Quotation Explorer - 'Prudent'

Chance fights ever on the side of the prudent. - Euripides
A multitude of words is no proof of a prudent mind. - Thales
Un habile homme dans les affaires est instruit, prudent et actif: si l'un de ces trois merites lui manque, il n'est point habile. - Voltaire
the prudent business mind must not only think of competing with the prevailing giants in the market but must also not be oblivious of the latent deft of the masses who are yet to dare - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The prudent people are able to measure a person's level of selfishness by the amount of time s/he spends enjoying looking to oneself in the mirror. - Anuj Somany
It is only prudent never to place complete confidence in that by which we have even once been deceived. - Rene Descartes
I never knew an early-rising, hard-working, prudent man, careful of his earnings, and strictly honest who complained of bad luck. - Henry Ward Beecher
Tis hard to fight with anger, but the prudent man keeps it under control. - Democritus
Get on stage. A lot. Try stuff. Make your best stab and keep stabbing. If it's there in your heart, it will eventually find its way out. Or you will give up and have a prudent, contented life doing something else. - Raymond Joseph Teller
A fool thinks that he can cheat others, but a prudent man knows that he can only cheat himself. - Debasish Mridha
Our long wanderings have made a man out of him, too. They have not only strengthened his frame and hardened his constitution, but they have given stability to his character. He is thoughtful and prudent, and his advice will always be valuable, while of his courage I have no doubt. - G.A. Henty
The excitable observer will pass judgement first and then make knowledge conform to judgement; the prudent observer will first learn to know and then judge according to knowledge. - Thomas Cleary
REPARTEE, n. Prudent insult in retort. Practiced by gentlemen with a constitutional aversion to violence, but a strong disposition to offend. In a war of words, the tactics of the North American Indian. - Ambrose Bierce
It may not be prudent to seek new things, but it is wise to see things in a new way. - Debasish Mridha
Magazines all too frequently lead to books and should be regarded by the prudent as the heavy petting of literature. - Fran Lebowitz
A prudent question is one half of wisdom. - Sir Francis Bacon
A prudent mind can see room for misgiving, lest he who prospers would one day suffer reverse. - Sophocles
A foolish man enjoys the company of prostitutes;a wise man enjoys the company of his wife.The mother of a prudent son will rejoice;the father of a mindless son will groan. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It would be infinitely more prudent to be a single David standing with God, than a million Goliath’s standing without Him. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
All government -- indeed, every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue and every prudent act -- is founded on compromise and barter. - Edmund Burke
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