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It is only the great hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly, Can never know what true friendship means.
It is just as cowardly to judge an absent person as it is wicked to strike a defenseless one. Only the ignorant and narrow-minded gossip, for they speak of persons instead of things.
Lawrence G. Lovasik
Stupid as a man, say the women: cowardly as a woman, say the men. Stupidity in a woman is unwomanly.
Killing yourself is a major commitment, it takes a kind of courage. Most people just lead lives of cowardly desperation. It's kinda half suicide where you just dull yourself with substances.
The people to fear are not those who disagree with you, but those who disagree with you and are too cowardly to let you know.
An apology? Bah! Disgusting! Cowardly! Beneath the dignity of any gentleman, however wrong he might be.
It is better by noble boldness to run the risk of being subject to half the evils we anticipate than to remain in cowardly listlessness for fear of what might happen.
Firmness in enduring and exertion is a character I always wish to possess. I have always despised the whining yelp of complaint and cowardly resolve.
War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle.
When a man is at his wits' end it is not a cowardly thing to pray, it is the only way he can get in touch with Reality.
A conservative is a man who is too cowardly to fight and too fat to run.
I do not at all have the mind of a bully... in my mind bullies are intolerant of contrary opinion, domineering and rather cowardly. I would hope that none of those terms could be fairly used in describing me.
If a work of art is rich and vital and complete, those who have artistic instincts will see its beauty, and those to whom ethics appeal more strongly than aesthetics will see its moral lesson. It will fill the cowardly with terror, and the unclean will see in it their own shame.
I'm afraid of only two things: being lazy and being cowardly. I get up early in the morning and go to work. I love to write.
If you do not have an absolutely clear vision of something, where you can follow the light to the end of the tunnel, then it doesn't matter whether you're bold or cowardly, or whether you're stupid or intelligent. Doesn't get you anywhere.
To philosophize is only another way of being afraid and leads hardly anywhere but to cowardly make-believe.
Every time you make the hard, correct decision you become a bit more courageous, and every time you make the easy, wrong decision you become a bit more cowardly. If you are CEO, these choices will lead to a courageous or cowardly company.
War is only a cowardly escape from the problems of peace.
When people do the cowardly thing, it's not about respect, it's about fear.
It is an open question whether any behavior based on fear of eternal punishment can be regarded as ethical or should be regarded as merely cowardly.
In my experience, many people confuse being cowardly with being nice.
We should keep silent about those in power; to speak well of them almost implies flattery; to speak ill of them while they are alive is dangerous, and when they are dead is cowardly.
Jean de la Bruyere
We have been the cowards lobbing cruise missiles from 2,000 miles away. That's cowardly. Staying in the airplane when it hits the building, say what you want about it, it's not cowardly.
I'm afraid of only two things: being lazy and being cowardly.
You happen to be talking to an agnostic. You know what an agnostic is? A cowardly atheist.
C. S. Lewis
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