When prudence is only fear in disguise, its scruples cannot be conquered.
The better part of wisdom is a sublime prudence, a pure and patient truth that will receive nothing it is not sure it can permanently lay to heart.
Prudence is for those who intend to live long lives.
Prudence is a rich ugly old maid courted by Incapacity.
Prudence consists in being able to know the nature of the difficulties, and taking the least harmful as good.