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I wonder if it isn't just cowardice instead of generosity that makes us give tips. (Quote by - Will Rogers)

Cowardice, as distinguished from panic, is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend the functioning of the imagination. (Quote by - Ernest Hemingway)

We shall need compromises in the days ahead, to be sure. But these will be, or should be, compromises of issues, not principles. We can compromise our political positions, but not ourselves. We can resolve the clash of interests without conceding our ideals. And even the necessity for the right kind of compromise does not eliminate the need for those idealists and reformers who keep our compromises moving ahead, who prevent all political situations from meeting the description supplied by Shaw: "smirched with compromise, rotted with opportunism, mildewed by expedience, stretched out of shape with wirepulling and putrefied with permeation."(Quote by - )

Dishonesty, cowardice and duplicity are never impulsive. (Quote by - George A. Knight)

As an old soldier I admit the cowardice : it's as universal as sea sickness, and matters just as little. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

Cowardice. is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend functioning of the imagination. (Quote by - Ernest Hemingway)

It could be that our faithlessness is a cowering cowardice born of our very smallness, a massive failure of imagination. If we were to judge nature by common sense or likelihood, we wouldn't believe the world existed. (Quote by - Annie Dillard)

It is the coward who fawns upon those above him. It is the coward who is insolent whenever he dares be so. (Quote by - Junius)

Conscience and cowardice are really the same things. Conscience is the trade-name of the firm. That is all. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

I discovered a very bad financial situation which I wasn't scared to guarantee with my personal wealth. Now I'm leaving with a gesture which has nothing to do with cowardice. (Quote by - Florentino Perez)

To be made fun of and remain silent is cowardice. There is no reason to overlook this fact because one is within the palace. A man who makes fun of people is himself a fool. It was his own fault for being cut down. (Quote by - Lord Naoshige)

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True valor lies half way between cowardice and rashness. (Quote by - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra)

They tell us that suicide is the greatest piece of cowardice. that suicide is wrong; when it is quite obvious that there is nothing in the world to which every man has a more unassailable title than to his own life and person. (Quote by - Arthur Schopenhauer)

A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

I hate liberality - nine times out of ten it is cowardice, and the tenth time lack of principle. (Quote by - Henry Addington)

Perhaps that's cowardice on my part. (Quote by - Carlos Castano)

Don't think of retiring from the world until the world will be sorry that you retire. I hate a fellow whom pride or cowardice or laziness drive into a corner, and who does nothing when he is there but sit and growl. Let him come out as I do, and bark. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Falsehood is cowardice, the truth courage. (Quote by - Hosea Ballou)

To be one's self, and unafraid whether right or wrong, is more admirable than the easy cowardice of surrender to conformity. (Quote by - Irving Wallace)

There are several good protections against temptation, but the surest is cowardice. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

The origin of the absurd idea of immortal life is easy to discover; it is kept alive by hope and fear, by childish faith, and by cowardice. (Quote by - Clarence Darrow)

Why not look instead for evidence of cowardice, secrecy, and dishonesty -- the traits displayed by so many bishops which magnified the crisis into a public scandal?. (Quote by - Francis DeBernardo)

Humanitarianism is the expression of stupidity and cowardice. (Quote by - Adolf Hitler)

Strength is Happiness. Strength is itself victory. In weakness and cowardice there is no happiness. When you wage a struggle, you might win or you might lose. But regardless of the short-term outcome, the very fact of your continuing to struggle is proof of your victory as a human being. (Quote by - Daisaku Ikeda)

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