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Better is to bow than breake.

Better is to bow than breake.

by John Heywood 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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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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. . . Therefore I am wel pleased to take any coulor to defend your
honour and hope you read more

. . . Therefore I am wel pleased to take any coulor to defend your
honour and hope you wyl remember that who seaketh two strings to
one bowe, he may shute strong but never strait.

by Elizabeth I Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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Precaution is better than cure.
[Lat., Praestat cautela quam medela.]

Precaution is better than cure.
[Lat., Praestat cautela quam medela.]

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The prudence of the best heads is often defeated by the tenderness of the best hearts

The prudence of the best heads is often defeated by the tenderness of the best hearts

by Henry Fielding Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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The prudence of the best heads is often defeated by the tenderness of the best of hearts.

The prudence of the best heads is often defeated by the tenderness of the best of hearts.

by Henry Fielding Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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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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Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.

Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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