Courage And Determination Quotes

The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority.

Ralph W. Sockman

Most of our pocket wisdom is conceived for the use of mediocre people, to discourage them from ambitious attempts, and generally console them in their mediocrity.

Robert Louis Stevenson

In this country we encourage "creativity" among the mediocre, but real bursting creativity appalls us. We put it down as undisciplined, as somehow "too much.".

Pauline Kael

No problem is insurmountable. With a little courage, teamwork and determination a person can overcome anything.

B. Dodge

Courage stands halfway between cowardice and rashness, one of which is a lack, the other an excess of courage.


In the last analysis, of course, an oath will encourage fidelity in office only to the degree that officeholders continue to believe that they cannot escape ultimate accountability for a breach of faith.

James L. Buckley

Courage which goes against military expediency is stupidity, or, if it is insisted upon by a commander, irresponsibility.

Field Marshal Erwin Rommel

But courage which goes against military expediency is stupidity, or, if it is insisted upon by a commander, irresponsibility.

Erwin Rommel

We live in a culture that discourages empathy. A culture that too often tells us our principle goal in life is to be rich, thin, young, famous, safe, and entertained.

Barack Obama

Some people think only intellect counts: knowing how to solve problems, knowing how to get by, knowing how to identify an advantage and seize it. But the functions of intellect are insufficient without courage, love, friendship, compassion and empathy.

Dean Koontz

Where is your ancient courage? You were used to say extremities was the trier of spirits; That common chances common men could bear; That when the sea was calm all boats alike showed mastership in floating.

William Shakespeare

Pretend inferiority and encourage his arrogance.

Sun Tzu

An Editor becomes kind of your mother. You expect love and encouragement from an Editor.

Jackie Kennedy

Let no feeling of discouragement prey upon you, and in the end you are sure to succeed.

Abraham Lincoln

Encourage your people to be committed to a project rather than just be involved in it.

Richard Pratt

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