A good retreat is better than a poor defense.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
In politics, it seems, retreat is honourable if dictated by military considerations and
shameful if even suggested for ethical reasons.
Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.
My centre is giving way, my right is in retreat, situation excellent. I attack.
When Chuck Norris runs backwards during a fight, it may seem like he's retreating. He's not.
He's just attacking from another direction.
Chuck Norris jokes
A brave retreat is a brave exploit.
You are protected. But if you don't take risks, God will retreat and become only a subject of
Cows are my passion. What I have ever sighed for has been to retreat to a Swiss farm, and
live entirely surrounded by cows - and china.