Courage Quotes

Henri de montherlant - most affections are habits or duties we lack the...
Confucius analects - to see what is right and not to do it, is want of...

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.
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 sufferings that fate inflicts on us should be borne with patience, what enemies inflict with manly courage.
Thucydides
The last thing a woman will consent to discover in a man whom she loves, or on whom she simply depends, is want of courage.
Joseph Conrad

Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, I will try again tomorrow.
Mary Anne Radmache
Raymond lindquist - courage is the power to let go of the familiar....
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
To live we must conquer incessantly, we must have the courage to be happy.
Henri - Frederic Amiel
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
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
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
Note how good you feel after you have encouraged someone else. No other argument is necessary to suggest that never miss the opportunity to give encouragement.
George Burton Adams
Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.
Robert Albert Bloch
Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are stiffened.
William Franklin Billy Graham
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
Have the courage to be ignorant of a great number of things, in order to avoid the calamity of being ignorant of everything.
Sydney Smith
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.
Hermann Hesse
Leaders must encourage their organizations to dance to forms of music yet to be heard.
Warren Bennis
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
What is more mortifying than to feel that you have missed the plum for want of courage to shake the tree?
Logan Pearsall Smith
The man who has strong opinions and always says what he thinks is courageous - And friendless.
Author Unknown
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.
Carl Sandburg
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
Thomas Edison
Until the day of his death, no man can be sure of his courage.
Jean Anouilh
Some people think only intellect counts: knowing how to solve problems, knowing how to get by, knowing how to identify an advantage and seize it. But the functions of intellect are insufficient without courage, love, friendship, compassion and empathy.
Dean Koontz
Support the strong, give courage to the timid, remind the indifferent, and warn the opposed.
Whitney M. Young Jr.
Men make history, and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.
Harry S Truman
He who does not have the courage to speak up for his rights cannot earn the respect of others.
Ren G. Torres
The Courage that we all prize and seek is not the courage to die decently, but to live manfully.
Thomas Carlyle, Proflies in Courage by: John F. Kennedy
Courage is very important. Like a muscle, it is strengthened by use.
Ruth Gordon
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
One man with courage makes a majority.
Andrew Old Hickory Jackson
Sometimes it takes courage to give into temptation.
Oscar Wilde
The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority.
Ralph W. Sockman
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
This is the art of courage to see things as they are and still believe that the victory lies not with those who avoid the bad, but those who taste, in living awareness, every drop of the good.
Victoria Lincoln
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
Life without the courage for death is slavery.
Seneca