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Fear has its use, but cowardice has none.

You are willing to die, you coward, but not to live.

Herman Hesse

Cowards die many times before their deaths, the valiant never taste of death but once.

Despair gives courage to a coward.

You cannot be a hero without being a coward.

Courage stands halfway between cowardice and rashness, one of which is a lack, the other an excess of courage.

Freedom itself was attacked this morning by a faceless coward, and freedom will be defended.

Humor is the most engaging cowardice.

Heroes are not known by the loftiness of their carriage, the greatest braggarts are generally the merest cowards.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Cowards die many times before their actual deaths.

Even cowards can endure hardship, only the brave can endure suspense.

The world has no room for cowards.

A conservative is a man who is too cowardly to fight and too fat to run.

Reflection makes men cowards.

I know you are here to kill me. Shoot, coward, you are only going to kill a man.

Cowardic is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend functioning of the imagination.

Woman and men of retiring timidity are cowardly only in dangers which affect themselves, but the first to rescue when others are in danger.

When the blandishments of life are gone, the coward creeps to death - the brave lives on.

Marcus Aurelius

A coward is incapable of exhibiting love, it is the prerogative of the brave.

Mahatma Gandhi

The brave man inattentive to his duty is worth little more to his country than the coward who deserts in the hour of danger.

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

Coward: One who in a perilous emergency thinks with his legs.

Fatigue makes cowards of us all.

An apology? Bah! Disgusting! Cowardly! Beneath the dignity of any gentleman however wrong he might be.

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

How is it, Lord, that we are cowards in everything, save in opposing Thee?

Courage enlarges cowardice, diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the dangers that imperil the brave.

Christian Nestell Bovee

The prayers of cowards fortune spurns.

To sin by silence, when they should protest, makes cowards of men.

A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward.

Jean Paul

It is vain for the coward to flee, death follows close behind, it is only by defying it that the brave escape.

The coward only threatens when he is safe.

Stupid as a man, say the women: cowardly as a woman, say the men. Stupidity in a woman is unwomanly.

None but a coward dares to boast that he has never known fear.

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.

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

To see the right and not to do it is cowardice.

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

Edgar Allan Poe

War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle.

He who despairs of the human condition is a coward but he who has hope for it is a fool.

Albert Camus

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

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

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

Mark Twain

The coward wretch whose hand and heart can bear to torture aught below, is ever first to quail and start from the slightest pain or equal foe.

Obstacles are like wild animals. They are cowards, but they will bluff you if they can. If they see you are afraid of them... they are liable to spring upon you, but if you look them squarely in the eye they will slink out of sight.

Orison Swett Marden

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.

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

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.

The coward calls the brave man rash, the rash man calls him a coward.