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Father, may these people have the vision to see, the faith to accept the truth, the courage to stand by that which they know is right.

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You are under the unfortunate delusion that simply because you run away from danger, you have no courage. You're confusing courage with wisdom.

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The brave person thinks of themselves last of all.

Friedrich Schiller (1759-1805) German dramatist, poet and historian.

But screw your courage to the sticking-place and we'll not fail.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) British poet and playwright.

That's a valiant flea that dares eat his breakfast on the lip of a lion.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) British poet and playwright.


I never thought much of the courage of a lion tamer. Inside the cage he is at least safe from people.

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) Irish writer.

No one reaches a high position without daring.

Publilius Syrus (1st Centry BC-?) Roman writer and poet.

Gallantry to women -- the sure road to their favor -- is nothing but the appearance of extreme devotion to all their wants and wishes, a delight in their satisfaction, and a confidence in yourself as being able to contribute toward it.

William Hazlitt (1778-1830) British essayist.

There are obstinate and unknown braves who defend themselves inch by inch in the shadows against the fatal invasion of want and turpitude. There are noble and mysterious triumphs which no eye sees. No renown rewards, and no flourish of trumpets salutes. Life, misfortune, isolation, abandonment, and poverty and battlefields which have their heroes.

Victor Hugo (1802-1885) French poet, dramatist and novelist.

For without belittling the courage with which men have died, we should not forget those acts of courage with which men have lived.

John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) Thirty-fifth President of the USA