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Only cowards insult dying majesty.

Only cowards insult dying majesty.

by Aesop Found in: Cowards Quotes,
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The coward never on himself relies,
But to an equal for assistance flies.

The coward never on himself relies,
But to an equal for assistance flies.

by George Crabbe Found in: Cowards Quotes,
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A coward boasting of his courage may deceive strangers, but he is
a laughing-stock to those who know him.
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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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Who knows himself a braggart,
Let him fear this; for it will come to pass
That every read more

Who knows himself a braggart,
Let him fear this; for it will come to pass
That every braggart shall be found an ass.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Cowards Quotes,
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A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.

A coward gets scared and quits. A hero gets scared, but still goes on.

by Source Unknown Found in: Cowards Quotes,
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Every recreant who proved his timidity in the hour of danger, was
afterwards boldest in words and tongue.
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Every recreant who proved his timidity in the hour of danger, was
afterwards boldest in words and tongue.
[Lat., Ignavissimus quisque, et ut res docuit, in periculo non
ausurus, nimis verbis et lingua feroces.]

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Cowardice, as distinguished from panic, is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend the functioning of the imagination.

Cowardice, as distinguished from panic, is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend the functioning of the imagination.

by Ernest Hemingway 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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You are like the eels of Melun; you cry out before you are
skinned.
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You are like the eels of Melun; you cry out before you are
skinned.
[Fr., Vous semblez les anguilles de Melun; vous criez devant
qu'on vous esorche.]

by Francois Rabelais Found in: Cowards Quotes,
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