Quotes with brave
We become just by performing just action, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave action.
A sober man may become a drunkard through being a coward. A brave man may become a coward through being a drunkard.
Charles Dickens (1906)
Neither a wise man or a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.
In TIME magazine (October 6, 1952)
Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.
We can not dedicate, we can not consecrate, we can not hallow this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract.
The Gettysburg Address speech on November 19, 1863.
The world is in a constant conspiracy against the brave. It's the age-old struggle: the roar of the crowd on the one side, and the voice of your conscience on the other.
A book is like a man -- clever and dull, brave and cowardly, beautiful and ugly. For every flowering thought there will be a page like a wet and mangy mongrel, and for every looping flight a tap on the wing and a reminder that wax cannot hold the feathers firm too near the sun.
Writers at Work (1977)