Reckless Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old reckless quotes, reckless sayings, and reckless proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Don't be reckless with other people's hearts, don't put up with those who are reckless with yours.     

Mary Schmich

The most absurd and reckless aspirations have sometimes led to extraordinary success.     

Luc De Clapiers

Everyone has oceans to fly, if they have the heart to do it. Is it reckless? Maybe. But what do dreams know of boundaries?     

Amelia Earhart

The only ammunition against reckless discouragement is relentless devotion.     

Craig McKenzie

Reckless action is worse than wise restraint.     

Danielle Trussoni

Be reckless enough to gamble all or nothing to follow your dreams.     

John Galliano

There are chords in the hearts of the most reckless which cannot be touched without emotion.     

Edgar Allan Poe

I've been reckless, but I'm not a rebel without a cause.     

Angelina Jolie

Yet none use their words more recklessly than the strong, who have not been sobered by the rebuffs and uncertainties of life.     

George A. Smith

When you're young, you're very reckless. Then you get conservative. Then you get reckless again.     

Clint Eastwood

Craving, not having, is the mother of a reckless giving of oneself.     

Eric Hoffer

Be reckless in your intensities.     

Perry Brass

I love. The most reckless thing of all.     

Ally Condie

Reckless haste makes poor speed.     

Benjamin Franklin

Reckless youth makes rueful age.     

Benjamin Franklin

Reckless adventure is the fool's hazard.     

Tacitus

You will find inner ecstasy when you can be reckless in love.     

Deepak Chopra

Nature is reckless of the individual. When she has points to carry, she carries them.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

In every person, even in such as appear most reckless, there is an inherent desire to attain balance.     

Jakob Wassermann

Only reckless confidence in a Source greater than ourselves can empower us to forgive the wounds inflicted by others.     

Brennan Manning

Why should we honour those that die upon the field of battle? A man may show as reckless a courage in entering into the abyss of himself.     

William Butler Yeats

Be wise enough not to be reckless, but brave enough to take great risks.     

Frank Warren

Refrain from reckless and thoughtless actions. Be as calm and judicious as a mountain.     

Choi Hong Hi

Some part of you will always ... fight to cling to life and experience all it has. That's why you're so reckless in the things you do. You don't hold back your feelings, your passion, your anger. It makes you remarkable. It makes you dangerous.     

Richelle Mead

He who formerly was reckless and afterwards became sober brightens up this world like the moon when freed from clouds.     

The Dhammapada

Words, like tranquil waters behind a dam, can become reckless and uncontrollable torrents of destruction when released without caution and wisdom.     

William Arthur Ward

Marrying a woman who was reckless must have been the ultimate reckless act requiring a lifetime of balancing to keep both of them safe.     

Ursula Hegi

A little reckless bravery may end up saving your life.     

Henry Chancellor

There is danger in reckless change, but greater danger in blind conservatism.     

Henry George

Gaiety is often the reckless ripple over depths of despair.     

Edwin Hubbel Chapin