If one took no chances, one would not fly at all. Safety lies in the judgment of the chances one takes. That judgment, in turn, must rest upon one’s outlook on life. Any coward can sit in his home and criticize a pilot for flying into a mountain in fog. But I would rather, by far, die on a mountainside than in bed.
I would rather be a coward than brave because people hurt you when you are brave.
Patience has its limits. Take it too far, and it's cowardice.
A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.
I am, and always have been, a revolutionary writer, because our laws make law impossible; our liberties destroy all freedom; our property is organized robbery; our morality is an impudent hypocrisy; our wisdom is administered by inexperienced or mal-experienced dupes, our power wielded by cowards and weaklings, and our honor false in all its points. I am an enemy of the existing order for good reasons.
Many would be cowards if they had courage enough.
Fearlessness is the first requisite of spirituality. Cowards can never be moral.
There are several good protections against temptations, but the surest is cowardice.
A brave man dies but once, a coward many times.