Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
Language achieves soul only when it's applied as a tool, used by those who imbue it with what they have had the courage and honesty to perceive and feel.
Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.
Wine gives courage and makes men more apt for passion.
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
Golf is an open exhibition of overweening ambition, courage deflated by stupidity, skill scoured by a whiff of arrogance
Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul.
If we would keep filling our minds with the picture of happy things ahead, many worries and anxieties, and perhaps ill health, would naturally melt away.... Always expect the best. Then if you have to hurdle a few tough problems, you will have generated the strength and courage to do so.
Atheists put on false courage in the midst of their darkness and misaprehensions, like children who, when they fear to go in the dark,will sing or whistle to keep their courage.
Courage leads to heaven; fear leads to death.
Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience.
Courage without conscience is a wild beast.
We are very much what others think of us. The reception our observations meet with gives us courage to proceed, or damps our efforts.
We simply do not understand our place in the universe and have not the courage to admit it
The principles of living greatly include the capacity to face trouble with courage, disappointment with cheerfulness, and trial with humility.
We need to find the courage to say NO to the things and people that are not serving us if we want to rediscover ourselves and live our lives with authenticity.
Courage consists not in blindly overlooking danger, but in seeing it, and conquering it.
Discouragement is not the absence of adequacy but the absence of courage.
Courage and grace are a formidable mixture. The only place to see it is in the bullring.
Cowardice and courage are never without a measure of affectation. Nor is love. Feelings are never true. They play with their mirrors
A man of courage never needs weapons, but he may need bail
You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift. You cannot help small men by tearing down big men. You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong. You cannot lift the wage-earner by pulling down the wage-payer. You cannot help the poor man by destroying the rich. You cannot keep out of trouble by spending more than your income. You cannot further the brotherhood of man by inciting class hatred. You cannot establish security on borrowed money. You cannot build character and courage by taking away men's initiative and independence. You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.
If an American is to amount to anything he must rely upon himself, and not upon the State; he must take pride in his own work, instead of sitting idle to envy the luck of others. He must face life with resolute courage, win victory if he can, and accept defeat if he must, without seeking to place on his fellow man a responsibility which is not theirs
True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes, but the firm resolve of virtue and reason.
Killing yourself is a major commitment, it takes a kind of courage. Most people just lead lives of cowardly desperation. It's kinda half suicide where you just dull yourself with substances.