Courage Quotes

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Courage, it would seem, is nothing less than the power to overcome danger, misfortune, fear, injustice, while continuing to affirm inwardly that life with all its sorrows is good that everything is meaningful even if in a sense beyond our understanding and that there is always tomorrow.
Dorothy Thompson
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 it is brave.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
I want to grow old without facelifts. I want to have the courage to be loyal to the face I have made.
Marilyn Monroe
Courage means going against majority opinion in the name of the truth.
V? lcav Havel, parade, Times Picayune

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
Bertie forbes - history has demonstrated that the most notable...
Courage is like love it must have hope for nourishment.
La Rochefoucauld
Courage is knowing what not to fear.
Plato
Knowing that I am not the one in control gives great encouragement. Knowing the One who is in control is everything.
Alexander Michael
I believe that I shall see the bounty of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait for the Lord with courage be stouthearted, and wait for the Lord.
Psalm 27 13 - 14 Bible
Courage is more than standing for a firm conviction. It includes the risk of questioning that conviction.
Julian Weber Gordon
To him that waits all things reveal themselves, provided that he has the courage not to deny, in the darkness, what he has seen in the light.
Coventry Patmore
Courage is the fear of being thought a coward.
Horace Smith
Courage is grace under pressure.
Ernest Hemingway
The future does not belong to those who are content with today, apathetic toward common problems and their fellow man alike, timid and fearful in the face of bold projects and new ideas. Rather, it will belong to those who can blend passion, reason and courage in a personal commitment to the ideals of American society.
Robert Francis Kennedy
Courage without conscience is a wild beast.
Robert G. Ingersoll
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
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.
Ambrose Redmoon
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
Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes.
Joseph Addison
Support the strong, give courage to the timid, remind the indifferent, and warn the opposed.
Whitney M. Young Jr.
There is plenty of courage among us for the abstract, but not for the concrete.
Hellen Kelle
Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.
Erica Jong
One man with courage is a majority.
Thomas Jefferson
One man with courage makes a majority.
Andrew Old Hickory Jackson
Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.
Billy Graham
Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount.
Brendan Francis Behan
Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.
Susan Taylo
Many people have died for their beliefs? The real courage is living and suffering for what you believe.
Christopher Paolini, Author of Eragon and Eldest. Quote from Eragon.
I have often thought morality may perhaps consist solely in the courage of making a choice.
Leon Blum
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage.
William Ellery Channing
It is especially important to encourage unorthodox thinking when the situation is critical At such moments every new word and fresh thought is more precious than gold. Indeed, people must not be deprived of the right to think their own thoughts.
Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin
Courage is the capacity to comfront what can be imagined....
Leo C. Rosten
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.
Joe Darion, "The Impossible Dream".
Courage is not afraid to weep, and she is not afraid to pray, even when she is not sure who she is praying to.
Black Hawk
It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong.
Abraham Lincoln
The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.
Robert G. Ingersoll
In the Soviet army it takes more courage to retreat than to advance.
Joseph Stalin