4. "Having made his clerical toilet with due care in the morning, he was prepared only for those amenities of life which were suited to the well-adjusted stiff cravat of the period, and to a mind weighted with unpublished matter."
- George Eliot, Middlemarch
5. "the mammoth deficits that will be racked up beyond 2020 are due almost entirely to rapidly rising health-care costs along with seventy-seven million baby boomers whose bodies will slowly be deteriorating."
- Robert B. Reich, Beyond Outrage: Expanded Edition: What has gone wrong with our economy and our democracy
6. "Goals may cause systematic problems for organizations due to narrowed focus, unethical behavior, increased risk taking, decreased cooperation, and decreased intrinsic motivation. Use care when applying goals in your organization."
- Daniel H. Pink, Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
7. "From this time my constant practice was, as soon as I rose, to perform that business in open air, at the full extent of my chain; and due care was taken every morning before company came, that the offensive matter should be carried off in wheel-barrows, by two servants appointed for that purpose. I"
- Jonathan Swift, Gulliver's Travels
8. "You don’t forget. You simply get to the point where you don’t care what birth will feel like; anything is better than being pregnant for an instant longer. I’d reached that point roughly two weeks before my due date. The date"
- Diana Gabaldon, A Breath of Snow and Ashes
9. "Our time was most delightfully spent, in mutual Protestations of Freindship, and in vows of unalterable Love, in which we were secure from being interrupted, by intruding and disagreeable Visistors, as Augustus and Sophia had on their first Entrance in the Neighbourhood, taken due care to inform the surrounding Families, that as their happiness centered wholly in themselves, they wished for no other society."
- Jane Austen, Love and Friendship
10. "In all, 86 per cent of the increased life expectancy was due to decreases in infectious diseases. And the bulk of the decline in infectious disease deaths occurred prior to the age of antibiotics. Less than 4 per cent of the total improvement in life expectancy since 1700s can be credited to twentieth-century advances in medical care."
- Laurie Garrett, Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health