The true man wants two things: danger and play. For that reason he wants woman, as the most dangerous plaything.— Friedrich Nietzsche
Pleasurable Dangerous Things quotations
It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.
I have to remind myself that some birds aren't meant to be caged.
Their feathers are just too bright. And when they fly away, the part of you that knows it was a sin to lock them up does rejoice.
The most dangerous thing in the world is to have no purpose.
Fear is not real. The only place that fear can exist is in our thoughts of the future. It is a product of our imagination, causing us to fear things that do not at present and may not ever exist. That is near insanity Kitai. Do not misunderstand me, danger is very real, but fear is a choice.
I learned two things growing up in Texas.
1: God loves you, and you're going to burn in hell forever. 2: Sex is the dirtiest and most dangerous thing you can possibly do, so save it for someone you love.
I want to think again of dangerous and noble things.
I want to be light and frolicsome. I want to be improbable and beautiful and afraid of nothing as though I had wings.
There is the danger of over preparation, of loss of spontaneity;
over rehearsal is the most terrible thing you can imagine. We do have a very close association between costume and set designer, though. And the cameraman is very important, of course.
There are few things more dangerous than a mixture of power, arrogance and incompetence.
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.
After a few months in my parents' basement, I took an apartment near the state university, where I discovered both crystal methamphetamine and conceptual art. Either one of these things are dangerous, but in combination they have the potential to destroy entire civilizations.
Hope, it is the only thing stronger than fear.
A little hope is effective, a lot of hope is dangerous.
You have plenty of courage, I am sure," answered Oz.
"All you need is confidence in yourself. There is no living thing that is not afraid when it faces danger. The true courage is in facing danger when you are afraid, and that kind of courage you have in plenty.
A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.
Diversity may be the hardest thing for a society to live with, and perhaps the most dangerous thing for a society to be without.
There's no such thing as a good gun. There's no such thing as a bad gun. A gun in the hands of a bad man is a very dangerous thing. A gun in the hands of a good person is no danger to anyone except the bad guys.
Whoever accelerates the media of earth, water and air centrifugally perishes unconditionally, for in so doing they reduce the Blood of the Earth (water) to a pathogenic state and make it the most dangerous enemy of all living and growing things.
The most dangerous thing you can do is to take any one impulse of your own nature and set it up as the thing you ought to follow at all costs.
Going to a psychiatrist has become one of the most dangerous things a person can do.
You cannot settle a new country without suffering, exposure, and danger.
Cheerful endurance of hardships and contempt of surroundings become a virtue in a pioneer. Comfort is a comparatively new thing in the United States.
The comic book world is so dangerous, you know what I mean? You say one thing and people - they're ravenous - they are very opinionated fans. But they're great fans.
He [Hitler] seemed very depressed and upset about the Stalingrad disaster.
He said that one is always liable to look on the black side of things after a defeat, a tendency which can lead one into dangerous and false conclusions.
This is the most dangerous trial of all, when there is no trial and every thing goes well; for then a man is tempted to forget God, to become too bold and to misuse times of prosperity.
Why are scientists now using lawyers in laboratory experiments instead of rats? Three reasons: (1) lawyers are more plentiful than rats, (2) there is no danger the scientists will become attached to the lawyers, and (3) there are some things rats just won't do.
The peril of the hour moved the British to tremendous exertions, just as always in a moment of extreme danger things can be done which had previously been thought impossible. Mortal danger is an effective antidote for fixed ideas.
It's human nature to start taking things for granted again when danger isn't banging loudly on the door.
A little learning is a dangerous thing.
Perfect wisdom has four parts: Wisdom, the principle of doing things aright.
Justice, the principle of doing things equally in public and private. Fortitude, the principle of not fleeing danger, but meeting it. Temperance, the principle of subduing desires and living moderately.
But I have been too deeply hurt, Sam.
I tried to save the Shire, and it has been saved, but not for me. It must often be so, Sam, when things are in danger: some one has to give them up, lose them, so that others may keep them.
Between the great things we cannot do and the small things we will not do, the danger is that we shall do nothing.
If a little knowledge was a dangerous thing, a lot was lethal.
Let your boat of life be light, packed with only what you need - a homely home and simple pleasures, one or two friends, worth the name, someone to love and someone to love you, a cat, a dog, and a pipe or two, enough to eat and enough to wear, and a little more than enough to drink; for thirst is a dangerous thing.
One thing I can say about our band is this.
If you got something good to lay on us, enlighten us, but if you got something bad to lay on us, you can get your teeth knocked clean down your throat man. Dangerous people. Lovely people.
Risky, thought Paul D, very risky. For a used-to-be-slave woman to love anything that much was dangerous, especially if it was her children she had settled on to love. The best thing, he knew, was to love just a little bit, so when they broke its back, or shoved it in a croaker sack, well, maybe you'd have a little love left over for the next one.
But the most dangerous thing in the world in the world is to run the risk of waking up one morning and realizing suddenly that all this time you've been living without really and truly living and by then it's too late. When you wake up to that kind of realization, it's too late for wishes and regrets. It's even too late to dream.