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Coward Quotes :

If you leave without a fight, you will get the name of a coward.

Rajinikanth

I am actually a terrible coward. Fear is a constant fact of my life.

Trevor McDonald

It is the coward who fawns upon those above him. It is the coward who is insolent whenever he dares be so.

Junius

The coward’s weapon, poison.

John Fletcher

I’ve rarely gotten a good review in my life, yet, to paraphrase Noel Coward, I am happy to console myself with the bitter palliative of commercial success.

Steven Weber

It is better to be the widow of a hero than the wife of a coward.

Dolores Ibarruri

I love watching ‘UFC’ – Ultimate Fighting Championship – I don’t know why, because I’m more of a coward than a fighter, but I seem to be very drawn to these blokes actually smashing each other to bits.

Marc Warren

Mr. Snowden is a coward who has chosen to run.

Chuck Schumer

I run; I am a coward at heart. I swear, when I smell violence or aggression the coward comes out in me. I have no desire to fight anybody except myself.

Rutger Hauer

I am such a coward when it comes to political arguments. I tend to sort of recoil rather than engage.

John Lithgow

Only a coward will use a gun to protect and get respect for themselves.

Emmanuel Jal

Courage and conviction are powerful weapons against an enemy who depends only on fists or guns. Animals know when you are afraid; a coward knows when you are not.

David Seabury

I am all for cracking down on inappropriate digital behaviour. Too often the connected world is an excuse for some coward hiding behind a keyboard to bully someone else.

Tony Parsons

If any man has left us for fear of Nero, I shall not account him a coward; but I shall hail as a philosopher any man who has been superior to this fear, and I shall teach him all I know.

Apollonius of Tyana

I’m not the type of person to give up just because something gets rough. That’s a coward. That’s not me.

Kevin Garnett

Since cowardice must occur at a time and place where an enemy either has already appeared or may yet turn up, servicemen in peacetime – and ordinary civilians – can breathe a sigh of relief. If you are yellow-bellied back home, you’re not technically a coward.

Charles Duhigg

Whatever any boxer does in the ring, I don’t think any reporter should call him a coward. Anyone who does that I lose complete respect for. There’s a difference between being a coward and being scared, or apprehensive. Different fighters have got different mentalities.

David Haye

Using a gun is a coward’s way to hurt someone.

Ashley Walters

Even if you’ve been a coward all your life, death is a heroic act.

Abi Morgan

The first play I ever saw – I was in junior high school – was a high school production of Noel Coward’s ‘Blithe Spirit,’ which seemed to me absolutely magical.

Terry Teachout

Slow, skinny, and an utter countryside coward: I lived in dread of nettles, spiders, and the very sound of a wasp. As a victim, I was beneath the dignity of the bullies in my year but fair game to the ones in the year below.

Robert Webb

Hey, I’m like the Wayne Gretsky of the entertainment biz – I have other people do my dirty work while I skate around and get to be a nice guy. What can I say? I’m a coward.

Paul Feig

To be called a coward, I don’t think that’s fair.

Rodney Alexander

I guess I wanted to show people, among other things, that you don’t have to be a hero to get through cancer. You can be a craven coward and get through. You have to stay on your medication and take your treatments, that’s all.

Harvey Pekar

The man who gets drunk in peacetime is a coward. The man who gets drunk in wartime goes on being a coward.

Jose Bergamin

I’m not temperamentally into high comedy. I’m not a Noel Coward kind of girl.

Kelly Reilly

The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.

Umberto Eco

‘Brave’ is very specific and extremely personal. It can’t be judged by people on the outside. Just can’t. Sometimes brave means letting everyone else think you’re a coward. Sometimes brave is letting everyone else down but yourself.

Glennon Doyle Melton

Only the brave know how to forgive… a coward never forgave; it is not in his nature.

Laurence Sterne

A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God’s truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.

John Calvin

While President Bush likes to project an image of strength and courage, the real truth is that in the presence of his large financial contributors, he is a moral coward.

Al Gore

All trembling, I reached the Falls of Niagara, and oh, what a scene! My blood shudders still, although I am not a coward, at the grandeur of the Creator’s power; and I gazed motionless on this new display of the irresistible force of one of His elements.

John James Audubon

I’m a complete coward in real life.

Seth Rogen

I would say that the war correspondent gets more drinks, more girls, better pay, and greater freedom than the soldier, but at this stage of the game, having the freedom to choose his spot and being allowed to be a coward and not be executed for it is his torture.

Robert Capa

A sniper’s primary goal is to eliminate ground threats for U.S. guys on the ground. Is that what a coward is? A person whose goal is to save the lives of his warrior brothers?

Dakota Meyer

I was a bit of a coward when I was small. I was terribly frightened of the dark.

Aung San Suu Kyi

I’m a bit of a coward, and lazy, oddly enough.

Stephen Fry

President Kennedy was willing to go to war. He was not a coward. The man had been in war and so had Ken O’Donnell. He was ready to protect this nation, but he was not ready for a military solution just because it was being rammed down his throat.

Kevin Costner

I am not a coward.

Stone Cold Steve Austin

A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward.

Jean Paul

I’m a charming coward; I fight with words.

Carl Reiner

I’d like to see one person – just one – who would own up to having been a coward.

Edith Piaf

Timothy McVeigh was a coward. Violence is the stupid way out. It’ll discredit any real legitmate movement.

Glenn Beck

You know what, I’m a big coward and I’m really afraid of live audiences.

Kate Bosworth

A coward is not someone who goes right to your face and tells you exactly how it is. A coward is someone who walks away.

The Miz

The difference between a hero and a coward is one step sideways.

Gene Hackman

I have always been a coward as a child. I am not very brave. I am very aware of the fact that I am not very gutsy.

Cai Guo-Qiang

To be scrupulously honest, I only met Noel Coward twice in my life, and then briefly, but I heard so much about him at home when I was growing up that I always felt I knew him well.

Michael Korda

There have been many gay knights in the past – like Sir Noel Coward or Sir John Gielgud.

Ian Mckellen

You write in songs what you’re too scared to write in real life, and then you sing the songs to loads of people instead of telling it to the person you should be telling it to… Songs are a great way of dealing with those issues but kind of a coward’s way as well.

Winston Marshall

I’m such a coward that unless I get a good writer, I don’t want to make a picture.

Howard Hawks

Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best; it removes all that is base. All men are afraid in battle. The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty. Duty is the essence of manhood.

George S. Patton

That man is not truly brave who is afraid either to seem or to be, when it suits him, a coward.

Edgar Allan Poe

He who despairs of the human condition is a coward, but he who has hope for it is a fool.

Albert Camus

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

Mahatma Gandhi

It is vain for the coward to flee; death follows close behind; it is only by defying it that the brave escape.

Voltaire

A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.

Thomas Jefferson

You cannot be a hero without being a coward.

George Bernard Shaw

The coward only threatens when he is safe.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

What has violence ever accomplished? What has it ever created? No martyr’s cause has ever been stilled by an assassin’s bullet. No wrongs have ever been righted by riots and civil disorders. A sniper is only a coward, not a hero; and an uncontrolled or uncontrollable mob is only the voice of madness, not the voice of the people.

Robert Kennedy

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

Bertrand Russell

None but a coward dares to boast that he has never known fear.

Bertrand Russell

Coward: One who, in a perilous emergency, thinks with his legs.

Ambrose Bierce

Freedom itself was attacked this morning by a faceless coward, and freedom will be defended.

George W. Bush

A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God’s truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.

Pearl S. Buck

Despair gives courage to a coward.

Thomas Fuller

The brave man inattentive to his duty, is worth little more to his country than the coward who deserts in the hour of danger.

Andrew Jackson

Luck is everything… My good luck in life was to be a really frightened person. I’m fortunate to be a coward, to have a low threshold of fear, because a hero couldn’t make a good suspense film.

Alfred Hitchcock

A team is where a boy can prove his courage on his own. A gang is where a coward goes to hide.

Mickey Mantle

An Indian respects a brave man, but he despises a coward.

Chief Joseph

If I’m scared and I’m a coward, why do you guys want to see me fight?

Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

I know you are here to kill me. Shoot, coward, you are only going to kill a man.

Che Guevara

I’m a hero with coward’s legs.

Spike Milligan

It is a law of human nature that in victory even the coward may boast of his prowess, while defeat injures the reputation even of the brave.

Sallust

Some people are cowards… I think by and large a third of people are villains, a third are cowards, and a third are heroes. Now, a villain and a coward can choose to be a hero, but they’ve got to make that choice.

Tom Hanks

Conscience is a coward, and those faults it has not strength enough to prevent it seldom has justice enough to accuse.

Oliver Goldsmith

Cold and fire has a way of creeping into the tiniest crack in your courage and finding that coward.

Tim Kennedy