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Precaution Quotes

Precaution Quotes by Friedrich Nietzsche, Albert Camus, Hal Clement, Sherrilyn Kenyon, John Galsworthy, Ally Carter and many others.

We must take precautions against being prematurely honed sharp–since at the same time we are being prematurely honed thin.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Mon cher ami, let’s not give them any pretext, no matter how small, for judging us!!! Otherwise, we’ll be left in shreds. We are forced to take the same precautions as the animal trainer. If, before going into the cage, he has the misfortune to cut himself while shaving, what a feast for the wild animals!!
Albert Camus
Maybe we’ve been taking nova precautions for a red dwarf.
Hal Clement
You can’t protect yourself. No matter how safe you think you are. No matter how much precaution you take, the rodents always find a way in.’ (Kiara)
Sherrilyn Kenyon
When a Forsyte was engaged, married, or born, the Forsytes were present; when a Forsyte diedbut no Forsyte had as yet died; they did not die; death being contrary to their principles, they took precautions against it, the instinctive precautions of highly vitalised persons who resent encroachments on their property.
John Galsworthy
It’s not Cam’s fault,” Bex told her. “We rigged her bed so that if she gets up, I get an electric shock.” “Liz designed it,” Macey said, and Bex shrugged “We told you we were taking precautions.” Of course. Because at Gallagher Academy, “precautions” usually equals “voluntary shock therapy”.
Ally Carter
The aim of every political Constitution, is or ought to be first to obtain for rulers men who possess most wisdom to discern, and most virtue to pursue, the common good of society; and in the next place, to take the most effectual precautions for keeping them virtuous whilst they continue to hold their public trust.
James Madison
Precautions are always blamed. When successful they are said to be unnecessary.
Benjamin Jowett
Against the disease of writing one must take special precautions, since it is a dangerous and contagious disease.
Peter Abelard
They haven’t any spirit in them – no proud dreams and no proud lusts; and a man who hasn’t one or the other-Lord! What is he but funk and precautions.
H. G. Wells
Keep your revolver near you night and day, and never relax your precautions.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The torment of precautions often exceeds the dangers to be avoided. It is sometimes better to abandon one’s self to destiny.
Napoleon Bonaparte
A deposit insurance system is like a nuclear power plant. If you build it without safety precautions, you know it’s going to blow you off the face of the earth. And even if you do, you can’t be sure it won’t.
L. William Seidman
Precaution is better than a cure.
Edward Coke
It is permissible with certain precautions to speak in print of coitus, but it is not permissible to employ the monosyllabic synonym for this word.
Bertrand Russell
Take a moment to reflect upon the existence of the musical The Book of Mormon. Now imagine the security precautions that would be required to stage a similar production about Islam. The project is unimaginable—not only in Beirut, Baghdad, or Jerusalem, but in New York City.
Sam Harris
Those entrapped by the herd instinct are drowned in the deluges of history. But there are always the few who observe, reason, and take precautions, and thus escape the flood. For these few gold has been the asset of last resort.
Antony C. Sutton
Spring is the usual period for house-cleaning and removing the dust and dirt which, notwithstanding all precautions, will accumulate during the winter months from dust, smoke, gas, etc.
Isabella Beeton
No matter what precautions we take, no matter how well we have put together a good life, no matter how hard we have worked to be healthy, wealthy, comfortable with friends and family, and successful with our career — something will inevitably ruin it.
Timothy Keller
Unfortunately, dozens of toddlers injure themselves, even kill people with guns, because, unfortunately, not everyone who has loaded guns in their homes takes appropriate precautions.
Hillary Clinton
If the land mechanism as a whole is good then every part is good, whether we understand it or not.
Aldo Leopold
Epileptics know by signs when attacks are imminent and take precautions accordingly; we must do the same in regard to anger
Seneca the Younger
The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.
Alfred Adler
Victory awaits him who has everything in order – luck, people call it.
Roald Amundsen
Among precautions against ambition, it may not be amiss to take precautions against our own. I must fairly say, I dread our own power and our own ambition: I dread our being too much dreaded.
Edmund Burke
The last word in ignorance is the man who says of an animal or plant: ‘What good is it?
Aldo Leopold
For he who gives no fuel to fire puts it out, and likewise he who does not in the beginning nurse his wrath and does not puff himself up with anger takes precautions against it and destroys it.
French parents are very concerned about their kids. They know about pedophiles, allergies, and choking hazards. They take reasonable precautions. But they aren’t panicked about their children’s well-being. This calmer outlook makes them better at both establishing boundaries and giving their kids some autonomy.
Pamela Druckerman
There is no reason to live in fear of crime and violence. There is however reason to take reasonable precautions. And in doing so, you will have deterred most criminals from choosing you as their victim.
Marc MacYoung
When one studies strongly radioactive substances special precautions must be taken. Dust, the air of the room, and one’s clothes, all become radioactive.
Marie Curie
… I used words without precautions. I wanted to disappear into them, I fled into the bovaryism of the writer trying to create an effect.
Storm Jameson
It is in vain to hope to guard against events too mighty for human foresight or precaution, and it would be idle to object to a government because it could not perform impossibilities.
Alexander Hamilton
If one is not going to take the necessary precautions to avoid having parents, one must undertake to bring them up.
Quentin Crisp
Love is not only a feeling, it is also an art. A simple word, a sensitive precaution, a mere nothing reveal to a woman the sublime artist who can touch her heart without withering it.
Honore de Balzac
Victory awaits him, who has everything in order – luck we call it. Defeat is definitely due for him, who has neglected to take the necessary precautions – bad luck we call it
Roald Amundsen
Whatever truth you contribute to the world will be one lucky shot in a thousand misses. You cannot be right by holding your breath and taking precautions.
Walter Lippmann
A writer doesn’t write for his readers, does he? Yet he has to take elementary precautions all the same, to make them comfortable.
Graham Greene
PERIPATETIC, adj. Walking about. Relating to the philosophy of Aristotle, who, while expounding it, moved from place to place in order to avoid his pupil’s objections. A needless precaution – they knew no more of the matter than he.
Ambrose Bierce
Never depend on the multitude, full of instability and whims; always take precautions against it.
Napoleon Bonaparte
We can easily become as much slaves to precaution as we can to fear. Although we can never rivet our fortune so tight as to make it impregnable, we may by our excessive prudence squeeze out of the life that we are guarding so anxiously all the adventurous quality that makes it worth living.
Randolph Bourne
The terrible thing, the almost impossible thing, is the hand over your whole self–all your wishes and precautions–to Christ.
C. S. Lewis
I’m so extremely well prepared for negative response, I’ve taken precautions.
Aleksandra Mir
Above all else, everyone at Roblox is committed to member safety. We take every precaution possible to make sure kids are protected from inappropriate and offensive individuals as well as from indecent and distasteful content.
David Baszucki
What responsible gun owner thinks everyone and anyone should have access to a firearm without a little bit of precaution taken to make sure that those who have a history of violent harm can’t buy a firearm?
Abigail Spanberger