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Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best; it removes all that is base. All men are afraid in battle. The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty. Duty is the essence of manhood.
George S. Patton
You cannot be a hero without being a coward.
George Bernard Shaw
A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.
A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.
Freedom itself was attacked this morning by a faceless coward, and freedom will be defended.
George W. Bush
An Indian respects a brave man, but he despises a coward.
I am all for cracking down on inappropriate digital behaviour. Too often the connected world is an excuse for some coward hiding behind a keyboard to bully someone else.
I have always been a coward as a child. I am not very brave. I am very aware of the fact that I am not very gutsy.
I would say that the war correspondent gets more drinks, more girls, better pay, and greater freedom than the soldier, but at this stage of the game, having the freedom to choose his spot and being allowed to be a coward and not be executed for it is his torture.
I know you are here to kill me. Shoot, coward, you are only going to kill a man.
It is vain for the coward to flee; death follows close behind; it is only by defying it that the brave escape.
Some people are cowards... I think by and large a third of people are villains, a third are cowards, and a third are heroes. Now, a villain and a coward can choose to be a hero, but they've got to make that choice.
I'm not the type of person to give up just because something gets rough. That's a coward. That's not me.
Only the brave know how to forgive... a coward never forgave; it is not in his nature.
The coward only threatens when he is safe.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Despair gives courage to a coward.
A team is where a boy can prove his courage on his own. A gang is where a coward goes to hide.
The brave man inattentive to his duty, is worth little more to his country than the coward who deserts in the hour of danger.
I'm a bit of a coward, and lazy, oddly enough.
If I'm scared and I'm a coward, why do you guys want to see me fight?
Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
All trembling, I reached the Falls of Niagara, and oh, what a scene! My blood shudders still, although I am not a coward, at the grandeur of the Creator's power; and I gazed motionless on this new display of the irresistible force of one of His elements.
John James Audubon
A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward.
Coward: One who, in a perilous emergency, thinks with his legs.
That man is not truly brave who is afraid either to seem or to be, when it suits him, a coward.
Edgar Allan Poe
None but a coward dares to boast that he has never known fear.
William Arthur Ward
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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