People know that I have adopted four principles in living my life: simple living, punctuality, hard work and prudence.— Abdul Sattar Edhi
Irresistibly the pocket oracle and art of prudence quotes that are about patience and prudence
Don't judge without having heard both sides.
Even persons who think themselves virtuous very easily forget this elementary rule of prudence.
The most extravagant idea that can be born in the head of a political thinker is to believe that it suffices for people to enter, weapons in hand, among a foreign people and expect to have its laws and constitution embraced. No one loves armed missionaries; the first lesson of nature and prudence is to repulse them as enemies.
Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear.
It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.
A Stoic is someone who transforms fear into prudence, pain into transformation, mistakes into initiation, and desire into undertaking.
If the federal government should overpass the just bounds of its authority and make a tyrannical use of its powers, the people, whose creature it is, must appeal to the standard they have formed, and take such measures to redress the injury done to the Constitution as the exigency may suggest and prudence justify.
Every day I live I am more convinced that the waste of life lies in the love we have not given, the powers we have not used, the selfish prudence that will risk nothing and which, shirking pain, misses happiness as well.
Freemasonry teaches not merely temperance, fortitude, prudence, justice, brotherly love, relief, and truth, but liberty, equality, and fraternity, and it denounces ignorance, superstition, bigotry, lust tyranny and despotism.
Who makes quick use of the moment is a genius of prudence.
If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner.
People, the common people, can genuinely see what I'm doing.
Moreover, people know that I have adopted four principles in living my life: simple living, punctuality, hard work and prudence. These are the four principles I adopted at the very beginning and continue to use until now. People see this and give me donations.
All courses of action are risky, so prudence is not in avoiding danger (it's impossible), but calculating risk and acting decisively. Make mistakes of ambition and not mistakes of sloth. Develop the strength to do bold things, not the strength to suffer.
Prudence is a presumption of the future, contracted from the experience of time past.
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
It is only with prudence, sagacity, and much dexterity that great aims are accomplished, and all obstacles surmounted. Otherwise nothing is accomplished.
There has been a most Providential Guidance which the want of prudence, vigilance, or judgement has not impeded, and it is here that we can most clearly see the designs of God.
To acquire money requires valor, to keep money requires prudence, and to spend money well is an art.
The same prudence which in private life would forbid our paying our own money for unexplained projects, forbids it in the dispensation of the public moneys.
No worse fate can befall a young man or woman than becoming prematurely entrenched in prudence and negation.
Is it life, I ask, is it even prudence, To bore thyself and bore the students?
The one characteristic more essential than any other is foresight.
.. It should be the growing nation with a future which takes the long look ahead.
The art of being sometimes audacious and sometimes very prudent is the secret of success.
The only prudence in life is concentration.
Affairs are easier of entrance than of exit;
and it is but common prudence to see our way out before we venture in.
Economy, prudence, and a simple life are the sure masters of need, and will often accomplish that which, their opposites, with a fortune at hand, will fail to do.
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A man of virtue, judgment, and prudence speaks not until there is silence.
I consider it a mark of great prudence in a man to abstain from threats or any contemptuous expressions, for neither of these weaken the enemy, but threats make him more cautious, and the other excites his hatred, and a desire to revenge himself.
Self-denial is not a virtue, it is only the effect of prudence on rascality.
. . . idealism is one of the greatest forces in the world. It makes seeming impossibilities possible and succeeds where prudence fails. But unless the idealist is brave and has the courage to face the truth, his idealism creates nothing.
There is a courageous wisdom; there is also a false, reptile prudence, the result not of caution but of fear.
We must expect reverses, even defeats.
They are sent to teach us wisdom and prudence, to call forth greater energies, and to prevent our falling into greater disasters.
We have to be the people who stand up and say look, vigilance is good and prudence is good. But a kind of irrational fear that leads itself to demagogic rhetoric is something that we have to say no - no, we're not going to go there.
I think that the principle of the Conservative Party is jealousy of liberty and of the people, only qualified by fear; but I think the principle of the Liberal Party is trust in the people, only qualified by prudence.