Courage Quotes

Henri de montherlant - most affections are habits or duties we lack the...
J. k. rowling - it takes a great deal of courage to stand up to...

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
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage.
William Ellery Channing
Until the day of his death, no man can be sure of his courage.
Jean Anouilh
Courage means going against majority opinion in the name of the truth.
V? lcav Havel, parade, Times Picayune

Every great work, every great accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement.
Florence Scovel Shinn
Anonymous - by courage i repel adversity....
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
The best weapons against the infamies of life are courage, wilfulness and patience. Courage strenthens, wilfulness is fun and patience provides tranquility.
Hermann Hesse
Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are stiffened.
William Franklin Billy Graham
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
Happines is like mercury. Hard to hold, and when we drop it, it shatters into a million pieces. Maybe the bravest of all are those who have the courage to reach for it again.
Mary Higgins Clark, Kitchen Privileges, A Memoi
A great deal of talent is lost to the world for the want of a little courage.
Sydney Smith
Courage is the fear of being thought a coward.
Horace Smith
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
Dans ce pays - Ci il est bon de tuer de temps en temps un amiral pour encourager les autres. In this country England it is thought well to kill an admiral from time to time to encourage the others. from Candide.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Courage is being scared to death - But saddling up anyway.
John Wayne
To see what is right and not to do it, is want of courage.
Confucius Analects
It takes courage to grow up and turn out to be who you really are.
Unknown
The bigger the information media, the less courage and freedom they allow. Bigness means weakness.
Eric Sevareid
Physical bravery is an animal instinct moral bravery is much higher and truer courage.
Wendell Phillips
All of our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.
Walt Disney
Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.
Benjamin Disraeli
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
Courage is grace under pressure.
Ernest Hemingway
Courage is an everyday thing. When we look reality squarely in the eye and refuse to back away from our awareness, we are living courage.
Unknown
Pardon one offense, and you encourage the commission of many.
Publilius Syrus
The most essential factor is persistence - The determination never to allow your energy or enthusiasm to be dampened by the discouragement that must inevitably come.
James Whitcomb Riley
Often the test of courage is not to die but to live.
Conte Vittorio Alfieri
If I had permitted my failures, or what seemed to me at the time a lack of success, to discourage me I cannot see any way in which I would ever have made progress.
Calvin Coolidge
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 not to be feared.
David Ben - Gurion
No arsenal or no weapon in the arsenals of the world is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women.
Ronald Reagan
The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable.
Paul Tillich
Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous it is nothing if it is not ridiculous.
Thornton
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
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
Every man has his own courage, and is betrayed because he seeks in himself the courage of other persons.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot.
Eleanor Roosevelt
Courage consists not in blindly overlooking danger, but in seeing it, and conquering it.
Jean Paul Friedrich Richte