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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 retain to my day of Death the Humour of saying what I think.

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Get Estates may venture more. Little Boats must keep near Shore.

Get Estates may venture more. Little Boats must keep near Shore.

by Benjamin Franklin Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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It is good the have a hatch before the durre.

It is good the have a hatch before the durre.

by John Heywood Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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According to her cloth she cut her coat.

According to her cloth she cut her coat.

by John Dryden Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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There is nothing more imprudent than excessive prudence.

There is nothing more imprudent than excessive prudence.

by Charles Caleb Colton Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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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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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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'Tis true no lover has that pow'r
T' enforce a desperate amour,
As he that has two read more

'Tis true no lover has that pow'r
T' enforce a desperate amour,
As he that has two strings t' his bow,
And burns for love and money too.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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And I will fasten him as a nail in a sure place; and he shall be
for a glorious read more

And I will fasten him as a nail in a sure place; and he shall be
for a glorious throne to his father's house.

by Bible Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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Good nature without prudence, is foolishness

Good nature without prudence, is foolishness

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