Quotes: prudent

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  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
  • Emily Dickinson
    Emily Dickinson
    American poet 1830-1886
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    Faith is a fine invention when Gentleman can see - but microscopes are prudent in an emergency
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    With regard to donations always expect the most from prudent people, who keep their own accounts.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    All government - indeed, every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue and every prudent act - is founded on compromise and barter.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter.
  • Euripides
    Euripides
    Greek tragedian and poet 480-406 BC
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    Chance fights ever on the side of the prudent.
  • Joseph Joubert
    Joseph Joubert
    French writer 1754-1824
    Joseph Joubert
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    Chance generally favors the prudent.
  • Socrates
    Socrates
    Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
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    In childhood be modest, in youth temperate, in adulthood just, and in old age prudent.
  • Vincent van Gogh
    Vincent van Gogh
    Dutch Painter 1853-1890
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    It is better to be high-spirited even though one makes more mistakes, than to be narrow-minded and all to prudent.
  • Euripides
    Euripides
    Greek tragedian and poet 480-406 BC
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    Life has no blessing like a prudent friend.
  • Thomas à Kempis
    Thomas à Kempis
    German theologian 1380-1471
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    Love is swift, sincere, pious, joyful, generous, strong, patient, faithful, prudent, long-suffering, courageous, and never seeking its own; for wheresoever a person seeketh his own, there he falleth from love.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    No prudent antagonist thinks light of his adversaries.
  • Jean de la Fontaine
    Jean de la Fontaine
    French writer 1621-1695
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    Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable.
  • Charles Churchill
    Charles Churchill
    British poet 1731-1764
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    Prudent dullness marked him for a mayor.
  • Anatole France
    Anatole France
    French writer (ps. of J. A. Thibault) 1844-1924
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    That man is prudent who neither hopes nor fears anything from the uncertain events of the future.
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