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"In valor there is hope." - Tacitus

"Valor is the soldier's adornment." - Livy

"Valor is superior to number." - Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus

"Valor is superior to number." - Publius Flavius Vegetius

"The first mark of valor is defence." - Philip Sidney

"Valor is abased by too much loftiness." - Philip Sidney

"What valor cannot win, flattery may." - Publilius Syrus

"Against the flying ball no valor avails." - Martin Luther

"Discretion is the better part of valor." - Anonymous

"Hidden valor is as bad as cowardice." - Proverbs

"Discretion is the better part of valor." - William Shakespeare

"True valor lies between cowardice and rashness." - Miguel De Cervantes

"There is always safety in valor." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Uncommon valor was a common virtue." - Chester W Nimitz

"Distressed valor challenges great respect, even from an enemy." - Plutarch

"Wherever valor true is found, true modesty will there abound." - W. S. Gilbert

"Some nights, valor and cold purpose aren't enough." - Janet Morris

"A sad, wise valor is the brave complexion." - George Herbert

"Approved valor is made precious by natural courtesy." - Philip Sidney

"Valor is the contempt of death and pain." - Tacitus

"Valor consists in the power of self recovery." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I have known men of valor cowards to their wives." - Horace Walpole

"In a false quarrel there is no true valor." - William Shakespeare

"Valor lies just halfway between rashness and cowardice." - Miguel De Cervantes

"True valor, on virtue founded strong, meets all events alike." - David Mallet

"Valor is common but great souls are rare." - Bernard Joseph Saurin

"Valor grows by daring, fear by holding back." - Publilius Syrus

"Fear to do base, unworthy things is valor; if they be one to us, to suffer them is valor too." - Ben Jonson

"It is a brave act of valor to contemn death; but where life is more terrible than death, it is then the truest valor to dare to live." - Thomas Browne

"Among the men who fought on Iwo Jima, uncommon valor was a common virtue." - Chester W Nimitz

"It is not always from valor or from chastity that men are brave, and women chaste." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Courtesy wins woman all as well. As valor may, but he that closes both is perfect." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"Valour that parlies is neare yeelding. [Valor that parleys is near yielding.]" - George Herbert

"Valor would cease to be a virtue, if there were no injustice." - Agesilaus II

"Ser sincero en todo momento debe requerir valor. Yo no sabria hacerlo." - Veronica Roth

"He is as full of valor as of kindness. Princely in both." - William Shakespeare

"True valor is like honesty; it enters into all that a man sees and does." - Josh Billings

"Prudence, patience, labor, valor; these are the stars that rule the career of mortals." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"Courage makes a man more than himself; for he is then himself plus his valor." - William Rounseville Alger

"It is held that valor is the chiefest virtue, and most dignifies the haver." - William Shakespeare

"Go on and increase in valor for this is the path to immortality." - Virgil

"Courage makes a man more than himself; for he is then himself plus his valor." - William R Alger

"Valor, gradually overpowered by the delicious poison of sloth, grows torpid." - Titus Caius Silius Italicus

"Small in number, but their valor tried in war, and glowing." - Virgil

"How strangely high endeavors may be blessed, where piety and valor jointly go." - John Dryden

"Valor would cease to be a virtue, if there were no injustice." - Agesilaus

"No man can answer for his own valor or courage till he has been in danger." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Go on and increase in valor, O boy! this is the path to immortality." - Virgil

"For contemplation he and valor formed, For softness she and sweet attractive grace." - John Milton

"There is no holier spot of ground than where defeated valor lies by mourning beauty crowned" - Henry Timrod

"Go on and increase in valor, O boy! this is the path to immortality." - Seneca the Younger

"Valor was in Nikodemos, unquestionable, and commitment like trees to stand or night to fall." - Janet Morris

"For souls nobly born, valor doesn't await the passing of years" - Pierre Corneille

"I am young, it is true; but in noble souls valor does not wait for years." - Pierre Corneille

"If all men were just there would be no need of valor." - Agesilaus II

"Who asks whether the enemy were defeated by strategy or valor?" - Virgil

"In valor you are their equals; in necessity, the last and strongest weapon, their superiors." - Livy

"The valor that struggles is better than the weakness that endures." - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

"Who asks whether the enemy was defeated by strategy or valor?" - Virgil

"True, I am young, but for souls nobly born valor doesn't await the passing of years." - Pierre Corneille

"America is hope. It is compassion. It is excellence. It is valor." - Paul Tsongas

"Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul." - Michel De Montaigne

"Here, in the dread tribunal of last resort, valor contended against valor. Here brave men struggled and died for the right as God gave them to see the right." - Adlai Stevenson I

"To acquire money requires valor, to keep money requires prudence, and to spend money well is an art." - Berthold Auerbach

"Real valor consists not in being insensible to danger; but in being prompt to confront and disarm it." - Walter Scott

"There is no love-broker in the world can more prevail in man's commendation with woman than report of valor." - William Shakespeare

"Groundless superstition ill befits an army; valor is the only deity that rules in the warrior's breast." - Silius Italicus

"Valor is a gift. Those having it never know for sure whether they have it until the test comes." - Carl Sandburg

"I have heard of some kind of men that put quarrels purposely on others, to taste their valor." - William Shakespeare

"It is war's prize to take all vantages; And ten to one is no impeach of valor." - William Shakespeare

"Where life is more terrible than death, it is then the truest valor to dare to live." - Thomas Browne

"When valor preys on reason, It eats the sword it fights with: I will seek Some way to leave him." - William Shakespeare

"To that dauntless temper of his mind he hath a wisdom that doth guide his valor to act in safety." - William Shakespeare

"The fight of Balaklava - that was a feat of chivalry, fiery with consummate courage and bright with flashing valor." - Benjamin Disraeli

"You are the hare of whom the proverb goes, Whose valor plucks dead lions by the beard." - William Shakespeare

"Perfect valor is to do unwitnessed what we should be capable of doing before all the world." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"That kills himself to avoid misery, fears it; And at the best shows but a bastard valor." - Philip Massinger

"Discretion And hardy valor are the twins of honor, And nurs'd together, make a conqueror; Divided, but a talker." - Francis Beaumont

"It is said of untrue valor that some men's valors are in the eyes of them that look on." - Francis Bacon

"It is war's prize to take all vantages; And ten to one is no impeach of valor." - William Shakespeare

"All else-valor, a good name, glory, everything in heaven and earth-is secondary to the charm of riches." - Horace

"Manhood is melted into courtesies, valor into compliment, and men are only turned into tongue, and trim ones, too." - William Shakespeare

"Honorable retreats are no ways inferior to brave charges, as having less fortune, more of discipline, and as much valor." - Christopher Hart

"Cowardice is not synonymous with prudence. It often happens that the better part of discretion is valor." - William Hazlitt

"Tough times test your valor, persistence and ability to make decisions. They force you to fight for your dreams." - Paulo Coelho

"I am bravery. I am courage. I am valor. I am daring. I am holding a thesaurus." - Demetri Martin

"The better part of valor is discretion, in the which better part I have saved my life." - William Shakespeare

"All else - valor, a good name, glory, everything in heaven and earth - is secondary to the charm of riches." - Horace

"The most desirable quality in a soldier is constancy in the support of fatigue; valor is only secondary." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Death and sorrow will be the companions of our journey; hardship our garment; constancy and valor our only shield." - Winston Churchill

"It often happens that less depends upon the valor of an army than the skill of the leader." - Aristophanes

"Conquest is the missionary of valor, and the hard impact of military virtues beats meanness out of the world." - Walter Bagehot

"Valor is of no service, chance rules all, and the bravest often fall by the hands of cowards." - Tacitus

"The gospel alone liberates you to live a life of scandalous generosity, unrestrained sacrifice, uncommon valor, and unbounded courage." - Tullian Tchividjian

"Who would have known of Hector, if Troy had been happy? The road to valor is built by adversity." - Ovid

"Perfect Valor is to do, without a witness, all that we could do before the whole world." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Perfect Valor is to do, without a witness, all that we could do before the whole world." - Francois De La Rochefouca

"Enjoy the peace your valor won. Let independence be our boast, Ever mindful what it cost; Ever grateful for the prize, Let its altar reach the skies!" - Joseph Hopkinson

"General," said the commander of the delinquent brigade, "I am persuaded that any further display of valor by my troops will bring them into collision with the enemy." - Ambrose Bierce

"There is no greater valor nor no sterner fight. He who would be what he ought to be must stop being what he is." - Meister Eckhart

"Fight valiantly to-day; and yet I do thee wrong to mind thee of it, for thou art framed of the firm truth of valor." - William Shakespeare

"What valor were it, when a cur doth grin, for one to thrust his hand between his teeth, when he might spurn him with his foot away?" - William Shakespeare

"We are much mistaken if we think that men are always brave from a principle of valor, or women chaste from a principle of modesty." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"As the Sandwich Islander believes that the strength and valor of the enemy he kills passes into himself, so we gain the strength of the temptation we resist." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Those who believe that the praises which arise from valor are superior to those which proceed from any other virtues have not considered." - John Dryden

"The moral courage that will face obloquy in a good cause is a much rarer gift than the bodily valor that will confront death in a bad one." - Horace Smith

"The lion is beyond dispute Allow'd the most majestic brute; His valor and his generous mind Prove him superior of his kind." - John Gay

"But dream not helm and harness The sign of valor true; Peace hath higher tests of manhood Than battle ever knew." - John Greenleaf Whittier

"Noble Pity held his hand awhile, and to their choice gave space whether they would prove his valor or his grace." - Edmund Waller

"Thy boisterous locks, no worthy match For valor to assail, nor by the sword But by the barber's razor best subdued." - John Milton

"Love's tongue proves dainty Bacchus gross in taste. For valor, is not Love a Hercules, Still climbing trees in the Hesperides?" - William Shakespeare

"Sleep, soldiers! still in honored rest Your truth and valor wearing: The bravest are the tenderest, - The loving are the daring." - Bayard Taylor

"The Proverbs 31 woman is a star not because of what she does but how she does it-with valor. So do your thing. If it's refurbishing old furniture-do it with valor. If it's keeping up with your two-year-old-do it with valor. If it's fighting against human trafficking . . . leading a company . . . or getting other people to do your work for you-do it with valor. Take risks. Work hard. Make mistakes. Get up the next morning. And surround yourself with people who will cheer you on." - Rachel Held Evans

"We cherish too, the Poppy red That grows on fields where valor led, It seems to signal to the skies That blood of heroes never dies." - Moina Michael

"The better part of valor is to spend it learning to live with differences, however hostile, unless and until we can find another planet." - Barbara Tuchman

"Throughout America today, we honor the dead of our wars. We recall their valor and their sacrifices. We remember they gave their lives so that others might live." - Ronald Reagan

"The Proverbs 31 woman is a star not because of what she does but how she does it-with valor. So do your thing. If it's refurbishing old furniture-do it with valor. If it's keeping up with your two-year-old-do it with valor. If it's fighting against human trafficking . . . leading a company . . . or getting other people to do your work for you-do it with valor. Take risks. Work hard. Make mistakes. Get up the next morning. And surround yourself with people who will cheer you on." - Rachel Held Evans

"I am - your Bliss I am - your Smile I am - your Joy I am - your Rest I am - your Strength I am - your Valor I am - your Wisdom" - Nicholas Roerich

"My valor is certainly going! - it is sneaking off! I feel it oozing out, as it were, at the palm of my hands!" - Richard Brinsley Sheridan

"For not by numbers of men, nor by measure of body, but by valor of soul is war to be decided." - Belisarius

"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" - Elijah Muhammad

"Valor, glory, firmness, skill, generosity, steadiness in battle and ability to rule - these constitute the duty of a soldier. They flow from his own nature." - Bhagavad Gita

"It is a brave act to despise death; but where life is more terrible than death, it is then the truest valor to dare to live." - Thomas Browne

"Forgiveness is the best part of valor...Discretion is easy. It's finding the courage to forgive yourself and others that is hard. [Acheron]" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"My valor is certainly going, it is sneaking off! I feel it oozing out as it were, at the palms of my hands!" - Richard Brinsley Sheridan

"Even against the greatest of odds, there is something in the human spirit - a magic blend of skill, faith, and valor - that can lift men from certain defeat to incredible victory." - Walter Lord

"Arm yourselves, and be ye men of valor, and be in readiness for the conflict; for it is better for us to perish in battle than to look upon the outrage of our nation and our altar." - Winston Churchill

"I told you, sir, they were red-hot with drinking; so full of valor that they smote the air, for breathing in their faces, beat the ground for kissing of their feet." - William Shakespeare

"Zaphod did not want to tangle with them and, deciding that just as discretion is the better part of valor, so was cowardice is the better part of discretion, he valiantly hid himself in a closet." - Douglas Adams

"That immaculate manliness we feel within ourselves, so far within us, that it remains intact though all the outer character seem gone; bleeds with keenest anguish at the undraped spectacle of a valor-ruined man." - Herman Melville

"What an admirable training is science for the more active warfare of life! Indeed, the unchallenged bravery which these studies imply, is far more impressive than the trumpeted valor of the warrior." - Henry David Thoreau

"Men are so charmed with valor that they have pleased themselves with being called lions, leopards, eagles and dragons, from the animals contemporary with us in the geologic formations." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Whatever comes out of despair cannot bear the title of valor, which should be lifted up to such a height that holding all things under itself, it should be able to maintain its greatness, even in the midst of miseries." - Philip Sidney

"...it is a base thing to look to others for your defense instead of depending upon yourself. That defense alone is effectual, sure, and durable which depends upon yourself and your own valor." - Niccolo Machiavelli

"And that's about all any of us can really hope for, to die with our dignity, to die with honor and valor. To die knowing we did everything we could." - Pittacus Lore

"If life is a battle, then my inner scars are medals for valor, for swiftness, for courage, for passion. Evil is the dark-haired brother of Good; they walk hand in hand-always." - Storm Constantine

"And that's about all any of us can really hope for, to die with our dignity, to die with honor and valor. To die knowing we did everything we could." - Pittacus Lore

"Valor gives awe, and promises protection to those who want heart or strength to defend themselves. This makes the authority of men among women, and that of a master buck in a numerous herd." - William Temple

"Not to the ensanguin'd field of death alone Is valor limited: she sits serene In the deliberate council, sagely scans The source of action: weighs, prevents, provides, And scorns to count her glories, from the feats Of brutal force alone." - Tobias Smollett

"Wisdom, valor, justice and learning cannot keep a man in countenance that is possessed of these excellences if he wants that inferior art of line and behavior called good breeding." - Richard Steele

"This is true valor, I hope you know. Legends have sprung from less. All Lancelot did was paddle about in a balmy lake." She smiled. "Lancelot was a knight. You're a viscount. The bar is higher." - Tessa Dare

"Valor is strength, not of legs and arms, but of heart and soul; it consists not in the worth of our horse or our weapons, but in our own." - Michel De Montaigne

"I wonder is it because men are cowards in heart that they admire bravery so much, and place military valor so far beyond every other quality for reward and worship." - William Makepeace Thackeray

"The woman described in Proverbs 31 is not some ideal that exists out there; she is present in each one of us when we do even the smallest things with valor" - Rachel Held Evans

"Death and sorrow will be the companions of our journey; hardship our garment; constancy and valor our only shield. We must be united, we must be undaunted, we must be inflexible." - Winston Churchill

"Your love Should never be offered to the mouth of a Stranger, Only to someone Who has the valor and daring To cut pieces of their soul off with a knife Then weave them into a blanket To protect you." - Hafez

"Valor and power may gain a lasting memory, but where are they when the brave and mighty are departed? Their effects may remain, but they live not in them any more than the fire in the work of the potter." - Hartley Coleridge

"If cowardice were not so completely a coward as to be unable to look steadily upon the effects of courage, he would find that there is no refuge so sure as dauntless valor." - Jane Porter

"Let the world see that this nation can bear prosperity; and that her honest virtue in time of peace is equal to her bravest valor in time of war." - Thomas Paine

"This is true valor, I hope you know. Legends have sprung from less. All Lancelot did was paddle about in a balmy lake." She smiled. "Lancelot was a knight. You're a viscount. The bar is higher." - Tessa Dare



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