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Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.
Be careless in your dress if you will, but keep a tidy soul.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
There are moments in life, when the heart is so full of emotion That if by chance it be shaken, or into its depths like a pebble Drops some careless word, it overflows, and its secret, Spilt on the ground like water, can never be gathered together.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Sad people dislike the happy, and the happy the sad; the quick thinking the sedate, and the careless the busy and industrious.
Between the daylight gambler and the player at night there is the same difference that lies between a careless husband and the lover swooning under his lady's window.
Honore de Balzac
I hate careless flattery, the kind that exhausts you in your efforts to believe it.
I've been careful in love. I've been careless in love. And I've had adventures I wouldn't trade for anything.
A purpose, an intention, a design, strikes everywhere even the careless, the most stupid thinker.
That's the wise thrush; he sings each song twice over, lest you should think he never could recapture the first fine careless rapture!
You don't have to give way to careless speech or complaining. You don't have to let your feelings get in the way of what God wants to do in your life.
I want my careless song to strike no minor key; no fiend to stand between my body's Southern song - the fusion of the South, my body's song and me.
The industrial revolution has tended to produce everywhere great urban masses that seem to be increasingly careless of ethical standards.
Is it not careless to become too local when there are four hundred billion stars in our galaxy alone.
A. R. Ammons
A woman, the more curious she is about her face, is commonly the more careless about her house.
Careless shepherd make excellent dinner for wolf.
Earl Derr Biggers
I suppose many people will continue moving towards careless computing, because there's a sucker born every minute.
In the matter of learning, the difference between the earnest and the careless student stands out clearly. The same holds true in the mastering of passion and the weaknesses to which our nature is subject, as in the acquiring of virtue.
Yet, so far from laboring to know the forbidden tree of worldly pleasures and its various fruits, man gives himself up to a careless and thoughtless state of life, and yields to the lust of the flesh, not considering that this lust is really the forbidden tree.
Looking back, I wince at the careless way I tossed out my opinions.
Others live on in a careless and lukewarm state - not appearing to fill Longfellow's measure: 'Into each life, some rain must fall.'
Mary Todd Lincoln
Political correctness is as exploitable as any other progressive ideal, but its aim is to stifle the incessant noise of those who flap their careless lips without a thought about those they might offend and why that might be important.
We hold our hate too choice a thing, for light and careless lavishing.
I was a careless Protestant, my wife was a good Catholic, and we had six kids in seven years and I'd endorse that to everyone.
I am sure that the sad days and happenings were rare, and that I lived the joyous and careless life of other children; but just because the happy days were so habitual to me they made no impression upon my mind, and I can no longer recall them.
The American people need to know that money is being used effectively because frankly, the nation can't afford careless spending, no matter how well-intentioned.
Neither James Madison, for whom this lecture is named, nor any of the other Framers of the Constitution, were oblivious, careless, or otherwise unaware of the words they chose for the document and its Bill of Rights.
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