Emerson: Prudence

„What right have I to write on Prudence, whereof I have little, and that of the negative sort? My prudence consists in avoiding and going without, not in the inventing of means and methods, not in adroit steering, not in gentle repairing.“ (p. 349) #Emerson #prudence

Emerson, Ralph Waldo, Essays. New York: Charles E. Merrill Co. 1907.