He who fights and runs away, may live to fight another day

He who fights and runs away, may live to fight another day.

Prov. It may be cowardly to run away from a fight, but running away gives you a better chance of surviving. The school bully told Phillip to meet him in the playground after school, but Phillip didn't keep the appointment. When his friends called him a coward, Phillip shrugged and said, "He who fights and runs away, may live to fight another day."
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