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Danger and delight grow on one stalk. - English Proverb

I want to paint the way a bird sings. - Claude Monet

I invented the cordless extension cord. - Steven Wright

The greatest danger to our future is apathy. - Jane Goodall

With great power comes great electricity bill. - Unknown

Safety is a cheap and effective insurance policy. - Unknown

Was there a bird for the souls of people like me? - Ruta Sepetys

The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship. - William Blake

In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

A person's fears are lighter when the danger is at hand. - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The Bird of Hermes is my name, eating my wings to make me tame. - Kohta Hirano

The best car safety device is a rear-view mirror with a cop in it. - Dudley Moore

The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions. - Alfred Adler

There is danger in reckless change, but greater danger in blind conservatism. - Henry George

We're all just ghosts on a wire seeking the prick of an electric thought. - Robert Fanney

Actually, I comb my hair quite often. Of course, I use an electric toothbrush. - Phyllis Diller

Though what bird in the best of circumstances does not look a little stricken? - Lorrie Moore

A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer; it sings because it has a song. - Lou Holtz

During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk. - Soren Kierkegaard

A pedestrian is a man in danger of his life. A walker is a man in possession of his soul. - David McCord

My uncle's dying wish was to have me sitting in his lap; he was in the electric chair. - Rodney Dangerfield

Remember that the danger that is most to be feared is never the danger we are most afraid of. - Andrew Lang

I'd rather learn from one bird how to sing than to teach ten thousand stars how not to dance. - e e cummings

Until we extend the circle of our compassion to all living things, we will not ourselves find peace. - Albert Schweitzer

We could not understand that there was anything about a bird that could not be built on a larger scale. - Orville Wright

A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward. - Jean Paul Richter

You might be a redneck if your wheelbarrow breaks and it takes four relatives to figure out how to fix it. - Jeff Foxworthy

The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that men may become robots. - Eric Fromm

I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird and not enough the bad luck of the early worm. - Franklin D Roosevelt

Plenty of people who survive tragedies end up ambivalent about danger--frightened by it, yet strangely drawn to it. - Keith Ablow

Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. - Benjamin Franklin

Imagine if you succeeded in making the world perfect for your children what a shock the rest of life would be for them. - Joyce Maynard

There is no living thing that is not afraid when it faces danger. The true courage is in facing danger when you are afraid. - L. Frank Baum

If this humor be the safety of our race, then it is due largely to the infusion into the American people of the Irish brain. - William Howard Taft

You are Mr. Owl. I am Ms. Hummingbird. We may come from different species but as long as you're a bird, I'm a bird too. - Glad Munaiseche

Faithfulness is essential to the character of a friend: without this there can be no safety in intimacy with and confidence in him. - Samuel Hopkins

One would be in less danger
From the wiles of the stranger,
If one’s own kin and kith
Were more fun to be with. - Ogden Nash

A male frigate bird blows up a wild red pouch on his neck. He can keep it puffed up for hours. It is his way of impressing the girls. - Julie Murphy

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters. One represents danger, and the other represents opportunity. - John F Kennedy

The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark. - Michelangelo Buonarroti


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