Quotes and Sayings about Cowards



"When it comes to cars, only two varieties of people are possible - cowards and fools."
- Russell Baker
(Related: People, Cowards, Fools)

"The Non-Conformist Conscience makes cowards of us all."
- Max Beerbohm
(Related: Conscience, Cowards)

"Cowards die many times before their actual deaths."
- Julius Caesar
(Related: Cowards)

"I am not accustomed to pay fulsome compliments to the English, by telling them that they are superior to all the world; but this I can say, that they do not deserve the name of cowards."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Compliments, Cowards, English, Name, World)

"Bullies are always cowards at heart and may be credited with a pretty safe instinct in scenting their prey."
- Anna Julia Cooper
(Related: Heart, Cowards, Instinct, May, Pretty)

"This republic was not established by cowards; and cowards will not preserve it."
- Elmer Davis
(Related: Cowards, Will)

"I have learned to live each day as it comes, and not to borrow trouble by dreading tomorrow. It is the dark menace of the future that makes cowards of us."
- Dorothy Dix
(Related: Cowards, Day, Future, Tomorrow, Trouble)

"The free nations of the world will not be pushed around by terrorist cowards whose goal is to spread fear and destruction and destroy our liberty and way of life."
- Eliot Engel
(Related: Life, Fear, Goal, Cowards, Destruction, Liberty, Nations, Will, World)

"You, too, women, cast away all the cowards from your embraces; they will give you only cowards for children, and you who are the daughters of the land of beauty must bear children who are noble and brave."
- Giuseppe Garibaldi
(Related: Beauty, Women, Children, Cowards, Daughters, Land, Will)

"Cowards are cruel, but the brave love mercy and delight to save."
- John Gay
(Related: Love, Cowards, Delight, Mercy)

"Reflection makes men cowards."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Men, Cowards, Reflection)

"Though this nation has proudly thought of itself as an ethnic melting pot, in things racial we have always been and continue to be, in too many ways, essentially a nation of cowards."
- Eric Holder
(Related: Thought, Cowards, Nation)

"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
(Related: Home, Cowards, Land)

"This is a formidable enemy. To dismiss it as a bunch of 'cowards' perpetuating 'senseless acts of violence' is complacent nonsense. People willing to kill thousands of innocents while they kill themselves are not cowards. They are deadly vicious warriors and need to be treated as such."
- Charles Krauthammer
(Related: People, Cowards, Enemy, Nonsense, Violence)

"To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Men, Cowards, Protest, Silence, Sin)

"Fatigue makes cowards of us all."
- Vince Lombardi
(Related: Cowards, Fatigue)

"We have been the cowards lobbing cruise missiles from 2,000 miles away. That's cowardly. Staying in the airplane when it hits the building, say what you want about it, it's not cowardly."
- Bill Maher
(Related: Building, Cowards, Want)

"Obstacles are like wild animals. They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can. If they see you are afraid of them... they are liable to spring upon you; but if you look them squarely in the eye, they will slink out of sight."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Animals, Cowards, Eye, Obstacles, Sight, Spring, Will)

"The world is not fair, and often fools, cowards, liars and the selfish hide in high places."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Cowards, Fools, World)

"Even cowards can endure hardship; only the brave can endure suspense."
- Mignon McLaughlin
(Related: Cowards, Hardship, Suspense)

"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
(Related: Cowards, Fighting, Fool, Heroes)

"The House Democrats don't want Gore humiliated, so they slammed the door of the Capitol in my face. They are cowards."
- Christopher Monckton
(Related: Cowards, Democrats, Want)

"All enchantments die; only cowards die with them."
- Charles Morgan
(Related: Cowards)

"The prayers of cowards fortune spurns."
- Ovid
(Related: Cowards, Fortune)

"Death, after all, is the common expectation from birth. Neither heroes nor cowards can escape it."
- Ellis Peters
(Related: Death, Cowards, Expectation, Heroes)

"Heroes are not known by the loftiness of their carriage; the greatest braggarts are generally the merest cowards."
- Jean Jacques Rousseau
(Related: Cowards, Heroes)

"In battle it is the cowards who run the most risk; bravery is a rampart of defense."
- Sallust
(Related: Battle, Bravery, Cowards, Defense, Risk)

"Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Death, Cowards, Taste)

"The world has no room for cowards."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Related: Cowards, World)

"People who keep dogs are cowards who haven't got the guts to bite people themselves."
- August Strindberg
(Related: People, Cowards, Dogs)

"I always disliked dogs, those protectors of cowards who lack the courage to fight an assailant themselves."
- August Strindberg
(Related: Courage, Cowards, Dogs, Fight)

"Valor is of no service, chance rules all, and the bravest often fall by the hands of cowards."
- Tacitus
(Related: Chance, Cowards, Rules, Service, Valor)

"Ridicule is a weak weapon when pointed at a strong mind; but common people are cowards and dread an empty laugh."
- Martin Farquhar Tupper
(Related: People, Cowards, Mind, Ridicule)

"The human race is a race of cowards; and I am not only marching in that procession but carrying a banner."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Cowards, Race)

"Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards; they simply unveil them to the eyes of men. Silently and imperceptibly, as we wake or sleep, we grow strong or weak; and at last some crisis shows what we have become."
- Brooke Foss Westcott
(Related: Men, Cowards, Crisis, Eyes, Heroes, Sleep)

"For all men would be cowards if they durst."
- John Wilmot
(Related: Men, Cowards)