A Quote by Thucydides on danger, glory, and vision

The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it.

Thucydides (c.460 - 400 BC)

Source: The History of the Peloponnesian War, 431—413 BC.,

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A Quote by Thornton Niven Wilder on danger, people, rest, and world

Ninety-nine per cent of the people in the world are fools and the rest of us are in great danger of contagion.

Thornton Wilder (1897 - 1975)

Source: The Matchmaker, 1954,act I

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A Quote by Thomas J. Watson on conformity, controversy, danger, fear, ideas, independence, mind, and path

Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the danger of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of "crackpot" than the stigma of conformity.

Thomas Watson (1874 - 1956)

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A Quote by Thomas Jefferson on army and danger

Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies.

Thomas Jefferson (1743 - 1826)

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A Quote by Thomas Haynes Bayly on danger


Oh pilot, 't is a fearful night! There 's danger on the deep.

Thomas Haynes Bayly (1797 - 1839)

Source: The Pilot.

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A Quote by Thomas Fuller on danger


A danger foreseen is half avoided.

Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)

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A Quote by Thomas Campbell on danger, departure, and peace

The meteor flag of England Shall yet terrific burn, Till danger's troubled night depart, And the star of peace return.

Thomas Campbell (1777 - 1844)

Source: Ye Mariners of England, 1800

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A Quote by Thomas Alva Edison on business, danger, government, and privacy

There is far more danger in public than in private monopoly, for when Government goes into business it can always shift its losses to the taxpayers. Government never makes ends meet-and that is the first requisite of business.

Thomas Edison (1847 - 1931)

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A Quote by Theodore C. Speers, D.D. on christianity, cities, danger, difficulty, faith, needs, and pessimism

City folk need not feel sorry for themselves or be pessimistic about the soil in which Christianity is planted to live and bear fruit. The Christian faith was made for contest, and its best fruits are always produced out of the harsh soil of difficulty and danger.

Theodore C. Speers

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A Quote by Sydney Smith on danger, thinking, world, and worth

To do anything in this world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in, and scramble through as well as we can.

Sydney Smith (1771 - 1845)

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