Prudence…and Daring

June 23, 2021 pwm1

It is a military maxim that ‘fortune may fail us, but a prudent conduct never will.’ At the same time, some of the most brilliant victories have been obtained by a daring stroke.

—Maj Gen William Heath, Revolutionary War veteran (Unknown artist; Public Domain

Prudence and daring are not necessarily at odds with one another. A well-disciplined life interspersed with calculated, daring strokes of action can yield remarkable results.

—Mike Hazell

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