Brave Quotes

An Indian respects a brave man, but he despises a coward.

Chief Joseph, Nez Perces Tribe

Let us all be brave enough to die the death of a martyr, but let no one lust for martyrdom.

Mohandas Gandhi

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

Voltaire

I have done one brave thing - Than all the Worthies did; And yet a braver thence doth spring - Which is to keep that hid

John Donne

From vulgar bounds with brave disorder part, And snatch a grace beyond the reach of art.

Alexander Pope

Fortune is the rod of the weak, and the staff of the brave.

Lowell, James Russell

The brave man is not he who feels no fear, For that were stupid and irrational; But he, whose noble soul its fear subdues, And bravely dares the danger nature shrinks from.

Joanna Baillie

It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.

Aesop

Behold a worthy sight, to which the God, turning his attention to his own work, may direct his gaze. Behold an equal thing, worthy of a God, a brave man matched in conflict with evil fortune.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

How sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest!

William Collins

I know as actors our job is usually to shed our skins, but I think as people our job is to become who we really are and so I would like to salute the men and women who brave ostracism, alienation and a life lived on the margins to become who they really are.

Felicity Huffman

Sequoias, kings of their race, growing close together like grass in a meadow, poised their brave domes and spires in the sky three hundred feet above the ferns and lilies that enameled the ground; towering serene through the long centuries, preaching God's forestry fresh from heaven

John Muir

If you define cowardice as running away at the first sign of danger, screaming and tripping and begging for mercy, then yes, Mr. Brave man, I guess I'm a coward.

Jack Handy

This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.

Elmer Davis

Would you learn the secret of the sea? Only those who brave its dangers, comprehend its mystery!

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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