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Definition of Prudence

Prudence

  1. The quality or state of being prudent; wisdom in the way of caution and provision; discretion; carefulness; hence, also, economy; frugality.

Prudence Quotations

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 of them.
Mark Twain

In matters of conscience, first thoughts are best. In matters of prudence, last thoughts are best. - Robert Hall
In matters of conscience, first thoughts are best. In matters of prudence, last thoughts are best.
Robert Hall

If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner.
Omar N. Bradley

We must expect reverses, even defeats. They are sent to teach us wisdom and prudence, to call forth greater energies, and to prevent our falling into greater disasters.
Robert E. Lee

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

prudence in French is prudence
prudence in German is Besonnenheit
prudence in Swedish is klokhet