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.
How great are the dangers I face to win a good name in Athens.
I shall state silences more competently than ever a better man spangled the butterflies of vertigo.
Sadat was a great and good man, and his most bitter and dangerous enemies were people who were obsessed with hatred for his peaceful goals.
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.
The cruellest lies are often told in silence.
Not every truth is the better for showing its face undisguised; and often silence is the wisest thing for a man to heed.
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.
That's why I called my record Devil Without a Cause - I'm a white boy who's so sick of hearing that white kids are going to steal rap.
Nothing is as dangerous as an ignorant friend; a wise enemy is to be preferred.
The proximity of a desirable thing tempts one to overindulgence. On that path lies danger.
Silence. All human unhappiness comes from not knowing how to stay quietly in a room.
A man must know how to estimate a sour face.? The sour face of the multitude, like thier sweet faces, have no deep cause, but are put on and off as the wind blows and the newspaper directs.
I've been reckless, but I'm not a rebel without a cause.
I like not only to be loved, but to be told that I am loved; the realm of silence is large enough beyond the grave.
The most dangerous is that it's humiliating you. The communism humiliates your pride, because it's forcing you voluntarily to twist your spine.
Danger breeds best on too much confidence.
Delay always breeds danger; and to protract a great design is often to ruin it.
To stand in silence when they should be protesting makes cowards out of men.
Let go, and move closer to existence in silence and peace, in meditation.
The true genius shudders at incompleteness - and usually prefers silence to saying something which is not everything it should be.
Our insignificance is often the cause of our safety.
It's a very small and select slice of all the people who have ever been born. I believe we've come back during this time, those of us who are here now, specifically to experience it. And to cause a 'quickening of the spirit.'
In war, events of importance are the result of trivial causes.
Nothing matters but the writing. There has been nothing else worthwhile... a stain upon the silence.