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Quotes for: Prudence



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There are hurricanes in human affairs, tempests of passion, when it is wise to retire to a harbor and ride it out at anchor. Remedies often make diseases worse.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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There are hurricanes in human affairs, tempests of passion, when it is wise to retire to a harbor and ride it out at anchor. Remedies often make diseases worse.

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The coward calls himself cautious, the miser thrifty.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences
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Silence is the sanctuary of prudence.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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A prudent man should always follow in the path trodden by great men and imitate those who are most excellent.”
Niccolo Machiavelli - The Prince
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A wise and prudent king knows how to make use of even the least of his subjects.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables
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The cautious seldom err.”
Confucius
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Action creates more fortunes than prudence.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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The enlightenment of understanding makes man smarter, but not better.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.”
Francis Bacon
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Chance fights ever on the side of the prudent.”
Euripides
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Prudence is but experience, which equal time, equally bestows on all men, in those things they equally apply themselves unto.”
Thomas Hobbes
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There is no praise we have not lavished upon Prudence; and yet she cannot assure to us the most trifling event.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Rashness belongs to youth prudence to old age.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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