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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Caution
 
Abundant caution does no harm.  Coke.  1
Be cautious what you say, of whom and to whom.  Fielding.  2
Be first at a feast and last at a fight.  Tamil.  3
Caution is the mother of tender beer glasses.  Dutch.  4
Fortunate is he whom the dangers of others have rendered cautious.  Latin.  5
If thou canst not see the bottom wade not.  6
It is always well to have hold of your horse’s bridle.  French.  7
Lock the stable door before the steed is stolen.  8
Much caution does no harm.  Portuguese.  9
We know not which stone the scorpion lurks under.  10
Who sees not the bottom let him not pass the water.  Italian.  11
 
 
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