„Fear of danger is ten thousand times more terrifying than danger itself.“

—  Daniel Defoe, La vie et les aventures de Robinson Crusoe

Variante: Fear of danger is ten thousand times more terrifying than danger itself.
Quelle: Robinson Crusoe (1719), Ch. 11, Finds Print of Man's Foot on the Sand.

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englischer Schriftsteller und Journalist 1660 - 1731

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„An enemy forgiven is more dangerous than a thousand foes.“

—  Rodolfo Graziani Italian general 1882 - 1955

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„Ten people who know would be more dangerous than a million armed anarchists.“

—  Robert Anton Wilson American author and polymath 1932 - 2007

Hugh Crane a.k.a. Cagliostro the Great, in Schrödinger's Cat Trilogy : The Trick Top Hat (1979)
Kontext: There is no governor anywhere; you are all absolutely free. There is no restraint that cannot be escaped. We are all absolutely free. If everybody could go into dhyana at will, nobody could be controlled — by fear of prison, by fear of whips or electroshock, by fear of death, even. All existing society is based on keeping those fears alive, to control the masses. Ten people who know would be more dangerous than a million armed anarchists.

„There is danger in deep water, and danger is more real than beauty in a boy’s mind.“

—  Mervyn Peake English writer, artist, poet and illustrator 1911 - 1968

Quelle: Gormenghast (1950), Chapter 50, section 2 (p. 661)

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„You are more dangerous than daybreak.“

—  Holly Black, buch The Coldest Girl in Coldtown

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„Let the fear of a danger be a spur to prevent it: he that fears otherwise, gives advantage to the danger.“

—  Benjamin Disraeli British Conservative politician, writer, aristocrat and Prime Minister 1804 - 1881

From the Enchiridion (1640) of Francis Quarles.
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„The late Indira Gandhi always used to warn about the dangers that the country was facing. She used to keep saying that the country was going through a very dangerous time. This danger is now many times more than what it was at that time. We should all be cautious now.“

—  Rajiv Gandhi sixth Prime Minister of India 1944 - 1991

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„Quick riches are more dangerous than poverty.“

—  Napoleon Hill, buch Think and Grow Rich

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„Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.“

—  Friedrich Nietzsche, buch Menschliches, Allzumenschliches

Section IX, "Man Alone with Himself" / aphorism 483
Human, All Too Human (1878), Helen Zimmern translation
Kontext: Enemies of truth. Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.

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