The dangers which threaten us are twofold: First, from the Confederate forces, composed of men whose earnest convictions and reckless bravery it is idle to deny.
There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty.
Men in business are in as much danger from those at work under them as from those that work against them.
The danger from computers is not that they will eventually get as smart as men, but that we will meanwhile agree to meet them halfway.
men are undoubtedly more in danger from prosperity than from adversity. for when matters go smoothly, they flatter themselves, and are intoxicated by their success
The highest type of free men should be sought where the highest resistance is constantly overcome: five steps from tyranny, close to the threshold of the danger of servitude.
The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.
Men are born to succeed, not to fail.
Henry David Thoreau