Brave Quotes Quotes

The religious zeal which animates priests, leads them to undertake labors and to brave perils which would be far beyond the powers of one in secular employment.

Napoleon Bonaparte

There are many faces to war. There is the face of courage, of bravery, of fellowship. There is the face of fear. Above all, there is love of country.

Barbara Levy Boxer

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

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

Seneca

We will never have all the facts to make a perfect judgement, but with the aid of basic experience we must leap bravely into the future.

Russell R McIntyre

To stand up on a stage alone with an acoustic guitar requires bravery bordering on heroism. Bordering on insanity.

Richard Thompson

We are all born brave, trusting and greedy, and most of us remain greedy.

Mignon McLaughlin

Danger gleams like sunshine to a brave man's eyes.

Euripides

It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.

Aesop

Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.

Charles Dickens

Necessity makes even the timid brave.

Sallust

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

James Freeman Clarke

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

Brave deeds are wasted when hidden.

Blaise Pascal

I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.

Aristotle

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

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

Toil for the brave! The brave that are no more.

William Cowper

Brave men are brave from the very first.

Pierre Corneille

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

Thomas Paine
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