Definition: possessing sound judgment; discreet; prudent; wise
Synonyms: discerning, expedient, politic, sagacious, sensible, thoughtful, well-advised, well-judged
Saying: Ex pede Herculem (Latin): “From the foot of Hercules” [From a part we may judge the whole.]
• All the way to heaven is heaven. — Saint Catherine of Siena [born Caterina Benincasa] (1347-1380) Italian Catholic Theologian
• Don’t wait for the last judgment. It takes place every day. — Albert Camus (1913-1960) French Algerian Philosopher
• Judge men by their fruits, not by their roots; and their fruits are their character, their deeds, and accomplishments. — Reinhold Niebuhr (1892-1971) American Theologian
Reflection: On judgment day, God is not going to ask you what you have done, but who you are becoming.
Symbol: The planet Jupiter
Note: Isn’t it interesting that Jupiter is the symbol of both Jovial and Judicious.