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

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

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

O men of Islam ! The time has come for steadfastness. Weakness and cowardice lead to disgrace; and he who is steadfast is more deserving of Allah's help. He who stands bravely before the blade of the sword will be honored, and his labors rewarded, when he goes before Allah. Lo ! Allah loves the steadfast.

al-Walid, Khalid ibn

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

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

Bill Purdin

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

Now, justification in this life is given to us according to these three things: first by the laver of regeneration by which all sins are forgiven; then, by a struggle with the faults from whose guilt we have been absolved; the third, when our prayer is heard, in which we say: Forgive us our debts, because however bravely we fight against our faults, we are men; but the grace of God so aids as we fight in this corruptible body that there is reason for His hearing us as we ask forgiveness.

St. Augustine of Hippo

These Romans were the bravest that I had ever met.

al-Walid, Khalid ibn

It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.

Aesop

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

I beg you take courage; the brave soul can mend even disaster.

Catherine the Great

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

Never was a miser a brave soul.

George Herbert
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