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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on contempt, danger, disobedience, lawyers, and vices

Winston Churchill, for his part, regarded Gandhi with not a little contempt, describing the 'Mahatma' as a dangerous charlatan: "It is alarming and also nauseating to see Mr. Gandhi, a seditious Middle Temple lawyer, now posing as a fakir of a type well known in the East, striding half-naked up the steps of the Vice regal palace, while he is still organising and conducting a campaign of civil disobedience, to parley on equal terms with the representative of King-Emperor."

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: speech to the West Essex Conservatives, February 23, 1930

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on danger

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Danger - if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never!

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on danger, happiness, and thought

Whom neither shape of danger can dismay, Nor thought of tender happiness betray.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Character of the Happy Warrior.

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A Quote by William T. Sherman on courage and danger

Courage - a perfect sensibility of the measure of danger, and a mental willingness to endure it.

William T. Sherman

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A Quote by William Shakespeare on danger and men

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He thinks too much. Such men are dangerous.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: Julius Cæsar, Act 1, Scene 2

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A Quote by William Shakespeare on cities, conscience, cowardice, danger, gold, lies, obstacles, persuasion, reward, spirit, trust, and wives

FIRST MURDERER: WHERE IS THY CONSCIENCE NOW? SECOND MURDERER: In the Duke of Gloucester's purse FIRST MURDERER: So when he opens his purse to give us our reward, thy conscience flies out. SECOND MURDERER: Let it go; there's few or none will entertain it. FIRST MURDERER: How if it come to thee again? SECOND MURDERER: I'll not meddle with it: it is a dangerous thing: it makes a man a coward: a man cannot steal, but it accuseth him; he cannot swear, but it checks him; he cannot lie with his neighbour's wife, but it detects him: it is a blushing shamefast spirit that multiplies in a man's bosom; it fills one full of obstacles: it made me once restore a purse of gold, that I found: it beggars any man that keeps it: it is turned out of all towns and cities for a dangerous thing; and every man that means to live well, endeavours to trust to himself and to live without it. FIRST MURDERER: 'Zounds, it is even now at my elbow, persuading me not to kill the duke.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: King Richard III, Act I, scene iv

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A Quote by William Shakespeare on danger, heart, and suffering

He's truly valiant that can wisely suffer The worst that man can breathe, and make his wrongs His outsides, to wear them like his raiment, carelessly, And ne'er prefer his injuries to his heart, To bring it into danger.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: Timon of Athens, Act 3, scene 5.

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A Quote by William Shakespeare on danger and path

The path is smooth that leadeth on to danger.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

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A Quote by William Shakespeare on danger, hunger, men, and sleep

CAESAR: Let me have men about me that are fat; Sleek-headed men and such as sleep o' nights: Yond Cassius has a lean and hungry look; He thinks too much: such men are dangerous.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: Julius Caesar, Act 1, Scene 2

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A Quote by William Shakespeare on danger and time

Defer no time, delays have dangerous ends.

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)

Source: King Henry VI, Part i, Act 3, Scene 2

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