The Best Quotes About Coward And Cowardice Quotations

The 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 coward and cowardice quotes from that same writer.

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    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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    Fear has its use but cowardice has none. Mahatma Gandhi

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

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

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

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    Cowards can never be moral. Mahatma Gandhi

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

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

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

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

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

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

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