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Prudence is an attitude that keeps life safe, but does not often make it happy.

Prudence is an attitude that keeps life safe, but does not often make it happy.

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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Hear the words of prudence, give heed unto her counsels, and store them in thine heart; her maxims are universal, read more

Hear the words of prudence, give heed unto her counsels, and store them in thine heart; her maxims are universal, and all the virtues lean upon her; she is the guide and the mistress of human life

by Akhenaton Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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Let us not throw the rope after the bucket.
[Sp., No arrojemos la soga tras el caldero.]

Let us not throw the rope after the bucket.
[Sp., No arrojemos la soga tras el caldero.]

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One can't get diseases
of Mad Chicken or Mad Pig
by eating tomatoes or
almonds or figs.

One can't get diseases
of Mad Chicken or Mad Pig
by eating tomatoes or
almonds or figs.

by O Anna Niemus Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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For chance fights ever on the side of the prudent.

For chance fights ever on the side of the prudent.

by Euripides Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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So that every man lawfully ordained must bring a bow which hath
two strings, a title of present right read more

So that every man lawfully ordained must bring a bow which hath
two strings, a title of present right and another to provide for
future possibility or chance.

by Richard Hooker Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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It is always good
When a man has two irons in the fire.

It is always good
When a man has two irons in the fire.

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He is a dangerous fellow, keep clear of him. (That is: he has
hay on his horns, showing he read more

He is a dangerous fellow, keep clear of him. (That is: he has
hay on his horns, showing he is dangerous.)
[Lat., Faenum habet in cornu, longe fuge.]

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Look before you ere you leap.

Look before you ere you leap.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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