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“A man with great talents, but void of discretion, is like Polyphemus in the fable, strong and blind, endued with an irresistible force, which for want of sight is of no use to him”
“It is good discretion not to make too much of any man at the first; because one cannot hold out that proportion”
Francis Bacon Sr.
“The discretion of a man deferreth his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.”
“The better part of valour is discretion.”
“My son, let not them depart from thine eyes: keep sound wisdom and discretion: / So shall they be life unto thy soul, and grace to thy neck.”
“My son, attend unto my wisdom, and bow thine ear to my understanding: / That thou mayest regard discretion, and that thy lips may keep knowledge.”
“I think these things are up to the discretion of the borough president,”
“Discretion in speech is more than eloquence.”
“It's the judge's discretion what to do. It's impossible to predict what will happen. Is extending the bargaining possible? Yes.”
“We can't show gross abuse of discretion if we can't even get our foot in the courthouse.”
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