What is the meaning of [One pair of heels is often worth two pairs of hands]

Usage associates heels with running. To take to one’s heels is to make a hasty
departure. This proverb, therefore, means that it is often better to run away
than to stop and fight.

##### See also:

* Better bend than break
* Discretion is the better part of valour
* He that fights and runs away may live to fight another day