“Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputations . . . can never effect a reform.” By: Redactor Voltaire, imprisoned in the Bastille on this day in 1717 Alfred, Lord Tennyson, from “Ulysses” published on this day in 1842 Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website 5 × = twenty Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.