Quotation Explorer - 'Coward'

I would rather be a coward than brave because people hurt you when you are brave. - E. M. Forster
A thought which, quarter'd, hath but one part wisdom and ever three parts coward. - William Shakespeare
I would rather be a philosopher and a coward than a hero and a fool.
Come on! We've had too many dead heroes. Being a coward increases your odds of survival-that's my motto. I'm counting on bieng faster than them. - Cinda Williams Chima
If it be well weighed, to say that a man lieth, is as much to say, as that he is brave towards God and a coward towards men. - Michel de Montaigne
Live an adventurous life. Every adventure freshens your life anew, and you do not get bored. An adventurous person dies only once, but a coward dies thousands of times. - His Holiness Divas
A wolf isn’t a coward ... Just foolish beyond bravery... He will protect his pack even against bears... The wolf dies the pack survives.... And his love is complete in the wholeness of the pack just because she is the alpha member - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
He who despairs over an event is a coward, but he who holds hope for the human condition is a fool. - Albert Camus
A fool shouts charge when he should retreat, A coward shouts retreat when he should charge and a wise man knows the difference. I charge. - Tonny K. Brown
What's the face of a coward? The back of his head as he runs from the battle - Francis Underwood (Kevin Spacey)
I am not a coward, but I am so strong. So hard to die. - Meriwether Lewis
I will tell you something my father once told me. The difference between a brave man and a coward is very simple. It is a problem of love. A coward loves only himself The brave man loves other men first and himself last. (From Meyer's The Son) - Phillipp Meyer
A team is where a boy can prove his courage on his own. A gang is where a coward goes to hide. - Mickey Mantle
Every person who denies the truth is a coward who doesn't want to admit the truth - Pelle Vecordis
A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward. - Jean Paul Richter
A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterwards. - Jean Paul Richter
A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave. - Mahatma Gandhi
Any coward can instill fear. It's easy to scare people, but having the strength to make them feel safe? Now that's power. - Nick Shamhart
I know you are here to kill me. Shoot, coward, you are only going to kill a man. - Che Guevara
Are there anything more dishonourable and more coward than not marching in front of the army after taking the decision of war as a politician? Sending others for dying but keeping himself in safety is the affair of the low man only! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Yet each man kills the thing he loves By each let this be heard, Some do it with a bitter look, Some with a flattering word, The coward does it with a kiss, The brave man with a sword! - Oscar Wilde
You can't be a man and a coward at the same time. - Jum Jumms
I'm really a peaceful sort of coward. - L.A. Meyer
Perhaps I am just a coward who loves to laugh at life better than I do cry with it. But when I do get to crying, boy, I can roll a mean tear. - Zora Neale Hurston
I'd rather die like a man than live like a coward. - Tupac Shakur
Only a coward will not make the necessary changes in his or her life to make it a better one. - Jonna Erlandson
Courage is the fear of being thought a coward.
When you don't fight your adversary, you become the coward in the sight of animalistic breeds, but they forget that your real strength stays in the whisper of your voice. - Michael Bassey Johnson
You may be biggest coward & looser of the world if you can't even ask for the things that you need the MOST & want it anyway. - Ridhdhesh Jivawala
No coward sould is mine, No trembler in the world's storm-toubled sphere: I see Heaven's glories shine, And faith shines equale, arming me from fear.
Don't step backward toward nothing, step forward toward something, better awkward steps forward, than coward steps backward. - Victoria Addino
A brave man dies but once, a coward many times. - Native American Proverb
Shoot, coward, you are only going to kill a man.
Actually, I am a coward. I say only what is safe to say, and I criticise only what is permissable to criticise. - Murong Xuecun
Even when someone battles hard, there is an equal portion for one who lingers behind, and in the same honor are held both the coward and the brave man; the idle man and he who has done much meet death alike. - Homer
The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else. - Umberto Eco
The coward dies a thousand deaths, the brave man...only five hundred. - Meredith Willson
A coward cries during a storm;a man of faith sings through it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Ignoring somebody’s mistakes in life from a powerful position makes you a saint, but the same act (whose intentiondoes not matter), if carried out from a weak position, will make you a coward or helpless. - Ravindra Shukla
If you respect & care about someone, give him/her direct feedback in his/her face. Please don't be coward and use proxies! Be a man/woman!!! - Assegid Habtewold
None but a coward dares to boast that he has never known fear. - Ferdinand Foch
Staying silent is like a slow growing cancer to the soul and a trait of a true coward. There is nothing intelligent about not standing up for yourself. You may not win every battle. However, everyone will at least know what you stood for—YOU. - Shannon L. Alder
The most coward person is the one who uses religion to win an argument. - Asma Naqi
Fee-fi-fo-fum, you better run and hideI smell the blood of a petty little coward - Set it off
Man looks very coward and extremely primitive with an ostentatious big sword and he looks very brave and tremendously sophisticated with a humble olive branch! - Mehmet Murat ildan
No coward soul is mine,No trembler in the world's storm-troubled sphere:I see heaven's glories shine,And faith shines equal, arming me from fear - Emily Brontë
To a coward, courage always looks like stupidity. - Bill Maher
A coward talks to everyone but YOU. - Shannon L. Alder
Sometimes it takes bravery in order to be a coward. - Lionel Suggs
A coward turns away, but a brave man's choice is danger. - Euripides
I know you have come to kill me. Shoot, coward! You are only going to kill a man. - Che Guevara
He who despairs of the human condition is a coward, but he who has hope for it is a fool. - Albert Camus
The Coward will run away from danger, only to strike in the dark. The Heroine will run through the dark, even though she knows the coward is waiting to strike. - David A. Cleinman
You don't have to be beautiful to be shallow. You needn't be small or weak to be a coward. Shitty personalities come in surprising packages and anybody can be an asshole. So value the good ones, whoever they are. Recognize them when you see them and don't let them go. - Jennifer DeLucy
If we assume that man actually does resemble God, then we are forced into the impossible theory that God is a coward, an idiot and a bounder. - H.L. Mencken
The coward says in his heart There is no love. Because, standing in the shadows of the big, grand, and powerful existence of love, his small spirit is left feeling even smaller and less significant. And so he chooses to deny the existence of love altogether. Because he is too small to have it. - C. JoyBell C.
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