Caution Quotes

Read the best selected caution quotes by some famous people of their times. These caution quotes will motivate and inspire you and you will be much wiser about the subject.


Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness. Bertrand Russell
Caution is not cowardly. Carelessness is not courage. Anonymous
If one has to jump a stream and knows how wide it is, he will not jump. If he does not know how wide it is, he will jump, and six times out of ten he will make it. Persian Proverb
To fear the worst oft cures the worse. William Shakespeare
When a fox preaches, take care of your geese. Proverb
Those who prepared for all the emergencies of life beforehand may equip themselves at the expense of joy. Edward M. Forster
Prudence is but experience, which equal time, equally bestows on all men, in those things they equally apply themselves unto. Thomas Hobbes
Be slow of tongue and quick of eye. Miguel De Cervantes
Caution is the confidential agent of selfishness. Woodrow T. Wilson
Look twice before you leap. Charlotte Bronte
Every human being has, like Socrates, an attendant spirit; and wise are they who obey its signals. If it does not always tell us what to do, it always cautions us what not to do. Lydia M. Child
Beware of all enterprises that require a new set of clothes. Henry David Thoreau
Take care that you do not despise one of these little ones; for I tell you, in heaven their angels continually see the face of my Father. [Matthew 18:10] Bible
Beware of silent dogs and still waters. Portuguese Proverb
Vigilance is the virtue of vice. C. J. Weber
Don't throw away the old bucket until you know whether the new one holds water. Swedish Proverb
Beware of one who has nothing to lose. Italian Proverb
Always count the cost. American Proverb
Of all the thirty-six alternatives, running away is best. Chinese Proverb
A mousetrap always provides free cheese. Anonymous
Caution has its place, no doubt, but we cannot refuse our support to a serious venture which challenges the whole of the personality. If we oppose it, we are trying to suppress what is best in man --his daring and his aspirations. And should we succeed, we should only have stood in the way of that invaluable experience which might have given a meaning to life. What would have happened if Paul had allowed himself to be talked out of his journey to Damascus? Carl Jung
To withdraw is not to run away, and to stay is no wise action, when there's more reason to fear than to hope. Miguel De Cervantes
Set the foot down with distrust on the crust of the world -- it is thin. Edna St. Vincent Millay
The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions. Alfred Adler
Put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket. Mark Twain
Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before, Bokonon tells us. He is full of murderous resentment of people who are ignorant without having come by their ignorance the hard way. Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
Whenever our neighbor's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to play a little on our own. Edmund Burke
He that is over -- cautious will accomplish little. Johann Friedrich Von Schiller
The torment of precautions often exceeds often exceeds the dangers to be avoided. It is sometimes better to abandon one's self to destiny. Napoleon Bonaparte
Caution is the parent of safety. Proverb
It is a good thing to learn caution from the misfortunes of others. Publilius Syrus
Beware the hobby that eats. Benjamin Franklin
Don't dance on a volcano. French Proverb
Half the failures in life arise from pulling in one's horse as he is leaping. A. W. Hare
It is the bright day that brings forth the adder, and that craves wary walking. William Shakespeare

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