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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Rashness
 
A rash man, a skin of good wine and a glass vessel do not last long.  Portuguese.  1
A rash man provokes trouble, but when the trouble comes is no match for it.  Chinese.  2
It is best not to be rash.  Walter Scott.  3
Rash presumption is a ladder which will break the mounter’s neck.  4
Rashness brings success to few, misfortune to many.  Phædrus.  5
Rashness is not always fortunate.  Livy.  6
Rashness is not valor.  7
 
 
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