If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner.
The only prudence in life is concentration.
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.
Diligence is a priceless treasure; prudence a protective charm.
She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning.
In matters of conscience first thoughts are best; in matters of prudence last thoughts are best.
Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear.
It is madness to make fortune the mistress of events, because by herself she is nothing and is ruled by prudence.
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.
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.
Prudence and compromise are necessary means, but every man should have an impudent end which he will not compromise.
Prudence is but experience, which equal time, equally bestows on all men, in those things they equally apply themselves unto.
The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable, for the happy impute all their success to prudence or merit.
The prudence of the best heads is often defeated by the tenderness of the best hearts.
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.
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.
Wisdom, prudence, forethought, these are essential. But not second to these that noble courage which adventures the right, and leaves the consequences to God.
You must rouse into people's consciousness their own prudence and strength, if you want to raise their character.
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.
To change one's mind is rather a sign of prudence than ignorance.
Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.
Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner.
Vices enter into the composition of virtues as poison into that of medicines. Prudence collects and blends the two and renders them useful against the ills of life.
Conservatism makes no poetry, breathes no prayer, has no invention; it is all memory. Reform has no gratitude, no prudence, no husbandry. The Conservative.
Prudence is an attitude that keeps life safe, but does not often make it happy.