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C.N. Douglas, comp.  Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical.  1917.
 
Rashness
 
  Haste and rashness are storm and tempest.
Thomas Fuller.    
  1
  Rashness and haste make all things insecure.
Sir J. Denham.    
  2
  Reckless haste makes poor speed.
Franklin.    
  3
  Rashness is not always fortunate.
Livy.    
  4
  Let us not throw the rope after the bucket.
Cervantes.    
  5
  Rashness brings success to few, misfortune to many.
Phædrus.    
  6
  I was too hasty to condemn unheard; and you perhaps too prompt in your replies.
Dryden.    
  7
  The human race afraid of nothing, rushes on through every crime.
Horace.    
  8
  Blind fortune treads on the steps of inconsiderate rashness.
La Fontaine.    
  9
  Must one rash word, the infirmity of age, throw down the merit of my better years?
Addison.    
  10
  Rashness is the fruitful but unhappy parent of misfortune.
Thomas Fuller.    
  11
  Rashness is oftener the resort of cowardice than of courage.
Wellington.    
  12
  None are rash when they are not seen by anybody.
Stanislaus.    
  13
  To be rash is to be bold without shame and without skill.
Roger Ascham.    
  14
  Haste and rashness are storms and tempests, breaking and wrecking business; but nimbleness is a full, fair wind, blowing it with speed to the haven.
Fuller.    
  15
  We may outrun by violent swiftness that which we run at, and lose by overrunning.
Shakespeare.    
  16
  Nothing is more unreasonable than to entangle our spirits in wildness and amazement; like a partridge flattering in a net, which she breaks not, though she breaks her wings.
Jeremy Taylor.    
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