opera... I don't think that in 30 years a singer has entered my apartment." - Rudolf Bing

"The consensual seduction of the mainstream media by and with the government is one of the most dangerous toxins at work in America today." - Bill Moyers

"If I work on a certain move constantly, then finally, it doesn't seem risky to me. The idea is that the move stays dangerous and it looks dangerous to my foes, but it is not to me. Hard work has made it easy." - Nadia Comaneci

"Still people are dangerous." - Jean De La Fontaine

"absolutes are absolutely dangerous ..." - James Tiptree Jr.

"ideas are dangerous commodities." - E. C. R. Lorac

"Liberty is dangerous." - Albert Camus

"Beautiful is dangerous." - Neal Shusterman

"Plain lies are dangerous." - Dorothy L Sayers

"Words are dangerous things." - Corra May Harris

"Stupid people are dangerous." - Suzanne Collins

"All extremes are dangerous." - Virginia Woolf

"Assumptions are dangerous things." - Agatha Christie

"... obsessions are always dangerous." - Agatha Christie

"Unhappy people are dangerous." - Rebecca West

"Living safely is dangerous." - Irvin D Yalom

"The fanatic is dangerous." - Reinhold Niebuhr

"Blind belief is dangerous." - Proverbs

"All men are dangerous." - Martin Firrell

"Intelligent men are dangerous." - Patricia Briggs

"Affectations can be dangerous." - Gertrude Stein

"This storm is dangerous" - George W Bush

"Class envy is dangerous." - Jack Abramoff

"I tell myself, as sternly as possible, that is how things work here. We do dangerous things and people die. People die, and we move on to the next dangerous thing. The sooner that lesson sinks in, the better chance I have at surviving initiation." - Veronica Roth

"We must recognize that this massive economic bloc that's emerging in North America cannot be accomplished unilaterally. It must be accomplished in partnership with Mexico and Canada. And we have to work together to secure the continent in order to keep dangerous people and dangerous things out and strengthen perimeter security on a continental basis." - Alan Bersin

"The work in Iraq is difficult and it is dangerous. Like most Americans, I see the images of violence and bloodshed. Every picture is horrifying, and the suffering is real." - George W Bush

"Modernist discourse [...] incorporates semantic devices - such as the labeling of theism as 'religion' and naturalism as 'science' - that work to prevent a dangerous debate over fundamental assumptions from breaking out in the open." - Phillip E Johnson

"Giving birth is priestess work; it requires a woman to pass through a painful and dangerous initiation in which she journeys to the threshold between worlds and risks her own life to help another soul cross over." - Jalaja Bonheim

"Cruelty to animals is an enormous injustice; so is expecting those on the lowest rung of the economic ladder to do the dangerous, soul-numbing work of slaughtering sentient beings on our behalf." - Victoria Moran

"If a physician presumes to take into consideration in his work whether life has value or not, the consequences are boundless and the physician becomes the most dangerous man in the state." - Christoph Wilhelm Hufeland

"Personal publicity is apt to be dangerous to any writer's integrity; for the moment he begins to fancy himself as quite a person, a taint creeps into his work." - Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

"Special-interest magazines are dangerous places for writers to start out in because the writing quickly falls into a routine and people are likely to find themselves artistically exhausted when they want to work on something of their own" - Irwin Shaw

"We are advancing, we are responding, we are having major apprehensions of the most wanted, most dangerous criminals, overall, we continue to work toward a Mexico of peace that we all want." - Enrique Pena Nieto

"It is highly dangerous to receive the truths of the Bible with human wisdom, for this is a hidden and subtle method which invariably causes a believer to perfect with his flesh the work of the Holy Spirit." - Watchman Nee

"When I get up in the morning and have to go to work and jump off things that may be quite dangerous, the payback isn't the bigger car, but it's that someone somewhere will smile a lot." - Shahrukh Khan

"Screenplays are not writing. They're a fake form of writing. It's a lot of dialogue and very little atmosphere. Very little description. Very little character work. It's very dangerous. You'll never learn to write." - Ray Bradbury

"The idea of a government is to create an ordered, willing work force where there's no trouble. I think idlers are generally seen as potentially dangerous because they're asking questions." - Tom Hodgkinson

"Budget cuts are a sad reality in most newsrooms, and I am concerned that they reduce the collective muscle of journalists who are doing the expensive, and often dangerous, work of on-the-ground reporting." - Jill Abramson

"Believing everybody is dangerous, but believing nobody is more dangerous." - Abraham Lincoln

"Magic is dangerous- but love is more dangerous still" - Cassandra Clare

"Success is beautiful and dangerous." - Robin S. Sharma

"Doin' nothing's a dangerous occupation." - Robert Bolt

"Inoculate yourself from dangerous bozos." - Guy Kawasaki

"Women are powerful and dangerous." - Audre Lorde

"All great ideas are dangerous." - Oscar Wilde

"Without imagination, nothing is dangerous." - Georgette Leblanc

"Theories then are dangerous things." - Virginia Woolf

"All times are dangerous times." - Teresa of Avila

"Poetry is a dangerous gift ..." - Grace Aguilar

"Dreams can be dangerous things." - Cassandra Clare

"Erin you' re dangerous." "Iknow." - Tammara Webber

"Singularity is dangerous in everything." - Francois Fenelon

"It's dangerous to short stocks." - Charlie Munger

"I was always crazy about New York, dependent on it, scared of it - well, it is dangerous - but beyond that there was the pressure of being young and of not yet having done work you really liked, trademark work, breakthrough work" - Harold Brodkey

"The four most dangerous words in finance are 'this time is different.' Thanks to this masterpiece by Carmen Reinhart at the University of Maryland and Kenneth Rogoff of Harvard, no one can doubt this again. . . . The authors have put an immense amount of work into collecting the data financial institutions needed if they were to have any chance of making quantitative risk management work." - Martin Wolf

"A plongeur is a slave, and a wasted slave, doing stupid and largely unnecessary work. He is kept at work, ultimately, because of a vague feeling that he would be dangerous if he had leisure. And educated people, who should be on his side, acquiesce in the process, because they know nothing about him and consequently are afraid of him." - George Orwell

"If a writer is honest, if what is at stake for him can seem to matter to his readers, then his work may be read. But a writer will work anyway, as I do, and as I have, in part to explore this terra incognita, this dangerous ground I seem to need to risk." - Frederick Busch

"If you don't agree with the direction something is going in, at least at work, you should always try it first, unless it's dangerous or damaging. But if you have an opinion about the direction your work should be taking, say it. Then back it up with proof and other solutions." - Anna Gunn

"Literature was intended to be dangerous. Art was meant to be dangerous. Ideas were nothing if they were not dangerous." - Timothy Findley

"Modern music is as dangerous as narcotics." - Pietro Mascagni

"Truth uttered before its time is dangerous." - Mencius

"In some causes silence is dangerous." - Ambrose

"The most dangerous thing is illusion." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery." - Thomas Jefferson

"It's fear that makes a situation dangerous." - Marilyn Wallace

"A wounded tiger is a dangerous beast." - Arthur Golden

"Jeanine claims you're all dangerous Insurgents." - Evelyn Eaton

"A little learning is a dangerous thing." - Alexander Pope

"Instinct told me it was dangerous. I could handle dangerous. Dangerous and me went back a long way. We did lunch when dangerous was in town." - Devon Monk

"A boy is a dangerous animal." - Lionel Shriver

"Wit is a dangerous talent in friendship." - Ninon de L'Enclos

"Being a woman anywhere is dangerous." - Mona Eltahawy

"Boldness makes even the smallest animal dangerous" - Robert Greene

"The most dangerous heart disease: strong memory" - Nizar Qabbani

"It's a dangerous dog that doesn't bark." - Kobo Abe

"Books make dangerous devils out of women." - Yxta Maya Murray

"It's dangerous to be people-blind." - Daniel H Wilson

"Talent Katerina is a dangerous thing" - Ally Carter

"Nothing's as dangerous as power with impunity." - Isabel Allende

"Racism is wrong, racism is very dangerous." - Justin Simien

"Too much of whatever is dangerous." - Lucero Isaac

"Nothing is more dangerous than solitude." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"You are more dangerous than daybreak." - Holly Black

"Defer no time, delays have dangerous ends." - William Shakespeare

"Klonopin is a horrible, dangerous drug." - Stevie Nicks

"...Promises are more dangerous then secrets." - Aimee Friedman

"Wise men say nothing in dangerous times" - Aesop

"False hopes are more dangerous than fears." - J R R Tolkien

"All delays are dangerous in war." - John Dryden

"Sport is a loathsome and dangerous pursuit." - Barry Humphries

"Only the suppressed word is dangerous." - Ludwig Borne

"The danger, when not too dangerous, fascinate." - Susan Sontag

"Indifference is dangerous, whether innocent or not." - Pope Francis

"Every generalization is dangerous, especially this one." - Mark Twain

"Flattery, the dangerous nurse of vice." - Samuel Daniel

"I don't like writers. They're dangerous people." - Greta Garbo

"Spiritual deception is dangerous -and damning." - David Platt

"What makes you different, makes you dangerous." - Veronica Roth

"Economics is a very dangerous science." - John Maynard Keynes

"Familiarity makes the lion more dangerous." - Jocelyn Murray

"A desperate disease requires a dangerous remedy." - Guy Fawkes

"Quick riches are more dangerous than poverty." - Napoleon Hill

"Some allies are more dangerous than enemies." - George R R Martin

"Dark and Dangerous. And all mine." - Sylvia Day

"Education can, and should be, dangerous." - Howard Zinn

"Fashion is ephemeral, dangerous and unfair." - Karl Lagerfeld

"Intelligence without character is a dangerous thing." - Gloria Steinem

"Garbage day... is a very dangerous day." - Rocko

"How dangerous a master human emotion is!" - Watchman Nee

"I think it's dangerous to be optimistic." - Nicholas D Kristof

"Wise men say nothing in dangerous times." - John Selden

"A dangerous person to disagree with." - T S Eliot

"The most dangerous savages live in cities." - Austin O'Malley

"I think war is a dangerous place." - George W Bush

"Timidity can be as dangerous as rashness." - Poul Anderson

"Power is dangerous unless you have humility." - Richard J Daley

"Lawyers have a dangerous job in Iran." - Shirin Ebadi

"We must understand that the fact of error, demonstrated in subsequent work, does not suggest that ethical lapses are responsible. It is more likely that the source of error is, as the advertisement says, a reflection of the fact that "its dangerous to trifle with Mother Nature"." - Lewis M. Branscomb

"Oh external worshiper, know that worship without heart is motions. Oh seeker of knowledge, know that knowledge without purification is a dangerous weapon of the ego. Oh activist, know that work without orientation of heart is fruitless. Oh lover, know that love without God is pain." - Yasmin Mogahed

"Naming things, breaking through taboos and denial is the most dangerous, terrifying, and crucial work. This has to happen in spite of political climates or coercions, in spite of careers being won or lost, in spite of the fear of being criticized, outcast, or disliked. I believe freedom begins with naming things. Humanity is preserved by it." - Eve Ensler

"The notion that black folks have nothing to learn from scholarship that may reflect racial or racist biases is dangerous. It promotes closed-mindedness and a narrow understanding of knowledge to hold that "race" is such an overwhelming concept that it negates the validity of any insights contained in a work that may have some racist or sexist aspects." - Bell Hooks

"The faults of a brilliant writer are never dangerous on the long run; a thousand people read his work who would read no other; inquiry is directed to each of his doctrines; it is soon discovered what is sound and what is false; the sound become maxims, and the false beacons." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"Nothing will stop us. The road to the stars is steep and dangerous. But we're not afraid . . . Space flights can't be stopped. This isn't the work of one man or even a group of men. It is a historical process which mankind is carrying out in accordance with the natural laws of human development." - Yuri Gagarin

"The main thing is to write for the joy of it. Cultivate a work-lust that imagines its haven like your hands at night dreaming the sun in the sunspot of a breast. You are fasted now, light-headed, dangerous. Take off from here." - Seamus Heaney

"The faults of a brilliant writer are never dangerous on the long run; a thousand people read his work who would read no other; inquiry is directed to each of his doctrines; it is soon discovered what is sound and what is false; the sound become maxims, and the false beacons." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

"She was the temptress who had ensnared the first man, and who still continued her work at damnation; she was the being who is feeble, dangerous, mysteriously troubling. And even more than her body of perdition, he hated her loving soul." - Guy De Maupassant

"There is something dreamlike about the points that provide a view of the other side, but they belong not so much to the dreamtime as to dream work. The nomads enter the dreamtime not by setting off on some extraordinary, dangerous voyage, but through their everyday, ambulatory movement." - Cesar Aira

"They (the Jews) work more effectively against us, than the enemy's armies. They are a hundred times more dangerous to our liberties and the great cause we are engaged in... It is much to be lamented that each state, long ago, has not hunted them down as pest to society and the greatest enemies we have to the happiness of America." - George Washington

"We need to promote greater tolerance and understanding among the peoples of the world. Nothing can be more dangerous to our efforts to build peace and development than a world divided along religious, ethnic or cultural lines. In each nation, and among all nations, we must work to promote unity based on our shared humanity." - Kofi Annan

"It is dangerous it seems to me for a civilization when there is a complete abyss betewen people in general and the artists. Or is it always so? The poets who are most ardently on the people's side write in such a way that the people cannot see rhyme nor reason to their work." - May Sarton

"Writing is one of the few professions left where you take all the responsibility for what you do. It's really dangerous and ultimately destroys you as a writer if you start thinking about responses to your work or what your audience needs." - Erica Jong

"I know that it feels dangerous and scary and working without a net, so to speak. And working without a net, for me - maybe other women do it a totally different way - means being vanity-free. That's how, as an artist, I know that I need to work." - June Diane Raphael

"In the current situation, it is very difficult for foreign NGOs to work in Somalia because it is so unstable and dangerous. I really hope that my country will one day rise out of this mess and reach the potential it has." - Waris Dirie

"Without the heart to ground it and open it to who we really can be as human beings, the brain is a very dangerous machine. A machine that is saying: we've got to have economic growth; we've got to have unending economic growth, otherwise societies will collapse. And yet there should be something saying: wait a minute, this isn't going to work." - Jane Goodall

"Marco Rubio is one of those people. How does that work? How can you call him a con artist and dangerous, and object to all the controversial things he says, and then say, but I`m still going to vote for him? Come on, man." - Barack Obama

"Say my husband had a dangerous job and I wasn't with him, I don't know how you go, 'Oh honey, how was it with the police department today? You got all your fingers and toes today?' It would scare me. I'd have to become a police officer and work with him; I couldn't do it." - Terri Irwin

"On the one hand we want to preserve the integrity of the judicial branch, and we want to talk about judicial independence, and how damaging and dangerous it is when Donald Trump calls out Judge [Gonzalo] Curiel. And at the same time, at the end of the day, judges work for us and we can recall them and we can impeach them." - Dahlia Lithwick

"I think there is such a thing as a bad seed that comes to flower in certain people. The danger with that theory is that we begin to look for those "troublemakers" early on and try to weed them out. That's very dangerous, because it could work against kids who are just routine troublemakers." - James Hillman

"If critics say your work stinks it's because they want it to stink and they can make it stink by scaring you into conformity with their comfortable little standards. Standards so low that they can no longer be considered "dangerous" but set in place in their compartmental understandings." - Jack Kerouac



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