Cautiousness Quotes

Jul 29, 2019 | Character Quotables | 0 comments

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“Carelessness about our security is dangerous; carelessness about our freedom is also dangerous.”

-Adlai E. Stevenson

“Because we focused on the snake, we missed the scorpion.”

-Egyptian Proverb

“Eggs have no business dancing with stones.”

-Haitian Proverb

“The future isn’t something that just happens. It is a brutal force with a great sense of humor that will steamroll if you’re not watching.”

-Bill Murray

“A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over.”

-Ben Franklin

“Only YOU can prevent forest fires.”

-Smokey the Bear

“Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.”

-Ambrose Bierce

“By swallowing evil words unsaid, no one has ever harmed his stomach.”

-Winston Churchill

“Caution is not cowardly. Carelessness is not courage.”

-Source Unknown

“Everything you say should be true, but not everything true should be said.”


“Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.”

-Abraham Lincoln

“Be careful with what you feed your mind with. For what goes inside a man impacts the conviction of what is to come out of him.”

-Lord Jack Kabasu

“One must not play on the nose of a sleeping bear.”

-German Proverb

“By far the most dangerous foe we have to fight is apathy – indifference from whatever cause, not from a lack of knowledge, but from carelessness, from absorption in other pursuits, from a contempt bred of self-satisfaction.”

-William Osler

“Nothing seems expensive on credit.”

-Czech Proverb

“Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.”

-Albert Einstein

“Before you speak, listen. Before you write, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you invest, investigate. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. Before you retire, save. Before you die, give.”

-William Arthur Ward

“It is circumstance and proper timing that give an action its character and make it either good or bad.”

-Source Unknown

“Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.”

-Victor Hugo

“It is a good thing to learn caution from the misfortunes of others.”

-Publilius Syrus