Courage Quotes Quotes

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

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

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

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

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

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

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

Abraham Lincoln

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

Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.

William Arthur Ward

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.

Barbara De Angelis

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

Mohamed Abdel Moneim Fayed

A nation which has forgotten the quality of courage which in the past has been brought to public life is not as likely to insist upon or regard that quality in its chosen leaders today - and in fact we have forgotten.

John F. Kennedy

Encouragement is the oxygen of the soul.

Anonymous

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

Courage, it would seem, is nothing less than the power to overcome danger, misfortune, fear, injustice, while continuing to affirm inwardly that life with all its sorrows is good; that everything is meaningful even if in a sense beyond our understanding; and that there is always tomorrow.

Dorothy Thompson

The most essential factor is persistence - the determination never to allow your energy or enthusiasm to be dampened by the discouragement that must inevitably come.

James Whitcomb Riley

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
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