Tuesday, April 30, 2013


“Prudence is the footprint of Wisdom.”
― Amos Bronson Alcott

“Wisdom and prudence are always recompensed.”
― Sophie Segur, Old French Fairy Tales

“In some situations, if you say nothing, you are called dull; if you talk, you are thought impertinent and arrogant. It is hard to know what to do in this case. The question seems to be, whether your vanity or your prudence predominates.”
― William Hazlitt, Selected Essays, 1778-1830

“When nobody practices what they strongly believe in, that day will be a triumph of prudence.”
― Bauvard, Evergreens Are Prudish

“Nothing wrong with cowardice as long as it comes with prudence. But when a coward stops remembering who he is...God help him.”
― Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

“Do not spend the day in gathering flowers by the way side, lest night come upon you before you arrive at your journey's end, and then you will not reach it.”
― Isaac Watts, Logic: The Right Use of Reason After Truth

“I’d relived enough terrible events happening to cautious people to know that prudence wasn’t a guarantee for happiness.
― Jeaniene Frost, Once Burned

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