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A sound discretion is not so much indicated by never making a mistake as by never repeating it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable.
Jean De La Fontaine
Every man has a certain sphere of discretion which he has a right to expect shall not be infringed by his neighbours. This right flows from the very nature of man.
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is more than to speak in good words, or in good order.
Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion be your tutor: suit the action to the word, the word to the action.
The age of discretion is the age of impotence.
Great is our admiration of the orator who speaks with fluency and discretion.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
The rest is a mere matter of detail, to be settled with judgment, discretion, and caution.
John Griffin Carlisle
By placing discretion in the hands of an official to grant or deny a license, such a statute creates a threat of censorship that by its very existence chills free speech.
Harry A Blackmun
Even private persons in due season, with discretion and temper, may reprove others, whom they observe to commit sin, or follow bad courses, out of charitable design, and with hope to reclaim them.
We lay aside letters never to read them again, and at last we destroy them out of discretion, and so disappears the most beautiful, the most immediate breath of life, irrecoverable for ourselves and for others.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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