Courage Quotes

The greatest courage you can have is the courage to admit your mistakes.

Vikrant Parsai

There is only one thing that it requires real courage to say, and that is a truism.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

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.

Nelson Mandela

One isnt necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We cant be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.

Maya Angelou

Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities, because, as has been said, 'it is the quality which guarantees all others.'

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

I have not seen the Himalayas. But I have seen Sheikh Mujib. In personality and in courage, this man is the Himalayas. I have thus had the experience of witnessing the Himalayas.

Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz

A leader must have the courage to act against an expert's advice.

Leonard James Callaghan

Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.

John Wayne

Those of you who go along to get along have no backbone and destroy the foundation of courage. You are the enablers of those who are guilty of misconduct. You are just as guilty as those who break the code of ethics and oath you swore.

Christopher Jordan Dorner

I lived a good life and though not a religious man I always stuck to my own personal code of ethics, ethos and always stuck to my shoreline and true North. I didnt need the US Navy to instill Honor, Courage, and Commitment in me but I thank them for re-enforcing it. Its in my DNA.

Christopher Jordan Dorner

Men of courage, men of sense, and men of letters are frequent; but a true gentleman is what one seldom sees.

Sir Richard Steele

Ofttimes the test of courage becomes rather to live than to die.

Mohamed Abdel Moneim Fayed

Young men go to war. Sometimes because they are have to, sometimes because they want to. Always, they feel they are supposed to. This comes from the sad, layered stories of life, which over the centuries have seen courage confused with picking up arms, and cowardice confused with laying them down.

Albom, Mitch

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.

Paulo Coelho

When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and willingness to change; at such a moment, there is no point in pretending that nothing has happened or in saying that we are not ready. The challenge will not wait. Life does not look back. A week is more than enough time for us to decide whether or not to accept our destiny.

Paulo Coelho

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

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Today, having come far in our own historical journey, we must decide: Will we turn back, or finish well? Before history is written down in books, it is written in courage. Like Americans before us, we will show that courage and we will finish well. We will lead freedom's advance. We will compete and excel in the global economy. We will renew the defining moral commitments of this land. And so we move forward optimistic about our country, faithful to its cause, and confident of victories to come.

George Walker Bush

The Senate and the country need Senators of courage who are prepared to make their mark on history by standing with past profiles in courage, and defending not party, not partisanship, but defending principle and democracy itself.

John Kerry

The work we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently, but to live manfully.

Thomas Carlyle

There is always a philosophy for lack of courage.

Albert Camus

Each of us has an inner dream that we can unfold if we will just have the courage to admit what it is. And the faith to trust our own admission. The admitting is often very difficult.

Julia Cameron

Courage cannot be counterfeited. It is one virtue that escapes hypocrisy.

Napoleon Bonaparte

The best protection any woman can have . . . is courage.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Clear thinking requires courage rather than intelligence.

Thomas S. Szasz
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