quotes tagged with 'prudence'

Hooker’s conception of Law: To disobey your proper law (i.e., the law God makes for a being such as you) means to find yourself obeying one of God’s lower laws: e.g., if, when walking on a slippery pavement, you neglect the law of Prudence, you suddenly find yourself obeying the law of gravitation.

Author: C.S. Lewis, Source: UnknownSaved by tabe218 in cslewis prudence hookersconceptionoflaw lawofgod higherpower 7 years ago[save this] [permalink]

It is maxim of every prudent master of a family never to attempt to make at home what it will cost him more to make than to buy…

Author: Adam Smith, known as “the father of economics”, Source: The Wealth of Nations (1776)Saved by bluesfreak in wealth prudence cost 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
In matters of conscience, first thoughts are best; in matters of prudence, last thoughts.
Author: Robert Hall, Source: UnknownSaved by cboyack in conscience prudence instinct 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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