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Forethought and prudence are the proper qualities of a leader. - Tacitus [Cornelius Tacitus]


O tyrant love, when held by you, We may to prudence bid adieu. - Jean de la Fontaine


Rashness belongs to youth; prudence to old age. - Cicero [Marcus Tullius Cicero]


Whoe'er imagines prudence all his own, Or deems that he hath powers to speak and judge Such as none other hath, when they are known, They are found shallow. - Sophocles


I prefer silent prudence to loquacious folly. [La., Malo indisertam prudentiam, quam loquacem stultitiam] - Cicero [Marcus Tullius Cicero]


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


Affairs are easier of entrance than of exit; and it is but common prudence to see our way out before we venture in. - Aesop [Aisopos]


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


As love increases prudence diminishes. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld