Courage Quotes Quotes

Necessity does the work of courage.

Nicholas Murray Butler

Moral courage is the most valuable and usually the most absent characteristic in men.

George Patton

It is never easy to keep reaching for dreams. Strength and courage can sometimes be lonely friends. but those who reach, walk in stardust.

Unknown

We are very much what others think of us. The reception our observations meet with gives us courage to proceed, or damps our efforts.

William Hazlitt

Courage without conscience is a wild beast.

Robert Green Ingersoll

Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience.

James Freeman Clarke

Courage leads to heaven; fear leads to death.

Seneca

Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.

C.S. Lewis

Take chances, make mistakes. That's how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.

Mary Tyler Moore

Confidence is courage at ease.

Daniel Maher

Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.

Robert Lewis Stevenson

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.

Alexander Pope

Pacifist propaganda and the resolutions of the parliamentarians encouraged such treaties, and toward the end of the nineteenth century their number had increased considerably.

Ludwig Quidde

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.

George Matthew Adams

Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained

Arthur Somers Roche

Courage is a learned mental skill that you must condition, just as weight training strengthens your muscles.

Steve Pavlina

Courageous people are still afraid, but they don't let the fear paralyze them.

Steve Pavlina

True courage is more a matter of intellect than of feeling.

Steve Pavlina

By courage I mean the ability to face down those imaginary fears and reclaim the far more powerful life that you've denied yourself.

Steve Pavlina

Worry is a think stream of fear which, if encouraged, becomes a wide channel into which all other thoughts flow

Unknown

I want to work with the top people, because only they have the courage and the confidence and the risk-seeking profile that you need.

James Joyce

You cannot build character and courage by taking away man's initiative and independence.

Abraham Lincoln

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.

Ambrose Redmoon

The opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice, it is conformity.

Rollo May
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