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  1. cautious

    i would be cautious about walking there after dark.

    Submitted by Soulwriter on June 13, 2021  

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  1. Ryan Lochte:

    I'm just happy I'm going to Rio and I'm representing my country, every race hurts. You can't hold back, you've just got to go out there and give it your all.

  2. William Rotsler:

    You cannot hold back a good laugh any more than you can the tide. Both are forces of nature.

  3. Barack Obama:

    I had been inclined to take the shot fairly early on in the discussions. But you hold back the decision until you have to make it. And in the end, what I very much appreciated, was the degree to which we had an honest debate, it was, in that way, emblematic of presidential decision-making, you're always working with probabilities.

  4. Charles J. C. Lyall:

    There are four things that hold back human progress. Ignorance, stupidity, committees and accountants.

  5. Max Fried:

    Any time that you go out there and you don’t perform the way that you want, you don’t win, you want to go back out there and redeem yourself, it’s probably going to be my last outing of the year, so there’s nothing to hold back.

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