discretion is the better part of valor

idiom

used to say that it is better to be careful than to do something that is dangerous and unnecessary

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“Discretion is the better part of valor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/discretion%20is%20the%20better%20part%20of%20valor. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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