Little said is soon amended. There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.
— Baltasar Gracian

The struggle is always worthwhile, if the end be worthwhile and the means honorable; foreknowledge of defeat is not sufficient reason to withdraw from the contest.
Steven Brust withdraw quote

The time when most of you should withdraw into yourself is when you are forced to be in a crowd.
— Epicurus

To withdraw myself from myself has ever been my sole, my entire, my sincere motive in scribbling at all.
— Lord Byron

To withdraw is not to run away, and to stay is no wise action, when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
— withdraw quotation by Miguel de Cervantes