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Good nature without prudence, is foolishness

Good nature without prudence, is foolishness

by Proverb Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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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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If a wise man behaves prudently, how can he be overcome by his enemies? Even a single man, by right read more

If a wise man behaves prudently, how can he be overcome by his enemies? Even a single man, by right action, can overcome a host of foes.

by Saskya Pandita Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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He who does not stretch himself according to the coverlet finds
his feet uncovered.
[Ger., Wer sich nicht read more

He who does not stretch himself according to the coverlet finds
his feet uncovered.
[Ger., Wer sich nicht nach der Decke streckt,
Dem bleiben die Fusse unbedeckt.]

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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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Yes, I had two strings to my bow; both golden ones, egad! and
both cracked.

Yes, I had two strings to my bow; both golden ones, egad! and
both cracked.

by Henry Fielding Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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Prudent people are very happy; 'tis an exceeding fine thing, that's certain, but I was born without it, and shall read more

Prudent people are very happy; 'tis an exceeding fine thing, that's certain, but I was born without it, and shall retain to my day of Death the Humour of saying what I think.

by Mary Worley Montagu Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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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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Yee have many strings to your bowe.

Yee have many strings to your bowe.

by John Heywood Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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