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Cowardice is a feature in which excessive fear and excessive self-interest override doing or telling others what is right, good and helpful in times of need. It's the contrary of bravery. As a label, "cowardice" shows a lack of personality in the face. A coward is thought to succumb to cowardice. Many military judicial codes prohibit combat cowardice as a death-penalty crime (please note the sentence: "dawn shot").

Cowardice Quotes:

Heckling is an act of cowardice. If you want to speak, get up in front of the microphone and speak, don’t sit in the dark hiding. It’s easy to hide and shout and waste people’s time.

Billy Connolly

I often say to people that producing is the best-paid form of cowardice. When you produce things, you almost always get credit if it’s a good record, but you hardly ever get the blame if it’s not! You don’t really take responsibility for your work.

Brian Eno

The seven deadly sins should be updated. We should add an eighth sin: Cowardice.

Gad Saad

Courage is often lack of insight, whereas cowardice in many cases is based on good information.

Peter Ustinov

The notion that the ‘leader’ has the right to ask huge sacrifices of your generation for a notional future paradise – if you’d be good enough to lie down under the wheels of the juggernaut – that sentimental and self-aggrandising rationalisation for brute force and cowardice I felt from adolescence was wrong.

Tom Stoppard

Jesus was loyal to his apostles, with full knowledge of their cowardice. He was loyal to the poor, accepting the criticism of the Pharisees, so the destitute would never feel deserted. He was loyal to his father, accomplishing his will even unto death.

Mother Angelica

Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the dangers that imperil the brave.

Christian Nestell Bovee

Cowardice and courage are never without a measure of affectation. Nor is love. Feelings are never true. They play with their mirrors.

Jean Baudrillard

That’s the biggest act of cowardice, faking injuries.

Jorge Masvidal

The opposite of bravery is not cowardice but conformity.

Robert Anthony

Patience has its limits. Take it too far, and it’s cowardice.

George Jackson

If you want to send a manuscript, send it to an agent. And send a letter first, asking permission. Launch it into the real world of cold-blooded commercial response, not into the fantasyland of wishful thinking, cowardice and surrender to Resistance.

Steven Pressfield

Alas, nothing reveals man the way war does. Nothing so accentuates in him the beauty and ugliness, the intelligence and foolishness, the brutishness and humanity, the courage and cowardice, the enigma.

Oriana Fallaci

Let’s stop hiding behind a pseudo-respect of cultures, in a sickening relativism that’s only a mask for our cowardice, our cynicism, and our powerlessness. I, born Muslim, Moroccan, and French, I will say it to you: Sharia makes me vomit.

Leila Slimani

Falsehood is cowardice, the truth courage.

Hosea Ballou

At the bottom of not a little of the bravery that appears in the world, there lurks a miserable cowardice. Men will face powder and steel because they have not the courage to face public opinion.

Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Ah, yes, superstition: it would appear to be cowardice in face of the supernatural.


There’s nothing but brutality and bravery or cowardice that comes out of war. That’s pretty much it.

Michael Cimino

I think there’s quite a lot of cowardice in music. I don’t mind if it goes wrong, I just want to go for it.

Sophie Ellis-Bextor

Patience has its limits, take it too far and it’s cowardice.

Holbrook Jackson

Japan’s biggest problems are conservatism and cowardice.

Tadashi Yanai

A high heart ought to bear calamities and not flee them, since in bearing them appears the grandeur of the mind and in fleeing them the cowardice of the heart.

Pietro Aretino
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