It struck me that the movies had spent more than half a century saying, "They lived happily ever after" and the following quarter century warning that they'll be lucky to make it through the weekend. Possibly now we are entering a third era, in which the movies will be sounding a note of cautious optimism: You know, it just might work.
Be hypocritical, be cautious, be Not what you seem but always what you see.lord byron
"When Brzezinski says we lured the Russians into an 'Afghan trap' - by supporting the Mujahadeen and that was a great achievement, we've now destroyed Afghanistan and set up a terrorist network, a wonderful achievement - in the same book, I said we have to be cautious about this because he may be boasting. Unless he gives us some evidence, the fact that he says later, 'Yes, we drew them into an Afghan trap' doesn't prove it."zbigniew brzezinski
Every morningI shall concern myself anew about the boundaryBetween the love-deed-Yes and the power-deed-NoAnd pressing forward honor reality.We cannot avoidUsing power,Cannot escape the compulsionTo afflict the world,So let us, cautious in dictionAnd mighty in contradiction,Love powerfully.Martin Buber
Thus hand in hand through life we'll go;Its checker'd paths of joy and woeWith cautious steps we 'll tread.nathaniel cotton
Persons in trade had better be very cautious how they add a fictitious name to their firm, for the purpose of gaining credit.law, edward, 1st baron ellenborough
To be cautious, one should not take high confidence as any absolute guarantee of anything.elizabeth loftus
It is all very well to be cautious, but if we are too cautious we will miss our opportunity.yoshijirō umezu
We are Wikipedians. This means that we should be: kind, thoughtful, passionate about getting it right, open, tolerant of different viewpoints, open to criticism, bold about changing our policies and also cautious about changing our policies. We are not vindictive, childish, and we don't stoop to the level of our worst critics, no matter how much we may find them to be annoying.jimmy wales
A conscientious man would be cautious how he dealt in blood.Edmund Burke
As I slowly grow wise I briskly grow cautious.mark twain
"[Relationships] never seem to work out, I mean it gets to the point where I have to be extremely cautious. You have to understand, this stardom thing is still new to me, I don't even consider myself "famous". It's 2008: if you have a blog, a mixtape and two pairs of skinny jeans you, too, can be 'famous'."danny!
Make a party over your negative thoughts, assuring them that they are the safest, the most cautious, company you have ever kept. At first they will swallow your flattery, but then suddenly, stricken with shame, and knowing themselves for the impostors they are, out and off they will go.henry s. haskins
What more delightful avocation than to take a piece of land and, by cautious experimentation, to prove how it works? What more substantial service to conservation than to practice it on one's own land?aldo leopold
Anger is precious because it is an immediate, undeniable clue to what our minds (so much more cautious in rejection and resistance than our bodies) will not tolerate.laura riding
A typical vice of American politics the avoidance of saying anything real on real issues, and the announcement of radical policies with much sound and fury, and at the same time with a cautious accompaniment of weasel phrases each of which sucks the meat out of the preceding statement.theodore roosevelt
A conscientious man would be cautious how he dealt in blood.
Persons in trade had better be very cautious how they add a fictitious name to their firm, for the purpose of gaining credit.
Taiwan relies on export growth, and demand from Europe and the US is pretty weak. So based on experience, the government needs to be a bit cautious.
It certainly is very hard upon a Judge, if a rule which he generally lays down, is to be taken up and carried to its full extent. This is sometimes done by counsel, who have nothing else to rely on; but great caution ought to be used by the Court in extending such maxims to cases which the Judge who uttered them never had in contemplation. If such is the use to be made of them, I ought to be very cautious how I lay down general maxims from this bench.
When we find a series of decisions running down from the time of Sir William Grant , we should be very cautious, and very slow to overrule them.
We try to make ourselves worthy of a universe of which we are an infinitesimal part. We will not agree on what worthiness consists of. For the religious naturalist, it is a mix of cautious skepticism and celebration
The ash her purple drops forgivingly And sadly, breaking not the general hush; The maple swamps glow like a sunset sea, Each leaf a ripple with its separate flush; All round the wood's edge creeps the skirting blaze, Of bushes low, as when, on cloudy days, Ere the rain falls, the cautious farmer burns his brush.james russell lowell
The Star-Spangled Banner celebrates the fact that, after a night of battle, the country's flag was still there. The Polish national anthem celebrates the fact that, after centuries of battle, the country is still there. This cautious, realistic anthem "Poland is not yet lost"...
cautious silence is where prudence takes refuge.
cautious silence is where prudence takes refuge.