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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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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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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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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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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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Prudence is a rich ugly old maid courted by Incapacity.

Prudence is a rich ugly old maid courted by Incapacity.

by William Blake 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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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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