Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputations... can never effect a reform.
The cautious seldom err.
The policy of being too cautious is the greatest risk of all.
If one is forever cautious, can one remain a human being?
How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!
There are many talented people who haven't fulfilled their dreams because they over thought it, or they were too cautious, and were unwilling to make the leap of faith.
Thou oughtest to be nice, even to Superstition, in keeping thy Promises; and therefore thou shouldst be equally cautious in making them.
Humanity has advanced, when it has advanced, not because it has been sober, responsible, and cautious, but because it has been playful, rebellious, and immature.
The brave may not live forever, but the cautious do not live at all.
Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone.
In each action we must look beyond the action at our past, present, and future state, and at others whom it affects, and see the relations of all those things. And then we shall be very cautious.
I have to be cautious, have my thyroid levels checked, and as long as I do that, I'm fine.
Let's be cautious about dreaming up extreme scenarios. The situation in Iraq is still salvageable.
The reason why I have survived as long as I have survived is what my friends, comrades and supporters thought was an extraordinarily cautious approach.
We are optimistic, but we are optimistic in a cautious fashion.
There are grounds for cautious optimism that we may now be near the end ofthe search for the ultimate laws of nature.
The more a race is governed by its passions, the less it has acquired the habit of cautious and reasoned argument, the more intense will be its love of music.
Our cautious ancestors, when yawning, blocked the way to the entrance of evil spirits by putting their hands before their mouths. We find a reason for the gesture in the delicacy of manner which forbids an indecent exposure.
I think every band is a little cautious when the drummer starts to write tunes.
The timid man calls himself cautious, the sordid man thrifty.