quotes tagged with 'discretion'

Discretion is being able to raise your eyebrow instead of your voice.

Author: Anonymous, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in voice talk discretion anonymous EDS eyebrow 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]
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 wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them, but to inform their discretion by education. This is the true corrective of abuses of constitutional power.
Author: Thomas Jefferson, Source: 1820 letterSaved by cboyack in control constitution liberty freedom education power society discretion abuse 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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