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Caution Quotes

Caution is the parent of safety.

Author: Proverb


When a fox preaches, take care of your geese.

Author: Proverb


Always count the cost.

Author: American Proverb

Profession: Sayings of American Origin

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

Author: Chinese Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Chinese Origin

Don't dance on a volcano.

Author: French Proverb

Profession: Sayings of French Origin

Beware of one who has nothing to lose.

Author: Italian Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Italian Origin

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.

Author: Persian Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Persian Origin

Beware of silent dogs and still waters.

Author: Portuguese Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Portuguese Origin

Don't throw away the old bucket until you know whether the new one holds water.

Author: Swedish Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Swedish Origin

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

Author: Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)

Profession: British Philosopher, Mathematician, Essayist

He that is over -- cautious will accomplish little.

Author: Johann Friedrich Von Schiller (1759-1805)

Profession: German Dramatist, Poet, Historian

To fear the worst oft cures the worse.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

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

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

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

Author: Publilius Syrus

Profession: Roman Writer

Beware of all enterprises that require a new set of clothes.

Author: Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

Profession: American Essayist, Poet, Naturalist