Courage is being scared to death … and saddling up anyway.
You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of
Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.
Mary Anne Radmacher
Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the LORD thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.
Deuteronomy 31:6 (KJV)
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.
Fortune always favors the brave, and never helps a man who does not help himself.
It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity.
It is curious--curious that physical courage should be so common in the world, and moral courage so rare.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
The best way out is always through.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important
When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.
I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
Courage is feat that has said its prayers.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
To a brave man, good and bad luck are like his left and right hand. He uses both.
St. Catherine of Siena
You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going. What you need is to recognize the possibilities and challenges offered by the present moment, and to embrace them with courage, faith and hope.
Some have been thought brave because they were afraid to run away.
I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.
A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is braver five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for.
William G.T. Shedd
When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. Disappointment, defeat, and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way.
Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
John Quincy Adams
Moral courage is a rarer commodity than bravery in battle or great intelligence. Yet it is the one essential, vital quality for those who seek to change a world that yields most painfully
Robert F. Kennedy
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