Rashness Quotes


Rashness belongs to youth; prudence to old age.

Rashness is the faithful but unhappy parent of misfortune.

Rashness attends youth as prudence does old age.

Rashness is oftener the resort of cowardice than of courage.

True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.

Rashness succeeds often still more often fails.

Valor lies just halfway between rashness and cowardice.

Resistance to criminal rashness comes better late than never.

Rashness is the companion of youth prudence of old age.

It is only the young and callow and ignorant that admire rashness. Think before you speak. Know your subject.

Courage stands halfway between cowardice and rashness one of which is a lack the other an excess of courage.

Reckless haste makes poor speed.

Advantage is a better soldier than rashness.

When firmness is sufficient rashness is unnecessary.

We want to sing the love of danger the habit of energy and rashness.

Beware of rashness but with energy and sleepless vigilance go forward and give us victories.

Steadfastness is a noble quality but unguided by knowledge or humility it becomes rashness or obstinacy.

I know no real worth but that tranquil firmness which seeks dangers by duty and braves them without rashness.

The skeptic being a lover of his kind desires to cure by speech as best he can the self-conceit and rashness of the dogmatists.

We have now learned that rashness and imprudence will not be deterred from taking credit; let us try whether fraud and avarice may be more easily restrained from giving it.

Timidity can be as dangerous as rashness.

Indiscretion rashness falsehood levity and malice produce each other.

I may be accused or rashness but not sluggishness.

A certain degree of fear produces the same effects as rashness.

Blind fortune pursues inconsiderate rashness. [Fr. Fortune aveugle suit aveugle hardiesse.]

Intemperance is naturally punished with diseases; rashness with mischance; injustice; with violence of enemies; pride with ruin; cowardice with oppression; and rebellion with slaughter.

Seeing God hath thus set us at liberty what rashness it is for worms of the earth to make new laws; as though God had not been wise enough.

Would you like to be a brilliant conversationalist? Just give your natural enthusiasm free reign and say whatever comes into your head. Your rashness will be taken for extraordinary courage.

God gave us laughter I think as a balm to wash the wounds of our own blunders as a splint to mend the bones we break in our rashness or vanity.

There was no such thing as luck. Luck was a word idiots used to explain the consequences of their own rashness and selfishness and stupidity. More often than not bad luck meant bad plans.