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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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Prudence is the knowledge of things to be sought, and those to be
shunned.

Prudence is the knowledge of things to be sought, and those to be
shunned.

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Archers ever
Have two strings to bow; and shall great Cupid
(Archer of archers both in men read more

Archers ever
Have two strings to bow; and shall great Cupid
(Archer of archers both in men and women),
Be worse provided than a common archer?

by George Chapman Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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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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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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If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner.

If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner.

by Omar Bradley Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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If thou art terrible to many, then beware of many.
[Lat., Multis terribilis, caveto multos.]

If thou art terrible to many, then beware of many.
[Lat., Multis terribilis, caveto multos.]

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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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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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