Treachery and violence are spears pointed at both ends — they wound those who resort to them worse than their enemies. (“Wuthering Heights”)
A bicycle does get you there and more… And there is always the thin edge of danger to keep you alert and comfortably apprehensive. Dogs become dogs again and snap at your raincoat; potholes become personal. And getting there is all the fun.
Anybody can jump a motorcycle. The trouble begins when you try to land it.
I know what it feels like to be hunted.
No errors of opinion can possibly be dangerous in a country where opinion is left free to grapple with them.
When you enter the ocean, you enter the food chain, and not necessarily at the top.
The main dangers in this life are the people who want to change everything – or nothing.
If you should go skating on the thin ice of modern life, dragging behind you the silent reproach of a million tear-stained eyes, don’t be surprised when a crack in the ice appears under your feet. You slip out of your depth and out of your mind with your fear flowing out behind you as […]
Intellectual activity is a danger to the building of character.