Best Quotes about Courage
You take a number of small steps which you believe are right, thinking maybe tomorrow somebody will treat this as a dangerous provocation. And then you wait. If there is no reaction, you take another step: courage is only an accumulation of small steps.
Some have been thought brave because they didn't have the courage to run away.
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
Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I may not forget you.
With your help I can advance against a troop; with my God I can scale a wall. [Psalms 18:29]
Courage is acting in spite of fear.
Hunter, Howard W.
At the bottom of not a little of the bravery that appears in the world, there lurks a miserable cowardice. Men will face powder and steel because they have not the courage to face public opinion.
Chapin, Edwin Hubbel
As a rock on the seashore he standeth firm, and the dashing of the waves disturbeth him not. He raiseth his head like a tower on a hill, and the arrows of fortune drop at his feet. In the instant of danger, the courage of his heart here, and scorn to fly.
Courage that grows from constitution often forsakes a man when he has occasion for it; courage which arises from a sense of duty acts ;in a uniform manner.
Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Courage follows action.
Douglas, Mack R.
The world's male chivalry has perished out, but women are knights-errant to the last; and, if Cervantes had been greater still, he had made his Don a Donna.
Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
A man of courage is also full of faith.
Cicero, Marcus T.
I'm very brave generally, he went on in a low voice: only today I happen to have a headache.
Part of courage is simple consistency.
Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.
Beaton, Sir Cecil
Correction does much, but encouragement does more. Encouragement after censure is as the sun after a shower.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
Don't foul, don't flinch. Hit the line hard.
The bravest are the most tender; the loving are the daring.
I can do all things through him who strengthens me. [Philippians 4:13]
Wealth lost is something lost, honor lost is something lost: Courage lost all is lost.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
You've got to jump off cliffs and build your wings on the way down.
I've been through it all, baby. I'm Mother Courage.
Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.
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.
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.
Have courage for the great sorrows of life, and patience for the small ones. When you have laboriously accomplished your daily tasks, go to sleep in peace. God is awake.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
It is the perpetual dread of fear, the fear of fear, that shapes the face of a brave man.
Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
John Quincy Adams
We must have the courage to allow a little disorder in our lives.
Courage is the capacity to conduct oneself with restraint in times of prosperity and with courage and tenacity when things do not go well.
Forrestal, James V.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Gogh, Vincent Van
To put it boldly, it is the attempt at a posterior reconstruction of existence by the process of conceptualization.
I advise you to say your dream is possible and then overcome all inconveniences, ignore all the hassles and take a running leap through the hoop, even if it is in flames.
No one reaches a high position without daring.
Grant what thou commandest and then command what thou wilt.
It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world, and moral courage so rare.
Courage is not the towering oak that sees storms come and go; it is the fragile blossom that opens in the snow.
Swaim, Alice Mackenzie
Be larger than your task.
Marden, Orison Swett
It is a blessed thing that in every age some one has had the individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions.
Ingersoll, Robert Green
To love someone deeply gives you strength. Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage.
I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
A strong man and a waterfall always channel their own path.
Act boldly and unseen forces will come to your aid.
It takes guts to get out of the ruts.
Schuller, Robert H.
Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
There's no substitute for guts.
Fortune helps the brave.
It takes courage to push yourself to places that you have never been before... to test your limits... to break through barriers. And the day came when the risk it took to remain tight inside the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
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