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Slaves to precaution

Posted by ESC on October 16, 2001

From Quoteland.com

"We can easily become as much slaves to precaution as we can to fear. Although we can never rivet our fortune so tight as to make it impregnible, we may by our excessive prudence squeeze out of the life that we are guarding so anxiously all the adventurous quality that makes it worth living."
-Randolph Bourne, Youth and Life