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650 Motivational Coward Ghosting Quotes: You Don't Need Them

1. “Ghosting is the rudest and most cowardly thing ever. Be an adult. Be honest.”


2. “Maybe that’s why you love ghosting so much. Maybe you’re such a coward you hate showing your real self. I mean you’re right, who’d praise a scaredy cat personality?”


3. “A guy who ghosts you after making you like him is only a coward who is not good enough for love.”


4. “Ghosting is the action of exhibiting the nonexistence of character, integrity & respect; increasingly common among self centered cowards.” — Sassy Sister.


5. “I was the one who loved you even though you gave me a thousand reasons not to. I guess I should have known better. In the end, you ghosted and left me like a coward.”


6. “Guy ghosting happens when a coward boy is too scared to say NO.”


7. “Gets ghosted—thank you for the 15-day free trial, I would not like to continue your cowardly services.”


8. “Being ghosted is not a bad thing. The person you didn’t really need in your life vanished automatically. What’s better than that?”


9. “It is vain for the coward to flee; death follows close behind; it is only by defying it that the brave escape.” – Voltaire


10. ‘Star quality: I don't know what it is,but I've got it.’


11. ‘Grab it while you can — grab every scrap of happiness while you can’


12. “Since you don’t have the decency to let me know you are no longer interested, I’ll help you out by blocking you.”


13. “Conscience is a coward, and those faults it has not strength enough to prevent it seldom has justice enough to accuse.” ~ Oliver Goldsmith


14. “It is the coward who fawns upon those above him. It is the coward who is insolent whenever he dares be so.” – Junius


15. “To be one’s self. and unafraid whether right or wrong. is more admirable than the easy cowardice of surrender to conformity.” – Irving Wallace


16. ‘An Englishman is the highest example of a human being who is a free man.’


17. “The opposite for courage is not cowardice. it is conformity. Even a dead fish can go with the flow.” – Jim Hightower


18. “The coward sneaks to death; the brave live on.” – George Sewell


19. “- Mike Waters: You're calling me a coward? You fat duck!


20. “You broke my heart with silence. You couldn’t even give me the last gift of closure.”


21. “Cowards are cruel, but the brave love mercy and delight to save.” ~ John Gay


22. “Kill me then,” panted Harry, who felt no fear at all, but only rage and contempt. “Kill me like you killed him, you coward —”


23. “Long before morning I knew that what I was seeking to discover was a thing I’d always known. That all courage was a form of constancy. That it is always himself that the coward abandoned first. After this all other betrayals come easily.”


24. “Who cares, that’s Stonewall Jackson’s ghost.” – Ron Burgundy


25. “You have to keep your vision clear, cause only a coward lives in fear.” ― Nas


26. “I, for one, consider myself to be an honest and straightforward person. And yet I’ve ghosted... And I’ve told myself, time and time again, that it’s all the fault of the toxic dating culture we’ve created. And at the end of the day, I think that’s what we’re all telling ourselves.” 5


27. “Hey, I know that you probably aren’t thinking about me, but I just wanted to let you know that I have moved on. Buh-bye.”


28. “So you were going to rescue the Prince! Why did you pretend to run away? To deceive the Witch?"


29. ‘Work hard, do the best you can, don't ever lose faith in yourself and take no notice of what other people say about you.’


30. A reminder that Vincent Chase from Entourage is not a real person and does not exist. But I do! And your behavior kind of sucks.


31. “There is no cowardice in removing yourself from a wildly unhealthy and unwinnable situation . . . You shouldn’t feel like you have to play . . . you don’t owe anyone anything. You don’t have to be available to everyone. You can stop.”


32. ‘The ladies of earlier years were far smarter. No pants, drinking, swearing and competing with the boys; they just stayed put and, as a general rule, got their own way and held their gentlemen much longer. It really isn't surprising that homosexuality is becoming as normal as blueberry pie.’


33. “If I could reach as high as my father's shoestrings, my whole life would be justified - and I would stand here before you proudly instead of as the thief and the coward that I am.”


34. “It’s been three weeks since I’ve heard from you, so I want to end things formally. Goodbye.”


35. ‘If we wish to understand some of the youth who grew to manhood in the Great War, we must take a good look at Mr Coward in whom the gaiety and the despair of his generation are exactly mingled.’


36. “Fear of ridicule begets the worst cowardice.” ― André Gide


37. ‘Noël Coward is the most enduring English playwright of the mid-twentieth century.’


38. “When it comes to cars, only two varieties of people are possible – cowards and fools.”


39. “And just like that.. With a single switch button, I turn off my feelings and become a ghost.”


40. “The world is not fair, and often fools, cowards, liars, and the selfish hide in high places.” ~ Bryant H. McGill


41. “Even if you’ve been a coward all your life, death is a heroic act.” – Abi Morgan


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43. “I can’t believe I fell for all your lies and your tricks, but I guess that’s what happens when you are trusting and have a big heart. I will share this heart with someone serious about me.”


44. “He who despairs of the human condition is a coward, but he who has hope for it is a fool.” – Albert Camus


45. “To be one's self. and unafraid whether right or wrong. is more admirable than the easy cowardice of surrender to conformity.”– Irving Wallace


46. “It may…be judged indecent in me to come forward on this occasion; but when I see a fellow-creature about to perish through the cowardice of her pretended friends, I wish to be allowed to speak, that I may say what I know of her character.” – Mary Shelley


47. “A weak man can’t love a strong woman; he won’t know what to do with her. So I am in search of a strong man now, these kitties don’t stand a chance.”


48. “We all have defining moments. It is in these moments that we find our true characters. We become heroes or cowards; truth-tellers or liars; we go forward or we go backward.” ~ Robert Kiyosaki


49. “Reflection makes men cowards.” ~ William Hazlitt


50. “We run from the cops, we run from Radames, we run from security guards, we run from old man Quiles in a fucking bullshit’s store when he comes at us with a bullshit gun. All we do is fuckin’ run, feel like I'm on a goddamn track team.”


51. “It doesn’t bother me now that you ditched me without warning as I now understand that you were meant to be in my past, not my future.”


52. “There must have been moments even that afternoon when Daisy tumbled short of his dreams -- not through her own fault, but because of the colossal vitality of his illusion. It had gone beyond her, beyond everything. He had thrown himself into it with a creative passion, adding to it all the time, decking it out with every bright feather that drifted his way. No amount of fire or freshness can challenge what a man will store up in his ghostly heart.”


53. “The answer is good things only happen to you if you’re good. Good? Honest is more what I mean... Be anything but a coward. a pretender.”


54. “But the only way never to do the wrong thing is never to do anything.”


55. “I know you're scared; we're all scared, but that doesn't mean we are cowards. We can take these skeletons, we can take them, with science.”


56. “A coward talks to everyone but YOU.”


57. It is the disease of cowards, who do not have the courage to speak upfront and so talk behind one's back ... Watch out against the terrorism of gossip! - Author: Pope Francis


58. “That man is not truly brave who is afraid either to seem or to be, when it suits him, a coward.” – Edgar Allan Poe


59. “To the one who ghosted me,


60. Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards; they simply unveil them to our eyes. Silently and imperceptibly, as we wake or sleep, we grow strong or weak; and at last some crisis shows what we have become.” –Brooke Foss Westcott


61. “I know what I bring to the table so trust me when I say I’m not afraid to eat alone.” — Unknown.


62. “All men are timid on entering any fight. Whether it is the first or the last fight, all of us are timid. Cowards are those who let their timidity get the better of their manhood.” ~ George S. Patton


63. “Coward: One who, in a perilous emergency, thinks with his legs.” ~ Ambrose Bierce


64. “I know you are here to kill me. Shoot, coward, you are only going to kill a man.” – Che Guevara


65. ‘To love and be loved is the most important thing in the world but it is often painful.’


66. “When it comes to cars, only two varieties of people are possible – cowards and fools.


67. “Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards; they simply unveil them to the eyes. Silently and imperceptibly, as we wake or sleep, we grow strong or we grow weak, and at last some crisis shows us what we have become.” ~ Brooke Westcott


68. #100 “Cheaters are cowards who’re afraid to say I don’t want you anymore but hang on, let me find a replacement first.”


69. ‘There are probably greater painters than Noël, greater novelists than Noël, greater librettists, greater composers of music, greater singers, greater dancers, greater comedians, greater tragedians, greater stage producers, greater stage directors, greater cabaret artistes, greater TV stars – and so on. If there are, they are fourteen different people. Only one man combined all fourteen different talents – The Master. Noël Coward.’


70. “The significance of self-love and acceptance is never fully understood until someone comes into your life and ghosts you.”


71. “These exhortations to keep safe have made people cowards.” ― Ravish Kumar


72. It seems like you're phone's been dead for two and a half weeks. Let me know if you need to borrow my charger.


73. ‘Work is much more fun than fun.’


74. “It still felt a bit like someone had punched me in the gut when it happened. The disregard is insulting. The lack of closure is maddening. You move on, but not before your self-esteem takes a hit. The only thing worse than being broken up with is realizing that someone didn’t even consider you worth breaking up with.” 7


75. “The opposite of courage is not cowardice; it is conformity. Even a dead fish can go with the flow.” – Jim Hightower


76. “The greatest braggarts are usually the biggest cowards.” ~ Jean-Jacques Rousseau


77. “Your devotion is nothing more than cowardice. You would not be here if you had anywhere else to go.” — Voldemort


78. “Silence becomes cowardice when occasion demands speaking out the whole truth and acting accordingly.” –Mahatma Gandhi


79. “The difference between a brave man and a coward is a coward thinks twice before jumping in the cage with a lion. The brave man doesn’t know what a lion is. He just thinks he does.” ~ Charles Bukowski


80. “In a word, I was too cowardly to do what I knew to be right, as I had been too cowardly to avoid doing what I knew to be wrong.”


81. “I’m sorry, who is this?”


82. “We all have defining moments. It is in these moments that we find our true characters. We become heroes or cowards; truth tellers or liars; we go forward or we go backward.” – Robert Kiyosaki


83. “When it comes to cars, only two varieties of people are possible — cowards and fools.” – Russell Baker


84. “I wonder who would notice, if I disappeared.”


85. “I don’t have the patience to be on and off with someone.”


86. “I’d rather die like a man, than live like a coward”


87. “I left traces, hoping you’d search for me.


88. “Those who live in the past are cowards and losers.” ― Mike Ditka


89. “The trauma given by your ghost is not your fault, but healing it is your responsibility.”


90. “I understand enough. [...] I understand that Jace trusted you and you traded him away to a man who hated his father and probably hates Jace, too, just because you’re too cowardly to live with a curse you deserved.”


91. “Just because someone prioritizes you today doesn’t stop them from treating you as an afterthought tomorrow.”


92. “To see what is right and not to do it is want of courage.”


93. “It is vain for the coward to flee; death follows close behind; it is only by defying it that the brave escape.” ~ Voltaire


94. ‘It's discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit.’


95. “Better to have loved and lost, than to have never loved at all.” — St. Augustine


96. “Not everyone you lose is a loss. Some people come into your life just as a lesson. You better learn it, or they’ll keep coming back.”


97. “A half-truth is the most cowardly of lies.”


98. Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win.


99. ‘Although I never knew him, Coward has had a profound influence on my life.’


100. “The fear of being laughed at makes cowards of us all.” – Mignon McLaughlin


101. “Staying silent is like a slow growing cancer to the soul and a trait of a true coward. There is nothing intelligent about not standing up for yourself. You may not win every battle. However, everyone will at least know what you stood for – you.” ― Shannon L. Alder


102. “There is no cowardice in removing yourself from a wildly unhealthy and unwinnable situation . . . You shouldn't feel like you have to play . . . you don't owe anyone anything. You don't have to be available to everyone. You can stop.” – Scaachi Koul


103. “You can spend your whole life imagining ghosts, worrying about your pathway to the future, but all there will ever be is what’s happening here, and the decisions we make in this moment, which are based in either love or fear.”


104. “Timothy McVeigh was a coward. Violence is the stupid way out. It’ll discredit any real legitimate movement.” ~ Glenn Beck


105. “The nation that will insist on drawing a broad line of demarcation between the fighting man and the thinking man is liable to find its fighting done by fools and its thinking done by cowards.” ― William Francis Butler


106. ‘Consider the public. Treat it with tact and courtesy. It will accept much from you if you are clever enough to win it to your side. Never dear or despise it. Coax it, charm it, interest it, stimulate it, shock it now and then if you must, make it laugh, make it cry and make it think, but above all…never, never, never bore the living hell out of it.’


107. ‘Wouldn't it be dreadful to live in a country where they didn't have tea?’


108. Hey! It seems you're at capacity in your personal life right now and can't hold the appropriate space for me or our relationship. I want to validate where you are while also drawing a healthy boundary. Please don't reach out again. Thanks!


109. “Here’s to everyone who has had to get over someone they didn’t technically date.”


110. “You made me feel that you really liked me. And then you just left, like it was all nothing. Congratulations! Now I will forget you like you were nothing!”


111. ‘If by any chance a playwright wishes to express a political opinion or a moral opinion or a philosophy, he must be a good enough craftsman to do it with so much spice of entertainment in it that the public get the message without being aware of it.’


112. “You’re only overlooked, rejected, ignored, and ghosted by people who aren’t meant to be in your precious life. Let go in peace, and look ahead in gratitude.”


113. ‘It was all very merry and agreeable, but there is always, for me, a tiny pall of ‘best behaviour’ overlaying the proceedings. I am not complaining about this, I think it is right and proper, but I am constantly aware of it. It isn't that I have a basic urge to tell disgusting jokes and say ‘f**k’ every five minutes, but I'm conscious of a faint resentment that I couldn't if I wanted to.’


114. A cowardly leader is the most dangerous of men. — Stephen King


115. “I don’t believe you, but it’s fine. I’m not mad about it.”


116. “I always say the truth is best even when we find it unpleasant. Any rat in a sewer can lie. It's how rats are. It's what makes them rats. But a human doesn't run and hide in dark places, because he's something more. Lying is the most personal act of cowardice there is.”


117. “I thought we had a great connection, but it seems I was mistaken. You really hurt me, but I will get over this.”


118. “We are not who we used to be, thanks to you.”


119. “A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God’s truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.” – John Calvin


120. “Of what value is a mind when placed in the brain of a coward? If the mind is a gift of God to man for his use, let him use it. A mind is not in use when doing no good.” – Andrew Taylor Still


121. “No matter what you do to keep people attached to you, the ones who aren’t meant to stay will disappear, one way or another.”


122. To know what is right and choose to ignore it is the act of a coward.Never Give Up Naruto Quotes


123. ‘I'm not a heavy drinker, I can sometimes go for hours without touching a drop.’


124. “True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.” — François de la Rochefoucauld


125. “All trembling, I reached the Falls of Niagara, and oh, what a scene! My blood shudders still, although I am not a coward, at the grandeur of the Creator’s power; and I gazed motionless on this new display of the irresistible force of one of His elements.” – John James Audubon


126. “”I don’t understand how I can know so little about love and how it works. How can I be so bad at it when it’s all I’ve ever wanted?”


127. ‘There’s no more to say about love,


128. “Staying silent is like a slow-growing cancer to the soul and a trait of a true coward. There is nothing intelligent about not standing up for yourself.”


129. “Cowards make the best torturers. Cowards understand fear and they can use it.” ― Mark Lawrence


130. “If it were something that I did, I would have hoped that you were more upfront about it. But that’s all in the past. Goodbye.”


131. “Fear is going to be a player in your life, but you get to decide how much. You can spend your whole life imagining ghosts, worrying about your pathway to the future, but all there will ever be is what's happening here, and the decisions we make in this moment, which are based in either love or fear.”


132. “A man that flies from his fear may find that he has only taken a short cut to meet it.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien


133. “Never ghost a person who loves you, cares for you, and misses you, because one day, you might wake up and realize you lost the moon while counting the stars.” — John O’Callaghan.


134. “Breakup hurts the most.” may be the most overtly-stated quote. The person who has written this must not be ghosted. Jammy!


135. “If you do not have an absolutely clear vision of something, where you can follow the light to the end of the tunnel, then it doesn’t matter whether you’re bold or cowardly, or whether you’re stupid or intelligent. Doesn’t get you anywhere.” – Werner Herzog


136. “I can’t stop being a ghost, and leaving other people because I am searching for something that I can’t reach.”


137. “You get used to someone—start to like them, even—and they leave. In the end, everyone leaves.” ― Rachel Ward, Numbers.


138. ‘Someday I suspect, when Jesus has definitely got me for a sunbeam, my works may be adequately assessed.’


139. “But I still wonder how it was possible, in those graceless years of transition, long ago, that men did not see whither they were going, and went on, in blindness and cowardice, to their fate.”


140. “If pessimism is despair, optimism is cowardice and stupidity. Is there any need to choose between them?” - Francis Parker Yockey


141. “If someone won’t lift a finger to call you, see you, and spend time with you, it’s time for you to lift 5 fingers and wave goodbye.”


142. “You blew it with me.”


143. Listen to yourself whining and complaining like some sorry little victim. You can whimper all day long for all I care, you’re nothing but a coward.


144. “I usually never ghost people. But if I ghosted you, baby you deserved it.” — Athena Aves.


145. “You can’t lose something you never had, which is a ghost.”


146. On whether or not he believes in ghosts: "I do. But more importantly, I think they need to believe in themselves. You know?"


147. “Look what the cat dragged in.”


148. “Even a tiny bit of deceit is dishonorable when it’s used for selfish or cowardly reasons.” – Jeanne Birdsall


149. “Courage is nine-tenths context. What is courageous in one setting can be foolhardy in another and even cowardly in a third.” – Joseph Epstein


150. To know what is right and choose to ignore it is the act of a coward. Kakashi Hatake


151. “You are not liable to make people stay or leave you. If someone wants to leave, they will find a way no matter what you do to stop them.”


152. “If you are strong, and you are fighting the weak for any period of time, you are going to become weak yourself. If you behave like a coward, then you are going to become cowardly – it’s only a question of time.” – Martin Van Creveld


153. “I didn’t do anything wrong. All I know is I saw two people struggling to get inside these walls and they couldn’t make it. To ignore that because of some stupid rule seemed selfish. cowardly. and...well. stupid. If you want to throw me in jail for trying to save someone’s life. then go ahead. Next time I promise I’ll point at them and laugh. then go eat some of Frypan’s dinner.”


154. The difference between a brave man and a coward is a coward thinks twice before jumping in the cage with a lion. The brave man doesn’t know what a lion is. He just thinks he does. ~Charles Bukowski


155. “Sometimes it takes bravery in order to be a coward.” – Lionel Suggs


156. “The human race is a race of cowards, and I am not only marching in that procession but carrying a banner.” ~ Mark Twain


157. “I guess you could say I’m cautious, or a coward.” – Namie Amuro


158. “All discarded lovers should be given a second chance, but with somebody else.” — Mae West.


159. ‘Noël Coward said he’s a workaholic and he feels sorry for people who aren’t and I’m like that.’


160. ‘I don't believe in astrology. The only stars I can blame for my failures are those that walk about the stage.’


161. “To be one’s self. and unafraid whether right or wrong. is more admirable than the easy cowardice of surrender to conformity.”


162. “I’m not the type of person to give up just because something gets rough. That’s a coward. That’s not me.” – Kevin Garnett


163. “Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.” — Mark Twain.


164. “Jesper knocked his head against the hull and cast his eyes heavenward. “Fine. But if Pekka Rollins kills us all, I’m going to get Wylan’s ghost to teach my ghost how to play the flute just so that I can annoy the hell out of your ghost.”


165. “Rain hangs about the place, like a friendly ghost. If it’s not coming down in delicate droplets, then it’s in buckets; and if neither, it tends to lurk suspiciously in the atmosphere.” — Barbara Acton- Bond


166. “But if there’s one thing I’ve learned from it all, it’s that we have to be our own heroes. No guy in a costume is coming to save us. We have to save ourselves.” ― J.M. Darhower.


167. “That was an order! Steiner's assault was an order! Who do you think you are to dare disobey an order I give? So this is what it has come to! The military has been lying to me. Everybody has been lying to me, even the SS! Our generals are just a bunch of contemptible, disloyal cowards.”


168. “There are people who laugh at a horse that would not dare to laugh at the master of it...”


169. “You’re Superman, thinking Kryptonite makes you invincible.” — J.M. Darhower.


170. “Despair gives courage to a coward.” – Thomas Fuller


171. “You are not required to set yourself on fire to keep other people warm.”


172. “Cowardice rightly understood begins with selfishness and ends with shame.” ― José Rizal


173. “I also have Asperger’s but I can manage it. It wasn’t diagnosed until the early Eighties when my wife persuaded me to see a doctor. One of my symptoms included my obsession with ghosts and law enforcement — I carry around a police badge with me, for example. I became obsessed by Hans Holzer, the greatest ghost hunter ever. That’s when the idea of my film Ghostbusters was born.”


174. “You’re alive?”


175. “It is a law of human nature that in victory even the coward may boast of his prowess, while defeat injures the reputation even of the brave.” – Sallust


176. One needs to be either more brave or more good, because if courage is lacking goodness can substitute, while cowardice is the deficiency of both.


177. “The coward demands to be what they are not because they fear embracing who they truly are.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough


178. You are my strength. You are not only the sails that steer my ship, but you are also the waves below that carry me. Without you, I would cease to have a backbone, as you are the entire foundation holding me up. I could never think of a day where you are not with me. I imagine if that day came, I would become weak. I would crumble into a coward. But together, we are strong. We are unstoppable. That is why I love you.


179. “It is a law of human nature that in victory even the coward may boast of his prowess, while defeat injures the reputation even of the brave.” ~ Sallust


180. “A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward.” – Jean Paul


181. “To be called a coward, I don’t think that’s fair” ~ Rodney Alexander


182. Hey, buddy I’m not sure if you’re aware, but Halloween is over. You can stop playing ghost now.


183. “I don’t get it. You said that I am important to you but you still make me feel like I’m not worth your time.”


184. “Being ghosted shows no matter how much a guy is interested in you, he won’t stay if he doesn’t have the guts to commit to a strong woman.”


185. “I gave my love to you because I know how it feels to want.”


186. “Going from texting every day and seeing each other a couple of times a week to nothing without the slightest hint of why was a kick in the gut.” 8


187. ‘The only thing that really saddens me over my demise is that I shall not be here to read the nonsense that will be written about me and my works and my motives. There will be books proving conclusively that I was homosexual and books proving equally conclusively that I was not. There will be detailed and inaccurate analyses of my motives for writing this or that and of my character. There will be lists of apocryphal jokes I never made and gleeful misquotations of words I never said. What a pity I shan't be here to enjoy them!’


188. ‘Television is for appearing on – not for looking at.’


189. “A brave man could think. A coward couldn’t.” – Stephen King


190. “If you don’t make a few enemies every now and then, you’re a coward . . . ”


191. ‘I was offered Hamlet five times... I just knew that the day I declaimed, 'To be or not to be' in public, it would be the death of me.’


192. The world is not fair, and often fools, cowards, liars and the selfish hide in high places. Bryant H. McGill


193. “Life is just a slide. Back and forth between loving and leaving, remembering and forgetting, holding on and letting go.” ― Nicole Lyons


194. “A coward is brave only when armed with power and authority; a truly courageous one can fight even when unarmed” ― Mahua Moitra


195. “Ghosting is the ultimate silent treatment. You can’t call, can’t see them on social media, can’t discuss what went down. Your phone number is blocked, your photos eliminated. Your entire history with a person may be erased.”


196. ‘The theatre should be treated with respect. The theatre is a wonderful place, a house of strange enchantment, a temple of illusion. What it most emphatically is not and never will be is a scruffy, ill-lit, fumed-oak drill hall serving as a temporary soap box for political propaganda.’


197. “Tolerance of intolerance is cowardice.”


198. “Those who are brave. are the greatest cowards of all. For they fear failure.” – James Miller


199. “Fighting is like champagne. It goes to the heads of cowards as quickly as of heroes. Any fool can be brave on a battlefield when it’s be brave or else be killed.” ~ Margaret Mitchell


200. “Coward: One who, in a perilous emergency, thinks with his legs.” – Ambrose Bierce


201. “Fatigue makes cowards of us all.” ~ Vince Lombardi


202. Those who are brave, are the greatest cowards of all. For they fear failure.


203. “To be cruel is to be coward.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita


204. “We believe that preparation eradicates cowardice, which we define as the failure to act in the midst of fear.” ― Veronica Roth


205. “Courage is resistance to fear. mastery of fear—not absence of fear. Except a creature be part coward. it is not a compliment to say he is brave; it is merely a loose misapplication of the word.” – Mark Twain


206. “If a person you care about ghosts you, try to take comfort in the fact that their chapter in your life is over, and this is why they must go on. Maybe, you’ll understand it better when you’re in the next better chapters of your life.”


207. “The difference between a hero and a coward is one step sideways.” ~ Gene Hackman


208. “It’s fear that makes us lose our conscience. It’s also what transforms us into cowards.”


209. “I don’t want to talk to someone who is leading me on, only to toss me aside again.”


210. “If someone ghosts you, respect the dead and never disturb them again.”


211. “Revenge is a dish best served cold because you shouldn’t act in the heat of the moment.”


212. “Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win.”- Stephen King


213. “Talking behind is not cowardly, but is foolish.”


214. A team is where a boy can prove his courage on his own. A gang is where a coward goes to hide. — Mickey Mantle.


215. ‘Not likely!’ Howl yelled. ‘I’m a coward. Only way I can do something this frightening is to tell myself I’m not doing it!’


216. “When it comes to cars, only two varieties of people are possible – cowards and fools.” – Russell Baker


217. “Common sense is not cowardice.”


218. “Don’t text me again.”


219. “Cowards die many times before their deaths;


220. "Humor is the most engaging cowardice.”


221. “You stayed because you were loyal to your family name. It is not cowardice. ” – Cassandra Clara


222. “A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.” – Thomas Jefferson


223. “If you had lost interest in me, I wish you would have just been honest about it instead of ghosting me. No hard feelings though because I am past that.”


224. “I hoped that you and I could build something together, but clearly, we are not a good match for each other. Thanks for nothing.”


225. “If you leave someone, at least tell them why. Because what’s more painful than being abandoned is knowing you’re not worth an explanation.”


226. "You can spend your whole life imagining ghosts, worrying about your pathway to the future, but all there will ever be is what’s happening here, and the decisions we make in this moment, which are based in either love or fear.” – Jim Carrey


227. “Sorry, I’m not interested in starting over.”


228. “I keep getting close to new people and can’t stop them from getting attached to me. In the end, I have to get involved in that awkward process of getting to unknow each other.”


229. “Cowards can never be moral.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi


230. “I’m a charming coward; I fight with words.” – Carl Reiner


231. “You have no balls! And your fathers had no balls. You were all a product of generations of ball-less men who were either too weak or too frightened to stand up and take what's theirs. And one day you will pass on your empty shriveled sacks to your own pitiful offspring!”


232. “I am not accustomed to pay fulsome compliments to the English, by telling them that they are superior to all the world; but this I can say, that they do not deserve the name of cowards.” ~ Richard Cobden


233. ‘Noël and I were in Paris once. Adjoining rooms, of course. One night, I felt mischievous, so I knocked on Noël's door and he asked, ‘Who is it?’ I lowered my voice and said, ‘Hotel detective. Have you got a gentleman in your room?’ He answered, ‘Just a minute, I'll ask him.’


234. ‘In the first act, you get the audience's attention - once you have it, they will repay you in the second. Play through the laughs if you have to. It will only make the audience believe there are so many of them that they missed a few.’


235. “When I was in high school, my friends and I would drive out into the country to abandoned houses and structures… haha… to ghost hunt. We would scare each other so bad! We would sometimes camp out by the abandoned buildings just to scare ourselves! Such good times. The adrenaline of real fear is so cool!” — Keegan Allen


236. “You, too, women, cast away all the cowards from your embraces; they will give you only cowards for children, and you who are the daughters of the land of beauty must bear children who are noble and brave.” ~ Giuseppe Garibaldi


237. “Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards; they simply unveil them to our eyes. Silently and imperceptibly, as we wake or sleep, we grow strong or weak; and at last some crisis shows what we have become.” –Brooke Foss Westcott


238. ‘I will accept anything in the theatre…provided it amuses and moves me. But if it does neither, I want to go home.’


239. “I’m a liar and a cheat and a coward, but I will never, ever, let a friend down. Unless of course not letting them down requires honesty, fair play, or bravery.”


240. “Someone disappearing on you doesn’t reflect your self worth. It reflects their fear of being “seen” and making commitments.”


241. You always know the mark of a coward. A coward hides behind freedom. A brave person stands in front of freedom and defends it for others.


242. “- Charles Serking: Did you enjoy it, Vera?


243. “It is just as cowardly to judge an absent person as it is wicked to strike a defenseless one. Only the ignorant and narrow-minded gossip, for they speak of persons instead of things.“ ~ Lawrence G. Lovasik


244. “That’s fine. I got into a relationship since the last time we talked.”


245. “Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best; it removes all that is base. All men are afraid in battle. The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty. Duty is the essence of manhood.” – George S. Patton


246. ‘I can't sing, but I know how to, which is quite different.’


247. …Even a tiny bit of deceit is dishonorable when it’s used for selfish or cowardly reasons. – Jeanne Birdsall


248. ‘One of the funniest people I ever met was Noël Coward […] He was wonderful with me, incredibly intelligent and full of humour.’


249. ¨ Because I´m selfish. I´m a coward. I´m the kind of girl who, when he might actually be of use, would run to stay alive and leave those who couldn´t follow to suffer d die. ¨- Suzanne Collins


250. “This republic was not established by cowards, and cowards will not preserve it.” ~ Elmer Davis


251. “Bullies are always cowards.” ~ Swami Vivekananda


252. “What a man dares to do, he should dare to confess- unless he is a coward.” ― Rafael Sabatini


253. “The biggest coward of a man is to awaken the love of a woman without the intention of loving her.” ~ Bob Marley , Coward quotes love


254. “A timid person is frightened before a danger. a coward during the time. and a courageous person afterward.” – Jean Paul Richter


255. “I’d like to see one person – just one – who would own up to having been a coward.” – Edith Piaf


256. Birthdays are like ghosts, they’re always haunting you. But I know that you can handle it because you’re amazing! I hope your birthday is as delightful as you!


257. “The older you get, the more you live with ghosts. ”– Nick Tosches


258. “It is better to be the widow of a hero than the wife of a coward.” – Dolores Ibarruri


259. “I hated myself for going, why couldn’t I be the kind of person who stays?” ― Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close.


260. “Closure is a scam. Accept what they did and move on!”


261. ‘His wit punctures the world’s pomposities. His melodies haunt the world’s memories.’


262. I hope this finds you well. I just wanted to circle back, per our last message exchange.


263. “Don’t come back when you realize that I’m rare.” — Genereux Philip.


264. ‘He is simply a phenomenon and one that is unlikely to occur ever again in theatre history – actor, director, dramatist unrivalled this century.’


265. “The coward dies a thousand deaths, the brave but one?.”


266. “The coward says in his heart “There is no love.” Because, standing in the shadows of the big, grand, and powerful existence of love, his small spirit is left feeling even smaller and less significant. And so he chooses to deny the existence of love altogether. Because he is too small to have it.”


267. “To say you have no choice is to relieve yourself of responsibility.”


268. ‘Grab it while you can — grab every scrap of happiness while you can.’


269. “Young men go to war. Sometimes because they have to. sometimes because they want to. Always. they feel they are supposed to. This comes from the sad. layered stories of life. which over the centuries have seen courage confused with picking up arms. and cowardice confused with laying them down.”


270. “You always know the mark of a coward. A coward hides behind freedom. A brave person stands in front of freedom and defends it for others.” – Henry Rollins


271. “Real love moves freely in both directions. Don’t waste your time on anything else.” — Cheryl Strayed.


272. “He who despairs of the human condition is a coward, but he who has hope for it is a fool.” ~ Albert Camus


273. “None but a coward dares to boast that he has never known fear.” ― Ferdinand Foch


274. “You deserve someone who is terrified of losing you. Not someone who’s terrified of having you.”


275. “You're not brave. Men are brave.”


276. “When people ghost you like they don’t care; believe them, they really don’t.”


277. “The opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice, it's conformity.”


278. “Haters and bullies are always cowards, you know. They like to pick on little guys.” ― Scylar Tyberius


279. “A coward dies a thousand times, a soldier dies but once.”


280. ‘There’s no more to say about love’


281. ‘I've sometimes thought of marrying -and then I've thought again.’


282. “Sometimes the person you’re willing to take the bullet for is the one who pulls the trigger.”


283. “The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas.” – Alfred Noyes


284. You’re inspiring. If I suddenly lost my thumbs, IDK how I’d still be posting Instagram stories.


285. “A team is where a boy can prove his courage on his own. A gang is where a coward goes to hide.” – Mickey Mantle


286. “Even a tiny bit of deceit is dishonorable when it’s used for selfish or cowardly reasons.” — Mr. Penderwick (Jeanne Birdsall), The Penderwicks on Gardam Street


287. “Sir, I don't want to disappoint you, sir, but you've got yourself in with couple of cowardshere. We like things safe and easy, understand?”


288. “Stop wasting your time on people who treat you good one day, then act like you don’t exist the next day. Find a better love rather than wasting time on the wrong one!”


289. “To know what is right and choose to ignore it is the act of coward.” – Kakashi Hatake


290. ‘I think social distinctions are very important because they make a balance.’


291. “I made some mistakes, but I wasn’t a coward. I lived my life and did what I had to do.” ― Paulo Coelho


292. “A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.” — Benjamin Franklin.


293. “It’s been a year and three months since we’ve kissed, and I rather have the ghost of his mouth on my lips than kiss anyone else.” —Alishah Khan


294. “The coward’s weapon, poison.” – John Fletcher


295. “Since cowardice must occur at a time and place where an enemy either has already appeared or may yet turn up, servicemen in peacetime – and ordinary civilians – can breathe a sigh of relief. If you are yellow-bellied back home, you’re not technically a coward.” – Charles Duhigg


296. Humor is the most engaging cowardice.


297. “These cowards have no morals. They have no shame about lying.” ~ Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf


298. “’Brave’ is very specific and extremely personal. It can’t be judged by people on the outside. Just can’t. Sometimes brave means letting everyone else think you’re a coward. Sometimes brave is letting everyone else down but yourself.” – Glennon Doyle Melton


299. “Our doubts are traitors,


300. “My realization that we were not made to travel the life’s path together was confirmed when you ghosted me.”


301. “I can take a hint you know, but the least you could have done was be straightforward with me.”


302. “I’m a hero with coward’s legs.” – Spike Milligan


303. “Covetousness like jealousy, when it has taken root, never leaves a person, but with their life. Cowardice is the dread of what will happen.” ~ Epictetus


304. “Never feed someone else’s dream. you will only remain as a ghost in their vision.”


305. “I am the only person in the world I should like to know thoroughly.” — Oscar Wilde.


306. “When it comes to cars, only two varieties of people are possible – cowards and fools.” ~ Russell Baker


307. “Cowards do not count in battle; they are there, but not in it.” ~ Euripides


308. ‘Mona Lisa looks as if she has just been sick, or is about to be.’


309. Knowing nothing 'real' was at risk, what would you do? You'd live a gigantic, bold, fun, dazzling life. You know you would. That's what the ghosts want us to do - all the exciting things they no longer can.


310. “I leave, and the leaving is so exhilarating I know I can never go back. But then what? Do I just keep leaving places, and leaving them, and leaving them, tramping a perpetual journey?” ― John Green, Paper Towns.


311. “He was just a coward and that was the worst luck any many could have.”


312. “Despair gives courage to a coward.” ~ Thomas Fuller


313. A cowardly leader is the most dangerous of men. —Stephen King, author


314. ‘There are many reasons why you should marry – for love or for money – and many why you shouldn’t.’


315. “When you’re ghosted, be happy they are on a one-way ticket with no return address.”


316. ‘He can get into two or three words, just dripped out, such a witty comment on the situation. He doesn't waste words.’


317. “I thought we were both adults but clearly, I was wrong. Have a nice life.”


318. A brave man could think. A coward couldn't.


319. ‘To hell with God damned ‘L’Amour’! It always causes far more trouble than it is worth. Don’t run after it. Don’t court it. Keep it waiting off stage until you’re good and ready for it and even treat it with the suspicious disdain that it deserves.’


320. ‘You ask my advice about acting? Speak clearly, don't bump into the furniture and if you must have motivation, think of your pay packet on Friday.’


321. Only cowards hide behind silence.”


322. ‘Love is a true understanding of just a few people for each other. Passionate love we will leave on one side for that rises, gets to its peak and dies away. True love is something much more akin to friendship and friendship, I suppose, is the greatest benison and compensation that Man has.’


323. “A coward and a hero have one thing in common: fear.”


324. “Evil devils, ghosts, monsters, and witches are less dangerous than fake human beings.”


325. “Silence becomes cowardice when occasion demands speaking out the whole truth and acting accordingly.” —Mahatma Gandhi, lawyer and activist


326. “Obstacles are like wild animals. They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can. If they see you are afraid of them… they are liable to spring upon you; but if you look them squarely in the eye, they will slink out of sight.” ~ Orison Swett Marden


327. “Falsehood is cowardice, the truth courage.” – Hosea Ballou


328. “Ghosted in October? How festive!”


329. “Giving someone the silent treatment speaks volumes about your character. — Ralph Downey Iii”


330. “Being ghosted quotes are a reminder that you can’t trust people to be with you all the time, especially when you need them the most.”


331. “I’d rather die like a man than live like a coward.”


332. “In a word, I was too cowardly to do what I knew to be right, as I had been too cowardly to avoid doing what I knew to be wrong.” ― Charles Dickens


333. “A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi


334. “- Marianne Borg: You're a coward.


335. “A coward turns away, but a brave man’s choice is danger.” ~ Euripides


336. “Rain hangs about the place, like a friendly ghost. If it’s not coming down in delicate droplets, then it’s in buckets; and if neither, it tends to lurk suspiciously in the atmosphere.” – Barbara Acton-Bond


337. “I know you might think you are super cool and a lady’s man for ghosting me, but this is your loss.”


338. “He was just a coward and that was the worst luck any man could have.” ― Ernest Hemingway


339. “Courage is the goal of cowards.” ― Alan Watts


340. ‘I love criticism just so long as it's unqualified praise.’


341. “The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.” – Umberto Eco


342. “‘The cowards never started,’ he’d tell me, ‘and the weak died along the way - that leaves us.’”


343. “Every man repeats the sin of Adam, every day. We won’t risk, we won’t fight, and we won’t rescue Eve. We truly are a chip off the old block.”


344. ‘I'm an enormously talented man, and there's no use pretending that I'm not.’


345. “Compromise need not mean cowardice. Indeed it is frequently the compromisers and conciliators who are faced with the severest tests of political courage as they oppose the extremist views of their constituents.”


346. “The difference between a brave man and a coward is a coward thinks twice before jumping in the cage with a lion. The brave man doesn’t know what a lion is. He just thinks he does.”


347. “Listen to yourself whining and complaining like some sorry little victim. You can whimper all day long for all I care, you’re nothing but a coward.” – Naruto Uzumaki


348. Listen to yourself whining and complaining like some sorry little victim. You can whimper all day long for all I care, you’re nothing but a coward. Naruto Uzumaki


349. “Some people are cowards… I think by and large a third of people are villains, a third are cowards, and a third are heroes. Now, a villain and a coward can choose to be a hero, but they’ve got to make that choice.” – Tom Hanks


350. “Only the brave know how to forgive… a coward never forgave; it is not in his nature.” ~ Laurence Sterne


351. ‘Weak Men’ Quotes to Explore the Other Side of Man’s Nature


352. Aw, I love Simon & Garfunkel! (I'm taking you ghosting me as "The Sound of Silence.")


353. Being terrified but going ahead and doing what must be done—that’s courage. The one who feels no fear is a fool, and the one who lets fear rule him is a coward


354. “Being terrified but going ahead and doing what must be done—that’s courage. The one who feels no fear is a fool. and the one who lets fear rule him is a coward.” – Piers Anthony


355. “Courage is resistance to fear. mastery of fear – not the absence of fear. Except a creature be part coward it is not a compliment to say it is brave.” – Mark Twain. The Tragedy of Pudd’nhead Wilson


356. “They leave and act like it never happened. Then, they come back and act like they never left. Steer clear of such men.”


357. “What you have done is pretty cowardly, but it would take a real man to see that.”


358. ‘We have no reliable guarantee that the afterlife will be any less exasperating than this one, have we?’


359. Let my name be ever the household world that it always was. Let it be spoken without effect, without the ghost of shadow upon it.


360. “In the end, hurting a good person by ghosting them will only hurt you more when you realize not many genuine people exist. You just took a major loss.”


361. “Conscience is a coward, and those faults it has not strength enough to prevent it seldom has justice enough to accuse.” – Oliver Goldsmith


362. “Mom sat there for the longest time. biting her cheek. Then she said. “People do change. you know. Maybe he’s had some revelations lately. too. And frankly. any boy who tries to kiss a girl in front of a room full of other kids does not sound like a coward to me.” She stroked my hair and whispered. “Maybe there’s more to Bryce Loski than you know.”


363. “There will be men who want you and a man who deserves you. Know the difference.”


364. “I know you’re not a bad person, but the polite thing to do would have been to tell me you are no longer interested. But I get the point.”


365. “The Non-Conformist Conscience makes cowards of us all.” ~ Max Beerbohm


366. “So much to say, but your slow brains and that cowardly heart will never understand. So quiet I stay.”


367. “Do not lose hope — what you seek will be found. Trust ghosts. Trust those that you have helped to help you in their turn. Trust dreams. Trust your heart, and trust your story. — Neil Gaiman


368. “To a coward. courage always looks like stupidity.” – Bill Maher


369. “Cheaters are cowards that are tempted to chase the fantasy of what could be instead of courageously addressing their own self-destructive behaviors.”


370. To use someone to get over your breakup is a cowardly act


371. If you were a ghost, you would be my favorite boo. (Halloween)


372. “Courage is the fear of being thought a coward.” – Horace Smith


373. “I guess you could say I’m cautious, or a coward.” ~ Namie Amuro


374. "True love is like ghosts, which everyone talks about and few have seen.” —François de la Rochefoucauld


375. “The liar was the hottest to defend his veracity, the coward his courage, the ill-bred his gentlemanliness, and the cad his honor.” ― Margaret Mitchell


376. ‘Never trust a man with short legs – his brain's too near his bottom’


377. “A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.” ~ Thomas Jefferson


378. ‘Wit ought to be a glorious treat like caviar; never spread it about like marmalade.’


379. “Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the dangers that imperil the brave.” – Christian Nestell Bovee


380. ‘I doubt that Mr Coward has ever spent one hour in the study of ethics.’


381. “Nice guys do not finish last. Last place is for the cowards and those too full of fear to take action.” ~ Robert Kiyosaki


382. “It is only the great-hearted who can be true friends. The mean and cowardly can never know what true friendship means.” – Charles Kingsley


383. “I kind of think that it's part of what makes the online dating scene so appealing. Since you don't have friends in common or weren't introduced through some other channel, it's not the end of the world if you just drop off the face of the earth.” 4


384. The world is not fair, and often fools, cowards, liars and the selfish hide in high places.


385. “Obstacles are like wild animals. They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can. If they see you are afraid of them… they are liable to spring upon you; but if you look them squarely in the eye. they will slink out of sight.”


386. “Looking through the lens of a coward, passive withdrawal from dating seems like the easiest and nicest route… until it’s done to you.” 3


387. ‘My body has certainly wandered a good deal, but I have an uneasy suspicion that my mind has not wandered enough.’


388. “You’ve got to look like you’re trying to stop him, though. If you don’t then you’re a gutless wonder. A gutless wonder is about the worst thing you can be in our town. If you’re a boy that is.”


389. To know what is right and choose to ignore it is the act of coward. - Kakashi Hatake Quotes


390. ‘You ask my advice about acting? Speak clearly, don't bump into the furniture'


391. ‘It's no use to go and take courses in playwriting any more than it's much use taking courses in acting. Better play to a bad matinee in Hull – it will teach you much more than a year of careful instruction. Come to think of it, I never did play to a good matinee in Hull...’


392. “Strange that cowards cannot see that their greatest safety lies in dauntless courage.” ~ Johann Kaspar Lavate”A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God’s truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.” ~ John Calvin


393. “- Tom Ward: [sniffs a flask and retches] That is disgusting. What does that kill?


394. You must have misheard me when we talked about magazines. I read Vogue, not vague.


395. Once in New York, you are sure to be a great success. I know lots of people here who would give a hundred thousand dollars to have a grandfather, and much more than that to have a family ghost.”


396. “You’re going to kill Casper the friendly ghost!” – Wilbur Soot


397. “To know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice.”


398. “Slander is the tool of cowards.” ~ Vanna Bonta


399. “I am a coward, basically, but one of the things about acting is that you are always putting yourself through yet another test.” – Samuel West


400. “An absent father is like a ghost that lives in the back of your mind.” – Anonymous


401. To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.” – Abraham Lincoln


402. “The only way to leave forever is to do so as quickly as possible.” ― Anna Godbersen, Splendor.


403. “Better it was not to live than to live like a coward.” ― Walter Raleigh


404. “My diary feels heavier than one ever should, but I know it’s not the paper weighing it down, but the memory of all those words. The notebook holds a piece of my heart, a piece of my soul, the piece I gave to him long ago.” — J.M. Darhower.


405. “President Kennedy was willing to go to war. He was not a coward. The man had been in war and so had Ken O’Donnell. He was ready to protect this nation, but he was not ready for a military solution just because it was being rammed down his throat.” ~ Kevin Costner


406. “Never make someone else the main character in your own story.” ― J.M. Darhower. gene


407. “Since I haven’t heard from you, I am assuming that we are both on the same page when I say that I don’t see this going anywhere. Good luck on your dating journey.”


408. “- Patricia Terrill: But if he loved me, why would he let me think he was a coward?


409. ‘I have a memory like an elephant. In fact, elephants often consult me.’


410. “I’m not the type to assume anything, but five weeks is a long time to not hear from someone. If you finally do decide to reply, know that I am in a better place with someone new and exciting, so don’t bother.”


411. “A person who is afraid to risk his heart is the true coward of this world. He is frightened of placing his loyalty in somebody else’s hands when it is the only way for him to find who’s that special one he can trust to protect it forevermore.”– Anonymous


412. “I had a nice time with you. The connection you and I have isn’t the connection that I am looking for. Take good care.”


413. “A coward dies a thousand deaths. A soldier dies but once.”


414. I see you’re taking dating advice from Barney Stinson's Playbook. I’d like to remind you that Robin left him and the show got canceled in 2013 — and hasn’t aged well.


415. “No matter who committed the crime, they all yell at me. And the media is greedier than most. You could sell ‘em your soul and they’ll be on ya till a n*gg*’s a ghost.”


416. “Patience has its limits. Take it too far, and it’s cowardice.” – George Jackson


417. “Nobody complains about all the fog. I know why, now: as bad as it is, you can slip back in it and feel safe. That’s what McMurphy can’t understand, us wanting to be safe. He keeps trying to drag us out of the fog, out in the open where we’d be easy to get at”


418. “Thanks for clearing everything up, but I have to go.”


419. “I will not tolerate disrespect in any form. The least you could have done was be honest with me.”


420. “Ain't nothing like a little fear to make a paper man crumble.”


421. “A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward.” ~ Jean Paul


422. “A half-truth is the most cowardly of lies.” – Mark Twain


423. “If they can walk away so easily, they weren’t really invested in the first place. That doesn’t mean you’re not worth it, it means they did you a favor by leaving.”


424. “The man who gets drunk in peacetime is a coward. The man who gets drunk in wartime goes on being a coward.” – Jose Bergamin


425. “To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.”


426. I would rather be a hot mess of bold action, a make-it-happen, learn-on-the-fly kind of person, than a perfectly organized coward.


427. “Hatred is the coward’s revenge for being intimidated.” ― George Bernard Shaw


428. “They carried the common secret of cowardice barely restrained, the instinct to run or freeze or hide, and in many respects this was the heaviest burden of all, for it could never be put down, it required perfect balance and perfect posture.”


429. “Sometimes, leaving without saying anything is better than a sad goodbye. You know how badly they’ll try to stop you; and being able to do nothing will only kill you.”


430. “A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.”


431. ‘Sarcastic or sentimental, bitchy or sweet, there has never been anyone quite like him.’


432. ‘Even though I have been able to name a lovely theatre after him, one of the great regrets in my life has been that I never knew Noël Coward. No one today can match Coward’s unique style as a performer and actor, but the cream of his writing remains unsurprisingly contemporary, brilliantly observed, exceptionally witty and with an underlying depth that consistently surprises who only knows Coward by repute.’


433. “A cowardly leader is the most dangerous of men.” —Stephen King, author


434. ‘There will always be a few people…in every generation who will find my work entertaining and true.’


435. "You can spend your whole life imagining ghosts, worrying about the pathway to the future, but all it will ever be is what’s happening here.”


436. “The brave man, inattentive to his duty, is worth little more to his country than the coward who deserts her in the hour of danger.” ~ Andrew Jackson


437. “You are a coward when you even seem to have backed down from a thing you openly set out to do.” ― Mark Twain


438. Humor is the most engaging cowardice. - Robert Frost


439. ‘If you must have motivation, think of your paycheck on Friday.’


440. “Ever since you’ve gone, I miss you silently. Like when I walk into every room hoping to find you.” — The Random Stories


441. “You know how it feels when you’re someplace and you ask yourself, Why am I here? That’s how it is with me all the time. I can’t wait to leave. To go from wherever I am to some other place. It never ends.” ― Etgar Keret, The Girl on the Fridge.


442. “While they were saying these things, Jesus himself stood among them and said, ‘Peace be with you!’ They were terrified and afraid. They thought they were seeing a ghost.”


443. “- Fletcher Christian Master's Mate: Don't put Adams under the lash.


444. “You cannot be a hero without being a coward.” – George Bernard Shaw


445. “I don’t know how to respond to ghosting, but I hope no one else has to go through this with you. Goodbye.”


446. “Even a tiny bit of deceit is dishonorable when it’s used for selfish or cowardly reasons. ” — Jeanne Birdsall


447. “Find someone who looks at you the way that person who ghosted you looks at your Instagram stories.”


448. Maybe I gave you the impression that I'm OK with not talking for weeks. I'm so sorry for the confusion, but I'm not at all OK with that, and I don't see this working out.


449. “The liar was the hottest to defend his veracity, the coward his courage, the ill-bred his gentlemanliness, and the cad his honor” –Margaret Mitchell


450. “The coward only threatens when he is safe.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


451. “True courage is not ostentatious; men who wish to inspire terror seem thereby to confess themselves cowards. Why do they rely on it. but because they know how potent it is with themselves?”


452. Sometimes it takes bravery in order to be a coward.


453. “Blame is the coward’s way out.” ― Elvin Hayes


454. To be one's self, and unafraid whether right or wrong, is more admirable than the easy cowardice of surrender to conformity. - Irving Wallace


455. ‘Sounds all right to me,’ he said. ‘Best place for trouble, behind. You certainly don’t want it in front.'


456. “It’s not that hard to text back.”


457. “I run; I am a coward at heart. I swear, when I smell violence or aggression the coward comes out in me. I have no desire to fight anybody except myself.” – Rutger Hauer


458. “If you treat me like a queen, I’ll make you feel like a king in return. If you treat me like a game, I’ll show you how to play it.”


459. “You write in songs what you’re too scared to write in real life, and then you sing the songs to loads of people instead of telling it to the person you should be telling it to… Songs are a great way of dealing with those issues but kind of a coward’s way as well.” – Winston Marshall


460. “To merely observe your culture without contributing to it seems very close to existing as a ghost.”


461. “If a man starts ignoring me, I will just quietly move on. No long angry messages to make him ‘see my worth.’ No ‘he won’t find someone like me’ or ‘he will regret it.’ I collect myself and leave.


462. ‘If you’re a star, you should behave like one. I always have.’


463. “Being terrified but going ahead and doing what must be done—that’s courage. The one who feels no fear is a fool. and the one who lets fear rule him is a coward.” – Piers Anthon


464. “I don’t understand how I can know so little about love and how it works. How can I be so bad at it when it’s all I’ve ever wanted?”


465. “The only thing more unthinkable than leaving was staying; the only thing more impossible than staying was leaving. I didn’t want to destroy anything or anybody. I just wanted to slip quietly out the back door, without causing any fuss or consequences, and then not stop running until I reached Greenland.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love.


466. “If you don’t text me, I will understand. If you don’t call me, I will understand. Now if I forget you, you’ll have to understand.”


467. “The older you get, the more you live with ghosts. ” — Nick Tosches


468. A cowardly leader is the most dangerous of men. —Stephen King


469. “- Tiger Lily: You're going to run like a coward?


470. “Only the brave know how to forgive… a coward never forgave; it is not in his nature.” – Laurence Sterne


471. “I felt like an idiot. Like I had been played a fool. And more so I felt disrespected. Take the romantics away, to have a great connection with a new friend and then all of a sudden never hear from them again? That’s painful and really disappointing. No one deserves to be blown off.” 6


472. “I am ghosting you because you were too busy finding flaws in me while I was overlooking yours.”


473. “- Willa Weston: Why do you work for us, Rollo?


474. “Cowardice is impotence worse than violence. The coward desires revenge but being afraid to die, he looks to others, maybe to the government of the day, to do the work of defense for him. A coward is less than a man. He does not deserve to be a member of a society of men and women.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi , Coward quotes man


475. “I guess I wanted to show people, among other things, that you don’t have to be a hero to get through cancer. You can be a craven coward and get through. You have to stay on your medication and take your treatments, that’s all.” – Harvey Pekar


476. “I’d rather die like a man, than live like a coward.” – Tupac Shakur


477. “All men would be cowards if they could.” ~ John Wilmot


478. “You wouldn’t reply.


479. “The biggest lesson I learned this year is to not force anything; conversations, friendships, relationships, attention, love.


480. “Hatred is the coward's revenge for being intimidated.”


481. “Who knew that a few great dates would end like this? Maybe man up next time and let her know you aren’t feeling it.”


482. “Tolerance of intolerance is cowardice.” ― Ayaan Hirsi Ali


483. “I wish I could say I was surprised, but honestly, I’m not. I can spot a player from a mile away.”


484. “I’d rather die like a man, than live like a coward.”


485. “Do you mean to kill him, you cowards? Do you mean to kill the man who saved Melinda Moores’s life, who tried to save those little girls’ lives? Well, at least there will be one less black man in the world, won’t there? You can console yourselves with that. One less n*gger.”


486. “Cowards dare others to do what they themselves do not dare to do.” ― Ana Monnar


487. “Silence is as good of an answer as words. If you say how you feel and get ghosted, the lack of response is your answer. Move on.”


488. “I know you are here to kill me. Shoot, coward, you are only going to kill a man.” ~ Che Guevara


489. “A real man will be honest no matter how painful the truth is. A coward hides behind lies and deceit. ” — Unknown


490. “Halloween isn’t an alien concept. I’m used to being ‘ghosted’ by people, all the time.”


491. At the last dim horizon, we search among ghostly errors of observations for landmarks that are scarcely more substantial. The search will continue. The urge is older than history. It is not satisfied and it will not be oppressed. — Edwin Hubble


492. “Thou slave, thou wretch, thou coward!


493. “I knew that what I was seeking to discover was a thing I’d always known. That all courage was a form of constancy. That it was always himself that the coward abandoned first. After this all other betrayals came easily.”


494. “You are a lot of cowards to go against him. He has done nothing against you and he never has and you know it well. How some of you, you smug-faced hypocrites, can sit in the same chapel with him I cannot tell.”


495. “Compared to the coward that never made the attempt, he is a hero.” ― Swami Vivekananda


496. “It’s not the men in your life that matters, it’s the life in your men. Don’t fall for coward hearts that cannot stand a lovely woman.” — Mae West


497. “If I disappear, know that I am okay. Also, know that I will never return.”


498. “The coward only threatens when he is safe.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


499. “Even a tiny bit of deceit is dishonorable when it's used for selfish or cowardly reasons.” – Jeanne Birdsall


500. “When it comes to cars, only two varieties of people are possible – cowards and fools.” ~Russell Bakershort car quotes


501. “All progress begins with the brave, not the spineless coward.” ― Abhijit Naskar


502. ‘I've sometimes thought of marrying - and then I've thought again.’


503. “I also have Asperger’s but I can manage it. It wasn’t diagnosed until the early Eighties when my wife persuaded me to see a doctor. One of my symptoms included my obsession with ghosts and law enforcement — I carry around a police badge with me, for example. I became obsessed by Hans Holzer, the greatest ghost hunter ever. That’s when the idea of my film Ghostbusters was born.” — Dan Aykroyd


504. “A woman can love you to death and never speak to you again. Let that sink in.”


505. Rebecca Welton: “Do you believe in ghosts, Ted?”


506. “Rain hangs about the place, like a friendly ghost. if it’s not coming down in delicate droplets, then it’s in buckets; and if neither, it tends to lurk suspiciously in the atmosphere.”


507. ‘Noël Coward was probably the first man who took hold of me and made me think…he gave me a sense of balance, of right and wrong.’


508. “Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win.”


509. “Hatred is the coward’s revenge for being intimidated.” ~ George Bernard Shaw


510. “An Indian respects a brave man, but he despises a coward.” ~ Chief Joseph


511. ‘Star quality: I don't know what it is, but I've got it.’


512. “The world is not fair, and often fools, cowards, liars, and the selfish hide in high places.” – Bryant H. McGill


513. “The irony of loneliness is we all feel it at the same time.”


514. “He was just a coward and that was the worst luck any many could have.” ~ Ernest Hemingway


515. “The older you get, the more you live with ghosts.” – Nick Tosches


516. “All I’ve ever known is about leaving or being left.” ― Carrie Ryan, The Dark and Hollow Places.


517. ‘Success took me to her bosom like a maternal boa constrictor.’


518. “Staying silent is like a slow growing cancer to the soul and a trait of a true coward. There is nothing intelligent about not standing up for yourself. You may not win every battle. However, everyone will at least know what you stood for—YOU.”


519. “Things were great while it lasted, and I hate that it had to come to such an abrupt end. I hope you find someone who you can be honest and straightforward with.”


520. ‘Never mind, dear, we're all made the same, though some more than others.’


521. “I am something you’ll regret losing, I can promise you that much.”


522. “I was never a weapons person, you’re a coward if you have to walk with a weapon, be a man and fight.” – Anthony Yarde


523. “Depression is such a coward; it won’t come out when other people are around and tortures you when you are alone.” — Greeshma Manohar


524. “This will be the last time we speak.”


525. “Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best; it removes all that is base. All men are afraid in battle. The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty. Duty is the essence of manhood.” ~ George S. Patton


526. “A man that flies from his fear may find that he has only taken a short cut to meet it.”


527. “Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.” ~ William Shakespeare


528. “- Nigel: Dr. Bravestone. Famed archaeologist and international explorer. Known across the seven continents for your courageous exploits.


529. “Now, don’t be angry after you’ve been afraid. That’s the worst kind of cowardice.”


530. “I used to disappear when it was all I thought it was [a fling], or I got scared of finding what I wanted… Or some kind of fear factor from a past relationship kicks in.” 2


531. “Silly me, expecting too much from people again.”


532. “Heroes and cowards feel exactly the same fear. Heroes just react to it differently.” ― Cus D’Amato


533. “The world has no room for cowards.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson


534. “Courage and conviction are powerful weapons against an enemy who depends only on fists or guns. Animals know when you are afraid; a coward knows when you are not.” – David Seabury


535. ‘The wit and wisdom of Noël Coward's lyrics will be as lively and contemporary in 100 years' time as they are today.’


536. “If you knew that your life was merely a phase or short, short segment of your entire existence, how would you live? Knowing nothing ‘real’ was at risk, what would you do? You’d live a gigantic, bold, fun, dazzling life. You know you would. That’s what the ghosts want us to do – all the exciting things they no longer can.” – Chuck Palahniuk


537. To be one's self, and unafraid whether right or wrong, is more admirable than the easy cowardice of surrender to conformity.


538. “Ghosting is one of the cruelest forms of torture dating can serve up.” 9


539. When it comes to cars, only two varieties of people are possible – cowards and fools. – Russell Baker


540. “Any coward can fight a battle when he’s sure of winning.” ~ George Eliot


541. “Why worry? Be a coward and be happy.”


542. “The term Ghosting refers to the behavior of someone suddenly disappearing from a relationship with no warning or communication. They just disappear for good.


543. ‘I am England and England is me.’


544. ‘I'll go through life either first class or third, but never in second.’


545. “The world is not fair, and often fools, cowards, liars and the selfish hide in high places.” –Bryant H. McGill


546. “Hatred is self-punishment. Hatred is the coward’s revenge for being intimidated.” ~ Hosea Ballou


547. “Luck is everything… My good luck in life was to be a really frightened person. I’m fortunate to be a coward, to have a low threshold of fear, because a hero couldn’t make a good suspense film.” – Alfred Hitchcock


548. “I suppose that we women are such cowards that we think a man will save us from fears, and we marry him.”


549. “You want to feel sorry for yourself, don’t you? With so much at stake, all you can think of is your own feelings. One woman has hurt you, and you take your revenge on the rest of the world. You’re a coward and a weakling.”


550. “Bullies are always cowards at heart and maybe credited with a pretty safe instinct in scenting their prey.” ~ Anna Julia Cooper


551. “Netflix needs a category called —This Will Distract You While You’re Being Ghosted.”


552. “I actually liked you a lot, but when I saw that you ignored my texts and calls, I realized that the feeling isn’t mutual, so I got over you.”


553. “Perhaps he is a fool or a coward but almost everybody is one or the other and most people are both.” ― James Baldwin


554. Listen to yourself whining and complaining like some sorry little victim. You can whimper all day long for all I care, you’re nothing but a coward.” – Naruto


555. “Worse is loving someone who disappears and never knowing if they’ll return. Because how do you move on if you’re not even sure they’re gone? The answer is—you don’t. When you spend most of your life chasing ghosts, eventually, you become one.” ― J.M. Darhower.


556. "The only time I don't feel like a ghost is when you look at me, because when you look at me, you see me. You see me. This is me. This is me.. – Grey's Anatomy


557. “You are a coward when you even seem to have backed down from a thing you openly set out to do” ~ Mark Twain


558. “Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards; they simply unveil them to the eyes of men. Silently and perceptibly. as we wake or sleep. we grow strong or weak; and last some crisis shows what we have become. ”


559. “- Bilbo Baggins: I hope only to be taken prisoner as quickly as possible!


560. “Roses are red, violets are blue, I’ve got five fingers, and the one in the middle is reserved specifically for ghosters like you.”


561. “None but a coward dares to boast that he has never known fear.” – Bertrand Russell


562. ‘I think on the whole I am a better writer than I am given credit for being. It is fairly natural that my writing should be appreciated casually, because my personality, performances, music and legend get in the way. Someday, I suspect, when Jesus has definitely got me for a sunbeam, my works may be adequately assessed.’


563. “Shame on you, you know I cannot love a coward, by my faith! Haven’t you a man’s heart and haven’t you a beard? Be merry husband. Do not fear dreams.”


564. “To be one’s self, and unafraid whether right or wrong, is more admirable than the easy cowardice of surrender to conformity.” ― Irving Wallace


565. “Anything worth doing is worth overdoing. Moderation is for cowards.” ― Marcus Luttrell


566. “Oh, come on. I can’t go back, I’m a human sacrifice. If I go back they’ll think I’m a coward. I’d rather be dinner than a coward.”


567. “A coward talks to everyone but YOU.” ― Shannon L. Alder


568. “Love makes even the worst of the cowards, fearless.”


569. “Let’s get this straight—if you start talking to me everyday and night, I’m obviously gonna get attached to you. Even if I never planned to, I will. So before you press send, make sure that you won’t suddenly disappear. Because you know, that happens to me a lot.”


570. “A coward is incapable of exhibiting love; it is the prerogative of the brave.” – Mahatma Gandhi


571. “Cowards falter, but danger is often overcome by those who nobly dare.” ~ Queen Elizabeth II


572. “To be called a coward, I don’t think that’s fair.” – Rodney Alexander


573. “While President Bush likes to project an image of strength and courage, the real truth is that in the presence of his large financial contributors, he is a moral coward.” ~ Al Gore


574. “The coward never on himself relies, But to an equal for assistance flies.” ~ George Crabbe


575. “If you hesitate between me and another person, don’t choose me.”


576. “A team is where a boy can prove his courage on his own. A gang is where a coward goes to hide.” ~ Mickey Mantle


577. “One needs to be either more brave or more good. because if courage is lacking goodness can substitute. while cowardice is the deficiency of both.” – Neel Burton


578. “Some people don’t realize what they have until it’s gone, but that does not always mean they are supposed to get it back.” — Stephan Labossiere.


579. “People change their feelings all the time, but you could have been an adult about it. Do me a favor and delete my number. I have no time to fool around.”


580. “Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards; they simply unveil them to the eyes. Silently and imperceptibly, as we wake or sleep, we grow strong or we grow weak, and at last, some crisis shows us what we have become.” ~ Brooke Westcott


581. “Freedom itself was attacked this morning by a faceless coward, and freedom will be defended.” ~ George W. Bush


582. ‘Marriage nowadays is nothing but a temporary refuge for those who are uncomfortable at home.’


583. “The real hero is always a hero by mistake; he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.”


584. “I wish people were more like money, so you could hold them up to the light and see which ones are fake or real.” — Ghost Quotes.


585. “We want to tell him [Blair] that we have not executed anybody. They are either killed in battle, most of them get killed because they are cowards anyway, the rest they just get captured.” ~ Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf


586. “My ghost won’t associate with your ghost,” Matthias said primly, and then wondered if the sea air was rotting his brain.”


587. “Staying silent is like a slow growing cancer to the soul and a trait of a true coward. There is nothing intelligent about not standing up for yourself. You may not win every battle. However, everyone will at least know what you stood for – you.” – Shannon L. Alder


588. “This is to be asserted in general of men, that they are ungrateful, fickle, false, cowardly, covetous.”


589. “Choose your leaders with wisdom and forethought. To be led by a coward is to be controlled by all that the coward fears. To be led by a fool is to be led by the opportunists who control the fool. To be led by a thief is to offer up your most precious treasures to be stolen. To be led by a liar is to ask to be told lies. To be led by a tyrant is to sell yourself and those you love into slavery.” ~ Octavia Butler