Brave Quotes Quotes

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.

Nelson Mandela

To die in order to avoid the pains of poverty, love, or anything that is disagreeable, is not the part of a brave man, but of a coward.

Aristotle

Avarice is disgrace; cowardice is a defect; poverty often disables an intelligent man from arguing his case; a poor man is a stranger in his own town; misfortune and helplessness are calamities; patience is a kind of bravery; to sever attachments with the wicked world is the greatest wealth; piety is the best weapon of defence.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

Leadership is mostly a power over imagination, and never more so than in combat. The bravest man alone can only be an armed lunatic. The real strength lies in the ability to get others to do your work.

Lois McMaster Bujold

If we are serious about peace, then we must work for it as ardently, seriously, continuously, carefully, and bravely as we have ever prepared for war.

Wendell Berry

The mutual confidence on which all else depends can be maintained only by an open mind and a brave reliance upon free discussion.

Billings Learned Hand

A sober man may become a drunkard through being a coward. A brave man may become a coward through being a drunkard.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Those who cannot bravely face danger are the slaves of their attackers.

Aristotle

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

Elmer Davis

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

Tenacity is a pretty fair substitute for bravery, and the best form of tenacity I know is expressed in a Danish fur trapper's principle" "The next mile is the only one a person really has to make.

Eric Sevareid

The history of the world is full of men who rose to leadership, by sheer force of self-confidence, bravery and tenacity.

Mahatma Gandhi

how brave men have been in destruction. How brave women have been in survival.

Pamela Dugdale

It is not righteousness to outragea brave man dead, not even though you hate him.

Sophocles

It is a brave act to despise death; but where life is more terrible than death, it is then the truest valor to dare to live.

Sir Thomas Browne

Even cowards can endure hardship; only the brave can endure suspense.

Mignon McLaughlin

Gold is tried by fire, brave men by adversity.

Seneca

Do routine things routinely well. Handle problems right now. Do something on every project every day. Be brave. Be kind. Be bold.

Bill Purdin

Never was a miser a brave soul.

George Herbert

In the beginning of a change, the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.

Mark Twain

Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

When I came to New York it was the first time I'd ever taken a plane, the first time I'd ever gotten a taxi-cab, the first time for everything. And I came here with 35 dollars in my pocket. It was the bravest thing I'd ever done.

Madonna Louise Ciccone

The situation in Iraq is unacceptable to the American people -- and it is unacceptable to me. Our troops in Iraq have fought bravely. They have done everything we have asked them to do. Where mistakes have been made, the responsibility rests with me.

George Walker Bush

Loyalty and devotion lead to bravery. Bravery leads to the spirit of self-sacrifice. The spirit of self-sacrifice creates trust in the power of love.

Morihei Ueshiba
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