We’ve collected the best Dangerous Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Keith Ellison, Susie Wolff, William Allen White, George Hamilton, Reinhold Messner. Use them as an inspiration.
I think it’s dangerous to prosecute people for their political views and their political associations. I think you prosecute people for what they do, for their acts.
A little learning is not a dangerous thing to one who does not mistake it for a great deal.
I’m a writer of fiction. I try to write about my time, but it’s dangerous if I’m seen as an investigative writer. I manipulate and change and control.
I know that social media‘s said to be a really dangerous place, and it is.
Expectations are dangerous. I recommend not having any, if only to avoid disappointment.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
War springs from the love and loyalty which should be offered to God being applied to some God substitute, one of the most dangerous being nationalism.
Power always has to be kept in check; power exercised in secret, especially under the cloak of national security, is doubly dangerous.
Living on the Gulf Coast, we often have to go through dangerous situations, whether you’re a child, an adult or a senior citizen.
It’s a very dangerous and lonely thing, I imagine, to be a spy: to have friendships that are deceptions, that are not honest.
But I think the bomb instead constitutes merely a first step in a new control by man over the forces of nature too revolutionary and dangerous to fit into old concepts.
Establishing a 0.03 percent Wall Street speculation fee, similar to what we had from 1914-1966, would dampen the dangerous level of speculation and gambling on Wall Street, encourage the financial sector to invest in the productive economy and reduce the deficit by more than $350 billion over 10 years.
This demonstration of power, indifferent to the law, is highly dangerous.
Don’t play for safety – it’s the most dangerous thing in the world.
We have record high temperatures and record high energy prices across the country, and we’ve seen the dangerous effects caused by extreme temperatures in the past.
For many people, the family is portrayed as the settled place of reasonable safety, but as anyone who has read ‘The God of Small Things‘ would know, for me it was a dangerous place. I felt humiliated in that space. I wanted to get away as soon as I could.
Populism is dangerous.
Liberal democracy is in regression all over the world, and it’s a dangerous thing.
Literature is dangerous: it awakens a rebellious attitude in us.
All together, we know for many years that terror is the most dangerous thing for local, regional and international stability.
The most dangerous thing for a branded product is low interest.
I believe the Islamic ideology is a retarded, dangerous one, but I make a distinction. I don’t hate people. I don’t hate Muslims.
An idea that is not dangerous is not worthy of being called an idea at all.
Literature, the most seductive, the most deceiving, the most dangerous of professions.
The use of military force against Iran would be very dangerous. It would be very provocative. The only thing worse would be Iran being a nuclear power.
Thrills are much more about anticipation than action. An unfired bullet is more dangerous than one that has already met its target.
A lot of writers, especially crime writers, have an image that we think we’re trying to keep up with. You’ve got to be seen as dark and slightly dangerous. But I’m not like that and I’ve realised that I don’t need to put that on. People will buy the books whether they see a photo of you dressed in black or not.
Steeler was a good start for my career. They didn’t play anything dangerous – everything was formulaic – but I played all this crazy stuff on top of it, and that turned out to be an interesting combination. But by the time ‘Steeler’ came out, I was already out of the band.
The buffalo isn’t as dangerous as everyone makes him out to be. Statistics prove that in the United States more Americans are killed in automobile accidents than are killed by buffalo.
It’s quite a dangerous career move to go wilfully on making films that may not find a distributor.
The most dangerous negotiation is the one you don’t know you’re in.
Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have.
We will not take Arsenal lightly for one minute, as they showed in the two matches against us last season that they can be dangerous opponents if we lose our concentration for a moment.
Nothing is more dangerous than a dogmatic worldview – nothing more constraining, more blinding to innovation, more destructive of openness to novelty.
There is no more dangerous country in the world today than Pakistan.
Even with good maps, there’s no guarantee that the public will get the word about landslide hazards, or that state and local governments will take action to discourage or prevent building in dangerous areas.
It would be really dangerous for us to assume that Christian hip-hop‘s popularity equals racial unity.
I don’t think the Internet is necessarily a dangerous place. It’s only dangerous if you don’t make people earn your trust. You can’t take people at their word. You got to do a little digging and make sure to verify that you are talking to a real person or the person that you think you’re talking to.
I think television‘s become a downright dangerous thing. It has no moral barometer whatsoever. If you want to talk about something that is all about money, just watch the television.
I was being taken around by a press agent at the Venice Film Festival at age 18. Was it fun? Sure. But it was a dangerous path to be walking on as far as having a substantive life. Because the casualty rate at the Venice Film Festival for 18-year-olds? High.
Useful as a war against France, undertaken by the Government against the will of the people would be for our revolutionary development, just so dangerous must be the effect upon our democratic development of a war supported by blind popular enthusiasm.
I think it’s dangerous to think that you’re successful, because then you become complacent.
Maybe the bike is more dangerous, but the passion for the car for me is second to the bike.
The memory of the Second World War hangs over Europe, an inescapable and irresistible point of reference. Historical parallels are usually misleading and dangerous.
The world is getting so reality-driven these days. It seems to be accelerating exponentially. But it’s a dangerous game for a lot of people.
I am proud that the Republican Party stands for strong support for the military, and I am sure we will consistently support our men and women serving in dangerous places around the world and their families.
Writing laws based on an abstract theory, rather than reality, is a dangerous undertaking.
The most dangerous thing a Bachelor or Bachelorette can do is zero in on someone early and just shut everybody and everything else out emotionally.
Nothing is more dangerous to one’s own faith than the work of an apologist. No doctrine of that faith seems to me so spectral, so unreal as one that I have just successfully defended in a public debate.
Congressional Republicans are dismantling the limited environmental protections initiated by Richard Nixon, who would be something of a dangerous radical in today’s political scene.
Now that our troops are mired in a dangerous effort to defeat the insurgency and are also trying to help rebuild the country, Americans of all political persuasions simply want the United States to succeed and our troops to be as safe as possible.
Kinsey thought that Freud in his own way was as dangerous as the Catholic Church.
Ours is a world which feels so unsettled and dangerous in large ways, whether it’s terrorism or global financial meltdown or climate change – huge things that affect us deeply, and yet things about which we can do, individually, very little.
I have been in the most dangerous of places just in order to survive. An intelligent man would stay in a safe place to survive.
Vulnerability is not weakness. And that myth is profoundly dangerous.
The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born-that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not. That’s nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.
If being a spokesman for a generation is a fleeting occupation, being a symbol of an era is downright dangerous for anyone who has the bad luck to outlive it.
You have this idea that you’d better keep working otherwise people will forget. And that was dangerous.
A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad.
A man has honor if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct though it is inconvenient, unprofitable, or dangerous to do so.
There is perhaps nothing so bad and so dangerous in life as fear.
Our 21st-century world is an incredibly dangerous one. Between brutal civil wars, violent extremism, spreading autocracy, rising inequality, territorial expansionism, election interference, and nuclear proliferation, our policymakers have their hands full.
Ads featuring real women and real beauty are such a necessary component to offset the potentially dangerous programming out there for little girls.
We all understand that the debasement of a nation’s coinage is very pernicious and must prove disastrous to its commerce. How much more dangerous is the debasement of the spiritual coinage!
The fact that communities that are relatively powerless often are exposed to more dangerous pollution and the worst effects of climate change: a society like that is one that is less free and less equal for everybody.
‘Hamlet‘ is one of the most dangerous things ever set down on paper. All the big, unknowable questions like what it is to be a human being; the difference between sanity and insanity; the meaning of life and death; what’s real and not real. All these subjects can literally drive you mad.
IndyCar is what it is and in the back of our minds we all know it is a dangerous sport.
Of course, we should all be aware of what we’re packing in our carry-on luggage – anything that might be considered dangerous could be confiscated at a security checkpoint.
Being a good police officer is one of the most difficult, dangerous, idealistic jobs in the world.
The message of ‘Zomb-B’ is that you have to listen to your own heart and head and question everything. Question stereotypes and the way the world seems or is being presented. Some of the people we should be most concerned about, dangerous right-wing bigots, sound convincing and reasonable.
I like Chris Rock. He’s dangerous.
Tiger parenting is all about raising independent, creative, courageous kids. In America today, there’s a dangerous tendency to romanticize creativity in a way that may undermine it.
The lack of livelihood opportunities in refugee camps pushes many people to embark on dangerous journeys in the quest for a better life.
This century is going to be a very dangerous century.
I’ve used drugs that I do consider to be dangerous, drugs that are potentially detrimental to kids and society at large.
A squirrel attacked me. I got attacked by a squirrel in Battersea Park. They’re dangerous. It’s rare. I’ve torn most of the ligaments in my knee. So no football for me. It’s early retirement now. I’ve got a floating knee-cap!
There are less than 1 per cent of anorexic girls, but there more than 30 per cent of girls in France – I don’t know about England – that are much, much overweight. And it is much more dangerous and very bad for the health.
Of course, the slightest little mistake on the wire will deprive me of my life, so in that sense, yes, it is a dangerous profession. You have to pay attention; if not, you will lose your life.
I think at a certain level compared – as was pointed out earlier, compared to what is happening in Europe, the United States still gets the safe-haven money. But underlying that, the United States is not the safe haven but perhaps the most dangerous place of all.
Do you suppose there is any living man so unreasonable that if he found himself stricken with a dangerous ailment he would not anxiously desire to regain the blessing of health?
I bought a little hideaway up north, so I’ll ship my motorcycle up there. It’s much less dangerous than West Hollywood.
I must apologise because I know all writers have memories of being on the outer because it’s the children on the side of the playground who become the dangerous writers.
Look, we live in a very dangerous world. We know there are people who want to take away our freedoms. New Yorkers probably know that as much if not more than anybody else after the terrible tragedy of 9/11.
I’m ready for a Christianity that ‘ruins‘ my life, that captures my heart and makes me uncomfortable. I want to be filled with an astonishment which is so captivating that I am considered wild and unpredictable and… well… dangerous. Yes, I want to be ‘dangerous’ to a dull and boring religion.
An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.
The conservative movement today is like that tall ship with its proud captain: strong, accomplished but veering off course into the dangerous and uncharted waters of big government republicanism.
Even without wars, life is dangerous.
However, I met with a horrible accident while riding my bike in Sangla Valley. The accident was a wakeup call for me stop getting too adventurous and concentrate on less dangerous passions.
The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out… without regard to the prevailing superstitions and taboos. Almost inevitably he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane, intolerable.
‘Obvious’ is the most dangerous word in mathematics.
It’s very important that young artists push boundaries, because sometimes you have this urge to do something – like the impulsive and dangerous urges I had as a child – and if you don’t follow through with it you might miss out on a developmental experience.
Errors, to be dangerous, must have a great deal of truth mingled with them. It is only from this alliance that they can ever obtain an extensive circulation.
Every time my manager approached big network executives or even cable, they told him I was too dangerous. They couldn’t trust me.
Bogging down large armies in historically complex, dangerous areas ends in disaster.
I’m learning that human pressure on wildlife is becoming increasingly dangerous. You’ve got to be more alert because more animals have been pushed around, wounded, subjected to human harassment, ambushed, all kinds of stress. When they attack, it’s totally predictable.
Each new generation builds on the work of the previous one, gaining new perspective. New verbs are introduced. We Google strange and dangerous places. We tweet mindlessly to the cosmos. We Facebook our own grandmothers. I, for one, don’t want to be left behind.
I’m very leery of show business, having been in Los Angeles for the last 10 years. Buzz is a dangerous thing that I’ve heard applied to a lot of people that I’ve since not heard of again.
In a lot of ways, New York isn’t the city I moved to back in 1979. I’m old enough to separate my nostalgia for those days from the reality of how dangerous and uncertain they could be.
You can almost see voters nodding their heads at home: The public’s faith in politicians and political institutions has been on a steep and dangerous decline for decades, because elected leaders fail to deliver.
Heath Ledger’s performance in ‘The Dark Knight‘ quite simply changed the game. He raised the bar not just for actors in superhero films, but young actors everywhere; for me. His performance was dark, anarchic, dizzying, free, and totally, thrillingly, dangerous.
When I was a footballer, I surrounded myself with footballers. We were all friends. But in Brasilia you don’t know who your friends are. It can be a dangerous place.
The most dangerous creation of any society is the man who has nothing to lose.
I’m just a black hole for stuff. No one should ever hand me anything, because I get so easily distracted. I’ll be like, ‘Oh, look, something shiny!’ I’m glad I never learned how to drive. I would be really dangerous.
Why do we as a people choose to live in beautiful and risky places? Beautiful places are relatively dangerous; the forces that made them beautiful are the same forces that will ultimately destroy them.
Being famous before you’ve formed your personality, before you have that self-esteem, is dangerous.
I consider Khomeini’s position dangerous. He does not have the right to pass judgment-that is not the Islamic way.
I did some martial arts training for ‘Confessions of a Dangerous Mind,’ since the character was an assassin.
America must realize, there are conditions she must accept in Asia. The first is a diversity of Asian cultures, governments, economic and political systems; the second, that to run against the tide of Asian nationalism is worse than impractical – it is also highly dangerous.
I was no stranger to risk myself, having made documentaries in dangerous conditions in Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Africa.
The true man wants two things: danger and play. For that reason he wants woman, as the most dangerous plaything.
Those who make some other person their job… are dangerous.
The search for the truth is the most important work in the whole world, and the most dangerous.
I think human society for tens of thousands of years has sent young men out in small groups to do things that are necessary but very dangerous. And they’ve always gotten killed doing it. And they’ve always turned it into a matter of honor and a way of gaining acceptance back into society if they survived.
I am sufficiently wary of dangerous situations, but I’m not scared of having a go.
The two biggest threats to international security in 2013 are Iran getting a nuclear weapon, and Iran being bombed to stop it getting a nuclear weapon. Both would precipitate a long and dangerous conflict in an already unstable Middle East. Both would be a disaster.
After the horrific attacks of September 11th, it was evident that our Government needed to be transformed to meet the new challenges of this dangerous world.
I want to ensure and the Government wants to ensure that Australia is well prepared to tackle dangerous climate change with a scheme which is both responsible and which meets our international commitments.
I never go into a scene – ever, ever, ever – thinking, I have to make myself more empathetic toward the audience. Once you start doing that, you get into really dangerous territory. I think you start to become kind of untrue to the character.
Normal people, who can be good people but do bad things, are very interesting to me, and people that never get a parking ticket or never do a bad thing in their lives can be really dangerous.
People love their animals so much so that they put little clothes on them and necklaces and booties and things like that. And if you love your animal, then you should feed them something that’s not dangerous for them. There’s a lot of poisonous stuff that they’re putting in a lot of that food, those by-products.
Fashion is a dangerous road to go down. Anybody who is going to have children later in life had best not be too fashionable because the photos will come back to haunt them.
I think the most dangerous influence for a young writer is to be treated with cynicism or discouragement.
True, a little learning is a dangerous thing, but it still beats total ignorance.
If you’re creating anything at all, it’s really dangerous to care about what people think.
Methamphetamine is a highly dangerous drug that is wreaking havoc on families and communities throughout this country. The drug’s use is spreading across the United States.
It was dangerous to hit the wrong kid in my neighborhood, because a lot of the guys I played with had fathers in the Mafia.
As a society, we pick words that are offensive based on what we’re most afraid of. We associate sounds with some dangerous idea, and right now the most dangerous thing to us are the differences between us.
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.
I know what you’re going to say! ‘They are men, and men should be free.’ A free man is dangerous to himself and everyone else. Freedom should be left to those who can put it to good use.
The most dangerous area where our laws are not being faithfully executed are the laws designed to protect Americans against the millions of aliens who enter our country illegally every year.
A couple days before the stunts, if I’m doing something particularly dangerous, I will go over every worst-case scenario in my head, like this could happen, this could happen, this could happen, this could happen. I try to think about that to where it’s ingrained in me.
The worst, most dangerous person to America is clearly Paula Deen.
My first record came out while I was a senior in high school, which is dangerous.
Children do not have to learn that streets are dangerous places by potentially fatal trial and error.
Mob rule is always extremely dangerous for the future of democracy.
It’s dangerous not to tour, because people assume you’ve faded away, or have no interest.
The belief that one’s own view of reality is the only reality is the most dangerous of all delusions.
I think I’m just more adaptable now, so danger, overall, seems less dangerous to me.
‘The Man Who Never Was,’ by Ewen Montagu, remains the best book about wartime espionage written by an active participant – incomplete, and dry in parts, it nonetheless summons up the ingenuity and sheer eccentricity of those who played this strange and dangerous game.
When you bring the darkness to the table, it doesn’t rule you or hurt other people, but when we keep it secret, it’s dangerous.
The future is too interesting and dangerous to be entrusted to any predictable, reliable agency. We need all the fallibility we can get. Most of all, we need to preserve the absolute unpredictability and total improbability of our connected minds. That way we can keep open all the options, as we have in the past.
The truth is, what Americans enjoy about football is much of what makes the sport dangerous. However, I believe there must be a way to find the art of success and vitality in football, without the driving the level of impact that causes serious risk of head trauma, paralysis and other life-changing injuries.
The atmosphere of libraries, lecture rooms and laboratories is dangerous to those who shut themselves up in them too long. It separates us from reality like a fog.
If you have any fault to find with anyone, tell him, not others, of what you complain; there is no more dangerous experiment than that of undertaking to be one thing before a man’s face and another behind his back.
It’s not always clear where a healthy patriotism shades into a dangerous nationalism.
I think generalizations of any sort are dangerous. I’ll say, if that is the case – right now it’s an American issue.
Old men are dangerous: it doesn’t matter to them what is going to happen to the world.
Fame, you know, it’s like a handgun – in the wrong hands, it’s dangerous.
When a man bleeds inwardly, it is a dangerous thing for himself; but when he laughs inwardly, it bodes no good to other people.
The people I’ve encountered who are really dangerous in my life don’t go around with their fangs drawn – they are dangerous because of the way they interpret what’s going on.
War zones are dangerous, protests can be violent, also, natural disasters are difficult to cover, so there are going to be risks.
The science tells us that if we fail to reduce global warming pollution, global temperatures will rise to dangerous levels and unleash devastating extreme weather events and accelerate destructive sea level rise.
The supreme lesson of any education should be to think for yourself and to be yourself; absent this attainment, education creates dangerous, stupefying conformity.
When you’re in the editing room, the dangerous thing is that it becomes like telling a joke again and again and again. Eventually, the joke starts to not be funny. So you have to be careful that you’re not throwing the baby out with the bath water.
We’re in a situation where the solutions that we have are not good enough. The way to improve anything is to have a discussion about its flaws. To understand what the one or two or three things are about it that would help fix it. The DMCA makes it dangerous to have that conversation.
The idea that cinema can be dangerous is a great idea.
Every relapse is dangerous, but often it takes multiple relapses before someone finally gets sober for good.
A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt dangerous.
Almost all people have this potential for evil, which would be unleashed only under certain dangerous social circumstances.
Horseracing already has the highest mortality rate of any sport in the world per capita to the people who do it. If you crash in Nascar you still have a roll bar, and a cage, and a lot of protection. It’s built to crash, but if you fall off a racehorse we all know what can happen, so it’s tremendously dangerous.
There is a danger for Britain as we perceive ourselves, or as we are – less wealthy, facing economic austerity – that we essentially draw back. I think there is a recoil in parts of the country, and in parts of the government actually, from the multilateral system, and I think that’s dangerous and wrong.
I am not so old, but when I started out, we had none of this. We did not have the need to show the things we do and the good life we lead. That is dangerous. Social networks can be very positive because it’s a great vehicle to communicate, but perhaps things need to be done in a different way.
There is nothing more dangerous for a population than self-censorship by fear.
Most dangerous is that temptation that doth goad us on to sin in loving virtue.
The idea that is not dangerous is not worthy of being called an idea at all.
Boxing is dangerous. Anything can happen, so you need supreme confidence. That’s why I represent myself like nobody can beat me, because I need to truly believe it.
Like the music and the period, I wanted ‘I’m Not There’ to be fun and full of emotions, desires and experiments that were thrilling and dangerous.
In mountaineering, there is not only the activity, but the philosophy behind it. Some say a moral, but I am against that because all morality is dangerous.
All generalizations are dangerous, even this one.
Men in authority will always think that criticism of their policies is dangerous. They will always equate their policies with patriotism, and find criticism subversive.
The Roman Catholics must know as well as we do that ‘Popery’ when encouraged by government has always been dangerous to the liberties of the people.
It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong.
There are many countries where you can only believe more or you can believe less. But in the United States we have this incredible smorgasbord, and it really interests me why people are drawn to one faith rather than another, especially to a system of belief that to an outsider seems absurd or dangerous.
I’ve never been to Ukraine, but I have heard it’s very dangerous for a black man. There are crazy racists who have already sent me death threats.
Life has to be dangerous.
I think we Americans tend to put too high a price on unanimity, as if there were something dangerous and illegitimate about honest differences of opinion honestly expressed by honest men.
Every study on crime and or firearms proves time and time again, that 99.99999% of American gun owners do not commit crimes or use our firearms in any dangerous or improper way.
There are no dangerous thoughts; thinking itself is dangerous.
This war is like an actress who is getting old. It is less and less photogenic and more and more dangerous.
Software patents are dangerous to software developers because they impose monopolies on software ideas.
The extremes of jungles, mountains, and deserts are inherently dangerous places.
Gambling can turn into a dangerous two-way street when you least expect it. Weird things happen suddenly, and your life can go all to pieces.
Obviously, the anti-ERA people are tickled about my ordeal because it proves that the ERA breaks up families. When they point out that feminism is a dangerous thing, I just say marriage is pretty precarious too.
I think I have a big fear of things spiraling out of control. Out of control and dangerous and reckless and thoughtless scares me, because people get hurt.
If you learn a martial art, you learn to be dangerous, but simultaneously, you learn to control it.
As attractive as it is, the idea that nature can exist beyond our dangerous ‘instinct for happiness‘ is never the whole story.
Lawyers have a dangerous job in Iran.
People who are in politics to be right all the time would be better off taking up fly-fishing. It’s less dangerous. Politics that is not applied in the real world and doesn’t address the real challenges and paradoxes and agonies is a hobby.
Making movies is a dangerous job. Because you are always the one who stands at the center of the universe when making movies.
Researches at Yale found a connection between brain cancer and work environment. The No. 1 most dangerous job for developing brain cancer? Plutonium hat model.
The theoretically unrestricted right to develop power, to wage war against other states, is antisocial and is doubly dangerous, because the state as a mass entity represents a low moral and intellectual level.
I just always knew I wanted to be an actor. I gave my Emmy acceptance speech when I was 11. But, I wasn’t allowed to do plays and things like that. It was considered dangerous. My parents didn’t think it was safe for a girl to do that, and they definitely didn’t think it was interesting to participate in the arts.
Getting typecast is a dangerous thing to do.
The biggest food-related risk in pregnancy is listeria. It’s a dangerous bacteria, to which pregnant women are especially susceptible, that can lead to miscarriage or stillbirth.
Where destruction is the motive, unity is dangerous.
I do not climb really dangerous stuff.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it’s not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
What is objectionable, what is dangerous about extremists, is not that they are extreme, but that they are intolerant. The evil is not what they say about their cause, but what they say about their opponents.
People who make no noise are dangerous.
Advertising men and politicians are dangerous if they are separated. Together they are diabolical.
I think it is quite dangerous for an organisation to think they can predict where they are going to need leadership. It needs to be something that people are willing to assume if it feels relevant, given the context of any situation.
I always tell people that our sports aren’t that dangerous.
Nobody is more dangerous than he who imagines himself pure in heart; for his purity, by definition, is unassailable.
Chinese citizens have never had the right to really express their opinions; in the constitution it says you can, but in the real world it is more dangerous. In the west people think it’s a right they’re born with. Here it’s a right given by the government, and one that’s not really practised.
Guantanamo allows us to secure dangerous detainees without the risk of escape, while at the same time providing us with valuable intelligence information on how best to proceed in the war against terror and prevent future attacks.
The more articulate one is, the more dangerous words become.
I don’t like to risk – I’m actually not a tough guy at all, make no mistake about it, so I’m not going to do something that I’m scared of. So, if something looks dangerous, at the time I didn’t think it was, because I’m the first person to cower away from a risk of injury if there seems to be one.
Ice-skating is a dangerous proposition and tennis is going to be something I’m probably not very good at.
In order to effectively protect our loved ones, we must provide the American public with unfettered access to know who these dangerous criminals are and where they are living.
If you are interested enough in the climate crisis to read this post, you probably know that 2 degrees Centigrade of warming (or 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) is the widely acknowledged threshold for “dangerous” climate change.
Russia can be quite a dangerous place sometimes, but I never think about it.
Wit is a dangerous weapon, even to the possessor, if he knows not how to use it discreetly.
I think nostalgia is kind of dangerous in music.
In addition, each barrel of oil we save through conservation further decreases our dangerous reliance on unstable Middle East oil.
When the state or federal government control the education of all of our children, they have the dangerous and illegitimate monopoly to control and influence the thought process of our citizens.
You have to test your hypothesis against other theories. Certainty in the face of complex situations is very dangerous.
What’s dangerous is not to evolve.
I don’t know what can be so dangerous about giving people hope.
If you make the bad guy enticing and dangerous, that’s where the excitement of playing the role really kicks in. I don’t get to do that in my normal day-to-day life. Life is too taxing to go to those dark places.
In reality, both religion and science are expressions of man’s uncertainty. Perhaps the paradox is that certainty, whether it be in science or religion, is dangerous.
My great-grandfather was a coal miner, who worked in Pennsylvania mines when carts were pulled by mules and mines were lit by candles. Mining was very dangerous work then.
I often think to myself, at the end of an interesting life it’s maybe not such a bad thing to spend your last days with your friends sitting by the blue, blue ocean reliving the story of your life while sitting in the dangerous sun.
The Occupy Wall Street protests are shining a national spotlight on the most powerful, dangerous and secretive economic and political force in America.
While we must ensure that these dangerous new drugs and precursors do not get in the hands of children or others who would use them improperly, we must also be aware that these same drugs have legitimate uses.
If you want to make a dangerous man your friend, let him do you a favor.
The most dangerous thing for an entrepreneur to do is to actually go into a business that he does not understand fully.
Considering the fact that I’ve used it in the past, and know what it is, and seen the results of it, I don’t view marijuana as a dangerous drug.
The attraction of the virtuoso for the public is very like that of the circus for the crowd. There is always the hope that something dangerous will happen.
America’s most dangerous diseases have developed an immunity to politics. We suffer not from a failure of political organization or power, but a failure of love.
My family was loving… they were very supportive and very affectionate, and basically I could do what I wanted, and basically it wasn’t anything dangerous, thank God.
Education is dangerous – every educated person is a future enemy.
Knowledge is dangerous when you’re a person of colour. It makes you a powerful individual, and that’s what ‘Stay Dangerous’ represents.
I had a wonderful time playing Dr. Kaufman in Tomorrow Never Dies. It was a real Bond villain, over the top, almost laughable but dangerous.
I think doing variations on a classical theme is a dangerous thing to do.
You notice how liberals keep saying, ‘If only Islam would have a Reformation‘ – it can’t have one. It says it can’t. It’s extremely dangerous in that way.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
The most dangerous thing in the world is the sin of self-reliance and the stupor of worldliness.
It feels great to have your own views reflected back to you, and you feel so right, but actually it’s very dangerous. Because to make good decisions, you need to have a clear view of what all the options are.
I’m proud of ‘Deliverance‘ because it was a very dangerous film to make, and they all said it couldn’t be done, and we did it. And Jon Voight and I are now like brothers.
My parents were distrustful of the outside world. They didn’t think much good came out of it… The outside world was this strange place that was not so much dangerous as not as interesting as what went on in the house.
It is needless to say that women make the most patient as well as the most dangerous pickpockets.
In the republic of mediocrity, genius is dangerous.
The people who live lives that are the most dangerous don’t usually come in twirling a mustache rubbing their hands menacingly saying ‘I’m an evil genius.’ They’re people who are charismatic, charming and appealing, who speak to some part of us that makes us want to follow them, that makes us attracted to them.
I don’t really relate to myself as The Girl in the Magazine. Which is dangerous for me, too, sometimes, because I don’t think all the time, ‘Well, look to see if people are following me home.’ Sometimes I’m a little bit more free than maybe I should be.
I see society as something dangerous, and you have to save yourself from the rules. I think acting is the way I save myself.
The situation in Iraq is dangerous but the regional situation is also very complicated and precarious.
I think that readers believe that a writer becomes friends with the people he interviews and writes about – and I think there are some writers who do that – but that hasn’t happened to me. I do think it’s dangerous because then you write the article to please them, which is a terrible error.
The world is too dangerous for anything but truth and too small for anything but love.
I am bound to add that the excess in too little has ever proved in me more dangerous than the excess in too much; the last may cause indigestion, but the first causes death.
It’s very clear that the Bush Administration is out of control. It contains some truly dangerous people.
The love of all-inclusiveness is as dangerous in philosophy as in art.
Islam is a dangerous religion.
I think what’s dangerous about being an actor who does action movies is you think, ‘Well, I can totally handle myself now.’ But if my opponent didn’t know the other half of the routine, I don’t know how well I’d do.
New developments in weapon systems during the 1950s and early 1960s created a situation that was most dangerous, and even conducive to accidental war.
We know motorsport is dangerous, but it does not make we want to stop, or make Max stop.
Good planning is important. I’ve also regarded a sense of humor as one of the most important things on a big expedition. When you’re in a difficult or dangerous situation, or when you’re depressed about the chances of success, someone who can make you laugh eases the tension.
There is nothing with which it is so dangerous to take liberties as liberty itself.
Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies.
To be honest, it was slavery. Nobody should have any romantic ideas about working underground. It’s very, very dangerous. You always knew you were living in danger. You were on your hands and knees half the day.
Men like me, who merely wish to establish political freedom, will in such circumstances lose all their influence, and others will get influence who may become dangerous to all established interests whatsoever.
I keep forgetting I’m speaking in an American accent sometimes. The dangerous thing is that you end up forgetting what your real accent is after a while! It’s really strange; I’ve never done a job in an American accent before.
I’ve been doing extremely dangerous activities for a long time, but I’ve been lucky enough to have survived so far. However, sooner or later we all die… and, if that’s the case, I want to die doing what I love to do the most. That’s how I view death.
I think what we have in this country is a little more dangerous in a way because it can’t be seen fully. It’s sorta internal censorship. We censor each other.
A closet full of wire hangers can be the most dangerous place in the world.
A careful examination of the information available, from previous counter-terrorism investigations, demonstrates that police have never come close to having to release any dangerous terrorist suspects as a result of time constraints.
In the ’50s, critics used to say I had a ‘dangerous’ act.
I have brought a PS2 on set with me before. But games can be really addicting, and that’s dangerous. So I tend to keep it fairly limited on a certain level.
Even from a very early age, I knew I didn’t want to miss out on anything life had to offer just because it might be considered dangerous.
There’s a danger in the internet and social media. The notion that information is enough, that more and more information is enough, that you don’t have to think, you just have to get more information – gets very dangerous.
A horse is dangerous at both ends and uncomfortable in the middle.
Just when we most need to be clearheaded, in order to face the hard facts before us, there is all too frequently a very real inclination to give way to dangerous tendencies merely as an escape from realities.
It’s dangerous talking about yourself too much because you find yourself talking in sound bites.
And Hale was devoted to President Kennedy, and there was some talk following the assassination that Hale had warned the President not to go to Dallas, and the connotation was that it would be physically dangerous for him to do so.
How is AIDS research to progress when the premise of science is questioning but the premise of questioning HIV is considered so dangerous that even venturing into the facts is too great a risk?
My experience as a pastor is lots of people have really toxic, dangerous, psychologically devastating images of God in their head, images of a God who’s not good.
It is always dangerous to underestimate anybody.
When you’re in New York City or Los Angeles, even if you’re not dealing with show business, there’s still this sense that it’s the center of the universe. And I think that’s a really dangerous, limiting mindset.
A world without nuclear weapons would be less stable and more dangerous for all of us.
It’s dangerous when people are willing to give up their privacy.
It’s dangerous to think too much about how a film will be received. Filmmaking is not a popularity contest. Some would disagree.
Rupert Murdoch is the most dangerous man in the world.
But really, I can only be dangerous for the team in one place, and that is in the box.
I have had to work long and hard to eradicate the dangerous delusion that, in a bad position, I could always, or nearly always, conjure up some unexpected combination to extricate me from my difficulties.
People crushed by laws, have no hope but to evade power. If the laws are their enemies, they will be enemies to the law; and those who have most to hope and nothing to lose will always be dangerous.
Twitter is one of those dangerous toys that if it gets in the hands of the wrong person you’ll have the mind of a 12-year-old masquerading as an adult.
I have dangerous bones in my body.
I agree with my colleagues, even the one who just preceded me, that marijuana is probably a dangerous drug, and I would not suggest that we do anything to encourage its use.
I consistently encounter people in academic settings and scientists and journalists who feel that you can’t say that anyone is wrong in any deep sense about morality, or with regard to what they value in life. I think this doubt about the application of science and reason to questions of value is really quite dangerous.
Truth uttered before its time is always dangerous.
The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
Like all young reporters – brilliant or hopelessly incompetent – I dreamed of the glamorous life of the foreign correspondent: prowling Vienna in a Burberry trench coat, speaking a dozen languages to dangerous women, narrowly escaping Sardinian bandits – the usual stuff that newspaper dreams are made of.
Complaining is dangerous business. It can damage or even destroy your relationship with God, your relationships with other people, and even with your relationship with yourself.
Xenophobia is dangerous, but patriotism is a good thing.
It’s amazing to me that Glenn Beck can be on the cover of ‘Time,’ and there can be a whole article about him basically saying, ‘Well, you know, he’s controversial.’ It’s like, ‘No, he’s a dangerous idiot who needs the help of a good psychiatrist!’
Fake news is a big thing in the field of Social Media Journalism. Fake news can be as simple has spreading misinformation.or as dangerous as smearing hateful propaganda.
I drove an electric car for seven years because of its advanced technology, not because I have any concerns about energy resources. I have none at all. And when environmentalists say that global warming is dangerous, unprecedented and that we’ll have a tipping point for atmospheric carbon dioxide, it’s just nonsense.
Writers in repressive societies are considered dangerous. That’s why so many of them are in jail.
There is no subject on which more dangerous nonsense is talked and thought than marriage.
The job of the organizer is to maneuver and bait the establishment so that it will publicly attack him as a ‘dangerous enemy.’
I came to Washington to stand up for the people who put their trust in me and to ensure the safety of the families and communities in Georgia‘s Sixth, and across our nation, by keeping guns out of the hands of dangerous people.
I’m very wary about giving advice. I think it’s very dangerous to give advice to people, except if you know them very well.
If you don’t have a voice that forces you back to basics, you’re a dangerous person. Or, to put it another way, you’re at risk, and the people with you are at risk.
I think there is something about the Internet which gives people almost an opportunity to role play and to create a facade, an image. I see that as quite a dangerous development because I think what we call social networking, Twitter, Facebook, etc., is actually quite antisocial.
Brittle masculinity, in the right setting, becomes political atrocity. Strength brings problems; weakness brings others, but weakness posing as strength is the most dangerous of all.
And, you know, money is – the money edge is really dangerous to democracy. Because what you have right now – people have said to me that, look, you’ll always be outspent, so how can you ever win?
In the case of ‘Ocean at the End of the Lane,’ it’s a book about helplessness. It’s a book about family, it’s a book about being 7 in a world of people who are bigger than you, and more dangerous, and stepping into territory that you don’t entirely understand.
Accomplishment is such a patronizing, dangerous word, isn’t it? I haven’t really accomplished anything. The most accomplished thing I’ve done is to have lived this long – 81.
What I tell these young people is, the world is not as dangerous as the older generation would like you to believe. Anyone I know who has ever taken a risk and lost a job has ended up getting a better one two years later.
Short-circuit racing is full of health and safety, but the reason I ride a motorbike is because of the danger, and there is no place more dangerous than the TT.
Wikipedia is so dangerous.
You need a vanguard organization in order to overcome the dangerous potential brought about by the uneven development of class militancy and class consciousness.
Instantaneous and mass communication is the mother of mass naivety. Should we then lose hope? Is there any hope? But to lose hope is as dangerous as to nurture false hope. Where then can we find hope that is responsible?
I think it’s dangerous to be optimistic. Things could go terribly wrong virtually overnight.
A gun can be dangerous. But a gun can protect you, you can hunt for food with it – you know, the tool itself is a tool. The intention of the party using the tool is a part of the process, right? You know: the knife cuts the steak, stabs the person, saves somebody from danger, cuts somebody out of a car.
We often joke about men moaning about being ill, whether it’s man flu or anything else. We want them to be silent and strong about these things. And that’s quite dangerous when it comes to depression, because talking about it helps. People bottle it up until it’s too late.
I think life is always dangerous. Some people get afraid of it. Some people don’t go forward. But some people, if they want to achieve their goal, they have to go. They have to move… We have seen the barbaric situation of the 21st century in Swat. So why should I be afraid now?
He uses his good powers for evil, and that’s when it gets to the dangerous side of it.
I put my life in danger every time I do some of these demonstrations, whether it’s in the audience hanging upside down or on the stage. We now have a lot of dangerous stunts where anything can go wrong. In fact, I have fallen two stories and landed on the stage, so I am well aware of the dangers.
As with most liberal sexual ideas, what makes the world a better place for men invariably makes it a duller and more dangerous place for women.
There is no such thing as a dangerous woman; there are only susceptible men.
While law enforcement officers are working hard in Illinois to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people, they face a nearly impossible task because of weak gun laws in surrounding states.
There is a perception within our community and the world that black people don’t love each other. That we don’t fight for each other. That perception is so dangerous. We need positive images to counter the negative portrayals we see every day. And positive doesn’t mean perfect. Perfect is boring.
Meat consumption is just as dangerous to public health as tobacco use… It’s time we looked into holding the meat producers and fast-food outlets legally accountable.
Our border patrol does a great job under these very dangerous conditions. They use very sophisticated equipment, including gamma rays, to detect drugs and illegal immigrants as they enter the U.S.
We get more dangerous as we accumulate knowledge, and that’s both a sadness and something to control, try to learn to live with, make terms with.
It’s ridiculous that time and time again we need a radioactive cloud coming out of a nuclear power-station to remind us that atomic energy is extraordinarily dangerous.
Proliferation of nuclear weapons to terrorist organisations is far more dangerous than proliferation of nuclear weapons to states, even states like North Korea.
I never regret things. It’s a really dangerous thing to say, but for anyone involved in the arts, the bad things that happen make for good material. It’s not a comfortable truth, but it is true.
I am a dangerous man when turned loose with a typewriter.
If you want street fight, let’s go. If you want boxing, I show you. But people think I am, like, gangster. No. Ring is different world. Very dangerous.
You get enough people agreeing in consciousness that Mexico is a dangerous place, and that dangerous thought will make it so.
Neoliberalism considers the discourse of equality, justice, and democracy quaint, if not dangerous and must be either trivialized, turned into its Orwellian opposite, or eviscerated from public life.
It’s dangerous to be anybody popular.
The most dangerous thing Iraq could have ever had was a nuclear weapon. The nuclear weapon Iraq was trying to build was not deliverable by bomb or ballistic missile. It was a large, bulky device that they hoped to bury and set off to let the world know they had a nuclear weapon. They never achieved that.
When you are subverting the power of government, that’s a fundamentally dangerous thing to democracy.
Why do people believe that there are dangerous implications of the idea that the mind is a product of the brain, that the brain is organized in part by the genome, and that the genome was shaped by natural selection?
The U.S. now imports over half of its oil supply from the Middle East. This dangerous dependence on foreign energy sources is an issue of national security.
Thrillers provide the reader with a safe escape into a dangerous world where the stakes are as high as can be imagined with unpredictable outcomes. It’s a perfect genre in which to explore hard issues of good and evil, a mirror that allows the reader to see both the good and not so good in themselves.
Truth, at the wrong time, can be dangerous.
Hopelessness is a really toxic and dangerous state.
A Rick Santorum presidency would be very, very dangerous for America.
This is going right to the police. So, it’s a very dangerous precedent.
Most people, if you live in a big city, you see some form of schizophrenia every day, and it’s always in the form of someone homeless. ‘Look at that guy – he’s crazy. He looks dangerous.’ Well, he’s on the streets because of mental illness. He probably had a job and a home.
I don’t believe in total freedom for the artist. Left on his own, free to do anything he likes, the artist ends up doing nothing at all. If there’s one thing that’s dangerous for an artist, it’s precisely this question of total freedom, waiting for inspiration and the rest of it.
I think quotes are very dangerous things.
I am tapping into a place in you that is unexplored, and very dangerous, but I think essential to the creative life of an artist.
It’s fun to be hopelessly in love. It’s dangerous, but it’s fun.
We’re running the most dangerous experiment in history right now, which is to see how much carbon dioxide the atmosphere… can handle before there is an environmental catastrophe.
Any obsession is dangerous.
I don’t think the sport is any more dangerous than it’s ever been.
A drunk driver is very dangerous. So is a drunk backseat driver if he’s persuasive.
Next to power without honor, the most dangerous thing in the world is power without humor.
All nationalism is dangerous; all religions are dangerous.
There is nothing more dangerous than security.
I’m probably one of the most dangerous men in the world if I want to be. But I never wanted to be anything but me.
Our communities will become more – not less – dangerous when local police officers are pulled from their duties to arrest otherwise law-abiding maids, busboys, and day laborers for immigration violations.
I’m not attracted to dangerous men. I’m attracted, apparently, to height. One ex was 6’6; the one before was 6’4, then 6’3. I like freakishly tall people.
The world is getting to be such a dangerous place, a man is lucky to get out of it alive.
Architecture is a very dangerous job. If a writer makes a bad book, eh, people don’t read it. But if you make bad architecture, you impose ugliness on a place for a hundred years.
You take a number of small steps which you believe are right, thinking maybe tomorrow somebody will treat this as a dangerous provocation. And then you wait. If there is no reaction, you take another step: courage is only an accumulation of small steps.
Established is a dangerous word for me. It could imply a modicum of complacency.
Between lovers a little confession is a dangerous thing.
I never sing in the shower. It’s very dangerous.
It is extremely dangerous to talk about limits or borders. It is vital, instead, that we remain completely open, that we are always involved, and that we aim to contribute personally in social events.
Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Fettuccine Alfredo is dangerous for your health.
Idealistic reformers are dangerous because their idealism has no roots in love, but is simply a hysterical and unbalanced rage for order amidst their own chaos.
We are potentially the most dangerous agency in the country.
There are few things in the world as dangerous as sleepwalkers.
If you have only one passion in life – football – and you pursue it to the exclusion of everything else, it becomes very dangerous. When you stop doing this activity it is as though you are dying. The death of that activity is a death in itself.
We have to bring out the truth about how dark and dangerous and evil the taxi side is.
The record business is dangerous to the health of bands and individuals, which is something I’m just now learning. But it’s not dangerous in any of the ways people think; it’s not that they try to make you compromise your art. That’s not the problem.
A lot of places I go are dangerous, like Tel Aviv or Rio, but that never stops me from going there and putting on a show. I have good security. I don’t worry about that.
I can only hope the federal aid made available today will be sufficient in our recovery efforts, and pray that our citizens continue to be safe from the fallout of this dangerous natural disaster.
We’re making it more difficult to obtain the necessary ingredients to produce meth and tightening criminal penalties for those who deal in this dangerous drug.
We live in a world where we don’t really hear ideas. We just hear propaganda. That’s not just boring. It’s also very dangerous.
The press is a watchdog. Not an attack dog. Not a lapdog. A watchdog. Now, a watchdog can’t be right all the time. He doesn’t bark only when he sees or smells something that’s dangerous. A good watchdog barks at things that are suspicious.
It is dangerous when you start calling people from one part of the world terrorists or fanatic, and you reduce them to some abstract notion. If evil has a geographical place, and if the evil has a name, that is the beginning of fascism. Real life is not this way. You have fanatics and narrow-minded people everywhere.
There are plenty of people on Earth. It’s not like the human race is going to disappear if a few people don’t come back. Exploration is dangerous.
If we set the precedent that a government can use their royal prerogative to take away people’s human rights, that is taking us into a very dangerous political environment.
I think so many young girls get caught up in the challenge of being with somebody who’s dangerous, who’s bad, who’s enticing, who’s all of those things, and you forget what it’s like to enjoy simple love.
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but a little want of knowledge is also a dangerous thing.
Somebody who doesn’t care if they live or die is the most dangerous human being on earth.
Founders go wrong when they start to believe their business plan will materialize as written. I advise entrepreneurs to burn their business plan – it’s simply too dangerous to the health of your business.
Space travel is the only technology that is more dangerous and more expensive now than it was in its first year. Fifty years after Yuri Gagarin, the space shuttle ended up being more dangerous and more expensive to fly than those first throwaway rockets, even though large portions of it were reusable. It’s absurd.
Moral cowardice that keeps us from speaking our minds is as dangerous to this country as irresponsible talk.
The obvious types of American fascists are dealt with on the air and in the press. These demagogues and stooges are fronts for others. Dangerous as these people may be, they are not so significant as thousands of other people who have never been mentioned.
I believe President Bush is one of the most dangerous leaders in the world. He is not in search of peaceful and diplomatic solutions.
When I write, I am not giving a lecture, I am speculating on behavior. Sometimes this is dangerous, but it should be. As I say often, theatre is a dark place and we should keep the light out of it.
Obama‘s personality traits, coupled with his extreme-leftist agenda, make him particularly dangerous to the American ideal and to the preservation of our founding principles, as well as to the liberty and prosperity they guarantee.
Learned Institutions ought to be favorite objects with every free people. They throw that light over the public mind which is the best security against crafty and dangerous encroachments on the public liberty.
A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world.
Most of what you see now emphasizes animals being dangerous to humans.
Extremes are dangerous.
Very seldom in my fiction have I directly used the stories people have told me. I think ripping off people’s lives in fiction is dangerous. It also lacks imagination.
If you’re small and can speak clearly and you’re a cute kid, that’s the craft, really. The whole child actor thing can be dangerous sometimes. Other kids were taking piano lessons; I did ballet and acting.
Politicians as a class are dangerous, that people who are seeking power over us are not, by definition, our friends.
Kitsch is more dangerous than it looks when taken to the extreme.
Every dollar spent on nuclear is one less dollar spent on clean renewable energy and one more dollar spent on making the world a comparatively dirtier and a more dangerous place, because nuclear power and nuclear weapons go hand in hand.
Our science has become terrible, our research dangerous, our findings deadly. We physicists have to make peace with reality. Reality is not as strong as we are. We will ruin reality.
I’m on the air five hours, and I blurt out anything in my head. Dangerous? Maybe.
And I always had this idea for making a movie about a femme fatale, because I like these characters. They’re a lot of fun, they’re sexy, they’re manipulative, they’re dangerous.
September 11th has produced only miniature heroes because our culture has freed itself from many of the old, dangerous, elitist fantasies of heroism… But in so doing, we have not only tamed and diminished heroes. We have risked taming and diminishing ourselves.
Man without conscience is wilder and more dangerous than any beast.
It’s a little dangerous for me to get outside myself and think about how I want people to see me.
My mother had two unshakable beliefs that she tried to drill into me. The first was that I had to study and work twice as hard as my white peers if I wanted to survive in America, and the second was that it was delusional and dangerous to believe I possessed the same freedom white people had to pursue my dreams.
I always thought that poetry is the verdict that others give to a certain kind of writing. So to call yourself a poet is a kind of dangerous description. It’s for others; it’s for others to use.
I don’t want Kylian to play like Neymar and keep the ball. Kylian is incredibly dangerous in the final move, and I want him to stay that way.
Love is a dangerous commodity – fraught with peril.
The expansion and sophistication of transnational crime represents one of the most dangerous threats we confront in the next millennium.
Successful films are very dangerous things.
Given the right set of circumstances any one of us could become dangerous – so why not show that in our programmes?
It’s a dangerous world, man. You’ve gotta keep your eyes and ears peeled and be on the alert all the time.
When you’re undercover you try to stay as true to your identity as you are. You know who you are, and you know how you normally function. If you try to put on a pretense, such as assuming a fake voice, you have to put on that fake voice all of the time. And you can’t afford to slip out of it. It’s too dangerous.
He has honor if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct though it is inconvenient, unprofitable, or dangerous to do so.
The more people that learn about you, even if you’re an underdog, then you can come under fire a lot and the more attention you get and the more threatening or dangerous you appear to people. And the more people try to knock you down.
Most people who make threats don’t follow through. The most dangerous people are often those who never make threats. But ‘most’ and ‘often’ aren’t what you are looking for when you’re dealing with a scary person. You want to ‘know.’ And there is no knowing.
Surgery is a complicated thing to talk about, but I guess it could also be a dangerous thing to play with if you’re not very secure about what you’re doing.