The roar that was intended to paralyze the deer broke horribly from the deep throat of the great cat--an angry roar of rage against the meddling Sheeta who had robbed him of his kill, and the charge that was intended for Bara was launched against the panther; but here too Numa was doomed to disappointment, for with the first notes of his fearsome roar Sheeta, considering well the better part of valor
, leaped into a near-by tree.
DISCRETION WAS CLEARLY NOT THE BETTER part of valor
for Oscar Wilde.
Shakespeare also wrote, "The better part of valor
is discretion," not, as it's often repeated, "Discretion is the better part of valor
Last week, one faction in a lynching mood caused the village president -- who had come for a dialogue -- to make an early exit because prudence is the better part of valor
But people may want to know that Honasan is also, by his recollection, the "first truly independent" senator to win in a national election, the only one who can honestly say "Give me four" instead of "Give me five" because he does have only four fingers on his left hand, having lost his ring finger in an attempt to escape pursuing authorities during one of his Houdini acts years ago and who, after having taken bullets for a living, admits that he won't hesitate to "run away" when faced with a gunman today because "prudence is the better part of valor
But if discretion is indeed sometimes the better part of valor
, maybe you should drop your partner's hand on certain blocks or resist giving a homophobic street urchin the finger simply because then, when it counts most, you will be able to stand up with the rest of us and be counted.
Last week, one faction in a lynching mood caused the village president - who had come for a dialogue - to make an early exit because prudence is the better part of valor
Prudence is the better part of valor
because the illegal loggers are said to be protected by armed goons.
But in his time, Ramos' karaoke diplomacy engaged China's President Jiang Zemin to duet "Love Me Tender." (Prudence being the better part of valor
, PFVR also sherpa-ed the Visiting Forces Agreement with USA and at the same time ensured the passage and implementation of AFP Modernization Act.)
Nevertheless, prudence being the better part of valor
, Atienza urged the Philippine government to give Filipino names to every seamount inPhilippine Rise.
Discretion is, after all, still the better part of valor
. Isn't it better if we heed this admonition of old in settling disagreements?
'Prudence being the better part of valor
, it would not be a waste of time for Customs Commissioner Rey Guerrero and his trusted people to review this regulation and cross-reference it with activities of known smugglers,' the lawmaker said.