Brave men were living before Agamemnon.

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.

There’s a brave fellow! There’s a man of pluck! A man who’s not afraid to say his say, Though a whole town’s against him.

Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.

No man can be brave who thinks pain the greatest evil; nor temperate, who considers pleasure the highest god.

And old rat is a brave rat.

Brave men are all vertebrates; they have their softness on the surface and their toughness in the middle.

Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.

Girls are like apples…the best ones are at the top of the trees. The boys don’t want to reach for the good ones because they are afraid of falling and getting hurt. Instead, they just get the rotten apples that are on the ground that aren’t as good, but easy. So the apples at the top think there is something wrong with them, when, in reality, they are amazing. They just have to wait for the right boy to come along, the one who’s brave enough to climb all the way to the top of the tree…

I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection

At the bottom of a good deal of the bravery that appears in the world there lurks a miserable cowardice. Men will face powder and steel because they cannot face public opinion.

God himself favors the brave.

Toil for the brave! The brave that are no more.

Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.

We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world

The coward calls the brave man rash, the rash man calls him a coward.

A true knight is fuller of bravery in the midst, than in the beginning of danger.

He who is brave is free

We believe faith and freedom must be our guiding stars, for they show us truth, they make us brave, give us hope, and leave us wiser than we were.

Song of the brave, how thrills thy tone As when the Organ’s music rolls; No gold rewards, but song alone, The deeds of great and noble souls. [Ger., Hoch klingt das Lied vom braven Mann, Wie Orgelton und Glockenklang; Wer hohes Muths sich ruhmen kann Den lohnt nicht Gold, den lohnt Gesang.

The skilful employer of men will employ the wise man, the brave man, the covetous man, and the stupid man.

Brave men are brave from the very first.

Bravery is being the only one who knows you’re afraid.

The truly brave, When they behold the brave oppressed with odds, Are touched with a desire to shield and save:– A mixture of wild beasts and demi-gods Are they–now furious as the sweeping wave, Now moved with pity; even as sometimes nods The rugged tree unto the summer wind, Compassion breathes along the savage mind.

True bravery is shown by performing without witness what one might be capable of doing before all the world!

How sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their country’s wishes blest! . . . . By fairy hands their knell is rung, By forms unseen their dirge is sung.

The brave find a home in every land.

The brave man is not he who feels no fear,For that were stupid and irrational;But he, whose noble soul its fear subdues,And bravely dares the danger nature shrinks from.

Without a sign his sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his country’s cause.

The brave man, indeed, calls himself lord of the land, through his iron, through his blood.

We must do our duty and convince the world that we are just friends and brave enemies

We do not live an equal life, but one of contrasts and patchwork; now a little joy, then a sorrow, now a sin, then a generous or brave actio?

‘Tis more brave To live, than to die.

Bravery never goes out of style.

It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.

If you want to execute me, I’ll bring my own [expletive] rope.

Fortune and love favour the brave.

How well Horatius kept the bridge In the brave days of old.

The brave man seeks not popular applause, Nor, overpower’d with arms, deserts his cause; Unsham’d, though foil’d, he does the best he can, Force is of brutes, but honor is of man.

The brave Love mercy, and delight to save.

Tell a man he is brave, and you help him to become so.

A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.