When in doubt, do the noble thing

That is also why, in the state of indecision and perplexity brought upon us by our inability to see what is most advantageous and to choose it (on account of the difficulties which accompany the divers unforeseeable qualities and circumstances which events bring in their train) the surest way in my opinion, even if no other considerations brought us to do so, is to opt for the course in which is found the more honourable conduct and justice; and since we doubt which is the shorter road, we should keep going straight ahead.

Michel de Montaigne - Complete Essays (I, 24)