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|Corneille, Pierre To conquer without danger is to conquer without glory. ... Ellis, |
Havelock One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to
run away from it. ... Emerson, Ralph Waldo The most dangerous thing is illusion.
|When you intend things with a lot of passion this tends to make severe torment |
come on to you even faster, the deeper ... The danger of want and desire is
mainly that they are illusions, and the most dangerous thing about these illusions
is that ...
|"The most dangerous thing about you, Stanleigh," her mother had once stated, "is |
your capacity for caring. It's a weapon you use primarily against yourself, to
calamitous effect." Years ago, when her mother said this, Leigh had laughed.
Now it ...
|And as for sitting by yourself in a corner alone with your intellect, it is the most |
dangerous thing of all.” “But what insolence!” said Lucien. “Pshaw! we all of us
laughatDauriat,”said Etienne. “If you are in need of him, he tramples upon you;
Honore de Balzac, Ellen Marriage (Translator) - 2009 - 481 pages
|You must know people if you mean to get on nowadays.--It is all luck, you see. |
And as for sitting by yourself in a corner alone with your intellect, it is the most
dangerous thing of all." "But what insolence!" said Lucien. "Pshaw! we all of us
|We all knew when things went well and when they didn't. Nobody goofed ... |
Diving is most dangerous when we forget how dangerous it is. And it's easy to
forget. ... The better the equipment works, the better the illusion. And the better
|A general consciousness of illusion has taken over from the reality of both. ... The |
most dangerous thing about any utterance, in this movement, is that it creates the
possibility of communication, which is already known to be an illusion.The total ...
|... change, between tradition and criticism, is a condition of human life — a thing |
its enemies are seldom prepared to admit. ... arises one of the most dangerous
illusions of our civilization — the illusion that there are no limits to the changes
|The only thing might be But no, it is too risky.' 'What is too risky?' 'To go after him |
when he is looking for a victim. At those times, he always eludes his servants and
goes out alone. It is then that he is at his most dangerous, for he is a madman.
|He has continued to mount the long stone staircase, which creates the illusion |
that one is climbing a natural path up the hillside. The steps are charming, but
there is something off about them. Too low or too high, they fool the foot, and over