Top 50 Peril Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Peril Quotes from famous people such as Henry Kissinger, Norman Davies, Jay Inslee, Harry S Truman, William Lloyd Garrison, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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The superpowers often behave like two heavily armed blind men feeling their way around a room, each believing himself in mortal peril from the other, whom he assumes to have perfect vision.
Henry Kissinger
Under Lenin, hardly less than under Stalin, historians harbored critical opinions at their peril. The writing, let alone the publication, of political diaries was virtually impossible.
Norman Davies
Climate change is a matter of great peril but also one of great promise. We can pioneer the industries of the future, create millions of good-paying jobs, and build the clean energy economy of the future.
Jay Inslee
When even one American – who has done nothing wrong – is forced by fear to shut his mind and close his mouth – then all Americans are in peril.
Harry S Truman
Enslave the liberty of but one human being and the liberties of the world are put in peril.
William Lloyd Garrison
Ambition is a Dead Sea fruit, and the greatest peril to the soul is that one is likely to get precisely what he is seeking.
Edward Dahlberg
As many have noted, the peril for authors is that our work space is too easily our play space.
Guy Gavriel Kay
The Asiatics and the Africans, such as the Russians, the Arabs, the Hindus, are increasing with marked rapidity. Never have the European races been in such great peril as today.
Alexis Carrel
I get to do the most amazing things. We call it Host in Peril quite often, because people love to see me risk my life or be in danger.
Rick Mercer
Congress has turned its back on America’s working families. There are Teamster families in every congressional district in America, and those families vote. Those who would oppose these families have done so at their own political peril.
James P. Hoffa
I’ve slipped enough times over the years to know the peril of a too-smooth sole, so every time I buy a new pair, I take a pair of scissors or a piece of sandpaper to the bottoms to roughen them up. In my catwalk days, I even used to spit on the soles of shoes before I ventured down the runway.
Marie Helvin
If patients are rationing insulin, they are putting themselves in mortal peril to save money. They shouldn’t have to make that choice.
Sara Gideon
At our peril, we ignore the fact that black vernacular, like the blues, both has a form and performs… For just as there would be no American music without black folks, there would be very little of our American language.
Kevin Young
Parliamentary sovereignty – the right to pass laws as the supreme legal authority in the land, including laws that limit the powers of the executive – has been hard-won over hundreds of years. We trample on it at our peril.
Nicky Morgan
Mr. C. Klackner has for sale four etchings etched by myself, at the expense of two years’ time & hard work – ‘The Life Line,’ ‘Peril on the Sea,’ ‘Eight Bells,’ ‘Mending Tears,’ – all of which are very good and should have been put forward long ago, but C. Klackner is waiting for me to die, is my idea of the matter.
Winslow Homer
The search for truth is not a trade by which a man can support himself; for a priest it is a supreme peril .
Alfred Loisy
When there is no peril in the fight there is no glory in the triumph.
Pierre Corneille
My brother had been given a chemistry set for his bar mitzvah, but he wasn’t interested in it. It was upstairs in the attic, and I would sneak up there and use it at great peril because I was afraid if he found out, he would get very angry at me, but he didn’t seem to care.
Eileen Pollack
If you want to underestimate me because I speak like a Mancunian, like the people I grew up with, then so be it at your peril.
Angela Rayner
There is so much art can do to enlighten people, no matter what their views might be. If art can’t go there or doesn’t elevate the social consciousness in some way, then we are in peril.
Octavia Spencer
Like all paradises, Topanga is pitched at the tipping point of promise and peril.
Steve Erickson
I think we have to be fair in saying at this point that neither Roosevelt nor Lewis realized the peril to which they were exposing both the unions and the country.
John T. Flynn
Love is a dangerous commodity – fraught with peril.
Robert Indiana
It was extremely dangerous to be a black man in the KKK. If I’d been exposed, it could have all gone horribly wrong. The Klansmen were armed, and there was always a peril.
Ron Stallworth
The only people with power today are the audience. And that is increasing with Twitter, Facebook, and everything else. We cater to their likes and dislikes, and you ignore that at your peril.
Simon Cowell
Businesses cannot be extricated or disintermediated from the communities they serve. Businesses who do that will do that at their own peril. They will draw fire. And companies who are integrated will be lauded by their communities and not draw fire.
Marc Benioff
Mikheil Saakashvili can claim that 80 per cent of Georgians wanted to join NATO; on the other hand, a similar percentage of Russians would almost certainly support Putin’s quest for a strong Russia. We would mistake this mood at our peril.
Alistair Horne
I’m proud of my wrinkles. They give my face character. As an actress, you mess with that at your peril.
Jane Seymour
We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongue, at our peril, risk and hazard.
The true test of a leader is whether his followers will adhere to his cause from their own volition, enduring the most arduous hardships without being forced to do so, and remaining steadfast in the moments of greatest peril.
The thing with the mustache is, it’s a classic. A guy can always wear a mustache. But it’s still tricky and potentially fraught with peril.
Kayleen Schaefer
One resists categorization at one's peril.

One resists categorization at one’s peril.
Edward Zwick
The fact that the 1984 cold war film ‘Red Dawn’ has been remade is more than just another sign of Hollywood declining into pastiche and repetition. It shows that, in a moment of deep capitalist crisis, the Red Peril is back.
Mark Fisher
America must not ignore the threat gathering against us. Facing clear evidence of peril, we cannot wait for the final proof, the smoking gun that could come in the form of a mushroom cloud.
George W. Bush
I would prefer being in a hard battle; however, I will be satisfied with whatever happens to me in this war, if only the country comes out of this peril safe and to the satisfaction of the finest and best government on earth.
Knute Nelson
You underestimate John Bolton at your peril.
Mehdi Hasan
I think that, as life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of his time at peril of being judged not to have lived.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Electricity, the peril the wind sings to in the wires on a gray day.
Janet Frame
I think if you socialize, dine with, spend time with known terrorists that are on the list of those who want to do harm to America, you put yourself in peril. I don’t dine, socialize or spend time with people who are on the terrorist lists.
Harold Ford, Jr.
Only peril can bring the French together. One can’t impose unity out of the blue on a country that has 265 different kinds of cheese.
Charles de Gaulle
I’ve never owned an actual trail-running shoe myself, but maybe I should. My favorite paths are fraught with peril, much of it skulking at shoelace level. A rock, a root, an errant pine cone. Wham, and you’re down, choking in dust and picking pebbles from wounds in your forearms and knees.
Don Kardong
I have been in many countries, and I have found there people examining their own love of life, sense of peril, their own common sense. The one thing they cannot understand is why that same love of life, sense of peril and above all common sense, is not invariably shared among their leaders and rulers.
William Golding
And I think detente had manifestly failed, and that the pursuit of it was encouraging Soviet expansion and rendering the world more dangerous, and especially rendering the Western world in greater peril.
Jeane Kirkpatrick
Take anything seriously in life, and you set yourself up for peril – trust me.
Craig David
Having served as the majority spokesman for the House Ways and Means Committee after Republicans took the House in 1994, I’ve seen the promise and the peril of divided government before.
Ari Fleischer
The best way to use the gold of the Redeemer is for the redemption of those in peril.
Saint Ambrose
Mother’s Day, like motherhood itself, is fraught with peril. There are so many ways to get it wrong, so many opportunities to disappoint and be disappointed.
Meghan Daum
The founding of Graeae by disabled actors was a huge political statement that you forgot at your peril.
Tony Robinson
Generally, social networking sites can be hugely promising and beneficial in opening new friendships and vistas and knowledge of the world, but they are also fraught with peril, when young people are reckless or headless.
Richard Blumenthal
The honors of this world, what are they but puff, and emptiness, and peril of falling?
Saint Augustine