Prudence Quotes

I said that this would be a Budget based on prudence for a purpose and that guides us also in our approach to public spending.

James Gordon Brown

Diligence is a priceless treasure; prudence a protective charm.

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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

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

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

Henry Fielding

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

Henry Fielding

Self denial is not a virtue: it is only the effect of prudence on rascality.

George Bernard Shaw

Good nature without prudence, is foolishness.

Proverb

The Christian always mixes prudence with his devotion. He is willing to serve three gods, but draws the line at one wife.

H.L. Mencken

Genius always gives its best at first, prudence at last.

Johann Kaspar Lavater

What we honor as prudence in our elders is simply panic in action.

Umberto Eco

Self-denial is not a virtue, it is only the effect of prudence on rascality.

George Bernard Shaw

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.

Mary Cholmondeley

Courage is a virtue only so far as it is directed by prudence.

Francois de Fenelon

It is crucial that businesses and consumers apply the same prudence when making online transactions as they have when they make traditional commercial transactions.

Pottengal Mukundan
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