Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.
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.
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
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.
Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul.
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.
People glorify all sorts of bravery except the bravery they might show on behalf of their nearest neighbors.
When their adventures do not succeed, however, they run away; but it was the mark of a brave man to face things that are, and seem, terrible for a man, because it is noble to do so and disgraceful not to do so.
Women desire six things: They want their husbands to be brave, wise, rich, generous, obedient to wife, and lively in bed.
Even cowards can endure hardship; only the brave can endure suspense.
The man who knows when not to act is wise. To my mind bravery if forethought.
We believe in ordinary acts of bravery, in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another.
Brave men are brave from the very first.
[Fr., Les hommes valeureux le sont au premier coup.]
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.
A brave man struggling in the storms of fate, And greatly falling with a falling state.
Be brave enough to live life creatively. The creative place where no one else has ever been.
In adversity it is easy to despise life; he is truly brave who can endure a wretched life.
[Lat., Rebus in angustis facile est contemnere vitam;
Fortiter ille facit qui miser esse potest.]
Come on, somebody be brave.
The only use of an obstacle is to be overcome. All that an obstacle does with brave men is, not to frighten them, but to challenge them.
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.
True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason.
I beg you take courage; the brave soul can mend even disaster.
Many brave men lived before Agamemnon; but, all unwept and unknown, are lost in the distant night, since they are without a divine poet (to chronicle their deeds).
[Lat., Vixere fortes ante Agamemnona
Multi; sed omnes illacrimabiles
Urguentur ignotique sacro.]
You'll never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try.
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