1. You cannot be a hero without being a coward.
2. Cowards do not count in battle; they are there, but not in it.
3. A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God’s truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.
4. Faint heart never won fair lady.
5. He was just a coward and that was the worst luck any many could have.
6. The coward fears the prick of Fate, not he who dares all, becoming himself the dreaded one.
7. For cowards the road of desertion should be left open; they will carry over to the enemy nothing, but their fears.
8. It’s when you run away that you’re most liable to stumble.
9. 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.
10. A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
11. A coward boasting of his courage may deceive strangers, but he is a laughing-stock to those who know him.
12. Cowardice rightly understood begins with selfishness and ends with shame.
13. The coward only threatens when he is safe.
14. There is always a philosophy for lack of courage.
15. The worst cowards, banded together, have their power.
16.That man is not truly brave who is afraid either to seem or to be, when it suits him, a coward.
17. There never was found a man who had courage to acknowledge himself a coward.
18. Cowardice, as distinguished from panic, is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend the functioning of the imagination.
19. A coward is one who in a perilous emergency thinks with his legs.