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A cowardly cur barks more fiercely than it bites. (Quote by - Quintus Curtius Rufus)

Some servants of the regime have chosen to fill their final days with acts of cowardice and murder, . In combat, Saddam's thugs shield themselves with women and children. They have killed Iraqi citizens who welcome coalition troops. They force other Iraqis into battle by threatening to torture or kill their families. (Quote by - Laura Bush)

We do not choose to be born.We do not--most of us, choose to die, or the times or conditions of our death. But within all this realm of choicelessness, we do choose how we shall live--Courageously or in cowardice, Honorably or dishonorably, With purpose or adrift. We decide what is important and what is trivial. What makes us significant is what we DO, Or REFUSE TO DO. WE DECIDE and WE CHOOSE--and so we give definition to our lives. (Quote by - Joseph Epstein)

Humility is not cowardice. Meekness is not weakness. Humility and meekness are indeed spiritual powers. (Quote by - Swami Sivananda)

Cowardice asks the question, 'Is it safe?' Expediency asks the question, 'Is it politic?' But conscience asks the question, 'Is it right?' And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular but because conscience tells one it is right. (Quote by - Martin Luther King Jr.)

I hate those men who would send into war youth to fight and die for them; the pride and cowardice of those old men, making their wars that boys must die. (Quote by - Mary Roberts Rinehart)

Moral cowardice that keeps us from speaking our minds is as dangerous to this country as irresponsible talk. The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character. (Quote by - Margaret Chase Smith)

In our relations with Russia you need to be patient and avoid provocations, but if events like the recent ones take place, you have to tell the truth -- cowardice is only an encouragement. (Quote by - Jaroslaw Kaczynski)

Life is languished away in the gloom of anxiety, and consumed in collecting resolutions which the next morning dissipates; in forming purposes which we scarcely hope to keep, and reconciling ourselves to our own cowardice by excuses which, while we. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

There is a level of cowardice lower than that of the conformist: the fashionable non-conformist. (Quote by - Ayn Rand)

You know that she was the sacrifice on the altar of David Graham's ego, his cowardice, his utter lack of humanity. (Quote by - Michele Hartmann)

One who is in a perilous emergency thinks with his legs. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

As long as greed, stupidity and cowardice remain a part of the human condition, there will be a constituency for Democrats. (Quote by - Jack Kelly)

Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards; they simply unveil them to the eyes of men. (Quote by - Bishop Westcott)

When you disarm the people, you commence to offend them and show that you distrust them either through cowardice or lack of confidence, and both of these opinions generate hatred. (Quote by - Niccolo Machiavelli)

The opposite of bravery is not cowardice but conformity. (Quote by - Dr. Robert Anthony)

To see the right and not to do it is cowardice. (Quote by - Confucius)

What happened today was the act of cowards. Often people who do these things scurry back into the gutters they came from. I can say with confidence that we will spare no effort to track down and punish those responsible. It's important for the world to know that our nation will not bow to terrorists and faceless acts of cowardice. (Quote by - Heather Wilson)

In unanimity there may well be either cowardice or uncritical thinking. (Quote by - Donald Rumsfeld)

Women have not yet realized the cowardice that resides, for if they should decide to do so, they would be able to fight you until death; and to prove that I speak the truth, amongst so many women, I will be the first to act, setting an example for them to follow. (Quote by - Veronica Franco)

In the bottle discontent seeks for comfort, cowardice for courage, and bashfulness for confidence. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

A high heart ought to bear calamities and not flee them, since in bearing them appears the grandeur of the mind and in fleeing them the cowardice of the heart. (Quote by - Pietro Aretino)

Courage is often lack of insight, whereas cowardice in many cases is based on good information. (Quote by - Peter Ustinov)

Since I no longer expect/ anything from mankind except/ madness,/ meanness, and mendacity;/ egotism,/ cowardice,/ and/ self-delusion,/ I have stopped/ being a/ misanthrope. (Quote by - Irving Layton)

Innocence can be redefined and called stupidity. Honesty can be called gullibility. Candor becomes lack of common sense. Interest in your work can be called cowardice. Generosity can be called soft-headedness, and observe : the former is disturbing. (Quote by - Abraham Maslow)


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