"They are like the clue in the labyrinth, or the compass in the night."
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"A proverb is not a proverb to you until life has illustrated it."
"A proverb is good sense brought to a point."
"A proverb is the child of experience."
"A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs."
"A proverb is one man's wit and all men's wisdom."
"Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it."
"The proverb is something musty."
"A short saying often contains much wisdom."
"God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires."
"God's providence is on the side of clear heads."
"There are many scapegoats for our sins, but the most popular is providence."
"Prudence is a rich, ugly, old maid courted by incapacity."
"Rashness belongs to youth; prudence to old age."
"There is nothing more imprudent than excessive prudence."
"Fortune always fights on the side of the prudent."
"The prudence of the best heads is often defeated by the tenderness of the best of hearts."
"I believe in practicing prudence at least once every two or three years."
"Prudence is an attitude that keeps life safe, but does not often make it happy."
"He that fights and runs away will live to fight another day."
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