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As a jewel of gold in a swine's snout, so is a fair woman which is without discretion.
You shall learn, though late, the lesson of how to be discreet.
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,
A closed mouth catches no flies.
Be wiser than other people, if you can; but do not tell them so.
Let us not speak of them; but look, and pass on.
A heart that overflows may seek out merrymaking and boisterous festivities to quietly rejoice, unnoticed amidst the reveling crowd
I throw myself on your discretion and shew my confidence in it when I thus venture to write in a private character what seems to c
Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable.
Satire's my weapon, but I'm too discreet
To run amuck, and tilt at all I meet;
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