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Quotations

Mignon McLaughlinEven cowards can endure hardship; only the brave can endure suspense.

—  Mignon McLaughlin, 1913-1983, American magazine editor

George Bernard ShawYou cannot be a hero without being a coward.

—  George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950, Irish writer, Nobel 1925

ConfuciusTo see what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice.

—  Confucius, 551-479 BC, Chinese teacher & philosopher

Michel de MontaigneThings are not bad in themselves, but our cowardice makes them so.

—  Michel de Montaigne, 1533-1592, French thinker

Mark TwainThere are several good protections against temptations, but the surest is cowardice.

—  Mark Twain, 1835-1910, American writer

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

—  Ayn Rand, 1905-1982, American writer & philosopher

Lord ByronA timid mind is apt to mistake every scratch for a mortal wound.

—  Lord Byron, 1788-1824, British poet

Joseph StalinIt takes a brave man to be a coward in the Red Army.

—  Joseph Stalin, 1879-1953, Soviet leader

Robert FrostHumor is the most engaging cowardice.

—  Robert Frost, 1874-1963, American poet

Thomas JeffersonTimid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of Liberty

—  Thomas Jefferson, 1749-1826, American President [1801-1809]

Bob MarleyThe biggest coward of a man is to awaken the love of a woman without the intention of loving her.

—  Bob Marley, 1945-1981, Jamaican singer

Ferdinand FochNone but a coward dares to boast that he has never known fear.

—  Ferdinand Foch, 1851-1929, French field marshal

Eugene O’NeillThe sea hates a coward.

—  Eugene O’Neill, 1888-1953, American playwright, Nobel 1936

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

—  William Shakespeare, 1564-1616, English poet & playwright ‐ Julius Caesar


Funny Quotes

Spike MilliganI'm a hero with coward's legs.

—  Spike Milligan, 1918-2002, Irish comedian

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Proverbs

English proverbFaint heart never won fair lady.

—  English proverb










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