Quotes on Courage

I learned very early in my life never to take counsel in my fears. George S Patton

Courage is temperamental, scientific, ideal. Ralph Waldo Emerson

To sit back and do nothing is to cooperate with the oppressor. Jane Elliott

Knowledge without courage is sterile. Baltasar Gracian

Freedom is a system based on courage. Charles Peguy

Revile those who flatter you. Rumi

Even the bravest only rarely have courage for what they really know. Friedrich Nietzsche

Until the day of his death no man can be sure of his courage. Jean Anouilh

It is only when we are no longer fearful that we begin to create. J M W Turner

Have the courage to live. Anyone can die. Robert "Tree" Cody

Courage is the thing. All goes if courage goes. Joseph Addison

Courage is its own reward. Plautus

Courage of the soldier awakes the courage of woman. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Who would true Valour see, Let him come hither John Bunyan

Treason seldom dwells with courage. Walter Scott

Without courage there cannot be truth, and without truth there can be no other virtue. Walter Scott

Nothing but courage can guide life. Luc De Clapiers

It is to live that requires courage, not to die.... Jean Plaidy

The secret of freedom, courage.... Thucydides

Failure is not having the courage to try, nothing more and nothing less. Robin S. Sharma

Fear's contagious, but so is courage. Betty Williams

The best hearts are ever the bravest. Laurence Sterne

Withough danger you cannot go beyond danger. George Herbert

Even the pluckiest among us has but seldom the courage of what he really knows. Friedrich Nietzsche

Anyone can stay the same. It takes courage to change John Assaraf

It takes strength and courage to admit the truth. Rick Riordan

Life without the courage for death is slavery. Seneca the Younger

Strength, courage & wisdom...it's been inside of me all along... India.Arie

To live in relationship and yet remain independent, that is what courage is. Rajneesh

Courage, the footstool of the Virtues, upon which they stand. Robert Louis Stevenson

Courage is the only Magic worth having. Erica Jong

But there were worse things than disappointment, and I'd lived through several of them already. R. J. Anderson

God holds with the strong. Giuseppe Mazzini

Courage is like a strain of yoghurt culture, if you have some you can have some more. Ruth Gordon

there was nothing like necessity to supply a lack of nerve. Helen Nielsen

But how cool, how quiet is true courage! Fanny Burney

Courage is knowing what to fear. Plato

Whistling aloud to bear his courage up. Robert Blair

From the true antagonist illimitable courage is transmitted to you. Franz Kafka

We become brave by doing brave acts. Aristotle

Courage is the virtue of the free. Daniel Quinn

Necessity makes even the timid brave. Sallust

Courage consists not in hazarding without fear; but being resolutely minded in a just cause. Plutarch

The great are only great because we are on our knees. Let us rise! Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

Don't be a Pollyanna! Richard Diebenkorn

The more wit the less courage. Thomas Fuller

Courage easily finds its own eloquence. Plautus

Courage is one step ahead of fear. Coleman Young

Few persons have courage enough to appear as good as they really are. Augustus Hare

You have to have courage to love somebody. Because you risk everything. Everything. Maya Angelou

Those who have courage and faith shall never perish in misery Anne Frank

Another word for creativity is courage. Henri Matisse

You can always die. It's living that takes real courage." - Himura Kenshin Nobuhiro Watsuki

Political courage is not political suicide. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Most men have more courage than even they themselves think they have.... Greville Janner, Baron Janner of Braunstone

All happiness depends on courage and work. Honore De Balzac

Courage is to feel the daily daggers of relentless steel and keep on living. Douglas Malloch

The world is in a constant conspiracy against the brave. Douglas Macarthur

Moral courage is higher and a rarer virtue than physical courage. William Slim, 1st Viscount Slim

You get strength and courage, when you stop to look fear in the face. Eleanor Roosevelt

Courage is very important. Like a muscle, it is strengthened by use. Ruth Gordon

The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage. Michel De Montaigne

A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Those who have courage to love should have courage to suffer. Anthony Trollope

In times of stress, be bold and valiant. Horace

Proust has pointed out that the predisposition to love creates its own objects; is this not also true of fear? Elizabeth Bowen

To live with fear and not be afraid is the final test of maturity. Ed Weeks

Optimism is the foundation of courage. Nicholas Murray Butler

Courage is rightly considered the foremost of the virtues, for upon it all others depend. Winston Churchill

You become courageous by doing courageous acts...Courage is a habit. Mary Daly

I urge you to be as impudent as you dare. BE BOLD, BE BOLD, BE BOLD. Susan Sontag

None of us can change our yesterdays but all of us can change our tomorrows. Colin Powell

Live in your hopes and not in your fears. Johnny Majors

Have the courage to take your own thoughts seriously, for they will shape you. Albert Einstein

It takes courage for people to listen to their own goodness and act on it. Pablo Casals

Everybody's frightened a bit. But how many of us just go through the fear and do it anyway? Barbra Streisand

Do not desire to fit in. Desire to lead. Mary Kay Ash

There's plenty of intelligence in the world, but the courage to do things differently is in short supply. Marilyn Vos Savant

We stumble and fall constantly, even when we are most enlightened. Thomas Merton

He who has always spared himself much will in the end become sickly of so much consideration. Praised be what hardens! Friedrich Nietzsche



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