Wednesday, 4 January 2012

Cowardice - Quotes

A brave man's look is worth more than a coward's sword. - Unknown

A coward boasting of his courage may deceive strangers, but he is a laughing-stock to those who know him. - Phaedrus

A coward is a hero with a wife, kids, and a mortgage. - Marvin Kitman

A coward's courage is in his tongue. - Burke

Any coward can fight a battle when he's sure of winning; but give me the man who has pluck to fight when he's sure of losing. - George Eliot

Conscience gets a lot of credit that really belongs to cowardice. - Evan Esar

Haters and bullies are always cowards, you know. They like to pick on little guys. - Scylar Tyberius

He who has conquered his own coward spirit has conquered the whole outward world. - Thomas Hughes

It is better by noble boldness to run the risk of being subject to half of the evils we anticipate than to remain in cowardly listlessness for fear of what might happen. - Herodotus

It is vain for the coward to fly; death follows close behind; it is by defying it that the brave escape. - Voltaire

It was always himself that the coward abandoned first. After this all other betrayals came easily. - Cormac McCarthy

Nearly every man is a coward, if confronted by the proper terror. - Edgar Watson Howe

No argument will give courage to the coward. - Aesop

Of cowards no history is written. - English Proverb

Often life asks much of you, and you either honour life by answering with all your heart, or you cower your way into your grave. - James Clemens

The coward calls himself cautious. - Syrus

There never was found a man who had courage to acknowledge himself a coward. - Joseph Bartlett

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