quote by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Being a Christan is less about cautiously avoiding sin than about courageously and actively doing God's will.

— Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Strong Be Cautious quotations

We must be cautious in claiming God is on our side.

I think the real question we must answer is, are we on His side?


Be cautious quote The brave may not live forever, but the cautious do not live at all.
The brave may not live forever, but the cautious do not live at all.

You can be cautious or you can be creative, but there’s no such thing as a Cautious Creative.

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It is better to be adventurous than cautious, because fortune is a woman.

Don't make a hasty movement. Be like a mountain. Move silently and cautiously.

I used to be such a daredevil but now I'm much more cautious.


The brave may not live forever, but the cautious do not live at all.

I'm just a careful person around wheels and stuff like that.

I try to be as cautious as I can, cause I lost friends to motorcycle accidents and car accidents. So I don't ever play around anything like that.

The essence of liberalism is negotiation, a cautious half measure, in the hope that the definitive dispute, the decisive bloody battle, can be transformed into a parliamentary debate and permit the decision to be suspended forever in an everlasting discussion.

I also say with backbends, you have to be cautiously bold.

Not carelessly bold. You have to descend to the dictation of the spine. You cannot command from the brain to do the poses. As you play with a child, guarding the child from injuries, similarly you have to play in backbends, guarding your spine.

There's an importance of keeping an open mind.

The brain is programmed to protect us, and that can mean imposing limits on what it thinks we can or should do. Constantly push at those limits, because the brain can be way too cautious.


America was founded by people who believe that God is their Rock of safety.

Sane and intelligent human beings are like all other human beings, and carefully and cautiously and diligently conceal their private real opinions from the world and give out fictitious ones in their stead for general consumption.

It was leadership here at home that gave us strong American influence abroad, and the collapse of imperial Communism. Great nations have responsibilities to lead, and we should always be cautious of those who would lower our profile, because they might just wind up lowering our flag.

I was cautious in what I said before the young lady;

for I could not be sure that she was sane; and, in fact, there was a certain restless brilliancy about her eyes that half led me to imagine she was not.

To be cautious, one should not take high confidence as any absolute guarantee of anything.


If you really want to find out what you're capable of, you cannot put limits on yourself, and you definitely cannot be cautious.

Man is made for science; he reasons from effects to causes, and from causes to effects; but he does not always reason without error. In reasoning, therefore, from appearances which are particular, care must be taken how we generalize; we should be cautious not to attribute to nature, laws which may perhaps be only of our own invention.

Who can hope to be safe? who sufficiently cautious? Guard himself as he may, every moment's an ambush.

Those who are really in earnest must be willing to be anything or nothing in the world's estimation.

You ought to be extremely cautious, watchful, jealous of your liberty;

for instead of securing your rights, you may lose them forever.


Guard, O my soul, against pomp and glory.

And if you cannot curb your ambitions, at least pursue them hesitantly, cautiously. And the higher you go, the more searching and careful you need to be.

A large proportion of my best friends are a little bit crazy.

... I try to be cautious with my friends who are too sane. Depression is itself destructive, and it breeds destructive impulses: I am easily disappointed in people who don't get it.

When safety is our priority, we live our lives being very, very careful, and we wind up having no lives

Load the ship and set out. No one knows for certain whether the vessel will sink or reach the harbor. Cautious people say, 'I'll do nothing until I can be sure.' Merchants know better. If you do nothing, you lose. Don't be one of those merchants who wont risk the ocean.

Who feels no ills, should, therefore, fear them;

and when fortune smiles, be doubly cautious, lest destruction come remorseless on him, and he fall unpitied.


The policy of being too cautious is the greatest risk of all.

Young women with ambitions should be very crafty and cautious, lest mayhap they be caught in the soft, silken mesh of a happy marriage, and go down to oblivion, dead to the world.

Makes a diff'rence, havin' a decent family,' he said.

'Me dad was decent. An' your mum an' dad were decent. If they'd lived, life woulda bin diff'rent, eh?' 'Yeah, I s'pose,' said Harry cautiously. Hagrid seemed to be in a very strange mood. 'Family,' said Hagrid gloomily. 'Whatever yeh say, blood's important.

Let us be cautious in making assertions and critical in examining them, but tolerant in permitting linguistic forms.

Mos Eisley spaceport. You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy. We must be cautious.


America was founded by people who believe that God was their rock of safety.

I recognize we must be cautious in claiming that God is on our side, but I think it's all right to keep asking if we're on His side.

From the time I first understood economic principles, I was always concerned also that any system be operated on an efficient basis, which meant decentralization because knowledge is not concentrated anywhere. It's based on motivation, and so these are the advantages of, say, the cautious case for capitalism, that the market system is efficient.

It is usually best to be generous with praise, but cautious with criticism.

If one is forever cautious, can one remain a human being?