Cowardice

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  • the trait of lacking courage

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  • the trait of lacking courage

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  • Cowardice: Cowardice is a trait wherein fear and excess self-concern override doing or saying what is right, good and of help to others or oneself in ...
  • The Brand of Cowardice: The Brand of Cowardice is a 1916 silent film starring Lionel Barrymore and released thru Metro Pictures . It is a lost film ...
  • Learning to Cope with Cowardice: Learning to Cope With Cowardice is the debut album of vocalist Mark Stewart , released in 1983 through On-U Sound Records . Accolades ...

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* Don't think of retiring from the world until the world will be sorry that you retire. I hate a fellow whom pride or cowardice or laziness drives into a corner, and who does nothing when he is there but sit and growl. Let him come out as I do, and bark. - Samuel Johnson

* A high heart ought to bear calamities and not flee them, since in bearing them appears the grandeur of the mind and in fleeing them the cowardice of the heart. - Pietro Aretino

* It could be that our faithlessness is a cowering cowardice born of our very smallness, a massive failure of imagination... If we were to judge nature by common sense or likelihood, we wouldn't believe the world existed. - Annie Dillard


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