Bravery Quotes

Most popular bravery quotes

Bravery never goes out of fashion.

courage

It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.
It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.
Gold is tried by fire, brave men by adversity.

adversity

Vice  is a coward; to be truly brave, a man must be truly good.

vice

Men are not given awards and promotions for bravery in intimacy.

intimacy men

When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.
A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.

love

It is the perpetual dread of fear, the fear of fear, that shapes the face of a brave man.
Brave men are all vertebrates; they have their softness on the surface and their toughness in the middle.
He who does something at the head of one Regiment, will eclipse him who does nothing at the head of a hundred.

action war

To be brave is to behave
bravely when your heart is faint.
So you can be really brave
only when you really ain't.
I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is the victory over self.

the self desire self-control

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.
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.