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Nothing can be done quickly and prudently at the same time.

Publilius Syrus, writer

The prudence of the best heads is often defeated by the tenderness of the best of hearts.

Henry Fielding, novelist

Prudence is an attitude that keeps life safe, but does not often make it happy.

Samuel Johnson, author

Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear.

William E. Gladstone, leader

Prudence is the virtue by which we discern what is proper to do under various circumstances in time and place.

John Milton, poet

Chance fights ever on the side of the prudent.

Euripides, poet

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.

Robert E. Lee, soldier

There is nothing more imprudent than excessive prudence.

Charles Caleb Colton, writer

But after this natural burst of indignation, no man of sense, courage, or prudence will waste his time or his strength in retrospective reproaches or repinings.

Robert Peel, leader

Never speak of a rope in the family of one who has been hanged.


Rashness belongs to youth; prudence to old age.

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

It is no less a feat to keep what you have, than to increase it. In one there is chance, the other will be a work of art.

Ovid, poet

All enterprises that are entered into with indiscreet zeal may be pursued with great vigor at first, but are sure to collapse in the end.

Tacitus, historian

Wisdom, prudence, forethought, these are essential. But not second to these that noble courage which adventures the right, and leaves the consequences to God.

Robert Dale Owen, politician

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

William Blake, poet

The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable, for the happy impute all their success to prudence or merit.

Jonathan Swift, writer

One column of truth cannot hold an institution of ideas from falling into ignorance. It is wiser that a person of prudence and purpose save his strength for battles that can be won.

Bryant H. McGill, poet

One very clear impression I had of all the Beautiful People was their prudence. It may be that they paid for their own airline tickets, but they paid for little else.

James Brady, activist

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

Henry de Bracton,

We can easily become as much slaves to precaution as we can to fear. Although we can never rivet our fortune so tight as to make it impregnible, we may by our excessive prudence squeeze out of the life that we are guarding so anxiously all the adventurous quality that makes it worth living.

Randolph Silliman Bourne,

We must believe what is good and true about the prophets, that they were sages, that they did understand what proceeded from their mouths, and that they bore prudence on their lips.

Origen, theologian

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.

Clara Barton, public servant

If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner.

Omar N. Bradley, soldier

There are goods so opposed that we cannot seize both, but, by too much prudence, may pass between them at too great a distance to reach either.

Samuel Johnson, author

Philanthropic humility is necessary if a giver is to do more good than harm, but it is not sufficient - philanthropic prudence is also needed.

Marvin Olasky, educator

Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.

Democritus, philosopher

No worse fate can befall a young man or woman than becoming prematurely entrenched in prudence and negation.

Knut Hamsun, author

Temper your enjoyments with prudence, lest there be written on your heart that fearful word "satiety."

Francis Quarles, poet

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.

Catherine McAuley, clergyman

Prudence and compromise are necessary means, but every man should have an impudent end which he will not compromise.

Charles Horton Cooley, sociologist

I believe in practicing prudence at least once every two or three years.

Molly Ivins, journalist

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.

Akhenaton, statesman

Prudence operates on life in the same manner as rule of composition; it produces vigilance rather than elevation; rather prevents loss than procures advantage; and often miscarriages, but seldom reaches either power or honor.

Samuel Johnson, author

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.

Niccolo Machiavelli, writer

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.

Mary Wortley Montagu, writer

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