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prudence

See Reasonable prudence.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Prudence does not go behind nature and ask whence it is.
On the other hand, nature punishes any neglect of prudence. If you think the senses final, obey their law.
We must call the highest prudence to counsel, and ask why health and beauty and genius should now be the exception rather than the rule of human nature?
Whilst something higher than prudence is active, he is admirable; when common sense is wanted, he is an encumbrance.
There is nothing he will not be the better for knowing, were it only the wisdom of Poor Richard, or the State-Street prudence of buying by the acre to sell by the foot; or the thrift of the agriculturist, to stick a tree between whiles, because it will grow whilst he sleeps; or the prudence which consists in husbanding little strokes of the tool, little portions of time, particles of stock and small gains.
The prudence which secures an outward well-being is not to be studied by one set of men, whilst heroism and holiness are studied by another, but they are reconcilable.
So, in regard to disagreeable and formidable things, prudence does not consist in evasion or in flight, but in courage.
Thus truth, frankness, courage, love, humility and all the virtues range themselves on the side of prudence, or the art of securing a present well-being.
Les autorites communales qui se sont rendues sur les lieux du drame ont appele les usagers de la route a plus de prudence.
Tati West MP, Mr Biggie Butale had wanted to know if the fiscal prudence and discipline of the last 50 years was under threat due to the recent salary increases along with 'threatened' increases being mooted.
"Prudence dictates that any new vaccines introduced in the market, we cannot just implement it nationwide.