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236 Greatest Quotes About Courage


Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity. Coco Chanel
In the Soviet army it takes more courage to retreat than advance. Joseph Stalin
I believe that the most important single thing, beyond discipline and creativity is daring to dare. Maya Angelou
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear. Mark Twain
He who has courage and faith will never perish in misery! Anne Frank
Never ask the Gods for life set free from grief, but ask for courage that endureth long. Menander
The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue. Napoleon Bonaparte
It takes courage...to endure the sharp pains of self discovery rather than choose to take the dull pain of unconsciousness that would last the rest of our lives. Marianne Williamson
Unless a reviewer has the courage to give you unqualified praise, I say ignore the bastard. John Steinbeck
I never thought much of the courage of a lion tamer. Inside the cage he is at least safe from people. George Bernard Shaw
Just because you fail once doesn't mean you're gonna fail at everything. Marilyn Monroe
When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened. Billy Graham
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage. Anais Nin
The eagle has no fear of adversity. We need to be like the eagle and have a fearless spirit of a conqueror! Joyce Meyer
It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things. Theodore Roosevelt
Sooner or later even the fastest runners have to stand and fight. Stephen King
It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. e. e. cummings
The brave man inattentive to his duty, is worth little more to his country than the coward who deserts in the hour of danger. Andrew Jackson
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way. Henry David Thoreau
Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. Les Brown
It is easy to be brave from a safe distance. Aesop
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them. Bruce Lee
Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them. Rabindranath Tagore
There are two sides to every issue: one side is right and the other is wrong, but the middle is always evil. Ayn Rand
Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little. Edmund Burke
We cannot be sure of having something to live for unless we are willing to die for it. Che Guevara
If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it. John Irving
None of us can change our yesterdays but all of us can change our tomorrows. Colin Powell
You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore. William Faulkner
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything? Vincent Van Gogh
Genius is talent set on fire by courage. Henry Van Dyke
As a rule, men worry more about what they can't see than about what they can. Julius Caesar
Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time. Maya Angelou
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor. Aristotle
The best way to develop courage is to set a goal and achieve it, make a promise and keep it. Stephen Covey
Courage isn't having the strength to go on - it is going on when you don't have strength. Napoleon Bonaparte
Courage is knowing what not to fear. Plato
Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing. August Wilson
Develop enough courage so that you can stand up for yourself and then stand up for somebody else. Maya Angelou
I think we all have empathy. We may not have enough courage to display it. Maya Angelou
Real courage is when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what. Harper Lee
All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. Walt Disney
There is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. Alan Cohen
Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye. Helen Keller
You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give. Eleanor Roosevelt