On ne peut éviter avec trop de précaution

LilDaisy

Senior Member
India - Hindi & English
Hi

What do you think this means here?

On ne peut éviter avec précaution

Context: Bonheur d'une ame religieuse dépend de son union avec Dieu. On ne peut éviter avec trop de précaution tout
ce qui pourrait y mettre obstacle.

Does this mean that one can not afford being too cautious as this can be an obstacle?
 
  • archijacq

    Senior Member
    french France
    One should carefully avoid anything which may interfere with (which may be an obstacle to) a religious soul's union with God
     

    Hildy1

    Senior Member
    English - US and Canada
    For a more literal translation:
    One can't be too careful to avoid / in avoiding
    I.e. it is so important that even the greatest degree of care is not excessive.
     
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