Courage Quotes

Maya angelou - courage is fear that has said its prayers....
Ambrose redmoon - courage is not the absence of fear, but rather...

Discouragement is simply the despair of wounded self - Love.
Francois de Fenelon
Courage changes things for the better... With courage you can stay with something long enough to succeed at it, realizing that it usually takes two, three or four times as long to succeed as you thought or hoped.
Earl Nightingale
It takes courage to grow up and turn out to be who you really are.
Unknown
Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount.
Brendan Francis Behan

I have three treasures. Guard and keep them: The first is deep love, The second is frugality, And the third is not to dare to be ahead of the world. Because of deep love, one is courageous. Because of frugality, one is generous. Because of not daring to be ahead of the world, one becomes the leader of the world.
Lao - Tzu, The Way of Lao - Tzu
Anonymous - by courage i repel adversity....
I have often thought morality may perhaps consist solely in the courage of making a choice.
Leon Blum
Courage is of no value unless accompanied by justice yet if all men became just, there would be no need for courage.
Agesilaus the Second
It takes far less courage to kill yourself than it takes to make yourself wake up one more time. It is harder to stay where you are than to get out.
Judith Rossne
Those who are lifting the world upward and onward are those who encourage more than criticize.
Elizabeth Harrison
Disobedience, the rarest and most courageous of the virtues, is seldom distinguished from neglect, the laziest and commonest of the vices.
George Bernard Shaw
Great spirits have always encountered opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly.
Albert Einstein, quoted in New York Times, March 13, 1940
Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Please write again soon. Though my own life is filled with activity, letters encourage momentary escape into others lives and I come back to my own with greater contentment.
Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey
To my daughter Leonora without whose never failing sympathy and encouragement this book would have been completed in half the time.
P. G. Wodehouse
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
Andr Gide
I want to grow old without facelifts. I want to have the courage to be loyal to the face I have made.
Marilyn Monroe
Should we feel at times disheartened and discouraged, a confiding thought, a simple movement of heart towards God will renew our powers. Whatever He may demand of us, He will give us at the moment the strength and the courage that we need.
Franois de Salignac de la Mothe Fenelon
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.
Hermann Hesse
Courage is grace under pressure.
Ernest Hemingway
Evil is a fact not to be explained away, but to be accepted and accepted not to be endured, but to be conquered. It is a challenge neither to our reason nor to our patience, but to our courage.
John Andrew Holmes
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.... You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
Eleanor Rosevelt
He who does not have the courage to speak up for his rights cannot earn the respect of others.
Ren G. Torres
Courage is one step ahead of fear.
Coleman Young
It is a blessed thing that in every age someone has had the individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions.
Robert Green Ingersoll
What makes the difference between a Nation that is truly great and one that is merely rich and powerful It is the simple things that make the difference. Honesty, knowing right from wrong, openness, self - Respect, and the courage of conviction.
David L Boren
Courage is not the towering oak That sees storms come and go It is the fragile blossom That opens in the snow.
Alice Mackenzie Swaim
Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are stiffened.
William Franklin Billy Graham
With enough courage, you can do without a reputation.
Clark Gable, Gone With the Wind
It used to take courage - - Indeed, it was the act of courage par excellence - - To leave the comforts of home and family and go out into the world seeking adventure. Today there are fewer places to discover, and the real adventure is to stay at home.
Alvaro de Solva
Every step toward Christ kills a doubt. Every thought, word, and deed for Him carries you away from discouragement.
Theodore Ledyard Cuyle
Wine gives courage and makes men more apt for passion.
Ovid
Everyone has a talent. What is rare is the courage to nurture it in solitude and to follow the talent to the dark places where it leads.
Erica Jong
It is easy enough to praise men for the courage of their convictions. I wish I could teach the sad young men of this mealy generation the courage of their confusion.
John Anthony Ciardi
The highest courage is to dare to appear to be what one is.
John Lancaster Spalding
In this country England it is well to kill from time to time an admiral to encourage the others.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.
George S. Patton
America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination, and unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.
Harry S Truman