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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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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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Prudence is a rich, ugly old maid wooed by incapacity.

Prudence is a rich, ugly old maid wooed by incapacity.

by Bible 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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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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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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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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