Reckless Quotes by Steve Schmidt, Rich Mullins, Dorothy L. Sayers, Ally Condie, P. G. Wodehouse, Elisabeth Elliot and many others.
Environmentalism opposes reckless innovation and makes conservation the central order of business.
Is He going to help Himself to your life, or are you taken up with your conception of what you are going to do? God is responsible for our lives, and the one great keynote is reckless reliance upon Him.
The more ignorant, reckless and thoughtless a doctor is, the higher his reputation soars even amongst powerful princes.
I told God I’d be back in a second. Man it’s so hard not to act reckless.
Now more than ever the people are responsible for the character of their Congress. If that body be ignorant, reckless, and corrupt, it is because the people tolerate ignorance, recklessness, and corruption.
At a certain point, you realize you have a responsibility more behind yourself and your need for adrenaline. I’m glad I did things in my 20s that were more reckless.
Religion is passionate, reckless, destructive, idol-smashing. It’s a martyr burning at the stake. It’s a crown of thorns and a cross.
I’m a lot of things, but I’m not reckless.
I’ve made many career mistakes in the eight years that I’ve been acting. I did films that I never should have. I was young, inexperienced, and a bit reckless.
I’m a bit of a reckless driver.
Treasures are not won by care and forethought but by swift slaying and reckless attack.
I am tempted to say that a doctorate in AI would be negatively useful, but I am not one to hold someoneвЂ™s reckless youth against them вЂ“ just because you acquired a doctorate in AI doesnвЂ™t mean you should be permanently disqualified.
It’s less frustrating if someone recognizes me for it [ Pretty Reckless ]; it’s more frustrating that I still get asked about it.
There is no person, no theorist so reckless as he who says that the facts speak for themselves.
Im not reckless. I was never reckless.
I think it would be absolutely reckless and irresponsible for anyone to try and break up Microsoft.
I spend money with reckless abandon. Last month I blew $5000 at a reincarnation. I got to thinking, what the hell, you only live once!
If the U.S. Government was a company, the deficit would be $5 trillion because they would have to account by general accepted accounting principles. But actually they encourage government spending, reckless government spending, because the government can issue Treasury bills at extremely low interest rates.
My indifference to money and my spendthrift ways are disgraceful. You have no idea how reckless I am; how often I practically throw money out of the window. I am always making good resolutions, but the next minute I forget and give the waiter eightpence.
When you’re young, you’re very reckless. Then you get conservative. Then you get reckless again.
I do like things that are a bit reckless, so long as the people around me are professionals. Stuntmen will see you through anything.
I take big risks, but I’m not reckless about it.
For too long, the world has been focused on short-term growth and development at the expense of our long-term survival as we have depleted our natural resources at historically reckless rates.
Democrats, for their part, have chosen to go the way of reckless obstruction, pursuing the first partisan impeachment in history.
I had grown accustomed to life being interesting and adventure ridden and, rather childishly, I refused to believe that this must necessarily come to an end and that the rest of my life should be a sort of penance for all the reckless, irresponsible, and immensely fun things IвЂ™d done before.
Sadly, black people disassociate ourselves from the things which make us who we are, identifying them as lesser, or inferior. It’s a form of self hate. So, with reckless abandon, we strive to be like the majority.
Power without love is reckless and abusive, and love without power is sentimental and anemic.
I always wanted to be Jo in ‘Little Women.’ She’s a bit reckless and feckless, always getting into trouble like me. But I’m probably more like Madame Bovary.
Fusion power is speculative and experimental. I think it is reckless to assume that the fusion problem will be cracked, but I’m happy to estimate how much power fusion could deliver, if the problems are cracked.
The heart of the 2008 financial crisis was a coterie of reckless financial executives, working for too-big-to-fail financial companies, who were handsomely compensated for taking risks that almost ruined the economy when they failed.
In 1957, вЂњWest Side StoryвЂќ had introduced the musical to the reckless dark side of teen-age life; вЂњBye Bye Birdie,вЂќ set in Sweet Apple, Ohio, where the citizens apparently dress mostly in chartreuse, mauve, orange, periwinkle, and turquoise, was a walk on the bright side.
As we have seen both in healthcare and energy, passing reckless, ill-conceived massive bills usually create more problems than we solve.
The writer trusts nothing she writes-it should be too reckless and alive for that, it should be beautiful and menacing and slightly out of control. . . . Good writing . . . explodes in the reader‘s face. Whenever the writer writes, it’s always three or four or five o’clock in the morning in her head.
Reckless haste makes poor speed.
As you get older, you overthink and can talk yourself out of anything. It’s good to be a bit reckless and experimental.
The war on drugs is wrong, both tactically and morally. It assumes that people are too stupid, too reckless, and too irresponsible to decide whether and under what conditions to consume drugs. The war on drugs is morally bankrupt.
Rarely is it correct to play a hyper-aggressive style of poker. But there are certain situations where a seemingly reckless approach will actually be the most profitable strategy to employ, like at the Main Event at the World Series of Poker.
We know that, sooner or later, reckless government actions and policies have consequences. That when government corrupts the truth and breaks faith with the American people, the entire fabric of our society – everything we believe in and count on – is in jeopardy.
Excellence is being thwarted not only by laziness but by reckless attachment to causes, programs, and – in some cases, leaders.
I think I was pretty reckless and definitely a bit out of control. Now, I’m more focused.
When people hear the phrase ‘risk-taker’, two images come to mind. One is the negative idea of someone who’s reckless and unpredictable, sometimes succeeding and at other times crashing out. The other is a more positive view of a fearless innovator who takes risks when others nervously stand back.
But then I had long mistaken being spoiled for being strong, being defiant for being independent, being reckless for being brave.
For a man to think he can fulfil his destiny without a woman is a misunderstanding, a miscalculation; it is reckless and folly. Certainly a woman is not everthing, but everything depends on her.
There is danger in reckless change, but greater danger in blind conservatism.
By every measure, John Kennedy‘s sex life was compulsive and reckless. At one level, it had clear public consequences. Knowledge of Kennedy’s behavior gave FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover absolute job security, as well as the potential power to derail Kennedy’s re-election had he survived assassination.
The practice of the Christian life consists of the discernment of (the seeing and hearing), and the reliance upon (the reckless and uncalculating dependence), and the celebration (the ready and spontaneous enjoyment) of the presence of the Word of God in the common life of the world.
That was Youth with its reckless exuberance when all things were possible pursued by Age where we are now, looking back at what we destroyed, what we tore away from that self who could do more, and its work that’s become my enemy because that’s what I can tell you about, that Youth who could do anything.
She writhes under her life. A woman more angry, passionate, reckless, and revengeful never lived.
It is reckless to make broad generalizations about any group of people.
Not ‘I don’t give a f-‘ to just be reckless and do whatever, but ‘I don’t give a f- what they say.’ вЂ¦ I know who I am and what I’m doing in my life and what I’ve accomplished and continue to accomplish as a performer, as a writer, as an artist, as a person, as a human being. I’m happy with the man I’m becoming.
There is a simple way of avoiding excess risk-taking by the managers of our financial institutions. It is to make it a crime … had a crime for reckless management of a financial institution been on the books, Northern Rock and RBS would not have blown up.
Four things does a reckless man gain who covets his neighbor‘s wife – demerit, an uncomfortable bed, thirdly, punishment, and lastly, hell.
I think the music business is becoming more difficult. It’s really taken a big hit with piracy, so it’s a lot more difficult. I mean, it was kind of an impractical career choice when I did it 25 years ago, but nowadays it’s truly reckless.
Be reckless in your intensities.
We must not sacrifice one of our remaining untamed places in reckless pursuit of oil. We know we have to leave oil in the ground, or destructive climate change will become unstoppable. If not in the pristine and vulnerable Arctic Ocean, then where?
What we seek we do not find – that would be too trim and tidy for so reckless and opulent a thing as life. It is something else we find.
No, the point is not only does time fly and do we die, but that in these reckless conditions we live at all, and are vouchsafed, for the duration of certain inexplicable moments, to know it.
I certainly don’t hope to live forever, but on the other hand, I’m not reckless.
Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon
What we need to do with respect to the Middle East is strong, steady leadership, not wrong and reckless leadership that is all over the map.
Egalitarians create the most dangerous inequality of all – inequality of power. Allowing politicians to determine what all other human beings will be allowed to earn is one of the most reckless gambles imaginable. Like the income tax, it may start off being applied only to the rich but it will inevitably reach us all.
President Obama‘s reckless defense cuts that are hanging over our cloud, hanging over the horizon could put almost 44,000 jobs at stake right here in Pennsylvania. we are not going to let that happen. You know why? Because No. 1, national defense is the first priority of the federal government.
There’s been this strange irony to my whole life. All my original bandmates have died, when I was the most wild and most reckless of us all. But I’m still here.
Don’t be reckless with other people’s hearts, don’t put up with those who are reckless with yours.
Well, teachers have been profoundly demoralized in recent years and are often treated with contempt by politicians. There’s a great deal of reckless rhetoric in Washington about the mediocrity of the teaching profession – and I don’t find that to be true at all.
The only way to play football is with reckless abandon, or they’ll knock your beard off. And with acting, you have to pull all the stops to make it work.
I’m not as reckless as I used to be. You know, when I was little.
I think that the S.E.C. has been pretty feckless when it comes to reigning in reckless behavior on Wall Street.
I’m a playmaker. I’m always attacking the rim and have somewhat of a reckless style. I try to be everywhere at once.
I see no hope for the future of our people if they are dependent on the frivolous youth of today, for certainly all youth are reckless beyond words. When I was a boy, we were taught to be discrete and respectful of elders, but the present youth are exceedingly wise and impatient of restraint.
I have a deep love for the art of translation, and I couldn’t find a novel that captured the fascinating, reckless adventure of it as I’d experienced it, or portrayed translators as the passionate risk-takers that so many of the translators I know are. So I wrote the book I couldn’t find.
Don’t be reckless with other peoples hearts. And don’t put up with people that are reckless with yours.
Contraceptive methods are like putting a premium on vice. It makes men and women reckless… As it is, man has sufficiently degraded woman for his lust, and [contraception] , no matter how well meaning the advocates may be, will still further degrade her.
It’s the unbridled passion and the fearlessness to just go into something with reckless abandon that allows you to create something from nothing. That allows you to innovate. That allows you to take things to the extreme.
The press should not get special privileges – if they drive recklessly or put people in danger, they should be subject to every reckless driving and endangerment law on the books – but they should also not be singled out for special punishment.
Everything I do, I do with reckless abandon.
It’s kinda like D.H. Lawrence had this idea of two people meeting on a road, and instead of just passing and glancing away, they decide to accept what he calls the confrontation between their souls. It’s like freeing the brave, reckless gods within us all.
Reckless capitalism kills black people.
You have opened up the prison gates of my womanhood. And all the passion that was unsatisfied in for me so many years, leaped into a wild reckless storm boundless as the sea.
Oh, if I could put some of my reckless spirit into these discreet cautious lazy men!
We had to struggle with the old enemies of peace – business and financial monopoly, speculation, reckless banking, class antagonism, sectionalism, war profiteering
If you stay by the book, it’s not always going to work. You’ve got to venture off a little bit. But you can’t get too reckless, either.
Golf is said to be an humbling game, but it is surprising how many people are either not aware of their weaknesses of else reckless of consequences.
The Enormous Room seems to me to be the book that has nearest approached the mood of reckless adventure in which men will reach the white heat of imagination needed to fuse the soggy disjointed complexity of the industrial life about us into seething fluid of creation. There can be no more playing safe.
In war, there is hardly a more horrifying example of the head-long plunge into reckless militarism than what Hillary Clinton led the way on in Libya.
Be reckless enough to gamble all or nothing to follow your dreams
The Devil may take the reckless, but the good will surely die of boredom. Boredom and frustration.
I think few wives would have encouraged this kind of drastic and reckless career shift!
A most insidious form of fear is that which masquerades as common sense or even wisdom, condemning as foolish, reckless, insignificant or futile the small, daily acts of courage which help to preserve man’s self-respect and inherent human dignity.
I am reckless, yes, but not thoughtless
It’s so nice to share a day as beautiful as this one with hundreds of thousands of reckless drivers.
The Nisour Square shooting is a signature point in the Iraq war, one that inflamed anti-American sentiment abroad and contributed to the impression that Americans were reckless and unaccountable. The Iraqi government wanted to prosecute the security contractors in Iraq, but the American government refused to allow it.
We need to introduce civil liability for companies that ship products with reckless security vulnerabilities.
Today, hundreds of thousands of AIDS patients are under medical treatment, which is a great advancement. But it makes some people reckless.
The ability to calm your soul and wait before God is one of the most difficult things in the Christian life. Our old nature is restless… the world around us is frantically in a hurry. But a restless heart usually leads to a reckless life.
And in the fearless, reckless pursuit of intimate love, it is not the destination it’s the journey.
The government must recognise that taxing retailers differently is reckless.
Nothing inspires people more than reckless acts of courage.
Nothing could be more reckless than to base one’s moral philosophy on the latest pronouncements of science.
Reckless youth makes rueful age.
Reckless, outrageous and undignified behavior has become excused and countenanced as telling it like it is when it is actually just reckless, outrageous and undignified. And when such behavior emanates from the top of our government, it is something else. It is dangerous to a democracy.
Yes, I’m reckless and sometime express no concern for my own well being, and I express a misanthropic view of the world, but to have an opinion, you can’t be a nihilist.
God’s reckless grace is our greatest hope.
The Treasury’s plan has little for those outside of the financial industry. It is aimed at rescuing the same financial institutions that created this crisis with the sloppy underwriting and reckless disregard for the risk they were creating, taking or passing on to others.
Everyone has ocean‘s to fly, if they have the heart to do it. Is it reckless? Maybe. But what do dreams know of boundaries?
I get my inspiration from a lot of bands actually. I really like AC/DC, Nirvana, Led Zeppelin and new bands. I like The Pretty Reckless.
Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector. It encourages a man to be expansive, even reckless, while lie detectors are only a challenge to tell lies successfully.
While I support making improvements in the Affordable Care Act, trying to enact them while holding the government and our economic recovery hostage is reckless and irresponsible.
There’s nothing scarier than a reckless prosecutor.
I’ve never been reckless – it’s always calculated. I’m mischievous, but I’m calculated.
One of many strengths that I often see in successful women on Wall Street is a responsible balance between risk taking and risk mitigation – the ability to assess situations smartly and make the right medium-to-long-term decisions without being lured into reckless, short-term profit-taking.
The pursuit of natural knowledge, the investigation of the world – mental and material – in which we live, is not a dull and spiritless affair: rather is it a voyage of adventure of the human mind, a holiday for reckless and imaginative souls.
I was the most reckless little kid. I only had guy friends. I had a Nintendo, and when I went to normal school, I used to tape it under my desk and then pull it out and play on it.
There is a notion that creative people are absent-minded, reckless, heedless of social customs and obligations. It is, hopefully, true for they are in another world altogether.
The junior Senator from Wisconsin, by his reckless charges, has so preyed upon the fears and hatred of uninformed and credulous people that he has started a prairie fire, which neither he nor anyone else may be able to control.