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1. "It's very, very dangerous to lose contact with living nature."
Author: Albert Hofmann
2. "Dangerous and indifferent ground: against its fixed mass the tragedies of people count for nothing although the signs of misadventure are everywhere. No past slaughter nor cruelty, no accident nor murder that occurs on the little ranches or at the isolate crossroads with their bare populations of three or seventeen, or in the reckless trailer courts of mining towns delays the flood of morning light. Fences, cattle, roads, refineries, mines, gravel pits, traffic lights, graffiti'd celebration of athletic victory on bridge overpass, crust of blood on the Wal-Mart loading dock, the sun-faded wreaths of plastic flowers marking death on the highway are ephemeral. Other cultures have camped here a while and disappeared. Only earth and sky matter. Only the endlessly repeated flood of morning light. You begin to see that God does not owe us much beyond that."
Author: Annie Proulx
3. "I wouldn't want my daughters to date a guy like me. I was dangerous around women in my twenties. I'm terrified that they might end up with someone like me."
Author: Antonio Banderas
4. "Brandon stared up at her with a dangerous, self-satisfied grin."What are you looking at?" she said, teasing.Brandon responded without hesitation. "The most beautiful sight I've ever seen."
Author: Aria Kane
5. "Bright green eyes peered at her from underneath long lashes that curled toward Saturn. Despite the so very pretty eyes, he had a strong face with sharp angles that cast shadows from the harsh overhead cargo light. A slight overbite gave the impression of a permanent pout. Dark curls tumbled lazily from his head to his shoulders.In one word: gorgeous. Another word: dangerous."
Author: Aria Kane
6. "Jane Austen? I feel that I am approaching dangerous ground. The reputation of Jane Austen is surrounded by cohorts of defenders who are ready to do murder for their sacred cause."
Author: Arnold Bennett
7. "If North Koreans paused to contemplate the obvious inconsistencies and lies in what they were told, they would find themselves in a dangerous place. They didn't have a choice. They couldn't flee their country, depose their leadership, speak out, or protest. In order to fit in, the average citizen had to discipline himself not to think too much."
Author: Barbara Demick
8. "Kinsey thought that Freud in his own way was as dangerous as the Catholic Church."
Author: Bill Condon
9. "Over the years Breece had lectured that truth was liquid. That it evaporated in the heat of passion, froze in the cold of fear, and bent itself around virginous, unpurposeful fibs. It could churn and pull you under, drown you in itself, or let you ride upon it like a surf. But truth was always relfective. It showed blackheads and blemishes, fat rolls and sags, scabs and scars. Truth was fearful, angry and dangerous, and that was why so many people did their utmost to avoid it."
Author: Brandon Shire
10. "The human eye has to be one of the cruelest tricks nature ever pulled. We can see a tiny, cone-shaped area of light right in front of our faces, restricted to a very narrow band of the electromagnetic spectrum. We can't see around walls, we can't see heat or cold, we can't see electricity or radio signals, we can't see at a distance. It is a sense so limited that we might as well not have it, yet we have evolved to depend so heavily on it as a species that all other perception has atrophied. We have wound up with the utterly mad and often fatal delusion that if we can't see something, it doesn't exist. Virtually all of civilization's failures can be traced back to that one ominous sentence: ‘I'll believe it when I see it.' We can't even convince the public that global warming is dangerous. Why? Because carbon dioxide happens to be invisible."
Author: David Wong
11. "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."
Author: Devon Monk
12. "The female of all species are most dangerous when they appear to retreat."
Author: Don Marquis
13. "Humans are a dangerously insane and very sick species."
Author: Eckhart Tolle
14. "Joel, the world was never like this. The dangerous, dark and sad. It was once just like this," I wave over the area. "I waited to show you so you could understand what I'm saying. I don't want you to grow up this way. Like I have," I frown.He puts a small hand on my cheek. "But I like you the way you are Isla. You're perfect."His innocent words hit me and I nearly double over. I'm not perfect. I've killed. Maybe not humans, but I've still killed something that had a soul."- Isla"
Author: Emma Lynn
15. "I bet you're not dangerous at all, are you? Are you, you great ugly brute?"
Author: J.K. Rowling
16. "They are called, "SELF-worth" and "SELF-esteem" for a reason... we can't let others decide what we are worth, that is so dangerous! Empower yourself!"
Author: Jaeda DeWalt
17. "What'd you need?""Desuetude.""Reading again, are we? Could be dangerous. It means to become unaccustomed to. As in something gets discontinued, falls into disuse.""Thanks, man.""That it?""Yeah, but we should grab a drink sometime."
Author: James Sallis
18. "I was ordered not to go out to Abu Ghraib after dark early on, because Abu Ghraib was extremely dangerous."
Author: Janis Karpinski
19. "I suppose that's the European way, dangerous and hairy."
Author: Jason Statham
20. "Nothing is as dangerous as an ignorant friend; a wise enemy is to be preferred."
Author: Jean De La Fontaine
21. "Governments want efficient technicians, not human beings, because human beings become dangerous to governments – and to organized religions as well. That is why governments and religious organizations seek to control education."
Author: Jiddu Krishnamurti
22. "Unicorns," I said. "Very dangerous. You go first."
Author: Jim Butcher
23. "It may interest for you to know that most Canadians in 2036 are some of the most efficient, ruthless and dangerous people I know. God help Quebec."
Author: John Titor Foundation
24. "JUAN PABLO MONTOYA Formula 1, and NASCAR Race Car Driver on DANGEROUS ODDS by Marisa Lankester:Reading Dangerous Odds only leads me to confirm the need people have for adrena-line. As a racecar driver, it's always about being on the edge and that is what I experienced throughout the pages of Dangerous Odds. Every chapter seemed like a race; trying to determine the odds, the risks worth taking - choosing friends and discovering enemies... It drove me to expect the unexpected. Knowing it's a true story gives us the reality check we all need from time to time. A must read book!!!"
Author: Juan Pablo Montoya
25. "Children do not have to learn that streets are dangerous places by potentially fatal trial and error."
Author: Keith Henson
26. "I don't usually comment on columnists' ideas of what I'm thinking. That's a dangerous game to get into."
Author: Leon Panetta
27. "In fact, the U.S. military has bent over backwards to respect the religious beliefs of some very dangerous fanatics who want to kill us."
Author: Linda Chavez
28. "Well that's true, and what is actually happening now is that there are accusations that those records contain conspiratorial information that has been concealed from the American people and that is a dangerous situation that just cannot be tolerated."
Author: Louis Stokes
29. "October: This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August and February."
Author: Mark Twain
30. "Then there was the whole concept of coal mining, which is a culture unto itself, the most dangerous occupation in the world, and which draws and develops a certain kind of man."
Author: Martin C. Smith
31. "Romantic googling can be as dangerous as drunk text messaging. Of course hell hath no fury like a woman who Google-bombs her old flames name with a word like "impotent."
Author: Maureen Dowd
32. "If we do not play in the dangerous surf, we will drown in puddles."
Author: Michael D. O'Brien
33. "Not having anything around to read is dangerous: you have to content yourself with life itself, and that can lead you to take risks."
Author: Michel Houellebecq
34. "I want a lifetime of holy moments. Every day I want to be in dangerous proximity to Jesus. I long for a life that explodes with meaning and is filled with adventure, wonder, risk, and danger. I long for a faith that is gloriously treacherous. I want to be with Jesus, not knowing whether to cry or laugh."
Author: Mike Yaconelli
35. "I tremble because of the sufferings of those persecuted in different lands. I tremble thinking about the eternal destiny of their torturers. I tremble for Western Christians who don't help their persecuted brethren. In the depth of my heart, I would like to keep the beauty of my own vineyard and not be involved in such a huge fight. I would like so much to be somewhere in quietness and rest. But it is not possible... The quietness and rest for which I long would be an escape from reality and dangerous for my soul... The West sleeps and must be awakened to see the plight of the captive nations."
Author: Richard Wurmbrand
36. "Do you go see her?" "No," I said, refusing to acknowledge that I'd just seen Lissa last night. "That's not my life anymore." "Right. Your life is all about dangerous vigilante missions." "You wouldn't understand anything that isn't drinking, smoking, or womanizing." He shook his head. "You're the only one I want, Rose.""Well, you can keep feeling that way, but you're going to have to keep waiting." "Much longer?" He asked me."I don't know." Hope blossomed on Adrian's face. "That's the most optimistic thing you've told me so far."
Author: Richelle Mead
37. "It'll be dangerous," Nyssa warned him. "Hardship, monsters, terrible suffering. Possibly none of you will come back alive.""Oh." Suddenly Leo didn't look so excited. Then he remembered everyone was watching. "I mean... Oh, cool! Suffering? I love suffering! Let's do this."
Author: Rick Riordan
38. "He had learned that close-held secrets could often be cracked by going all the way to the top and there making himself unbearably unpleasant. He knew that such twisting of the tiger's tail was dangerous, for he understood the psychopathology of great power."
Author: Robert A. Heinlein
39. "I was no fool; I was aware that when another man is too anxious to force money on one, it is time to examine the cards, for there is almost certainly something illegal, or dangerous, or both, involved in the matter."
Author: Robert A. Heinlein
40. "Tanks come in two forms: the dangerous, deadly kind and the 'liberating' kind."
Author: Robert Fisk
41. "Hope, perhaps the most dangerous of all emotions and perhaps the most necessary."
Author: Robert Ludlum
42. "I have fallen in love with the worldAnd I am aware that I have chosenthe most dangerous lover of them all."
Author: Rod McKuen
43. "I simply wanted to state that during this little slice of history, this is what happened and these were the good sides of it, these were the more dangerous sides of it, and this was the result."
Author: Roland Joffe
44. "He uses his good powers for evil, and that's when it gets to the dangerous side of it."
Author: Rosario Dawson
45. "Sometimes the feeling would sneak up on me over a number of days: friendliness, tenderness, slowly growing in the hothouse of my introspection, swelling into something more beautiful and dangerous: a kind of euphoric enchantment. Sadly, this state never lasted more than a couple of days. Because pretty soon, hope-that sly, insinuating monster-would creep into my heart."
Author: Sam Taylor Mullens
46. "Its weak people who are dangerous, who lash out uncontrollably and hurt you back. Strong people can walk away- no repercussions, you see, if you attack a strong person."
Author: Sophie Hannah
47. "One of the common failings among honorable people is a failure to appreciate how thoroughly dishonorable some other people can be, and how dangerous it is to trust them."
Author: Thomas Sowell
48. "Anyone who maintains absolute standards of good and evil is dangerous. As dangerous as a maniac with a loaded revolver."
Author: Tom Robbins
49. "To augment their misery, a contagious disorder of a dangerous nature spread through the land; and, rendered more virulent by the uncleanness, the indifferent food, and the wretched lodging of the lower classes, swept off many whose fate the survivors were tempted to envy, as exempting them from the evils which were to come."
Author: Walter Scott
50. "The constant steaming in of thoughts of others must suppress and confine our own and indeed in the long run paralyze the power of thought… The inclination of most scholars is a kind of fuga vacui ( latin for vacuum suction )from the poverty of their own mind , which forcibly draws in the thoughts of others… It is dangerous to read about a subject before we have thought about it ourselves… When we read, another person thinks for us; merely repeat his mental process. So it comes about that if anybody spends almost the whole day in reading, he gradually loses the capacity for thinking. Experience of the world may be looked upon as a kind of text, to which reflection and knowledge form the commentary. Where there is a great deal of reflection and intellectual knowledge and very little experience , the result is like those books which have on each page two lines of text to forty lines of commentary"
Author: Will Durant

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