The skilful employer of men will employ the wise man, the brave man, the covetous man, and the stupid man.
Fortune and love favour the brave.
The truly brave, When they behold the brave oppressed with odds, Are touched with a desire to shield and save:-- A mixture of wild beasts and demi-gods Are they--now furious as the sweeping wave, Now moved with pity; even as sometimes nods The rugged tree unto the summer wind, Compassion breathes along the savage mind.
The pressure of adversity does not affect the mind of the brave man... It is more powerful than external circumstances.
Behold a contest worthy of a god, a brave man matched in conflict with adversity
Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.
This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.
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.
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.
Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience.
Necessity makes even the timid brave.
It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.
Danger gleams like sunshine to a brave man's eyes.
They can see the brave silhouette from almost anywhere in the District of Columbia and use it as a compass to locate other monuments and eventually to find their way out of the great, gray federal wilderness.
I am not belittling the brave pioneer men but the sunbonnet as well as the sombrero has helped to settle this glorious land of ours.
Many become brave when brought to bay.
Would you learn the secret of the sea? Only those who brave its dangers, comprehend its mystery!
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.
I beg you take courage; the brave soul can mend even disaster.
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.
Brave men are all vertebrates; they have their softness on the surface and their toughness in the middle.
The brave man seeks not popular applause, Nor, overpower'd with arms, deserts his cause; Unsham'd, though foil'd, he does the best he can, Force is of brutes, but honor is of man.
Only a brave person is willing to honestly admit, and fearlessly to face, what a sincere and logical mind discovers.
No man of woman born, coward or brave, can shun his destiny.
To a brave man, good and bad luck are like his right and left hand. He uses both.