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Never was a miser a brave soul.
Then there is a still higher type of courage - the courage to brave pain, to live with it, to never let others know of it and to still find joy in life; to wake up in the morning with an enthusiasm for the day ahead.
Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the dangers that imperil the brave.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Only the brave know how to forgive; it is the most refined and generous pitch of virtue human nature can arrive at.
But only a brief moment is granted to the brave one breath or two, whose wage is the long nights of the grave.
We all wish to be brave and strong in the face of disaster. We all wish to be looked up to for our endurance and efforts to help others.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes
Necessity makes even the timid brave.
Brave men are brave from the very first.
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.
Let us be bold. Let us be brave. Let us be together.
Is it not passing brave to be a King and ride in triumph through Persepolis?
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.
When people are grieving, it's kind of like a storm, and you need something to grab onto, but often you have to brave it on your own.
Preaching is the most original thing I've ever done. There's nothing familiar about it. You have to be brave.
Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience.
James Freeman Clarke
I shot down some German planes and I got shot down myself, crashing in a burst of flames and crawling out, getting rescued by brave soldiers.
But I love being scared. I think you're brave only when you do things that scare you. I've always used fear as a motivator. I'm not sure why.
As the war on terror continues, Americans must honor the brave men and women who gave their lives for the protection of this nation and the hope of peace.
Now when I enter a carriage, it almost empties. But there's always one brave enough to stay.
Tens of thousands of brave Americans died to break the chains of British tyranny so that the principles of our Declaration of Independence could take fold and flourish in the birth of a new nation.
Orwell's '1984' convinced me, rightly or wrongly, that Marxism was only a quantum leap away from tyranny. By contrast, Huxley's 'Brave New World' suggested that the totalitarian systems of the future might be subservient and ingratiating.
J. G. Ballard
It is the perpetual dread of fear, the fear of fear, that shapes the face of a brave man.
The innovative spirit was America's strongest attribute, transforming everything into a brave new world, but there lingered an insecurity about the arts.
'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 are not afraid of nuclear weapons. The point is that if we had in fact wanted to build a nuclear bomb, we are brave enough to say that we want it. But we never do that.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
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