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Best Quotes About Coward And Cowardice

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A list of the best coward and cowardice quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous coward and cowardice quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic coward and cowardice quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational quotes from that same writer.

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    A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.

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    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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    Cowards are cruel, but the brave love mercy and delight to save. John Gay

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    Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once. William Shakespeare

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    Covetousness like jealousy, when it has taken root, never leaves a person, but with their life. Cowardice is the dread of what will happen. Epictetus

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    The greatest braggarts are usually the biggest cowards. Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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    Cowards can never be moral. Mahatma Gandhi

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    Fear has its use but cowardice has none. Mahatma Gandhi

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    To know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice. Confucius

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    There are several good protections against temptation, but the surest is cowardice. Mark Twain

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    Cowards die a thousand deaths. The valiant taste of death but once. William Shakespeare

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    For cowards the road of desertion should be left open; they will carry over to the enemy nothing, but their fears. Christian Nevell Bovee

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    It is the coward who fawns upon those above him. It is the coward who is insolent whenever he dares be so. Junius

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    I hate a fellow whom pride, or cowardice, or laziness drives into a corner, and who does nothing when he is there but sit and growl; let him come out as I do, and bark. Samuel Johnson

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    A coward is one who in a perilous emergency thinks with his legs. Ambrose Bierce

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    A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit. Thomas Jefferson

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    When cowardice is made respectable, its followers are without number both from among the weak and the strong; it easily becomes a fashion. Eric Hoffer

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    That man is not truly brave who is afraid either to seem or to be, when it suits him, a coward. Edgar Allan Poe

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    The cowards never started -- and the weak died along the way.

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    Faint heart never won fair lady. Miguel de Cervantes

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    My valor is certainly going, it is sneaking off! I feel it oozing out as it were, at the palms of my hands! Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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    The human race is a race of cowards; and I am not only marching in that procession, but carrying a banner. Mark Twain

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    Cowardice, as distinguished from panic, is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend the functioning of the imagination. Ernest Hemingway

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    Man gives every reason for his conduct save one, every excuse for his crimes save one, every plea for his safety save one; and that one is his cowardice. George Bernard Shaw

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    There is a level of cowardice lower than that of the conformist: the fashionable non-conformist. Ayn Rand

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    new! It is better to be a coward for a minute than dead for the rest of your life.

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    One of the chief misfortunes of honest people is that they are cowardly. Voltaire

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