quote by Cato The Elder

There is a wide difference between true courage and a mere contempt of life.

— Cato The Elder

Relaxing Foolhardy quotations

It is foolhardy to make a second trade, if your first trade shows you a loss.

Never average losses. Let this thought be written indelibly upon your mind.

Tantra is the hot blood of spiritual practice.

It smashes the taboo against unreasonable happiness; a thunderbolt path, swift, joyful, and fierce. There is no authentic Tantra without profound commitment, discipline, courage, and a sense of wild, foolhardy, fearless abandon.

To do something well is so worthwhile that to die trying to do it better cannot be foolhardy. It would be a waste of life to do nothing with one's ability, for I feel that life is measured in achievement, not in years alone.

Running toward danger is foolhardy. ... But so is closing your eyes to it. Many perils become less dangerous once you understand their potential hazards.

It's perilous and foolhardy for the average citizen to remain ignorant about global warming, say, or ozone depletion, air pollution, toxic and radioactive wastes, acid rain, topsoil erosion, tropical deforestation, exponential population growth. Jobs and wages depend on science and technology.

The purchase of a bargain issue presupposes that the market's current appraisal is wrong, or at least that the buyer's idea of value is more likely to be right than the market's. In this process the investor sets his judgement against that of the market. To some this may seem arrogant or foolhardy.

But in the end, we learn we can forgive most people.

The cushion of mortality makes their wrongdoing seem less dark, and whatever roads they traveled seem less foolhardy.

Well, there are always those who cannot distinguish between glitter and glamour . . . the glamour of Isadora Duncan came from her great, torn, bewildered, foolhardy soul.

The female format is a beautiful one in which to function.

Foolhardy as it may be. I change my image all the time, it's whatever suits me at the moment.

I'd never touch anything. I think it's foolhardy to play around with the face that you've been given. To have a little snip or a tuck, I think, is really quite obscene.

To do something well is so worthwhile, that to die trying to do it better cannot be foolhardy

Love without courage and wisdom is sentimentality, as with the ordinary church member. Courage without love and wisdom is foolhardiness, as with the ordinary soldier. Wisdom without love and courage is cowardice, as with the ordinary intellectual. But the one who has love, courage and wisdom moves the world.

I write two pages - that's all I write.

It takes me about an hour. I've learned that's all I'm capable of and to push myself beyond that is foolhardy. It's a very delicate thing, and I will not abuse it. So I write two pages, then I get up from the computer.

Live comedy's a very reckless, foolhardy profession.

You're only as good as your last gig so earnings fluctuate.

The brave man, if he be compared with the coward, seems foolhardy;

and, if with the foolhardy man, seems a coward.

I think that we're foolhardy to not be engaging in federal funding of stem-cell research in the most aggressive way we possibly can.

It would be foolhardy to count on the conscience of the world.

If you're a foolhardy, braggadocios male figure who wants to charge forward in every fight, it has its pros and its cons, that's for sure.

You are mature when you know what is foolhardy and what is courage.

Foolhardy to put your trust where it is easy to create falsehood.

Our failure to segregate morons who are increasing and multiplying .

. . demonstrates our foolhardy and extravagant sentimentalism.

Courage is nine-tenths context. What is courageous in one setting can be foolhardy in another and even cowardly in a third.

My father was a very religious person.

And he prayed five times a day. And he did that throughout his relationship with Ataturk - at a time when it was very brave to do because Ataturk was cutting off the heads of the imams. And people thought that that was foolhardy of my father.

Skepticism does not preserve us from foolhardy deeds.

The foolhardy are not necessarily stupid, for fools simply follow their imagination whereas the stupid have none.

The revolting details of childbirth had been hidden from me with such care that I was as surprised as I was horrified, and I cannot help thinking that the vows most women are made to take are very foolhardy. I doubt whether they would willingly go to the altar to swear that they will allow themselves to be broken on the wheel every nine months.

I believe that obstinacy, or the dread of control and discipline, arises not so much from self-willedness as from a conscious defect of voluntary power; as foolhardiness is not seldom the disguise of conscious timidity.

We have witnessed the most educated, successful, and monied professionals in the country put their companies - not to mention their own liberty - at risk by engaging in flagrant and foolhardy illegal conduct.

There are as many foolhardy ways to grow as there are to downsize.

It seems foolhardy to assume that the armed state will necessarily be benevolent. The American political tradition is, for good or ill, based in large measure on a healthy mistrust of the state.

And sure enough, in seeking to become superhuman this foolhardy young man renders himself inhuman. The heart that he has locked away slowly shrivels and grows hair, symbolising his own descent to beasthood.

... all this talking, this rather liquid confessing, was something I didn't think I could ever bring myself to do. It seemed foolhardy to me, like an uncooked egg deciding to to come out of its shell: there would be a risk of spreading out too far, turning into a formless puddle.

Someone praising a man for his foolhardy bravery, Cato, the elder, said, There is a wide difference between true courage and a mere contempt of life.

The people of America at some point are gonna have to realize that relying on government to fix everything is foolhardy.

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