Top 25 Perilous Quotes

Here we have the best Perilous Quotes from famous authors such as Maria Edgeworth, Alanis Morissette, Thomas McGuane, Patrick deWitt, Elizabeth I. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.

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Maria Edgeworth
Beauty is now defined by your bones sticking out of your decolletage. For that to be the standard is really perilous for women.

You reach a point at which you have to view your life through the things you’ve spent so much time doing. The alternative is a perilous feeling of waste.

The initial spark, your affection for the characters, all those things can disappear. It’s a perilous thing.

A strength to harm is perilous in the hand of an ambitious head.

It is often more important to act than to understand… there are times… when two conflicting opinions, though one happens to be right, are more perilous than one opinion which is wrong.

John Grierson
I fear we might be losing the basic human facility to be alone – and with that you throw out independent decision-making, what to trust, what not to trust; key stuff – a perilous loss.

The perils of credit and debt, especially perilous in the computer age, have long been acknowledged in pop culture, but very infrequently by TV.

In LA, where I live, it’s all about perfectionism. Beauty is now defined by your bones sticking out of your decolletage. For that to be the standard is really perilous for women.

This is a perilous time, and more than ever, the world needs a united and strong America. If, God forbid, we live to see Mr. Obama president, we will live through a socialist era that America has not seen before, and our country will be weakened in every way.

Gadhafi was a monster who ruled his country for 42 years with an iron fist and became an international pariah as a result. However, he found religion once he recognized his perilous position when the U.S. adopted an uncompromising response to international terrorism following 9/11.

Luxury! more perilous to youth than storms or quicksand, poverty or chains.

Hannah More
I know the world is pretty intense, but in my opinion, there’s nothing more perilous than being a teenager and watching a raunchy comedy with your parents.

The United States, to state the obvious, is greatly concerned by the startling number of unaccompanied minors that – children and teenagers who are making a very perilous journey through Central America to reach the United States.

Revelation can be more perilous than Revolution.

Everyone seems agreed that writing about sex is perilous, partly because it threatens to swamp highly individualised characters in a generic, featureless activity (much like coffee-cup dialogue, during which everyone sounds the same), and partly because it feelstacky.

I could not tread these perilous paths in safety, if I did not keep a saving sense of humor.

Horatio Nelson
It used to be the case that for an Irishman to come to the U.S. involved a perilous journey on a ship. It involved singing lots of songs before you left saying goodbye, and once you were in the U.S., it involved singing lots of songs about how you were never going to set foot in Ireland again.

Joseph O’Neill
Learning without thought is labor lost; thought without learning is perilous.

That’s whyStar Wars‘ is appealing. You watch someone fight the perilous monster.

I was born in Budapest, Hungary, and moved to the United States in 1956. It was during the Hungarian Revolution when Russian tanks rolled into Budapest, and my familyme, my brother, and my parents – escaped over the border to Austria. We just took whatever we could carry. It was perilous, but we made it across.

We are in perilous territory the stronger Iran gets. And they’re getting stronger. We should make them weaker.

Donald Trump, in my judgment, would make a perilous world even more dangerous. I worry that his tendency to lash out and his ill-informed comments would cause dangerous events to escalate and possibly spin out of control at a time when our world is beset with conflicts.

By far my most perilous assignment was covering a tank car explosion.

To act coolly, intelligently and prudently in perilous circumstances is the test of a man – and also a nation.