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  • The agricultural population produces the bravest men, the most valiant soldiers,46 and a class of citizens the least given of all to evil designs.

    Courage   Men   Class  
    "The Natural History of Pliny".
  • No hardy perennial has the enduring quality of hope. Cut it to the roots, stamp it underfoot, let frost and fire work their will, and still some valiant shoot will push, to grow again on such scanty fare as it can find. Only time and the cruel quicklime of fact can destroy that stubborn urgency.

    Hope   Cutting   Fire  
    Rachel Field (1946). “And Now Tomorrow”
  • O what their joy and their glory must be, Those endless sabbaths the blessed ones see! crowns for the valiant, for weary ones rest: God shall be all, and in all ever blest. Truly Jerusalem name we that shore, vision of peace that brings hope evermore; wish and fulfillment shall severed be ne'er, nor the thing prayed for come short of the prayer.

    Peace   Prayer   Blessed  
  • This knight was indeed a valiant gentleman; but not a little given to romance, when he spake of himself.

    E. S. de Beer (ed.) 'The Diary of John Evelyn' (1955) vol. 3, p. 40 (6 September 1651)
  • That island of England breeds very valiant creatures; their mastiffs are of unmatchable courage.

    William Shakespeare (2013). “Second Tetralogy In Plain and Simple English: Includes Richard II, Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, and Henry V”, p.765, BookCaps Study Guides
  • This man, lady, hath robb'd many beasts of their particular additions: he is as valiant as a lion, churlish as the bear, slow as the elephant-a man into whom nature hath so crowded humours that his valour is crush'd into folly, his folly sauced with discretion.

    Crush   Men   Elephants  
    William Shakespeare, George Steevens, Samuel Johnson, Isaac Reed (1793). “The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes : with the Corrections and Illustrations of Various Commentators”, p.229
  • Vow to be valiant. Resolve to be radiant. Determine to be dynamic. Strive to be sincere. Aspire to be attuned.

    Attitude   Sincere   Vow  
  • Defeat is for the valiant. Only they will know the honour of losing and the joy of winning I am not here to tell you that defeat is a part of life: we all know that. Only the defeated know Love. Because it is in the realm of love that we fight our first battles – and generally lose. I am here to tell you that there are people who have never been defeated. They are the ones who never fought. They managed to avoid scars, humiliations, feelings of helplessness, as well as those moments when even warriors doubt the existence of God.’’ Manuscript Found In Accra – Paulo Coelho

  • How valiant to deny the importance of money when it is had in abundance.

    Astra Taylor (2014). “The People's Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age”, p.62, Macmillan
  • Is it not a great temptation to be so valiant in imagination and so cowardly in execution?

  • That's a valiant flea that dares eat his breakfast on the lip of a lion.

    William Shakespeare, J. M. Jephson (1866). “The Works of William Shakespeare”, p.454
  • Courage ought to be guided by skill, and skill armed by courage. Neither should hardiness darken wit, nor wit cool hardiness. Be valiant as men despising death, but confident as unwonted to be overcome.

    Courage   Men   Skills  
    Sir Philip Sidney, Jane Porter (1807). “Aphorisms of Sir Philip Sidney: With Remarks”, p.68
  • Strength of numbers is the delight of the timid. The Valiant in spirit glory in fighting alone.

    Mahatma Gandhi, Mohandas Gandhi, Homer A. Jack (2005). “The Wit and Wisdom of Gandhi”, p.54, Courier Corporation
  • Where I could not be honest, I never yet was valiant.

    William Shakespeare (1793). “The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the Corrections and Illustrations of Various Commentators. To which are Added Notes”, p.262
  • If you are very valiant, it is a god, I think, who gave you this gift.

  • He discusses his service in Iraq, the wounds he suffered there and he says to me in this ad, until you have the guts to call me a phony soldier to my face, stop telling lies about my service. You know, this is such a blatant use of a valiant combat veteran, lying to him about what I said, and then strapping those lies to his belt, sending him out via the media and a TV ad, to walk into as many people as he can walk into.

    Lying   Stupid   Media  
    "Countdown" with Keith Olbermann, October 4, 2007.
  • Oh, what a valiant faculty is hope, that in a mortal subject, and in a moment, makes nothing of usurping infinity, immensity, eternity, and of supplying its masters indigence, at its pleasure, with all things he can imagine or desire!

    Hope   Desire   Infinity  
    Michel de Montaigne (1894*). “The Essays of Michel de Montaigne”
  • He is not valiant that dares lie; but he that boldly bears calamity.

    Suicide   Lying   Bears  
  • Some people reckoned up all King Harald's (King of Norway) great achievements, and said that nothing would be too difficult for him. But there were others who said that England would be very hard to conquer. It was very populous and the warriors who were known as the king's Housecarls were so valiant, that any one of them was worth two of the best in King Harald's army

    Kings   Warrior   Army  
  • letters are venerable; and the telephone valiant, for the journey is a lonely one, and if bound together by notes and telephones we went in company, perhaps - who knows? - we might talk by the way.

    Virginia Woolf (2007). “Selected Works of Virginia Woolf”, p.68, Wordsworth Editions
  • In no way was I intending to say, nor have I ever thought, that the men and women who defend our nation in uniform are anything but courageous and valiant, and I offer my apologies to anyone who took it wrong.

    Apology   Men   Uniforms  
    "Maher Apologizes for 'Cowards' Remark". September 20, 2001.
  • Being true to one's duty is a mark of true disciples of the Lord and the children of God. Be valiant in your duty. Stay in step. Do not fail in your most important task, that of keeping your second estate. Be true to your duty, for it will bring you to God.

  • To move is to stir, and to be valiant is to stand; therefore, if tou art mov'd, thou runst away. (To be angry is to move, to be brave is to stand still. Therefore, if you're angry, you'll run away.)

    Running   Art   Moving  
  • My parents read the comics to me, and I fell in love with comic strips. I've collected them all of my life. I have a complete collection of all the "Buck Rogers" Sunday funnies and daily paper strips, I have all of "Prince Valiant" put away, all of "Tarzan," which appeared in the Sunday funnies in 1932 right on up through high school. So I've learned a lot from reading comics as a child.

    "I Graduated from the Library: An Interview with Ray Bradbury". Interview with Brendan Dowling, November/December 2002.
  • Would it not grieve a woman to be over-mastered by a piece of valiant dust? to make an account of her life to a clod of wayward marle?

    Grieving   Dust   Wife  
    'Much Ado About Nothing' (1598-9) act 2, sc. 1, l. [64]
  • In our culture, snails are not considered valiant animals - we are constantly exhorting people to "come out of their shells" - but there's a lot to be said for taking your home with you wherever you go.

    Integrity   Home   Animal  
    "The Power of Introverts: A Manifesto for Quiet Brilliance". Interview with Gareth Cook, January 24, 2012.
  • Thou slave, thou wretch, thou coward! Thou little valiant, great in villainy! Thou ever strong upon the stronger side! Thou Fortune's champion, that dost never fight But where her humorous ladyship is by To teach thee safety.

    William Shakespeare, George Steevens (1811). “The Plays of William Shakspeare: Accurately Printed from the Text of the Corrected Copy Left by the Late George Steevens. With a Selection of Explanatory and Historical Notes, from the Most Eminent Commentators; a History of the Stage, a Life of Shakespeare, &c.[edited] by Alexander Chalmers”, p.231
  • For nearly six thousand years, God has held you in reserve to make your appearance in the final days before the Second Coming of the Lord. . . . God has saved for the finalinning some of His strongest and most valiant children, who will help bear off the kingdom triumphantly. That is where you come in, for you are the generation that must be prepared to meet your God. . . .

  • I love the man that is modestly valiant; that stirs not till he most needs, and then to purpose. A continued patience I commend not.

    Men   Needs   Purpose  
    Owen Feltham (1840). “Resolves: divine, moral and political”, p.93
  • He who would valiant be against all disaster; let him in constancy follow the Master. There's no discouragement shall make him once relent; his first avowed intent to be a pilgrim.

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