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    . . . 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.

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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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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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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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Better is to bow than breake.

Better is to bow than breake.

by John Heywood Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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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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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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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.

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Let your loins be girded about, and your light burning;
And ye yourselves like unto men that wait for read more

Let your loins be girded about, and your light burning;
And ye yourselves like unto men that wait for their lord, when he
will return from the wedding; that when he cometh and knocketh,
they may open unto him immediately.

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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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