quote by Theodor Herzl

We shall try to spirit the penniless population across the border by procuring employment for it in the transit countries, while denying it any employment in our own country .... expropriation and the removal of the poor must be carried out discreetly and circumspectly.

— Theodor Herzl

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Satire's my weapon, but I'm too discreet To run amuck, and tilt at all I meet.

Be discreet in all things, and so render it unnecessary to be mysterious about any.

We are discreet sheep; we wait to see how the drove is going, and then go with the drove.

Death must simply become the discreet but dignified exit of a peaceful person from a helpful society that is not torn, not even overly upset by the idea of a biological transition without significance, without pain or suffering, and ultimately without fear.


Robin is a handsome ephebic boy, usually shown in his uniform with bare legs.

He is buoyant with energy and devoted to nothing on earth or in interplanetary space as much as to Bruce Wayne. He often stands with his legs spread, the genital region discreetly evident.

Future's the only flower worth tending in this earth, where I sow my words daily: and you know, these good trees bear fruit round the year, discreetly, moving along the waterways and four seasons of the faithful sun.

At times discreetly, at times disgustingly, I yielded to the most fatal temptation whenever I could no longer bear it: as a result of impatience, Orpheus lost Eurydice; as a result of impatience, I lost myself.

Be prudent, diligent, temperate and discreet.

Remember that every human being has a claim upon your kind offices.

Oh, if I could put some of my reckless spirit into these discreet cautious lazy men!


In meditation you experience time slowing down because you can notice more things per discreet moment and you're more open... The word 'meditation' in Sanskrit comes from the word 'familiarization' - as in familiarization with one's own mind.

I do think Russian foreign policy is very savvy.

There's a need for great caution because the Russians are able to discreetly blackmail countries.

Discreetly keep most of your radical opinions to yourself.

When with people be a listener a large part of the time. Be considerate in every word and act, and resist the tendency to say clever things. The best evidence of your culture is the tone and temper of your conversation.

Two persons who have chosen each other out of all the species with a design to be each other's mutual comfort and entertainment have, in that action, bound themselves to be good-humored, affable, discreet, forgiving, patient, and joyful, with respect to each other's frailties and perfections, to the end of their lives.

The public's nerves are raw and edgy.

You have to be discreet and understanding about the films you are showing.


Chaperons, even in their days of glory, were almost never able to enforce morality; what they did was to force immorality to be discreet. This is no small contribution.

Don't destroy yourself by allowing negative people add gibberish and debris to your character, reputation, and aspirations. Keep all dreams alive but discreet, so that those with unhealthy tongues won't have any other option than to infest themselves with their own diseases.

I am a chatty person, but colossally discreet.

Poets lose half the praise they should have got, Could it be known what they discreetly blot.

Command that no one be received, or kept to be of your household indoors or without, if one has not reasonable belief of them that they are faithful, discreet, and painstaking in the office for which they are received, and withal honest and of good manners.


They also explained how the sensors can monitor the levels of acetone on people's breath, and this can be used to tell people who suffer from diabetes when their next insulin shot is due. This is a more discreet method than what is currently on the market.

I am rather discreet and shy!

But sweetly and discreetly love passes from person to person, from heart to heart, or it is nothing worth.

The more observing ones may have seen, but discerning people are usually discreet and often kind, for we usually bleed a little before we begin to discern.

Mistresses are like books; if you pore upon them too much, they doze you and make you unfit for company; but if used discreetly, you are the fitter for conversation by em.


I think Joan's advice would be: always know more than anyone else, always be discreet as possible. And never cry at work.

Chaperons don't enforce morality; they force immorality to be discreet.

Wit is a dangerous weapon, even to the possessor, if he knows not how to use it discreetly.

The poor child was the drudge of the household, and was always in the wrong.

He was, however, the most bright and discreet of all the brothers; and if he spoke little, he heard and thought the more.

Aunts are discreet, a little shy / By instinct. They forbear to pry.


Nothing is text but what is spoken of in the Bible and meant there for person and place; the rest is application; which a discreet man may do well; but it is his scripture, not the Holy Ghost's. First, in your sermons use your logic, and then your rhetoric; rhetoric without logic is like a tree with leaves and blossoms, but no root.

If you want to be happy, live discreetly. Does that make sense in English?

How does St. Joseph exercise his role as protector? Discreetly, humbly and silently, but with an unfailing presence and utter fidelity, even when he finds it hard to understand.

Love is . . . a madness most discreet

Certainly my life will not ever be as private and discreet, and perhaps I should even use the word insulated, as it was before

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