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. . . Therefore I am wel pleased to take any coulor to defend your
honour and hope you read more

. . . 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.

by Elizabeth I Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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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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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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'Tis true no lover has that pow'r
T' enforce a desperate amour,
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'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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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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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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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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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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