Brave Quotes

Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience.

James Freeman Clarke

Brave deeds are wasted when hidden.

Blaise Pascal

n the love of a brave and faithful man there is always a strain of maternal tenderness; he gives out again those beams of protecting fondness which were shed on him as he lay on his mother's knee.

George Eliot

Do you want me to tell you something really subversive? Love is everything it's cracked up to be. That's why people are so cynical about it. . . . It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for. And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more.

Erica Jong

Was it for this the wild geese spread The gray wing upon every tide; For this that all that blood was shed, For this. Edward Fitzgerald died, And Robert Emmet and Wolfe Tone, All that delirium of the brave? Romantic Ireland's dead and gone, It's with O'Leary in the grave.

William Butler Yeats

Fire tries gold, misery tries brave men.

Seneca

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

Mahatma Ghandi

God himself favors the brave.

Ovid

The brave find a home in every land.

Ovid

There's a brave fellow! There's a man of pluck! A man who's not afraid to say his say, Though a whole town's against him.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection

Thomas Paine

Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.

Mary Tyler Moore

Who combats bravely is not therefore brave, He dreads a death-bed like the meanest slave: Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise, - His pride in reasoning, not in acting lies

Alexander Pope

It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity.

Horace

Live as brave men and face adversity with stout hearts.

Horace

Great men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war

Seneca

Ideas must work through the brains and arms of good and brave men, or they are no better than dreams

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To a brave man, good and bad luck are like his right and left hand. He uses both.

St. Catherine of Siena

Without a sign his sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his country's cause.

Homer

Song of the brave, how thrills thy tone As when the Organ's music rolls; No gold rewards, but song alone, The deeds of great and noble souls. [Ger., Hoch klingt das Lied vom braven Mann, Wie Orgelton und Glockenklang; Wer hohes Muths sich ruhmen kann Den lohnt nicht Gold, den lohnt Gesang.

Gottfried Augustus Burger

How well Horatius kept the bridge In the brave days of old.

Thomas Babington Macaulay

'Tis more brave To live, than to die.

Lord Lytton

And old rat is a brave rat.

French Proverb

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

Aristotle
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