When anger rushes, unrestrain'd to action,Like a hot steed, it stumbles in its way:The man of thought strikes deepest, and strikes safest.
We have a saying in the House of Commons; that old ways are the safest and surest ways.Sir Edward Coke
What business have you, miss, with preference and aversion??You ought to know, that as both always wear off,'tis safest in matrimony to begin with a little aversion.Richard Brinsley Sheridan
The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato. 904Alfred North Whitehead
Law is the safest helmet.edward coke
Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have.harry emerson fosdick
Giuliani symbolizes the civic contributions that led to New York becoming one of the safest cities in the world, a city where people need no longer fear violence. [...] I believe that he has, through his political efforts, saved more human lives than most people alive today.Olle Wästberg
The most honorable, as well as the safest course, is to rely entirely upon valour.livy
The measure may be thought bold, but I am of the opinion the boldest are the safest.horatio nelson
It is the safest to be moderately base — to be flexible in shame, and to be always ready for what is generous, good, and just, when anything is to be gained by virtue.sydney smith
He travels safest in the dark night who travels lightest.
Who thinks that fortune cannot change her mind, Prepares a dreadful jest for all mankind. And who stands safest? Tell me, is it he That spreads and swells in puff'd prosperity, Or bless'd with little, whose preventing care In peace provides fit arms against a war?Alexander Pope
Anybody interested in solving, rather than profiting from, the problems of food production and distribution will see that in the long run the safest food supply is a local food supply, not a supply that is dependent on a global economy. Nations and regions within nations must be left free and should be encouraged to develop the local food economies that best suit local needs and local conditions.wendell berry
Licence my roving hands, and let them go Before, behind, between, above, below. O, my America, my Newfoundland My kingdom, safest when with one man mann'd, My mine of precious stones, my empery; How am I blest in thus discovering thee:;! To enter in these bonds, is to be free:;; Then, where my hand is set, my soul shall be."john donne
The safest road to Hell is the gradual one the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.C. S. Lewis
Bombay was the safest city in the world and it continues to be the safest.
Holy Communion is the shortest and the safest way to Heaven.St. Pius X
The safest place to be during an earthquake would be in a stationary store.
It is safest to keep to the Statute.
Lowliness is the base of every virtue , And he who goes the lowest builds the safest.philip james bailey
By means of beauty all beautiful things become beautiful. For this appears to me the safest answer to give both to myself and others; and adhering to this, I think that I shall never fall, but that it is a safe answer both for me and any one else to give that by means of beauty beautiful things become beautiful.
In difficult and desperate cases, the boldest counsels are the safest.
The most honorable, as well as the safest course, is to rely entirely upon valour.
The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man.
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