Quotes: bravery

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  • Sir Philip Sidney
    Sir Philip Sidney
    British Author, Courtier 1554-1586
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    A true knight is fuller of bravery in the midst, than in the beginning of danger.
  • Sir Philip Sidney
    Sir Philip Sidney
    British Author, Courtier 1554-1586
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    Alexander received more bravery of mind by the pattern of Achilles, than by hearing the definition of fortitude.
  • Abraham Cowley
    Abraham Cowley
    English poet
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    All the world's bravery that delights our eyes is but thy several liveries.
  • Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    American author and clergyman 1814-1880
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    At the bottom of not a little of the bravery that appears in the world, there lurks a miserable cowardice. Men will face powder and steel because they have not the courage to face public opinion.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Bravery has no place where it can avail nothing.
  • Omar Bradley
    Omar Bradley
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    Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
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    Curiosity is one of the forms of feminine bravery.
  • James Stephens
    James Stephens
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    Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.
  • George S. Patton
    George S. Patton
    American Army General during World War II 1885-1945
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    If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man. All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are, the more they are frightened.
  • Bob Taft
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    Many have left their families to defend our freedom. We salute their bravery; we express our appreciation and support to their families. And we pray for their safe return.
  • Hitopadesa
    Hitopadesa
    Indian text in Sanskrit
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    No man should ever display his bravery unless he is prepared for battle, nor bear the marks of defiance, until he has experienced the abilities of his enemy.
  • Lydia M. Child
    Lydia M. Child
    American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
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    None speak of the bravery, the might, or the intellect of Jesus; but the devil is always imagined as a being of acute intellect, political cunning, and the fiercest courage. These universal and instinctive tendencies of the human mind reveal much.
  • Theodore Harold White
    Theodore Harold White
    American political journalist and historian 1915-1986
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    Quality in a classical Greek sense is how to live with grace and intelligence, with bravery and mercy.
  • Plutarch
    Plutarch
    Greek biographer and essayist 46-120 AD
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    Someone praising a man for his foolhardy bravery, Cato, the elder, said, ''There is a wide difference between true courage and a mere contempt of life.''
  • Pearl S. Buck
    Pearl S. Buck
    American novelist 1892-1973
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    The bitterest creature under heaven is the wife who discovers that her husband's bravery is only bravado, that his strength is only a uniform, that his power is but a gun in the hands of a fool.
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