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Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.

Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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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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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 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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I prefer silent prudence to loquacious folly.
[Lat., Malo indisertam prudentiam, quam loquacem stultitiam.]

I prefer silent prudence to loquacious folly.
[Lat., Malo indisertam prudentiam, quam loquacem stultitiam.]

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He who does not stretch himself according to the coverlet finds
his feet uncovered.
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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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Better is to bow than breake.

Better is to bow than breake.

by John Heywood 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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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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