61+ Best Careless Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational careless quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

Famous Careless Quotes

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

We hold our hate too choice a thing, for light and careless lavishing. William Watson

Curly hair is not just a hairstyle: it’s kind of a lifestyle. There is something really free and careless about it and loose and kind of naughty. I love it. Inbar Lavi

Yet, so far from laboring to know the forbidden tree of worldly pleasures and its various fruits, man gives himself up to a careless and thoughtless state of life, and yields to the lust of the flesh, not considering that this lust is really the forbidden tree. Johann Arndt

Only the careless leave a possibility unattended due to assumptions. Laurie R. King

It is reckless to make broad generalizations about any group of people. Roger Ebert

King would certainly be overjoyed by Barack Obama’s inauguration, but we must avoid, and indeed reject, any careless claims that Obama’s swearing in marks the fulfillment of King’s dream. David Garrow

Words have life and must be cared for. If they are stolen for ugly uses or careless slang or false promotion work, they need to be brought back to their original meaning – back to their roots. Corita Kent

I’m careless, because I guess caring too much was the problem! Unknown

I wanted to have some disdain in the way that she fights sometimes, because I think Elektra is a bit careless, like, ‘You’re in my way – get out.’ Elodie Yung

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

It seems very clear to me that we, in the West, cannot afford to continue assuming propriety over the world’s resources in a careless, greedy way without paying for it – not only with the lives of our loved ones, but also with our souls. Alexandra Fuller

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

I want my careless song to strike no minor key; no fiend to stand between my body’s Southern song – the fusion of the South, my body’s song and me. Margaret Walker

Life is so short, it seems careless not to use it all. Unknown

Be not careless in deeds, nor confused in words, nor rambling in thought. Marcus Aurelius

Sometimes you gotta care less to see if they will care more. Unknown

Pain is less subject than pleasure to careless expression. Samuel Johnson

Careful minds build durable buildings; careless minds build rotten buildings! Mehmet Murat ildan

In the matter of learning, the difference between the earnest and the careless student stands out clearly. The same holds true in the mastering of passion and the weaknesses to which our nature is subject, as in the acquiring of virtue. Saint Ignatius

The more careless, the more modish. Jonathan Swift

A purpose, an intention, a design, strikes everywhere even the careless, the most stupid thinker. David Hume

Be fearless when it comes to life, and careless when it comes to what people say and think about you. Unknown

A lot of white men in the music industry are promoting and participating in black culture in a way that is pretty careless. They want the currency of blackness, but they don’t want the brunt that comes along with that. Kelela

Keen at the start, but careless at the end. Unknown

When is a revival needed? When carelessness and unconcern keep the people asleep. Billy Sunday

Anger is useful only to a certain point. After that, it becomes rage, and rage will make you careless. Lauren Oliver

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

A person who is careless about money is careless about everything, and untrustworthy in everything. Dinah Maria Murlock Craik

Looking back, I wince at the careless way I tossed out my opinions. Luke Ford

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

There is a difference between being straightforward and careless. Nana Patekar

A woman, the more curious she is about her face, is commonly the more careless about her house. Ben Jonson

Young people are careless of their virginity; one day they may have it and the next not. Sylvia Townsend Warner

I hate careless flattery, the kind that exhausts you in your efforts to believe it. Wilson Mizner

We run carelessly to the precipice, after we have put something before us to prevent us seeing it. Blaise Pascal

A caring friend is thousand times better than a careless lover. Unknown

But sometimes when you’re too careful it just turns into a different kind of carelessness. Marlon James

Careless indifference and bodily restlessness in meditation cause negative vibrations. Paramahansa Yogananda

A purpose, an intention, a design, strikes everywhere the careless, the most stupid thinker. David Hume

The secret motive of the absent-minded is to be innocent while guilty. Absent-mindedness is spurious innocence. Saul Bellow

Libyans are deeply unsettled by Gaddafi and his regime’s careless contempt for human life. The dictatorship is willing to employ any methods necessary to remain in power. Hisham Matar

I suppose many people will continue moving towards careless computing, because there’s a sucker born every minute. Richard Stallman

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. Mary Oliver

I will say that there are genuine and serious concerns about what Hillary Clinton did before the Benghazi attacks, during them, and after them. I think her extremely careless handling of classified information, to use FBI Director Jim Comey’s term, disqualifies her from being president. Tom Cotton

Carelessness does more harm than a want of knowledge. Benjamin Franklin

I was a careless Protestant, my wife was a good Catholic, and we had six kids in seven years and I’d endorse that to everyone. Lindsay Fox

That’s what careless words do. They make people love you a little less. Arundhati Roy

Carelessness is a disease. Kamand Kojouri

It was careless, but it was not a willful and reckless disregard for safety. Laura McElroy

The less you care,the happier you will be. Unknown

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

Careless she is with artful care, Affecting to seem unaffected. William Congreve

The American people need to know that money is being used effectively because frankly, the nation can’t afford careless spending, no matter how well-intentioned. Michael Enzi

We should not be careless toward the fulfillment of our calling. Sunday Adelaja

Between the daylight gambler and the player at night there is the same difference that lies between a careless husband and the lover swooning under his lady’s window. Honore de Balzac

‘Thirteen’ was really hard on my family. I wrote this movie about them and their flaws and imperfections and what it was like growing up. It was from one kid’s perspective and not a well-rounded one. You get older, and it’s like, ‘How dare I portray my father as being a totally vacant, careless schmuck?’ Nikki Reed

Your friends will be as careless with your life as they are with their own. Vernon Howard

I was a boy with one dream and one dream only: I wanted – no, strike that, I was desperate for – a room of my own. You see, in those days I shared a room with my little brother, Jesse, and it wasn’t pretty. He was the Oscar to my Felix: messy, careless, and just a little bit sticky – exactly the way a kindergartner is supposed to be. Nate Berkus

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

You don’t have to give way to careless speech or complaining. You don’t have to let your feelings get in the way of what God wants to do in your life. Joyce Meyer

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