Prudence Quotes

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

Charles Horton Cooley

Prudence is but experience, which equal time, equally bestows on all men, in those things they equally apply themselves unto.

Thomas Hobbes

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

Jonathan Swift

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

Henry Fielding

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

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

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

You must rouse into people's consciousness their own prudence and strength, if you want to raise their character.

Marquis De Vauvenargues

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

Omar Bradley

Prudence is the knowledge of things to be sought, and those to be shunned.

Cicero

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

Publilius Syrus

Chance fights ever on the side of the prudent.

Euripides

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

Molly Ivins

Prudence dictates you quickly issue a consumer advisory.

Ralph Nader

It is a madness to make fortune the mistress of events, because in herself she is nothing, but is ruled by prudence.

John Dryden

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