Courage and Fear

"The brave man carves out his fortune, and every man is the son of his own works."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"None but a coward dares to boast that he has never known fear."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"All the ill that is in us comes from fear, and all the good from love."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Opportunity knocks only once."

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Desperate times call for desperate measures."

Rating: 8.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Who is all-powerful should fear everything."

Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are developed."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The surest way to prevent war is not to fear it."

Rating: 8.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom."

Bertrand Russell
Bertrand Russell "Unpopular Essays"

Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Part of being a hero is knowing when you don't need to be one anymore."

Alan Moore
Alan Moore "Watchmen"

Rating: 7.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Shame arises from the fear of men, conscience from the fear of God."

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear."

Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I base my calculations on the expectation that luck will be against me."

Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"A man of character in peace is a man of courage in war."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Have the courage to live. Anyone can die."

Rating: 3.83 (Number of Voters: 6)

"It is in great dangers that we see great courage."

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Courage is like love; it must have hope to nourish it."

Rating: 8.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"God give me the serenity to accept things which cannot be changed; Give me courage to change things which must be changed ;And the wisdom to distinguish one from the other."

Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"If we survive danger it steels our courage more than anything else."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Marriage is the only adventure open to the cowardly."

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once."

William Shakespeare Julius Caesar
William Shakespeare Julius Caesar

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A brave man dies but once, a coward many times."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior."

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it with use."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If you want to conquer fear, don't sit at home and think about it. Go out and get busy."

Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Sometimes it keeps us alive hope, sometimes habit, and sometimes fear. In the first case this is life, in the other vegetation, in the third hell."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life is a jar, where the honey is just a thin layer on top."

Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction."

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The man who has ceased to fear has ceased to care."

Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Fear of death keeps us from living, not from dying."

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Those who fled will fight another time."

Tertullian "De fuga in persecutione"

Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Conscience and cowardice are really the same things. Conscience is the trade name of the firm, that is all."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The courage of a soldier is found to be the cheapest and most common quality of human nature."

Edward Gibbon
Edward Gibbon "The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire"

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It is not power that corrupts but fear. The fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it, and fear of the scourge of power corrupts those who are subject to it."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy."

F. Scott Fitzgerald
F. Scott Fitzgerald "The Crack-Up, Notebook E"

Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Hatred is the coward's revenge for being intimidated."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Any coward can fight a battle when he's sure of winning; but give me the man who has pluck to fight when he's sure of losing. That's my way, sir; and there are many victories worse than a defeat."

George Eliot
George Eliot "Scenes of Clerical Life"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others."

Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Unhappy the land that is in need of heroes."

Bertolt Brecht
Bertolt Brecht "Life of Galileo"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"And the simple step of a simple courageous man is not to take part in the lie, not to support deceit. Let the lie come into the world, even dominate the world, but not through me."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Of all the liars in the world, sometimes the worst are your own fears."

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."

Rating: 9.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself."

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Courage is the path that leads from fear to action."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Falsehood is invariably the child of fear in one form or another."

Aleister Crowley
Aleister Crowley "The Confessions of Aleister Crowley"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly."

Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)