|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
|It shewd discretion, the best part of valor.|
Beaumont and FletcherA King and No King. Act IV. Sc. 3.
| As a jewel of gold in a swines snout, so is a fair woman which is without discretion.|
Proverbs. XI. 22.
| Let your own discretion be your tutor: suit the action to the word, the word to the action.|
Hamlet. Act III. Sc. 2. L. 18.
| The better part of valour is discretion; in the which better part I have saved my life.|
Henry IV. Pt. I. Act V. Sc. 4. L. 121.
|Covering discretion with a coat of folly.|
Henry V. Act II. Sc. 4. L. 38.
| I have seen the day of wrong through the little hole of discretion.|
Loves Labours Lost. Act V. Sc. 2. L. 733.
| For tis not good that children should know any wickedness: old folks, you know, have discretion, as they say, and know the world.|
Merry Wives of Windsor. Act II. Sc. 2. L. 131.
|Lets teach ourselves that honourable stop,|
Not to outsport discretion.
Othello. Act II. Sc. 3. L. 2.