Courage Quotes

George s. patton - courage is fear holding on a minute longer....
Martin luther king jr. - courage is the power of the mind to overcome fear....

Be strong and courageous, do not be afraid or tremble... for the Lord, your God is the one who goes with you. He will not fail you or forsake you.
Bible, Deuteronomy 31: 6 NAS
A man of courage flees forward in the midst of new things.
Jacques Maritain
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
It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong.
Abraham Lincoln

Courage is a special kind of knowledge the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought no to be feared.
David Ben - Gurion
Benjamin disraeli - courage is fire, and bullying is smoke....
I am sure of this, that by going much alone a man will get more of a noble courage in thought and word than from all the wisdom that is in books.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
Carl Sandburg
Life without the courage for death is slavery.
Seneca
One man scorned and covered with scars still strove with his last ounce of courage to reach the unreachable stars and the world will be better for this.
Miguel de Cervantes
The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is shot through with beauty, with love, with glints of courage and laughter; and in these, the spirit blooms timidly, and struggles to the light amid the thorns.
George Santayana
The problem most people have with resisting temptation is that they never really want to discourage it altogether.
Steve Martini
Courage is like love it must have hope for nourishment.
La Rochefoucauld
There is nothing better than the encouragement of a good friend.
Katharine Butler Hathaway
Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I may not forget you.
Sir William Arthu
Democracy encourages the majority to decide things about which the majority is blissfully ignorant.
John Simon
Physical bravery is an animal instinct moral bravery is much higher and truer courage.
Wendell Phillips
No matter how brilliant a man may be, he will never engender confidence in his subordinates and associates if he lacks simple honesty and moral courage.
J. Lawton Collins
Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.
Billy Graham
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - Not absence of fear.
Mark Twain
Courage is knowing what not to fear.
Plato
We must have the courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act. Everyday living requires courage if life is to be effective and bring happiness.
Maxwell Maltz
A man of character in peace is a man of courage in war.
Sir James Glove
Courage is more than standing for a firm conviction. It includes the risk of questioning that conviction.
Julian Weber Gordon
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage.
William Ellery Channing
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
Leaders come in many forms, with many styles and diverse qualities. There are quiet leaders and leaders one can hear in the next county. Some find strength in eloquence, some in judgment, some in courage.
John W. Gardne
As for courage and will - we cannot measure how much of each lies within us, we can only trust there will be sufficient to carry through trials which may lie ahead.
Andre Norton
Courageous risks are life - Giving, they help you grow, make you brave, and better than you think you are.
Joan L. Curcio
I sit beside my lonely fire and pray for wisdom yet for calmness to remember or courage to forget.
Charles Hamilton Aide
Courage may be taught as a child is taught to speak.
Euripides
God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things which should be changed, and the wisdom to distinguish the one from the other.
Reinhold Niebuhr, in a sermon in 1943
Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
Dale Carnegie
It takes courage to grow up and turn out to be who you really are.
Unknown
To see what is right, and not to do it, is want of courage or of principle.
Confucius
Our achievements speak for themselves. What we have to keep track of are our failures, discouragements and doubts. We tend to forget the past difficulties, the many false starts, and the painful groping. We see our past achievements as the end results of a clean forward thrust, and our present difficulties as signs of decline and decay.
Eric Hoffe
Courage consists not in blindly overlooking danger, but in seeing it, and conquering it.
Jean Paul Friedrich Richte
The man who suffers from a sense of sin is suffering from a particular kind of self - Love. In all this vast universe the thing that appears to him of most importance is that he himself should be virtuous. It is a grave defect in certain forms of traditional religion that they have encouraged this particular kind of self - Absorption.
Bertrand Russell, The Conquest of Happiness