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It is dangerous for a national candidate to say things
by Eugene McCarthy

It is dangerous for a national candidate to say things
that people might remember.
- Eugene McCarthy

I can still smell the tear gas in the Hilton Hotel.
- Eugene McCarthy

Being in politics is like being a football coach.
You have to be smart enough to understand the game,
and dumb enough to think it's important.
- Eugene McCarthy

No man could be equipped for the presidency if he has
never been tempted by one of the seven cardinal sins.
- Eugene McCarthy

 

The Senate is the last primitive society in the world.
We still worship the elders of the tribe and honor
the territorial imperative.
- Eugene McCarthy

Have you ever tried to split sawdust?
- Eugene McCarthy

The only thing that saves us from the bureaucracy is its inefficiency.
- Eugene McCarthy

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Great talents are the most lovely
and often the most dangerous
fruits on the tree of humanity.
They hang upon the most slender twigs
that are easily snapped off.
- Carl Jung

The world is a dangerous place,
not because of those who do evil,
but because of those who look on and do nothing.
- Albert Einstein

An idea that is not dangerous is
unworthy of being called an idea at all.
- Oscar Wilde

The most dangerous phrase in the language is,
"We've always done it this way."
- Grace Hopper

Not every difficult and dangerous thing
is suitable for training,
but only that which is conducive to success
in achieving the object of our effort.
- Epictetus

Beware of false knowledge;
it is more dangerous than ignorance.
- George Bernard Shaw

Nothing in all the world is more dangerous
than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The world is not dangerous because of those who do harm
but because of those who look at it without doing anything.
- Albert Einstein

Life is a dangerous - ultimately fatal - endeavor,
so you may as well live it full out.
Chart your course, cast off the lines,
and boldly sail the seas of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Prejudice is a two-edged sword.
Like the steel sort of sword, it's very sharp, very useful,
and very dangerous if not properly mastered.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The test of all beliefs is their practical effect in life.
If it be true that optimism compels the world forward,
and pessimism retards it, then it is dangerous to
propagate a pessimistic philosophy.
- Helen Keller

Remain in wonder if you want the mysteries to open up for you.
Mysteries never open up for those who go on questioning.
Questioners sooner or later end up in a library.
Questioners sooner or later end up with scriptures,
because scriptures are full of answers.
And answers are dangerous, they kill your wonder.
- Osho

Children are curious and are risk takers.
They have lots of courage.
They venture out into a world
that is immense and dangerous.
A child initially trusts life
and the processes of life.
- John Bradshaw

I'm all in favor of keeping dangerous weapons
out of the hands of fools.
Let's start with typewriters.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

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.
- Warren G. Bennis

Anger and Danger are intimately intertwined.
An angry person is a dangerous person,
whether that person crosses our path
or whether the angry person is ourself.
To complete the anger/danger cycle,
whenever we feel threatened -
when we believe we are in danger -
we tend to exhibit anger as well as fear.
We look for someone to blame for the dangerous situation,
and direct our anger toward them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The time-traveling is just too dangerous.
Better that I devote myself to study
the other great mystery of the universe - women!
- the movie Back to the Future II

A world without nuclear weapons would be less stable
and more dangerous for all of us.
- Margaret Thatcher

Power is always dangerous.
Power attracts the worst and corrupts the best.
- Edward Abbey

The most dangerous food is wedding cake.
- James Thurber

The most dangerous creation of any society is the man who has nothing to lose.
- James A. Baldwin

Next to power without honor, the most dangerous thing
in the world is power without humor.
- Eric Sevareid

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

You know they say the most dangerous person of the
world is a member of the United States Congress just
home from a three-day fact-finding trip.
- Johnny Isakson

Politics is almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous.
In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times.
- Winston Churchill

A person is smart. People are dumb,
panicky dangerous animals and you know it.
Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew
the Earth was the center of the universe.
Five hundred years ago,
everybody knew the Earth was flat,
and fifteen minutes ago,
you knew that humans were alone on this planet.
Imagine what you'll know tomorrow.
- the movie Men in Black

Family life itself, that safest, most traditional,
most approved of female choices, is not a sanctuary:
It is,
perpetually, a dangerous place.
- Margaret Drabble

Your most dangerous competitors are those that are most like you.
- Bruce Henderson

True, a little learning is a dangerous thing,
but it still beats total ignorance.
- Abigail Van Buren

The greater the power, the more dangerous the abuse.
- Edmund Burke

It is dangerous to be right in matters
on which the established authorities are wrong.
- Voltaire

From the equality of rights springs identity of our highest interests;
you cannot subvert your neighbor's rights without striking
a dangerous blow at your own.
- Carl Schurz

Government is not reason; it is not eloquent;
it is force.
Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.
- George Washington

Truth uttered before its time is always dangerous.
- Mencius

If there's something dangerous, sauces are dangerous for the body.
- Karl Lagerfeld

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.
- Linda Chavez

The radical elements in Islam are very dangerous.
- Brent Scowcroft

You know, at that age you want to show everyone else how wild you are.
It's a combination of being bored, looking for a cheap
thrill and being really stupid -
a dangerous combination.
- Mike Judge

Life is intrinsically, well, boring and dangerous at the same time.
At any given moment the floor may open up.
Of course, it almost never does; that's what makes it so boring.
- Edward Gorey

It is more dangerous that even
a guilty person should be punished
without the forms of law
than that he should escape.
- Thomas Jefferson

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.
- Tim Robbins

So I don't really focus too much on that,
and I think it's dangerous if your goal in life is to get the other guy,
then you're not going to be doing a really quality job yourself.
- Katie Couric

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.
- Thomas Keneally

It is very a dangerous thing to have an idea that you will not practice.
- Phyllis Bottome

A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world.
- John le Carre

I think we're entering a very dangerous time.
The West has set itself up, decided it's in charge,
not for good intentions, not for the benefit of mankind.
- Thom Yorke

The armored cars of dreams, contrived to let us do
so many a dangerous thing.
- Elizabeth Bishop

The idea that is not dangerous is not worthy of being called an idea at all.
- Elbert Hubbard

I think quotes are very dangerous things.
- Kate Bush

It's the same each time with progress.
First they ignore you, then they say you're mad,
then dangerous, then there's a pause and then you can't
find anyone who disagrees with you.
- Tony Benn

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.
- Martin C. Smith

Almost all people have this potential for evil,
which would be unleashed only under certain dangerous social circumstances.
- Iris Chang

It would be dangerous territory if I wasn't practising
what I preach which is to always accept responsibility,
always accept the consequences of your actions.
- David Blunkett

It's very dangerous to wave to people you don't know
because what if they don't have hands? They'll think you're cocky.
- Mitch Hedberg

I am more and more convinced that man is a dangerous creature and that power,
whether vested in many or a few, is ever grasping,
and like the grave, cries, 'Give, give.'
- Abigail Adams

I would venture to warn against too great intimacy
with artists as it is very seductive and a little dangerous.
- Queen Victoria

It has become much more difficult to smuggle dangerous
substances across our borders over the past three years,
and this is creating real problems for drug traffickers.
- John Walters

One of the most dangerous forms of human error is forgetting
what one is trying to achieve.
- Paul Nitze

May your trails be crooked, winding,
lonesome,
dangerous, leading to the most amazing view.
May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.
- Edward Abbey

If you want to make a dangerous man your friend,
let him do you a favor.
- Joe E. Lewis

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.
- David Neeleman

In addition, each barrel of oil we save through conservation
further decreases our dangerous reliance on unstable Middle East oil.
- Paul Gillmor

A little knowledge is a dangerous thing,
but a little want of knowledge is also a dangerous thing.
- Samuel Butler

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.
- Lou Harrison


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