Best Quotes about Courage
Screw up your courage, you screwed up everything else.
Fortune can take away riches, but not courage.
Gallantry to women -- the sure road to their favor -- is nothing but the appearance of extreme devotion to all their wants and wishes, a delight in their satisfaction, and a confidence in yourself as being able to contribute toward it.
Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.
A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward.
Jean Paul Richter
It shows a brave and resolute spirit not to be agitated in exciting circumstances.
Cicero, Marcus T.
No one can be brave who considers pain to be the greatest evil in life, or can they be temperate who considers pleasure to be the highest good.
Cicero, Marcus T.
Woman and men of retiring timidity are cowardly only in dangers which affect themselves, but the first to rescue when others are in danger.
Richter, Jean Paul
Give us the fortitude to endure the things which cannot be changed, and the courage to change the things which should be changed, ;and the wisdom to know one from the other.
Hart, Oliver J.
When valour preys on reason, it eats the sword it fights with.
Most men have more courage than even they themselves think they have.
Until the day of his death, no man can be sure of his courage.
I am convinced that one of the biggest factors in success is the courage to undertake something.
Worsham, James A.
Write on your doors the saying wise and old. Be bold! and everywhere -- Be bold; Be not too bold! Yet better the excess Than the defect; better the more than less sustaineth him and the steadiness of his mind beareth him out.
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the dangers that imperil the brave.
Bovee, Christian Nevell
Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount.
Clare Booth Luce
Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the danger of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of crackpot than the stigma of conformity.
Watson, Thomas J.
He that would be superior to external influences must first become superior to his own passions.
If you stand up to be counted, someone will take your seat.
You are under the unfortunate delusion that simply because you run away from danger, you have no courage. You're confusing courage with wisdom.
The real acid test of courage is to be just your honest self when everybody is trying to be like somebody else.
Quit thinking that you must halt before the barrier of inner negativity. You need not. You can crash through whatever we see a negative state, that is where we can destroy it.
It is impossible to win the race unless you venture to run, impossible to win the victory unless you dare to battle.
DeVos, Richard M.
Stride forward with a firm, steady step knowing with a deep, certain inner knowing that you will reach every goal you set yourselves, that you will achieve every aim .
Moral courage is a more rare commodity than bravery in battle or great intelligence.
Kennedy, Robert F.
True courage is cool and calm. The bravest of men have the least of a brutal, bullying insolence, and in the very time of danger are found the most serene and free.
The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of the final moment; but it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy.
Kennedy, John F.
Pugnacity is a form of courage, but a very bad form.
Courage conquers all things: it even gives strength to the body.
Real courage is when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.
Success is never final and failure is never fatal. It's courage that counts.
I never thought much of the courage of a lion tamer. Inside the cage he is at least safe from people.
Shaw, George Bernard
It takes vision and courage to create -- it takes faith and courage to prove.
Young, Owen D.
The brave man inattentive to his duty, is worth little more to his country than the coward who deserts in the hour of danger.
The most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle. The essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well.
Coubertin, Baron Pierre De
Courage is the art of being the only one who knows you're scared to death.
You are merely not feeling equal to the tasks before you.
Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway.
A great deal of talent is lost in the world for want of courage.
It's better to be a lion for a day, than a sheep all your life.
Kenny, Sister Elizabeth
Some have been thought brave because they were afraid to run away.
He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all.
Cervantes, Miguel De
Act boldly and unseen forces will come to your aid.
With your help I can advance against a troop; with my God I can scale a wall. [Psalms 18:29]
Live as brave men; and if fortune is adverse, front its blows with brave hearts.
Fortune favors the brave.
Many would be cowards if they had courage enough.
Courage is getting away from death by continually coming within an inch of it.
Chesterton, Gilbert K.
This is the test of your manhood: How much is there left in you after you have lost everything outside of yourself?
Marden, Orison Swett
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