Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or an author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain



Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes: Daily Inspirational Quotes and Sayings
Home  |  Inspiration  |  Quotes to Live By  |  Deep Quotes  |  Relationships  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Discretion Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Discretion.

Discretion is the better part of valor.
(originally "The better part of valor is discretion")
- William Shakespeare

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology

I know of no safe depository of the ultimate powers
of the society but the people themselves;
and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise
their control with a wholesome discretion,
the remedy is not to take it from them but to inform their discretion.
- Thomas Jefferson

Living in the present moment requires discretion toward memory.
Without memory we'd have amnesia. What good would there be in that?
Offer discretion and discernment for our past
with a broad spectrum of forgiveness.
As for our present moment, delight.
And dedication to remain fully present to all the possibility.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher

 

Anger? perhaps there is a better way.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
- Chinese proverb often quoted by Eleanor Roosevelt

Please sign up for my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email using the form below.
Thank You,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Better than a thousand hollow words,
is one word that brings peace.
- The Buddha

Kindness is better than piety.
- Yiddish Proverb

Almost always, the creative dedicated minority
has made the world better.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Successful people ask better questions,
and as a result, they get better answers.
- Tony Robbins

If a man can... make a better mousetrap,
the world will make a beaten path to his door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is a better teacher than duty.
- Albert Einstein

Vision stands on the shoulders of what is actual
to get a better view of what is possible.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is better to travel well than to arrive.
- The Buddha

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at.
Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
- Henry David Thoreau

The world is a better place because I am here.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Build a better mousetrap
and the world will beat a path to your door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is far better to be alone,
than to be in bad company.
- George Washington

When you keep getting the wrong answers,
try asking better questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We can never be the better for our religion
if our neighbor is the worse for it.
- Anonymous

Ignorance and bungling with love
are better than wisdom and skill without.
- Henry David Thoreau

Fear is the cheapest room in the house.
I would like to see you living
In better conditions.
- Hafiz

It is better to learn late than never.
- Publilius Syrus

Genius is the power to labor better and more availably.
Deserve thy genius: exalt it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Better late than never.
- Proverb

Prevention is better than cure.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Far better is it to dare mighty things,
to win glorious triumphs,
even though chequered by failure,
than to take rank with those poor spirits
who neither enjoy much nor suffer much,
because they live in the grey twilight
that knows not victory or defeat.
- Theodore Roosevelt

It is better to displease the people
by doing what you know is right.
- William J. H. Boetcker

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Poverty with security is better than plenty
in the midst of fear and uncertainty.
- Aesop

In my own deepening understanding of myself
I find my capacity to serve others is deepened as well.
The better I am at self-care
the more genuinely nurturing of others I am able to be.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Whatever your life's work is, do it well.
A man should do his job so well that the living,
the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Well done is better than well said.
- Benjamin Franklin

To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act
is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

It is better to lead from behind
and to put others in front,
especially when you celebrate victory
when nice things occur.
You take the front line when there is danger.
Then people will appreciate your leadership.
- Nelson Mandela

It is only through labor and painful effort,
by grim energy and resolute courage,
that we move on to better things.
- Theodore Roosevelt

With realization of one's own potential and
self-confidence in one's ability,
one can build a better world.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Patience, persistence, and perseverance.
A little more each day, a little better each day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No one can give you better advice than yourself.
- Cicero

Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade us
that we are nothing but acorns
and that our greatest happiness will be
to become bigger, fatter, shinier acorns;
but that is of interest only to pigs.
Our faith gives us knowledge of something better:
that we can become oak trees.
- E. F. Schumacher

Every day in every way I am getting better and better.
- Anonymous

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks
for everything that happens to you,
knowing that every step forward is a step toward
achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
- Brian Tracy

I release the familiar that I may better discover my inspiring future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Plant trees for your great-grandchildren -
for future generations.
Create the legacy of a better world.
Leave this world a better place than you found it.
Literally planting trees for
your great-grandchildren is a wonderful idea,
but far more important...
use this symbolism - this imagery -
to represent the kind of legacy
you want to leave to future generations.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Better learn balance. Balance is key.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Better keep yourself clean and bright;
you are the window through which
you must see the world.
- George Bernard Shaw

Hate destroys, Love builds.
Hate tears down, Love renews and creates.
Hatred holds no hope for the future.
Love creates Today as its own better future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I like the silent church before the service begins,
better than any preaching.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sometimes good things fall apart
so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Never mind what others do;
do better than yourself,
beat your own record from day to day,
and you are a success.
- William J. H. Boetcker

That you may retain your self-respect, it is better
to displease the people by doing what you know is right,
than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
- William J. H. Boetcker

Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do.
Don't bother just to be better than
your contemporaries or predecessors.
Try to be better than yourself.
- William Faulkner

I don't like that man.
I must get to know him better.
- Abraham Lincoln

Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
- Samuel Beckett

There comes a time in every man's education
when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance,
that imitation is suicide,
that he must take himself for better or for worse as his portion.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie.
I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave.
And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
- H.L. Mencken

As a cure for worrying,
work is better than whiskey.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The smallest seed of faith is better than
the largest fruit of happiness.
- Henry David Thoreau

Look deep into nature, and then
you will understand everything better.
- Albert Einstein

If we could first know where we are,
and whither we are tending,
we could then better judge what to do,
and how to do it.
- Abraham Lincoln

The most telling act of true Faith
is celebrating the death of a loved one
with the certain knowledge that
they are now in a better place.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes it is better to lose
and do the right thing
than to win and do the wrong thing.
- Tony Blair

You have to learn the rules of the game.
And then you have to play better than anyone else.
- Albert Einstein

Trust yourself. Only you can live your life.
Only you can taste your victories.
Only you can suffer the sting of your defeats.
Make your own choices, and accept your own consequences -
for better or worse.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's better to burn out, than to fade away.
- Neil Young

A bad peace is better than a good war.
- Yiddish Proverb

If you want to be incrementally better: Be competitive.
If you want to be exponentially better: Be cooperative.
- Anonymous

Why, I'd like nothing better than to achieve
some bold adventure, worthy of our trip.
- Aristophanes


Thank you for visiting: Discretion Quotes.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

You can also browse my large collection of Inspirational Quotes.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Inspirational Quotes






All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy,
our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.