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Letter "D" » discretion
«By placing discretion in the hands of an official to grant or deny a license, such a statute creates a threat of censorship that by its very existence chills free speech.»
Author: Harry A. Blackmun
, free speech
«Censorship always defeats it own purpose, for it creates in the end the kind of society that is incapable of exercising real discretion.»
«A sound discretion is not so much indicated by never making a mistake as by never repeating it.»
«Discretion in speech is more important than eloquence»
«Arms in the hands of citizens may be used at individual discretion... in private self-defense.»
«As a jewel of gold in a swine's snout, so is a fair woman which is without discretion.»
«A good man sheweth favour, and lendeth: he will guide his affairs with discretion.»
«Discretion is the perfection of reason, and a guide to us in all the duties of life.»
«Bohemia has no banner. It survives by discretion.»
«Be not too tame neither, but let your own discretion be your tutor: suit the action to the word, the word to the action.»
Author: William Shakespeare
, the Action
, The Word