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Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course, but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity.
Gary Ryan Blair
The Constitution is a document that should only be amended with great caution.
Cottage cheese is one of our culture's most visible symbols of self-denial; marketed honestly, it would appear in dairy cases with warning labels: this substance is self-punitive; ingest with caution.
More firm and sure the hand of courage strikes, when it obeys the watchful eye of caution.
Action makes more fortune than caution.
The innocence that feels no risk and is taught no caution, is more vulnerable than guilt, and oftener assailed.
Nathaniel Parker Willis
Don't pessimism and caution naturally go hand in hand?
We will always apply the same principles of collective security, prudent caution, and superior weaponry that enabled us to peacefully prevail in the long cold war against the Soviet Union.
Theodore C. Sorensen
If you are going to a destination where the food might be more exotic than usual, always err on the side of caution.
Our troops are committed to bringing security to Iraq while its government matures. American forces will continue to accomplish their mission with caution, precision and honor with the thanks of a grateful nation.
Caution, not exuberance, should be our fiscal motto.
I caution against beginning or ending a quotation with ellipses.
I would caution against fueling cheap populism. First of all, every German who has spent a vacation in Greece knows that the standard of living there isn't higher than it is in Germany. Second, Greece is paying a high price for European assistance.
We had a single find of BSE in this country. And we believe that what we're doing is appropriate action taken in an abundance of caution under the circumstances. And I believe it's the right thing to do.
We exercise great caution in airing an audio- or videotape released by a terrorist organization holding a hostage. These are decisions made by CNN's editorial staff and not by any third party.
The real world is far too complex and unpredictable to make something like the idea of humanity controlling its own evolution or engineering itself - well, I wouldn't say impossible but it should be approached with a degree of caution.
Our plants had now increased to 252: as they were all kept on shore at the tent I augmented the guard there, though from the general conduct of the natives there did not appear the least occasion for so much caution.
Exercise caution, as I have advised many people.
A rat race is for rats. We're not rats. We're human beings. Reject the insidious pressures in society that would blunt your critical faculties to all that is happening around you, that would caution silence in the face of injustice lest you jeopardise your chances of promotion and self-advancement.
The rest is a mere matter of detail, to be settled with judgment, discretion, and caution.
John Griffin Carlisle
In the writing of memoirs, as in the production of shows, too much caution causes the audience to nod and think of other channels.
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