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Margaret had always dreaded lest her courage should fail her in any emergency, and she should be proved to be, what she dreaded lest she was--a coward. But now, in this real great time of reasonable fear and nearness of terror, she forgot herself, and felt only an intense sympathy--intense to painfulness--in the interests of the moment.
Fortune helps the intrepid and abandons the cowards. I am the daughter of a man who did not know of fear. Whatever may come, I am resolved to follow that course until death.
Slander reveals the greatest truth about the coward implementing it.
among a coward's weapons, cynicism is the nastiest of all
The coward makes himself cowardly, the hero makes himself heroic.
Sometimes I think I'm a nihilist because it doesn't matter, none of this matters. We're all following the will of some unknowable higher power, probably the stars manipulating our cellular magnets. We think we have all this agency, but do we? Do we really? Can you choose to be brave when you were born a coward? Can we be deprogrammed from the brainwashing that we grew up in? I think we can, but I think we need a lot of help.
Mehmet Murat Ildan
For a curious person, what a wonderful feeling is to get lost and what a horrible feeling to get lost for a coward!
Don't be so damned patronizing. Your performance so far has been a little less than dazzling." "I didn't mean no harm," I said and kissed her. "That a new dress?" "Ah! Changing the subject, you coward.
Chains can be broken, in fact they are already broken, but who can deliver a coward from his self limiting thoughts?
Don't be a coward, be a cowboy.
Aung San Suu Kyi
I was a bit of a coward when I was small. I was terribly frightened of the dark.
Reflection makes men cowards.
Meriwether Lewis's last words were, 'I am not a coward, but I am so strong. So hard to die.' I don't doubt that it is, but it cannot be much harder than being left behind.
I must confess that I've never trusted the Web. I've always seen it as a coward's tool. Where does it live? How do you hold it personally responsible? Can you put a distributed network of fiber-optic cable "on notice"? And is it male or female? In other words, can I challenge it to a fight?
That all men would be cowards if they dare, Some men we know have courage to declare.
Nonviolence and cowardice go ill together.
Though this nation has proudly thought of itself as an ethnic melting pot, in things racial we have always been and I believe continue to be, in too many ways, essentially a nation of cowards
Of course they’ll catch him.” I fail to keep the bitterness out of my voice, and Helene gives me a hard look. “The cowardly scum,” I add.
You cannot be brave if you do not have a coward inside you.
Do you see the irony at all, Tristan?’ I stare at him and shake my head. He seems determined not to speak again until I do. ‘What irony?’ I ask eventually, the words tumbling out in a hurried heap. ‘That I am to be shot as a coward while you get to live as one.
Base and crafty cowards are like the arrow that flieth in the dark.
I thought I raised a ballplayer. You're nothing but a coward and a quitter.
There is no merit where there is no trial; and till experience stamps the mark of strength, cowards may pass for heroes, and faith for falsehood.
The funny thing is, I was never much of a fighter. Better a live coward than a dead hero, that was my motto.
Cruel people are ever cowards in emergency.
Covetousness like jealousy, when it has taken root, never leaves a person, but with their life. Cowardice is the dread of what will happen.
Slander is the tool of cowards.
Thomas Chandler Haliburton
A brave man is sometimes a desperado: a bully is always a coward.
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
humility must not be equated to mediocrity and cowardice
While President Bush likes to project an image of strength and courage, the real truth is that in the presence of his large financial contributors, he is a moral coward.
The only cowards are sinners; fighting the fight is all.
Donna Lynn Hope
She has her helmet, shield and sword. Does she finish him or take pity on the gutless thing before her? Does she set fire and smoke him out, forcing him to fight, or does she let him live with himself and take satisfaction from knowing that he has never been in a real fight in his life and that one day he will have to face his demons in person, along with the consequences, and that both can be far more painful than anything she could ever do to him.
A coward's courage is in his tongue.
Those who live in the past are cowards and losers.
Heather Day Gilbert
I am happy to be alone. Perhaps this is true. Or perhaps I am the biggest coward of all.
The spooks are all cowards. Sunlight is the solution to these things.
In [Philip] Howard's view, our reliance on law, lawyers, and lawsuits has turned Americans into fat, neurotic cowards who 'go through the day looking over their shoulder instead of where they want to go.'
At times it is what we do not say, or not saying a thing, that says a lot about us.
No argument, no matter how convincing, will give courage to a coward
There is no place for mediocrity in modern society. A General whose courage is just ‘average’ is sure to be counted as a coward in the battlefield. A manager whose performance is ‘average’ is unlikely to get his promotions. A sportsman whose skill is ‘mean’ wouldn’t even be selected for the team. A person who is honest half the time and dishonest in the other half is sure to suffer the pain of both honesty and dishonesty.
...Really, there is no greater sin than cowardice; cowards are never saved - that is sure. I can stand everything else but not that.
Thus conscience does make cowards of us all; And thus the native hue of resolution Is slicked o'er with the pale cast of thought
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
The suffering may be moral or physical; and in my opinion it is just as absurd to call a man a coward who destroys himself, as to call a man a coward who dies of a malignant fever.
The coward reckons himself cautious, the miser frugal.
I'm a coward, I didn't want to die.
Chirp of coward shouted in crowd, dare to speak but not to be known.
For neither does wealth bring honour to the owner, if he be a coward; of such a one the wealth belongs to another, and not to himself. Nor does beauty and strength of body, when dwelling in a base and cowardly man, appear comely, but the reverse of comely, making the possessor more conspicuous, and manifesting forth his cowardice.
The brave with all of their weaknesses are better than the cowardly with all of their strengths.
Coaches who let a championship team back off from becoming a dynasty are cowards.
What coward would not fight when he is sure of victory?