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
Breathtaking Valor quotations
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
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.
Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul.
As for marigolds, poppies, hollyhocks, and valorous sunflowers, we shall never have a garden without them, both for their own sake, and for the sake of old-fashioned folks, who used to love them.
By their victory, the 3rd, 4th and 5th Marine Divisions and other units of the Fifth Amphibious Corps have made an accounting to their country which only history will be able to value fully. Among the Americans who served on Iwo Island, uncommon valor was a common virtue.
In valor there is hope.
This is the violet hour, the hour of hush and wonder, when the affectations glow and valor is reborn, when the shadows deepen along the edge of the forest and we believe that, if we watch carefully, at any moment we may see the unicorn.
Love your life, perfect your life, beautify all things in your life.
Among the men who fought on Iwo Jima, uncommon valor was a common virtue.
Often war is waged only in order to show valor;
thus an inner dignity is ascribed to war itself, and even some philosophers have praised it as an ennoblement of humanity, forgetting the pronouncement of the Greek who said, 'War is an evil in as much as it produces more wicked men than it takes away.'
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.
Maybe as times get worse we get better.
Our pain makes us feel other people's too; our fear lets us practice valor; we are tense, and tender as well. And among the things we can no longer afford are things we never really wanted anyway.
Abuse no one and no thing, for abuse turns the wise ones to fools and robs the spirit of its vision.
The valor that struggles is better than the weakness that endures.
When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength.
Trouble no one about their religion; respect others in their view and demand that they respect yours.
War is awful. Nothing, not the valor with which it is fought nor the nobility of the cause it serves, can glorify war. War is wretched beyond description and only a fool or a fraud could sentimentalize its cruel reality. Whatever is won in war, it is loss the veteran remembers.
Valor grows by daring, fear by holding back.
To acquire money requires valor, to keep money requires prudence, and to spend money well is an art.
The closest fires were near enough for us to hear the crackling flames and the yells of firemen. Little fires grew into big ones even as we watched. Big ones died down under the firemen's valor only to break out again later.
(Scottish Terriers) have all the compactness of a small dog and all the valor of a big one. And they are so exceedingly sturdy that it is proverbial that the only thing fatal to them is being run over by an automobile - in which case the car itself knows it has been in a fight.
To challenge norms, presuppositions, practices in communities across this country - where the unconscious valorization and celebration of whiteness and conscious resistance to trying to grapple with black and brown and other peoples of color's ideas and identities - makes a huge difference.
Perfect Valor is to do, without a witness, all that we could do before the whole world.
Valor is of no service, chance rules all, and the bravest often fall by the hands of cowards.
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.
Valor consists in the power of self recovery.
In a false quarrel there is no true valor.
Mr. Lincoln was generous by nature, and though his whole heart was in the war, he could not but respect the valor of those opposed to him. His soul was too great for the narrow, selfish views of partisanship. Brave by nature himself, he honored bravery in others, even his foes.
The Way of a Warrior is based on humanity, love, and sincerity;
the heart of martial valor is true bravery, wisdom, love, and friendship. Emphasis on the physical aspects of warriorship is futile, for the power of the body is always limited.
Real valor consists not in being insensible to danger;
but in being prompt to confront and disarm it.
Wherever valor true is found, true modesty will there abound.
Valor is common but great souls are rare.
The better part of valor is to spend it learning to live with differences, however hostile, unless and until we can find another planet.