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Be convinced that to be happy means to be free and that to be free means to be brave. Therefore do not take lightly the perils of war.
Fortune is the rod of the weak, and the staff of the brave.
James Russell Lowell
Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.
Mary Tyler Moore
I am ready to act, if I can find brave men to help me.
Carter G. Woodson
Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the dangers that imperil the brave.
Christian Nestell Bovee
The brave man inattentive to his duty, is worth little more to his country than the coward who deserts in the hour of danger.
Without a sign, his sword the brave man draws, and asks no omen, but his country's cause.
Physical courage, which despises all danger, will make a man brave in one way; and moral courage, which despises all opinion, will make a man brave in another.
Charles Caleb Colton
I don't much care who is gay or straight or married or not. I mostly notice if they are brave enough to confront bigotry.
Necessity makes even the timid brave.
It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.
If you're not brave, you're not going to be free.
Without the brave efforts of all the soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines and their families, this Nation, along with our allies around the world, would not stand so boldly, shine so brightly and live so freely.
God has given such brave soldiers to this Crown that, if they do not frighten our neighbours, at least they prevent us from being frightened by them.
Cowards are cruel, but the brave love mercy and delight to save.
Many soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from serious, long-term, physical and mental health problems, due to their service. It is unconscionable to cut the already limited health care benefits available to these brave men and women.
The innovative spirit was America's strongest attribute, transforming everything into a brave new world, but there lingered an insecurity about the arts.
Dogs really are perfect soldiers. They are brave and smart; they can smell through walls, see in the dark, and eat Army rations without complaint.
To be a soldier one needs that special gene, that extra something, that enables a person to jump into one on one combat, something, after all, that is unimaginable to most of us, as we are simply not brave enough.
But only a brief moment is granted to the brave one breath or two, whose wage is the long nights of the grave.
Never was a miser a brave soul.
'Brave' is one of those words that has been bleached of most of its meaning these days, thanks to far too many appearances in the glaring light of ad slogans and corporate public relations. I never thought about anything as brave anymore; it just seemed like a flabby, glib cliche.
We call our country home of the brave and land of the free, but it's not. We give a false portrayal of freedom. We're not free - if we were, we'd allow people their freedom.
It is a law of human nature that in victory even the coward may boast of his prowess, while defeat injures the reputation even of the brave.
Those who were cowards never started, and those who were weak were lost on the way, but the brave find a home in every land.
Brave people are the firemen who run into the burning building. That's brave.
Brave men are brave from the very first.
He who has mingled in the fray of duty that the brave endure, must have made foes. If you have none, small is the work that you have done.
Is it not passing brave to be a King and ride in triumph through Persepolis?
Be brave, young lovers, and follow your star.
Oscar Hammerstein II
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