Courage Quotes

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.
John Quincy Adams

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish. “Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.”
Mark Victor Hansen

It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power.
Alan Cohen:

“If we’re growing, we’re always going to be out of our comfort zone.”
John Maxwell

Yesterday I dared to struggle. Today I dare to win.
Bernadette Devlin

There would be nothing to frighten you if you refused to be afraid.
Gandhi

You’ve got to follow your passion. You’ve got to figure out what it is you love–who you really are. And have the courage to do that. I believe that the only courage anybody ever needs is the courage to follow your own dreams.
Oprah Winfrey

“There is no need to be ashamed of tears, for tears bear witness that a man has the greatest of courage, the courage to suffer.”
Frankl

All our dreams can come true – if we have the courage to pursue them.
Walt Disney

Any coward can fight a battle when he’s sure of winning, but give me a man who has pluck to fight when he’s sure of losing.
George Eliot

Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.
Aristotle:

“Courage is the discovery that you may not win, and trying when you know you can lose.”
Tom Krause

“Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing. Use the pain as fuel, as a reminder of your strength.”
August Wilson

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
Eleanor Roosevelt

I long to accomplish a great and noble tasks, but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble. The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker.
Helen Keller

One isn’t necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
Maya Angelou

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear”
Mark Twain

To dare is to lose one’s footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.
Soren Kierkegaard:

For without belittling the courage with which men have died, we should not forget those acts of courage with which men have lived.
John F. Kennedy

When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.
Mark Twain

***googlethreehundred.shtml*** Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
Winston Churchill

Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
John Quincy Adams

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends, of most of the people you see every day, is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
Theodore H. White

Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt. –
William Shakespeare

Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount.
Clare Booth Luce:

The greatest mistake is life is to be continually fearing that you will make one.
Elbert Hubbard

Only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live.
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

Everyday courage has few witnesses. But yours is no less noble because no drum beats for you and no crowds shout your name.
Robert Louis Stevenson

If you lose hope, somehow you lose the vitality that keeps life moving, you lose that courage to be, that quality that helps you go on in spite of it all. And so today I still have a dream.
Martin Luther King, jr.:

***googlethreehundred.shtml*** We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
Plato

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.
Anais Nin

Moral cowardice that keeps us from speaking our minds is as dangerous to this country as irresponsible talk. The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character.
Margaret Chase Smith:

Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.
George Patton

A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves obscure men whose timidity prevented them from making a first effort.
Sydney Smith

Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.
James Bryant Conant

You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honour.
James Allen

Courage is grace under pressure.
Ernest Hemingway

Peace is the most powerful weapon of mankind. It takes more courage to take a blow than give one. It takes more courage to try and talk things through than to start a war.
Mahatma Gandhi

Time is neutral and does not change things. With courage and initiative, leaders change things.
Jesse Jackson

A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward.
Jean Paul Richter

This is no time for ease and comfort. It is the time to dare and endure.
Winston Churchill

“Cowardice asks the question: is it safe? Expediency asks the question: is it politic? Vanity asks the question: is it popular? But conscience asks the question: is it right? And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular- but one must take it simply because it is right.”
Martin Luther King Jr.

Throughout the centuries there were men who took first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision.
Ayn Rand

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.”
Ambrose Redmoon

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King Jr

The world isn’t interested in the storms you encountered, but whether or not you brought in the ship.
Raul Armesto

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