Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valor of the brave.
One brave deed makes no hero.
Now, gentlemen, let us do something today which the world may talk of hereafter. (before the Battle of Trafalgar, 21 October 1805)
Honorable retreats are no ways inferior to brave charges, as having less fortune, more of discipline, and as much valor.
A brave man who climbs trees is food for their roots.
This will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.
It is not set speeches at the moment of battle that render soldiers brave. The veteran scarcely listens to them, and the recruit forgets them at the first discharge.
One who enters a forest does not listen to the breaking of the twigs in the brush.
None but the brave deserves the fair.