> Topic Index > B - Topics > Bravery Quotes

Bravery Quotes


These are some of the best 'Bravery' quotations and sayings.

A true knight is fuller of bravery in the midst, than in the beginning of danger.

All brave men love; for he only is brave who has affections to fight for, whether in the daily battle of life, or in physical contests.

At the bottom of a good deal of the bravery that appears in the world there lurks a miserable cowardice. Men will face powder and steel because they cannot face public opinion.

Bravery is a cheap and vulgar quality, of which the brightest instances are frequently found in the lowest savages.

How sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their country's wishes blest!

Nature often enshrines gallant and noble hearts in weak bosoms; oftenest, God bless her, in woman's breast.

No man can be brave who considers pain the greatest evil of life; or temperate, who regards pleasure as the highest good.

None but the brave deserve the fair.

Physical bravery is an animal instinct; moral bravery is much higher and truer courage.

Some one praising a man for his fool­hardy bravery, Cato, the elder, said, "There is a wide difference between true courage and a mere contempt of life."

The best hearts are ever the bravest.

The bravery founded on hope of recompense, fear of punishment, experience of success, on rage, or on ignorance of danger, is but common bravery, and does not deserve the name. - True bravery proposes a just end; measures the dangers, and meets the result with calmness and unyielding decision.

True bravery is shown by performing without witnesses what one might be capable of doing before all the world.

We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world. See quote detail