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Caution Quotes


These are some of the best 'Caution' quotations and sayings.

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A wise man does not trust all his eggs to one basket.

All is to be feared where all is to be lost.

Among mortals second thoughts are wisest.

Be slow of tongue and quick of eye.

Caution is crediting, and reserve in speaking, and in revealing one's self to but very few, are the best securities both of a good understanding with the world, and of the inward peace of our own minds.

Caution is the eldest child of wisdom.

Drink nothing without seeing it; sign nothing without reading it.

He that is overcautious will accomplish little.

I don't like these cold, precise, perfect people, who, in order not to speak wrong, never speak at all, and in order not to do wrong, never do anything.

If your lips would keep from slips five things observe with care: To whom you speak, of whom you speak, And how, and when, and where.

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

It is well to learn caution by the misfortunes of others.

Little boats should keep near shore.

Look before you leap; see before you go.

Open your mouth and purse cautiously, and your stock of wealth and reputation shall, at least in repute, be great.

Take warning by the misfortunes of others, that others may not take example from you.

The cautious seldom err.

Things done well and with a care, exempt themselves from fear.

Trust not him that hath once broken faith; he who betrayed thee once, will betray thee again.

When clouds are seen wise men put on their cloaks.


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