Quotation Explorer - 'Cautious'

you turn into a shrewd tactician, making a series of cautious semicommitments without really surrendering to some larger purpose. You lose the ability to say a hundred noes for the sake of one overwhelming and fulfilling yes. - David Brooks
The cautious seldom err. - Confucius
If one is forever cautious, can one remain a human being? - Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Never be afraid of darkness, it is only temporary. Have hope, have the courage, be cautious, walk and continue your journey. Life is not always a fairy tale but like a rolling stone we need to go up and down until it stop. - Glazl Bugaoan
Beware of the thief who is after your cash; but be more cautious of the thief in the mind that's after your kind, your promise - your dream, your future. - Bernard Kelvin Clive
A person ought to be always cautious of what s/he asks for from God because everyone has to invariably pay the price in proportion to the preciousness of the prize from HIM. - Anuj Somany
Be cautious of every motive behind any action, because not every smile is genuine; sometimes it's just a grin. - Gugu Mona
A conscientious man would be cautious how he dealt in blood. - Edmund Burke
It is usually best to be generous with praise, but cautious with criticism.
Humanity has advanced, when it has advanced, not because it has been sober, responsible, and cautious, but because it has been playful, rebellious, and immature. - Tom Robbins
We are writing in the age of stylish minimalism that in truth has become even more cautious because of word processing. Nowadays, creative writing students are underwriting rather than overdoing it. - Stephen Kuusisto
The true felicity of a lover of books is the luxurious turning of page by page, the surrender, not meanly abject, but deliberate and cautious, with your wits about you, as you deliver yourself into the keeping of the book. This I call reading. - Edith Wharton
How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise! - Homer
Experiences might teach us to be cautious, but never to be paranoid. Paranoia is a limiter of destiny - Mr Imbuya
The policy of being too cautious is the greatest risk of all. - Jawaharlal Nehru
Thinking it was easy to take a chance on things if you had nothing to lose -- politics, ideas, almost anything in fact; from the bottom of the ladder you could safely risk a fall, but the higher that you climbed the more cautious you must be. - Flavin, Martin
The cautious faith that never saws off a limb on which it is sitting, never learns that unattached limbs may find strange unaccountable ways of not falling. - Dallas Willard
I'm cautious with the love word because I really know what it means. I've been there, done that and I know what the implications are. I also know that people say they love people when they don't, and it often results in tears and avoidance of bars, supermarkets, even whole towns in extreme cases. - Jessica Thompson
Who feels no ills, should, therefore, fear them; and when fortune smiles, be doubly cautious, lest destruction come remorseless on him, and he fall unpitied. - Sophocles
Life is fragile.Be cautious in life. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Thou ought to be nice, even to superstition, in keeping thy promises, and therefore equally cautious in making them. - Thomas Fuller
All our emotions are real, but one has to be quite cautious with what supports their reality. - Aleksandra Ninkovic
The traveller must, of course, always be cautious of the overly broad generalisation. But I am an American, and a paucity of data does not stop me from making sweeping, vague, conceptual statements and, if necessary, following these statements up with troops. - George Saunders
People survived by being cautious, but they got ahead by being bold. - V.E. Schwab
Some' strong decisions stamp you as 'rude'. But in future, they will realize that you were right. But be cautious about the 'Some'. - Saga Valsalan
When life hands us a beutiful bouquet of flowers we stare at it in cautious expectation of a bee.
Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputations and social standing, never can bring about a reform. - Susan B. Anthony
One cannot always know what children are thinking. Children are hard to understand, especially when careful training has a custom them to obedience and experience has made them cautious in conversation with their teachers. - Catherine the Great
If you are upset with another’s words towards you; be cautious of your reactions, for you are only meant to be a sounding-board for his soul - Jeremy Aldana
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