Quotation by Shakespeare

Our enemies have beat us to the pit.
It is more worthy to leap in ourselves
Than tarry till they push us.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Brutus, in Julius Caesar, act 5, sc. 5, l. 23-5.

Accepting defeat; the "pit" could be a trap for wild animals, or the grave.
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