Quotation Explorer - 'Careless'

A careless speech writer includes the word "paradigm" in President Reagan's speech on superconductivity. Yes, he pronounces it "paradijum."
Keen at the start, but careless at the end. - Cornelius Tacitus
Man had created God in his own image, not the other way around. He had done it through sheer terror, and who could blame him? Unfortunately he had made too good a job. The god he had invented was just as cruel and careless as man himself. Not a deity to whom one should seriously address a prayer. - Richard Herley
A man who is careful with his palate is not likely to be careless with his paragraphs. - Clifton Fadiman
Is it not careless to become too local when there are four hundred billion stars in our galaxy alone? - A. R. Ammons
Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters - Albert Einstein
I spent my whole life trying not to be careless. Women and children can afford to be careless, but not men. - Mario Puzo
She felt that she could so much more depend upon the sincerity of those who sometimes looked or said a careless or a hasty thing, than of those whose presence of mind never varied, whose tongue never slipped. - Jane Austen
Fate had a cruel sense of humor. It had been all his fault, anyway, whatever Mick or Gillia told him. Careless preoccupation and utter stupidity. Boyhood ignorance and negligence. He was only getting what he deserved, over and over again, for the rest of his life. If only in his dreams. - V.S. Carnes
Catch from the board of beauty/ Such careless crumbs as fall. - Edna St. Vincent Millay
R.I.P. A careless abbreviation of _requiescat in pace_, attesting to indolent goodwill to the dead. According to the learned Dr. Drigge, however, the letters originally meant nothing more than _reductus in pulvis_. - Ambrose Bierce
I hate careless flattery, the kind that exhausts you in your effort to believe it. - Wilson Mizner
Who was it that hurt you, stole the light out of your eyes? Cut a hole in your heart and let the love drain dry? Who was so damn careless, to leave you with such scars? Where will you find healing? Right here, within my arms. - John Mark Green
The art of living... is neither careless drifting on the one hand nor fearful clinging to the past on the other. It consists in being sensitive to each moment, in regarding it as utterly new and unique, in having the mind open and wholly receptive. - Alan W. Watts
I'm so careless that now i don't even care if i cared for you. - Vatsal
That’s the problem with peace. Peace make you careless. - Marlon James
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