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C.N. Douglas, comp.  Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical.  1917.
 
Forethought
 
  In life, as in chess, forethought wins.
Charles Buxton.    
  1
  Forethought we may have, undoubtedly, but not foresight.
Napoleon I.    
  2
  If a man take no thought about what is distant, he will find sorrow near at hand.
Confucius.    
  3
  God will not suffer man to have the knowledge of things to come.
St. Augustine.    
  4
  Whoever fails to turn aside the ills of life by prudent forethought, must submit to fulfill the course of destiny.
Schiller.    
  5
  To have too much forethought is the part of a wretch; to have too little is the part of a fool.
Cecil.    
  6
  If I foreknew, foreknowledge had no influence on their fault, which had no less proved certain unforeknown.
Milton.    
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  As a man without forethought scarcely deserves the name of a man, so forethought without reflection is but a metaphorical phrase for the instinct of a beast.
Coleridge.    
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