Quotes by cowardice
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German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
Humanitarianism is the expression of stupidity and cowardice.
Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
There is a level of cowardice lower than that of the conformist: the fashionable non-conformist.
American journalist and filmmaker
At a certain point, Mike Tyson and I reacted to violence a little differently. I was afraid to leave my house for three years while he became the heavyweight champion of the world. The thing was, at first, we reacted to it the same way, and our cowardice and trauma defined us.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
American author and clergyman 1814-1880
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.
Christian Nevell Bovee
American writer 1820-1904
Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the dangers that imperil the brave.
Greek biographer and essayist 46-120 AD
Courage stands halfway between cowardice and rashness, one of which is a lack, the other an excess of courage.
Roman philosopher 50-130 AD
Covetousness like jealousy, when it has taken root, never leaves a person, but with their life. Cowardice is the dread of what will happen.
French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
Cowardice and courage are never without a measure of affectation. Nor is love. Feelings are never true. They play with their mirrors.
American writer 1899-1961
Cowardice, as distinguished from panic, is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend the functioning of the imagination.
English writer 1709-1784
Don't think of retiring from the world until the world will be sorry that you retire. I hate a fellow whom pride or cowardice or laziness drive into a corner, and who does nothing when he is there but sit and growl. Let him come out as I do, and bark.
Madame Chiang Kai-Shek
Chinese political figure who was First Lady of the Republic of China 1897-2003
Every clique is a refuge for incompetence. It fosters corruption and disloyalty, it begets cowardice, and consequently is a burden upon and a drawback to the progress of the country. Its instincts and actions are those of the pack.
American Theologian, Founder of ''Universalism'' 1771-1852
Falsehood is cowardice, the truth courage.
Indian politician 1917-1985
Fear has its use but cowardice has none.
American politician 1936-2018
Fear is the opportunity for courage, not proof of cowardice.
Scottish stand-up comedian, musician, actor 1942-
Heckling is an act of cowardice. If you want to speak, get up in front of the microphone and speak, don't sit in the dark hiding. It's easy to hide and shout and waste people's time.
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