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Prudence

five wise virgins
brought lamp oil in case groom arrived late. [N.T.: Matthew 25:1–13]
jacinth
endows owner with discretion. [Gem Symbolism: Kunz, 82]
Metis
goddess of caution and discretion. [Rom. Myth.: Wheeler, 242]
mountain ash
symbol of prudence. [Tree Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 176]
References in classic literature ?
Several of the natives appeared on the beach and made signs to them to row round the cape, but they thought it most prudent to return to the ship.
You were most prudent, and have laid me under a great obligation.
If you would serve your brother, because it is fit for you to serve him, do not take back your words when you find that prudent people do not commend you.
The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), has assured of prudent utilisation of funds of the ministry.
Islamabad -- Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Economic Affairs DrMiftah Ismail has said the country's Gross Domestic Product is much better as compared to past due to the PML-N government economic prudent policies, state media reported on Sunday.
ISLAMABAD -- Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Economic Affairs Dr Miftah Ismail has said the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is much better as compared to past due to the PML-N government economic prudent policies.
* If the expense is a plan expense, is it prudent for the plan to purchase the product or service for the amount being charged-i.e., is the cost reasonable?
Summary: The bank attributed the decrease in net profits to prudent provisioning on the legacy and the SME portfolio
The "best interest" standard is a combination of ERISA's prudent man rule and duty of loyalty.
London: The European Banking Authority (EBA) launched today a public consultation on the inclusion of prudent valuation into COREP, the reporting framework through which EU banking institutions report supervisory information.
You also must be prepared, for at an hour you do not expect, the Son of Man will come." Then Peter said, "Lord, is this parable meant for us or for everyone?" And the Lord replied, "Who, then, is the faithful and prudent steward whom the master will put in charge of his servants to distribute the food allowance at the proper time?
Dr Sally Lewis, primary care director at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, said: "Prudent healthcare is important because it directly involves patients in designing their own care and participating in co-creating services.