• Confide not in the firmness of your principles, or the steadfastness of your integrity. Be always vigilant and fearful. Never think you have enough of knowledge, and let not your caution slumber for a moment, for you know not when danger is near.

    Charles Brockden Brown (1998). “Wieland; Or the Transformation and Memoirs of Carwin, the Biloquist”, p.260, Oxford University Press, USA