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Quotes about Being Brave
Being Brave Quotes

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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

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When the tempest rages, when the thunders roar,
and the lightnings blaze around us
it is then that the truly brave man stands firm at his post.
- Luther Martin

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man,
but he is brave five minutes longer.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is awfully hard to be brave, when you're only a Very Small Animal.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

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A coward is incapable of exhibiting love;
it is the prerogative of the brave.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand,
the spines of others are often stiffened.
- Billy Graham

The only reason we don't open our hearts and minds to other people
is that they trigger confusion in us
that we don't feel brave enough or sane enough to deal with.
To the degree that we look clearly and compassionately at ourselves,
we feel confident and fearless about looking into someone else's eyes.
- Pema Chodron


 

Let us all be brave enough
to die the death of a martyr,
but let no one lust for martyrdom.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.
- Indira Gandhi

Fortune and love favor the brave.
- Ovid

Only very brave mouse makes nest in cat's ear.
- Earl Derr Biggers

I love those who can smile in trouble,
who can gather strength from distress,
and grow brave by reflection.
- Leonardo da Vinci

We could never learn to be brave and patient,
if there were only joy in the world.
- Helen Keller

If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery
as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man.
All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are,
the more they are frightened.
- George S. Patton

The innovative spirit was America's strongest attribute,
transforming everything into a brave new world,
but there lingered an insecurity about the arts.
- Arthur Erickson

I congratulate you, my brave countrymen and fellow soldiers,
on the spirit and success with which you have executed
this important part of our enterprise.
- James Wolfe

Even if the doctor does not give you a year,
even if he hesitates about a month, make one brave
push and see what can be accomplished in a week.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

Be brave, young lovers, and follow your star.
- Oscar Hammerstein II

As the war on terror continues, Americans must honor
the brave men and women who gave their lives for the
protection of this nation and the hope of peace.
- Dan Lipinski

It took a brave editor in the U.S.
to sign a contract for Dancing Girls,
and without her belief in the book, I'm not sure it
would ever have found its way into print.
- Louise Brown

To put up a show is to face life's injustices with
one of the few weapons available to a desperate and brave people,
their imagination.
- Luigi Barzini

Few men are born brave.
Many become so through training and force of discipline.
- Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus

I'm not funny.
What I am is brave.
- Lucille Ball

I don't much care who is gay or straight or married or not.
I mostly notice if they are brave enough to confront bigotry.
- Jasmine Guy

The brave men who died in Vietnam, more than 100% of which were black,
were the ultimate sacrifice.
- Marion Berry

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

Never was a miser a brave soul.
- George Herbert

They say Princes learn no art truly,
but the art of horsemanship.
The reason is, the brave beast is no flatterer.
He will throw a prince as soon as his groom.
- Ben Jonson

Fortune favors the brave.
- Terence

Fighting is like champagne.
It goes to the heads of cowards as quickly as of heroes.
Any fool can be brave on a battlefield when it's be brave or else be killed.
- Margaret Mitchell

No one is so brave that he is not disturbed by something unexpected.
- Julius Caesar

Brave men are brave from the very first.
- Pierre Corneille

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

God bless the Union; - it is dearer to us for the blood
of brave men which has been shed in its defence.
- Edward Everett

Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse,
front its blows with brave hearts.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

A brave mind is always impregnable.
- Jeremy Collier

Be brave.
Take risks.
Nothing can substitute experience.
- Paulo Coelho

My rite of passage into my brave new world,
life on the road.
- Kenny Loggins

I courted fame but as a spur to brave and honest deeds;
who despises fame will soon renounce the virtues that deserve it.
- David Mallet

It is the perpetual dread of fear, the fear of fear,
that shapes the face of a brave man.
- Georges Bernanos

This is all about a media war that continues to rage
between the old and new media.
Unfortunately for our soldiers, these brave Americans
are caught in the crossfire.
- Joe Scarborough

The crucial task of old age is balance:
keeping just well enough,
just brave enough, just gay and interested and starkly
honest enough to remain a sentient human being.
- Florida Scott-Maxwell

But despite their heroic acts, the Vietnam Veterans
of America continued to struggle to establish a combat
badge in honor of these brave pilots and medics.
- Tim Holden

Our brave men and women are fighting around the world and they deserve relief.
- Ellen Tauscher

Washington and the elder Napoleon.
Both were brave men; both were true men;
both loved their country and dared to expose their
lives for their country's cause.
- Matthew Simpson

Those who were cowards never started,
and those who were weak were lost on the way,
but the brave find a home in every land.
- Walter Knott

Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources.
In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate
the dangers that imperil the brave.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

Women desire six things: They want their husbands to be brave,
wise, rich, generous, obedient to wife,
and lively in bed.
- Geoffrey Chaucer

Physical courage, which despises all danger,
will make a man brave in one way; and moral courage,
which despises all opinion, will make a man brave in another.
- Charles Caleb Colton

The brave love mercy, and delight to save.
- John Gay

That man is not truly brave who is afraid either to seem or to be,
when it suits him, a coward.
- Edgar Allan Poe

The skilful employer of men will employ the wise man,
the brave man, the covetous man, and the stupid man.
- Sun Tzu

If success attends my steps, honor and glory await my name-if defeat,
still shall it be said we died like brave men,
and conferred honor, even in death, on the American Name.
- Zebulon Pike

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

Through the centuries, over 1.2 million brave men and
women have given their lives for our nation.
- Dan Lipinski

Now when I enter a carriage, it almost empties.
But there's always one brave enough to stay.
- Grace Jones

I think laughter may be a form of courage.
As humans we sometimes stand tall and look into the sun and laugh,
and I think we are never more brave than when we do that.
- Linda Ellerbee

Be convinced that to be happy means to be free and
that to be free means to be brave.
Therefore do not take lightly the perils of war.
- Thucydides

I hope there are some who will brave ridicule for the
sake of common justice to half the people in the world.
- Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon

Men, we don't need you to be a knight in shining armor.
We just need you to be a little bit brave,
just a little bit.
And some of them are, and that's what he does.
- Virginia Madsen

Even cowards can endure hardship; only the brave can endure suspense.
- Mignon McLaughlin

The brave man inattentive to his duty,
is worth little more to his country than the coward
who deserts in the hour of danger.
- Andrew Jackson

The brave man, indeed, calls himself lord of the land,
through his iron, through his blood.
- Ernst Moritz Arndt

Perhaps all the dragons of our lives are princesses
who are only waiting to see us once beautiful and brave.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

The approach of liberty makes even an old man brave.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

Today, our brave military men and women,
just as those who have gone before them,
stand on alert, securing freedom at home and guarding the innocent abroad.
- Conrad Burns

Then trust me there's nothing like drinking,
So pleasant on this side of the grave:
It keeps the unhappy from thinking,
And makes e'en the valiant more brave.
- Charles Dibdin

The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress,
and grows brave by reflection.
- Thomas Paine

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

You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
- Dolly Parton


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