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Prudence is a rich, ugly, old maid courted by incapacity.
Prudence
William Blake

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Rashness belongs to youth; prudence to old age.
Prudence
Marcus T. Cicero

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There is nothing more imprudent than excessive prudence.
Prudence
Charles Caleb Colton

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The awful daring of a moment's surrender which an age of prudence can never retract.
Impulse
T. S. Eliot

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Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.
Success
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The only prudence in life is concentration.
Focus
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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In matters of conscience, first thoughts are best. In matters of prudence, last thoughts are best.
Thoughts and Thinking
Robert Hall

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

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It is not from reason and prudence that people marry, but from inclination.
Marriage
Samuel Johnson

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Prudence is an attitude that keeps life safe, but does not often make it happy.
Prudence
Samuel Johnson

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Genius always gives its best at first; prudence, at last.
Genius
Johann Kaspar Lavater

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Who makes quick use of the moment is a genius of prudence.
Opportunity
Johann Kaspar Lavater

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Temper your enjoyments with prudence, lest there be written on your heart that fearful word satiety.
Enjoyment
Francis Quarles

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

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