Courage Quotes

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An intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius - - And a lot of courage - - To move in the opposite direction.
Hoshang N. Akhta
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius - - And a lot of courage - - To move in the opposite direction.
E. F. Schumache
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
The highest courage is to dare to appear to be what one is.
John Lancaster Spalding

Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.
Raymond Lindquist
Oscar wilde - sometimes it takes courage to give into...
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
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
Courage is one step ahead of fear.
Coleman Young
Courage consists not in blindly overlooking danger, but in seeing it, and conquering it.
Jean Paul Friedrich Richte
History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, however, if faced with courage, need not be lived again.
Maya Angelou
When one has nothing left to lose one becomes courageous. We are timid only when we have something left to cling to.
Don Juan Matus, The Second Ring Of Power by Carlos Castaneda
Courage is knowing what not to fear.
Plato
The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next.
Mignon McLaughlin
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... it takes a touch of genius - - And a lot of courage - - To move in the opposite direction.
Albert Einstein
Wine gives courage and makes men more apt for passion.
Ovid
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - Not absence of fear.
Mark Twain
Courage is more than standing for a firm conviction. It includes the risk of questioning that conviction.
Julian Weber Gordon
I am old enough to know that victory is often a thing deferred, and rarely at the summit of courage... What is at the summit of courage, I think, is freedom. The freedom that comes with the knowledge that no earthly think can break you.
Paula Giddings
With enough courage, you can do without a reputation.
Clark Gable, Gone With the Wind
Every step toward Christ kills a doubt. Every thought, word, and deed for Him carries you away from discouragement.
Theodore Ledyard Cuyle
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
When you meet your antagonist, do everything in a mild and agreeable manner. Let your courage be as keen, but at the same time as polished, as your sword.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
A nation which has forgotten the quality of courage which in the past has been brought to public life is not as likely to insist upon or regard that quality in its chosen leaders today - - And in fact we have forgotten.
Euripides
Courage mounteth with occasion.
William Shakespeare, King John, II. i
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
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 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
Just as courage imperils life, fear protects it.
Jewish Prove
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
Reinhold Niebuh
To bear failure with courage is the best proof of character that anyone can give.
W. Somerset Maugham
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
Charlie Chaplin
Never discourage anyone... who continually makes progress, no matter how slow.
Plato
The scars you acquire by exercising courage, Will never make you feel inferior.
D. A. Battista
A man of character in peace is a man of courage in war.
Sir James Glove
The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of a final moment but it is no less than a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads.
Erica Jong
It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong.
Abraham Lincoln