It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.
It is hard to be brave, when you’re only a Very Small Animal.
The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it.
We become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave actions.
You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you.
To believe yourself brave is to be brave; it is the one only essential thing.
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)