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Be careless in your dress if you must, but keep a tidy soul. - Mark Twain


Don't use time or words carelessly. Neither can be retrieved. (Life's Little Instruction Book) - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


A woman is a branchy tree and man a singing wind; and from her branches carelessly he takes what he can find. - James Stephens


To lose one parent, Mr Worthing, may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness. - Oscar Wilde


For there are moments in life, when the heart is so full of emotion, That if by chance it be shaken, or into its depths like a pebble, Drops some careless word, it overflows, and its secret, Spilt on the ground like water, can never be gathered together. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


Zealous in the commencement, careless in the end. - Publius [Publilius Syrus]


Keen at the start, but careless at the end. - Tacitus [Cornelius Tacitus]


The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it. - Gilbert Keith Chesterton


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