Quotations on Cowards

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Blair... is accusing us of executing British soldiers. We want to tell him that we have not executed anybody. They are either killed in battle, most of them get killed because they are cowards anyway, the rest they just get captured.
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
(Keywords: Battle, Cowards, Rest, Soldiers, Want)

When it comes to cars, only two varieties of people are possible - cowards and fools.
- Russell Baker
(Keywords: People, Cowards, Fools)

I am not accustomed to pay fulsome compliments to the English, by telling them that they are superior to all the world; but this I can say, that they do not deserve the name of cowards.
- Richard Cobden
(Keywords: Compliments, Cowards, English, Name, World)

Bullies are always cowards at heart and may be credited with a pretty safe instinct in scenting their prey.
- Anna Julia Cooper
(Keywords: Heart, Cowards, Instinct, May, Pretty)

The free nations of the world will not be pushed around by terrorist cowards whose goal is to spread fear and destruction and destroy our liberty and way of life.
- Eliot Engel
(Keywords: Life, Fear, Goal, Cowards, Destruction, Liberty, Nations, Will, World)

You, too, women, cast away all the cowards from your embraces; they will give you only cowards for children, and you who are the daughters of the land of beauty must bear children who are noble and brave.
- Giuseppe Garibaldi
(Keywords: Beauty, Women, Children, Cowards, Daughters, Land, Will)

Cowards are cruel, but the brave love mercy and delight to save.
- John Gay
(Keywords: Love, Cowards, Delight, Mercy)

Reflection makes men cowards.
- William Hazlitt
(Keywords: Men, Cowards, Reflection)

Though this nation has proudly thought of itself as an ethnic melting pot, in things racial we have always been and continue to be, in too many ways, essentially a nation of cowards.
- Eric Holder
(Keywords: Thought, Cowards, Nation)

Those who were cowards never started, and those who were weak were lost on the way, but the brave find a home in every land.
- Walter Knott
(Keywords: Home, Cowards, Land)

This is a formidable enemy. To dismiss it as a bunch of 'cowards' perpetuating 'senseless acts of violence' is complacent nonsense. People willing to kill thousands of innocents while they kill themselves are not cowards. They are deadly vicious warriors and need to be treated as such.
- Charles Krauthammer
(Keywords: People, Cowards, Enemy, Nonsense, Violence)

To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
- Abraham Lincoln
(Keywords: Men, Cowards, Protest, Silence, Sin)

We have been the cowards lobbing cruise missiles from 2,000 miles away. That's cowardly. Staying in the airplane when it hits the building, say what you want about it, it's not cowardly.
- Bill Maher
(Keywords: Building, Cowards, Want)

Obstacles are like wild animals. They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can. If they see you are afraid of them... they are liable to spring upon you; but if you look them squarely in the eye, they will slink out of sight.
- Orison Swett Marden
(Keywords: Animals, Cowards, Eye, Obstacles, Sight, Spring, Will)

Death, after all, is the common expectation from birth. Neither heroes nor cowards can escape it.
- Ellis Peters
(Keywords: Death, Cowards, Expectation, Heroes)

In battle it is the cowards who run the most risk; bravery is a rampart of defense.
- Sallust
(Keywords: Battle, Bravery, Cowards, Defense, Risk)

Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.
- William Shakespeare
(Keywords: Death, Cowards, Taste)

People who keep dogs are cowards who haven't got the guts to bite people themselves.
- August Strindberg
(Keywords: People, Cowards, Dogs)

I always disliked dogs, those protectors of cowards who lack the courage to fight an assailant themselves.
- August Strindberg
(Keywords: Courage, Cowards, Dogs, Fight)

Valor is of no service, chance rules all, and the bravest often fall by the hands of cowards.
- Tacitus
(Keywords: Chance, Cowards, Rules, Service, Valor)

Ridicule is a weak weapon when pointed at a strong mind; but common people are cowards and dread an empty laugh.
- Martin Farquhar Tupper
(Keywords: People, Cowards, Mind, Ridicule)

Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards; they simply unveil them to the eyes of men. Silently and imperceptibly, as we wake or sleep, we grow strong or weak; and at last some crisis shows what we have become.
- Brooke Foss Westcott
(Keywords: Men, Cowards, Crisis, Eyes, Heroes, Sleep)

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