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    I consider it a mark of great prudence in a man to abstain from threats or any contemptuous expressions, for neither of these weaken the enemy, but threats make him more cautious, and the other excites his hatred, and a desire to revenge himself

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He is a dangerous fellow, keep clear of him. (That is: he has
hay on his horns, showing he read more

He is a dangerous fellow, keep clear of him. (That is: he has
hay on his horns, showing he is dangerous.)
[Lat., Faenum habet in cornu, longe fuge.]

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If thou art terrible to many, then beware of many.
[Lat., Multis terribilis, caveto multos.]

If thou art terrible to many, then beware of many.
[Lat., Multis terribilis, caveto multos.]

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He who does not stretch himself according to the coverlet finds
his feet uncovered.
[Ger., Wer sich nicht read more

He who does not stretch himself according to the coverlet finds
his feet uncovered.
[Ger., Wer sich nicht nach der Decke streckt,
Dem bleiben die Fusse unbedeckt.]

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And I will fasten him as a nail in a sure place; and he shall be
for a glorious read more

And I will fasten him as a nail in a sure place; and he shall be
for a glorious throne to his father's house.

by Bible Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of read more

It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either.

by Mark Twain Found in: Prudence Quotes, Speech Quotes,
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. . . Therefore I am wel pleased to take any coulor to defend your
honour and hope you read more

. . . Therefore I am wel pleased to take any coulor to defend your
honour and hope you wyl remember that who seaketh two strings to
one bowe, he may shute strong but never strait.

by Elizabeth I Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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He that fights and runs away will live to fight another day.

He that fights and runs away will live to fight another day.

by Old English Rhyme Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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The first years of man must make provision for the last.

The first years of man must make provision for the last.

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Prudence Quotes,
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It is always good
When a man has two irons in the fire.

It is always good
When a man has two irons in the fire.

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