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The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.

Alfred Adler (1870-1937) Austrian medical doctor, and psychotherapist.

Put all your eggs in one basket and then watch that basket.

Mark Twain (1835-1910) U.S. humorist, writer, and lecturer.

Caution is the confidential agent of selfishness.

Woodrow T. Wilson (1856-1924) Twenty-eighth President of the USA.

A mousetrap always provides free cheese.

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Look twice before you leap.

Charlotte Bronte (1816-1855) English novelist and poet,


Whenever our neighbor's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to play a little on our own.

Edmund Burke (1729-1797) British political writer.

To withdraw is not to run away, and to stay is no wise action, when there's more reason to fear than to hope.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) Spanish novelist, dramatist and poet.

Be slow of tongue and quick of eye.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) Spanish novelist, dramatist and poet.

Beware the hobby that eats.

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist and philosopher.

Prudence is but experience, which equal time, equally bestows on all men, in those things they equally apply themselves unto.

Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) British philosopher.