61 Quotes About Discretion

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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. God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us, on this side of the grave.
- Francis Bacon
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With foxes we must play the fox.
- Thomas Fuller
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If thou would'st be borne with, then bear with others.
- Thomas Fuller
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If thou art a master, be sometimes blind, if a servant, sometimes deaf.
- Thomas Fuller
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Your words can permanently influence a life.
- Jerry Falwell
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An institution has to decide, and it's not just an option, it's a responsibility, how much diversity can be tolerated.
- Albert Mohler
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Haste and rashness are storms and tempests, breaking and wrecking business; but nimbleness is a full fair wind blowing it with speed to the haven.
- Thomas Fuller
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Soft words are hard arguments.
- Thomas Fuller
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Choose a wife rather by your ear than your eye.
- Thomas Fuller
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Prescribe no positive laws to thy will; for thou mayest be forced tomorrow to drink the same water thou despisest today.
- Thomas Fuller
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If you run after two hares, you will catch neither.
- Thomas Fuller
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He that will not sail till all dangers are over must never put to sea.
- Thomas Fuller
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Temperance is simply a disposition of the mind which binds the passions.
- Thomas Aquinas
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Contentment consists not in adding more fuel, but in taking away some fire.
- Thomas Fuller
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Hear the other side.
- Augustine
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Bad excuses are worse than none.
- Thomas Fuller
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A small demerit extinguishes a long service.
- Thomas Fuller
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When men comfort themselves with philosophy, 'tis not because they have got two or three sentences, but because they have digested those sentences, and made them their own: philosophy is nothing but discretion.
- John Selden
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Generosity, wrong placed, becometh a vice; a princely mind will undo a private family.
- Thomas Fuller
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Trust thyself only, and another shall not betray thee.
- Thomas Fuller
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We must have a spirit of power towards the enemy, a spirit of love towards men, and a spirit of self-control towards ourselves.
- Watchman Nee
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Free will is not the liberty to do whatever one likes, but the power of doing whatever one sees ought to be done, even in the very face of otherwise overwhelming impulse. There lies freedom, indeed.
- George Macdonald
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Reading is good, hearing is good, conversation and meditation are good; but then, they are only good at times and occasions, in a certain degree, and must be used and governed with such caution as we eat and drink and refresh ourselves, or they will bring forth in us the fruits of intemperance.
- William Law
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Tis skill, not strength, that governs a ship.
- Thomas Fuller
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We must be careful with our lives, for Christ's sake, because it would seem that they are the only lives we are going to have in this puzzling and perilous world, and so they are very precious and what we do with them matters enormously.
- Frederick Buechner
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