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A list of the best caution quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous caution quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic caution quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational caution quotes from that same writer.

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Caution is the parent of safety.

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Caution is the confidential agent of selfishness. Woodrow Wilson

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Caution is not cowardly. Carelessness is not courage

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To fear the worst oft cures the worse. William Shakespeare

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When a fox preaches, take care of your geese.

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"Learn when to fear, and how to fear, and how much to fear, before you squander all you have left." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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Beware of silent dogs and still waters.

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

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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

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Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness. Bertrand Russell

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Put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket. Mark Twain

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A mousetrap always provides free cheese.

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He that is over -- cautious will accomplish little. Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

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Be slow of tongue and quick of eye. Miguel de Cervantes

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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

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Don't dance on a volcano.

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Beware the hobby that eats. Benjamin Franklin

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It is the bright day that brings forth the adder, and that craves wary walking. William Shakespeare

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Go carefully, child of maat, where no mercy can be had, and let your faith lead you on." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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Beware of all enterprises that require a new set of clothes. Henry David Thoreau

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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.

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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

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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

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Look twice before you leap. Charlotte Brontë

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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 Child

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Those who prepared for all the emergencies of life beforehand may equip themselves at the expense of joy. E. M. Forster

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Prudence is but experience, which equal time, equally bestows on all men, in those things they equally apply themselves unto. Thomas Hobbes

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Always count the cost.

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Of all the thirty-six alternatives, running away is best.

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

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Beware of one who has nothing to lose.

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Set the foot down with distrust on the crust of the world -- it is thin. Edna St. Vincent Millay

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Whenever our neighbor's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to play a little on our own. Edmund Burke

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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

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"Be polite to all, friendly to none. Be professional. Be ready to kill everyone and everything." Janet Morris, Chris Morris