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They tell us that suicide is the greatest piece of cowardice... that suicide is wrong; when it is quite obvious that there is nothing in the world to which every man has a more unassailable title than to his own life and person.
To run away from trouble is a form of cowardice and, while it is true that the suicide braves death, he does it not for some noble object but to escape some ill.
The opposite for courage is not cowardice, it is conformity. Even a dead fish can go with the flow.
When you disarm the people, you commence to offend them and show that you distrust them either through cowardice or lack of confidence, and both of these opinions generate hatred.
The opposite of bravery is not cowardice but conformity.
To see the right and not to do it is cowardice.
Patience has its limits. Take it too far, and it's cowardice.
Humility is not cowardice. Meekness is not weakness. Humility and meekness are indeed spiritual powers.
Extremism thrives amid ignorance and anger, intimidation and cowardice.
The opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice, it is conformity.
Fear has its use but cowardice has none.
Suicide sometimes proceeds from cowardice, but not always; for cowardice sometimes prevents it; since as many live because they are afraid to die, as die because they are afraid to live.
Charles Caleb Colton
There is a point at which the law becomes immoral and unethical. That point is reached when it becomes a cloak for the cowardice that dares not stand up against blatant violations of justice.
To be one's self, and unafraid whether right or wrong, is more admirable than the easy cowardice of surrender to conformity.
There are several good protections against temptation, but the surest is cowardice.
Cowardice... is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend functioning of the imagination.
Valor lies just halfway between rashness and cowardice.
Miguel de Cervantes
When we create hope and opportunity in the lives of others, we allow love, decency and promise to triumph over cowardice and hate.
Fear has nothing to do with cowardice. A fellow is only yellow when he lets his fear make him quit.
The notion that the 'leader' has the right to ask huge sacrifices of your generation for a notional future paradise - if you'd be good enough to lie down under the wheels of the juggernaut - that sentimental and self-aggrandising rationalisation for brute force and cowardice I felt from adolescence was wrong.
There is a level of cowardice lower than that of the conformist: the fashionable non-conformist.
Patience has its limits, take it too far and it's cowardice.
Since cowardice must occur at a time and place where an enemy either has already appeared or may yet turn up, servicemen in peacetime - and ordinary civilians - can breathe a sigh of relief. If you are yellow-bellied back home, you're not technically a coward.
Women have not yet realized the cowardice that resides, for if they should decide to do so, they would be able to fight you until death; and to prove that I speak the truth, amongst so many women, I will be the first to act, setting an example for them to follow.
Humor is the most engaging cowardice.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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