Alertness Quotes

Apr 27, 2020 | Character Quotables | 0 comments

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“Be always vigilant; there are many snares for the good.”


“Be alert. The most important things in life are seldom the most obvious.”
~Jonathan Lockwood Huie

“Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.”


“Be on the alert, like the red ant that moves with its claws wide open.”
~African Proverb


“Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.”
~Victor Hugo

“I generally avoid temptation unless I can’t resist it.”
~Mae West

“Precaution is better than cure.”
~Edward Coke

“Tomorrow: your reward for working safely today.”
~Attributed to Robert Pelton


“It is more from carelessness about truth than from intentionally lying that there is so much falsehood in the world.”
~Samuel Johnson

“Good watch prevents misfortune.”
~English proverb


“I was always afraid of dying. Always. It was my fear that made me learn everything I could about my airplane and my emergency equipment, and kept me flying respectful of my machine and always alert in the cockpit.”
~Chuck Yeager

“Observation, not old age, brings wisdom.”
~Publilius Syrus


“Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.”
~Benjamin Franklin

“If you don’t want temptation to follow you, don’t act as if you are interested.”
~Richard L. Evans

“To see, to hear, means nothing. To recognize (or not to recognize) means everything.”
~Andre Breton



“Every human has four endowments- self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom… The power to choose, to respond, to change.”
~Stephen Covey

“Awareness without action is worthless.”
~Phil McGraw

“Don’t give up what you want most, for what you want now”
~Richard G. Scott

“Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters.”
~Albert Einstein

“Awareness is empowering.”
~Rita Wilson

“Safety brings first aid to the uninjured.”
~F.S. Hughes 

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