Definition of discretion is the better part of valour in English:

discretion is the better part of valour

phrase

proverb
  • It's better to avoid a dangerous situation than to confront it.

    • ‘‘There's a point at which discretion is the better part of valour with respect to legal disputes,’ he said.’
    • ‘With these credentials, a reasonable person would conclude that discretion is the better part of valor and bite his tongue.’
    • ‘My co-worker came from this area, however, and discretion is the better part of valour.’
    • ‘There are times when discretion is the better part of valour, of course.’
    • ‘They have instead opted to pass up on a big pay day on the basis that discretion is the better part of valour.’