I was recently living more comfortably surrounded by secrets… Like dozens of luxurious satiny pillows, they were embracing me from all directions into safe lulling warmth, thus isolating me from the sharp dead-cold edges of the truth hiding behind their endearingly smooth textures and tender soothing colours.Secrets could be so irresistibly beautiful…
And what if you try to kill me? Or worse: to kiss me?
I mean it. Aside from the old coastal cities, which in Australia are still very young themselves, what you have is a vast stretch of wilderness, wholly natural, with all the horror that nature brings to the table when she dines.””You make it sound like we’ll barely survive,” Clare said.”Oh, I’m sure we will, at...
I don’t think Serbia-Montenegro is in danger, we are not interesting to them (the militants).
This is not a list of the nation’s worst rivers, it is a list of rivers that are in danger.
Zalos: ‘The world is full of massive things in motion. Little creatures get hurt.
And then I heard the ring of metal on concrete, and I went cold, because one of them had found a piece of rebar lying around, and I knew with sudden certainty that these guys were going to kill me right here on this stupid sidewalk, for nothing, without even the reason of knowing my...
Danger confronted properly is not something a man must fear.
The wise man in the storm prays to God, not for safety from danger, but deliverance from fear
You would do well to guard your tongue, lest it be stricken from you.
Be careful what you wish for. Especially out loud.
The biggest danger in sailing is not the open ocean. It’s hitting things. So if I have a thousand miles between me and land, a storm doesn’t really upset me. If the boat’s set up right, you get beat up a little bit, but the boat’s going to handle it fine.
There’s never been a true war that wasn’t fought between two sets of people who were certain they were in the right. The really dangerous people believe they are doing whatever they are doing solely and only because it is without question the right thing to do. And that is what makes them dangerous.
Again with that slow, lordly smile. Perfectly shaped for Luc’s fist.
What do you call yourself?” the Fawn said at last. Such a soft sweet voice it had!”I wish I knew!” thought poor Alice. She answered, rather sadly, “Nothing, just now.””Think again,” it said: “that won’t do.”Alice thought, but nothing came of it. “Please, would you tell me what you call yourself?” she said timidly, “I...
There are always risks in battle. It’s a dangerous business. The trick is to take the right ones.’ [said Halt].’How do you know which are the right ones?’ Shigeru asked.Halt glanced at his two younger companions. They grinned and answered in chorus, ‘You wait and see if you win.
Everyone has known this condition of mind, though perhaps not all in the same degree; everyone will recognise it as the condition in which he has done brave things with apparent serenity; and everyone reading will say, Fortunate for Ben Hur if the folly which now catches him is but a friendly harlequin with whistle...
Her beauty was a weapon. A loaded gun, with the barrel pointed at her own head.
In any case there was no danger whatsoever for the presidents,
I’ll keep my head down,” Mally assured him. “I’ll be careful.””If anything happens—“”If anything happens I’ll tell you immediately.”Ivan seemed pleased at that and relaxed against a tree trunk.”Good. I don’t want your mother chasing me around Lenzar with a carving knife.
If we find there is human-to-human transmission anywhere, there is danger everywhere,
Man’s inhumanity to man will continue as long as man loves God more than he loves his fellow man. The love of God means wasted love. ‘For God and Country’ means a divided allegiance—a 50 per cent patriot.The most abused word in the language of man is the word ‘God.’ The reason for this is...
Anger is danger. Or at least 5/6th of it. That leaves 1/6th, if you want The D.