Valour Quotes

Quotes tagged as "valour" (showing 1-18 of 18)
Mark Twain
“It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.”
Mark Twain

David Gemmell
“Nothing of real worth can ever be bought. Love, friendship, honour, valour, respect. All these things have to be earned.”
David Gemmell, Shield of Thunder

William Shakespeare
“Discretion is the better part of valor.”
William Shakespeare

Neil Gaiman
“I don't have a lot of patience for stories in which women are rescued by men.”
Neil Gaiman

Niccolò Machiavelli
“That defense alone is effectual, sure and durable which depends upon yourself and your own valour.”
Niccolò Machiavelli

“But nothing will persuade me that the mere fact of being in a place is enough in itself to justify the effort of getting out of bed to become a tourist, or even a traveller. I don't have the slightest wish to be intrepid. I don't want to prove myself to myself or anyone else. I don't care if no one thinks me brave or hardy. I have no concern at all that I did not have whatever it is I should have had to take a dive out of a plane or off a building. None of that matters to me in the least.”
Jenny Diski, On Trying to Keep Still

Chetan M. Kumbhar
“Winning cannot become your habit unless defeats have torn you apart
and you sit in the battle field
stitching back yourself
one piece at a time
laughing in the faces of all defeats.”
Chetan M. Kumbhar, Panasu The Golden City & The Capasstars

François de La Rochefoucauld
“Perfect valour is to do without witnesses what
one would do before all the world.”
François de La Rochefoucauld, Maxims

Amit Abraham
“Love Is An Act Of Valour.”
Amit Abraham

Sergei Lukyanenko
“To kill the enemy is valorous. To condemn him to torment is infamous. To condemn him to eternal torment is eternal infamy.”
Sergei Lukyanenko, The Last Watch

“To seek is to show valor. To endure is to show strength. To believe all will arise in a time of perfection. There shows trust and faith in you.”
Tania Elizabeth, The Tier of Eternal Grace: The Souls Cry

François de La Rochefoucauld
“True Valour would do all that, when alone, that it could do, if all the World were by.”
François de La Rochefoucauld

Nikita Dudani
“I am not a Damsel In Distress who needs a Prince Charming. I am more of Rani Laxmi Bai who rides a Sturdy Horse.”
Nikita Dudani

Karen Essex
“Can you not see that we still might win? We lost a battle, not a war.”
Karen Essex, Pharaoh

“Did Ahalya know it would turn out like this? Rama has asked for my chastity test. Isn’t death better than this? Isn’t leaving me to my fate better? Why humiliate me like this? Why wage such a war if this is how I was going to be treated?
War is for demonstrating the valour of men. Rama has proved his heroism. He is awaiting the demonstration of his wife’s chastity. Isn’t this what Ahalya called distrust?
Wouldn’t accepting her in trust or rejecting her in distrust be better? What should be done now? Sita’s heart was like a volcano.”
Volga, The Liberation of Sita