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Quotations on Caution

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The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.

~ Alfred Adler

Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputation and social standing, never can bring about a reform. Those who are really in earnest must be willing to be anything or nothing in the world's estimation, and publicly and privately, in season and out, avow their sympathy with despised and persecuted ideas and their advocates, and bear the consequences.

~ Susan B. Anthony

Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputations... can never effect a reform.

~ Susan B. Anthony

Be slow of tongue and quick of eye.

~ Miguel de Cervantes

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

~ Publilius Syrus

Among mortals second thoughts are wisest.

~ Euripides

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