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

Perfect valor is to do, without a witness, all that we could do before the whole world.
Francois de la Rochefoucauld valor quote

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

Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul.
— Michel de Montaigne

Valor consists in the power of self recovery.
— valor quotation by Ralph Waldo Emerson