Courage 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

With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.

Keshavan Nair

Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, "I will try again tomorrow.

Mary Anne Radmacher

Courage is simply the willingness to be afraid and act anyway.

Dr. Robert Anthony

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

Rollo May

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

Ambrose Redmoon

Courage is the dividing line between weakness and strength of character.

Steve Pavlina

Courage is the gateway in the sense that you must first learn to face down your fears, even as they still appear real to you.

Steve Pavlina

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

Mohamed Abdel Moneim Fayed

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

No one grows up and wants to be a cop killer. It was against everything Ive ever was. As a young police explorer I found my calling in life. But, As a young police officer I found that the violent suspects on the street are not the only people you have to watch.

Christopher Jordan Dorner

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

John Wayne

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

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

C.S. Lewis

Courage is the art of being the only one who knows you're scared to death.

Earl Wilson

Courage is doing what you're afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you're scared.

Edward Vernon Rickenbacker

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

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

Steve Pavlina

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

Steve Pavlina

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

Steve Pavlina

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

Without courage we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can\'t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.

Maya Angelou

There are many faces to war. There is the face of courage, of bravery, of fellowship. There is the face of fear. Above all, there is love of country.

Barbara Levy Boxer

When we love, we are courageous; and courage has nothing to do with being fearless, its about being willing to experience fear, even dread, to do what we must, without guarantee of outcome.

Vanna Bonta

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Updated On : January 13, 2014
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