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Letter "P" » precaution
«To keep every cog and wheel is the first precaution of intelligent tinkering»
«A multitude of little superfluous precautions engender here a population of deputies and sub-officials, each of whom acquits himself with an air of importance and a rigorous precision, which seemed to say, though everything is done with much silence, ''Make way, I am one of the members of the grand machine of state.''»
Author: Marquis De Custine
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«For at least another hundred years we must pre?tend to ourselves and to every one that fair is foul and foul is fair; for foul is useful and fair is not. Avarice and usury and precaution must be our gods for a little longer still.»
«When one studies strongly radioactive substances special precautions must be taken. Dust, the air of the room, and one's clothes, all become radioactive.»
«Can a husband ever carry about a secret all his life and a woman who loves him have no suspicion of it? I knew it by his refusal to talk about some episodes in his American life. I knew it by certain precautions he took. I knew it by certain words he let fall. I knew it by the way he looked at unexpected strangers.»
«PERIPATETIC, adj. Walking about. Relating to the philosophy of Aristotle, who, while expounding it, moved from place to place in order to avoid his pupil's objections. A needless precaution --they knew no more of the matter than he.»
«The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.»
«Precaution is better than cure.»
«The torment of precautions often exceeds the dangers to be avoided. It is sometimes better to abandon one's self to destiny.»
«Epileptics know by signs when attacks are imminent and take precautions accordingly; we must do the same in regard to anger»
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