The common man prays, 'I want a cookie right now!' And God responds, 'If you'd listen to what I say, tomorrow it will bring you 100 cookies.
I'll pray that you grow up a brave man in a brave country. I will pray you find a way to be useful. I'll pray, and then I'll sleep.
Quiet people always know more than they seem. Although very normal, their inner world is by default fronted mysterious and therefore assumed weird. Never underestimate the social awareness and sense of reality in a quiet person; they are some of the most observant, absorbent persons of all.
Wise men are not pacifists; they are merely less likely to jump up and retaliate against their antagonizers. They know that needless antagonizers are virtually already insecure enough.
There is wisdom in always exploring the counterpoint- sometimes a silver cloud has a dark lining too.
Before picking fights, learn to assess your opponents.
He buried his hands in the rich velvet of her hair. “I thought I’d die for wanting you.
You ask me why I don't speak Not a word at will But write so much worth well over a mill' Well I value words like I value kisses A sober one, a closer one penetrates the heart Darling it's how it mends it
Threatened men live long.
Prudence dictates that there should be a balance of power in the Asia-Pacific region.
Rashness belongs to youth; prudence to old age.
Prudence is a rich, ugly, old maid courted by incapacity.
There is nothing more imprudent than excessive prudence.
Prudence is foresight and far-sightedness. It's the ability to make immediate decisions on the basis of their longer-range effects.
One must not mix up prudence with gestures of servility.