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    A coward boasting of his courage may deceive strangers, but he is
    a laughing-stock to those who know him.
    [Lat., Virtutis expers verbis jactans gloriam
    Ignotos fallit, notis est derisui.]

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There are at least two kinds of cowards. One kind always lives with himself, afraid to face the world. The read more

There are at least two kinds of cowards. One kind always lives with himself, afraid to face the world. The other kind lives with the world, afraid to face himself.

by Roscoe Snowden Found in: Cowards Quotes,
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Hatred is the coward's revenge for being intimidated.

Hatred is the coward's revenge for being intimidated.

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The coward wretch whose hand and heart can bear to torture ought below, Is ever first to quail and start read more

The coward wretch whose hand and heart can bear to torture ought below, Is ever first to quail and start from the slightest pain or equal foe.

by Eliza Cook Found in: Cowards Quotes,
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How many cowards whose hearts are all as false
As stairs of sand, wear yet upon their chins
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How many cowards whose hearts are all as false
As stairs of sand, wear yet upon their chins
The beards of Hercules and frowning Mars,
Who inward searched, have livers white as milk!

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Wouldst thou have that
Which thou esteem'st the ornament of life,
And live a coward in thine read more

Wouldst thou have that
Which thou esteem'st the ornament of life,
And live a coward in thine own esteem,
Letting 'I dare not' wait upon 'I would,'
Like the poor cat i' th' adage?

by William Shakespeare Found in: Cowards Quotes,
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Thou dost shame
That bloody spoil. Thou slave, thou wretch, thou coward!
Thou little valiant, great in read more

Thou dost shame
That bloody spoil. Thou slave, thou wretch, thou coward!
Thou little valiant, great in villainy!
Thou ever strong upon the stronger side!
Thou fortune's champion, that dost never fight
But when her humorous ladyship is by
To teach thee safety!

by William Shakespeare Found in: Cowards Quotes,
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Cowards are cruel, but the brave
Love mercy, and delight to save.

Cowards are cruel, but the brave
Love mercy, and delight to save.

by John Gay Found in: Cowards Quotes,
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When all the blandishments of life are gone,
The coward sneaks to death, the brave live on.

When all the blandishments of life are gone,
The coward sneaks to death, the brave live on.

by Dr. George Sewell Found in: Cowards Quotes,
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A coward, a most devout coward; religious in it.

A coward, a most devout coward; religious in it.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Cowards Quotes,
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